Local News

Market move placed on hold

Invermere market will remain in current 6th Ave. location for now

Family loses everything in Canal Flats trailer fire

GoFund me page started for the Soucy family

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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

New OCP process gets underway for Panorama area

Open house Saturday, March 23rd, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

  • Mar 20, 2019

New on-reserve housing for Akisqnuk

Six-plex first of 28 units to be built; first new homes in 25+ years

Paramedics union raises alarm over spike in out-of-service ambulances

Staffing shortages affecting service levels in Kootenays

B.C. poverty plan combines existing spending, housing programs

Target is to lift 140,000 people out of poverty from 2016 level

School threat reported; student may face charges

DTSS back to “business as usual” after online threat by student

Rite to Ride seeks to train riders in mountain presence

Devin Publicover has launched a new foundation in Invermere

Pacific Rim National Park mourns loss of ‘bright star’ killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Angela Rehhorn remembered for her enthusiasm, dedication and sense of adventure

800-year-old Vancouver Island log ready for United Nations project

Language Revitalization Pole will be publicly carved, then delivered to the University of Victoria

Interior Health hospitals to serve more made in B.C. food

New initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture to serve more B.C. produced food in hospitals

GoGo Sisters St. Patty’s Day fundraiser

St. Patrick’s Day Tea and Bake Sale coming up Saturday, March 16th.

  • Mar 8, 2019

Chamber announces new executive director

Valley businessman Pete Bourke takes on the role left vacant for the past few months

Rescued hiker urges for Search And Rescue funding renewal

Louise Baxter speaks about her experience last summer with volunteer rescue organization

Canal Flats Council briefs

Some of the more noteworthy discussions at last regular Council meeting

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

RCMP Report

Roundup of RCMP callouts in the Columbia Valley

  • Feb 28, 2019

Man evades fireball

Fundraiser planned to help Darren Reiffenstein get back on his feet