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The BC Association of Farmer’s Markets has declared July as Meet My Market month.

June temps smash weather records

The high June temperatures were the hottest ever recorded in Cranbrook.

RCMP respond to 202 calls for service last week

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 202 calls for service from Monday, June 29 to Sunday, July 5.

RCMP respond to 196 calls for service last week

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 196 calls for service from June 22 - 26. Staff Sgt. Dave Dubnyk provided the details.

Motion means potential paving for Pinecrest

The resurfacing of 27A and 29th Avenue South is now a possibility for 2016. The avenues are currently gravel roads.

City says no dust control for road that is not a road

The City declined a request to provide dust control to residents who live near an undeveloped gravel road at the top of Victoria Avenue.

Council backs zoning amendment

Council got behind an zoning amendment that could eventually see a storage business opened at 300 1st Avenue South.

The bocce pits at Baker Park are a heavily attended source of fun during Sam Steele Days.

Sam Steele Days approaching

With the festivities of Sam Steele Days only a couple weeks away, organizers are gearing up for another great event this year.

The bocce pits at Baker Park are a heavily attended source of fun during Sam Steele Days.
For the Townsman Two teams from Mount Baker Secondary School represented BC in their trades at the Skills Canada nationals in Saskatoon from May 27 - 30. Pictured

Wild robotics takes fourth in nationals

The Mount Baker robotics team placed fourth in Canada, while the TV/Video Production team from also did well.

For the Townsman Two teams from Mount Baker Secondary School represented BC in their trades at the Skills Canada nationals in Saskatoon from May 27 - 30. Pictured

The Week on the Beat: May 25 to 31

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 170 calls for service the week of May 25 to May 31. Staff Sgt. Dave Dubnyk provided the details for the report.

Environment Canada says it will be a hot June following the dry May. This week's rain will slow by the end of this week.

Rain in front of us, not so much behind us

June is often the rainiest month in the East Kootenay and it looks to be starting off in exactly that way.

Environment Canada says it will be a hot June following the dry May. This week's rain will slow by the end of this week.

Cranbrook RCMP calls up in first quarter

Police calls are up slightly for the period of January to March 2015.

The new owner of the hotel is Mikaya Hotel Ventures Inc. The parent company is Stampeders Inn (1990 Ltd) based out of Calgary.

Days Inn under new ownership

The Days Inn has a new owner and will be seeing some big changes in the next few weeks, as it has been purchased.

The new owner of the hotel is Mikaya Hotel Ventures Inc. The parent company is Stampeders Inn (1990 Ltd) based out of Calgary.

City looks for compromise for PAC crosswalk request

The City of Cranbrook did not approve a request from Gordon Terrace School for an additional crosswalk on 5th Avenue and Larch Drive.

The turtles at Idlewild Lake have been affected by the safety fencing. The city has made adjustments.

Dam report sheds light on Idlewild decision

The Idlewild Dam Breach Inundation Study sheds some light on the in-camera decision to decommission the Idlewild Dam.

The turtles at Idlewild Lake have been affected by the safety fencing. The city has made adjustments.
The Cranbrook Lodge #34 and Selkirk Lodge #55  have consolidated into one lodge. The new lodge is called Fisher Peak Lodge #34. Photo: on April 27

Local Freemasons mark unification

Cranbrook and Kimberley have consolidated into one lodge — Fisher Peak Lodge #34.

The Cranbrook Lodge #34 and Selkirk Lodge #55  have consolidated into one lodge. The new lodge is called Fisher Peak Lodge #34. Photo: on April 27

Week on the beat: Police respond to 176 calls May 11-17

Cranbrook RCMP answered 176 calls over the past week, through Sunday night, May 17.

Koocanusa management plan in the works: Bennett

Enforcement will also be stepped up at popular lake this weekend.

The week on the beat: RCMP respond to 156 calls

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 156 calls for service from May 4 to May 10.

Four deer culled earlier this year

The City of Cranbrook conducted a cull of urban deer earlier and during that time four deer were captured and put down.