Tag Archives: Invermere

Who is and isn’t deserving of police protection?

Letter to the Editor “I think the next step is just to blockade it. I would be willing to go to jail if that’s what it takes.” “Keep up the resistance” “Maybe we need to get in front of the heavy equipment.” … > Read More

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Trust help spurs Rent to East Kootenay

After a successful run of the production of Rent at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson in March, Elephant Mountain Music Theatre is honoured to receive a Columbia Basin Trust grant to tour the show in the East Kootenay. Based out … > Read More

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30th Artisan Bazaar ready for Nov. 8

Over 30 East Kootenay Artisans will be displaying their homemade products for sale at the 30th annual Christmas Craft Bazaar on Saturday, November 8. “We are very pleased with the positive response we had this year from “new-to-us” and former crafters,” … > Read More

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New wartime novel Bird’s Eye View takes flight

A new wartime novel by journalist Elinor Florence of Invermere explores the little-known topic of aerial photographic interpretation, and tells the story through Canadian eyes. Elinor is the former owner and publisher of the Columbia Valley Pioneer in Invermere, and … > Read More

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The 10 commandments of local office

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Hello candidates for municipal, Regional District of East Kootenay and school district office. Are you nervous yet? You should be. There is only one month to go before the Nov. 15 civic elections. The forums … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 39 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. DUI for Windermere resident At 1:35 a.m. on Oct. 11, Columbia Valley RCMP stopped a 1994 … > Read More

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Thanksgiving rescue goes global

When the call came in on Saturday morning from Invermere, Smithers-based wildlife rescue and rehabilitation volunteers knew that their Thanksgiving plans just got derailed. Little did they know that this rescue would turn out so much more than saving two … > Read More

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Thank you Ron and Elizabeth

Homegrown By Stephanie Stevens I recall it clearly, the way you recall all moments of abject terror. It was dark. My entire body was tense with fear. And then something grabbed me. I screamed and jumped, and everyone around me … > Read More

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School district candidates set

Voters in the East Kootenay have a full slate of candidates from which to select the School Board of Trustees for School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) and School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) during the Nov. 15 civic and … > Read More

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Tourism award for city and partners

The City of Cranbrook, in partnership with Canadian Rockies International Airport, Pacific Coastal Airlines and Seekers Media received the Best Community Tourism Initiative Award presented at the Kootenay Rockies Tourism AGM. The award, a first for the City of Cranbrook, was … > Read More

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