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(Left to right) Aidan Guest, Andrew Dehart, Dylan Guest and Leo Webster donned mustaches for Crazy Soles’ annual Movember Mile on Saturday, November 26th. The run raises awareness for men’s health issues and 
prostate cancer. See page 20 for more photos.
Photo by Eric Elliott

Movember Misters

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Roasting marshmallows over an open fire was the perfect way to start Invermere’s Light Up Celebration for (left to right) Chyael Tan, Anisha Waite, Makayla Tan, Kalista Pruden, Liliana Foster and Avalyn Foster. 
Photo by Kattie Watt

Marshmallow mob

Posted on November 25th, 2016 by


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In Remembrance

Posted on November 18th, 2016 by


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Masha Stich (left), Lenny Stich (middle) and Venessa Cortat dressed up as SWAT team members for their night of Trick or Treating this Halloween. More photos from Halloween and the community Park of Horrors can be found on page 28.

Photo by Eric Elliott

Kid Cops

Posted on November 4th, 2016 by


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A slew of zombies, including (left to right) Kylee, Kerry and Larkin Farrell, were spotted in downtown Invermere on Wednesday, October 22nd as part of the Summit Youth Centre’s Zombie Walk. The group of undead walked to Kinsmen Beach from Pothole Park collecting donations for the food bank along the way. 

Photo by Katie Watt

Zombie Zeal

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Ryan Bavin of Bavin Glassworks demonstrates part of his technique for glassblowing in front of spectators during one of three demonstrations on Saturday, October 8th as part of the glass studio’s 28th Annual Thanksgiving Show of Appreciation.

Photo by Eric Elliott

A glass act

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Hatted up for Oktoberfest

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Hikers on this year’s edition of Panorama Mountain Resort’s annual Ridge Walk enjoy an autumn wonderland of fiery larch trees. The resort  held the popular hike twice this  September.
Photo by Stephan Malette

Lovely larch

Posted on September 30th, 2016 by


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Fall fashion

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The sound of hand drums welcomed a canoe brigade to Kinsmen Beach on Saturday, September 10th as part of the annual Columbia Salmon 
Festival. 
Photo by Marlene Chabot

Salmon song

Posted on September 16th, 2016 by


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Ca$ino Ca$h

Posted on September 9th, 2016 by


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George and Marla Oliver of Invermere recently came across this scene on a visit to the Invermere transfer station. See page 7 for their letter to the editor and page 10 for a news story about plans to bear-proof the transfer station located in the Industrial Park. Photo submitted

bagged lunch

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by


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Columbian reggae band De Bruces A Mi had festivalgoers grooving late into the night on Friday, August 19th for the Invermere MusicFest dance party at the Kinsmen Beach Greenspace. 

Photo by Nikki Fredrikson

ROCKIN’ OUT TO REGGAE

Posted on August 26th, 2016 by


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Jim Miller with the Columbia Valley Rural Fire and Rescue Service has been recognized for a decade of community service in his role as fire chief. 
Photo submitted

IT’S MILLER’s TIME

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A couple of happy participants in the 21st annual Loop the Lake on Saturday, August 6th keep their spirits high by running with headphones. The community running event featured a 10-kilometre and half-marathon course, as well as a new five-kilometre course for the first time. 
Photo by Nikki Fredrikson

MOTIVATED BY MUSIC

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by


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The 2nd annual Art in the Park livened up Pothole Park in Invermere on Sunday, July 31st with an outdoor art market and performances by local musicians. Dennis Driscoll, who creates wood furniture and decor out of forest byproducts, was one of the artists selling their creative wares. Photo by Nikki Fredrikson

FOREST FURNITURE

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Mexican Poker, a rodeo game won by being the last person at the card table after a bull is released into the arena, was one of several events featured at the 18th annual Bull Riding in the Rockies in downtown Invermere on Friday, July 22nd. Photo by Nikki Fredrikson

Upping the ante

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by


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A competitor keeps her eyes on the race course while in mid-air during a practice run on Saturday, July 16th at the Panorama  Bike Park. The bike park hosted the BC Cup/Canada Cup Downhill Mountain Bike Race last weekend, attracting almost 200 riders. 
Photo by Nikki Fredrikson

Focused flying

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by


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Local wildlife photographer Bonnie-Lou Ferris recently captured this image of a  super rare white-coloured loon, cavorting with a common loon, in a local lake. 
Photo by Bonnie-Lou Ferris

Opposites Attract

Posted on July 15th, 2016 by


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The Upper Columbia Valley marked the Canada Day long weekend in style, including these acrobatic dancers, who entertained the crowd at the Mountain  Mosaic Festival on Friday, July 1st. See pages 26 and 27 for more photos.
Photo by Nikki Fredrikson

Oh Canada

Posted on July 8th, 2016 by


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