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.

Larry Tooze captured images of the lightning storm over Marysville on Monday night

Season of wildfire

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

Larry Tooze captured images of the lightning storm over Marysville on Monday night

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

A conceptual view of the proposed new intensive care unit at the Cranbrook Regional Hospital from 24th Avenue North.

Hospital project taking shape

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

A conceptual view of the proposed new intensive care unit at the Cranbrook Regional Hospital from 24th Avenue North.
John Telman

Local pastor pens book

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

John Telman

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?

The Whitetail Brook fire

Tinderbox East Kootenay

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

The Whitetail Brook fire

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

Strong winds during Wednesday’s thunderstorm downed billboards on Cranbrook’s strip.

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

Strong winds during Wednesday’s thunderstorm downed billboards on Cranbrook’s strip.
No one was hurt when a vehicle crashed into DJ's Hair and Tanning in Cranbrook on Thursday

Chaos in grocery store parking lot

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

No one was hurt when a vehicle crashed into DJ's Hair and Tanning in Cranbrook on Thursday
Golden retriever Boulder is feeling the heat as summer reaches its peak; luckily he can often find a stream to cool down in.

The dog days of summer

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

Golden retriever Boulder is feeling the heat as summer reaches its peak; luckily he can often find a stream to cool down in.

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

Home Depot staff presented a cheque for more than $15

Cranbrook shows its generous spirit

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

Home Depot staff presented a cheque for more than $15
The water from these taps was once our waste and is now ready to be used for irrigation.

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

The water from these taps was once our waste and is now ready to be used for irrigation.
Chantel Souliere

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

Chantel Souliere