Trevor Crawley

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Snowfall warning in effect for East Kootenay, Elk Valley

A snowfall warning has been issued for the area around Cranbrook tonight…

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Public Works crews will be out and about keeping roads clear as winter looms. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.

City prepares for first blast of wintery weather

Winter is coming. Aside from being an iconic quote from Lord Eddard…

Public Works crews will be out and about keeping roads clear as winter looms. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.
Cranbrook Bucks head coach and general manager Ryan Donald breaks out the whiteboard during a stoppage in play in a game against the Trail Smoke Eaters earlier this year. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook Bucks extend head coach/GM Ryan Donald for six years

The Cranbrook Bucks have announced Ryan Donald, the club’s head coach and…

Cranbrook Bucks head coach and general manager Ryan Donald breaks out the whiteboard during a stoppage in play in a game against the Trail Smoke Eaters earlier this year. Trevor Crawley photo.
The new #Ktunaxahomelands campaign, allowing locals and travellers to gain an understanding of how the Rockies and Kootenay waterways were formed, while appreciating the significance of the Hoodoos, all from a Ktunaxa perspective.

City of Cranbrook accepts advertising award featuring #KtunaxaHomelands campaign

The City of Cranbrook recently accepted a national advertising award for a…

The new #Ktunaxahomelands campaign, allowing locals and travellers to gain an understanding of how the Rockies and Kootenay waterways were formed, while appreciating the significance of the Hoodoos, all from a Ktunaxa perspective.
On-call wages are going up for BC paramdics following a temporary agreement with BC Emergency Health Services and CUPE Local 873 (Photo by Jeff Vinnick Images)

B.C. tests $12/hour minimum for on-call paramedics to curb rural shortages

Increasing paramedic on-call wages from $2 to $12 an hour is one…

On-call wages are going up for BC paramdics following a temporary agreement with BC Emergency Health Services and CUPE Local 873 (Photo by Jeff Vinnick Images)
Open burning ban

Open burning restrictions lifted across Kootenays

Open burning restrictions across the Kootenays will be lifted by Friday, Oct.…

Open burning ban
The Village of Canal Flats. File photo.

Canal Flats mayor wins office by drawing of lots following election night tie

A new mayor of Canal Flats has been decided by a drawing…

The Village of Canal Flats. File photo.
The Cranbrook Bucks have committed Donovan and Julian Frias for the 2022/23 season. Photo courtesy Cranbrook Bucks.

Cranbrook Bucks LW hits preliminary watch list for NHL draft

The NHL Entry Draft is months away, but pro and amateur scouts…

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

New program to support safer workplaces for health care workers

A new security model at health care facilities designed to protect health…

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
Outgoing Peticton Mayor John Vassilaki Burnaby RCMP officer Shaelyn Yang should be honoured with more than just words after the officer was fatally stabbed while on duty. (Canadian Press/HO, B.C. RCMP)

Burnaby RCMP member’s death ‘an immeasurable loss,’ says Kootenay MP

In a statement in the House of Commons, Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison…

Outgoing Peticton Mayor John Vassilaki Burnaby RCMP officer Shaelyn Yang should be honoured with more than just words after the officer was fatally stabbed while on duty. (Canadian Press/HO, B.C. RCMP)
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

UPDATED: COVID-19 outbreak declared at East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Interior Health is reporting a COVID-19 outbreak at East Kootenay Regional Hospital…

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
Jeff Hodder is showing the cadets what the Drone is seeing from the air as everyone takes turns looking at the small screen. Photo courtesy Captain Lori Lee Bott.

Air cadets take in drone demonstration, learn orienteering skills

Local air cadets recently spent an afternoon at Idlewild Park learning about…

Jeff Hodder is showing the cadets what the Drone is seeing from the air as everyone takes turns looking at the small screen. Photo courtesy Captain Lori Lee Bott.
Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka is encouraging people to submit their feedback to the Electoral Boundaries Commission. Map courtesy Electoral Boundaries Commission.

MLA Shypitka encourages feedback to proposed riding boundary changes

A Kootenay MLA is encouraging public feedback to proposed changes to the…

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka is encouraging people to submit their feedback to the Electoral Boundaries Commission. Map courtesy Electoral Boundaries Commission.
Wayne Price celebrates his electoral win with his wife, Cheryl, and campaign volunteers and supporters on Saturday night at the Cranbrook Curling Centre. Trevor Crawley photo.

Price eyes Cranbrook priorities as election dust settles

Cranbrook has elected a new mayor. On Saturday, Oct. 15, Wayne Price…

Wayne Price celebrates his electoral win with his wife, Cheryl, and campaign volunteers and supporters on Saturday night at the Cranbrook Curling Centre. Trevor Crawley photo.
Preliminary vote results fro the RDEK electoral areas are in.

Preliminary vote results for RDEK electoral areas

As municipalities elect new mayors and councillors in cities and districts across…

Preliminary vote results fro the RDEK electoral areas are in.
Medical responders at work in a mechanics shop during a battle. Photo courtesy Tracey Parnell.
Medical responders at work in a mechanics shop during a battle. Photo courtesy Tracey Parnell.

Cranbrook doctor raising money for medical equipment on Ukrainian front lines

A Cranbrook doctor who has been volunteering with a mobile hospital unit…

Medical responders at work in a mechanics shop during a battle. Photo courtesy Tracey Parnell.
Medical responders at work in a mechanics shop during a battle. Photo courtesy Tracey Parnell.
10 new publicly funded treatment beds were announced out at Recovery Ranch on Thursday (Oct. 13). Trevor Crawley photo

Province expands mental health, substance use supports in Cranbrook

The province is funding 10 new substance us and withdrawal treatment beds…

10 new publicly funded treatment beds were announced out at Recovery Ranch on Thursday (Oct. 13). Trevor Crawley photo
Cranbrook city hall. Trevor Crawley photo.

Advance voting up 32 per cent in Cranbrook municipal election

Advance voting in the Cranbrook municipal election is up by 32 per…

Cranbrook city hall. Trevor Crawley photo.
New student housing at the Cranbrook campus of the College of the Rockies has been given names inspired by the Ktunaxa language. BC Government handout.

Ktunaxa language inspires new COTR student residence names

While five new student residences at the College of the Rockies Cranbrook…

New student housing at the Cranbrook campus of the College of the Rockies has been given names inspired by the Ktunaxa language. BC Government handout.
Seven candidates are running for six seats on Cranbrook city council. From left to right: Wes Graham, Ron Popoff, Mike Peabody, Wayne Stetski, Lynnette Wray, Jeremy Youngward and Norma Blissett. Trevor Crawley photo.

Candidates for Cranbrook city council debate the issues

Seven city council candidates running for six city council seats discussed and…

Seven candidates are running for six seats on Cranbrook city council. From left to right: Wes Graham, Ron Popoff, Mike Peabody, Wayne Stetski, Lynnette Wray, Jeremy Youngward and Norma Blissett. Trevor Crawley photo.