Sally Macdonald

Volunteers began work on the Cranbrook to Wardner trail on Wednesday

Trail begun to connect Cranbrook and Wardner

Work is underway on the first phase of an extension
of the Trans Canada Trail in the East Kootenay

Volunteers began work on the Cranbrook to Wardner trail on Wednesday
Cranbrook teachers and supporters picketed outside the School District 5 office on Thursday

Weekend deal the last hope for school year

Cranbrook teachers are hoping an agreement with the government can be reached before they begin a full-scale strike on Tuesday, June 17.

Cranbrook teachers and supporters picketed outside the School District 5 office on Thursday
George and Rachel Freitag

Elizabeth Lake Lodge recognized

Cranbrook’s Elizabeth Lake Lodge is ranked ninth in the country for exceptional service

George and Rachel Freitag
Members of the Cranbrook and Kimberley RCMP detachments are Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services marched in formation to the Alliance Church from the Tamarack Centre parking lot to attend the live streaming funeral of three New Brunswick RCMP officers who were slain in the line of duty last week.

RCMP gather to honour the fallen

Local RCMP, firefighters and members of the public watch the funeral services for three New Brunswick officers killed in the line of duty

Members of the Cranbrook and Kimberley RCMP detachments are Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services marched in formation to the Alliance Church from the Tamarack Centre parking lot to attend the live streaming funeral of three New Brunswick RCMP officers who were slain in the line of duty last week.
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East Hill property for sale

$10 million sought for Summit West lands that were the subject of 2009’s boundary expansion referendum in Cranbrook

A map of the 2

Program aims to make maternity ward even safer

The Managing Obstetrical Risk Efficiently program (MORE OB) is a Canadian program that is being rolled out in hospitals across the country.

Teachers and support workers

Teachers prepare for full-scale strike vote

Teachers took to the picket lines in Cranbrook on Thursday, June 5, in the second one-day strike in School District 5.

Teachers and support workers

PACs, trustees speak up on teacher/gov’t fight

Two groups caught in the middle of the battle are speaking out and asking for a negotiated settlement soon.

One-day teacher strike moved to Thursday

Teachers’ job action will close schools in SD5 on Thursday, June 5, ahead of Friday’s Pro-D Day

MasterChef Canada contestant Danielle Cardozo (left) will face off against Top Chef Canada’s Nicole Gomes and Iron Chef Japan’s Michael Noble in Battle Pancake during the Calgary Stampede this July.

When pancakes and bikinis collide

Cranbrook’s Danielle Cardozo will raise money for Special Olympics at a Stampede celebrity cookoff

MasterChef Canada contestant Danielle Cardozo (left) will face off against Top Chef Canada’s Nicole Gomes and Iron Chef Japan’s Michael Noble in Battle Pancake during the Calgary Stampede this July.
Three-year-old Samboya

Local canine reaches tracking dog milestone

Samboya and her handler Waldy Gorka achieved the Tracking Dog Excellent title on May 24

Three-year-old Samboya
Courtesy RCMP

Four years for home invasion

A Cranbrook man who pleaded guilty for his involvement in one home invasion last December was sentenced Wednesday in provincial court

Courtesy RCMP

Canada Day party back and bigger than ever

Connect Church has begun fundraising for Cranbrook’s celebration of the national holiday

Serious downpour on its way

Environment Canada predicts 25 mm of rain Wednesday.

The parents of the monster

Elliot Rodger, Matthew de Grood and Adam Lanza had three things in common: Parents who loved them.

Half of B.C.’s residents recreate outdoors

Study finds hiking the most popular outdoor activity in B.C.; outdoor recreation contributes $3.6 billion to the provincial economy

The elk is considered a species of interest in the Columbia Basin.

Plan aims to protect species of interest

The East Kootenay Koocanusa Fish and Wildlife Program
is seeking input on a draft watershed plan

The elk is considered a species of interest in the Columbia Basin.

Woman walking alone assaulted in Cranbrook

A woman was randomly assaulted in Cranbrook early on Saturday, May 24, RCMP are reporting.

Crews work to restore power and telephone service to about 2

Semi hits pole, knocks out power to half of Cranbrook

A traffic accident on Victoria Avenue on May 22 caused an outage that affected 2,000 properties and closed the busy arterial road

Crews work to restore power and telephone service to about 2

A matter of time

Cranbrook residents are asked to submit an item for a time capsule that will be opened in 2039