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Photographer brings Icelandic journey to Pynelogs

Posted on August 28th, 2015 by


Local photographer Cheryl Goodwin’s latest gallery show, featuring stunning images from her recent trip to Iceland, will soon be on display at Pynelogs.
In conjunction with the photo display, which runs from Tuesday, September 1st through to Saturday, September 12th, Ms. Goodwin will be presenting a slideshow, entitled “An Icelandic Saga: A trekker’s journey through a land of fire and ice”, on Sunday, September 6th.
“I’m an outdoor enthusiast and I’ve always been entranced by volcanoes, so Iceland was a logical place to go before it gets too popular,” said Ms. …

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Cheers

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to Eagle Ranch for their fantastic movie night. Our kids loved it! More please!

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Jeers

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to the girl driving an older (blue?) truck with an N sticker for blatantly running a red light at Timmy’s on Tuesday. If I hadn’t double-checked before advancing into the intersection you would have hit us. Use your brain next time!

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Cheers

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to Blue Lake Forest Education Centre for putting on yet another great summer camp! Our three kids have been going since they were able and our eldest was a senior counsellor this year! BLC has stepped up their game and we look forward to many more summers of fun for our kids there.

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Cheers

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to Kootenay River Runners (KRR) for an amazing day of rafting down the Kootenay. An extra huge Cheers to both Ian and Claire for superb customer service!

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Cheer

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A big Cheer to Dr. Moneo and his staff for treating my eye injury immediately and for the great care!

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Cheers

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to Valley Foods for cheerful extra service and good food! How fortunate we are to have this store in town.

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Jeers

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to the couple who live on Galena School Road in Spillimacheen who feed the bears and entice them to the area and then leave for the city, leaving the full-time people to deal with what you started.

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Cheers

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to B.E.V., Be Ever Valiant, for seeing her husband’s critical Jeers about her in a public paper, after, I presume, cooking his meals, doing his laundry, and cleaning his house. I will sign my name, B.E.V., Be Ever Verbal, supporting women.

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Cheers

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to Sharon and Shirley of The Spilli Bean. Happy Birthday enjoy your day.

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Jeers

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to those on Crotch Rockets with no speedometer or fail to look at them while in the District that extends past the Castle Rock turn off.

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2015, August 28 – Online edition

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Cheers

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to the Fairmont and District Lions Club for providing the funds for the children’s floating swim platform at the Canal Flats Tilley Memorial Park beach! What a great addition for family fun at the park.

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The Kinsmen Beach Greenspace was a bustling venue on Saturday, August 22nd when the Invermere MusicFest returned for its third instalment, drawing in record crowds of all ages. 
Photo by Nicole Trigg

Bounce break

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In this image, dated 1922, a woman stands with her children at Fort Point, in Invermere. Two of the children sit in a travois and the other is riding a horse. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A277) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Woman with three children, 1922

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Jeers

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to the vehicles that drive so fast along Lakeview Road and keep driving too fast when we walkers ask them to slow down. There are no sidewalks in this community. Show some respect.

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Cheers

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to Sergeant Marko and the RCMP for policing HWY 93 through Kootenay National Park. Hopefully this will make us all safer. Keep it up!

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Cheers

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75 Cheers to Vern Thomas for shooting his age at the Radium Course last week.

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Cheers

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to Dale and all the hard working volunteers who made the new community gardens in Radium happen. It’s a beautiful thing. From all the happy gardeners!

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Perfect day for the third annual Invermere Musicfest

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Dear Editor:
The third annual Invermere MusicFest (IMF) was held last Saturday at the Kinsmen Beach Greenspace… and what a festival it was!
The beautiful sunny day impressed the nine bands from across the country that performed throughout the day and into the evening.
I heard one of the band members say this was his favourite festival and was so impressed by the beauty of the Columbia Valley!
CV Arts and the IMF Committee, which organized the festival, are very pleased with the variety and talent of the musicians, the number …

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