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Snowfall warning for Kootenay Pass

Environment Canada this morning issued a Snowfall warning for the area between Kootenay Pass and Paulson Summit along Highway 3 west of Creston. A long…

Valley hot springs remain closed

Two of the key tourism draws to the Columbia Valley and East Kootenay remain closed for different reasons. Kootenay National Park’s Radium Hot Springs hot…

Goodbye Jumbo; hello Qat’muk

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Op-Ed Commentary I watched a moving and historical ceremony yesterday in the Ktunaxa Nation gymnasium. It was the culmination of…

Kootenay’s 100th anniversary stamped

Parks Canada and Canada Post celebrate the 100th anniversary of Kootenay National Park’s establishment Parks Canada celebrated the start of Kootenay National Park’s 100th anniversary…

2019 in the East Kootenay

Who is going to miss 2019? That’s right; all eyes forward and no looking back – except for this brief photographic presentation showcasing some of…

Autumn in the East Kootenay 2019

Aside from a couple of early snowfalls that lingered a tad, autumn in the East Kootenay 2019 was quite lovely – especially if you enjoy…

Snowfall warning for Elk Valley and KNP

Environment Canada earlier this morning issued a snowfall warning for the Elk Valley and Kootenay National Park (KNP) areas with total amounts from 15 to…

Library Board names new director

The Invermere Public Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Library Director. Following a comprehensive hiring process, Anne Rogers…