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Henrik Regitnig

Local teenager lives out soccer dream in England

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by


By Steve Hubrecht
Pioneer Staff
An Invermere teenager is living out his athletic dream, trying out with three top-flight English soccer clubs this month.
Henrik Regitnig has been spending a week to a week and a half training with each of the U18 squads of Aston Villa, Ipswich and Crystal Palace in the U.K. this October, a program arranged by the goalkeeping academy in Vancouver that Henrik has been attending for more than a year.
“I grew up living in a small town — Invermere — and I’ve always dreamed of making something out …

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Cheers

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by


to Steve the chimney cleaner! One phone call and my chimney was cleaned the next day. And wow! What service! So grateful.

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The efforts of more than 25 volunteers this past weekend helped Wildsight’s Lake Enid Restoration Project reach another milestone. As of Sunday, October 19th, the 150-metre long boardwalk at the southeast side of the lake is now finished.  Photo by Pat Morrow

LAKE ENID EVOLVES

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22 BIG CHEERS to Steve and Audrey from the Local View Printing for their generous donation of colorful papers to the Kindergarten Grade 1 class at EMP. The jazzy papers you shared with us have made crafting so much more fun.

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Cheers

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to Peter Dyson for stopping and helping EMP kids get past the local wildlife. Jeers to the deers!

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to Kirsten Harma whose contributions to the health of our lakes through the Lake Windermere Ambassadors program leave a lasting legacy to be enjoyed by all. Good luck in your future endeavours.

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Imperial Esso Dealer, a car service station with gas pumps that doubled as an information bureau, was located at the Invermere Crossroads in the early 1950s and 1960s. In this photo, Mt. Swansea is visible behind on the right. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com .Photo (A1431) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Car dealer at the Crossroads

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to all the municipalities holding open and democratic elections.

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A HUGE cheers to the person(s) responsible for removing those ugly buoys from Munn Lake.

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Cheers

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to Erin for packing my water to my house and up two flights of stairs. Much appreciated!

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Cheers

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to the amazing Jaden Sterling for bringing life changing, uplifting courses to our valley! We are so fortunate!

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Jeers

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to people who scare small children on Halloween.

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Cheers

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to Panorama for removing blackout days on the SnowCard!

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Cheers

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to my awesome friends and neighbours that supported me during my journey. The potluck lunch, dinners, emails, lunches, fresh veggies, chocolate, cards, karma and kindness are appreciated.

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A HUGE, AMAZING Cheers to the gals who run Adventure Radium Summer Camps! You ladies ROCK and I am sorry I didn’t do this sooner! My kids had a blast with you again this summer and they can’t wait for next year! We would also like to Cheer the Library for doing their summer reading program and letting us summer visitors partake in your program! My kids have never been so eager to read and get their stickers! A big heartfelt Cheer goes out to both organizations! You gave us …

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2014, October 24 – Out & About

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Friday, October 24th
• 9 a.m.: Headbanger Festival: Come out and enjoy a relaxing and educational weekend in Radium Hot Springs, and see the Big Boys in action! Adults $10, children under 12 $5. Events are geared around the annual rut which happens in and around Radium. There will be educational talks, tours and much more until October 26th. For further information, visit events@radiumhotsprings.ca or call 250- 347-6455. To register visit radiumhotsprings.ca/events.
Saturday, October 25th
• 10 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Library Halloween crafts by Vera.
• 10 a.m. …

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Cheers

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22 BIG CHEERS to Main Street Fun and Games for their generous donation to the Kindergarten Grade 1 Class at EMP. The toys you have shared with us have brought many smiles and laughs. You have made our play so much fun!

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to the husband and wife team pumping gas at Lucky Strike.

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to a beautiful and warm fall. I couldn’t have asked for anything better.

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to the Invermere Curling Centre and the Windermere Golf Course for their hard work to make the Link to Rink Tournament such a fun event. You rock!

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