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The EuroBungy was just one of a number of features at Panorama Mountain Resort this past weekend that helped kick off the resort’s summer season, which started Friday, June 26th. Photo by Katie Watt

Airtime adrenalin

Posted on July 3rd, 2015 by


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BARBERSHOP BIKERS

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Putt ponderance

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power play

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Local photographer Bonnie-Lou Ferris captured this image of a bald eagle parent and chicks last week and expressed concern about the plastic bag in the nest. Ms. Ferris pointed out that eagle chicks, like other wildlife, can easily choke on such bags and  encouraged residents to pick up any they see lying around. 
Photo by Bonnie-Lou Ferris

Eagle Eye

Posted on May 29th, 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

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by


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A paddler basks in the late afternoon sun on a guided evening Columbia River trip from Radium to Edgewater on Monday, May 4th as part of the Wings Over the Rockies bird festival. For more festival coverage, see pages 20 and 21. 
Photo by Kristin McCauley

Padding Paradise

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Budding builders

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Every year, the Rotary Club of Invermere names a Citizen of the Year, and this year the honour has been bestowed upon Doug Leibel, whose tremendous community volunteer efforts are outlined in the story on page 10. 
Photo by Breanne Massey

ROTARY RECOGNITION

Posted on May 1st, 2015 by


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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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In an effort to be proactive and prevent uncontrolled summer fires caused by smokers, management of the Green Acres Mobile Home Park on Highway 93/95 north of Invermere asked the Radium Hot Springs Volunteer Fire Department to do controlled burning on the weeds in a nearby ditch that runs alongside the highway on Monday, April 13th.

Photo by Breanne Massey/Inset by Nicole Trigg

Orderly inferno

Posted on April 17th, 2015 by


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Art from the heart

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CAFFEINE CREATIVITY

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RCMP Corporal Shaun Begg and his old timers hockey team, the Kaslo AfterBurners, captured the attention of national media with their helihockey photos — taken here in the valley. 
Photo by Rick Wiltse

As Canadian as it Gets

Posted on March 27th, 2015 by


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This isn’t the first time an
owl has claimed the coveted Pioneer cover. Hans Furher captured this beautiful bird of prey poking its head out of a tree on Founder’s Ridge at Panorama Mountain Resort,
winning the prize of an Alpine Club of Canada overnight hut stay for the February Look
Outside photo contest.
Find out more about the
contest by visiting
www.wildlookoutside.com.
Photo by Hans Furher

Owl spotted

Posted on March 20th, 2015 by


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Closing day of the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships at Panorama on Tuesday, March 10th was action-packed,  a choreographed pyromusical fireworks display.  Photo By Dan Walton

Fantastic Finale

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An original, musical romp through Columbia Valley history (featuring a local cast of nine including, left to right, Brian Fenerty, Merry Eastbrook and Thomas Eastbrook) is in store for theatregoers when The Visionary and the Ghost takes to the stage at Pynelogs Cultural Centre from March 11th to 15th. 
Photo by Dan Walton

THE VISIONARY and the GHOST

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The IPC World Championship is set to take Invermere by storm this weekend. Canadian paralympic athlete Mac Marcoux and his guide  Robin Femy shred the slopes (above). Photo by Marcus Hartmann

When the whole world comes to town

Posted on February 27th, 2015 by


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At Radium’s annual Winterfest held on Saturday, February 14th, the winners of the indoor curling event were the Radium Rockets — the village council team. Left to right are councillors Tyler McCauley and Ron Verboom, mayor Clara Reinhardt, and councillor Todd Logan. Photo by Kristin McCauley

Radium rocks

Posted on February 20th, 2015 by


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Shelan Verge (left) and Coreen Duncan pose with Bill Cropper, Bernie Thiesen and patient Jim McKay at the Invermere & District Hospital while dishing out a healthy dose of festive spirit with the Valentine’s Photo Booth they created. The booth was up in various locations around the hospital this week and will be in Columbia House next.
 
Photo by Dan  Walton

HEART-STOPPING HEALTH CARE

Posted on February 19th, 2015 by


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