Steve Jessel

New plan approved for Mount Assiniboine

BC Parks has finally been approved a new management plan for one of British Columbia’s oldest provincial parks.

Windermere’s treasure of second-hand collectibles

Everyone loves to poke around an antique or collectible store once in while.

Ringing in the new year in the Columbia Valley

To mark the end of 2012 and usher in a brand new year a number of communities are holding special events.

Invermere adopts 2013 balanced budget

Capital project upgrades planned including Laurier Street bridge, park improvements.

Invermere, Radium cash in on provincial funding

Over $100,000 allocated to each community through the B.C. government's Resort Municipality Initiative

Remember When? (December 26)

A look back at what's happened in the valley over the last 50 years

Canal Flats councillor resigns

There has been a big shake up on the Village of Canal Flats town council.

District awards a contract for bylaw enforcement

Briefs from the District of Invermere council meeting on December 11.

Bestseller for Kootenay author

A Kootenay author can celebrate a huge success this week.

High stakes at Panorama

The international skiing stars of the future have been at Panorama this past week.

Rockies beat Kimberley, overtake Creston in standings

Rookie goalie Stewart Pratt posts first shutout of season.

Not another trinket store

Radium Bighorn Gift and Souvenir offers high-quality products.

Booth new Regional District of East Kootenay vice chair

Electoral Area F director narrowly defeats District of Invermere mayor Taft in 8-7 vote.

Coats for Kids program needs your donations

The long-running Coats for Kids program is back this December.

Fatal accident north of Invermere

A Village of Radium Hot Springs woman has died after she was involved in a two-car collision on Highway 93/95, 3 km north of Invermere.

Invermere sewer line problem solved

Invermere council votes to connect woman who paid 24 years of fees to sewer system but received no service.

Canal Flats arena seeks further funding for upgrades

Increased costs for the upgrade of the Canal Flats arena are forcing the Village of Canal Flats to seek additional funding options.

Fairmont Resort opens BC Rockies School of Nature

Educators across the valley will be able to take advantage of a different resource next year.

Taking the time to practice avalanche safety

Avalanche safety is a very real and present concern and it’s important to always be prepared.

Thunder Cats squeeze by Rockies

The Columbia Valley Rockies had a huge chance to overtake the Creston Valley Thunder Cats in the standings on December 8.