Andrea Klassen

Santa and holiday spirit about to hit downtown Invermere

The countdown is on, as Christmas cheer is set to hit downtown Invermere when Light Up Night returns.

A world record for Invermere?

Whiteway upgrade could put district in the national spotlight — if organizers can raise $30,000 in time for this year's big freeze

Mayor hopefuls focus on the district’s future

The valley's economic future and the possibility — or lack thereof — of new facilities dominated Invermere's mayoral debates.

Pond hockey coming soon

A three-day celebration of all things hockey is headed to Invermere in 2012.

Rotarians plan new welcome for Invermere

"Now it will look like a welcome to Invermere, instead of a welcome to Invermere's industrial park."

Taking on green for gold

In her field of three at the B.C. Judo Championships, Marcia Paget was the underdog.

Where they stand

Candidates weigh in on economic development, a new community centre and the things they would have done differently over the last term.

Invermere cadets look to increase their ranks

Invermere's Royal Canadian Army Cadets are hoping to boost membership and form their own, autonomous group.

Safe home a way out

It's taken years, but the shelter the late Debbie Neault dreamed of is about to open its doors in Invermere.

Vacationing voters shut out in DOI

If you're going to be out of town on November 19 and still want to vote in the municipal election you'd better live in Radium Hot Springs.

A different definition of ‘normal’

Brain injuries happen for many reasons and affect everyone who has suffered one in different ways.

No Hands

Ty Frocklage, 6, attempts to sink his teeth into an apple at the David Thomspon Secondary School leadership club's Spookapalooza.

‘Legends Lake’ pitched for Radium

Residents of Radium Hot Springs could have a lakeside beach to call their own if village council backs a proposal from one local resident.

New garden to double as community hub

What's the first step to bringing an outdoor community garden to Invermere?

Bear blamed for break and enter

"I knew there was a bear about, but I didn't think he or she would be that desperate," says Davena Turvey.

Diamond night

The Windermere and District Lions celebrate 60 years.

New valley trustees ready to learn the ropes

Two Columbia Valley parents will join Jim Jenkinson in representing the Windermere Zone of School District 6 for the next school board term.

Remember When? (October 19)

A look back at what happened in the Columbia Valley over the past 50 years for the week of October 19.

Invermere hopes to secure parkland

The District of Invermere hopes to gain control of Lot 4616, a popular recreation site.

Smoke shop sparks backlash

A new business is drawing fire from a few members of the community, but district council won't be stepping in to put out the flames.