Local News

Invermere reopening continues as playgrounds, splash parks open

District of Invermere is continuing its COVID-19 reopening

  • Jun 8, 2020

Pharmasave reports positive community support

Daily operations at the local Pharmasave have been modified

  • Jun 6, 2020

Badgers, bears and birds to benefit from bolstering bunchgrass conservation in Rocky Mountain Trench

260 hectares (637 acres) near Canal Flats acquired for conservation

  • Jun 5, 2020
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MLA says no COVID-19 cases here in seven weeks, clash between B.C. and Alberta exaggerated

Clovechok said cars were keyed, but he believes the incidents were isolated.

Columbia Basin Trust expands programming to support businesses

The revised programs will help local businesses to reopen and modify operations

Furor erupts over CastleRock mountain bike trails

A petition has garnered 1,700 signatures so far and seeks to have the CastleRock trails legitimized.

  • Jun 5, 2020

Pedestrian-only main street?

A car-free, pedestrian-only main street in downtown Invermere could be a possibility this summer.

  • Jun 4, 2020

Métis communities make do with minimal financial aid from Trudeau; CBT offers support

Métis citizens in valley forged ahead thanks to support from local leadership and community groups

  • Jun 3, 2020

Radium’s beloved bighorn sheep herd on the decline

Advocates say safer streets needed

  • Jun 3, 2020

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

Flood evacuation in Fairmont; residents able to return home

Evacuation alerts remain in place for Fairmont Creek and Cold Spring Creek.

Freshwater turtle sightings

Stewardship group wants to know where you’ve seen turtles in the Columbia Valley

  • Jun 2, 2020

Copper Point Golf Course copes with COVID-19 safety measures

General manager says golf is one of few sports where implementing safety measures is fairly simple

  • Jun 2, 2020

Radium author launches book

Radium Hot Springs author Brent Lea launches thriller set in the great outdoors of southeastern B.C.

  • Jun 1, 2020

Homes evacuated in Fairmont due to localized flooding from heavy rainfall

RDEK has issued a state of local emergency, RCMP going door to door in affected areas

Helping our community during COVID-19

A high school student’s perspective

  • May 30, 2020

The buoys are back in town

Watershed Wanderings column by Lake Windermere Ambassadors

  • May 29, 2020

101-year-old man targets 101 block fundraising walk for food bank

A centenarian in Invermere has embarked on a new adventure to raise money for the food bank.

  • May 28, 2020

Invermere council okay with ‘reverse grad march’ idea

Nothing finalized and complications aplenty, but Invermere council agrees to grad march idea

  • May 27, 2020

Hospital chief of staff provides guidance on COVID-19 and the Columbia Valley as we open up

Chief of staff says: “COVID-19 … is still here and is not going away any time soon.”

  • May 27, 2020