Trevor Crawley

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Elective surgeries postponed at EKRH following flood

Some elective surgeries at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook have…

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
BC Housing is searching for a location for a permanent year-round shelter in Cranbrook.

BC Housing searching for permanent homeless shelter location

Plans for a permanent year-round homeless shelter in Cranbrook remain in development,…

BC Housing is searching for a location for a permanent year-round shelter in Cranbrook.
The Cranbrook RCMP detachment is experiencing staffing challenges, according to S/Sgt. Barry Graham. Townsman file photo.

Cranbrook RCMP detachment commander sounds alarm over staffing challenges

A request for additional policing resources in Cranbrook has been deferred to…

The Cranbrook RCMP detachment is experiencing staffing challenges, according to S/Sgt. Barry Graham. Townsman file photo.
A provincial wildfire mitigation program will be conducting fuel treatment in the Hidden Valley area starting next week. Map courtesy Regional District of East Kootenay.

Fuel treatment project to get underway south of Cranbrook

Fuel reduction treatments in the Hidden Valley area south of Cranbrook will…

A provincial wildfire mitigation program will be conducting fuel treatment in the Hidden Valley area starting next week. Map courtesy Regional District of East Kootenay.
More childcare spaces are opening in Langley. (Black Press Media files)

Province expands $10-a-day daycare spaces to Cranbrook

A Cranbrook daycare has been added into the province’s $10-a-day ChildCareBC program,…

More childcare spaces are opening in Langley. (Black Press Media files)
The Stars On Ice tour will be performing in Cranbrook on Dec. 18 at Western Financial Place. Photo courtesy Stars On Ice media kit.

More star power added to Stars On Ice tour

Star power is coming to Cranbrook with the Stars on Ice ‘Holiday’…

The Stars On Ice tour will be performing in Cranbrook on Dec. 18 at Western Financial Place. Photo courtesy Stars On Ice media kit.
A toxic drug alert has been issued in Cranbrook for red and orange substances that could pose higher risks of a fatal overdose. Photo courtesy Interior Health.

Alert issued in Cranbrook for drugs posing high risk of fatal overdose

An alert has been issued in Cranbrook for illicit drugs containing substances…

A toxic drug alert has been issued in Cranbrook for red and orange substances that could pose higher risks of a fatal overdose. Photo courtesy Interior Health.
BC Housing officials will be presenting to city council on Monday, Dec. 5, to provide an update on the proposed shelter project.

BC Housing to provide update on proposed homeless shelter

Proposed shelter yet to open nearly two years after city approved land rezoning

BC Housing officials will be presenting to city council on Monday, Dec. 5, to provide an update on the proposed shelter project.
The BC Coroners Service reports 179 lives were lost in October due to the toxic drug supply. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Toxic drug supply claims 179 lives in October: BC Coroners Service

Three deaths were reported in the Kootenay region in the same month

The BC Coroners Service reports 179 lives were lost in October due to the toxic drug supply. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Joshua Sutherland was recognized by Cranbrook city council and acting mayor Wes Graham for capturing bronze at the World Kickboxing Championship. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook kickboxer captures bronze at World Championship

Local Muay Thai kickboxer Joshua Sutherland has fought his way to a…

Joshua Sutherland was recognized by Cranbrook city council and acting mayor Wes Graham for capturing bronze at the World Kickboxing Championship. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Eddie Mountain Arena in Invermere was evacuated after an ammonia leak was detected in the final minute of Friday’s game between the Columbia Valley Rockies and the Kamloops Storm. Photo courtesy Columbia Valley Rockies Facebook

Arena ammonia leak pauses KIJHL game in Invermere

Two days after an ammonia leak evacuated an arena in Invermere and…

The Eddie Mountain Arena in Invermere was evacuated after an ammonia leak was detected in the final minute of Friday’s game between the Columbia Valley Rockies and the Kamloops Storm. Photo courtesy Columbia Valley Rockies Facebook
A member of the Royal Canadian Legion leaves a poppy on a wreath laid at the Cenotaph following a Remembrance Day ceremony in Cranbrook on Nov. 11. Trevor Crawley photo.

Ceremony marks Remembrance Day in Cranbrook

Cranbrook marked Remembrance Day with a ceremony at Rotary Park, honouring veterans…

A member of the Royal Canadian Legion leaves a poppy on a wreath laid at the Cenotaph following a Remembrance Day ceremony in Cranbrook on Nov. 11. Trevor Crawley photo.
Rob Gay and Susan Clovechok were both acclaimed to board chair and vice chair roles, respectively, during the RDEK board's inaugural meeting on Nov. 10. Photo courtesy RDEK.

Gay, Clovechok acclaimed to RDEK board leadership

The Regional District of East Kootenay will be led by Rob Gay…

Rob Gay and Susan Clovechok were both acclaimed to board chair and vice chair roles, respectively, during the RDEK board's inaugural meeting on Nov. 10. Photo courtesy RDEK.
George Canyon will be performing in Cranbrook on March 15, 2023. Photo courtesy Dainya Sapergia.

George Canyon to perform in Cranbrook next March

Award-winning country music star George Canyon will be performing in Cranbrook next…

George Canyon will be performing in Cranbrook on March 15, 2023. Photo courtesy Dainya Sapergia.
The Cranbrook Bucks dropped the Nanaimo Clippers 6-2 to close out road trip. Photo courtesy Island Photo.

Bucks clip Nanaimo 6-2 to close out road trip

The Cranbrook Bucks dropped the Nanaimo Clippers 6-2 to close out a…

The Cranbrook Bucks dropped the Nanaimo Clippers 6-2 to close out road trip. Photo courtesy Island Photo.
Cranbrook City Hall. File photo.

City moving forward on sewer service to Shadow Mountain

Cranbrook city council has approved a bylaw that will facilitate construction of…

Cranbrook City Hall. File photo.
A vehicle crashed through a display window at Staples Office Depot on Tuesday night. Photo submitted.

Cranbrook RCMP respond to vehicle crash into local business

A vehicle crashed through a display window at Staples Office Depot Tuesday…

A vehicle crashed through a display window at Staples Office Depot on Tuesday night. Photo submitted.
Volunteer programs with the Cranbrook RCMP are ramping back up following pandemic disruptions. (File Photo)

RCMP volunteer programs ramping back up following pandemic disruptions

Rebuilding of a number of volunteer programs through the Cranbrook RCMP detachment…

Volunteer programs with the Cranbrook RCMP are ramping back up following pandemic disruptions. (File Photo)
Based on internal commiunications, B.C. may have pressured the federal government to pull support for a reference to an entity that investigates and provides recommendations on transboundary water issues as it relates to Lake Koocanusa.

B.C., Teck opposed to international study of Kootenay watershed pollution

Freedom of information documents show provincial resistance to proposed referral of transboundary review

Based on internal commiunications, B.C. may have pressured the federal government to pull support for a reference to an entity that investigates and provides recommendations on transboundary water issues as it relates to Lake Koocanusa.
Stillwater Consulting will be offering 120 training spots for those eligible seeking employment in the natural resource sector. Townsman file photo.

Cranbrook company receives provincial funding to provide natural resources jobs training

The province is providing $4 million to a local company based in…

Stillwater Consulting will be offering 120 training spots for those eligible seeking employment in the natural resource sector. Townsman file photo.