Tag Archives: Windermere

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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Three Voices of Healing to operate beach concession

By Chris Conway The Three Voices of Healing Society has won the municipal contract to operate the Kinsmen Beach Concession facility for a three-year period commencing June 1. In a tight competition with two other applicants, the deciding factor was … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Terra Vista busy spot during long weekend With the opening salvo of summer officially upon us, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to 53 calls for service over the Victoria Day long weekend.  Many of the calls … > Read More

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Emergency services gather to promo preparedness

By Bram Rossman Emergencies can happen at any time and don’t usually come with much warning. The question is, are you prepared? Emergency service agencies from around the Columbia Valley gathered in Windermere on May 2 for an open house … > Read More

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