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Developer promotes ‘active adult living’ complex

Steel Creek Developers come to Invermere to propse seniors housing project

Two more candidates planning to run in Kootenay-Columbia

Six candidates vying for position; Liberals have yet to announce candidate

  • Sep 4, 2019

What if salmon were to swim again?

Three First Nations signed agreement with government to bring salmon back

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RCMP report

Some of the more interesting callouts for Columbia Valley RCMP last week

  • Sep 3, 2019

Stetski rolls change forward, one pedal at a time

Kootenay-Columbia MP started a pedal-powered movement in Ottawa

  • Aug 30, 2019

Drug trafficking info better left to RCMP than social media

Drug dealings in the Valley? Report it to police

Highway 1 closures to run from 2020 to 2024

Trans-Can detours thru Radium to begin next year

  • Aug 29, 2019

Canadian government supports Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area for Jumbo Valley and Qat’muk

$16.1 million approved to develop an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area

  • Aug 29, 2019

Abandoned cat brought into Kootenay SPCA with broken sternum

The East Kootenay SPCA branch is seeking help to cover $1,455 in medical bills for Claude the cat.

UPDATE: Kootenay Lake ferry to be hit by job action Saturday

Full service to return after the long weekend; Glade, Harrop-Procter ferries won’t be affected

Discussion flows from water bottle plant proposal

The Source of the Columbia Beverages aiming to be operational in Canal Flats by January 2020

Juvenile bear trapped, relocated from Invermere’s pothole park

COS, RCMP, work together to keep bear in gully and away from pedestrians gathered around park

RCMP Report

Some of the more interesting callouts for Columbia Valley RCMP August 19-25th

  • Aug 28, 2019

Crowd out for roundabout

Roundtable discussion for Hwy 93/95 intersection change

CVCC conducts transit study

Business and individual surveys online until September 16th

Kootenay National Park about to turn 100

Ninety-nine years of publicly-accessible wilderness

Elk River reclaims property as its own

Laws make it harder to protect private land than ever before says farmer, local government

Need cash to splash

Radium Sunrise Rotary Club wants to build a splash park in Radium Hot Springs

  • Aug 22, 2019

Water bottling facility proposed in Canal Flats

Source of the Columbia Beverages Inc. promises jobs and financial investment into community

  • Aug 22, 2019

Largest area farmers’ market disqualified from B.C. listing due to Alberta vendors

Invermere market excluded from BC Association because of out-of-province vendors

  • Aug 22, 2019