Trevor Crawley

Snow, fog and cold temperatures socked Cranbrook and the B.C. Interior the week before Christmas. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook homeowners waking up to frozen pipes

Cranbrook city hall has fielded calls from eight homeowners who discovered frozen…

Snow, fog and cold temperatures socked Cranbrook and the B.C. Interior the week before Christmas. Trevor Crawley photo.
Cranbrook Alliance Church.

UPDATED: Cranbrook Alliance Church serving as emergency warming centre

First Baptist Church shifting resources to support cold weather response at Cranbrook Alliance Church

Cranbrook Alliance Church.
The Eagle Bear Spirit drum group from Ktunaxa Nation helped mark the one-year anniversary of the Cranbrook Urgent & Primary Care Centre. Photo contributed by the East Kootenay Division of Family Practice.

Thousands of patients served through new Cranbrook primary care facility

Government, partners, mark one-year anniversary of Cranbrook UPCC operations

The Eagle Bear Spirit drum group from Ktunaxa Nation helped mark the one-year anniversary of the Cranbrook Urgent & Primary Care Centre. Photo contributed by the East Kootenay Division of Family Practice.
Travis Green, formerly the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks, has been tapped to head up Team Canada’s coaching staff at the Spengler Cup. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Green, Niedermayer named to Team Canada coaching staff for Spengler Cup

There will be a Kootenay connection on the Team Canada bench at…

Travis Green, formerly the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks, has been tapped to head up Team Canada’s coaching staff at the Spengler Cup. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The City of Cranbrook has confirmed that the annual Christmas Eve tour with Santa will take place this year. (Submitted file)

Firefighters to escort Santa through Cranbrook on Christmas Eve

Sources have confirmed Santa’s scheduled tour of Cranbrook on Christmas Eve. Cranbrook…

The City of Cranbrook has confirmed that the annual Christmas Eve tour with Santa will take place this year. (Submitted file)
Steve Zsillei announces the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce's Turkey Drive fundraising total of $75,000 during a chamber event on Wednesday at the Cranbrook Golf Club. Trevor Crawley photo.

Chamber Turkey Drive campaign raises $75,000 for Christmas hamper programs

The Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce Turkey Drive smashed it’s fundraising goal once…

Steve Zsillei announces the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce's Turkey Drive fundraising total of $75,000 during a chamber event on Wednesday at the Cranbrook Golf Club. Trevor Crawley photo.
Trevor Thors, General Manager, Venues and Events for the City of Cranbrook, announces Rock the Kootenays, a classic rock festival set for Aug. 11-13, 2023 at Western Financial Place.

New classic rock festival ‘Rock the Kootenays’ to debut in Cranbrook next summer

A three-day classic rock festival is coming to Cranbrook next summer. Rock…

Trevor Thors, General Manager, Venues and Events for the City of Cranbrook, announces Rock the Kootenays, a classic rock festival set for Aug. 11-13, 2023 at Western Financial Place.
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Cost pressures continue to impact health care projects in Cranbrook

Cost pressures continue to impact major capital planning projects in Cranbrook and…

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
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.