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In this image with no date, Athalmer, before the railway was built, is depicted. Most of the buildings are close to the Columbia River. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo of Ray Crook

Early days

Posted on August 19th, 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. 
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IT’S MILLER’s TIME

Posted on August 19th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date, a car is stopped on a road overlooking Athalmer. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo (C258) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Car with a view

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by


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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

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by


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New Arrivals

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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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In this image with no date, children Harry and George are playing in miniature wagons fashioned out of boxes for presumably mine explosives. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (C64) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Miniature wagons

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by


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In this image dated 1912, Bob Tegart sits on top of a horse in front of the Fairmont Store. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (A1003) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Boy and his steed

Posted on July 22nd, 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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There is no information to accompany this photo of one of Invermere’s very first soccer teams. If you have any more information, e-mail us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (A156) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Kicking off

Posted on July 15th, 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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In this image with no date, one of Invermere’s first baseball teams gather for a group picture. If you have any more information, e-mail us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (A212) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Play Ball!

Posted on July 8th, 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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In this image with no date, two horses are pulling a wagon full of hay. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Whole lotta hay

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by


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Cultural Connection

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by


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On Saturday, June 11th, the community came together to celebrate the life of Tim Goldie, including (left to right) Glen Isted, Rich Paradis, Jeff Woodworth, and Scott Bowley . The street party was enjoyed by all ages with live music, pizza and good company. 
Photo by Nikki Fredrikson

Celebrating life

Posted on June 17th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date, three men and one woman are lawn bowling, presumably somewhere in the valley. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A555) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

In lawn bowling style

Posted on June 17th, 2016 by


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First Plane in Valley

Posted on June 10th, 2016 by


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A cozy clutch

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