Trevor Crawley

COVID-19 exposure identified in Fort St. James. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 outbreak at Joseph Creek Village is over: Interior Health

A COVID-19 outbreak at Joseph Creek Village in Cranbrook has been declared…

COVID-19 exposure identified in Fort St. James. (Image courtesy CDC)
Seven Save-On-Foods locations in the Kootenays raised $21,279 for Angel Flight East Kootenay, a volunteer medical transport service that takes regional patients to Kelowna. Pictured, left to right: Brent Bidston, Ted Murrell, Todd Weselake, Jon Stammers, Peter Burke and Dr. Shayne Soetaert.

Kootenay Save-On-Foods stores raise $21,279 for Angel Flight East Kootenay

Volunteer medical transport service flies patients from Kootenays to Kelowna for medical appointments

Seven Save-On-Foods locations in the Kootenays raised $21,279 for Angel Flight East Kootenay, a volunteer medical transport service that takes regional patients to Kelowna. Pictured, left to right: Brent Bidston, Ted Murrell, Todd Weselake, Jon Stammers, Peter Burke and Dr. Shayne Soetaert.
BC CDC LHA data for Oct. 3-9. Photo courtesy BC CDC.

COVID-19 cases drop slightly, remain high in Cranbrook

COVID-19 cases remain high in Cranbrook, falling slightly down to 77 in…

BC CDC LHA data for Oct. 3-9. Photo courtesy BC CDC.
Mount Baker Secondary School welcomes students back for 2021/22 this week. Barry Coulter photo

SD5 board holding off on COVID-19 vaccine mandate decision

No template has been made available to help guide trustee decision-making, says board chair

Mount Baker Secondary School welcomes students back for 2021/22 this week. Barry Coulter photo
ʔaq̓am and Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi’I communities are receiving grant funding from the First Nations Well Being Fund. File photo.

Grant funding awarded to local First Nation communities

Two local First Nation bands are receiving just under $100,000 in funding…

ʔaq̓am and Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi’I communities are receiving grant funding from the First Nations Well Being Fund. File photo.
One proposal is for 1716 - 4th Street North, a 71-unit, six-storey apartment building on a 1.5-acre vacant lot behind the Save-On-Foods shopping complex.

Two proposed apartment developments move to public hearing

A pair of proposed apartment buildings are heading to public hearings, following…

One proposal is for 1716 - 4th Street North, a 71-unit, six-storey apartment building on a 1.5-acre vacant lot behind the Save-On-Foods shopping complex.
Fernie SAR assisted an injured mountain biker on Monday. (Photo Submitted)

Two missing women found safe and well in Bull River area: Fernie SAR

Two missing women were found safe and well out in the Bull…

Fernie SAR assisted an injured mountain biker on Monday. (Photo Submitted)
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Interior Health officials update RDEK board on regional operations, pandemic response

As COVID-19 cases surge in the Cranbrook area, Interior Health officials provided…

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
The BC CDC COVID-19 map for LHA data between Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2021.

Cranbrook hits pandemic high of 90 cases in one reporting week: BC CDC

Cranbrook hit a new pandemic high since localized case data became publicly…

The BC CDC COVID-19 map for LHA data between Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2021.
Police, Search and Rescue working to locate an overdue hunter who may be in the Bull River drainage area. Photo courtesy RCMP.

UPDATE: Hunter reported missing has been found safe and well

Danny Fijila, 35, went out for a hunt Tuesday morning, possibly in the Bull River drainage area, per RCMP

Police, Search and Rescue working to locate an overdue hunter who may be in the Bull River drainage area. Photo courtesy RCMP.
Marie-Philip Poulin splits the Cranbrook Bucks defence during an offensive zone rush during Tuesday's exhibition matchup between the BCHL hosts and the Canadian National Women's Team. Trevor Crawley photo..

Bucks host national women’s team for exhibition tune-up in Cranbrook

While Bucks won 8-3, Canada’s national women’s team continues preparation for Beijing Games

Marie-Philip Poulin splits the Cranbrook Bucks defence during an offensive zone rush during Tuesday's exhibition matchup between the BCHL hosts and the Canadian National Women's Team. Trevor Crawley photo..
The Cranbrook Bucks skated to a 3-1 win over the visiting Wenatchee Wild on Friday, Oct. 1, at Western Financial Place.

Bucks sweep weekend preseason action

Bucks skated to a 3-1 win over the Wild, shut out the Smoke Eates 6-0

The Cranbrook Bucks skated to a 3-1 win over the visiting Wenatchee Wild on Friday, Oct. 1, at Western Financial Place.
B.C.’s top health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has reversed her position on requiring proof of vaccine for indoor entertainment and sports, as the province copes with an unexpected summer surge in COVID-19 transmission. (B.C. government photo)

Mask mandate expanded to cover K-Grade 12 in B.C. schools

Cranbrook teachers’ union representative raises transparency concerns over potential student exposures

B.C.’s top health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has reversed her position on requiring proof of vaccine for indoor entertainment and sports, as the province copes with an unexpected summer surge in COVID-19 transmission. (B.C. government photo)
Cranbrook RCMP investigating suspicious death after deceased male discovered near Rotary Way trail east of Kinsmen Park on Sunday morning (Oct. 3). Trevor Crawley photo.

UPDATE: Cranbrook RCMP rule out foul play in death investigation

Cranbrook RCMP say foul play has been ruled out following the discovery…

Cranbrook RCMP investigating suspicious death after deceased male discovered near Rotary Way trail east of Kinsmen Park on Sunday morning (Oct. 3). Trevor Crawley photo.
An ad from the archives. Photo courtesy Dave Humphrey

It happened this week in Cranbrook

September 26 – October 2: Items compiled from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives by Dave Humphrey

An ad from the archives. Photo courtesy Dave Humphrey
The latest COVID-19 case data for Sept. 19-25, 2021, has been released by the BC CDC.

Cases jump back up in Cranbrook, mostly drop in other Kootenay areas

COVID-19 cases climbed in Cranbrook over the last reporting week, according to…

The latest COVID-19 case data for Sept. 19-25, 2021, has been released by the BC CDC.
Ktunaxa Nation citizens and non-Indigenous community members marked the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with a poignant ceremony at the St. Eugene resort on Thursday. Trevor Crawley photo.

ʔaq̓am, Ktunaxa Nation mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Ktunaxa citizens, non-Indigenous community members, walk to remember and reflect on residential school legacy

Ktunaxa Nation citizens and non-Indigenous community members marked the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with a poignant ceremony at the St. Eugene resort on Thursday. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Mathieu family - Audrey, Sara, Jean and Zav. Photo courtesy Sara Mathieu.

Alberta mother issues vaccination plea as COVID-19 hospitalizations delay son’s surgery

Sara Mathieu, who grew up in Cranbrook, is pleading for people get vacccinated against COVID-19

The Mathieu family - Audrey, Sara, Jean and Zav. Photo courtesy Sara Mathieu.
Leading the Young Africa Works in Kenya program is the most recent international project for College of the Rockies’ Dean of Trades and Technology Jack Moes (far left) and International Projects & Partnerships Manager Kerry Brinkert (2nd from left). Photo courtesy College of the Rockies.

College of the Rockies selected for education project in Kenya

COTR, along with partner institutions, developing program to bolster youth employment

Leading the Young Africa Works in Kenya program is the most recent international project for College of the Rockies’ Dean of Trades and Technology Jack Moes (far left) and International Projects & Partnerships Manager Kerry Brinkert (2nd from left). Photo courtesy College of the Rockies.
Aquatic Centre inside Western Financial Place in Cranbrook. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.

Cranbrook Aquatic Centre to reopen Oct. 3

After a few months of being closed, the Aquatic Centre at Western…

Aquatic Centre inside Western Financial Place in Cranbrook. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.