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Columbia Valley RCMP report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to approximately 55 calls for service over the past week. Here are a few of the more interesting ones. Torment continues for local logger On April 25, a local 48-year-old complainant phoned … > Read More

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Local recognized for dedicated service

Once a year, British Columbia recognizes Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer Award winners and their significant contributions to emergency and disaster response in this province. During a ceremony today at the Legislature Buildings, the outstanding achievements of six emergency volunteers, including … > Read More

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Columbia bridge closing for repairs

Canfor has announced that it will be temporarily closing the Columbia River Bridge near Radium Hot Springs for two weeks for repairs. The bridge is about two km from the village on Horsethief Forest Service Road (just below Radium Mill) … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to approximately 40 calls for service over the past week. Here are a few of the more interesting ones. Woman arrested for assault with shovel On April 18, a 41-year-old local woman … > Read More

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Happy 90th birthday to war vet Queen Elizabeth

By Elinor Florence Princess Elizabeth was born 90 years ago, on April 21, 1926. Just six months after her thirteenth birthday, the world was plunged into war. The plucky teenager threw herself into the war effort and over her father’s … > Read More

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Multi-use centre contract awarded

The District of Invermere yesterday awarded the contract for the construction of the new multi-use community centre. The contract is awarded to T.A. Rendeck Associates Ltd. based out of Creston. “It is important to note that they have a significant … > Read More

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The Life of Leo Grillmair, Mountaineer

One of the Columbia Valley’s more accomplished legends resides in Brisco. He is Leo Grillmair. If you are unfamiliar with Leo, do yourself a favour and head to Invermere’s Pynelogs Cultural Centre on Wednesday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m. and … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to approximately 51 calls for service over the past week. Here are a few interesting ones. Police have to kick in door On April 16, at 2:35 a.m., Columbia Valley RCMP was … > Read More

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Best Friends’ Bash to aid CCS

Is there a better way to raise money for a good cause than a lavish meal and the company of your best friends? That’s the idea behind the Best Friends’ Bash, taking place Sunday, May 29 at the Black Forest … > Read More

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MP keeping election promise on Columbia

Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski is delivering on a commitment that he made to the upper Columbia River during the 2015 election. Stetski pledged that if elected he would support and advocate for regulations to keep high-powered motorized boats … > Read More

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