Annalee Grant

Job action up in the air for COTR

CUPE Local 2773 will be waiting one more day for a response from the B.C. government before COTR support staff decides to take job action

Skills training offered to local First Nations

The Ktunaxa Nation Council and College of the Rockies have partnered to provide access to the Aboriginal Training for Employment Program.

Cranbrook pet business seeks votes to be B.C.’s best

The Playpen Pet Boarding and Grooming is among businesses up for Best Company Award from Small Business BC's annual Successful You awards.

Renee Savarie

Bullying rally just the start

It was the start of something big when community leaders gathered at Rotary Park for a bullying rally on Saturday, November 10.

Renee Savarie
The Colour Party marches during the first internment to the new columbarium at the Veteran's Cemetery on September 8.

Legion completes columbarium

A final resting place for veterans and Legion members has been constructed in Cranbrook cemetery.

The Colour Party marches during the first internment to the new columbarium at the Veteran's Cemetery on September 8.
Theresa Grunerud sits on the bench dedicated to her late husband Gordon at Premier Lake this summer. The BC Park Bench Challenge officially ended last week after all benches were snatched up.

A bench with a view placed in memorium

BC Parks’ program helps celebrate memories of leisurely hours by the lake

Theresa Grunerud sits on the bench dedicated to her late husband Gordon at Premier Lake this summer. The BC Park Bench Challenge officially ended last week after all benches were snatched up.

New auditor general to look into local governments in B.C.

Chartered accountant Basia Ruta will examine spending.

Sandi Lavery in the foreground and Keltie Murdoch standing in the crowd at the Science Fair Foundation BC Innovation Exploration gathering at the Museum of Anthropology on October 26.

Local science whiz goes international

Mount Baker student Keltie Murdoch, mentor Sandi Lavery off to Taiwan

Sandi Lavery in the foreground and Keltie Murdoch standing in the crowd at the Science Fair Foundation BC Innovation Exploration gathering at the Museum of Anthropology on October 26.

Democracy? Or Hypocrisy?

Intense interest in the U.S. election north of the border often doesn't translate to interest in our own elections.

Cranbrook food bank bucks provincial trend

Food Banks Canada’s Hunger Count 2012 is showing a 23 per cent increase in use across the province, but in Cranbrook usage has dropped.

NDP leader visiting region

Adrian Dix, leader of the BC NDP, will be holding two public events in Cranbrook this weekend

Nicholas Bullock is pictured being escorted from Cranbrook court oct. 9

Accused carjacker seeks change of venue

Nicholas Bullock seeks to waive charges to coast in court appearance Monday.

Nicholas Bullock is pictured being escorted from Cranbrook court oct. 9
Katey Sigurdson

Student starts up Kimberley SADD chapter

Students Against Drunk Driving Branch the first of its kind in B.C.

Katey Sigurdson
A fire broke out at the former Tembec planer mill on the evening of November 1. Bystanders at the scene told the Townsman that the fire razed the building that housed the former planer equipment. The facility has been out of operation for a few years

Investigation deems mill fire not suspicious

Tembec now working to secure and clean up site of Thursday night’s blaze

A fire broke out at the former Tembec planer mill on the evening of November 1. Bystanders at the scene told the Townsman that the fire razed the building that housed the former planer equipment. The facility has been out of operation for a few years

Rally seeks to unite people from all walks of life

Bullying a serious problem in Cranbrook, say organizers of rally

St. Mary’s Band’s new chief set to assume office Friday

Jim Whitehead narrowly elected over Cheryl Casimer.

MADD Kimberley/Cranbrook officially launched its first ever red ribbon campaign at Cranbrook City Hall on November 1. Firefighter Brandon Cavener tied a ribbon onto one of the city’s fire trucks as Mayor Wayne Stetski and Cpl. Pat Prefontaine did the same to a city vehicle and an RCMP cruiser. Ribbons are available at the Cranbrook Daily Townsman office and other locations around town.

MADD enough to see red

Local branch of Mothers Against Drunk Driving launches red ribbon campaign

MADD Kimberley/Cranbrook officially launched its first ever red ribbon campaign at Cranbrook City Hall on November 1. Firefighter Brandon Cavener tied a ribbon onto one of the city’s fire trucks as Mayor Wayne Stetski and Cpl. Pat Prefontaine did the same to a city vehicle and an RCMP cruiser. Ribbons are available at the Cranbrook Daily Townsman office and other locations around town.

Markets back by popular demand

Look for Fall markets November 20 and December 1 in Cranbrook.

Novartis back on the market

Health Canada has lifted its suspension of the flu vaccines produced by Novartis as of Wednesday.

A fire broke out at the former Tembec planer mill on the evening of November 1. Bystanders at the scene told the Townsman that the fire razed the building that housed the former planer equipment. The facility has been out of operation for a few years

Fire topples former Tembec planer mill

A fire broke out at the former Tembec planer mill on the evening of November 1.

A fire broke out at the former Tembec planer mill on the evening of November 1. Bystanders at the scene told the Townsman that the fire razed the building that housed the former planer equipment. The facility has been out of operation for a few years