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Local accommodations get behind new hotel tax

Visitors staying in Cranbrook hotels could soon be paying three per cent more for their room.

City of Cranbrook heads into a brave new digital world

The City of Cranbrook is embarking into the digital age with its updated Social Media Governance Policy.

All animals are in the mix

Cranbrook City Council set a course for a new Animal Control Bylaw on Monday

Outages keep Hydro crews busy over holidays

Over the holidays, BC Hydro power line technicians were kept busy responding to numerous outages in and around Cranbrook.

Around the world in 1,800 days

Markus Pukonen is travelling around the world over five years by any means except motorized to raise awareness for non-profits.

Expect a white Christmas this year

It will be a white Christmas, with cooler weather sticking around for the holidays, according to weather experts.

SD5 has no plans to cancel travel

School District 5 has no plans to cancel international field trips.

Salvation Army gets ready for Christmas

The Salvation Army and the Cranbrook Food Bank are busy preparing to put together Christmas Hampers.

Slippery roads cause number of accidents

On Monday morning, Cranbrook RCMP were responding to several overturned vehicles on Highway 3/95 south of the city through to Moyie.

MBSS and Selkirk choirs to perform with Symphony of the Kootenays

This weekend, the Mount Baker Secondary and Selkirk Secondary school choirs will take the stage with the Symphony of the Kootenays.

Business recognized for supporting workplace diversity

Initial Designs Custom Embroidery has been recognized for supporting diversity in the workplace.

Update: Engine irregularity forced plane back to airport

Emergency crews were on hand as an Air Canada Jazz flight returned to Canadian Rockies International Airport late Tuesday night.

Mechanical issues brings flight back to airport

Emergency crews were on hand as an Air Canada Jazz flight returned to Canadian Rockies International Airport late Tuesday night.

Council to look at downtown patio policy

Cranbrook city council will have opportunity to revisit policies dealing with downtown outdoor patio seating

Enrolment up in school district

School District 5 attendance has increased for the 2015/16 school year.

City sticking with poverty reduction initiative

The City of Cranbrook will stay on with the Community Poverty Reduction Strategies Initiative.

Snow clearing crews spring into action

Snow clearing crews jumped into action as snow was dumped on the East Kootenay early Tuesday morning.

School Board pondering dress code

On Nov. 10, the School District 5 board met for its regular meeting.

Between 7 and 15 cm of snow expected

Winter may finally be coming to the East Kootenay.

Cranbrook RCMP arrest man wanted by FBI

On Sunday, Cranbrook RCMP arrested a man that was wanted in the U.S by the FBI.