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Restorative pole project underway in Edgewood

The pole was made almost 50 years ago to pay respect to local First Nations

Wings Over the Rockies encourages nature viewing during pandemic

Three local photographers and Wings supporters offer nature viewing tips.

  • May 27, 2020

Our community news matters

Guest editorial by Arnold Malone

  • May 22, 2020
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The GoPro that refused to drown

A snorkler found a submerged GoPro and used the camera footage to find the owners

Youth art shows go online with digital galleries

Arts in the valley

  • May 20, 2020

Shuswap Indian Band supports students, voices concerns for families

Shuwap Indian Band collaborates with school district on crafts, workbooks, worksheets and contests

  • May 19, 2020

Group home offers solace through pandemic

Rolf Heer says “life is good” at Columbia Garden Village

Valley Foods improves daily operations amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Grocery store has been “pretty strict from the beginning”

  • May 18, 2020

Finding the silver lining of being alone: Living in Invermere in full-on quarantine

Local resident returns from Denver to two weeks of complete solitude

  • May 18, 2020

Response from the mountain biking community (cult)

Lyle Wilson responds to critique about mountain bikers

  • May 15, 2020

Entrepreneur implements safety measures to cope with long weekend

Ryan Haynes prepares for both the pandemic and for the Victoria Day long weekend in May.

  • May 15, 2020

Invermere opens tennis courts, public washrooms

Invermere is starting to open up, at least ever so incrementally, from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • May 15, 2020

MLA says provincial reopening plan needs more clarity

Doug Clovechok, MLA for Columbia River - Revelstoke, wants more info on B.C.’s COVID-19 reopening

  • May 14, 2020

Pandemic puts spark in valet service

Local auto shop offers electric valet during COVID-19

  • May 13, 2020

“Infected” with kindness

Personal shoppers and those they serve make meaningful connections during pandemic

Talking about diverse abilities

Valley’s Kate Gibbs says everyone needs to talk about diverse abilities

  • May 12, 2020

Alone together series: singles in solitude

Coping with COVID-19 while living alone

Community events calendar adapts during COVID-19

What do you do with an events calendar during a time of self-isolation?

  • May 8, 2020

Webinars for long-distance dementia caregiving

Webinars offer practical strategies about long-distance caregiving for those with dementia

  • May 7, 2020

The Night Nurse: Local author chooses to launch massage-therapy thriller during COVID-19 pandemic

Tony Berryman is “bursting into maniacal laughter on a regular basis” as he launches his first novel.