Breanne Massey

Rockies defeat Rockets with Midgets’ help

The Columbia Valley Rockies won 5-1 against the Golden Rockets at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena on Tuesday, February 3rd.

Fundraising goal for Cranbrook hospital eclipsed

A fundraiser aiming to bring community and regional health to light has surpassed its $150,000 goal.

Radium receives Hospice Society update

Hospice Society executive director Maria Kliavkoff presented information from the society’s 2015 year-end report

DOI awaits proposals for concession stand

The District of Invermere (DOI) has issued a call for applicants who are interested in operating the Kinsmen Beach concession stand.

RCMP year-end report reveals more calls for service

Columbia Valley RCMP Staff Sgt. Marko Shehovac provided the various municipal councils in the valley with his 2015 year-end report

Rockies lose away game, followed by win on home ice

The Fernie Ghostriders triumphed 3-1 against the Columbia Valley Rockies at the Fernie Memorial Arena on Friday, January 29th.

New CBT grants no help for multi-use centre

CBT will be offering $3 million in new funding annually for next three years — totalling $9 million

COTR offers new transfer program for students

Criminal and Social Justice students at the College of the Rockies have the opportunity to transfer to the University of the Fraser Valley

Rockies lose, then win on weekend

The Kimberley Dynamiters won 4-2 against the Columbia Valley Rockies at the Kimberley Civic Centre on Friday, January 22nd.

RDEK allots funding for Ambassadors

The Lake Windermere Ambassadors will receive an annual grant of $10,000 from the Columbia Valley economic development service

Cranbrook confirms it conducted a deer cull

The City of Cranbrook confirmed it conducted an urban deer management program in the form of a cull this winter.

CBT offers more funding

increase from $3.6 million annually to more than $4.2 million means communities will be eligible to additional funding for grants

Radium council adopts new parking bylaw

The Village of Radium Hot Springs reconsidered and then unanimously adopted Bylaw No. 416, 2015 at its most recent regular council meeting.

Weber grapples with martial arts training

Keith Weber has put up a fight to hone his skills in the art of Brazilian jiu jitsu.

Crowdfunding now available to B.C. startups

The opportunity to use crowdfunding to start up a new venture now exists in B.C.

Rockies beat Fernie, lose to Creston



With one second left on the clock, the Rockies scored a last minute goal to break a tie against the Ghostriders last weekend.

Fairmont Resort secures ski area’s future

A secure future is on the horizon for two East Kootenay community ski hills for the next three decades.

College implements changes to Adult Upgrading

To offset tuition costs during the winter semester, the College of the Rockies is offering completion awards to students

Fire services agreement renewed between RDEK, Radium

The Village of Radium Hot Springs has unanimously accepted the decision to renew a fire service agreement

Radium Hot Springs encouraged to ‘go green’

There are some innovative ideas being pitched to reduce carbon emissions in East Kootenay municipalities this winter.