Trevor Crawley

Cranbrook mayoral candidates Wayne Price (left) and Lee Pratt debated the issues during an All-Candidates Forum on Thursday night at the Key City Theatre. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook mayoral candidates debate issues at forum

The two candidates vying for the Cranbrook mayor’s office fielded questions pitched…

Cranbrook mayoral candidates Wayne Price (left) and Lee Pratt debated the issues during an All-Candidates Forum on Thursday night at the Key City Theatre. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. Photo: Contributed

Columbia River Treaty modernization concludes 14th round of negotiations

The 14th round of talks to modernize the Columbia River Treaty were…

The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. Photo: Contributed
A traditional powwow was held at the Dan Joe Memorial Gym at the ?aqamnik' School in the ʔaq̓am Community on Saturday, Oct. 1. Trevor Crawley photo.

PHOTOS: ʔaq̓am Community hosts traditional powwow

The Dan Joe Memorial Arena at the ʔaq̓amnik’ School hosted a traditional…

A traditional powwow was held at the Dan Joe Memorial Gym at the ?aqamnik' School in the ʔaq̓am Community on Saturday, Oct. 1. Trevor Crawley photo.
Cranbrook City Hall. File photo.

Advance voting begins today for local government elections

Today (Wednesday, Oct. 5) is the first day of advance voting in…

Cranbrook City Hall. File photo.
Open burning ban

Southeast Fire Centre lifts ban on Category 2 open burning

Due to decreasing wildfire risk, the Southeast Fire Centre is lifting restrictions…

Open burning ban
The B.C. Electoral Boundaries Commission entertains presentations at the Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers April 28. From left, Supreme Court Justice Nitya Iyer (chair); Linda Tynan, local government management consultant; and Anton Boegman, B.C.’s chief electoral officer. (Thom Barker photo)

Changes proposed to Kootenays in B.C. electoral boundary tweaks

Nelson-Creston would become Kootenay Central and include Nakusp, New Denver

The B.C. Electoral Boundaries Commission entertains presentations at the Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers April 28. From left, Supreme Court Justice Nitya Iyer (chair); Linda Tynan, local government management consultant; and Anton Boegman, B.C.’s chief electoral officer. (Thom Barker photo)
Mount Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook.

Election 2022: A guide to Cranbrook candidates running for SD5 board of education

Here’s a roundup of candidates running as trustee for the SD5 (Southeast…

Mount Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook.
Nic Milligan, left, has been elected COTR board chair, while Jared Basil, right, has been elected vice chair. Photos courtesy College of the Rockies.

College board elects new board chair, vice chair

The College of the Rockies Board of Governors has elected a new…

Nic Milligan, left, has been elected COTR board chair, while Jared Basil, right, has been elected vice chair. Photos courtesy College of the Rockies.
Trina Ayling is running as trustee for the SD5 board of education. Photo courtesy Trina Ayling.

Trina Ayling running for another term on SD5 board of education

Trina Ayling is running for re-election as trustee for the SD5 board…

Trina Ayling is running as trustee for the SD5 board of education. Photo courtesy Trina Ayling.
Ktunaxa youth lead a Walk for Truth and Reconciliation out at the St. Eugene resort in the ʔaq̓am community on Friday, Sept. 30th. Trevor Crawley photo.

Walking and reflecting on truth and reconciliation

Hundreds of people marked the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation out at the ʔaq̓am Community

Ktunaxa youth lead a Walk for Truth and Reconciliation out at the St. Eugene resort in the ʔaq̓am community on Friday, Sept. 30th. Trevor Crawley photo.
Irene Bischler is running for trustee with the SD5 board of education. Photo submitted.

Irene Bischler running as trustee for SD5 board of education

Irene Bischler is running for School District 5 School Board Trustee in…

Irene Bischler is running for trustee with the SD5 board of education. Photo submitted.
Wendy Turner is running for re-election as trustee for the SD5 board of education. Photo courtesy Wendy Turner.

Wendy Turner running for re-election as trustee on SD5 board of education

Wendy Turner is seeking another term as a trustee on the SD5…

Wendy Turner is running for re-election as trustee for the SD5 board of education. Photo courtesy Wendy Turner.
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.
Doug McPhee is running for re-election as trustee for SD5 board of education. Photo courtesy Doug McPhee.

McPhee running for re-election as trustee for SD5 board of education

Doug McPhee is running for re-election as a trustee on the SD5…

Doug McPhee is running for re-election as trustee for SD5 board of education. Photo courtesy Doug McPhee.
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.