Andrea Klassen

Roller derby ready to roll out

Now that winter is over, women’s roller derby action is heating up for the 2012 season.

Tires removed from wetlands

On Saturday (April 28), a group of 14 concerned local citizens successfully removed 160 old tires from the Columbia River Wetlands.

Full circle — a decade later

I’ll never forget the first time I was in Invermere.

Jumbo Wild rallies as French tour area

French ski industry experts in B.C. to tour the site of the proposed Jumbo Resort were greeted by more than 80 opponents of the project.

Land dispute could halt airport traffic

An ongoing land dispute could shut down the Invermere Airport starting April 12.

Cougar warning out for Kootenay Park trails

Parks Canada has issued a cougar warning for three Radium-area trails, after the animals were spotted twice along Highway 93 last week.

Ski industry ponders Jumbo future

Reaction to the approval of Jumbo has been mixed but what about the ski industry itself?

Canal Flats Arena gets big bucks from province

Most of the funds for a major upgrade of the Canal Flats Arena are now in place, thanks to an $800,000 from the B.C. government.

Pothole Park gets downtown link

The District of Invermere will spend nearly $800,000 to revamp the portion of 7th Avenue near Pothole Park by the May long weekend.

Jumbo opponents gearing up for jumbo fight

"There won't be any healing process here," says one Invermere activist, as opponents of the Jumbo Resort begin planning their next moves.

Para-Alpine Action

Team Switzerland's men's sit-skier Christoph Kunz compete in Super G races March 14 at Panorama.

Jumbo decision ‘a relief’ — Glacier Resorts Ltd.

"Waiting is the killer," said Grant Costello, after the Jumbo resort approval was announced. "We've been so close so often."

UPDATED: Jumbo Glacier Resort approved

The B.C. Liberal government announced its approval of the Jumbo Glacier Resort today.

Invermere deer cull falls short of goal

Despite permit for 100 deer, contractor put down 19 animals. District will not seek to extend the cull.

RDEK to ‘start fresh’ with Windermere water upgrade

The Regional District of East Kootenay will take another stab at bringing potable drinking water to Windermere.

Family Resource Centre expands services to job seekers

The changeover is part of a B.C. government restructuring of employment service centres across the province.

Fields to close by fall

Invermere's Fields store will be closing sometime this year, as its parent company shutters the chain nationally.

District passes on ownership of historic, decrepit weir

The Rock Groyne hasn't been maintained since it was first built, and has been a boating hazard since at least the 1960s.

Radium urged to ‘take control’ following rash of thefts, assaults

Radium residents are being called on to rally the community after a rash of thefts from vehicles over the Winterfest weekend.

Deer relocation likely on hold until 2013 — mayor

A relocation of Invermere deer probably won't happen until 2013 and depends on the province's interest, says mayor Gerry Taft.