Tag Archives: Windermere

Four local teams selected to attend National Leadership Clinic

Four local teams have been awarded spots at the upcoming National Environmental Education Leadership Clinic that will take place at Nipika Mountain Resort from April 26-29. The competition for the eight available team spots was highly contested, with 22 teams … > Read More

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February in the East Kootenay

By Ian Cobb I think it is safe to say that no one wishes to talk about February – in the East Kootenay or anywhere else in Canada for that matter. For the shortest month of the year, it dragged … > Read More

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Quick responses save Invermere man caught in avalanche

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac On March 6 Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment was made aware of an avalanche at Paradise Basin near Panorama Mountain Resort, that buried a 40-year-old male from Invermere who was in the process … > Read More

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Icy morning created havoc on Highway 93/95

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 70 calls for service over the past week. A few of the more noteworthy calls are highlighted below, including one that was overlooked from the previous week. … > Read More

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SAR bring out-of-bounds snowboarders to safety

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 6 p.m. on Feb. 13, two male snowboarders in their 20s were reported overdue as a result of making a decision to ski out of bounds at Panorama Mountain Village, at … > Read More

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Apartments converted into affordable housing in Invermere

An 18-unit apartment complex in Invermere was purchased and converted into affordable housing for low-income families through funding provided by the governments of Canada and British Columbia with contributions from Columbia Basin Trust. “Our government’s investment in affordable housing here … > Read More

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Picture perfect day for Snow Golf

January may have had its wintery and gloomy moments but February opened with a rich blue shine last Saturday during the 13th annual Kinsmen Club of Windermere Valley’s Snow Golf Tournament. About 26 teams took part in the fundraising event … > Read More

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Elk causing some havoc on highways

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt Marko Shehovac At 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 23, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of a single vehicle accident with a vehicle hitting an elk on Highway 93/95 south of Bella Vista Heights. The … > Read More

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Walker’s call and WFD’s quick response save home

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 10 a.m. on Jan. 10, a citizen walking on Popular Street in Windermere observed a fire at a residence. A quick response by Windermere Fire Department contained the fire to a … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Board priorities The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Jan. 10 set its 2014 priorities. Among the projects on the Strategic Priorities Chart are Windermere Water Consultation/community assent, the Agricultural Area Plan, Flood Control works, three Official Community … > Read More

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