Trevor Crawley

A Category 2 open burning prohibition has been announced by the Southeast Fire Centre. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Southeast Fire Centre bans Category 2 open burning fires

As temperatures heat up and conditions dry out, the Southeast Fire Centre…

A Category 2 open burning prohibition has been announced by the Southeast Fire Centre. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Wesly Graham is running for a third term on Cranbrook city council.

Graham to run for a third term on Cranbrook city council

Wesly Graham has announced a re-election bid to serve for a third…

Wesly Graham is running for a third term on Cranbrook city council.
Cranbrook Bucks forward Tyson Dyck was selected 206th overall in the NHL Entry Draft on Friday, July 8. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Cranbrook Bucks forward drafted 206th overall by Ottawa Senators

Tyson Dyck selected in the seventh round of the NHL Entry Draft last week

Cranbrook Bucks forward Tyson Dyck was selected 206th overall in the NHL Entry Draft on Friday, July 8. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
The Colorado Avalanche celebrate after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. The Avalanche won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Byram wins Stanley Cup with Colorado Avalanche

Cranbrook product Bowen Byram, 21, wins first NHL title with Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche celebrate after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. The Avalanche won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Cranbrook.

Affordability challenges remain amid growing Kootenay population

The Kootenays saw relatively strong population growth over the last year, however…

Cranbrook.
Rotary Park will host Canada Day celebrations on Friday, July 1. Townsman file photo.

Rotary Park to host Canada Day celebrations

Canada Day celebrations, including music, food trucks and a beverage garden, will…

Rotary Park will host Canada Day celebrations on Friday, July 1. Townsman file photo.
The City of Cranbrook is working on a draft policy for the licensing of cats. Corey Bullock photo.

Cranbrook councillor advocating for cat licensing

Here kitty, kitty. Cranbrook city staff is preparing draft amendments for a…

The City of Cranbrook is working on a draft policy for the licensing of cats. Corey Bullock photo.
Koocanusa Reservoir. Robyn Duncan file.

Indigenous-led ecosystem studies a key element of Columbia River Treaty talks

While the Columbia River Treaty was borne out of a flood control…

Koocanusa Reservoir. Robyn Duncan file.
Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison. Photo courtesy Conservative Party of Canada.

COVID-19 vaccine mandate suspension ‘a quarter of a step forward,’ says MP Morrison

Kootenay Columbia MP Rob Morrison calls the suspension of federal COVID-19 vaccine…

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison. Photo courtesy Conservative Party of Canada.
Environment Cnaada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the East Kootenay region. Trevor Crawley photo.

East Kootenay under severe thunderstorm watch

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the eastern side…

Environment Cnaada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the East Kootenay region. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Kootenay River, as photographed from the Fort Steele bridge on Highway 95 on Monday, June 13. Trevor Crawley photo.

Flood watch downgraded to high streamflow advisory in the Kootenays

A flood watch in the Kootenays and Upper Columbia has been downgraded…

The Kootenay River, as photographed from the Fort Steele bridge on Highway 95 on Monday, June 13. Trevor Crawley photo.
City of Cranbrook and CUPE Local 2090 have come to terms on a two year collective agreement retroactive from March 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2023. Trevor Crawley photo.

City, CUPE Local 2090 ratify two-year collective agreement

The City of Cranbrook and CUPE Local 2090 members have reached a…

City of Cranbrook and CUPE Local 2090 have come to terms on a two year collective agreement retroactive from March 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2023. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Cranbrook Jr. Outlaws took down both Alberta-based opponents in league play this past weekend. Photo submitted.

Outlaws take down opponents, remain undefeated in league play

The Cranbrook Junior Outlaws came away with two wins this past weekend…

The Cranbrook Jr. Outlaws took down both Alberta-based opponents in league play this past weekend. Photo submitted.
On June 7, 2022, the six governments of the Ktunaxa Nation met with United States government representatives to discuss watershed pollution from mining in Canada that ‘crosses the line’ into the United States.Photo courtesy Ktunaxa Nation Council.

Ktunaxa press feds on cross-border pollution in Kootenay watershed

Ktunaxa governments met with U.S. officials, continue to push feds for International Joint Commission

On June 7, 2022, the six governments of the Ktunaxa Nation met with United States government representatives to discuss watershed pollution from mining in Canada that ‘crosses the line’ into the United States.Photo courtesy Ktunaxa Nation Council.
Miriam Jones, who has roots in Cranbrook, is releasing a new record and will be performing at First Baptist Church on Thursday, June 16th. Photo courtesy Miriam Jones.

Songs of faith, hope and self-revelation in latest album from Miriam Jones

Jones will be performing at First Baptist Church on Thursday, June 16th at 7:30 pm

Miriam Jones, who has roots in Cranbrook, is releasing a new record and will be performing at First Baptist Church on Thursday, June 16th. Photo courtesy Miriam Jones.
Areas in the southern interior of British Columbia are under flood watch (orange) or high streamflow advisory (yellow). Photo courtesy River Forecast Centre.

East Kootenay under flood watch, high flows forecasted in West Kootenay

Spring melt, forecasted rain pushing Kootenay waterways to higher stream flows

Areas in the southern interior of British Columbia are under flood watch (orange) or high streamflow advisory (yellow). Photo courtesy River Forecast Centre.
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.

Memorial fundraiser in honour of community icons supports Ukraine refugees

Romich, Sandor families trace path from post-war Europe to building a new life in 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.
Naloxone is a fast-acting drug used to temporarily reverse the effects of opioid overdose. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress file photo)

Four deaths reported in Cranbrook in latest toxic drug crisis update

BC Coroners Service reports 161 deaths in April due to a poisoned drug supply

Naloxone is a fast-acting drug used to temporarily reverse the effects of opioid overdose. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress file photo)
Proposed amendments to the Official Community Plan and zoning bylaws for a new development are heading to a public hearing. Photo submitted.

Proposed zoning changes for new development heading to public hearing

Planning and zoning amendment that would facilitate a proposed development off Echo…

Proposed amendments to the Official Community Plan and zoning bylaws for a new development are heading to a public hearing. Photo submitted.
Cranbrook City Hall.

Annual financial report discloses municipal salaries, expenses

The City has released an annual financial report disclosing remuneration of elected…

Cranbrook City Hall.