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Cheers

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to Joe for becoming a very young 46 year-old (or is it immaturity?)

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to Tyler and Arno for drywalling the Wilmer Hall. Cheers to their helpers, Garrett, Bill, Brett, Adam and all the others who contributed to this very generous donation of time and effort to the community hall. Your time and efforts are very much appreciated!

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to Chris from NCM Construction, Cliff from Taynton Bay Electric, and Andy from Rigid Plumbing for their donation of materials and labour to the renovations that have been completed so far at the Wilmer Hall. Your efforts are very much appreciated!

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Family business will be missed

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Dear Editor:
The Book Bar, a fixture in Invermere since my arrival in July of 1982, sadly is closing its doors in the very near future.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the business for its support of the David Thompson Secondary School (DTSS) band program over all those years, whether it was for sponsoring our Most Improved Musician Award, selling our Big Band Dance tickets, and never hesitating to put up one of our posters.
A visit to The Book Bar was always an enjoyable part of …

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to Bonnie-Lou and Miko for their excellent help. You are angels.

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to Laura Kipp at Lambert Kipp Pharmacy. Such a kind professional and cheerful pharmacist you are; I always feel as if my health questions have your complete and caring attention. So like your Dad.

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Huge Cheers to everyone who came out to help at the cemetery and church annual clean up at All Saints Edgewater. We are so lucky in this valley to have such great people who always lend a hand.

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to Dale Moore, head golf professional at the Windermere Valley Golf course, for being an exceptional teacher.

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to John Tames for his informative articles in The Valley Echo about Rotary activities, goals and community participation. We are fortunate to have several actives groups in this small town.

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Jeers

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to the person complaining about the trucker ‘hauling gravel’ at 4 a.m. on 13th. It would be unlikely they were hauling gravel at that time. Most likely they were going to work – typical times for most truckers. Either way, someone is out working their butt off while you are in bed. Give hard working truckers a break!

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Cheers

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to lovely Jean Potter at Barehands Day Spa. Professional, knowledgeable and thorough
spa service, however it is your nurturing that is lasting deep in my body and heart. Mother’s Day
is coming- time with Jean, a delicious gift to all who nurture us.

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and gratitude to the Invermere Hospital RNs – Tina, Shauna, Vilma, Clara and LPN Marissa, the kitchen and cleaning staff, Dr. Lowe, Dr. Persaud, and Dr. Mannheimer. Our small community is fortunate to have a highly trained, experienced, compassionate team of Health Care Professionals working together to keep us safe when trauma happens. You guys ROCK!

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to everyone in Dutch Creek for the overwhelming kindness and welcoming us to the community. So happy to have you all as our new neighbours.

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to Joe, Sonja and Noah for an incredible opening day at The Springs Golf Course. From start to finish the quality of the golf and service was impeccable.

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to Max Helmer for his kindness, a friend indeed!

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to Dick Scott on his 87th Birthday. Time to start acting your age!

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In this image, dated 1930, a horse-drawn cart, a dog and an old car are pictured in front of the Invermere Hardware store that was established by George Bennett and Frank Stockdale. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (C724) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Heart of town

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2015, April 24 – Online edition

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Ernie Schneider (holding the sign) listens as Federal NDP candidate Wayne Stetski (left) speaks out against Bill C-51 at a protest at Pothole Park on Saturday, April 18th, claiming it’s excessive and unncessary. According to Conservative MP David Wilks, he’s wrong.  Photo by Nicole Trigg

BUTTING HEADS OVER BILL C-51

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Cheers

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to all the bowling leagues for a great season. Double cheers to The Holy Bowlers for winning the House Championship! Great bowling!

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