Sally Macdonald

Third hottest July on record

It felt like a scorcher because it was a scorcher, according to Environment Canada statistics for Cranbrook and Kimberley

Smoke settles over region

Though existing wildfires continue to grow around Cranbrook and Kimberley, there have been no new fires since the weekend

Motorcyclist killed in KNP crash

A Calgary motorcycle rider died in a crash in Kootenay National Park over the weekend.

Season of wildfire

No communities are threatened, but there are more than a dozen wildfires burning in the East Kootenay’s central region

Trustees commit to schools opening on Sept. 2

BC school trustees are urging government, teachers to work together so school can start on schedule next month

Hospital project taking shape

Footings complete, work well underway on base walls for new ICU

Local pastor pens book

A Cranbrook pastor has just released his second book, "Making the Connection: Discovering Who God Really Is".

Whatever tickles your fancy

What could be better to do on a hot August day than chase an 11-pound wheel of cheese down a hill?

Tinderbox East Kootenay

Hot, dry weather leads to numerous forest fires around Cranbrook, Kimberley

The grim reality of Cranbrook’s doctor shortage

Patients such as Richard Borho are unable to find a family physician in Cranbrook, despite needing a liver and kidney transplant

Fire closes access to Whiteswan park

Whitetail Brook fire has grown to 400 hectares since Sunday; lightning has sparked another six small fires in the Whiteswan area

The cultures of Cranbrook

Learn about different nationalities of residents of Cranbrook at the first ever Cranbrook Multicultural Festival on August 16

Storm damages Moyie trailers, knocks out power

It was barely half as strong as the July 2012 windstorm, but Wednesday’s thunderstorm caused plenty of damage around the region

Chaos in grocery store parking lot

Confused driver drives into business, smashes parked cars at Cranbrook Save-On.

The dog days of summer

A Cranbrook vet provides tips on ensuring your pet stays safe on the hottest days

Koocanusa to peak in early August

Reservoir will be around 2,454 feet throughout August, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Rainy interlude

Thunderstorms, heavy rain in the forecast for Cranbrook and Kimberley this week

Cranbrook shows its generous spirit

Local Home Depot customers top in Canada during June fundraising drive for Street Angel

A Bug’s Life: The end of the line for the little bugs that could

In the conclusion of a three-part series on how Cranbrook turns sewage into water, we learn how the bugs in our wastewater change

Funky and fresh at twin boutiques

Popular Fernie fashion store Freyja has opened in Cranbrook, sharing a space with the newly relocated Muriel and Jane’s General Store