Tag Archives: Windermere

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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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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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a synopsis as to what occurred during the August 7 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting in Cranbrook. Steeples OCP and Zoning Bylaw The board gave Bylaws No. 2614 and 2615 first and … > 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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Big bucks for broadband expansion

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A host of local and neighbouring regional dignitaries were on hand in Cranbrook this morning for the announcement of $3.34 million being provided to the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC) to enable it to bring high-speed Internet … > Read More

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First WHCA Golf Tourney a success 

They may be a small group but for members of the Windermere Health Care Auxiliary (WHCA) thinking big for their latest fundraiser turned out to be a huge success. The Auxiliary held its first ever golf tournament on May 30 at … > Read More

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Max action required on zebra and quagga mussels

MLA Report By Norm Macdonald, Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA On the May long weekend in Alberta, a boat infested with zebra and quagga mussels was stopped by government inspectors before it entered Sylvan Lake. Had that same boat been headed for … > 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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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cram the Cruise will be at Canal Flats Days, June 6 Cram the Cruiser (pictured above) will be in the parade at 11 a.m. and on scene after the parade until 2 p.m. To all on … > Read More

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