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A nalaxone kit. (Black Press Media)

BC Coroners Service reports 169 deaths due to toxic drugs in August

A toxic drug supply killed 169 people in British Columbia over the…

A nalaxone kit. (Black Press Media)
Chris Johns is running for another term as school trustee for the School District 5 board of education. Photo courtesy Chris Johns.

Chris Johns running for another trustee term with SD5 board of education

Chris Johns is running for re-election as trustee for the Southeast Kootenay…

Chris Johns is running for another term as school trustee for the School District 5 board of education. Photo courtesy Chris Johns.
Stan Chung is running for a trustee position on the Southeast Kootenay (SD5) Board of Education. Photo courtesy Stan Chung.

Stan Chung running as trustee for SD5 board of education

Stan Chung is running for a trustee position on the Southeast Kootenay…

Stan Chung is running for a trustee position on the Southeast Kootenay (SD5) Board of Education. Photo courtesy Stan Chung.
Cranbrook mayoral candidate Wayne Price speaks while incumbent mayor Lee Pratt looks on during a forum hosted by the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook mayoral candidates field questions at business forum

Housing affordability, fiscal responsibility at city hall, inflationary challenges and policies to…

Cranbrook mayoral candidate Wayne Price speaks while incumbent mayor Lee Pratt looks on during a forum hosted by the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Trevor Crawley photo.
Last year, Ktunaxa Nation citizens and non-Indigenous community members marked the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with a poignant ceremony at the St. Eugene. Trevor Crawley photo.

?aq’am Community to mark National Day for Truth and Reconcilitaion

The ?aq’am Community will be holding a number of events to mark…

Last year, Ktunaxa Nation citizens and non-Indigenous community members marked the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with a poignant ceremony at the St. Eugene. Trevor Crawley photo.
Cranbrook City Hall. Townsman file photo.

City recognized for work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The City of Cranbrook has been recognized for efforts to reduce greenhouse…

Cranbrook City Hall. Townsman file photo.
Shadow Mountain residents and property owners can have their say if they don’t support a proposal to connect into the municipal sewer system. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.

Shadow Mountain residents to have say on municipal sewer service proposal

Residents out at Shadow Mountain will have the chance to have their…

Shadow Mountain residents and property owners can have their say if they don’t support a proposal to connect into the municipal sewer system. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.
Cranbrook city hall. Trevor Crawley photo.

Local governance faces challenges responding to housing, social issues

City says province has jurisdiction on providing housing, social services supports

Cranbrook city hall. Trevor Crawley photo.
Ron Popoff is running for another term on Cranbrook city council.

Popoff seeking another term on Cranbrook city council

Incumbent city councillor Ron Popoff is running for a third term in…

Ron Popoff is running for another term on Cranbrook city council.
Local stakeholders involved with the Accelerate Kootenays initiative gathered at the Canadian Rockies International Airport for an announcement on the expansion of the EV network in the Kootenays. Trevor Crawley photo.

EV charging stations coming to the Cranbrook airport

New charging stations are part of expanded EV network being developed across the Kootenays

Local stakeholders involved with the Accelerate Kootenays initiative gathered at the Canadian Rockies International Airport for an announcement on the expansion of the EV network in the Kootenays. Trevor Crawley photo.
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 lay a wreath at the Cenotaph as a tribute to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and her military service. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook Legion marks Queen Elizabeth’s death, honours military service

A poignant service at Rotary Park on Monday marked the passing of…

Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 lay a wreath at the Cenotaph as a tribute to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and her military service. Trevor Crawley photo.
Cranbrook city hall. Townsman file photo.

Election 2022: A guide to candidates running for mayor, city council in Cranbrook

As the local government election looms on Oct. 15, here is a…

Cranbrook city hall. Townsman file photo.
Incumbent Cranbrook mayor Lee Pratt seeks third term in upcoming local government election. Photo courtesy Lee Pratt.

Incumbent Cranbrook mayor Lee Pratt seeks third term

After serving eight years in the mayoral seat, incumbent Cranbrook mayor Lee…

Incumbent Cranbrook mayor Lee Pratt seeks third term in upcoming local government election. Photo courtesy Lee Pratt.
Wayne Price is running for mayor of Cranbrook in the upcoming local government election. Photo courtesy Wayne Price.

Wayne Price running for mayor of Cranbrook

After serving four years on Cranbrook city council, Wayne Price is entering…

Wayne Price is running for mayor of Cranbrook in the upcoming local government election. Photo courtesy Wayne Price.
Cranbrook City Hall. File photo.

City to close offices, facilities on Sept. 19 to mark death of Queen Elizabeth II

The City of Cranbrook is closing offices and facilities on Monday, Sept.…

Cranbrook City Hall. File photo.
Mike Peabody is running for another term on Cranbrook city council. Photo courtesy Mike Peabody.

Peabody running for another term on Cranbrook city council

Peabody one of seven candidates vying for six seats in the upcoming local government election

Mike Peabody is running for another term on Cranbrook city council. Photo courtesy Mike Peabody.
Mount Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook.

Three SD5 trustees acclaimed, six candidates running in Cranbrook

Four candidates in Sparwood running for one trustee seat as local government election looms

Mount Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook.
A candlelight vigil in Rotary Park in Cranbrook, in support of Ukraine and the Ukrainian people during this time of war. Photos courtesy Tamara Cartwright

Dinner fundraiser to support Shelter for Ukrainians Society

The Shelter for Ukrainians Society, in partnership with the Colombo Lodge, is…

A candlelight vigil in Rotary Park in Cranbrook, in support of Ukraine and the Ukrainian people during this time of war. Photos courtesy Tamara Cartwright
Rob Gay (left) and Susan Clovechok (right) were both acclaimed as the only candidate in Electoral Area C and Electoral Area F, respectively, for the Regional District of East Kootenay. Both served as chair and vice chair of the RDEK for 2022. (Contributed by RDEK).

RDEK board chair Rob Gay acclaimed for another term

Gay, Doehle, Clovechok all acclaimed for another four-year term on the RDEK board of directors

Rob Gay (left) and Susan Clovechok (right) were both acclaimed as the only candidate in Electoral Area C and Electoral Area F, respectively, for the Regional District of East Kootenay. Both served as chair and vice chair of the RDEK for 2022. (Contributed by RDEK).
”Bud’s Bench” was unveiled on Saturday, Sept. 10, outside the Studio Stage Door in downtown Cranbrook. The bench was created as a tribute to Bud Abbott, honouring his legacy and impact of community volunteerism. His daughters, Louise Abbott and Becky Walters, are pictured above on the bench after the big reveal. Trevor Crawley photo.

‘Bud’s Bench’ marks legacy of beloved community volunteer

A memorial bench in honour of Bud Abbott, a pillar of the…

”Bud’s Bench” was unveiled on Saturday, Sept. 10, outside the Studio Stage Door in downtown Cranbrook. The bench was created as a tribute to Bud Abbott, honouring his legacy and impact of community volunteerism. His daughters, Louise Abbott and Becky Walters, are pictured above on the bench after the big reveal. Trevor Crawley photo.