Sally Macdonald

Preliminary hearing set for Marysville murder case

Claudia De Assumpcao will be in Cranbrook in November for a dry-run of her provincial court trial

Chamber of Commerce manager Karin Penner walks through Cranbrook during the Rick Hansen Man In Motion 25th anniversary relay in April 2012

Long-time Chamber manager to retire

After more than 30 years, the esteemed Karin Penner is retiring as manager of the Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce manager Karin Penner walks through Cranbrook during the Rick Hansen Man In Motion 25th anniversary relay in April 2012

Jury duty coming for Cranbrook residents

A man accused in a series of home invasions elected a Supreme Court trial by judge and jury.

Ktunaxa applaud court ruling on Aboriginal title

Last week’s decision that found the Tsilhqotin have title throughout their traditional territory could have implications for Ktunaxa

Giant

99 problems but a rat ain’t one

The Cranbrook in the parallel universe is having some rodent issues

Giant
Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes at the Sweetheart pageant

Townsman reporter Sally MacDonald reports on the Sam Steele Days crowning moment from backstage at the Key City Theatre

Behind the scenes

Report cards only for Grades 10, 11 and 12 in SD 6

Report cards will be issued for students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 in School District 6 (Kimberley).

Jacqueline Potter

Cranbrook woman in Miss BC pageant

A young Cranbrook woman will vie for the title of Miss B.C. this weekend in a province-wide pageant.

Jacqueline Potter

Little crime over Sam Steele weekend

This Sam Steele Days was relatively quiet from a police perspective, say local RCMP.

Provincial exams changed for Grades 10 and 11

On the eve of three B.C. exams, students learned that the Ministry of Education was dropping essay questions because of teachers’ strike

Riders take to the highway in the 2012 GearUp4CF Ride. The 2014 ride will pass through Cranbrook on June 27 on its cross-B.C. route.

Cyclists to pass through Cranbrook on charity ride

A cross-province cycle in aid of cystic fibrosis hopes to raise money and awareness of the fatal disease

Riders take to the highway in the 2012 GearUp4CF Ride. The 2014 ride will pass through Cranbrook on June 27 on its cross-B.C. route.

Phone scam affects Cranbrook residents

Calls that seem to come from the City of Cranbrook and offer a tropical vacation are a scam, RCMP says

Cranbrook heralded the reign of two new royalty on Friday

Youth ambassadors win Cranbrook hearts

Hundreds gathered for the Sam Steele Days celebration of the Sweethearts pageant

Cranbrook heralded the reign of two new royalty on Friday
On Thursday

A message to the future

A time capsule destined to be opened in 25 years time was sealed in Cranbrook on Thursday to mark the beginning of Sam Steele Days

On Thursday

Doctor shortage needs community response

About 20% of Cranbrook's residents don't have a family doctor; there are no easy answers, and the solution depends on the whole community

Top: The Sam Steele Youth Ambassador Pageant is set for Friday

Steely hot summer days

It’s on! Cranbrook’s great summer festival, the 50th edition of Sam Steele Days

Top: The Sam Steele Youth Ambassador Pageant is set for Friday

Little princesses invited to Sweethearts tea party

Children are invited to Rotary Park in Cranbrook from noon until 1:30 p.m. to a tea party with the Sweethearts of Sam Steele.

Last June

Rainstorm leads to warning, high river advisory

While the Elk Valley will be the most affected, rivers throughout the East Kootenay are expected to rise over the next two days

Last June

Five family doctors closing down their Cranbrook practices

Physician shortage worsens as 3,000 people will be added to those without a family doctor come July

Nikita Dalke is off to Texas for the finals of “Extreme Huntress.”

Huntress Nikita makes final six

Nikita Dalke is heading to Texas for a head-to-head competition for the title of Extreme Huntress

Nikita Dalke is off to Texas for the finals of “Extreme Huntress.”