Corey Bullock

Pictured are families fishing at Wasa Lake in 2019 learning how to fish with the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC’s free Learn to Fish Program (Corey Bullock/Kimberley Bulletin)

Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. hosting summer fishing challenge for kids and teens

The competition runs until August 3rd, with over 1,000 prizes to be won

Pictured are families fishing at Wasa Lake in 2019 learning how to fish with the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC’s free Learn to Fish Program (Corey Bullock/Kimberley Bulletin)
A thunderstorm, with lightning, pictured in Fraser Valley in 2021. (Black Press Media/Jaimie Grafstrom)

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for East Kootenay region

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms: Environment Canada

A thunderstorm, with lightning, pictured in Fraser Valley in 2021. (Black Press Media/Jaimie Grafstrom)
Pictured is Lake Koocanusa. (File Photo)

Illegal bonfire put out at Koocanusa area on Canada Day

“To have a fire of any size is not only illegal, but reckless and selfish”: Baynes Lake Fire Chief

Pictured is Lake Koocanusa. (File Photo)
Five drug poisonings, one fatal, were reported this weekend in Cranbrook(File photo)

Drug alert issued in Cranbrook after fatal overdose

Five accidental drug poisonings linked to cocaine

Five drug poisonings, one fatal, were reported this weekend in Cranbrook(File photo)
Pictured are Shirley and Mike Connelly in front of their chicken coop. The back entrance of their coop, along with the nesting boxes, were torn apart by a bear on the night of June 28th. Shirley is holding the last remaining egg. Luckily, no chickens were harmed. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Bear wreaks havoc on Cranbrook farmer’s chicken coop

The Connelly’s chicken coop was destroyed by a bear this week in an estimated $3,000 in damages

Pictured are Shirley and Mike Connelly in front of their chicken coop. The back entrance of their coop, along with the nesting boxes, were torn apart by a bear on the night of June 28th. Shirley is holding the last remaining egg. Luckily, no chickens were harmed. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
Pictured is the Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services truck on Monday, June 28th. They will be set up at various parks around town on June 29th and 30th to help cool people down. (Submitted file)

Cooling stations set up in Cranbrook as heat wave intensifies

Temperatures are expected to each over 40C the next few days

Pictured is the Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services truck on Monday, June 28th. They will be set up at various parks around town on June 29th and 30th to help cool people down. (Submitted file)
Pictured is Shred Kelly, who will kick off the Key City Theatre’s summer concerts with a ‘tiny concert’ series on July 2nd. (@MKuhnPhoto)

Shred Kelly to kick off Key City Theatre’s summer season with small, outdoor concert

Shred Kelly will play two shows for separate audiences at an outdoor location on July 2nd

Pictured is Shred Kelly, who will kick off the Key City Theatre’s summer concerts with a ‘tiny concert’ series on July 2nd. (@MKuhnPhoto)
Pictured is the cooling tent set up by Community Connections. The tent is located at 209A 16th Ave. North, but the Memorial Arena and available for anyone who needs a cool down over the next few days. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Cooling tent set up at Community Connections for anyone in need

The cooling tent provides shade, sunscreen, and water

Pictured is the cooling tent set up by Community Connections. The tent is located at 209A 16th Ave. North, but the Memorial Arena and available for anyone who needs a cool down over the next few days. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
Piccolo Team Champions – Ground Floor Coworking Space Debra Parker, Cindy Oberle, Viola Heyde (Submitted file)

Go By Bike Champions announced

Rotary Sunrise Club of Cranbrook announces team champions for recent GoByBike Week in Cranbrook.

Piccolo Team Champions – Ground Floor Coworking Space Debra Parker, Cindy Oberle, Viola Heyde (Submitted file)
The view from the Eager Hill lookout in the Cranbrook Community Forest. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

New ‘Padawan’ trail at Eager Hill now open and ready for use

The 5km green flow trail is suitable for all ages

The view from the Eager Hill lookout in the Cranbrook Community Forest. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
Pictured is Mrs. O and her grade 4/5 class at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Cranbrook. Mrs. O challenged her class to read 36,000 pages in May and they far surpassed that goal. The students were then allowed to choose her fate. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

WATCH: St. Mary’s Catholic School grade 4/5 class wins reading challenge

Teacher lets students choose fate after reading over 47,000 pages in one month

Pictured is Mrs. O and her grade 4/5 class at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Cranbrook. Mrs. O challenged her class to read 36,000 pages in May and they far surpassed that goal. The students were then allowed to choose her fate. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
City of Cranbrook, Ktunaxa Nation to host flag ceremony on National Indigenous Peoples Day. (Corey Bullock file)

City of Cranbrook, Ktunaxa Nation hosting flag ceremony on National Indigenous Peoples Day

A temporary road closure and speed limit reduction will be in effect during the ceremony

City of Cranbrook, Ktunaxa Nation to host flag ceremony on National Indigenous Peoples Day. (Corey Bullock file)
Pictured are Tyler McNaughton and Sacha Bentall. The husband and wife duo owns and operates Cutter Ranch in Fort Steele. (Zoe Ferguson Photo)

Farm Life: Where food comes from

A chat with Cutter Ranch

Pictured are Tyler McNaughton and Sacha Bentall. The husband and wife duo owns and operates Cutter Ranch in Fort Steele. (Zoe Ferguson Photo)
Vendors and customers at one of the Cranbrook markets in 2020. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Cranbrook Farmers Market updates operating hours for the summer

Markets will continue to run from 10a.m. to 1p.m. until October 30th

Vendors and customers at one of the Cranbrook markets in 2020. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
Cranbrook Arts will finally open the doors to their brand new gallery space on Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 4pm. To see what is behind these doors, be sure to check out the exhibit, Kootenay's Best, running until Labour Day weekend. (Cranbrook Arts file)

Cranbrook Arts’ inaugural exhibit, Kootenay’s Best, opens this Friday

The exhibit features over 50 Kootenay-based artists and will run until Labour Day Weekend

Cranbrook Arts will finally open the doors to their brand new gallery space on Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 4pm. To see what is behind these doors, be sure to check out the exhibit, Kootenay's Best, running until Labour Day weekend. (Cranbrook Arts file)
Calvin Dickson photo.

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for East Kootenay

Conditions favourable for the development of thunderstorms, hail and heavy rain

Calvin Dickson photo.
Pictured is Philips Reservoir, where Cranbrook’s drinking water supply comes from. The fence surrounding the reservoir was recently intentionally cut and the City says doing so could lead to humans and cattle getting into the drinking water. (City of Cranbrook file)

Fence surrounding Cranbrook’s drinking water deliberately cut, says City

The City says that cutting the fence around Philips Reservoir could lead to cattle wandering in

Pictured is Philips Reservoir, where Cranbrook’s drinking water supply comes from. The fence surrounding the reservoir was recently intentionally cut and the City says doing so could lead to humans and cattle getting into the drinking water. (City of Cranbrook file)
Fort Steele will re-open to the public as of June 15th, 2021. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Fort Steele Heritage Town to re-open June 15th

Fort Steele has been closed for an extended period of time because of the pandemic

Fort Steele will re-open to the public as of June 15th, 2021. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
Pictured is Rolf Heer, the iconic woodcarver who became famous for his Home of a Thousand Faces in Radium. The Radium Arts and Cultural Society has decided to turn his former property into a park. (Submitted file)

Radium’s Rolf Heer legacy to live on through Woodcarver Park

The park will honour the legacy of the late Rolf Heer and his Home of a Thousand Faces

Pictured is Rolf Heer, the iconic woodcarver who became famous for his Home of a Thousand Faces in Radium. The Radium Arts and Cultural Society has decided to turn his former property into a park. (Submitted file)
Drop-in times for the COVID-19 vaccine in Cranbrook are now available. All vaccinations are done at the Cranbrook Curling Centre, located beside Western Financial Place. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Drop-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic open in Cranbrook

Drop-in times are now available for vaccinations at the Cranbrook Curling Centre

Drop-in times for the COVID-19 vaccine in Cranbrook are now available. All vaccinations are done at the Cranbrook Curling Centre, located beside Western Financial Place. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)