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Fire Hall no. 1.

Arts council pitches fire hall plan to City

The Cranbrook and District Art Council outlined its proposal for a gallery at the old fire hall at Monday night’s council meeting.

Fire Hall no. 1.

Public hearing tonight for OCP, Zoning Amendments

Tonight’s council meeting will include a public hearing regarding a property on Theatre Road.

Three members of Cranbrook’s Public Works crew members that were instrumental in keeping Cranbrook residents’ houses from flooding and streets from washing away. They are: Kent Keiver

Work of a watery weekend

Over the weekend, Cranbrook Public Works crews went into emergency mode as a number of pipes burst all over the south side of Cranbrook.

Three members of Cranbrook’s Public Works crew members that were instrumental in keeping Cranbrook residents’ houses from flooding and streets from washing away. They are: Kent Keiver

Council gets update on community health

Representatives from Interior Health were in Council on Monday, March 9 to talk about health service in Cranbrook.

Week on the beat: Rash of thefts from vehicles over weekend

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 145 calls to service over the week of March 9 - 15.

The life of the more than 100-year-old water wheel at Fort Steele Heritage Town has been extended with the installation of a new support.

Water wheel wellness

The retrofit of the waterwheel at Fort Steele Heritage Town has been in the works for a number of years.

The life of the more than 100-year-old water wheel at Fort Steele Heritage Town has been extended with the installation of a new support.
The crosswalk at Victoria Avenue and 3rd Street South doesn’t meet the minimum distance from a signalized intersection under province’s pedestrian guidelines

No easy fix for Victoria and 3rd Street

There doesn’t seem to be a simple solution to making the crosswalk at Victoria Avenue and 3rd Street South safer.

The crosswalk at Victoria Avenue and 3rd Street South doesn’t meet the minimum distance from a signalized intersection under province’s pedestrian guidelines

Community forest overflow parking raises public concerns

The city acknowledged that access parking for the Cranbrook Community Forest has been an ongoing issue.

Free bus service of low income approved

Cranbrook will now have a free bus program for low income individuals. The new provision was approved at the Monday, March 9 meeting.

Week on the beat: RCMP take 177 calls in early days of March

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 177 calls to service for the week of Monday, March 2 to Sunday, March 9.

With news that a deer translocation trial may take place in the fall

City approves additional funding for deer translocation trial

The city has approved contributing $10,000 of additional funding to the East Kootenay Urban Mule Deer Translocation Trial.

With news that a deer translocation trial may take place in the fall

Council scrapping two-tier recreation fee system

The two-tiered resident/non-resident recreation fee system is on the way out.

The week on the beat: Feb.23 – March 1

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 142 calls to service this week, including erratic drivers, possible break and enters and counterfeit $100 bills.

Trafficking charges jump in fourth quarter 2014

Drug trafficking charges were up 52.8 per cent over the quarter in Cranbrook.

Elizabeth Lake Lodge’s new building approved

Council approved a permit that will allow Elizabeth Lake lodge to construct a new building one-story, four unit building on its property.

Physician recruiting will be ongoing, City says

The practice of actively recruiting physicians will likely be a long-term, ongoing endeavour, according to the city’s CAO.

There are no easy alternatives to a deer cull.

Deer translocation not an option for now, says City

City council pitching in with other East Kootenay communities for deer translocation study.

There are no easy alternatives to a deer cull.

City won’t install crosswalk near St. Mary’s school

Council followed city staff’s recommendation that no new crosswalk be installed at St. Mary’s School, at Monday’s meeting.

Idlewild Dam to be decommissioned

Cranbrook city council has decided to decommission the Idlewild Dam.

Cranbrook Council reviews tax rates

Council reviewed the proposed 2015-2019 municipal property tax rate at the Feb. 17 budget meeting.