Barry Coulter

What is now Baker Park and the Mt. Baker RV campground (in purple). The entire site could be turned into a magnificent park and permanent festival and live music site. And it could be renamed to something other than “Baker.”

Joseph’s Prairie Park: Keeping it green downtown

Advocating for Baker Park and the RV campground to be re-imagined as a permanent green space and festival site, and to be renamed “Joseph’s Prairie Park”

What is now Baker Park and the Mt. Baker RV campground (in purple). The entire site could be turned into a magnificent park and permanent festival and live music site. And it could be renamed to something other than “Baker.”
Family doctors in Cranbrook and Kimberley are now available for telephone and video appointments. (Pixabay)

East Kootenay family doctors still available for appointments

Doctors have noticed that during the pandemic some patients have not been not keeping on top of their medical care.

Family doctors in Cranbrook and Kimberley are now available for telephone and video appointments. (Pixabay)
This Bald Eagle (haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a regular Wasa Slough, and can often be seen on an old Ponderosa pine snag, perched high on the hill above the slough. Helga Knote photo

Urban wildlife Part IX: The East Kootenay birds of 2021

The work of local photographers in the Advertiser throughout 2021. Part IX. With links to Parts I-VIII

This Bald Eagle (haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a regular Wasa Slough, and can often be seen on an old Ponderosa pine snag, perched high on the hill above the slough. Helga Knote photo
Hugs and Slugs

Hugs and Slugs to welcome the Spring

Hugs: To Lori at Home Depot. I had to pick up seven…

Hugs and Slugs
Cranbrook Community Theatre’s Volunteer Technical Director, Marnee Bellavance stands inside the Stage Door tech booth. Photo courtesy CCT

CBT funding widens Cranbrook’s door to the world

Columbia Basin gives funding to local non-profits, including Cranbrook Community Theatre, to close technology gaps

Cranbrook Community Theatre’s Volunteer Technical Director, Marnee Bellavance stands inside the Stage Door tech booth. Photo courtesy CCT
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Overdose crisis hits close to home; Racism, and the gang mentality; The deer of Cranbrook; Logging on Kootenay Lake

Letters to the Editor
Great Grey Owl resting before an evening hunt. Miriam Saville photo

Urban wildlife Part VIII: The East Kootenay birds of 2021

The work of local photographers printed in the East Kootenay Advertiser throughout 2021. Part VIII

Great Grey Owl resting before an evening hunt. Miriam Saville photo
A head-on collision near Yahk on Monday, March 22, claimed the life of a young woman from Creston.

Young woman killed in crash near Yahk

Collision happened early Monday morning, March 22

A head-on collision near Yahk on Monday, March 22, claimed the life of a young woman from Creston.
Jude Swinwood and Brooke Niedermayer (pictured with Coach Rob Niedermayer).

KEYSA Players of the Week and team standings

The Kootenay East Youth Soccer Association Domino’s Pizza Junior Players of the…

Jude Swinwood and Brooke Niedermayer (pictured with Coach Rob Niedermayer).
On Tuesday March 9, 2021, Branch 24-Cranbrook Legion Honours and Awards Comrade Robbie Klassen and Service Officer Clive Brown attended the dinner hour at Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook, where they had the honour and privilege to present George Morris with his medal for being a member of the Legion for 75 years.

Morris honoured for 75-year Legion membership

George Morris was presented this week with a medal for being a member of the Legion for 75 years.

On Tuesday March 9, 2021, Branch 24-Cranbrook Legion Honours and Awards Comrade Robbie Klassen and Service Officer Clive Brown attended the dinner hour at Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook, where they had the honour and privilege to present George Morris with his medal for being a member of the Legion for 75 years.
Master of Time: Sanford Fleming, inventor of Canada’s six time zones.

(Sigh) Remember to set your clocks forward

Once again we are forced to move our clocks ahead. Plus, a brief history of Daylight Savings Time in the East Kootenay

Master of Time: Sanford Fleming, inventor of Canada’s six time zones.
The Cranbrook Community Forest Society and the Wildhorse Cycling Club is requesting that users proceed with caution as the trails dry out throughout the spring. Photos courtesy Jen Siemens

Please treat trails carefully until they’re dry

Spring has arrived and we are grateful to have some areas in…

The Cranbrook Community Forest Society and the Wildhorse Cycling Club is requesting that users proceed with caution as the trails dry out throughout the spring. Photos courtesy Jen Siemens
Keysa

KEYSA Players of the Week and team standings

This week the Kootenay East Youth Soccer Association’s Domino’s Pizza Junior Players…

Keysa
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

RCMP seeking man who threatened another in Cranbrook parking lot

The Cranbrook RCMP is seeking assistance in locating a man who threatened…

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
'Gone Fishing,' by Lynn Taylor

Taylor’s dreams take life at Cranbrook Arts

Lynn Taylor grew up in Ontario and dreamt of being an artist…

'Gone Fishing,' by Lynn Taylor
Pictured is the new gallery space at 1401 5th Street North in Cranbrook. Artists from across the Kootenays are invited to take part in our upcoming exhibit, ‘Kootenay’s Best’.

Cranbrook Arts announces premiere exhibit at 1401 Art Space

Cranbrook Arts is inviting artists from across the Kootenays to submit a proposal for their upcoming exhibit, ‘Kootenay’s Best’

Pictured is the new gallery space at 1401 5th Street North in Cranbrook. Artists from across the Kootenays are invited to take part in our upcoming exhibit, ‘Kootenay’s Best’.
The Ktunaxa First Nation has purchased the former Mega Deals Furniture buildings at 32 9th Avenue South in Cranbrook, and 1444 Columbia Avenue in Castlegar. (Inset — Google Street View. Cranbrook photo by Barry Coulter)

Ktunaxa buy buildings in Cranbrook, Castlegar

Nation takes over former Mega Deals Furniture in Cranbrook; expands West Kootenay presence

The Ktunaxa First Nation has purchased the former Mega Deals Furniture buildings at 32 9th Avenue South in Cranbrook, and 1444 Columbia Avenue in Castlegar. (Inset — Google Street View. Cranbrook photo by Barry Coulter)
This week the Kootenay East Youth Soccer Association’s  Domino’s Pizza Junior Players of the Week were Mia Molnar and Isabella Savage  (pictured above with Coach Rob Niedermayer ),

Keysa Players of the Week and team standings

This week the Kootenay East Youth Soccer Association’s Domino’s Pizza Junior Players…

This week the Kootenay East Youth Soccer Association’s  Domino’s Pizza Junior Players of the Week were Mia Molnar and Isabella Savage  (pictured above with Coach Rob Niedermayer ),
At left: St. Aidan Orthodox Church. At right: The Studio Stage Door. Barry Coulter photos

St. Aidan, Studio Stage Door, benefit from historic grants

Two Cranbrook organizations getting sizable grants to upgrade their heritage facilities.

At left: St. Aidan Orthodox Church. At right: The Studio Stage Door. Barry Coulter photos
At left: Team Canada pitcher and former Bandit Alli Schroder has signed with the Vancouver Island Mariners. At right: Bandits first baseman Brett Potter has signed with the University of Calgary Dinos. Photos courtesy Cranbrook Bandits.

Two more Bandits heading to next level of baseball

Alli Schroder joining VIU Mariners— the first female to sign with the CCBC; Brett Potter joining U of C Dinos

At left: Team Canada pitcher and former Bandit Alli Schroder has signed with the Vancouver Island Mariners. At right: Bandits first baseman Brett Potter has signed with the University of Calgary Dinos. Photos courtesy Cranbrook Bandits.