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The Columbia Valley Pioneer is a locally operated newspaper serving Radium, Invermere, Fairmont and Edgewater & Canal Flats.

PASS helps host adaptive ski camp at Panorama

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by


The Panorama Adaptive SnowSports Society (PASS) continues to go from strength to strength, having just recently helped host the first-ever B.C. Adaptive Snowsports (BCASS) all mountain freeride and ski race camp at Panorama Mountain Resort.
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The camp ran from Friday, February 3rd to Sunday, February 5th; was a co-operative effort by PASS, BCASS (which operates as an umbrella organization for the dozen or so local adaptive snowsport or ski society across the province), Canmore-based Rocky Mountain Adaptive and Alpine Canada; and it drew 12 adaptive athletes from across B.C. and Alberta, …

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Annual lake floods Arrow Road near Home Hardware

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by


Rapidly melting snow created a mini-lake on the road leading into Invermere Home Hardware last week, in what could be a portent of spring flooding to come elsewhere in the Upper Columbia Valley following record snowfalls this past winter.
Every year, at some point in late winter or early spring, people heading to Home Hardware encounter a mini lake formed at a low spot on Arrow Road in between the store and Kicking Horse Coffee.
This year, the lake was back again, from Thursday, February 16th through to Sunday, February 18th, …

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Locals featured in Panorama music festival lineup

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by


By James Rose
Special to The Pioneer
Panorama Mountain Resort’s High Notes Music Festival is coming up on March 17th to 19th, and this is the second of four weekly articles shining a spotlight on the artists that festival goers can look forward to seeing.
Elk Run & Riot, L8, and Small Town Dirtbags are three bands that pack a punch when it comes to putting on a great show. Each band has a distinctive style resonating with their audience in sonically satisfying ways each time they grace the stage. The Dirtbags and …

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Cheers

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to the Gr 5/6 snow angels that surprised us by clearing the massive amount of snow in our driveway while we were away. Love the notes you left.

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Cheers

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to Fire Vixen Tattoos and all the volunteers for making Puppy Love 6 such a huge success, especially in the face of last minute changes. All the love you give the community and our animal friends is greatly appreciated!

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Cheers

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to all the hard work the volunteers are doing to create some non-motorized trails for the area. Looking forward to the Barbour Rock Trail system as a safe place to play!

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Cheers

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to the Snow Angels on Hewitt Rd. in Edgewater, your own plows, gas, time to keep the road clear. Double Cheers to Dale Elliott for doing the whole road. Us gals love you guys.

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2017, February 24 – Out & About

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by


Friday, February 24th
• 12 p.m.: Seniors soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 6 – 9:30 p.m.: Bryce Huston makes his live music debut at Shakman’s Bar and Grill. Tickets $20 which covers entry, one album and a drink voucher and are available at Do Nothing Floatation and Om Organics.
• 7 p.m.: GhostBoy is bringing their unique brand of music to Strand’s Old House Restaurant. A …

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Cheers

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to Doug and Colleen Woods for tolerating me for 33 years. You’re magical, and I love you.

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Cheers

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to Judy Dow for making the most amazing cinnamon buns for the Windermere School staff on Pro D Day. What a special treat for us all. Hugs and Cheers to Bendina Miller, principal extraordinaire, for always finding ways to take care of us. We are so blessed to have you as our leader!

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Cheers

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to Patrick and the Horsethief Creek Pub and Eatery in Radium for their generous support giving back to the community through Give Back Sundays. We appreciate you.

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Jeers

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to the guys whom come around the corner at the bottom of seventeenth sideways! You know what they say about guys with big trucks!

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Cheers

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to the DOI for having the foresight to plan for two public washrooms at the (mid) north and the south ends of the town of Invermere. The washrooms are easily accessed, clean, warm, and maintained very well throughout the year.

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2017, February 24 – Online edition

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Construction camp

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Jeers

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to the Main Roads in Invermere. Less flowers and more plowers.

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Cheers

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to Glen and Heather for picking me up off the highway and getting me safely to the airport. You saved my birthday and I am ever so grateful you went out of your way to do this kind deed for me.

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Jeers

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to all ya rednecks out there. Christmas is over. Take it down and turn it off!

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Cheers

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Great big huge Cheers of appreciation for helping me across the icy streets/sidewalks and encouraging me to keep going and doing what I am doing at 83.

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Cheers

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to Rick, Bill and Bob for plowing our driveway and paths to houses on Ruault Road.

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