Corey Bullock

Compound 1080 has been confirmed as the substance that lead to the death of two dogs in the Gold Creek area (pictured).

Compound 1080 confirmed in dog deaths in Gold Creek area

Pathologist believes the poisoning was secondary

Compound 1080 has been confirmed as the substance that lead to the death of two dogs in the Gold Creek area (pictured).
The abundance of basil growing both in my garden and on my windowsill will go towards a large batch of home made pesto, to be enjoyed over the fall and winter months. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: Planning and preserving, a time of transition

Over the coming weeks many plants will be pulled from my garden and replaced with cool weather crops

The abundance of basil growing both in my garden and on my windowsill will go towards a large batch of home made pesto, to be enjoyed over the fall and winter months. (Corey Bullock file)
Masks4Canada are calling for mandatory mask-wearing in public spaces in British Columbia. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

Masks4Canada group reiterates call for mask mandate

Walmart Canada and BC Transit have made masks mandatory

Masks4Canada are calling for mandatory mask-wearing in public spaces in British Columbia. (Cranbrook Townsman file)
A heat warning has been issued for Cranbrook and the surrounding area as of Monday, August 17, 2020. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

Heat warning issued with record breaking highs for Cranbrook area

A ridge of high pressure is creating warm temperatures across southern B.C.

A heat warning has been issued for Cranbrook and the surrounding area as of Monday, August 17, 2020. (Cranbrook Townsman file)
The vehicle is a red 1998 Chevy S10 pickup. (Submitted file)

Cranbrook RCMP looking for stolen red pickup truck

The vehicle is a red 1998 Chevy S10 pickup

The vehicle is a red 1998 Chevy S10 pickup. (Submitted file)
Pictured is a collision between a car and a semi-truck that took place in May of 2018 near the intersection of Victoria Ave and Theatre Road in Cranbook. (Paul Rodgers file)

Here were the worst Cranbrook intersections for crashes in 2019

There were over 1,300 crashes reported to ICBC last year

Pictured is a collision between a car and a semi-truck that took place in May of 2018 near the intersection of Victoria Ave and Theatre Road in Cranbook. (Paul Rodgers file)
The Mayors of Cranbrook, Kimberley and Canal Flats met with regional stakeholders on July 29 to discuss strengthening the regional economy post COVID-19. (City of Cranbrook file)

Summit in Cranbrook focuses on economic resiliency post COVID-19

Cranbrook, Kimberley, Canal Flats mayors discuss strategies to strengthen regional economy

The Mayors of Cranbrook, Kimberley and Canal Flats met with regional stakeholders on July 29 to discuss strengthening the regional economy post COVID-19. (City of Cranbrook file)
Couples all across Canada and the world are changing their wedding plans because of COVID-19. In some cases, it has worked out for the better. (Pixabay file)

Love in the time of COVID

Marriage Commissioner, couples, weigh in on getting married during a pandemic

Couples all across Canada and the world are changing their wedding plans because of COVID-19. In some cases, it has worked out for the better. (Pixabay file)
Spring Honda in Cranbrook recently donated this 2003 Dodge Caravan to Ekklesia Millennium Society. (Submitted file)

Ekklesia Millennium Society benefits from second vehicle donation

Spring Honda donated a van, while Minute Muffler ensured it was fit for the road

Spring Honda in Cranbrook recently donated this 2003 Dodge Caravan to Ekklesia Millennium Society. (Submitted file)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Charges laid after Columbia Valley woman’s dog dragged by stolen vehicle

Luckily, the dog is expected to fully recover

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Corey Bullock file.

Farm life: How time has forced us to slow down

I feel as though I say this each and every month but…

Corey Bullock file.
Cranbrook residents who wish to report a crime that is not an emergency can do so online through the OCR tool. (Townsman file photo)

Online crime reporting an option for Cranbrook residents

Those wishing to report a crime, such as theft under $5,000, can do so online

Cranbrook residents who wish to report a crime that is not an emergency can do so online through the OCR tool. (Townsman file photo)
A wildfire continues to burn in the Sheep Creek area, west of Premier Lake. (File photo)

Premier Lake fire under control

No significant growth over the weekend

A wildfire continues to burn in the Sheep Creek area, west of Premier Lake. (File photo)
A storm watch has been issued for the Okanagan, Kootenays and Columbia regions of B.C. Calvin Dickson photo

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kootenays, Okanagan, Columbias

Environment Canada says conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms

A storm watch has been issued for the Okanagan, Kootenays and Columbia regions of B.C. Calvin Dickson photo
(Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media photo)
(Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media photo)
A wildfire continues to burn in the Sheep Creek area, west of Premier Lake. Crews are on site as of Thursday, July 23, 2020. (submitted)

UPDATE: Wildfire at Premier Lake listed as out of control as fire grows to over 4 hectares

Skimmers using water from the lake to cool fire 50 km north of Cranbrook

A wildfire continues to burn in the Sheep Creek area, west of Premier Lake. Crews are on site as of Thursday, July 23, 2020. (submitted)
Summer sunsets. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: The sights and sounds of summer

Sitting in the field on the farm, I can hear thunder rolling…

Summer sunsets. (Corey Bullock file)
Tristen Chernove won a gold medal in the Para-Cycling Time Trial Men’s C2 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Chernove will be leading Team Canada’s cycling team to the Para cycling road world championships in South Africa at the end of August. (Photo by Jean-Baptiste Benavent/Canadian Paralympic Committee.

Chernove completes epic 1,000 race, raises over $30K for Paralympic Foundation of Canada

The local Paralympian travelled via bicycle from Fernie to Merrit in just a few days

Tristen Chernove won a gold medal in the Para-Cycling Time Trial Men’s C2 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Chernove will be leading Team Canada’s cycling team to the Para cycling road world championships in South Africa at the end of August. (Photo by Jean-Baptiste Benavent/Canadian Paralympic Committee.
Interior Health file.

Interior Health issues overdose alert for Cranbrook

A toxic substance is circulating, IH reports increased overdoses with ‘severe outcomes’

Interior Health file.
Kootenay-Columbia Conservative MP Rob Morrison (left) is pictured with Candice Bergen, House Leader of the Official Opposition, on Monday, July 20, 2020 in Cranbrook. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

MP Morrison, House Leader Bergen respond to proposed emergency debate

The Conservatives have requested an emergency debate on Trudeau’s WE Charity controversy

Kootenay-Columbia Conservative MP Rob Morrison (left) is pictured with Candice Bergen, House Leader of the Official Opposition, on Monday, July 20, 2020 in Cranbrook. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)