Our Town

Invermere cross-section featured live on CBC Radio

CBC Radio hit the road last week when its morning show, Daybreak South from Kelowna, hosted three live broadcasts in the East Kootenay

  • Mar 18, 2015

Burn ‘n’ Mahn Experience coming to The Station Pub

pianists Brian Burn and Jamie Mahn take on the crowd at the Station Pub in Invermere this Thursday night.

Winter Wonder program enlightens local primary students

Wildsight boosts the curriculum of thousands of young students around the Columbia Basin with hands-on outdoor education.

Rare footage of grizzly bears fighting on B.C. highway
Trudeau sets sights on tighter gun controls, Scheer talks health spending and Singh talks Trudeau
Peaceful party for revelers near Area 51 in Nevada
Climate change protests across B.C.

Ugly dumping habits emerge in warmer weather

Illegal dumping has become rampant in the valley — a habit that the local bylaw officer says is an annual result of warmer weather.

Valley Life Photo Gallery (March 4th 2015)

Pictures of people, places, events and things in the Columbia Valley that made it into the paper

  • Mar 4, 2015

Black Press offers business school scholarship

Deadline to apply for scholarship is coming up at end of February.

  • Feb 19, 2015

Committee debates ongoing directed funds allocation

equal consideration would be given to all applications and the remaining would be allocated to the highest priorities in the community.

Local community foundation looks back on big year of grants and giving

The foundation functions as a charitable endowment organization, which gives out grants for various philanthropic initiatives

Valley Life Photo Gallery (February 18th 2015) Radium Winterfest

Pictures taken by Kristin McCauley at the 2015 Radium Winterfest

  • Feb 17, 2015

Local guide carves career out of the mountains

Valley resident's mountain upbringing help launch professional career.

Valley Life Photo Gallery (February 18th 2015)

Pictures of places, people and events in the Columbia Valley.

  • Feb 13, 2015

Senior adventurers enjoy lasting love

The adventure-filled relationship of Bernard and Victoria Gordon from Invermere hasn’t eased

Multimedia Maverick

Matthew Chapman was presented with the Community Literacy Award for his use of multimedia to motivate literacy learning in local schools

Invermere pond hockey tournament selected for French promotional film

Columbia Valley Rockies Pond Hockey Tournament on Lake Windermere was selected as the perfect backdrop for an upcoming promotion.

Valley Life Photo Gallery (February 4th 2015)

Pictures of people, places and events in the Columbia Valley that made it into the Valley Echo.

  • Feb 3, 2015

Valley Life Photo Gallery (January 28th 2015)

Pictures of people, places and events within the valley that made it into The Valley Echo Paper

  • Jan 27, 2015

Columbia Valley Babies of 2014

The Valley Echo has a special feature in this week's paper of the babies born in the valley in 2014.

  • Jan 22, 2015

Columbia Valley Rockies hockey raking in the revenue

Aside from their recent hot streak, the Columbia Valley Rockies are finding success down many other avenues.

Lessons in journalism

I started my final school year off as a fresh face at the paper as a part of my work experience program

Sacred sanctuary still standing in Edgewater

One of the cornerstones to hold the hamlet of Edgewater together over the past century has been the All Saints Anglican Church.