Eric Elliott

RCMP commits to more visibility in Radium

Sgt. Bob Vatamaniuck committed to increasing the visibility of the police force within the Village of Radium Hot Springs.

Rockies promote local midgets to close out the season

With the playoffs already assured, the Rockies have promoted several players from the local midget team to help close out the season.

Off the record: Saying goodbye to a second home

It's a bittersweet moment as I say goodbye to the Columbia Valley for my move across the country to Saint John.

Windermere home a total loss in first home fire of 2017

Columbia Valley Rural Fire and Rescue Service was called to a home in Windermere last Wednesday to respond to a house fire.

Rennebohm becomes new economic development officer for Akisqnuk

The Akisqnuk have named Heather Rennebohm as the new economic development officer for the band.

Stetski back in Canada after foreign diplomacy trip

Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski recently returned to Canada with a new perspective on politics from a foreign diplomacy trip.

Rockies split weekend games with playoffs on mind

The Columbia Valley Rockies split their weekend games against the Spokane Braves and Grand Forks Border Bruins.

Stetski discouraged by broken electoral reform promise

Local MP Wayne Stetski said he felt betrayed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to go back on his promise for electoral reform.

Editorial: No more of taking Trump lightly

Despite the ludicrous nature of Donald Trump's first days as a president, he's essentially doing what he said he would.

Director Booth in driver’s seat to become UBCM President

Area F Director Wendy Booth is in the driver's seat to become the next president of the UBCM this fall.

Lake Windermere continues to show positive health signs

The Lake Windermere Ambassadors recently released their study for 2016 on the health of Lake Windermere with all signs leading up.

RCMP reports to the District of Invermere

Sgt. Bob Vatamaniuck recently reported to the District of Invermere providing them details on the region's most pressing issues.

Editorial: #BellLetsTalk about finding a real solution to mental health

Bell Let's Talk was held last week for the seventh year in a row but like years before that, it stopped there.

Millenials putting pressure on boomers’ pocket books

A recent study from TD Canada Trust revealed that millenials are putting pressure on boomers' pocket books ahead of retirement.

Rockies clinch playoff spot

The Columbia Valley Rockies clinched a spot in this year's playoffs with a tie against Kimberley and victory over Golden.

Editorial: Trudeau shows he’s just another politician

Just over a year into his term as Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau is demonstrating that he's just another politician.

RDEK continues to support WildSafeBC program

The RDEK determined during that their last board meeting that they will be once again supporting the WildSafeBC program.

Backyard chickens finally gets the formal go-ahead in Area G

After extensive reviews and open houses, Area G will be finally moving forward on its bylaw to allow backyard agriculture.

Rockies celebrate first winning streak of the season.

It may have taken 37 games to do it, but the Columbia Valley Rockies finally started a winning streak.

Local government shares its plans for the future

The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce held their seventh annual local government meeting, discussing future issues within the region.