Tag Archives: Jumbo Glacier Resort

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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The terrible foundation of negligence

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The road to the upper Jumbo Creek Valley is your typical logging road. It is 55 km from Invermere to the Jumbo Glacier Resort site, with the first 18 kms a somewhat maintained paved stretch … > Read More

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Mother Nature bars cement trucks from Jumbo

Mother Nature got in the way of a day of cement pouring at Jumbo Glacier Resort Oct. 4 when the first of a reported 15 cement trucks became stuck near the proposed village site, 55 km west of Invermere. The … > Read More

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Jumbo rally Oct. 4 at Mineral King

An anti-Jumbo Glacier Resort rally is planned for tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 4) at the Mineral King Mine area as concrete trucks are slated to head into the upper Jumbo Valley as part of initial construction work on the ski resort. … > Read More

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As the saying goes

Letter to the Editor What a magnificent day last Saturday (Sept. 20) was for a trip up to Jumbo! There were an awful lot of people there and all seemed to be enjoying the beautiful surroundings and marveling at the … > Read More

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Ktunaxa proceeding with appeal of Qat’muk decision

The Ktunaxa Nation Sept. 2 announced that its lawyers have completed the next step in the process for appealing the BC Supreme Court’s decision regarding Qat’muk (Jumbo Glacier Resort) by filing the factum and accompanying appeal books at the British … > 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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EAO green light for Jumbo laughable: Wildsight

The East Kootenay’s largest environmental watchdog agency is outraged over the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) giving the green light for Jumbo Glacier Resort (JGR) to proceed with development based on a proponent self-report. The submission of a self-report to the … > Read More

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Ktunaxa appealing Supreme Court decision on Qat’muk

Today, the Ktunaxa Nation announced that it is appealing the April 3 Supreme Court of British Columbia ruling about the proposed all season ski resort development in the Jumbo Glacier area known to the Ktunaxa as Qat’muk. To the dismay of … > Read More

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Much more and much worse

Letter to the Editor It’s important to recognize the Jumbo Glacier Resort municipality’s money grab for what it really is. This is not just the run-of-the-mill waste of tax-dollars that we all take for granted as the status quo with our … > Read More

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