Steve Hubrecht

Valley resident goes to Ottawa for water conference

Kat Hartwig visits Ottawa for official release of the Canadian Fresh Water Health Assessment

Invermere council puts a freeze on digital signs

Decision made after two signs approved in town

NDP-Green deal means Columbia River-Revelstoke gets another opposition MLA

Doug Clovechok, Gerry Taft and Samson Boyer weigh in on the provincial politics play

Kootenay-Columbia MP hammers Liberals over child care benefit

Stetski wants bill changed that forces some victims of domestic abuse to get signature of abuser

Invermere Council divided on digital sign

Nonprofit group already ordered sign; Council debates whether it should be there at all

Council debates fuel efficiency of new Invermere pickup trucks

District looks to buy new vehicles for fleet; fuel efficiency importance debated

Election sends ‘Kootena boy’ to Victoria, government makeup unclear

Last week’s election painted Columbia River-Revelstoke a different colour, changing shade to Liberal red from NDP orange

Invermere Council Briefs

Rotary Club wants to put up digital sign in downtown Invermere

Civil debate at All Candidates Forum

Invermere residents got a chance to hear and see Columbia River-Revelstoke candidates up close and personal during the All Candidates Forum

Invermere gets good glimpse of candidates in forum

Candidate respond to range of questions at David Thompson Secondary School event

Letter exchange illuminates details on two-tier hydro pricing

Two-tier hydro pricing system explained by Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett

CBT bolsters CBAL’s regional literacy services

The Columbia Basin Trust is giving another big funding boost to the non-profit Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL).

Invermere council introduces question period before and after meeting

“We feel it is important in terms of allowing questions to be asked about the agenda coming up,” Chris Prosser.

Resident wants no-wake zone in Taynton Bay

"Is there any way to put in a no-wake zone to ensure boats aren’t going too fast?" Sean Ridsdale

CastleRock seeks help with wildfire prevention

Representatives from the CastleRock Community Association and its FireSmart Committee approached Invermere council

Efforts get underway to set up local youth network

Several individuals in the Columbia Valley are making efforts toward establishing a local youth network here

Contentious regional composting facility turned down

A private composting facility to be built near Mayook, east of Cranbrook. Proponent Earthrite Industries Ltd. will not proceed.

RDEK adopts new financial plan

Regional directors adopt 2017 to 2021 financial plan at most recent meeting

Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund wins award

The fund received one the 2017 peer-nominated Species and Ecosystems at Risk (SEAR) Local Government Working Group awards

Flashing digital A&W sign continues to divide Invermere council

&W’s new flashing digital sign in Athalmer continues to be a topic of disagreement at Invermere council,