Tag Archives: Radium Hot Springs

Visitor numbers on the upswing

Tourism Radium Hot Springs is reporting that visitor numbers have been on an upswing this summer season over 2014. In June the Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre welcomed 9,999 visitors and 4,467 parties  to the centre; a 46% increase over … > Read More

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Watchful eyes lead to stolen vehicle bust

The watchful eyes of a local tow truck driver, a BC Conservation officer and a Columbia Valley RCMP officer resulted in a stolen vehicle arrest Saturday evening. On August 22, at approximately 7:35 p.m., Cpl. Brent Ayers was flagged down … > Read More

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EK towns get six per cent of RMI funds

The Government of British Columbia announced August 24 that it is investing $10.5 million in 14 resort communities for projects that help support local tourism infrastructure and amenities. Four of the 14 communities are located in the East Kootenay (Fernie, … > Read More

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Responding to jeer about enforcement

Letter to the Editor I would like to respond to the jeers comments (in a valley print newspaper) where the person complaining of traffic enforcement in the park and not having a police officer manning the four way stop in … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 6:50 a.m. on August 12, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a complaint of theft from a vehicle in the 700 block of 12th Ave. in Invermere. A wallet and iPod were stolen from a 2012 … > Read More

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Bridgework closures for Elk and Bull River FSRs

Five roads in the Rocky Mountain Forest District will be experiencing access issues from mid August to mid October, while nine Forest Service Roads (FSRs) remain closed. Starting August 15, Forester Creek FSR, west of Radium Hot Springs, will be closed … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Hit and run solved At 2:45 p.m. on August 6, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to a complaint of hit and run where a Ford Explorer parked at Sobey’s was struck by another vehicle. Witnesses were … > Read More

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July in the East Kootenay

July is the month many of us dream of in the heart of winter. We yearn for the longer days, the warmth and all that the top of summer brings. This past July was more like June in terms of … > Read More

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Chamber gets grant for upgrades

Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks announced late last week that the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce will receive $74,530 for upgrades to the parking lot and building. The project objective is to increase the appeal of this facility and improve accessibility … > Read More

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Mayor concerned about closures after accidents

By Chris Conway/e-KNOW District of Invermere Mayor Gerry Taft is concerned about long highway closures following traffic accidents after a July 11 fatality near Radium Hot Springs. The accident caused an overnight closure of Highway 93/95 and diversion of traffic along … > Read More

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