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Business support for non-profits in the Valley

CBT helps non-profits stay focused on the ‘shiny things’ of their organization

New Official Community Plan Process Soon to be Underway in Area G

Current OCP was adopted in 2006

  • Apr 18, 2019

Columbia Lake Recreation Centre opens

Soft opening this Thursday, April 18th

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Climber attempts to scale Eiffel Tower in Paris
Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people
Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt
Structure fire destroys Surrey tire shop, closes section of Fraser Highway

Radium man considers assisted death

Rolf Heer opens up about process to apply for medically assisted death

RCMP Report

A roundup of some of the more interesting callouts for Columbia Valley RCMP

  • Apr 16, 2019

Stepping up to the challenge

Local firefighters train for competition that raises funds to support cancer victims

Fruitvale man, 25, dies after falling from zipline in Thailand, reports say

Bangkok Post says man fell from Flight of the Gibbon zipline in Chiang Mai

Market parks in new spot

Invermere Farmers and Artists Market makes move to arena parking lot this summer

RCMP Report

Weekly RCMP roundup April 1st-7th

  • Apr 10, 2019

Nelson city hall to help staff buy electric bikes

Purchase price will be repaid through payroll deductions

Fire insurance can protect against “absolutely devastating” losses

In the wake of three local house fires with no insurance, Fire Chief reminds residents to get fire insurance

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  • Apr 4, 2019

One day, three fires in East Kootenay

Jaffrey, Fairmont, and Akisqnuk fires all in one day

  • Apr 3, 2019

People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

Kootenay – Columbia riding receives approval for a constituency association.

Canal Flats seeks to rename

Poll online now for new name possibilities

  • Mar 28, 2019

RCMP Report

Roundup of callouts by the Columbia Valley RCMP March 18-24th

  • Mar 27, 2019

Invermere debates buying waterfront property

End use and ultimate price tag remain TBD

Protective human chain forms around Victoria mosque for Friday prayer

Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings