Tag Archives: Invermere

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Brent Ayers Columbia Valley RCMP Between the dates of August 17 and August 24, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to 103 calls for service. Six of these complaints were motor vehicle accidents. Crash and depart ends with man … > Read More

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Watchful eyes lead to stolen vehicle bust

The watchful eyes of a local tow truck driver, a BC Conservation officer and a Columbia Valley RCMP officer resulted in a stolen vehicle arrest Saturday evening. On August 22, at approximately 7:35 p.m., Cpl. Brent Ayers was flagged down … > Read More

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EK towns get six per cent of RMI funds

The Government of British Columbia announced August 24 that it is investing $10.5 million in 14 resort communities for projects that help support local tourism infrastructure and amenities. Four of the 14 communities are located in the East Kootenay (Fernie, … > Read More

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Tuition-free semester of Adult Upgrading

College of the Rockies encourages students wishing to take advantage of free tuition for adult upgrading courses to register for the September semester. As of January 2016, tuition will be charged for all adult upgrading classes. Adult upgrading in post-secondary … > Read More

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Invermere MusicFest today

By Dan Walton The talent that’s slowly been simmering for months in anticipation for Invermere MusicFest is about to boil over. To keep two stages jam-packed, a wholesome mix of nine musical acts from around Canada have been handpicked by … > Read More

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Fly It Forward launched for air travellers

National and local travel companies sign on By Bill Swan Groundswell Executive Director A carbon offset is a payment intended to cover the cost of carbon dioxide production and accumulate funds to help mitigate the impact of that carbon in … > Read More

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Artistic overload on the Lake Stage

By Dan Walton The Lake Stage will have concertgoers swimming in song and dance at Invermere MusicFest this Saturday. “Hopefully we’ll conjure the sea,” said headlining artist Jay Malinowski. Malinowski is making the trip to Invermere with his band the … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 6:50 a.m. on August 12, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a complaint of theft from a vehicle in the 700 block of 12th Ave. in Invermere. A wallet and iPod were stolen from a 2012 … > Read More

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Ktunaxa consider options after Court of Appeal ruling

The Ktunaxa Nation is “deeply disappointed” by an August 6 Court of Appeal British Columbia ruling that upheld the Master Development Agreement between Glacier Resorts Ltd. (GRL) and the Province of B.C. for the development of Jumbo Glacier Resort. The court dismissed … > Read More

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Perseid Meteor shower underway

By Rick Nowell The Perseid Meteor shower is here again! The College of the Rockies’ meteor camera in Cranbrook has been detecting dozens of bright meteors falling the past few nights. This summer it is predicted to be more active than … > Read More

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