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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.
A map showing the reduced area restriction in the vicinity of the Bill Nye Mountain wildfire. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service.

Area restriction near Bill Nye Mountain wildfire reduced

The area restriction around the Bill Nye Mountain fire has been reduced,…

A map showing the reduced area restriction in the vicinity of the Bill Nye Mountain wildfire. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service.
Sophie Pierre, former Chief of  ?aq'am, Commissioner for the British Colmbia Treaty Comission from 2009 to 2015 and recipient of the Order of Canada, came to Kimberley to speak to the Rotary Club on Wednesday, Aug. 4.

Kimberley Rotary Club hosts conversation with Sophie Pierre

Former Commissioner of BC Treaty Commission discusses Indigenous history, current issues

Sophie Pierre, former Chief of  ?aq'am, Commissioner for the British Colmbia Treaty Comission from 2009 to 2015 and recipient of the Order of Canada, came to Kimberley to speak to the Rotary Club on Wednesday, Aug. 4.
Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain

Kootenay man describes what motivates someone to run 108 km in one shot

Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.
Golfer captures two bears playing in the middle of the fairway at Kimberley’s Trickle Creek Golf Resort.

WATCH: Golfers and bears alike enjoying the links at Kimberley’s Trickle Creek

Always nice to get some mid-round entertainment

Golfer captures two bears playing in the middle of the fairway at Kimberley’s Trickle Creek Golf Resort.
A much loved and enjoyed event by both competitors and spectators alike, longboarders from around Canada flocked to Kimberley to compete in the 20th-annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race. Paul Rodgers photos.

GALLERY: The 20th-annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race

The race takes place in Kimberley on JulyFest weekend every year

A much loved and enjoyed event by both competitors and spectators alike, longboarders from around Canada flocked to Kimberley to compete in the 20th-annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race. Paul Rodgers photos.
Podium finishers in the MPO division of the 2019 Kootenay Up and Down. Paul Rodgers photo.

Registration opens and players flood in for Kootenay Up and Down disc golf tournament

80 players out of a max 144 registered in less than 24 hours

Podium finishers in the MPO division of the 2019 Kootenay Up and Down. Paul Rodgers photo.
Smoke seen from behind Kimberley Alpine Resort most likely emanating from Akokli, Redding Creek fires, which have seen some growth in the past 24 hours, according to the BC Wildfire Service. Paul Rodgers photo.

Smoke seen rising from behind Kimberley ski hill most likely from Akokli Creek fire

Smoke seen rising from behind Kimberley Alpine Resort on Thursday, Jul. 15…

Smoke seen from behind Kimberley Alpine Resort most likely emanating from Akokli, Redding Creek fires, which have seen some growth in the past 24 hours, according to the BC Wildfire Service. Paul Rodgers photo.
A grizzly bear has been reported to be getting into and destroying people's livestock in this area. Photo courtesy of WildSafeBC.

Reports of grizzly bear destroying livestock outside of Cranbrook: WildSafeBC

Electric fence cost-sharing program a potential option for Columbia Basin residents

A grizzly bear has been reported to be getting into and destroying people's livestock in this area. Photo courtesy of WildSafeBC.
The Symphony of the Kootenays held two concerts dubbed Reconnections in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Photos courtesy of Lyle Grisedale.

Symphony of the Kootenays presents: Reconnections

Intimate concerts held at Kimberley Alpine Resort and Moir Park

The Symphony of the Kootenays held two concerts dubbed Reconnections in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Photos courtesy of Lyle Grisedale.
Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer throws his approach at the doubles round on the Friday before the Deeborne Gutshot tournament he’d go on to win. Paul Rodgers photo.

The Deerborne Gutshot: Sold out Elkford disc golf tournament a huge success

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer takes down the win against a field of 72

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer throws his approach at the doubles round on the Friday before the Deeborne Gutshot tournament he’d go on to win. Paul Rodgers photo.