Sally Macdonald

Like the fabled library in Alexandria

There are places I remember

The demise of a childhood library prompts memories of the acquisition of knowledge.

Like the fabled library in Alexandria
Devin Kazakoff

Two charged in trap tampering not present for first appearance

Two men charged for tampering with deer traps in Kimberley earlier this year had brief court appearances in Cranbrook on Tuesday, May 20.

Devin Kazakoff

Search and Rescue opens its doors

Cranbrook’s volunteer emergency responders will hold an open house this Saturday

The Armond Theatre in Cranbrook is recognizable for the vintage Pepsi ad that faces Baker Street.

Armond resurrection proceeding apace

Plans are underway to resurrect Cranbrook’s historic movie house since it was purchased by a new owner last July

The Armond Theatre in Cranbrook is recognizable for the vintage Pepsi ad that faces Baker Street.
RDEK Area B director Heath Slee is pictured at a popular Koocanusa camping spot beside the reservoir on Monday

‘Wreck-reation’ leaves appalling mess at Koocanusa

Long weekend campers leave behind trash, toilet paper, abandoned camping gear on East Kootenay Crown land.

RDEK Area B director Heath Slee is pictured at a popular Koocanusa camping spot beside the reservoir on Monday
Officials celebrate the start of construction at East Kootenay Regional Hospital of a new Intensive Care Unit

Hospital project breaks ground

A celebration at East Kootenay Regional Hospital marks the beginning of construction for Cranbrook’s new Intensive Care Unit

Officials celebrate the start of construction at East Kootenay Regional Hospital of a new Intensive Care Unit

Enjoy the long weekend but follow the rules

B.C. government issues a reminder on how to share the great outdoors this summer

New Kootenay degree aims to encourage rural doctors

Selkirk College will launch a three-year pre-med program that aims to ease the doctor shortage in rural communities such as Cranbrook

Cranbrook judge appointed to electoral boundary review

British Columbia constituency review to take 18 months

Pothole art — the genre that's sweeping the world.

Pothole art the next big craze

In Scranton, Pennsylvania, potholes unite residents in their frustration, and creativity.

Pothole art — the genre that's sweeping the world.
The Kootenay jobless rate was among the highest in B.C. in April.

Unemployment rate on the rise

Job rate snapshot shows Kootenay region in a slump

The Kootenay jobless rate was among the highest in B.C. in April.
Pick up a copy of the new B.C. hunting regulations at Service BC or licence vendors.

New hunting rules out now

The 2014-2016 Hunting and Trapping Regulations come into effect July 1

Pick up a copy of the new B.C. hunting regulations at Service BC or licence vendors.
Manoj Kaushal is putting his lustrous locks on the line for Team BDO Cranbrook.

Getting ready for the cancer cause

Local teams are busy fundraising for the 2014 Cranbrook and Kimberley Relay for Life

Manoj Kaushal is putting his lustrous locks on the line for Team BDO Cranbrook.

Ktunaxa to appeal Jumbo decision

The First Nation says Supreme Court does not respect sacred relationship with Qat’muk

Board asks hospital for privacy screen

Hospital district would like Interior Health to provide a cover between the walkway from EK Regional Hospital and the Mobile MRI trailer

Cranbrook’s Sims family is facing tough times as mom Brandy prepares for surgery on her spinal cord this month.

Young mom faces spinal surgery

Brandy Sims, a stay at home mom of three kids, requires surgery for a rare brain condition that will take months to recover from.

Cranbrook’s Sims family is facing tough times as mom Brandy prepares for surgery on her spinal cord this month.
Rivka Golani

KCT hosting Chamber Music Festival

Once school lets out, the theatre usually takes a two-month hiatus. However, this year there will be events at the Key in July and August.

Rivka Golani
East Kootenay Midwives are celebrating their 10th anniversary of delivering babies in Cranbrook and Kimberley on May 5. Pictured

Midwives mark 10 years in Cranbrook

Celebrate the anniversary with East Kootenay Midwives May 5

East Kootenay Midwives are celebrating their 10th anniversary of delivering babies in Cranbrook and Kimberley on May 5. Pictured

Help plan produce garden

Residents are invited to a planning session on Wednesday for Cranbrook’s public produce garden

Problem traffic light gets technological makeover

‘Demons will be banished’ from light at Victoria Avenue and 2nd Street South with new cameras