Andrea Klassen

Students get Para-Alpine introduction

Students in Invermere schools got an intro to the world of disabled skiing when most of the Canadian Para-Alpine ski team visited town.

Conservation officers stage sheep rescue

Invermere officers remove 'noose' of barbed wire from bighorn ram.

DOI pans Mountain Resort Municipality process

The District of Invermere is hitting out at the provincial government's Mountain Resort Municipality strategy.

Remember When (February 22)

A look back at what's happened in the Columbia Valley over the last 50 years.

Invermere Fire plans live burn

With many new members among the volunteer service's ranks, the training will give firefighters valuable on-scene experience.

New vision for parking, biz park

Invermere's downtown core and Athalmer Business Park will be the focus of two studies this spring.

Deer crashes Eileen Madson recess

School will be providing students with more education on dealing with deer, after one of the animals got too close to students last week.

Private group offers $2 million for Dry Gulch water system project

Regional District of East Kootenay will give community six months to refine water system plans.

RDEK plans less aggressive rules for Lake Windermere

RDEK and District of Invermere are moving ahead with plans to regulate development on and around Lake Windermere.

Something (micro)brewing on Arrow Road

The four friends behind Arrowhead Brewing Co. are already in the lab, crafting the Columbia Valley's addition to the microbrew craze.

Centennial celebration planned for Edgewater townsite

Local historians hope to call home descendants and former residents to preserve the Columbia Valley town's history.

Traps arrive for Invermere urban deer cull

Invermere's cull of up to 100 urban deer could be underway by the weekend, mayor Gerry Taft confirmed today.

Cull opposition continues

Residents opposed to a cull of up to 100 deer take to the streets of Invermere to rally, promise more action in coming days

Census numbers show a slightly smaller Columbia Valley

The Columbia Valley's villages and towns are about the same size they were five years ago, but rural areas experienced sharper declines.

‘Gigantic’ fame for Whiteway

Discovery Channel film crew puts the spotlight on Invermere for "Gigantic Things" week.

Hockey Academy pays off for students

It's not your typical phys ed program, but J.A. Laird's Hockey Academy is finding popularity.

Cameras ready to roll on Whiteway

The Discovery Channel's Mark Miller will try his hand at clearing the (unofficial) world's largest maintained outdoor skating rink.

Pond Hockey Spirit contest launches

The clock is ticking down to the first B.C. Eastern Regional Pond Hockey Championships in Invermere.

Voting open for Centre Ice Art

It's up to the public to pick the winner of the first B.C. Eastern Regional Pond Hockey Championships Centre Ice Art Contest.

Teams sought for new training space

The building that once housed Golden Timber Frames could soon become the home of indoor soccer players, roller girls and other sports teams.