Tag Archives: Invermere

Two competing markets a bad case scenario

The Purcell Pundit By Chris Conway Until last week Invermere had a downtown farmer’s market that locals and visitors obviously loved.  It was vibrant, colourful, fun and it attracted lots of people because of that. It has grown year after … > Read More

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Detachment open house May 27

The Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment annual Open House is being held May 27 from 5-8 p.m. at the detachment’s station just west of the Invermere crossroads on Athalmer highway. This event is sponsored by Windermere Lions Club, Home Hardware, Canadian … > Read More

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Child injured in assault by 28-year-old

A 10-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being assaulted in Invermere last Sunday night. At 9:13 p.m. May 17, police responded to an initial complaint of an attempted break and enter in the 1400 block of 15th Avenue. Shortly … > Read More

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Rotary Club of Cranbrook warms up ICU

East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) is proud to acknowledge the generous donation of $6,160 from Rotary to purchase a blanket warmer for the new ICU. Something as simple as a warm, soft blanket can be the difference between a … > Read More

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Education comes alive in the Columbia Basin

Education came alive in April as eight teams of educators gathered at Nipika Mountain Resort with the opportunity to turn their goals for environmental education into action. Team members came from all corners of the Columbia Basin including Invermere, Kimberley, … > Read More

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Look Outside winners for May

Here are the two winning pictures for the Look Outside photo contest for May. May is the last month of the contest but a grand prize of $1,000 for the yearly winner, $250 for the winners in four categories and some … > Read More

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Outstanding volunteers recognized

The Regional District of East Kootenay has formally recognized its 2015 Electoral Area F and G Volunteers of the Year. Electoral Area F Director Wendy Booth says Area F Volunteers of the Year Terry and Shirley White have touched many … > Read More

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Cenotaph project lags as May long looms

By Chris Conway With the May long weekend only days away, Invermere’s downtown cenotaph project is many days behind schedule. On Tuesday (May 12) the project required complete closure of 7th Avenue from the cenotaph to the BMO, causing traffic … > Read More

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Dog shot while tied up in yard

A dog tied up in its yard in Invermere was shot and injured May 7. Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment NCO S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac reported that a pit bull, tied up in his yard in the 1700 block of 10th Avenue, … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Theft results in barring from liquor store At 11:34 a.m. on May 7, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a complaint of theft of liquor from the liquor store in Invermere. Surveillance tape revealed a suspect. … > Read More

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