Trevor Crawley

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.
Cranbrook city hall.

Candidate list set for upcoming Cranbrook civic election

Two candidates to vie for mayor, seven candidates to vie for six city council seats

Cranbrook city hall.
Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and Princess Anne visited Fort Steele in 1971 as part of Canada’s centennial celebrations. Photos of the event were taken by Gunther Smuda, Bill Taylor and Bill Atkinson. Courtesy Cranbrook History Museum.

Reflections on a royal visit to Fort Steele in 1971

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and Princess Anne visited Fort Steele in 1971 during centennial celebrations

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and Princess Anne visited Fort Steele in 1971 as part of Canada’s centennial celebrations. Photos of the event were taken by Gunther Smuda, Bill Taylor and Bill Atkinson. Courtesy Cranbrook History Museum.
A number of local community leaders and volunteers were recognized by Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison as part of the Platinum Jubilee making the 70th anniversary since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth 2. Trevor Crawley photo.

Community leaders, volunteers recognized as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations

As Canada marks the 70th anniversary of the reign of Queen Elizabeth…

A number of local community leaders and volunteers were recognized by Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison as part of the Platinum Jubilee making the 70th anniversary since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth 2. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Cranbrook Bucks held training camp over the weekend at Western Financial Place as the BCHL season looms. Trevor Crawley photo.

PHOTOS: Cranbrook Bucks hold trainingi camp as BCHL season looms

The herd gathered this weekend at Western Financial Place as the Cranbrook…

The Cranbrook Bucks held training camp over the weekend at Western Financial Place as the BCHL season looms. Trevor Crawley photo.
Cranbrook RCMP are searching for a stolen vehicle. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file photo)

Cranbrook RCMP searching for stolen vehicle

Cranbrook RCMP are searching for a stolen vehicle taken from the 500…

Cranbrook RCMP are searching for a stolen vehicle. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file photo)
Cranbrook RCMP are looking for Sheldon Hunter, who was the alleged shooter in a firearms incident on Saturday night in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.

UPDATED: Suspect in weekend shooting in Cranbrook is in custody

Sheldon Hunter wanted by police, recently found not guilty in 2010 double-murder outside Cranbrook

Cranbrook RCMP are looking for Sheldon Hunter, who was the alleged shooter in a firearms incident on Saturday night in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.
Community advocates marked International Overdose Awareness Day at Operation Street Angel on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Trevor Crawley photo.

Community advocates mark International Overdose Awareness Day

Stories of loss, hope and resilience were shared by those whose lives…

Community advocates marked International Overdose Awareness Day at Operation Street Angel on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Trevor Crawley photo.