Steve Hubrecht

Invermere council puts a freeze on digital signs

Decision made after two signs approved in town

B.C. could be in for a wild political ride ahead

Political scientist looks at possibilities in political play

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA becomes Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier

Doug Clovechok learns about the role as he takes on MLA duties

NDP-Green deal means Columbia River-Revelstoke gets another opposition MLA

Doug Clovechok, Gerry Taft and Samson Boyer weigh in on the provincial politics play

Invermere development close to final approval

Council approves zoning ammendment for 14-unit development

Kootenay-Columbia MP hammers Liberals over child care benefit

Stetski wants bill changed that forces some victims of domestic abuse to get signature of abuser

Invermere Council divided on digital sign

Nonprofit group already ordered sign; Council debates whether it should be there at all

Council debates fuel efficiency of new Invermere pickup trucks

Invermere’s fleet to gain two new vehicles

Tour de Rock vlog episode 1: The Observatory Hill

Black Press media rider Arnold Lim, tests his hill biking four years after his last foray with the Cops for Cancer, Tour de Rock.

Election sends ‘Kootena boy’ to Victoria, government makeup unclear

Last week’s election painted Columbia River-Revelstoke a different colour, changing shade to Liberal red from NDP orange

Invermere Council Briefs

Rotary Club wants to put up digital sign in downtown Invermere

Civil debate at All Candidates Forum

Invermere residents got a chance to hear and see Columbia River-Revelstoke candidates up close and personal during the All Candidates Forum

Invermere gets good glimpse of candidates in forum

Candidate respond to range of questions at David Thompson Secondary School event

Letter exchange illuminates details on two-tier hydro pricing

Two-tier hydro pricing system explained by Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett

CBT bolsters CBAL’s regional literacy services

The Columbia Basin Trust is giving another big funding boost to the non-profit Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL).

Valley Echo once again offering free online content

The Valley Echo is revving up its digital presence. Black Press recently removed the paywall from the paper’s website.

Invermere council introduces question period before and after meeting

“We feel it is important in terms of allowing questions to be asked about the agenda coming up,” Chris Prosser.

Efforts get underway to set up local youth network

Several individuals in the Columbia Valley are making efforts toward establishing a local youth network here

Resident wants no-wake zone in Taynton Bay

"Is there any way to put in a no-wake zone to ensure boats aren’t going too fast?" Sean Ridsdale

CastleRock seeks help with wildfire prevention

Representatives from the CastleRock Community Association and its FireSmart Committee approached Invermere council