- Fire Update – Whiteswan Area Fire
- Wildfire causes evacuation and closure of White Swan Provincial Park
- Southeast Fire Centre fighting fire near Canal Flats
- Area Restriction Order is in effect near the White Tail Brook fire
- Invermere man arrested for July 27 stabbing
- Driver confusion causes extensive damage
- The Invermere MusicFest is here!
- New FM station approved for the East Kootenay
- Sparwood Council Facts
- Busy weekend dealing with alcohol for RCMP
March in the East KootenayPosted: April 2, 2012
East Kootenay News Online Weekly presents a monthly feature depicting images of our region – such as this month’s ‘March in the East Kootenay.’
There are several aims with this feature. The first is to showcase the non-stop “in your face” beauty of the East Kootenay, as former Columbia Valley-based journalist Lynda Harrison once coined the region’s natural splendor. And that aim is two-fold: to remind residents to slow down and take it in more often; and to show-off our paradise home to would-be visitors or new residents.
Secondly, we wish to provide a photographic record of meteorological happenings – aka: the weather. (Click on an image to launch slide show/enlarge images)
March 2012 wasn’t the best month, weather-wise, for the East Kootenay, as can be seen in presentation this month. The volume of images is down because potential photo shoots were kyboshed due to inclement weather and lousy light. We gather our images during our monthly travels throughout the region and have been doing so since we opened our doors for business in July 2011.
March is often the month in which East Kootenay residents begin to throw off their parkas and dig out their golf clubs, clean their boats and begin dreaming about another awesome summer season of recreational joy.
This past month was a see-saw battle between Old Man Winter, who kept finding ways to dump the remainder of his winter load, and spring, which periodically popped its head out, groundhog-like, and chirped momentary, teasing ‘hellos.’
So our volume of images is down – but we hope you get a taste of life as it happened in the East Kootenay during the past month – from the viewscape of things.
Areas of the region featured this month include: Canal Flats, Cranbrook, Fernie (lead image), Kimberley, Fort Steele – Bull River and Wasa.
Ian Cobb/e-KNOWTags: e-KNOWEast Kootenay News Online WeeklyMarch in the East KootenayThrough My Eyes Photography
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