Tag Archives: Invermere

Series of charges for impaired driver after hit and run

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 44 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. On September 13, at approximately 2 p.m., Columbia Valley RCMP were stopped … > Read More

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A picture perfect day for fourth Salmon Festival

The fourth annual Columbia Salmon Festival took place at Invermere’s beautiful Kinsmen Beach and Pynelogs Cultural Centre grounds on Saturday, September 13. A sharp, crisp late summer sky and lovely weather accompanied the events that took place from 11 a.m. … > Read More

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Winners of Look Outside photo contest

Look Outside recently named three winners for August. The lead image (sun setting on the Creston Valley) is by Howard P. Smith. “The Thompson Mountain lookout above Creston is a favorite place to overlook the valley. At 2,100 meters elevation … > Read More

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Have your say and win $1,000 to donate

Columbia Basin Trust is asking residents where it should focus its efforts to best support residents and communities in the Columbia Basin now, and into the future. The Trust is kicking off a year-long Basin-wide public engagement process starting with … > Read More

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Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups a first

East Kootenay residents will be able to rid their garages, laundry rooms and basements of those unwanted, unused and hard-to-get-rid-of household hazardous wastes at the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups. “There are all … > Read More

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August in the East Kootenay

What a month! As evident from this scant collection of images, we weren’t exactly prolific with our cameras in August 2014. It wasn’t due to a lack of interest; it was all about life happening. Quickly, August was all about … > Read More

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A man who really can’t hold his drink

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson On August 30, at approximately 1:45 a.m., Columbia Valley RCMP were outside a local liquor establishment in Invermere, as there were fights reported there. While watching the patrons hanging around outside, police … > Read More

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Thinking ability was obviously greatly impaired

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 8:23 p.m. on August 23, a Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment member checked a 2006 Ford pickup on Sinclair Street in Windermere. The 34-year-old driver from Calgary displayed signs of having consumed … > Read More

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Jumbo monitoring camps established

The environmental and ideological war named Jumbo is entering another lively phase as monitoring camps have been established in the Farnham and Jumbo drainages by members of Jumbo Wild. After call for volunteers August 15, the camps are now up … > Read More

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Family-focused affordable housing opens in Invermere

The official opening of an 18-unit apartment complex providing affordable housing, specifically for low to moderate income families, was held August 11 with a variety of regional dignitaries in attendance. Hanna Capilo, a young mother and resident of the complex … > Read More

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