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Invermere one step closer to making a makerspace

CBT funding helps makerspace get closer to reality

The end of an Echo

The end of an Echo

Invermere Valley Echo shuts down operations in Columbia Valley

Hiker rescued from Hell Roaring Creek near Invermere

Search and Rescue come in from two ways to find and save man who fell in the water

Amidst the smoke of tasty burgers and hot dogs cooking on the barbecue, Councillor Paul Marcil cuts the ribbon for the official opening of the updated Tilley Memorial Park in Canal Flats Friday, June 30th.Photo by Dean Midyette

Upgrades to Tilley Memorial Park in Canal Flats unveiled

New washrooms, expanded docks among new features

Amidst the smoke of tasty burgers and hot dogs cooking on the barbecue, Councillor Paul Marcil cuts the ribbon for the official opening of the updated Tilley Memorial Park in Canal Flats Friday, June 30th.Photo by Dean Midyette
Coast Hotels are offering rooms at 50 per cent off the best available room rate for those evacuated because of wildfire.                                Submitted photo

Discounted hotel rooms for wildfire evacuees

Coast Hotels offering support to help ease the burden on evacuees

Coast Hotels are offering rooms at 50 per cent off the best available room rate for those evacuated because of wildfire.                                Submitted photo
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Lightning sparks small wildfires throughout Southeast Fire Centre

Lightning sparks small wildfires throughout Southeast Fire Centre

28 small fires started in southeastern B.C. on Monday, but none are threatening

Lightning sparks small wildfires throughout Southeast Fire Centre
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RCMP send 340 officers from B.C. and Alberta to help with wildfires

RCMP say there will be ‘no tolerance for criminal activities’ in fire evacuation zones

(Black Press photo)
RCMP asking for public patience

RCMP asking for public patience

RCMP resources from around the province are being deployed to assist with a multitude of fires

  • Jul 7, 2017
RCMP asking for public patience
Pioneer buys Echo; final edition of Echo this Thursday, July 13
Pioneer buys Echo; final edition of Echo this Thursday, July 13
Campfires banned in Columbia Valley

Campfires banned in Columbia Valley

High forest fire risks lead to campfire ban

Campfires banned in Columbia Valley

CBT funding helps Columbia Valley organizations

Variety of organizations and communities funded thanks to CBT

Police seeking suspect following alleged sexual assault

Police seeking suspect following alleged sexual assault

The RCMP are actively searching for a suspect following incident at Boundary Creek Provincial Park

  • Jul 6, 2017
Police seeking suspect following alleged sexual assault
B.C. Ferries reminds vehicle and foot passengers to avoid alcohol before sailing from its terminals around the province. Nicholas Pescod/Black Press

BC Ferries reminds vehicle, foot passengers to avoid alcohol and drugs before sailings

Impaired drivers and walk-ons risk being reported to police – 127 were in past year

  • Jul 6, 2017
B.C. Ferries reminds vehicle and foot passengers to avoid alcohol before sailing from its terminals around the province. Nicholas Pescod/Black Press
Puppy found in Aldergrove with zap strap on infected tail

Puppy found in Aldergrove with zap strap on infected tail

The BC SPCA is investigating what looks like an attempt at a home tail docking done wrong.

  • Jul 6, 2017
Puppy found in Aldergrove with zap strap on infected tail

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA now in opposition

Doug Clovechok promises that he will represent the riding, no matter what side he sits on

Akisqnuk receive funding for curated trail

Akisqnuk First Nation Band received $19,000 for the trail

Shared principal for Martin Morigeau

J.A. Laird principal will job-share, vice principal to be hired for on-site

Late Invermere grad a light to remember

Late Invermere grad a light to remember

Makayla O’ Rourke remembered by those who loved her, as 2017 graduation takes place

  • Jul 6, 2017
Late Invermere grad a light to remember