Corey Bullock

Six local educators have been recognized by CBEEN for their commitment to environmental education. (CBEEN/Submitted file)

CBEEN recognizes six basin educators for environmental education

Teachers from Cranbrook, Kimberley, Nakusp, Trail and Castlegar have been recognized

Six local educators have been recognized by CBEEN for their commitment to environmental education. (CBEEN/Submitted file)
Kevin Evans has recently been named Coach of the Year for 2019 by Archery Canada. (Archery Canada file)

Archer Kevin Evans named Coach of the Year by Archery Canada

Gold medal Paralympian and two-time world champion, Evans coaches archery in the East Kootenay region

Kevin Evans has recently been named Coach of the Year for 2019 by Archery Canada. (Archery Canada file)
The view from the bridge over the Bull River canyon, where water levels are currently extremely high and dangerous. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: Mother Nature always wins

Water, wind or fire, it’s up to Mother Nature.

The view from the bridge over the Bull River canyon, where water levels are currently extremely high and dangerous. (Corey Bullock file)
Pictured are a few of the cast members during the filming of Wild Theatre’s online production of ‘Footloose’. (Submitted file)

WATCH: Mount Baker students create online musical theatre project

Their production of ‘Oklahoma!’ was cancelled due to COVID-19

Pictured are a few of the cast members during the filming of Wild Theatre’s online production of ‘Footloose’. (Submitted file)
Shealo Blackwell, Senior Outreach Coordinator at the Kootenay Trout Hatchery, is pictured teaching children how to cast with a spinning rod at Wasa Lake. The Kootenay Trout Hatchery’s outreach program is one of many recipients of funding through the Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program for 2020. (Corey Bullock/Kimberley Bulletin)

Cranbrook, Kimberley organizations benefit from Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program

Over $1 million in projects have been approved by CBT and RDEK

Shealo Blackwell, Senior Outreach Coordinator at the Kootenay Trout Hatchery, is pictured teaching children how to cast with a spinning rod at Wasa Lake. The Kootenay Trout Hatchery’s outreach program is one of many recipients of funding through the Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program for 2020. (Corey Bullock/Kimberley Bulletin)
RCMP seized drugs and weapons in Cranbrook at the beginning of June. (File Photo)

Cranbrook RCMP seize drugs, cash after lengthy investigation

Four people have been taken into police custody, facing potential charges

RCMP seized drugs and weapons in Cranbrook at the beginning of June. (File Photo)
The 2020 Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo race has been postponed until September 2021. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo cancelled for 2020

The event has been postponed to September 2021 due to COVID-19

The 2020 Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo race has been postponed until September 2021. (Cranbrook Townsman file)
The dahlias in my garden are one of the only things that I purchased already started. Everything else was started from seed either indoors or sown directly into the ground. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: my garden is my happy place

My garden is my happy place. It’s a place I go to…

The dahlias in my garden are one of the only things that I purchased already started. Everything else was started from seed either indoors or sown directly into the ground. (Corey Bullock file)
Left: Isaac Birdstone, Historian at St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino. Right: Graeme Douglas, Facilities Manager at St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino. St. Eugene is celebrating 20 years of golf this year. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino celebrates 20 years of golf

A dream of reconciliation resulting in a championship course owned by the Ktunaxa communities

Left: Isaac Birdstone, Historian at St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino. Right: Graeme Douglas, Facilities Manager at St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino. St. Eugene is celebrating 20 years of golf this year. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward in response to ongoing COVID-related developments. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Columbia Basin Trust expands programming to support businesses

The revised programs will help local businesses to reopen and modify operations

Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward in response to ongoing COVID-related developments. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
Photographer Damien Vincent (left) is pictured donating a cheque for $5,125 to Deanna Kemperman (middle) and Gerry Oviatt (right) of the Cranbrook Food Bank. The funds raised were donations from the community through Vincent’s Front Porch Project. The Dollar Tree in Cranbrook also donated three baskets full of food. (Cranbrook Food Bank/Facebook file)

Local photographer raises over $5,000 for Cranbrook Food Bank

Damien Vincent raised the money through his version of the Front Porch Family Photo project

Photographer Damien Vincent (left) is pictured donating a cheque for $5,125 to Deanna Kemperman (middle) and Gerry Oviatt (right) of the Cranbrook Food Bank. The funds raised were donations from the community through Vincent’s Front Porch Project. The Dollar Tree in Cranbrook also donated three baskets full of food. (Cranbrook Food Bank/Facebook file)
Heavy rain from the storm Saturday night and Sunday morning caused flooding on the Wildhorse River, and elsewhere through southeast. Pictured here in a photo by Rick Nowell, a torrent of chocolate brown water is thundering through the narrow channel. This wide-angle photo shows the Wildhorse Bridge, just half a kilometre from Fort Steele, as water spills out out over the floodplain, cutting new channels towards the Kootenay River. Rick Nowell photo

RDEK urges residents to be prepared for emergencies including flooding, wildfire

The East Kootenay region has been placed on a high streamflow advisory

Heavy rain from the storm Saturday night and Sunday morning caused flooding on the Wildhorse River, and elsewhere through southeast. Pictured here in a photo by Rick Nowell, a torrent of chocolate brown water is thundering through the narrow channel. This wide-angle photo shows the Wildhorse Bridge, just half a kilometre from Fort Steele, as water spills out out over the floodplain, cutting new channels towards the Kootenay River. Rick Nowell photo
Van Horne Towing in Cranbrook recently donated this jeep to Ekklesia Millenium Society to help them with their food deliveries. The society fed 36,000 people in 2019. (Submitted file)

Cranbrook businesses come together to donate vehicle to Ekklesia Millennium Society

The Jeep will help the society to deliver meals to those in need throughout the community

Van Horne Towing in Cranbrook recently donated this jeep to Ekklesia Millenium Society to help them with their food deliveries. The society fed 36,000 people in 2019. (Submitted file)
Jessica Kazemi, Manager of the Cranbrook Farmer’s Market, is pictured at the entrance to the market on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Saturday marked the first market of the year in Cranbrook. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

WATCH: Cranbrook Farmer’s Market kicks off 2020 season

The first market of the year took place on Saturday, May 30.

Jessica Kazemi, Manager of the Cranbrook Farmer’s Market, is pictured at the entrance to the market on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Saturday marked the first market of the year in Cranbrook. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
Steeples Vet Clinic is warning the public about a suspected dog poisoning in the gold creek area, pictured. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

UPDATE: Cranbrook vet, RCMP cautioning public about suspected dog poisonings

RCMP are unsure whether the substance is man-made or natural

Steeples Vet Clinic is warning the public about a suspected dog poisoning in the gold creek area, pictured. (Cranbrook Townsman file)
The City of Cranbrook is now offering a $50 rebate for successful applicants to the rain barrel program. (City of Cranbrook file)

City of Cranbrook starts rain barrel rebate program

100 people will be eligible for a $50 rebate for installing a rain barrel in their yard

The City of Cranbrook is now offering a $50 rebate for successful applicants to the rain barrel program. (City of Cranbrook file)
Cranbrook City Hall. File photo.

Cranbrook 2020 property tax notices in the mail

Taxes are due on Thursday, July 2, 2020

Cranbrook City Hall. File photo.
Every week since working from home I’ve been having a picnic in the garden on Wednesday nights. I hope to carry on this tradition well after the pandemic. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: lessons learned while working from home

It’s important to slow down, be kind to one another, and enjoy the little moments in life

Every week since working from home I’ve been having a picnic in the garden on Wednesday nights. I hope to carry on this tradition well after the pandemic. (Corey Bullock file)
Todd Weselake and Brent Bidston are two pilots with Angel Flight East Kootenay, a charity organization that has resumed their operations . Photo Submitted

Angel Flight takes to the skies once more

Angel Flight East Kootenay is once again offering free flights to Kelowna for medical appointments

Todd Weselake and Brent Bidston are two pilots with Angel Flight East Kootenay, a charity organization that has resumed their operations . Photo Submitted
Heather Fenner is the Nurse Manager for the Ktunaxa Nation. She has been on the front lines of the pandemic since it began. (Submitted file)

Hometown heroes: Ktunaxa Nurse Manager Heather Fenner

With various sectors of the economy continuing to open their doors to…

Heather Fenner is the Nurse Manager for the Ktunaxa Nation. She has been on the front lines of the pandemic since it began. (Submitted file)