Steve Jessel

B.C. government aiming to aid community forests

Columbia Valley's community forest, which is still in the application process, stands to benefit.

Invermere bylaw enforcement ramping up

Briefs from the District of Invermere council meeting on Tuesday, October 9.

An ace donation

ACE now boasts a new mobi-chair, or amphibious wheelchair, thanks to a generous donation by the Panorama Foundation.

Ghostriders beat Rockies in rough-and-tumble affair

The Columbia Valley Rockies made their much-anticipated return to home ice on Saturday, October 13.

Wilmer water system upgrade eyed

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is attempting to move forward with a $3.5 million Wilmer water system upgrade project.

World-class coach joins Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club

The Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club will be welcoming a world class coach to the fold this season.

A family affair

Family ties and tight musicianship will be on display at two different venues in November.

WestJet names new regional airline

WestJet has taken another step towards providing a regional airline service to smaller communities.

Rollover on Hwy 93/95

On Friday, October 12, Columbia Valley RCMP and Windermere Fire Rescue responded to a single-vehicle accident on Hwy 93/95.

Remember When? (October 10)

A look back at what's happened in the Columbia Valley over the last 50 years.

Scrapbooking an artistic pursuit for many

For Marianne Thiesen, it was as simple as working on a family tree to get her addicted to scrapbooking.

Local figure skaters achieve gold status

After years of hard work, two Columbia Valley Figure Skating Club (CVFSC) figure skaters have reached gold skating skills status.

Community Greenhouse a finalist

Nominated for BC Real Estate Foundation's 2012 Land Awards.

Prescribed burn to take place near Canal Flats

Aims to restore natural grasslands and open forests in Rocky Mountain Trench.

Become a firefighter!

Becoming a firefighter can be a big responsibility, but it also offers rewards that are unparalleled.

Four firehalls consolidated

There has been a major change in the way the four RDEK fire halls operate in the Columbia Valley.

Home is where the art is

On Sunday, October 7 in Invermere, Geoff Hill and Jon Howlett will open the doors to one of Invemere's oldest homes.

Remember When? (October 3)

A look back at whats happened in the Columbia Valley over the last 50 years.

Squatters living in squalor in backcountry

Radium council has heard reports of altercations between
squatters, backcountry users.

Rising Canadian literary star in Invermere

Acclaimed Fernie-based author will read from her latest book at the Invermere Public Library on October 10.