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15th Lake Windermere Fishing Derby Jan. 31

The wily, patient and impervious to cold will be out to showcase their talents in search of big prizes Jan. 31 during the 15th annual Kinsmen Club of Windermere Valley Fishing Derby. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at Invermere’s Station Neighborhood … > Read More

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31st lake spiel rocking this weekend

Invermere’s Kinsmen Beach is going to be alive with activities again this weekend. Front and centre is the 31st annual Bonspiel on the Lake, Friday, Jan. 23 to Sunday, Jan. 25. The bonspiel is sold out but is always a … > Read More

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Westside Legacy Trail push continues

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A multi-organization represented Columbia Valley group is working hard to create a paved trail down Westside Road, from Invermere to Fairmont Hot Springs. Mark Halwa of Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance and Richard Haworth, Haworth Development Consulting … > Read More

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Family Fishing Derby returns on BC Family Day

Mark your calendars for Monday, February 9 as the Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer returns for its sixth year this BC Family Day. Held at Horseshoe Lake from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the annual derby has become a Kootenay … > Read More

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Local events benefit from Hosting BC grants

Two Alpine Canada Alpin events at Fernie and Panorama Mountain Village are among 40 Hosting BC grants announced last week. The Government of British Columbia has provided $123,850 for 40 Hosting BC grants that will support a variety of sport … > Read More

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Kootenay Kiltraiser Jan. 24 in Invermere

The 2015 Kootenay Kiltraiser promises to be the grandest wee fashion event of the year in the Columbia Valley. Any profit realized from this Scottish extravaganza will go toward Groundswell and the Community Greenhouse in Invermere. Evening participants should garb … > Read More

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Suspect identified in theft from hotel

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 1 p.m. on Jan. 8, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a complaint of theft of money from the Best Western Hotel in Invermere. A suspect has been identified and the investigation … > Read More

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Crime rate still dropping in valley

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac I will soon be reporting to all mayors and councils as well as First Nation chiefs and councils with a yearend report for 2014. I will, however, leak some information to you … > Read More

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SheberDean & The Postmistress playing Safta’s

Valley music lovers take note; SheberDean & The Postmistress are performing live at Safta’s Restaurant in downtown Invermere on Saturday, January 17. Self-described as blue collar folk music, valley group SheberDean & The Postmistress, now a four-piece unit, are also … > Read More

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2014 in the East Kootenay – Part Two

July to December One of the things I love the most about living in the East Kootenay is the abundant potential for photographic fun; whether scenery, people, events or the quirky ephemera of day-to-day existence in this beautiful region. The … > Read More

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