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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

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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

Posted on June 10th, 2016 by


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Spills ‘N’ Thrills

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 by


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In this image dated 1904, Mrs. Hume, Mrs. Forster, Mrs. Brehault and Sarah Brehaut are pictured under a tree. The location of this photo is listed as “on our place at Sinclair” If you have any more information, email us at info@columbia
valleypioneer.com.                                            Photo (A69) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Under the tree

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 by


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Breaking Ground

Posted on May 27th, 2016 by


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This image dated 1913 shows the Columbia River and Athalmer swing bridges. These two bridges allowed passage from the Columbia River to Lake Windermere. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo (A350) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society.

River Passage

Posted on May 27th, 2016 by


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GETTING LITERAL FOR THE LEGACY TRAIL

Posted on May 20th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date is the store and gas pump at Coldstream Campground. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo (A350) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Camping convenience

Posted on May 20th, 2016 by


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DERBY DAMES

Posted on May 6th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date,  a group of Girl Guides appear to be sitting in a wagon. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo (A295) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

A group of gals

Posted on May 6th, 2016 by


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New roost for resident ospreys

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Bank of Canada circa 1915

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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In this image circa 1950, a gas station and a car are pictured at the Invermere Crossroads. The gas station was called the Crossroads Service Station (Imperial) as well as the Information (AAA) Bureau. Also pictured is the #4 sign on the highway. The photo was taken by Hal Bavin. If you have any more information, e-mail us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A529) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Crossroads captured in 1950s

Posted on April 8th, 2016 by


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CATCHING AIR

Posted on April 1st, 2016 by


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In this image, dated between 1914 and 1937, is a double winged building with three chimneys that was the first hospital in Invermere (now Pynelogs), located on 10th Street. An arched sign lines the top of the entrance gate of what was called the Windermere District Hospital. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A532) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

First hospital

Posted on April 1st, 2016 by


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