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The Kinsmen Beach Greenspace was a bustling venue on Saturday, August 22nd when the Invermere MusicFest returned for its third instalment, drawing in record crowds of all ages. 
Photo by Nicole Trigg

Bounce break

Posted on August 28th, 2015 by


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In this image, dated 1922, a woman stands with her children at Fort Point, in Invermere. Two of the children sit in a travois and the other is riding a horse. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A277) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Woman with three children, 1922

Posted on August 28th, 2015 by


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Radium Rotarian Dale Shudra and Radium mayor Clara Reinhardt performed the ribbon cutting on August 15th to mark the official opening of the Rotary Gardens.  Photo by Breanne Massey

Cultivating community

Posted on August 21st, 2015 by


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AND THEY’RE OFF!

Posted on August 14th, 2015 by


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In this image, dated 1928, a man poses with a Chevrolet. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com .Photo (A269) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Man with car, 1928

Posted on August 14th, 2015 by


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Climbing in Kain’s footsteps

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Hikers in front of a cave

Posted on August 7th, 2015 by


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Thanks to the infectious encouragement by  Sheberdean & the Postmistress vocalist Sylvie Power, children had no qualms about strutting their stuff in front of the stage at the Steamboat Mountain Music Festival in Edgewater on Saturday, July 25th.  Photo by Andreas Dyballa

STRIKE A POSE

Posted on July 31st, 2015 by


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In this image, dated 1911 or 1912, the water tower, school and St. Andrews Church are visible in the middle section of the south Wilmer townsite. Water from the water tower was run through underground wooden pipes to all the houses in town. In the foreground is the Barbour home and the photo was taken by Dorothy Barbour. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A264) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Southern Wilmer, 1911 or 1912

Posted on July 31st, 2015 by


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A competitor gets airborne in the Whip & Style Jump Jam on Saturday, July 18th during the BC Cup/Canada Cup Downhill Mountain Bike Race event at Panorama Mountain Resort that ran from July 16th to 19th.   Photo by Breanne Massey

FLIGHT FOCUSED

Posted on July 24th, 2015 by


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In this image, dated 1912, only the identities of Mrs. Sandilands (front row, second from left), James McKay  (front row, third from left), Mrs. Arthur Taylor (front row, fourth from left), Donald McLeod (back row, third from right) and Harry Munson (far right) are known. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A262) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Group shot in Wilmer, 1912

Posted on July 24th, 2015 by


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In this image, dated 1900, Hope Brewer poses at a farm in Fairmont, holding a rifle and standing beside a saddled horse. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (C146) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Hope Brewer with rifle, 1900

Posted on July 17th, 2015 by


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Wino

Soiree style

Posted on July 17th, 2015 by


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Water wizard

Posted on July 10th, 2015 by


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Harry and George, dateless

Posted on July 10th, 2015 by


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In this image, dated 1928, students from Invermere School sit with their teacher outside of the school. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A401) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Invermere School students, 1928

Posted on July 3rd, 2015 by


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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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Moving time, 1945

Posted on June 26th, 2015 by


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BARBERSHOP BIKERS

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In this image from the 1950s, a finely dressed Millie Joseph sits atop a horse. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (C1396) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Traditional regalia

Posted on June 19th, 2015 by


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