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Free beach camps for kids

The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are offering free summer camps for kids at James Chabot Beach.

  • Jul 3, 2020

Fisher announces decision to run for MNBC regional director’s role

Debra Fisher plans to run for Region 4 director in the Métis Nation of B.C. election this fall

Traditional Indigenous languages evaluated for regional signage project

Economic Development Officer works toward inclusive signage project for the Columbia Valley

Ktunaxa language nears extinction

UBC grad Martina Escutin has been raising awareness about the critically endangered Ktunaxa language

Fisher announces decision to run for MNBC regional director’s role

Debra Fisher plans to run for Region 4 director in the Métis Nation of B.C. election this fall

Deja View not closed to cyclists

Although signs suggested that it was open to foot traffic only, Deja View still open to bikes.

  • Jul 1, 2020
Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks
'This year is unlike any other': Trudeau delivers Canada day address
COVID-19 trends 'moving in the right direction': Trudeau
B.C.'s health minister wants to see proof airline changes are COVID-19 safe

Artistic bears and wolf help keep social distancing

Kinsmen Beach now has an artistic reminder to stay two metres (six feet) from others

  • Jun 30, 2020

Columbia Basin Trust developing short-term plan to guide activities

The trust is adapting to pandemic circumstances to continue to serve the region

Citizens of the year

The Rotary Club of Invermere chose Beva and Jordie Kirk as citizens of the year

Dutcher’s skating injuries informed career decision in radiology

A lapsed figured skater has used her life experiences to inform her career decision in radiology

WCCS successfully reopens for essential workers on a gradual basis with reduced capacity for students this spring

After the COVID-19 crisis forced the WCCS to temporarily close, families have been gradually returning to the program for child-care

Sonshine Children’s Centre slates early-July reopening

Sonshine Children’s Centre plans to re-open for families in need on July 6.

Screening program for child care ranks family needs for spaces based on employment status

Enrollment numbers at Little Badgers Early Learning Programs and Nature School located at the Akisqnuk First Nation have decreased by 74 per cent since the March 18 COVID-19 closure took place

Community outreach program benefits B.C. families

Little Badgers Early Learning Program plans to re-open with a tier system for essential workers and others, starting July 2

New childcare centre planned for Canal Flats

Childcare centre with space for 40 children to open in the fall of 2021

  • Jun 24, 2020

Eugene opens digital marketing agency

David Thompson Secondary School alumnus graduates from local digital marketing program

  • Jun 23, 2020

Public consultation on Lake Windermere Resort lands to begin soon

Invermere council members had an update on the project on Tuesday, June 9

  • Jun 22, 2020

Province ignoring need to preserve old growth forests, says Nelson scientist

Report says more resources are given to harvesting old growth than protecting it

Ktunaxa reflect on Creation Story in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day

The Ktunaxa Nation is reclaiming their culture by honouring the Creation Story.

  • Jun 19, 2020

Open burning temporarily allowed in Southeast Fire Centre

Category 2 fires allowed across the fire centre, Category 3 allowed in some areas