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WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook releases their year end report outlining all the wildlife reports made throughout the year. Paul Rodgers file.

WildSafeBC releases year end report for Cranbrook, Kimberley

Another active year has nearly drawn to a close for the WildSafeBC…

WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook releases their year end report outlining all the wildlife reports made throughout the year. Paul Rodgers file.
The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between The ʔaq̓am Community and Purcell Colegiate Incorporated. (Front row (L-R) Joe Pierre, ʔaq’am Community Chief; Duncan MacLeod, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated CEO/Head of School. (Back row (L-R) Arthur Luk, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated Corporate Director; Jaret Thompson, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated Corporate Board Chair; Julie Birdstone, ʔaq’am Community Councillor; Jason Andrew, ʔaq’am Community Councillor).

ʔaq̓am Community and Purcell Colegiate Incorporated sign Memorandum of Understanding

Document articulates partnership between two parties in development of International School

The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between The ʔaq̓am Community and Purcell Colegiate Incorporated. (Front row (L-R) Joe Pierre, ʔaq’am Community Chief; Duncan MacLeod, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated CEO/Head of School. (Back row (L-R) Arthur Luk, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated Corporate Director; Jaret Thompson, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated Corporate Board Chair; Julie Birdstone, ʔaq’am Community Councillor; Jason Andrew, ʔaq’am Community Councillor).
Elk will be gathering near the highway between Marysville and Cranbrook over the month of October, says WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook. Brittany Pukas photo.

Watch for elk around highway between Cranbrook and Marysville this month

WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook says a herd of elk will be gathering near Highway…

Elk will be gathering near the highway between Marysville and Cranbrook over the month of October, says WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook. Brittany Pukas photo.
Myotis lucifugus, Little Brown Myotis: the Little Brown Myotis is common and widespread across BC but endangered in Canada, and to expected to decline in BC due to WNS. Photo: M Schirmacher, Bat Conservation International

Bat Week: learn how the animals can help us and how we can help them

Spread of white-nose syndrome a concern to BC Community Bat Program

Myotis lucifugus, Little Brown Myotis: the Little Brown Myotis is common and widespread across BC but endangered in Canada, and to expected to decline in BC due to WNS. Photo: M Schirmacher, Bat Conservation International
Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer added yet another win to his already astounding season of disc golf, coming out ahead of the Men’s Pro Open division by 12 strokes after three rounds at the Kootenay Up and Down tournament, held in Cranbrook Sept. 25-26. Brian Clarkson photo.

Kootenay Up and Down exemplifies explosive growth of disc golf

Cranbrook’s Hanemayer with another dominant win in pro division

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer added yet another win to his already astounding season of disc golf, coming out ahead of the Men’s Pro Open division by 12 strokes after three rounds at the Kootenay Up and Down tournament, held in Cranbrook Sept. 25-26. Brian Clarkson photo.
Controlled burns are planned at the Wasa Transfer Station and the Kimberley Nature Park. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Fire Department.

Controlled burns scheduled for Wasa Transfer Station, Kimberley Nature Park

Controlled burns are planned for the Wasa Transfer Station and the Kimberley…

Controlled burns are planned at the Wasa Transfer Station and the Kimberley Nature Park. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Fire Department.
Several Peachland residents gathered to take a stand against clearcut logging to protect the community’s watershed. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

Wildsight hosts webinar highlighting logging’s impact on climate change risk

Gov’s Strategic Climate Risk Assessment lacks impact of logging industry: expert

Several Peachland residents gathered to take a stand against clearcut logging to protect the community’s watershed. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
Casey Hanemayer teeing off at Falcons Flight on his way to one of his many podium finishes so far this season. His recent third-place finish at the Foxwood Open in Ontario has secured him a spot at the United States Disc Golf Championship in Rock Hill, S.C. in October. Photo courtesy of Andre Lodder - Parked Pro.

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer qualifies for United States Disc Golf Championship

Cranbrook’s professional disc golfer Casey Hanemayer has qualified for a spot at…

Casey Hanemayer teeing off at Falcons Flight on his way to one of his many podium finishes so far this season. His recent third-place finish at the Foxwood Open in Ontario has secured him a spot at the United States Disc Golf Championship in Rock Hill, S.C. in October. Photo courtesy of Andre Lodder - Parked Pro.
July 21 2021 Using a water level tape to collect manual water level measurements in Cranbrook. Photo submitted by LLC.

Water stewardship group: groundwater levels lower this year in Columbia Basin

Living Lakes Canada observes groundwater has decreased since last summer

July 21 2021 Using a water level tape to collect manual water level measurements in Cranbrook. Photo submitted by LLC.
A new $1.5-million Climate Resilience Program from the Trust will support large-scale, multi-year initiatives led by local governments, First Nations or non-profits in the Basin. Photo courtesy of CBT.

CBT’s new $1.5 million grant program supports climate resilience initiatives

Grant seeks to aid large-scale, multi-year initiatives

A new $1.5-million Climate Resilience Program from the Trust will support large-scale, multi-year initiatives led by local governments, First Nations or non-profits in the Basin. Photo courtesy of CBT.
Two Cranbrook disc golfers and old friends Ben Loggains (left) and Casey Hanemayer (right) took first and second place, respectively, by a margin of only one stroke at Falcons Flight, one of the largest disc golf tournaments in Canadian history held in Sundre, Alta. from Sept. 4-6. Photo courtesy of Andre Lodder - Parked Pro.

Cranbrook’s Loggains and Hanemayer take first, second at Alberta disc golf tournament

Old friends battle it out down the stretch with Loggains winning by one stroke

Two Cranbrook disc golfers and old friends Ben Loggains (left) and Casey Hanemayer (right) took first and second place, respectively, by a margin of only one stroke at Falcons Flight, one of the largest disc golf tournaments in Canadian history held in Sundre, Alta. from Sept. 4-6. Photo courtesy of Andre Lodder - Parked Pro.
According to data from Environment Canada's Cranbrook station, summer 2021 was the hottest on records going back to 1901. Gord McLean photo.

Warmest summer on record for Cranbrook

Summer temperatures 2.6 degrees above average

According to data from Environment Canada's Cranbrook station, summer 2021 was the hottest on records going back to 1901. Gord McLean photo.
The principal of Kimberley’s new French school, Elena Lamarre. Photo submitted.

Kimberley’s new French school set for first day of class on Sept. 7

Kimberley’s new French school has its first week of class on Tuesday,…

The principal of Kimberley’s new French school, Elena Lamarre. Photo submitted.
A map indicating where bears have been recently reported in the Kimberley-Cranbrook area.

WildSafeBC: Reports of grizzly and black bears on the rise in Kimberley, Cranbrook

WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook says that after a slow August, bear activity is up,…

A map indicating where bears have been recently reported in the Kimberley-Cranbrook area.
Canadian politician and punk rock trailblazer Joe Keithley and his band D.O.A. are hitting the road to commemorate the 40th anniversary of their classic album “Hardcore ‘81” and play it in its entirety. Colin Smith photo.

Joe Keithley on four decades of D.O.A. and making political punk in 2021

It’s been 40 years since his band D.O.A. put out their album…

Canadian politician and punk rock trailblazer Joe Keithley and his band D.O.A. are hitting the road to commemorate the 40th anniversary of their classic album “Hardcore ‘81” and play it in its entirety. Colin Smith photo.
Cranbrook RCMP are searching for two individuals who fled police responding to an early morning call of bottle thefts on Wednesday (Aug. 25).

Suspects remain at large after abandoning stolen vehicle, fleeing on foot in Cranbrook

RCMP successfully deploy spike belt at Fort Steele interchange

Cranbrook RCMP are searching for two individuals who fled police responding to an early morning call of bottle thefts on Wednesday (Aug. 25).
Kimberley’s James Miles (#67) coming hot out of the gates at the Black Spur Ultra race in Kimberley at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21. Miles would finish the 108-kilometre track 12 hours and 50 minutes later, battling through the rain and claiming a third-place finish in the 108K solo category. Paul Rodgers photo.

Two Kimberley locals take podium finishes at Black Spur Ultra race

Another Black Spur Ultra marathon race has come and gone in Kimberley,…

Kimberley’s James Miles (#67) coming hot out of the gates at the Black Spur Ultra race in Kimberley at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21. Miles would finish the 108-kilometre track 12 hours and 50 minutes later, battling through the rain and claiming a third-place finish in the 108K solo category. Paul Rodgers photo.
The 2021 Black Spur Ultra race at Kimberley Alpine Resort on Saturday, Aug. 21. Paul Rodgers photos.

WATCH: The 2021 Black Spur Ultra race gets underway at Kimberley Alpine Resort

Organizers quickly implement further safety measures after latest health announcement

The 2021 Black Spur Ultra race at Kimberley Alpine Resort on Saturday, Aug. 21. Paul Rodgers photos.
Area restriction for Plumbob Mountain wildfire rescinded. BC Wildfire Service File.

Area restriction rescinded for Plumbob Mountain wildfire

Thanks to the recent rain and cooler weather, the BC Wildfire Service…

Area restriction for Plumbob Mountain wildfire rescinded. BC Wildfire Service File.
Brent Bidston, who founded non-profit med-evac service Angel Flight East Kootenay in 2019. Black Press file.

Save-On-Foods set for third-annual fundraiser for Angel Flight East Kootenay

Volunteer-run service flies patients from EK to treatment in Kelowna

Brent Bidston, who founded non-profit med-evac service Angel Flight East Kootenay in 2019. Black Press file.