Tag Archives: Kootenay National Park

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

Posted in Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, East Kootenay, Featured, Invermere, Radium, Travel & Tourism, Views | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Excessive speeding in Kootenay National Park On Monday, Feb. 16 South East Traffic services conducted a radar operation in Kootenay National Park that resulted in 15 charges, including: five excessive speeding and vehicle impoundments; six speed … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Environmental Ed. Leadership Clinic applications open

The Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) is pleased to announce that applications for the 2015 Environmental Education Leadership Clinic are now being received. From April 25 – 28, eight lucky teams of four will have the opportunity to action … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Featured, Kootenay Life, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

KNP highway closed due to ice; now open

UPDATE: The highway was opened for traffic in both directions at 10:50 a.m. Parks Canada this morning closed Highway 93S through Kootenay National Park because of extremely slippery conditions. The northern section of highway between Castle Mountain and Kootenay Crossing … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Featured, News, Radium, Travel & Tourism | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kootenay corporate community gets kids outside

This summer the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) launched a Kootenay-wide Corporate Challenge with the goal of attracting 10 Kootenay-based businesses to sponsor the Wild Voices for Kids Program. This program started over a decade ago and now offers … > Read More

Posted in Business, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Featured, Invermere, Kimberley, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Attempted theft from shed At 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 1 the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of an attempted theft from a shed on Hewitt Road in Edgewater. Any suspicious activity observed in the area … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Redstreak Mountain Prescribed Fire ignition due

As early as Monday, September 22, Parks Canada fire management personnel could begin ignition on the Redstreak Mountain prescribed fire unit in Kootenay National Park. Through the Redstreak Restoration project, Parks Canada has completed several phases of forest thinning and … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Featured, News, Radium, Travel & Tourism | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

High beams help motorcyclist into ditch

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a complaint of a single vehicle accident when a ‘96 Kawasaki motorcycle was located in the ditch one kilometere north of Numa Falls in Kootenay National Park … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment