Steve Hubrecht

Residents inquire about Columbia Valley Centre progress

Residents inquire about Columbia Valley Centre progress

Kootenay dairy producers agree diafi ltered milk is a problem

NDP agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brousseau is urging the federal government to stop protein concentrates from states in Canadian cheese

Constituency associations filed financial reports

The local NDP constituency association has current assets of more than $33,000, and had a total income of a bit more than $16,900 this year

Local resident re-appointed to Rural Advisory Council

The members of the province's Rural Advisory Council, including Columbia Valley resident Susan Clovechok, have been re-appointed

Parks Canada still examines all options on privatization of hot springs

The uncertainty about whether or not operation of the Radium Hot Springs will be privatized will continue for at least a while longer.

Road work crews ready for busy season in the valley

Construction season in the Columbia Valley is gearing up for summer

New invasive mussel inspection station comes to Radium

B.C. announces new funding to set up permanent invasive mussel inspections stations in communities close to provincial borders

New report finds rural areas have more traffic fatalities

A new report from the provincial public health shows higher rates of motor vehicle fatalities in the interior parts of the province.

Columbia Valley Arts receives regional funding

RDEK gives operational funding to CV Arts for first time

Boil water advisory lifted for Canal Flats subdivision

Boil water advisory for the Eagle’s Nest subdivision in Canal Flats has finally been lifted as the whole village is now on one water system.

Mystery of the ‘missing’ plaque uncovers history

The mystery whether or not a plaque commemorating the Boer War ever existed on the Invermere cenotaph — and if it did

Regional News: Invest Kootenay morphs into Imagine Kootenay

Invest Kootenay has merged with Work West Kootenay into a single program called Imagine Kootenay

Local teachers’ association president pleased with new head of B.C. teachers’ union

The B.C. teachers’ union has a new president — someone who the head of the local teachers’ union says is a good pick for the role.

Jumbo case heads to Canadian Supreme Court

The Ktunaxa First Nation’s case against Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality will now be heard at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Columbia Valley Chamber fills board of director vacancies at AGM

The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce held its annual general meeting earlier this month

Moose numbers across B.C. in decline

The provincial government is introducing a new moose enhancement plan, a move that is a step in the right direction, but not enough

Stetski calls on Minister of Transport to adopt 20-horsepower limit for Columbia River

adopt a 20-horsepower limit for watercraft on the main stem of the Upper Columbia River between Golden and Invermere.

Council Briefs: Multi-use centre construction to start this spring

The planned new multi-use centre took another step closer to reality, with Invermere council awarding the project management contract

Local couple selected to run Kinsmen concession

Local couple Penny Powers and Max Fanderl will be taking over operations of the Kinsmen Beach concession stand this summer

MSP rates changes not good enough: Macdonald

The provincial government has some new breaks on MSP premiums for certain residents, but MLA Norm Macdonald says not enough