Barry Coulter

1915

It happened this week in 1915

May 15 - 21: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

1915
May 7, 2022, Cranbrook, B.C.

Fox Spirals at the Kootenay Children’s Festival

Fox Spirals at the Kootenay Children’s Festival. Hula Hooper and sideshow performer.…

May 7, 2022, Cranbrook, B.C.
One of the panel displays at the Bi-Giwen: Coming Home – Truth Telling from the Sixties Scoop exhibition. David Humphrey photo

Travelling exhibit shows legacy of ‘Sixties Scoop’

Exhibit telling the history of the “Sixties Scoop” and its survivors was on display at the Cranbrook History Centre May 11.

One of the panel displays at the Bi-Giwen: Coming Home – Truth Telling from the Sixties Scoop exhibition. David Humphrey photo
‘Anything Goes:’ The Key City Theatre’s smash hit of 2019/20. (Barry Coulter photo)

Key City Theatre wants you: Casting call out for auditions

KCT on the hunt for individuals to star in upcoming production on December 31, January 13-15, and 19-21.

‘Anything Goes:’ The Key City Theatre’s smash hit of 2019/20. (Barry Coulter photo)
Cadets

Air Cadets take to the range at field training exercise

The weather didn’t dampen spirits of the cadets at a Field Training Exercise (FTX) day at Cranbrook District Rod & Gun Club

Cadets
Peter Warland: 1927-2022

Peter Warland, 1927-2022: Educator, writer, mountaineer

Peter Warland died April 23, after a remarkable life of 94 years

Peter Warland: 1927-2022
Local hockey players Nathan Andrew and Tyler Bennettare  on Team BC for National Aboriginal Hockey Championship in Membertou Nova Scotia May 9-14.

Local hockey players on Team BC for National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

Nathan Andrew and Tyler Bennett will help represent the province in Membertou, Nova Scotia, May 9-14.

Local hockey players Nathan Andrew and Tyler Bennettare  on Team BC for National Aboriginal Hockey Championship in Membertou Nova Scotia May 9-14.
Meeting of the Cranbrook Automobile Club, May 5, 1915.

It happened this week in 1915

May 1 - 7: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

Meeting of the Cranbrook Automobile Club, May 5, 1915.
The cast of MBSS's "High School Musical." Wild Drama's latest production opens opens at the Key City Theatre, runs May 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. and May 8 at 2 p.m. Photos by Barry Coulter

High School, like you’ve never seen it, yet like you’ve always remembered it

Wild Drama’s presentation of “High School Musical” opens Thursday, May 5, at the Key City Theatre

The cast of MBSS's "High School Musical." Wild Drama's latest production opens opens at the Key City Theatre, runs May 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. and May 8 at 2 p.m. Photos by Barry Coulter
Michael Grossman and Landon Elliott in Cranbrook Community Theatre's production of "Tuesdays with Morrie." (Barry Coulter photo)

Majoring in Morrie: Death as inseparable from Life

Cranbrook Community Theatre’s production of Tuesdays With Morrie offers the ultimate lesson; how to live in the face of your own impending death

Michael Grossman and Landon Elliott in Cranbrook Community Theatre's production of "Tuesdays with Morrie." (Barry Coulter photo)
Fred Penner, pictured at the Kootenay Children's Festival in May, 2016. The renowned Children's performer and musician returns to Cranbrook for Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Barry Coulter photo)

The Perennial Power of Fred Penner

Renowned children’s performer returns to the Kootenay Children’s Festival in Cranbrook, Saturday, May 7

Fred Penner, pictured at the Kootenay Children's Festival in May, 2016. The renowned Children's performer and musician returns to Cranbrook for Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Barry Coulter photo)
Cranbrook's Ethan Askey, one of Canada's top Blues harmonica players, has released his debut solo album. (photo ethanaskey.com)

From Bear Country to the Heart of the Blues

Cranbrook’s Ethan Askey, one of Canada’s top Blues harmonica players, releases debut solo album

Cranbrook's Ethan Askey, one of Canada's top Blues harmonica players, has released his debut solo album. (photo ethanaskey.com)
At left: retiring School District 5 Superintendent Silke Yardley. At right: Viveka Johnson will begin her superintendentship in August, 2022.(File photos)

School District 5 hires new superintendent

Viveka Johnson, former principal at MBSS, will take over from Silke Yardley, who is retiring at the end of July

At left: retiring School District 5 Superintendent Silke Yardley. At right: Viveka Johnson will begin her superintendentship in August, 2022.(File photos)
Local author and publisher Keith Powell is planning a book of historical Cranbrook photos — ‘Forgotten Cranbrook’. He’s pictured with a mock-up of the cover. (Barry Coulter photo)

Local author planning book of historical Cranbrook photos

“Forgotten Cranbrook” will tell Cranbrook’s story through historical photographs

Local author and publisher Keith Powell is planning a book of historical Cranbrook photos — ‘Forgotten Cranbrook’. He’s pictured with a mock-up of the cover. (Barry Coulter photo)
Prince George won Game 5 of their playoff series against the Cranbrook Bucks, Thursday, April 7, in Prince George. The series returns to Cranbrook on Saturday. Photo by Vicki Brown.

Spruce Kings win Game 5 against Cranbrook Bucks

BCHL playoff series returns to Cranbrook for Game 6, with the Herd looking to stave off elimination

Prince George won Game 5 of their playoff series against the Cranbrook Bucks, Thursday, April 7, in Prince George. The series returns to Cranbrook on Saturday. Photo by Vicki Brown.
Sgt. Leo Major on Hill 355, 22 November 1951

Annals of Canadian Combat: Leo Major and the Battle of Maryang-San

Leo Major, finding himself bored stiff with civilian life, accepted the nationwide recall request for experienced WWII veterans to fight in the Korean War

Sgt. Leo Major on Hill 355, 22 November 1951
McKenzie and Ben Hawk with the rescued calf. Kurt Swanson photo

Missing calf rescued out Bull River way

The newly born calf was separated from its mother, found later at the side of the road

McKenzie and Ben Hawk with the rescued calf. Kurt Swanson photo
Barry Coulter photo

Bucks level series with Spruce Kings, winning a see-saw Game 4 in Cranbrook

The Cranbrook Bucks have done it, and levelled their first round BCHL…

Barry Coulter photo
John Wort Hannam (left) is playing Winter Ale at KCT April 13. Hemmell Gemmell (right) is opening.

John Wort Hannam, Heather Gemmell featured at upcoming Winter Ale show

Third in popular concert series at Key City Theatre set for Wednesday, April 13

John Wort Hannam (left) is playing Winter Ale at KCT April 13. Hemmell Gemmell (right) is opening.
Pictured are athletes (in yellow) Kendall Salanski (1st F2), Erin Thom (2ndF1), Jesse Jensen (1st M2), and Neil Rye (3rd M1); and coaches (in black) Misty Pagliaro and Bruce McKenzie. (Photo submitted)

Special Olympics skiers compete in first alpine competition in two years

On Saturday, March 12, four athletes and two coaches were off to…

Pictured are athletes (in yellow) Kendall Salanski (1st F2), Erin Thom (2ndF1), Jesse Jensen (1st M2), and Neil Rye (3rd M1); and coaches (in black) Misty Pagliaro and Bruce McKenzie. (Photo submitted)