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Rockies vs Fernie Ghostriders game postponed tonight

Due to tragedy at Fernie arena earlier this week, Friday, October 20th game to be rescheduled

  • Oct 20th, 2017

A healing garden proposed for Columbia House

Society planning garden on southeast corner of retirement home

Canal Flats Fall Fair returns

Head on down to the Flats for the artisan’s market, kids games, and good times

Multi-vehicle crash in Kootenay National Park

18-wheeler, logging truck and multiple vehicles involved; no one injured

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Child care needs identified; Family Dynamix looks to fill gaps

Survey results compiled; coordinator looking to next steps now

Youth network events this October

Columbia Valley youth association hosts events across the Valley

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          Vehicle broken into by Floe Lake

          Hikers gone for six hours, return to find car had been broken into and roof box tampered with

          • Oct 19th, 2017

          CAO reports to District of Barriere on well construction

          Status of well construction and paving projects reported to council

          • Oct 19th, 2017

          District of Invermere looks into sidewalk on hazardous road

          Resident asks district to consider putting sidewalk on part of 14th Street/Pineridge Drive

          Bear mistaken for burglar

          Fairmont Hot Springs homeowner heard rustling and called cops

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Bat week raises awareness on local conservation efforts

          Friday, October 27th presentation at the Invermere Lions Club

          Canada’s most famous astronaut lands in the East Kootenay

          Chris Hadfield inspired thousands over his weekend visit to Kimberley for CBT symposium

          Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena not a safety concern at this time

          Scheduled user groups continue at Invermere arena

          Wartime Wednesdays

          Local author Elinor Florence explores the stories of veterans

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Former camper claims sexual abuse at Cowichan River Bible Camp

          Surrey pastor accused of sexual assault is former board member of Vancouver Island camp

          Severe wind and intense thunderstorm warning for East Kootenay

          Intense storm expected to begin late Tuesday morning in Invemere and across the East Kootenay

          • Oct 17th, 2017

          Kimberley man pays it back to home town

          Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

          VIDEO: Firefighters come to aid of trapped horse

          Fell into ditch in Langley park and couldn’t get out

          • Oct 15th, 2017

          Vote for Maker Space society funding

          Society could win up to $50,000 to launch the Columbia Valley Maker Space Society

          Books for kids in Columbia Valley: help reach a reader

          Event this Thurday, October 12th to raise money for literacy initiatives

          • Oct 13th, 2017