Corey Bullock

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Cranbrook RCMP seek help in identifying subject

Several vehicles had mirrors smashed in August, caught on video

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Pictured is the prescribed burn on the Bill Nye fire from July 25th, 2021. This prescribed burn tied into the already treated Lakit Lake Logical Burn Unit, completed years ago. (Peter Hisch, FNESS file)

Bill Nye firefighting made easier through previous mitigation efforts

Tying in the south boundary of the fire to a previous prescribed burn area aided in efforts, experts say

Pictured is the prescribed burn on the Bill Nye fire from July 25th, 2021. This prescribed burn tied into the already treated Lakit Lake Logical Burn Unit, completed years ago. (Peter Hisch, FNESS file)
We are fully moved in to our new house, and meanwhile our garden at the farm continues to provide. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm Life: A time of transition and gratitude

Last night, as I was walking the dogs around our new neighbourhood…

We are fully moved in to our new house, and meanwhile our garden at the farm continues to provide. (Corey Bullock file)
Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at the Travelodge Hotel, located on the strip, Wednesday morning (September 1). The fire was contained to a single room. (City of Cranbrook file)

UPDATE: structure fire at Cranbrook Travelodge contained to one room

Those staying at the hotel are allowed back into rooms unaffected by the fire

Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at the Travelodge Hotel, located on the strip, Wednesday morning (September 1). The fire was contained to a single room. (City of Cranbrook file)
Road construction work in Park Royal area behind intermittent discoloured water concerns. (City of Cranbrook file)

Park Royal construction cause for intermittent discoloured water: City of Cranbrook

The discoloured water is not a health concern, says the City.

Road construction work in Park Royal area behind intermittent discoloured water concerns. (City of Cranbrook file)
Pictured is the greenhouse at Apple Quill Farm. (Ethan Sarfeld file)

Farm Life: The cornucopia that is Apple Quill Farm

From duck and chicken eggs to heirloom tomatoes and berries, Apple Quill is doing some great farming

Pictured is the greenhouse at Apple Quill Farm. (Ethan Sarfeld file)
Pictured is a dried out sunflower head. Once dry, the sunflower seeds can easily be harvested to grow the following year (or roast and eat, if so desired). (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman)

Cranbrook Public Library now accepting harvested seeds for seed library

The seed library works very similarly to a normal library

Pictured is a dried out sunflower head. Once dry, the sunflower seeds can easily be harvested to grow the following year (or roast and eat, if so desired). (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman)
Robin Goldsbury is running for the Liberals in Kootenay-Columbia.

Liberal candidate Robin Goldsbury campaigns in Cranbrook ahead of federal election

Goldsbury is in the running for MP of Kootenay-Columbia

Robin Goldsbury is running for the Liberals in Kootenay-Columbia.
Wayne Stetski and members of his campaign are pictured on the sidewalk outside of the Save On Foods parking lot Monday morning, August 16th, holding their signs, waving to passers by, and speaking with community members. Stetski will be running as MP for Kootenay-Columbia in the upcoming Sept. 20th Federal Election. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman)

NDP Wayne Stetski gets campaign rolling as writ dropped

Stetski was outside of Cranbrook Save On Foods Monday campaigning for the upcoming Federal Election

Wayne Stetski and members of his campaign are pictured on the sidewalk outside of the Save On Foods parking lot Monday morning, August 16th, holding their signs, waving to passers by, and speaking with community members. Stetski will be running as MP for Kootenay-Columbia in the upcoming Sept. 20th Federal Election. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman)
Photo taken from www.goldenlife.ca

Golden Life regional manager loses nursing license for three years

‘Female residents in her care left vulnerable to sexual predation’: BCCNM

Photo taken from www.goldenlife.ca
Pictured is Greg Eaton, Owner and Operator of the Mount Baker Hotel, which is undergoing extensive renovations to give it new life. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman)

The Art Deco rejuventation of the Mt. Baker Hotel

Heritage hostelry in the heart of downtown Cranbrook reborn as boutique hotel

Pictured is Greg Eaton, Owner and Operator of the Mount Baker Hotel, which is undergoing extensive renovations to give it new life. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman)
10th Avenue South will be closed for most of the day on Sunday, August 15th to accommodate a crane (City file)

Crane operations for Armond Theatre to briefly close 10th Avenue South

10th Avenue South will be closed for most of the day on Sunday, August 15th to accommodate a crane

10th Avenue South will be closed for most of the day on Sunday, August 15th to accommodate a crane (City file)
Megan Reiser (left) and Sue Cairns (right), of the Cranbrook Climate Hub, are pictured out front of MP Rob Morrison’s office on Monday, August, 9. They presented their artwork to the MP, along with a few asks surrounding climate action. (Submitted file)

Local organizations call for immediate climate action from leadership

Kimberley Youth Action Network, Cranbrook Climate Hub teaming up for climate action

Megan Reiser (left) and Sue Cairns (right), of the Cranbrook Climate Hub, are pictured out front of MP Rob Morrison’s office on Monday, August, 9. They presented their artwork to the MP, along with a few asks surrounding climate action. (Submitted file)
Hailey is pictured throwing a ball at the dunk tank at the Hometown for Hunger event at Denham Ford in Cranbrook on Monday, August 9, 2021. Hailey is pictured with Steve Zsillei of Denham Ford, while Lisa Barnes, owner of Max’s Place, is in the dunk tank. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Hometown for Hunger raises over $10,000 for local food programs

The sixth annual Hometown for Hunger event took place at Denham Ford…

Hailey is pictured throwing a ball at the dunk tank at the Hometown for Hunger event at Denham Ford in Cranbrook on Monday, August 9, 2021. Hailey is pictured with Steve Zsillei of Denham Ford, while Lisa Barnes, owner of Max’s Place, is in the dunk tank. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Cranbrook man arrested for making threats

The man is facing potential charges pending further investigation

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Some of my fondest memories of the farm house are times spent sitting around the dining room table. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end

As we prepare for moving day and our home fills with boxes,…

Some of my fondest memories of the farm house are times spent sitting around the dining room table. (Corey Bullock file)
Cranbrook’s drinking water may have a bit of a funny smell or taste because of continued heat and low water levels. The City of Cranbrook says it’s not a concern for health or safety. File Photo.

Cranbrook water taste, smell not a health and safety concern: City

Complaints coming in to the City about the taste and smell of drinking water

Cranbrook’s drinking water may have a bit of a funny smell or taste because of continued heat and low water levels. The City of Cranbrook says it’s not a concern for health or safety. File Photo.
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COVID-19 outbreak at Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook: Interior Health

There are two positive staff cases and one positive resident case

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Live theatre will return to the Studio/Stage Door in Cranbrook this August, as Cranbrook Community Theatre hits the stage for their 2021/22 season. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Live theatre returns to Cranbrook with CCT’s 2021/22 season

Three new directors will grace the Studio/Stage Door this coming season

Live theatre will return to the Studio/Stage Door in Cranbrook this August, as Cranbrook Community Theatre hits the stage for their 2021/22 season. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
The Bill Nye Mountain wildfire at midnight Saturday/Sunday, July 17/18. Trevor Crawley photo

Bill Nye fire gets closer to 3,000 hectares, evacuation order downgraded

The evacuation order for 41 properties near Lazy Lake has been downgraded to an evacuation alert

The Bill Nye Mountain wildfire at midnight Saturday/Sunday, July 17/18. Trevor Crawley photo