Trevor Crawley

Emergency services are responding to an apartment fire at the 1600 block of 1st St. S in Cranbrook on Monday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.

UPDATED: Everyone safe, no injuries reported in apartment fire Monday afternoon

All occupants are safe and no injuries were reported in an apartment…

Emergency services are responding to an apartment fire at the 1600 block of 1st St. S in Cranbrook on Monday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.
A group of local residents is working on applying for a speed restriction on a section of Wasa Lake. Google Streetview screenshot.

Safety advocates pushing for speed limit on section of Wasa Lake

Group looking to apply for 10 km/h limit around North Bay area of Wasa Lake

A group of local residents is working on applying for a speed restriction on a section of Wasa Lake. Google Streetview screenshot.
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Interior Health wrestling with rising capital project cost pressures

A number of capital projects are underway at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
The Cranbrook Bucks have committed Donovan and Julian Frias for the 2022/23 season. Photo courtesy Cranbrook Bucks.

Bucks land commitment of twin brother forwards for next season

The Cranbrook Bucks have announced the commitment of twin brothers Donovan and…

The Cranbrook Bucks have committed Donovan and Julian Frias for the 2022/23 season. Photo courtesy Cranbrook Bucks.
The new Urgent and Primary Care Centre in Cranbrook opens this week. Trevor Crawley photo.

Pregnancy care clinic opens at Cranbrook Urgent and Primary Care Centre

Numerous services available through the new clinic, which is connected to the regional primary care network

The new Urgent and Primary Care Centre in Cranbrook opens this week. Trevor Crawley photo.
Baker St. in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.

Developing a vision for downtown revitalization

Downtown revitalization master plan coming into focus, according to city staff

Baker St. in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.
Cranbrook’s Jaimee Spring has been named to the national U18 selection camp roster, ahead of the IIHF U18 World Championship in June. Townsman file photo.

Cranbrook product named to national women’s U18 selection camp roster

Jaimee Spring will join 40 other skaters vying for a aspot on Team Canada for the World Championship

Cranbrook’s Jaimee Spring has been named to the national U18 selection camp roster, ahead of the IIHF U18 World Championship in June. Townsman file photo.
Cranbrook City Hall. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook, RDEK receive $78,000 for poverty reduction initiatives

Cranbrook and local governments in the Regional District of East Kootenay are…

Cranbrook City Hall. Trevor Crawley photo.
A pipe is getting ready for installation as part of the Wildstone PRV Replacement Project, as part of the City’s overall Capital Works program in 2022. Photo by the City of Cranbrook.

Capital Works projects well underway, says city

4th St. N project ahead of schedule, according to city staff.

A pipe is getting ready for installation as part of the Wildstone PRV Replacement Project, as part of the City’s overall Capital Works program in 2022. Photo by the City of Cranbrook.
Wildfire activity in the Southeast FIre Centre is below average, so far. (BC Wildfire Service/Facebook)

Wildfire activity below average in the Kootenays as season moves into summer

Area around Cranbrook being monitored by BC Wildfire Service, as April precipitation was below normal

Wildfire activity in the Southeast FIre Centre is below average, so far. (BC Wildfire Service/Facebook)
Vernon Vipers forward Kjell Kjemhus (right) tries to poke the puck away from Cranbrook’s Tyson Dyck during the Bucks’ 4-2 BCHL win Saturday, Dec. 4, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Bucks F Tyson Dyck lands 110th overall on final NHL Central Scouting rankings

Dyck tallied 34 goals, 41 assists in rookie BCHL season with the Cranbrook Bucks

Vernon Vipers forward Kjell Kjemhus (right) tries to poke the puck away from Cranbrook’s Tyson Dyck during the Bucks’ 4-2 BCHL win Saturday, Dec. 4, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Firefighters responded to a wildfire in the Baynes Lake area on Tuesday (May 3) evening. Photo courtesy RDEK.

Firefighters contain wildfire near Baynes Lake

Fire crews respond to one-hectare wildfire Tuesday night in Strawberry Hill area near Baynes Lake

Firefighters responded to a wildfire in the Baynes Lake area on Tuesday (May 3) evening. Photo courtesy RDEK.
Under changes proposed by the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission of British Columbia, Revelstoke would be excluded from an updated riding map.

Revelstoke to be excluded in proposed Kootenay-Columbia electoral boundary changes

Kootenay-Columbia boundary would remain largely intact, while a new riding would be formed in the Okanagan

Under changes proposed by the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission of British Columbia, Revelstoke would be excluded from an updated riding map.
The Sam Steele Sweetheart Youth Ambassador program held a banquet and ball to introduce the 2022 Youth Ambassador candidates on Saturday night at the Colomobo Hall. Pictured left to right: Halle French, Belle Alaric, Madeline Gauthier (2020 Princess of Sam Steele), Mia Miles (2020 Sweetheart of Sam Steele), Jaylyn Spyskma, Alyssa Davis, and Jolene Julian-Hirn.

Sam Steele Sweetheart youth ambassador candidates introduced at gala event

Five candidates participating in the 2022 edition of the Sam Steele Sweethearts Youth Ambassador program

The Sam Steele Sweetheart Youth Ambassador program held a banquet and ball to introduce the 2022 Youth Ambassador candidates on Saturday night at the Colomobo Hall. Pictured left to right: Halle French, Belle Alaric, Madeline Gauthier (2020 Princess of Sam Steele), Mia Miles (2020 Sweetheart of Sam Steele), Jaylyn Spyskma, Alyssa Davis, and Jolene Julian-Hirn.
Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)

Public info session being held to update Columbia River Treaty talks

Officials to update the state of negotiations and field any public questions and concerns

Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)
Jeffry Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. File photo

UPDATED: Two men found not guilty of murder in killing of couple outside Cranbrook 10 years ago

Two men charged with murder have been found not guilty in the…

Jeffry Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. File photo
Grand Forks RCMP say they're investigating four suspected cases of drug-impaired driving in the city over the May long weekend. (Stock photo)

Man wanted for Calgary murder arrested in Radium Hot Springs

Columbia Valley RCMP arrested a man in Radium Hot Springs this past…

Grand Forks RCMP say they're investigating four suspected cases of drug-impaired driving in the city over the May long weekend. (Stock photo)
Grand Forks RCMP say they're investigating four suspected cases of drug-impaired driving in the city over the May long weekend. (Stock photo)

Grand Forks CIBC bank robbed, lone suspect remains at large

Police seeking witnesses, information after male suspect made off with a ‘large sum of cash’

Grand Forks RCMP say they're investigating four suspected cases of drug-impaired driving in the city over the May long weekend. (Stock photo)
Contractors, Public Works installing new pump and motor near Confederation Park on Monday.

City updating water infrastructure near Confederation Park

Contractors, Public Works will be on site Monday, April 25, to install a new pump and motor

Contractors, Public Works installing new pump and motor near Confederation Park on Monday.
Tom Renney, CEO for Hockey Canada, announces retirement, will step down effective July 1. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Hockey Canada CEO Tom Renney announces retirement

Prior to serving as Hockey Canada’s top executive, Renney had an extensive coaching career in the NHL

Tom Renney, CEO for Hockey Canada, announces retirement, will step down effective July 1. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)