Andrea Klassen

Full circle — a decade later

I’ll never forget the first time I was in Invermere.

Roller derby ready to roll out

Now that winter is over, women’s roller derby action is heating up for the 2012 season.

Jumbo Wild rallies as French tour area

French ski industry experts in B.C. to tour the site of the proposed Jumbo Resort were greeted by more than 80 opponents of the project.

Ski industry ponders Jumbo future

Reaction to the approval of Jumbo has been mixed but what about the ski industry itself?

Canal Flats Arena gets big bucks from province

Most of the funds for a major upgrade of the Canal Flats Arena are now in place, thanks to an $800,000 from the B.C. government.

Para-Alpine Action

Team Switzerland's men's sit-skier Christoph Kunz compete in Super G races March 14 at Panorama.

Jumbo opponents gearing up for jumbo fight

"There won't be any healing process here," says one Invermere activist, as opponents of the Jumbo Resort begin planning their next moves.

Pothole Park gets downtown link

The District of Invermere will spend nearly $800,000 to revamp the portion of 7th Avenue near Pothole Park by the May long weekend.

Jumbo decision ‘a relief’ — Glacier Resorts Ltd.

"Waiting is the killer," said Grant Costello, after the Jumbo resort approval was announced. "We've been so close so often."

UPDATED: Jumbo Glacier Resort approved

The B.C. Liberal government announced its approval of the Jumbo Glacier Resort today.

Invermere deer cull falls short of goal

Despite permit for 100 deer, contractor put down 19 animals. District will not seek to extend the cull.

RDEK to ‘start fresh’ with Windermere water upgrade

The Regional District of East Kootenay will take another stab at bringing potable drinking water to Windermere.

Family Resource Centre expands services to job seekers

The changeover is part of a B.C. government restructuring of employment service centres across the province.

District passes on ownership of historic, decrepit weir

The Rock Groyne hasn't been maintained since it was first built, and has been a boating hazard since at least the 1960s.

Students get Para-Alpine introduction

Students in Invermere schools got an intro to the world of disabled skiing when most of the Canadian Para-Alpine ski team visited town.

Conservation officers stage sheep rescue

Invermere officers remove 'noose' of barbed wire from bighorn ram.

DOI pans Mountain Resort Municipality process

The District of Invermere is hitting out at the provincial government's Mountain Resort Municipality strategy.

Deer crashes Eileen Madson recess

School will be providing students with more education on dealing with deer, after one of the animals got too close to students last week.

Something (micro)brewing on Arrow Road

The four friends behind Arrowhead Brewing Co. are already in the lab, crafting the Columbia Valley's addition to the microbrew craze.

RDEK plans less aggressive rules for Lake Windermere

RDEK and District of Invermere are moving ahead with plans to regulate development on and around Lake Windermere.