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UPDATE: Kootenay Lake ferry to be hit by job action Saturday

Full service to return after the long weekend; Glade, Harrop-Procter ferries won’t be affected

Discussion flows from water bottle plant proposal

The Source of the Columbia Beverages aiming to be operational in Canal Flats by January 2020

Juvenile bear trapped, relocated from Invermere’s pothole park

COS, RCMP, work together to keep bear in gully and away from pedestrians gathered around park

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RCMP Report

Some of the more interesting callouts for Columbia Valley RCMP August 19-25th

  • Aug 28, 2019

Crowd out for roundabout

Roundtable discussion for Hwy 93/95 intersection change

CVCC conducts transit study

Business and individual surveys online until September 16th

Kootenay National Park about to turn 100

Ninety-nine years of publicly-accessible wilderness

Elk River reclaims property as its own

Laws make it harder to protect private land than ever before says farmer, local government

Need cash to splash

Radium Sunrise Rotary Club wants to build a splash park in Radium Hot Springs

  • Aug 22, 2019

Water bottling facility proposed in Canal Flats

Source of the Columbia Beverages Inc. promises jobs and financial investment into community

  • Aug 22, 2019

Largest area farmers’ market disqualified from B.C. listing due to Alberta vendors

Invermere market excluded from BC Association because of out-of-province vendors

  • Aug 22, 2019

Update on management plan for Windermere Lake Provincial Park

Further engagement planned on proposed draft plan

  • Aug 22, 2019

Short term rentals divides opinion in Radium

Wildlife survey also on the agenda at last Council meeting

Radium water restored after boil-water advisory

Pioneer tours through the plant to learn how the water quality was affected and what was fixed

Chamber seeks Business Excellence nominations

The Chamber is accepting nominations for the Columbia Valley Business Excellence Awards.

  • Aug 21, 2019

RCMP Report

Some of the more notable files from Columbia Valley RCMP week of August 12-18th

  • Aug 20, 2019

Rossland council urges minister to kill Jumbo Glacier Resort project

Mayor writes letter panning ski resort on environmental, legal, and economic grounds

Summer Snack Program helps local kids in need of a good lunch

Summit Youth Centre is giving tasty, nutritious lunches and snacks to Columbia Valley kids.

  • Aug 20, 2019

Bounding into the great outdoors

Playwest Mountain Experience takes hikers into the wilderness.

Fat Man Yoga offers low intimidation workout

“I needed to do more stretching and more flexibility stuff for my fat man body,” said Ryan Karl.