Conflict over recreational court space continues in Invermere.
Category: Local News
by Steve Hubrecht | Sep 23, 2023
At their annual general meeting last week, Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) officials faced questions from the public about cutting back funding for programs, including one query in particular about no longer giving money to outdoor and environmental education.
by Steve Hubrecht | Sep 22, 2023
The long process of regulating short-term rentals (STRs) took another big step closer to becoming reality last week when Invermere councillors voted to proceed with public consultations on the proposed new STR business licensing bylaw.
by Lyonel Doherty | Sep 22, 2023
An updated policy affecting field trips in Rocky Mountain School District No. 6 is worrying some parents who fear that outdoor education for children may be compromised. But senior board officials say the intent is to mitigate the risks and to ensure the safety of all students (and teachers).
by Steve Hubrecht | Sep 17, 2023
Radium resident Elizabeth Stuart is proud of her roots. So proud, in fact, that a few weeks ago she flew half way across the world and trekked up lofty Cairngorm Summit in the Scottish highlands to commemorate her ancestor John Roy Stuart.
by Admin | Sep 17, 2023
When researching to write a story about people in Columbia Valley settler history, one can spend hours chasing hints, seeking confirmation of guesses based on what used to be, and tracking rumours to find kernels of truth.
by Steve Hubrecht | Sep 16, 2023
Downtown Invermere is looking a lot more colourful this summer. The vibrancy comes from a trio of new pieces of public art — all murals — decorating several prominent buildings.