If youd like to enter The Pioneers annual Travel Contest, send in your entries now to info@cv-pioneer.com, drop them off at 8 – 1008 8th Avenue, Invermere or submit via www.columbiavalleypioneer.com.

You could win two Calgary Flames tickets and one nights accommodation, courtesy of Invermeres Travel World.

Bruce and Liz Robinson, Bill Cropper, Chris and Sandy MacDonald in beautiful Barbados.

Paul and Tanya De Leeuw, Kevin and Pam Whitfield, Katie Long, Diana Hellyer, Rob Hellyer (holding The Pioneer) and Kathryn Burns, and Heather and Andrew Hellyer were all at Paul De Leeuws 50th birthday in beautiful Kihei Kai Nani Maui, Hawaii.

Jan and Kim Kascak poolside at the El Cid Moro Beach in Mazatlan, Mexico.

Sherry Mallach in San Miguel, Mexico; Rick Maki enjoys some summer sun in Maui.

Rick Maki enjoys some summer sun in Maui.

Steve Tristram and Patricia Teran at the richest and largest marina in Costa Rica, Los Suenos.