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Students from Gordon Terrace Elementary School watch as Debbie Sinclair from the Cranbrook Garden Club demonstrates how to plant the tulip bulbs. The 700 tulip bulbs were planted on Thursday afternoon near the Elko Station.

Tulips planted to mark friendship

Hundreds of tulip bulbs were planted Thursday afternoon to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Tulip Festival.

Students from Gordon Terrace Elementary School watch as Debbie Sinclair from the Cranbrook Garden Club demonstrates how to plant the tulip bulbs. The 700 tulip bulbs were planted on Thursday afternoon near the Elko Station.

Bennett explains province’s stance on ABE funding

Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett provided the provincial government’s side of the story.

Jared Luke of Cranbrook is pictured during an amateur bout at the Cranbrook Charity Challenge 2014.

Annual charity boxing night coming up

Get your gloves up, because the third annual Charity Boxing Night is coming up Oct. 24 and tickets are still available.

Jared Luke of Cranbrook is pictured during an amateur bout at the Cranbrook Charity Challenge 2014.

Voters flood advance polls

Over the long weekend voters across the country cast their ballots in advanced voting ahead of the federal election day Oct. 19.

Left to right: Kathryn Teneese

Kimberley and Cranbrook celebrate 2018 55+ Games bid

A celebration marking the successful joint bid to host games by the communities of Cranbrook and Kimberley took place Friday.

Left to right: Kathryn Teneese

Adult Basic Education classes no longer free at College

Starting next semester, the College of the Rockies will be joining other institutions in charging for Adult Basic Education classes.

City going ahead with forest fire reduction plan

Council has authorized city staff to enter into a professional services agreement for the completion of a Forest Management Plan.

An outfit for auction from a past Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary Fashion Show.

CHCA Fashion show raising funds for ICU

The annual Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary Fashion Show is coming up Thursday, Oct. 15.

An outfit for auction from a past Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary Fashion Show.

Rezoning debate digs through procedure

City council’s discussion on a zoning amendment bylaw Monday quickly turned to the legislative process of approving such a bylaw.

From left: David Wilks

Candidates take debate to Cranbrook

Candidates for federal election in the Kootenay-Columbia riding sat down to take questions at the JCI All Candidates Forum Tuesday.

From left: David Wilks

City, school board reach agreement on dog park

There will be a new off-leash dog park in Cranbrook.

Dollars for the rainy days

Cranbrook City Council keeps on with contingency funding

Council sheds light on Phase 3

LEDs to illuminate Cranbrook streets by end of 2015

Scott Panattoni and friends hit the waters of Hahas Lake for a little Sunday driving.

The way of the future (circa 1964)

It’s the fastest car on the water and the fastest boat on the road.

Scott Panattoni and friends hit the waters of Hahas Lake for a little Sunday driving.

Council approves storage facility

Cranbrook city council approved an application for a new storage use for a building along 1st Avenue South.

A malfunction with the wheelchair elevator meant one supporter of the Sonja’s Garden development plans couldn’t make it up the stairs to council chambers on Monday night. And so mayor and council went down to hear Mike Gauthier’s comments.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Sonja’s Garden, an affordable family housing complex on Kootenay Street, is planning expansions.

A malfunction with the wheelchair elevator meant one supporter of the Sonja’s Garden development plans couldn’t make it up the stairs to council chambers on Monday night. And so mayor and council went down to hear Mike Gauthier’s comments.
Shadow Mountain is being recognized for supporting diversity. The Cranbrook Society for Community Living recognizes businesses or organizations that supports diversity with a Diversity @ Work sticker

Shadow Mountain recognized for diversity

Shadow Mountain is being recognized for supporting diversity.

Shadow Mountain is being recognized for supporting diversity. The Cranbrook Society for Community Living recognizes businesses or organizations that supports diversity with a Diversity @ Work sticker
The insignia of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Cranbrook RCMP respond to 180 calls

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 180 calls for service from Monday, August 31 to Sept. 6.

The insignia of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
A grizzly bear like this one attacked an angler near Canal Flats.

Fisherman attacked by grizzly near Canal Flats

A grizzly bear attacked an angler near Canal Flats on Wednesday night.

A grizzly bear like this one attacked an angler near Canal Flats.
Conservation Officers managed to capture a family of three grizzly bears — a sow and two cubs — in the Hosmer area and then successfully released them using hard release tactics so that the bears will hopefully avoid the area in the future. Pictured above a male cub is stuck in a trap. Next to him the sow is caught in blue culvert trap.

COs ‘hard release’ three grizzlies

On Aug. 31, Conservation Officers trapped the three bears on a large ranch property just outside of Hosmer, near Fernie.

Conservation Officers managed to capture a family of three grizzly bears — a sow and two cubs — in the Hosmer area and then successfully released them using hard release tactics so that the bears will hopefully avoid the area in the future. Pictured above a male cub is stuck in a trap. Next to him the sow is caught in blue culvert trap.