Dan Walton

Medical marijuana business licence denied

Valley Holistics entrepreneurs Megan and Sarah Karchuk were denied a business licence to open up a medical marijuana dispensary

Profile: Free-spirited local reflects on life through rose-coloured glasses

Virginia Bruce from Invermere is vibrant enough to be her own colour.

Family Resource Centre benefits from footwear fundraiser

Shoes were the basis for the latest fundraiser undertaken by the Order of the Eastern Star.

Council Briefs: Tourism and trampolines discussed

The Village of Radium Hot Springs held a council meeting and discussed their role on the Columbia Valley Tourism Marketing Committee

ELECTION 2015: Green leading Greens again

The Green Party of Canada is looking to make new headway in this year’s federal election

Burn ‘n’ Mahn Experience coming to The Station Pub

pianists Brian Burn and Jamie Mahn take on the crowd at the Station Pub in Invermere this Thursday night.

Nearby nature captured on canvas by Radium artist

veteran artist Elizabeth Segstro has allowed the natural surroundings to have a strong affect on her latest work.

Parks Canada restoring region near Radium

Parks Canada has brought the Village of Radium Hot Springs up to speed on the management of fire and vegetation happening nearby

Winter Wonder program enlightens local primary students

Wildsight boosts the curriculum of thousands of young students around the Columbia Basin with hands-on outdoor education.

ELECTION 2015: Former Cranbrook mayor takes on Wilks under federal NDP banner

Former Cranbrook mayor Wayne Stetski has been declared the local NDP candidate

Ugly dumping habits emerge in warmer weather

Illegal dumping has become rampant in the valley — a habit that the local bylaw officer says is an annual result of warmer weather.

Politicians discuss upgrades to Trans Canada

MLA and his Liberal rival are at odds again this week over the Trans-Canada Highway between Revelstoke and the Alberta border.

KIJHL: Rockies rejoice after soul-searching season

While the team itself didn’t advance into the post-season, many Columbia Valley Rockies players found success with other clubs.

Macdonald and Clovechok spar over Mount Polley findings

Whether or not the collapsed tailings pond dam at Mount Polley has become a matter of debate here in the Columbia Valley

ELECTION 2015: Kootenay-Columbia candidates not yet confirmed for all federal parties

The federal Green and Conservative parties have nominated their candidates to represent the the riding of Kootenay-Columbia

KIJHL: Rockies scrap Fernie for season finale

The Rockies demonstrated their ability to overcome one of the league's strongest teams last weekend

Senior adventurers enjoy lasting love

The adventure-filled relationship of Bernard and Victoria Gordon from Invermere hasn’t eased

Radium recruits herding dogs

Herding sheep and policing priorities were among the topics of discussion at the regular Radium council meeting on Wednesday, January 28th.

Invermere pond hockey tournament selected for French promotional film

Columbia Valley Rockies Pond Hockey Tournament on Lake Windermere was selected as the perfect backdrop for an upcoming promotion.

Calgary geologists add to global knowledge with valley discovery

Geoscientists from Calgary were in for a surprise when they took a closer look at plate tectonics beneath the East Kootenay.