Tag Archives: Radium Hot Springs

Kimberley attractions get summer makeover

As Kimberley’s historic Underground Mining Railway is rolling on a busy tourism season, its visitors’ enjoyable experience starts before they even enter the attraction. Visitors will have no problem finding parking thanks to 50 new stalls that have been added. … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac The Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to 43 calls for service over the weekend; the majority fuelled by alcohol. Fraud Alert Detachment is still hearing from the public of the more aggressive fraud tactic of the … > Read More

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Coroners identify motorcycle incident victim

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after a motorcycle incident near Radium Hot Springs on July 4. Deceased is Jarret Andrew Wetyk, aged 29, of Calgary. Wetyk was the operator of a motorcycle … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cram the Cruiser Many thanks. For the July 1 parade we picked up some food but wow, we raised over $800. Scam alert We are continuing to get a number of reports of people phoning in … > Read More

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Fernie becoming hot spot for trail users

The City of Fernie is making a name for itself nationwide, thanks to improvements to its trail system and due to events such as the Fernie 3 mountain bike race. Beautiful mountain scenery and single-track trails are big draws for … > Read More

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Calgary motorcyclist killed on Mile Hill

A Calgary motorcyclist was killed after being hit by a semi on the Mile Hill south of Radium Hot Springs last night (July 4). At approximately 7:45 p.m., twin brothers from Calgary, Alberta were travelling southbound on Highway 93/95 up … > Read More

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Highways closed by fire and accident

A forest fire north of Spillimacheen has closed Highway 95 and shortly after the closure an accident closed Highway 93 south of Radium Hot Springs. DriveBC is reporting that Highway 95 is closed in both directions from Radium Hot Springs … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 60 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. Arrests after truck stolen On June 15, Columbia Valley RCMP was dispatched to a complaint of … > Read More

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Radium Days returns Saturday

Radium Days 2015 is sure to be a blast for all. The annual festival will start off Saturday morning (June 20) with the traditional pancake breakfast at Brent’s Shack, hosted by our friends at Canfor. After the feast has finished you … > Read More

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Better at Home program to help seniors in valley

Seven communities in the Columbia Valley area have joined the Better at Home program thanks to $60,000 in funding from the B.C. government. The Columbia Valley is one of six new rural and remote areas receiving funding. The Better at … > Read More

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