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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


to Kicking Horse Coffee for hosting the Grade 1/2 class from Windermere School for a field trip and a tour of the place! It was a great learning experience for inquiring minds!

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


to the gentleman who stopped by the Thrift Store with treats. Much appreciated!

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Councillor defends farmers’ market move

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


Invermere councillor Justin Atterbury has submitted the following opinion piece in light of the criticism and controversy stemming from council’s recent decision to go with a different operator for the downtown farmers’ market this summer:
Re: Market Mayhem
There’s been some controversy since the last Invermere council meeting regarding council’s decision to approve the special events application by the local Legion to run the downtown farmers’ market. Ill be honest and say I have pushed the concerns of the farmers’ market and its financial transparency. I realize this doesn’t make me a …

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Leave market organizer alone

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


Dear Editor,
Does anybody know how many visitors come to Invermere just for the farmers’ market? And how many of them shop and eat at our local establishments while they are here? We don’t have that many attractions. Well we have the lake, a few deer and now the Max Helmer “make work” project. Like the old Lady said, “every little bit helps.” Whoever has been running the market for years did a good job. Leave them alone.
Gunner Jorgensen

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


from Sweet Pea and Honeysuckle to our vet Dr. Zehnder for the emergency provision of food for us on a Sunday afternoon of the May long weekend. You’re our
hero!

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


Overdue Cheers to Vince at Autowyze for fixing our broken belt on the Easter Long Weekend!

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


A huge Cheers to Fairmont Goldsmith. Our town is lucky to have such caring, helpful people like you serving our community.

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2015, May 22 – Online edition

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


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Guests and residents alike got to enjoy beautiful sunny weather during the Victoria Day long weekend. Temperatures rose above 20 degrees, bringing many people to the  beaches, golf courses and parks. Photo by Kevin Nimmock

Sunny May Long weekend

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


Big Cheers to the mayor, Gerry Taft, for helping me out with a social work research paper. Not only was it your day off, but you made sure I received an answer promptly. This was so very appreciated!

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Historical Lens correction

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


Dear Editor,
I have a small correction to make to a Historical Lens letter by Florence Quaife on May 15th. It was the Second World War not the First in which Elmer Howard and Lloyd served their country and Elmer sadly lost his life. All the Palmer children attended (as did I) the Althamer – Invermere consolidated school. Elmer was about my age. I was in Beech a few years ago with his granddaughter Ann Wagstaff, who lives in Cranbrook.
Joy Bond

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2015, May 22 – Out & About

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


Friday, May 22nd
• 5 p.m.: May 22 – May 24, Wetlandkeepers Course is 2½ days of workshops that educate participants about wetland conservation. This is a hands-on, free fieldwork course that provides participants with technical skills to steward their own wetland. For more information contact wetlands_assistant@bcwf.bc.ca or
visit wetlandkeeperswindermere.eventbrite.ca
• 6 p.m.: SYC Karaoke Night.
Saturday, May 23rd
• May 23rd & Sunday May 24th Radium Car Rally. Visit radiumhotsprings.com for details.
• 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Garage Sale at Akisqnuk First Nation Arbor. Food and items for sale as well …

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


to the people who brought my glasses to the Riverside Golf Course that I lost at the Mountainside Golf Course. Much appreciated!

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


BIG CHEERS to Keith at Pharmasave. We really appreciate your kindness and for all you continue to do for us.

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


to you who cleared the fallen trees off the bike trails. It is very much appreciated.

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


A big Cheers to all who helped prepare and those who attended our wedding. Could not have done it without your help. Also a double big Cheers to Barb and Jake for more or less giving up their home to us for a week or two.

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


A HUGE Cheers to ICAN for helping me take care of my 5 kittens when their mother was taken from us. As I work full time I would not have been able to feed them and care for them 24/7. You are life savers!! Also, thank you for raising my baby until she is ready to come home, I do not know what I would have done without you ladies.

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Cheers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


Cheers to George at Fairmont Outpost & Outdoors for being incredibly helpful and turning another’s day around with swift and informative car support!

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Jeers

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


to that black and white border collie that always barks at white cube vans. Stop it already!

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This undated image shows a man tilling up a garden near Pynelogs, an old-fashioned counterpart to reporter Kevin Nimmock’s shot of the Pynelogs heritage garden taken earlier this week (see page 2). If you have any information, please contact us. Photo courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Tilling the soil

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


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