Local News

Feds caught with consultative pants down as groyne issue flares up: PSPC urged to get second opinion

MP Stetski said that of local stakeholders “nobody was aware of the project.”

Jumbo opponents celebrate; developers vow to continue in wake of court decision

Jumbo Resort opponents gathered to celebrate the B.C. Court of Appeal’s decision.

  • Aug 14, 2019

De Groot family still waiting for inquest after 2014 Slocan shooting

Lawyer for Peter De Groot’s family say many questions remain unanswered

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DFO releases drone footage of work at Big Bar landslide site

The peak of Pinto

Hikers are rewarded with a spectacular view from the top of Pinto Mountain

  • Aug 14, 2019

Four-year-old girl one of two killed in highway crash near Creston

The 26-year-old driver of a Saturn SUV was also killed

Teenagers follow in the footsteps of Conrad Kain

The 11th annual Bugaboos Teens climbing camp turned out to be one of the best.

  • Aug 13, 2019

Big Little Lions to roar at Invermere MusicFest

The family-oriented festival runs on Friday, August 16th and Saturday, August 17th.

Healing garden continues to grow

Helicopter Ball Drop fundraiser to benefit healing garden

Legend of the book bike

Book fairy hands out books to lucky recipients who spot her

  • Aug 9, 2019

Search and rescue locates deceased hiker on Mount Pinto

62-year-old hiker found deceased

  • Aug 8, 2019

Danny Michel performs across the genres

Danny Michel will perform during Invermere MusicFest.

Appeal court sides with province over Jumbo ski resort decision

A former cabinet minister determined the project was ‘not substantially started’ in 2015

Retired educator writes children’s book

Radium resident Pamela Maxwell wrote a children’s book called I Want To Be A Writer.

Envisioning barrier-free outdoor adventure

Local athlete paddles and hand cycles 250 kms for a documentary on accessible outdoor recreation.

Lost and found on the river

Broad canvases of art sweep down the river’s edge.

New cops on the streets

Two new police officers have joined the Columbia Valley RCMP.

A pain in the groyne

Feds authorize lake construction without consulting local stakeholders

“For the sake of tradition” – Queer Anglican minister reflects on same-gender marriage vote

Minister feels ‘hamstrung’ by group of people intent on preserving the traditional view of marriage

Robber strikes at Radium bank

Robbery suspect on the loose

  • Aug 1, 2019

Dancing for the ladies

Why do male strip shows exist? The Pioneer investigates.