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New roost for resident ospreys

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 by


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The Slow Food Canada National Summit kicked off in the Columbia Valley on Wednesday, April 6th and David Thompson Secondary School chef training students  (including Georgia Moneo, right, holding the “slow” bread) did their part by preparing a total of 600 appetizers with locally sourced products. The summit, hosted by Slow Food Columbia Valley, runs until Sunday, April 10th at locations throughout the valley. Visit www.slowfood.ca for details.

Photos by Breanne Massey

SLOW FOOD

Posted on April 8th, 2016 by


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CATCHING AIR

Posted on April 1st, 2016 by


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The Columbia Valley Swim Team picked up a number of first place ribbons at the Cranbrook Meet on March 12th and 13th.  The team, from left to right, are Kendyl Kruger, Ashley McDiarmid, Devin Woodworth, Blayke Butler, Hannah Goldsmith, Luis Cesteros, Isabella Hull, Taylor Lightfoot and Emmy Butler (in pink up front). 
Photo by Amy Foidart

Making waves

Posted on March 25th, 2016 by


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Olivia Gibson of Calgary does a spread eagle jump in the moguls competition on Sunday, March 13th during the  Kootenay Freestyle Classic at Panorama Mountain Resort last weekend.  Panorama Freeride Club photo

FREESTYLE FINESSE

Posted on March 18th, 2016 by


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Golden Secondary School student Chelsea Langan (left) and David Thompson Secondary School (DTSS) student  Megan Eugene joined the Columbia Valley Metis Association’s Kitchen Party at DTSS on March 2nd that drew a crowd of about 75, who enjoyed a traditional Metis meal of stew and bannock as well as live fiddle music, spoon playing, a jig lesson and dancing.  Photo by Breanne Massey

Old tyme tradition

Posted on March 11th, 2016 by


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So Long, Sarge

Posted on March 4th, 2016 by


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GROCERY GRAB

Posted on February 26th, 2016 by


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Snow angel heaven

Posted on February 12th, 2016 by


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The Great Hall at Panorama Mountain Resort was packed to the hilt the night of January 30th for the Support Timmy fundraiser, in support of Peppi’s Pizzeria owner Tim Goldie, who has been diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer and is currently undergoing treatment in Calgary. 
Photo by Breanne Massey

GOLDIE RUSH OF SUPPORT

Posted on February 5th, 2016 by


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New Year’s baby arrives

Posted on January 29th, 2016 by


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valley rallies for timmy and family

Posted on January 22nd, 2016 by


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Two hundred ice skaters from 25 clubs will be converging on the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena in Invermere from January 15th to 17th for the East Kootenay Invitational Figure Skating Competition that’s being hosted by the Columbia Valley Skating Club. Photo by Angela Miller

Figuratively skating

Posted on January 15th, 2016 by


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On December 24th, 65 skiers and snowboarders wound their way down the slopes at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Ski Area for the 30th Annual Torchlight Parade and Fireworks attended by close to 1,000 guests. Ski Area manager Peter Harding, who organized the inaugural Torchlight event on Christmas Eve in 1985 and hasn’t missed one since, was honoured with a huge cake for his 30 years of service. Photo submitted

Touchlight Troubadour

Posted on January 8th, 2016 by


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Invermere author Elinor Florence holds an unaddressed envelope that still found its way to her thanks to the help of postmistress Lisa Fossli and the rest of the postal workers at the Canada Post in Invermere. Photo by Nicole Trigg

Small town advantage

Posted on January 1st, 2016 by


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This now-famous photo of a moose giving a Subaru a good licking was taken by Invermere photographer Marlene Chabot. It received national attention after Mrs. Chabot submitted it to the CBC. 
Photo by Marlene Chabot

Subaru Smooch

Posted on December 18th, 2015 by


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Panorama Mountain Resort opened top to bottom a week earlier on Saturday, December 5th for a Powder Preview Weekend. Bragging rights went to Andrew Brown, Sam Reilly, Cat Feeney and Matt Alport, the first group to load the Mile One quad chairlift. Starting December 11th, the resort is officially open full -time for the 2015-16 winter season. Photo submitted

BRAGGING RIGHTS

Posted on December 11th, 2015 by


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Sue Saunders of Invermere brought two of her chickens to the annual Global Animal Lovers (GALS) Pet Photos with Santa fundraiser. Shania (in red and white) and Ella were just two of the many pets at the Invermere Home Hardware who had their photos taken with Santa (Keith Pawlyshyn) on November 21st and 22nd. 

Photo by Stephanie Saunders

Clucking in christmas

Posted on November 27th, 2015 by


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On Friday, November 13th, students in the Discovery Trades program at Invermere’s College of the Rockies campus wrapped up construction on several deluxe garden sheds, which will be sold to raise money for the Columbia Valley Rockies. Pictured, left to right, are Erik Bialkoski, Tristan Morgan, Drew Lehr, Eric Eugene  and instructor Mark Knudsgaard.  Photo by Nicole Trigg

Trades talent

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by


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A newly configured Cenotaph Park in Invermere was the centrepiece of a community-wide Remembrance Day ceremony on Wednesday November 11th. Many individuals, businesses and organizations paid their respects by laying wreaths at the foot of the monument commemorating those who have died protecting Canadian values. For photos of the Invermere, Canal Flats and Edgewater ceremonies.
Photo by Nicole Trigg

We remember

Posted on November 13th, 2015 by


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