Tag Archives: Windermere

Air lifted cyclist NHL player

According to The Hockey News the injured cyclist who was airlifted to Calgary July 22 after being struck by a pickup truck on Windermere Loop Road was unrestricted free-agent NHL defenseman Cory Sarich. His agent, Tim Hodgson, released a statement … > Read More

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Cyclist airlifted to Calgary after collision

A cyclist has sustained serious injuries after a collision in Windermere. The 35-year old cyclist from Calgary sustained serious injuries after being involved in a collision with a pickup truck. The collision occurred on the Windermere Loop Road, south of Invermere … > Read More

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Popular swimming spot proves deadly

A 25-year-old Riondel man is presumed drowned after a swimming accident Monday afternoon. At 4:43 p.m., June 30, Creston RCMP received a report of a swimming accident at Star Valley Cliff on Kootenay Lake, just north of Grey Creek. Two … > Read More

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Summer season shenanigans in full flight

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Hit and run at Kinsmen Beach At 8:45 a.m. on June 26, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of hit and run at Kinsmen Beach. A 2006 VW Jetta was … > Read More

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Searchers locate missing cliff jumper’s body

Columbia Valley RCMP and other searchers yesterday morning located the body of an Invermere man who disappeared after cliff jumping at Twin Lake. On June 21, at approximately 7:58 p.m., RCMP received a 911 call that had a poor connection. Based on … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Requesting resources for patrol and enforcement in Koocanusa The board of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) June 6 unanimously agreed to have requests sent to the provincial and federal governments to engage whatever additional resources they can, from … > Read More

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Area F and G Volunteers of the Year honoured

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Year for Regional District of East Kootenay Electoral Areas F and G! The Electoral Area F Volunteer of the Year is Windermere’s Karen Taylor-Browne, who has played an active role in the Windermere Community … > Read More

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Bear jams still a problem in national park

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac The Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment, as well as Kootenay National Park Wardens, are experiencing a number of bear jams in the park where numerous vehicles will come to a halt to observe … > Read More

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New tourism initiative gets funding

An innovative new tourism strategy in the Columbia Valley has been approved for over $100,000 in funding over three years through the Columbia Valley Community Directed Funds (CVCDF) Program. The funding will help the Columbia Cultural Tourism Association hire a … > Read More

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27 regional women nominated for awards

The third annual Influential East Kootenay Women in Business Awards (2014) are being held Friday, May 30 in Cranbrook. Three influential women from the East Kootenay will receive awards, presented by event and awards host Kootenay Business Magazine (KBM). “We … > Read More

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