Nicole Trigg

Lake access debated in Columbia Lake Park upgrade

A BC Parks draft design of proposed upgrades prohibits motorized access to the north end of Columbia Lake.

Protection ramped up for Wilmer wildlife

A federally-protected unit of land north of Invermere has become a priority for Environment Canada.

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA comments on NDP convention

Norm Macdonald says the challenge facing the NDP is to communicate its principles in a clear, concise manner to the public.

Valley-made Christmas CD on sale soon

A new Christmas music CD will be taking the Columbia Valley by storm this holiday season.

Community planning ahead for Wilmer and Dry Gulch

Wilmer and Dry Gulch will no longer be the only two communities in the Upper Columbia Valley that aren't part of an official community plan

Editorial: Cull to action

The majority of Invermere residents seem to believe that there is a deer overpopulation within district boundaries

Terms of endearment

Another Urban British Columbia Municipalities convention has come and gone

Terms of endearment

Another Urban British Columbia Municipalities convention has come and gone

Plastic planet

Most household plastic packaging can be easily recycled

Valley Echo award earns $1,000 for NCC

Former Echo reporter Steve Jessel was the recipient of the Environmental Initiative Award at the Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards

Swimming in opportunity

It's no surprise that the Invermere Community Hall is on its last legs, so why not swap those legs for some fins?

Soak in summer while you can

It's hard to believe we're already mid-way through August, with the Labour Day weekend just around the corner

Editorial: Don’t skip The Valley Beat

Columbia Valley readers — residents and visitors alike — are about to be energized by the newest publication to emerge

Feds deliver funding for Canadian Rockies International Airport

MP David Wilks announces $33,000 in funds for safer runway reporting system

Dialysis petition heads to Victoria

Almost 1,000 signatures protest removal of dialysis unit from Invermere

Heavy rainfall causes flooding in Fairmont

In Fairmont Hot Springs, crews are responding to flooding after heavy rainfall and resulting debris blocked culverts.

Valley athletes perform at Wasa

The 2013 Gerick Sports Wasa Triathlon at Wasa Provincial Park on June 8th and 9th drew participants from across Western Canada.

Radium hot pools privatization delayed

First Nations consultations taking time, Parks Canada employees' union is calling for reversal on decision

Editorial: Drinking water dilemmas

For many who live in the urban areas of our province, B.C.'s Drinking Water Week is just another proclaimed "week".

Editorial: Macdonald making do

To many, Norm Macdonald's re-election as the NDP MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke comes as no surprise.