Trevor Crawley

Wayne Stetski is running for a seat on Cranbrook city council. Photo courtesy Wayne Stetski.

Stetski running for a seat on Cranbrook city council

Wayne Stetski is running for a seat on Cranbrook city council. Stetski,…

Wayne Stetski is running for a seat on Cranbrook city council. Photo courtesy Wayne Stetski.
A wildlife viewing platform is coming to Confederation Park thanks to a $25,000 contribution from the Regional District of East Kootenay. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.

Wildlife viewing platform coming to Confederation Park

A wildlife viewing platform is being planned for Confederation Park as part…

A wildlife viewing platform is coming to Confederation Park thanks to a $25,000 contribution from the Regional District of East Kootenay. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.
A memorial fundraiser honouring the Sandor and Romich families was held on Wednesday, June 8, at the Royal Alexandra Hall in support of the Shelter for Ukrainians Society. Trevor Crawley photo.

Helping displaced Ukrainian families find safe haven in the East Kootenay

Non-profit society has assisted 11 families in relocating to the area, 10 more in the settlement process

A memorial fundraiser honouring the Sandor and Romich families was held on Wednesday, June 8, at the Royal Alexandra Hall in support of the Shelter for Ukrainians Society. Trevor Crawley photo.
A memorial fundraiser honouring the Sandor and Romich families was held on Wednesday, June 8, at the Royal Alexandra Hall in support of the Shelter for Ukrainians Society. Trevor Crawley photo.

Helping displaced Ukrainian families find safe haven in the East Kootenay

Non-profit society has assisted 11 families in relocating to the area, 10 more in the settlement process

A memorial fundraiser honouring the Sandor and Romich families was held on Wednesday, June 8, at the Royal Alexandra Hall in support of the Shelter for Ukrainians Society. Trevor Crawley photo.
Grand Forks RCMP say they're investigating four suspected cases of drug-impaired driving in the city over the May long weekend. (Stock photo)

Police investigating after cyclist injured in vehicle collision

A cyclist is recuperating at home with non-life threatening injuries after being…

Grand Forks RCMP say they're investigating four suspected cases of drug-impaired driving in the city over the May long weekend. (Stock photo)
Last year’s event marking International Drug Poisoning Awareness Day was held at the former ANKORS office location, which included a wall memorializing those who have been lost to the toxic drug crisis. Trevor Crawley file photo.

Local advocates to mark International Drug Poisoning Awareness Day

Local advocates are marking Aug. 31 as Internatioanl Drug Poisoning Awareness Day,…

Last year’s event marking International Drug Poisoning Awareness Day was held at the former ANKORS office location, which included a wall memorializing those who have been lost to the toxic drug crisis. Trevor Crawley file photo.
The Royal Canadian Legion will be marking the end of the Second World War with a ceremony on Sept. 2, at 4 p.m. in the Veterans section of the Cranbrook Cemetery. (Corey Bullock file photo)

Royal Canadian Legion to mark end of Second World War

The Royal Canadian Legion is marking the end of the Second World…

The Royal Canadian Legion will be marking the end of the Second World War with a ceremony on Sept. 2, at 4 p.m. in the Veterans section of the Cranbrook Cemetery. (Corey Bullock file photo)
A wildfire started in the Aqam Community on Aug. 23, after a lightning storm passed over the region. Trevor Crawley photo.

UPDATED: Homes evacuated in ʔaq̓am community as firefighters respond to wildfires

A number of properties in the ʔaq̓am community were evacuated Tuesday afternoon…

A wildfire started in the Aqam Community on Aug. 23, after a lightning storm passed over the region. Trevor Crawley photo.
Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the East Kootenay region. Trevor Crawley photo.

Severe thunderstorm watch alert issued for Kootenay region

The southeastern corner of B.C. is under a severe thunderstorm watch, according…

Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the East Kootenay region. Trevor Crawley photo.
Smoke is pictured billowing from the Connell Ridge fire, south of Cranbrook. (Photo via BC Wildfire Service)

Connell Ridge wildfire burning near Cranbrook ‘being held’

Wildfire is not expected to grow beyond predetermined boundaries under prevailing conditions, say officials

Smoke is pictured billowing from the Connell Ridge fire, south of Cranbrook. (Photo via BC Wildfire Service)
Smoke is pictured billowing from the Connell Ridge fire, south of Cranbrook. (Photo via BC Wildfire Service)

Evacuation alert lifted for 6 properties near Connell Ridge wildfire

An evacuation alert has been lifted for six properties near the Connell…

Smoke is pictured billowing from the Connell Ridge fire, south of Cranbrook. (Photo via BC Wildfire Service)
BC Nurses’ Union vice president Adriane Gear, fourth from the left, stopped to meet with nurses in Cranbrook on Thursday, Aug. 18. Trevor Crawley photo.

BC Nurses’ Union tours East Kootenay to hear feedback on staffing concerns, challenges

Staffing challenges for nurses in regional health care facilities in the Kootenays…

BC Nurses’ Union vice president Adriane Gear, fourth from the left, stopped to meet with nurses in Cranbrook on Thursday, Aug. 18. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Elko Bridge spanning the CP railway is being replaced, with completion expected by next summer. Photo courtesy Google.

Elko bridge spanning railway set for replacement

A bridge spanning the railway near Elko on Highway 3 is being…

The Elko Bridge spanning the CP railway is being replaced, with completion expected by next summer. Photo courtesy Google.
Crews hiking off of the Cummings Creek fire line at the end of the day, August 12. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service.

Large wildfires remain active near Cranbrook, Elk Valley

Fire crews continue to respond to the Connell Ridge wildfire south of…

Crews hiking off of the Cummings Creek fire line at the end of the day, August 12. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service.
Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)

Latest round of talks conclude over Columbia River Treaty negotiations

Another round of Columbia River Treaty talks has concluded between Canada and…

Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Hospital board wrestles with capital project priorities

Big ticket items include FW Green Home expansion, modernizing East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
A large plume of smoke from the Connell Ridge wildfire could be seen from Cranbrook on Sunday, Aug. 14. Trevor Crawley photo.

Three large wildfires continue to burn in East Kootenay

Fire crews continue to respond to Connell Ridge, Weasel Creek, Cummings Creek wildfires

A large plume of smoke from the Connell Ridge wildfire could be seen from Cranbrook on Sunday, Aug. 14. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Weasel Creek wildfire has burned across the Montana border and into the B.C. portion of the Flathead Valley.Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service.

Wildfire burns across Montana border into B.C.

Wildfire burning in the B.C. side of the Flathead Valley estimated at 620 hectares

The Weasel Creek wildfire has burned across the Montana border and into the B.C. portion of the Flathead Valley.Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service.
Matthew Duarte is the newest Cranbrook Bucks commit for the 2022-23 season. Photo courtesy Cranbrook Bucks.

Bucks add another forward for upcoming season

A new forward is joining the Cranbrook Bucks for the upcoming BCHL…

Matthew Duarte is the newest Cranbrook Bucks commit for the 2022-23 season. Photo courtesy Cranbrook Bucks.
An area restriction has been implemented around the Connell Ridge wildfire. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service.

Area restriction implemented around Connell Ridge wildfire near Cranbrook

An area restriction around the Connell Ridge wildfire has been issued by…

An area restriction has been implemented around the Connell Ridge wildfire. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service.