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3 facts you need to know

… about farming and food in the Kootenays By Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett 1. While we produce only 2.5% of the farm cash receipts, our government does much to support and protect agriculture in the Kootenays such as the … > Read More

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FozzyFest returning to Lake Koocanusa

A music festival that appeared, seemingly out of a soggy nowhere, on the shore of Lake Koocanusa last July, will be returning – but in September. Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors April 4 approved a Special … > Read More

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Kootenay farmers speak out to oppose Bill 24

Farmers from the Columbia Valley and Creston gathered at the steps of the B.C. Legislature in Victoria Monday morning (April 7) to speak out against the Agricultural Land Commission Amendment Act (Bill 24). On March 27 the bill was introduced … > Read More

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Renewable Energy Options Workshop for professional sector

A daylong Renewable Energy Options Workshop aimed at the professional sector is coming to Invermere April 15. The focus is on commercial, institutional and municipal building solutions – energy and building managers, developers, community planners and administrators, builders in the … > Read More

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Coffee thrown in woman’s face during domestic argument

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 6 p.m. on March 27, a Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment officer, while attending to an incident at the Invermere and District Hospital, was directed by a doctor to injuries that he … > Read More

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Summit Youth Centre kicks off 20th anniversary with gala fundraiser

Beckham and Wilson and fun, oh my! While there can be a lot of tried and true (and serious) reasons to support Invermere’s Summit Youth Centre, there are ways for that support to be upbeat, colourful and oh, so much … > Read More

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Landlords: be part of the solution, not part of the problem

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment continues to investigate drug activity in the valley and whenever possible charges are laid. One problem that I have observed over the years is the lack of due … > Read More

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Four local teams selected to attend National Leadership Clinic

Four local teams have been awarded spots at the upcoming National Environmental Education Leadership Clinic that will take place at Nipika Mountain Resort from April 26-29. The competition for the eight available team spots was highly contested, with 22 teams … > Read More

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MLA decries Jumbo funding request as “ridiculous use of public money”

By Ian Cobb Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald March 25 decried the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality’s (JGMRM) recently tabled five-year financial plan during an exchange in the Legislature with Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. Noting … > Read More

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Coffee Fest, a celebration of everything coffee

Only two weeks remain until Invermere’s Coffee Fest, a weekend celebration of everything coffee. Special guest Jeremy Ho will be making the trip to Invermere from his home at Phil and Sebastian’s in Calgary. The year 2012 was great for … > Read More

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