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Entries for The Pioneer’s annual travel contest are coming in fast and furious. Similar to last year, two Calgary Flames tickets and one night of accommodation, courtesy of Invermere’s Travel World, are up for grabs.
These intrepid travellers will be entered to win two tickets to a Calgary Flames game if picked as winners of our annual Pioneer Travel Photo Contest. Simply take a copy of The Pioneer with you when you are away on holidays, send us a copy and have it published in The Pioneer. At the end of the year, we will draw the winning name.Read More...
Pioneer readers continue to pack our local paper around the globe in the hopes of winning two tickets to a Calgary Flames game next season, courtesy of Invermere Travel World.
By Sheila Bonny
Special to the Pioneer
From a small birding festival 17 years ago, Wings Over the Rockies Festival has evolved into a celebration of the entire Columbia Valley: mountains, wetlands, and wildlife. Still, birding treks are among the most popular of the week’s events, and we’re fortunate to have a wealth of knowledgeable leaders in the Columbia Valley.
Randy Hopkins is such an enthusiastic birder that he is leading nine birding expeditions to various habitats during Wings week. On Monday, he’ll point out how wise waterfowl know where the water is …