Dan Walton

KIJHL: Rockies win on road and lose at home

The Rockies could only endure half of last weekend's fire power – the suppressed the Rockets but crumbled to the Dynamiters

Off the Record: Tipping the tax scales to give tourism a break

Businesses that cater to visitors are as important as the hot springs or Lake Windermere Whiteway.

KIJHL: Dynamiters and Thunder Cats crush Rockies

In Kimberley and Creston Valley, both games were off to rocky starts

School for saving

The Family Resource Centre hosted a free workshop on the financial literacy

Columbia Valley Rockies hockey raking in the revenue

Aside from their recent hot streak, the Columbia Valley Rockies are finding success down many other avenues.

Radium renews Jumbo administration contract

Council voted to extend the contract by four years.

Regional district agrees to facilitate faster Internet service

It’s normally not as profitable to deliver high speed internet to rural areas, but a federal subsidy program has changed that.

Faster internet expanding into Columbia Valley’s smaller communities

The Regional District of East Kootenay is facilitating faster web time.

KIJHL: Rockies take out Fernie and Nelson

The Fernie Ghostriders and Nelson Leafs were both crushed by Rockies last week

Off The Record: The winners of the Keystone rejection

President Obama won’t be giving the Keystone pipeline a green light on construction and his mind won’t change before he’s out of office.

Sacred sanctuary still standing in Edgewater

One of the cornerstones to hold the hamlet of Edgewater together over the past century has been the All Saints Anglican Church.

KIJHL: Thunder Cats and Posse give Rockies a beating

The Rockies scored first against their opponents during both games last weekend, but saw both leads slip away before the contests concluded

KIJHL: Kimberley clocks Rockies

The Rockies were shut down twice last weekend by the Dynamiters

Alcohol pricing and availability relaxing in B.C.

Beginning in this spring, fewer restrictions will be in place against consumers of alcohol in British Columbia

Special warning issued by Avalanche Canada

The Purcell Mountains have "had a complex early season snowpack,"

Christmas Shopping Spree winner splurges

The Valley Echo’s second annual Christmas Shopping Spree contest was won by Natalie Forrest

Valley Life Photo Gallery (December 31th 2014) Dan Walton Favorites

Photos By Dan Walton taken over the year 2014 that made it into the Valley Echo.

Salary swell for Rocky Mountain School District superintendant

A raise was awarded to the head of the regional school district during a regular meeting on November 18th.

Kootenay-Columbia MP speaks to federal issues

Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament David Wilks on the decisions he and the Tories are making in Ottawa.

First order of business for Radium

The new council for the Village of Radium Hot Springs met for their first regular meeting on Wednesday, December 10th.