Corey Bullock

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)
In one of Fort Steele’s videos, Caitlin will teach you how to do a late Victorian hairstyle. This hair style is based on the Gibson look which became popular in the late Victorian period and became a staple hairstyle in the Edwardian period. (File photo)

WATCH: Fort Steele Heritage Town launches YouTube channel

Step back into the 1890’s with Fort Steele’s videos and tutorials

In one of Fort Steele’s videos, Caitlin will teach you how to do a late Victorian hairstyle. This hair style is based on the Gibson look which became popular in the late Victorian period and became a staple hairstyle in the Edwardian period. (File photo)
The City of Cranbrook will receive over $7 million in funding from provincial and federal governments for upgrades to the wastewater treatment lagoon system (City of Cranbrook file).

Cranbrook gets $7.3 million for wastewater system upgrade

The City of Cranbrook will be able to continue their plans to…

The City of Cranbrook will receive over $7 million in funding from provincial and federal governments for upgrades to the wastewater treatment lagoon system (City of Cranbrook file).
Jordan is pictured playing at the Rotary Park splash pad on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Cranbrook splash parks officially open for the summer

The city advises anyone using park spaces to practice physical distancing, wash hands

Jordan is pictured playing at the Rotary Park splash pad on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
The travelling ladybug rocks from Ladybug Coffee are pictured sunbathing on a dock in Kootenay Bay near the ferry terminal. (Ladybug Coffee file)

Travelling ladybugs bring smiles to Kootenay residents

Did you know, a group of ladybugs is called a loveliness?

The travelling ladybug rocks from Ladybug Coffee are pictured sunbathing on a dock in Kootenay Bay near the ferry terminal. (Ladybug Coffee file)
Parts of the Kootenay Boundary region are now closed to commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting for the summer. The identified closure areas remain open to household picking. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Commercial huckleberry harvesting restricted in Kootenays

The province of B.C. has banned commercial-scale picking from July 15 to October 15

Parts of the Kootenay Boundary region are now closed to commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting for the summer. The identified closure areas remain open to household picking. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
The sculpture, by artist Paul Dawkins, is similar to the one pictured above. The stolen sculpture resembles a similar man, however it has a more forlorn, quirky expression. (Cranbrook Arts file)

Sculpture stolen from Cranbrook Arts Alley Gallery

The Cranbrook Arts Council is asking for the sculpture to be returned, no questions asked

The sculpture, by artist Paul Dawkins, is similar to the one pictured above. The stolen sculpture resembles a similar man, however it has a more forlorn, quirky expression. (Cranbrook Arts file)
The District of Sparwood is now accepting applications for their Street Art program. (File Photo)

District of Sparwood accepting submissions for Street Art Banner Program

The program aims to encourage, promote and celebrate local heritage, arts and culture

The District of Sparwood is now accepting applications for their Street Art program. (File Photo)
There has been an uptick in aggressive doe reports in Cranbrook and Kimberley in recent weeks. ‘Removing the welcome mat’ for deer will ensure they don’t have a place to overwinter, says WildSafeBC. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

City of Cranbrook, WildSafeBC report uptick in aggressive deer

WildSafeBC says it’s important to ensure that deer don’t make your yard their home

There has been an uptick in aggressive doe reports in Cranbrook and Kimberley in recent weeks. ‘Removing the welcome mat’ for deer will ensure they don’t have a place to overwinter, says WildSafeBC. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
Police are looking for this vehicle that was involved in a hit and run. At the time, the Corolla had BC License Plate EE657M which was later determined to be stolen. (Cranbrook RCMP file)

Cranbrook RCMP looking for vehicle, driver involved in hit and run

RCMP are looking for the owner of a white Toyota Corolla that fled the scene

Police are looking for this vehicle that was involved in a hit and run. At the time, the Corolla had BC License Plate EE657M which was later determined to be stolen. (Cranbrook RCMP file)
A basket full of fresh garden goodness. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: Musings of summer

Summer is one of my favourite seasons for so many reasons. I…

A basket full of fresh garden goodness. (Corey Bullock file)
An example of a home-made, washable and re-usable face mask. (James Heilman/Wikimedia Commons file)

Cranbrook doctor urges public to wear masks, remain vigilant with COVID-19

Cranbrook’s top ER doctor is advocating for mandatory mask wearing in public spaces

An example of a home-made, washable and re-usable face mask. (James Heilman/Wikimedia Commons file)
WildSafeBC Kimberley/Cranbrook is reporting a cougar kill site in the Kimberley Nature Park, on the Connie’s Way trail, located near the Swan Ave entrance. (WildSafeBC/Submitted file)

WildSafeBC reports cougar kill site in Kimberley Nature Park

Use extreme caution if you are walking or hiking in the area.

WildSafeBC Kimberley/Cranbrook is reporting a cougar kill site in the Kimberley Nature Park, on the Connie’s Way trail, located near the Swan Ave entrance. (WildSafeBC/Submitted file)
CVSE officers are responsible for enforcing licence classes, restrictions, endorsements and vehicle safety. (Google Street View file)

CVSE enforcing vehicle safety in Cranbrook

Be sure you have the proper licensing when towing a work or holiday trailer.

CVSE officers are responsible for enforcing licence classes, restrictions, endorsements and vehicle safety. (Google Street View file)
I’ve been reading and admiring all of the beautiful photography in ‘Floret Flower Farm’s Cut Flower Garden’ by Erin Benzakein (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: the little things, June

The little things that brought me joy in June.

I’ve been reading and admiring all of the beautiful photography in ‘Floret Flower Farm’s Cut Flower Garden’ by Erin Benzakein (Corey Bullock file)
The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC is hosting a summer fishing challenge for youth ages 15 and under. (Freshwater Fisheries Society file)

Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC hosting summer fishing challenge

The contest, for ages 15 and under, encourages youth to get out and go fishing this summer

The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC is hosting a summer fishing challenge for youth ages 15 and under. (Freshwater Fisheries Society file)
I try to write in my journal every day, whether it’s just a few sentences or an entire page. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: putting pen to paper

The importance of journalling and why I do it.

I try to write in my journal every day, whether it’s just a few sentences or an entire page. (Corey Bullock file)
Students in the music program at Mount Baker school in Cranbrook recently released two online music videos to showcase their vocal and instrumental jazz skills. (Townsman file)

WATCH: Mount Baker Music ‘Quarantunes’ virtual concert project

Students have created two online vocal and instrumental jazz concerts

Students in the music program at Mount Baker school in Cranbrook recently released two online music videos to showcase their vocal and instrumental jazz skills. (Townsman file)
College of the Rockies in Cranbrook. (College of the Rockies/Submitted file)

College of the Rockies offers full slate of programs for fall semester

Most courses will be available online, with on-campus instruction when needed

College of the Rockies in Cranbrook. (College of the Rockies/Submitted file)