Corey Bullock

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PHOTOS: Remembrance Day 2020 in Cranbrook

There was a small, private ceremony held at Rotary Park for Remembrance Day

Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman File
The Salvation army is thanking the community with a new monthly customer appreciation day. They are also ramping up plans for the holiday season with their annual community programs. (Fernie Free PressFile Photo)

Cranbrook Salvation Army starts up new customer appreciation day

Holiday programs such as hampers, adopt-a-family and kettle donations are also underway

The Salvation army is thanking the community with a new monthly customer appreciation day. They are also ramping up plans for the holiday season with their annual community programs. (Fernie Free PressFile Photo)
A barred owl is wrapped in a blanket at Hope for Wildlife rehabiliation and education centre in Seaforth, N.S. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2011. The owl was caught in a rabbit snare and is being treated for a damaged leg. Hope for Wildlife has opened the province’s first wildlife veterinary hospital which will allow injured animals to receive complete medical care with out being transported off site. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Advocates call for provincial ban on rodenticides

Owl Watch BC is asking residents to report dead or sick wildlife as owls continue to die from poisonings

A barred owl is wrapped in a blanket at Hope for Wildlife rehabiliation and education centre in Seaforth, N.S. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2011. The owl was caught in a rabbit snare and is being treated for a damaged leg. Hope for Wildlife has opened the province’s first wildlife veterinary hospital which will allow injured animals to receive complete medical care with out being transported off site. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Fires burning in the New Lake area of Cranbrook have been confirmed to be planned ignitions, according to the fire department. Smoke may be visible for several days. (Submitted file)

Worry not, fires in New Lake area of Cranbrook are planned ignitions, says City

The fire department has confirmed these are planned ignitions

Fires burning in the New Lake area of Cranbrook have been confirmed to be planned ignitions, according to the fire department. Smoke may be visible for several days. (Submitted file)
ʔaq’am Chief Joe Pierre Jr. speaking to leaders of local government in Sparwood, March 22. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Joe Pierre re-elected as Nasuʔkin

It was a close race between Joe Pierre and Julie Birdstone

ʔaq’am Chief Joe Pierre Jr. speaking to leaders of local government in Sparwood, March 22. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Every year, for the past three years, we have gone camping for Halloween weekend at HaHas Lake (pictured). This year we shall return for the last weekend of October. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: Another month come and gone

What I read, watched, listened to and made in October

Every year, for the past three years, we have gone camping for Halloween weekend at HaHas Lake (pictured). This year we shall return for the last weekend of October. (Corey Bullock file)
Wreaths are placed on the cenotaph in Rotary Park during the 2019 Remembrance Day ceremony. There will be no formal ceremony held in Rotary Park this year due to COVID-19, however personal displays of remembrance are encouraged. Wreaths are available for purchase through the Poppy Campaign. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

Remembrance Day different, but not forgotten, says Cranbrook Legion

The Legion will not be hosting their traditional ceremony at the cenotaph this year

Wreaths are placed on the cenotaph in Rotary Park during the 2019 Remembrance Day ceremony. There will be no formal ceremony held in Rotary Park this year due to COVID-19, however personal displays of remembrance are encouraged. Wreaths are available for purchase through the Poppy Campaign. (Cranbrook Townsman file)
A Cranbrook mother is receiving praise across the world for her design of a sensory path aimed at helping kids in school when they need a movement break. (Chantal Marra file)

Cranbrook mother receives international praise for sensory paths business

Chantal Marra has sold her sensory path packages to schools across the world

A Cranbrook mother is receiving praise across the world for her design of a sensory path aimed at helping kids in school when they need a movement break. (Chantal Marra file)
We spend a lot of time in this little corner of our farm kitchen. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: An ode to the farm kitchen

Last Sunday, before we even got out of bed, I pulled back…

We spend a lot of time in this little corner of our farm kitchen. (Corey Bullock file)
Pictured are employees of the East Kootenay Community Credit Union, who have won the 2020 Corporate Cycling Challenge with GoByBike Cranbrook and GoByBikeBC. The event was hosted by the Sunrise Rotary Club of Cranbrook at the beginning of October. (Submitted file)

East Kootenay Community Credit Union wins 2020 Corporate Cycling Challenge

EKC had ten competitors compete in GoByBike Week in Cranbrook

Pictured are employees of the East Kootenay Community Credit Union, who have won the 2020 Corporate Cycling Challenge with GoByBike Cranbrook and GoByBikeBC. The event was hosted by the Sunrise Rotary Club of Cranbrook at the beginning of October. (Submitted file)
Bats are pictured snuggled in a bat box. (J. Saremba file)

Next week is International Bat Week

Monitoring for white-nose syndrome in B.C. will continue this winter

Bats are pictured snuggled in a bat box. (J. Saremba file)
This year’s Sunrise Rotary Club Scholarship recipients. Top left: Kieran O Grady. Top Right: Nathaniel Ralph. Bottom Left: Robyn Anderson. Bottom Right: Emily Daly. (Submitted files)

Cranbrook Sunrise Rotary Club announces 2020 scholarship winners

Funds are awarded to post-secondary students who graduated high school in Cranbrook

This year’s Sunrise Rotary Club Scholarship recipients. Top left: Kieran O Grady. Top Right: Nathaniel Ralph. Bottom Left: Robyn Anderson. Bottom Right: Emily Daly. (Submitted files)
Cranbrook’s Kootenay Orchards School has won the 2020 Cycling Challenge, this year being the second year in a row. (Submitted file)

Kootenay Orchards School wins 2020 Bike to School Challenge

This is the second year in a row that the school has won the challenge with GoByBike Cranbrook

Cranbrook’s Kootenay Orchards School has won the 2020 Cycling Challenge, this year being the second year in a row. (Submitted file)
A sign informing guests of guidelines due to COVID-19 is seen at Playland amusement park at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, on Friday, July 10, 2020. The park is now open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with a limited number of rides operating under reduced capacity due to COVID-19. Guests must purchase admission ahead of time online for one of two daily time slots and are also required to wear face masks while waiting in lines and while on rides. The park is closed for an hour each afternoon for sanitization. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Masks4Canada group calls for federal mask mandate to slow spread of COVID-19

The group says cases continue to rise in crowded places, close-contact settings and closed spaces

A sign informing guests of guidelines due to COVID-19 is seen at Playland amusement park at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, on Friday, July 10, 2020. The park is now open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with a limited number of rides operating under reduced capacity due to COVID-19. Guests must purchase admission ahead of time online for one of two daily time slots and are also required to wear face masks while waiting in lines and while on rides. The park is closed for an hour each afternoon for sanitization. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Pictured is a screen shot of the newly designed City of Cranbrook website. You can view the new site at www.cranbrook.ca. (File photo)

City of Cranbrook launches newly designed website

The new features make it easier for residents and business owners to find and access information

Pictured is a screen shot of the newly designed City of Cranbrook website. You can view the new site at www.cranbrook.ca. (File photo)
Black Press file photo

Free community barbecue to be held in Cranbrook for Gambling Awareness Week

The BC Responsible and Problem Gambling Program is hosting community barbecue on Sat. October 24

Black Press file photo
Fort Steele Spooktacular on Saturday, October 26, 2019. (Colin Ferguson/Syltography file)

How to celebrate Thanksgiving, Halloween safely in Cranbrook

Businesses and organizations have come up with alternative ways to celebrate this fall season

Fort Steele Spooktacular on Saturday, October 26, 2019. (Colin Ferguson/Syltography file)
Melinda Howard has beat breast Cancer twice. She is pictured in front of the Marysville Falls in Kimberley in the fall of 2010, while she was undergoing chemotherapy. (Submitted file)

Cranbrook survivor tells of breast cancer journey

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month

Melinda Howard has beat breast Cancer twice. She is pictured in front of the Marysville Falls in Kimberley in the fall of 2010, while she was undergoing chemotherapy. (Submitted file)
Construction has begun on a new facility for the Cranbrook Food Bank. (Submitted file)

Construction underway on new Cranbrook Food Bank facility

The 6,300 square foot facility will also house the Cranbrook Food Recovery Program and Farm Kitchen

Construction has begun on a new facility for the Cranbrook Food Bank. (Submitted file)
The Ekklesia Millennium Society would like to thank Cranbrook Hyundai for the donation of a Dodge Grand Caravan. (Submitted file)

Cranbrook Hyundai donates van to Ekklessia Millennium Society

Cranbrook businesses have donated three vehicles to the Society this year

The Ekklesia Millennium Society would like to thank Cranbrook Hyundai for the donation of a Dodge Grand Caravan. (Submitted file)