Tag Archives: Invermere

Call for nominations: CKCA steering committee

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts, culture and heritage community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee. The CKCA is a representative body of the arts, culture and heritage communities across the … > Read More

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FSS teams need help to get to provincials

The Fernie Secondary School (FSS) Boys and Girls Ski/Snowboard Teams recently participated in the East Kootenay Ski/Snowboard Races held in Golden on February 16, competing against schools from Cranbrook, Kimberley, Invermere and Golden. Only the teams and/or individuals with podium finishes … > Read More

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Fernie holds narrow lead in Teck Kootenay Cup Series

The Teck Kootenay Cup Series Races No. 5 and No. 6 took place on February 14 and 15, in beautiful Kimberley. Over 135 participants took part on Saturday and 120 participants on Sunday, with teams from Calgary, Canmore, Fernie, Golden, … > Read More

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January in the East Kootenay

January happened, right? We didn’t leap from Christmas to February via some winter dodging miracle? It seems so long ago now that we’ve had a warmer than normal February (so far), when we were keeping warm by a roaring fire, … > Read More

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Royals roll to gold in Golden

The Cranbrook Atom B Royals snagged first place over the weekend in the Golden Atom Rockets Tournament. The Royals went undefeated through four games facing teams from Banff, St. Albert, Bow Valley and Invermere to advance to the gold medal … > Read More

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EKFH congratulates IHCA on new Thrift Shop

The wonderful thing about fundraising for hospitals and health care facilities in the East Kootenay is that it takes East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) to many places meeting many fabulous organizations and people. One of those amazing organizations is … > Read More

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Devastating impact to USW members and valley

Canfor announced to their Canal Flats Mill employees Thursday, Feb. 5 that the mill would be going from two shifts to one affecting 81 employees due to lack of economically available fiber effective May 4. “This is devastating news for … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cabin B&E on Findley Creek Road At 1:32 p.m. on Feb. 3, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of a break and enter of a seasonal cabin on Findlay Creek Road. A number of tools … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac 911/False alarms: In a period of one week, out of 42 calls for service, 17 were on 911 abandoned and false alarm calls. The majority are the result of cell phones programed to dial 911 and … > Read More

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Rockies keep Pond Hockey alive

The Columbia Valley Rockies hosted the fourth annual Columbia Valley Rockies Pond Hockey Championships in Invermere last weekend. All the proceeds from the event will go toward the purchase of a new team and community bus. After the championships, all … > Read More

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