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Liberal ducks not in row yet

The polls are tightening and declared candidates for MP in the coming…

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1912

Aug. 11 - 17: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Aug 16, 2019

What’s on at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby In ‘Wolfpack,’ two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup…

  • Aug 12, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1909

Aug. 5 – 11: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Aug 9, 2019

Weed Warrior: Field Scabious and what to grow instead

Field Scabious, pronounced skay-be-us, is a herbal escapee from medicinal gardens where…

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The Cranbrook Townsman is moving
The fawns of summer
Mount Baker Secondary School Class of 2019
Mount Baker Secondary School Class of 2019

Booknotes: The astonishing story of Jimmie Peever

Mike Selby It was the summer of 1926 when a dozen or…

  • Aug 9, 2019

How to Get to Heaven?

Rev. Yme Woensdregt An old joke tells of an evangelist who was…

  • Aug 9, 2019

No, you do not need an automatic rifle

Why does anyone need to own a rifle that is capable of…

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

Jarndyce and Jarndyce and Jumbo

What’s the difference between the Jumbo Resort legal morass and Charles Dickens’ famous fictional case?

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

What’s on at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby ‘The Master Plan’ is Chris Wilson’s story of how—after being…

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

Gwynne Dyer: Hong Kong — Purely Symbolic

Gwynne Dyer The anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong are now eight weeks…

  • Aug 2, 2019

Woensdregt: Living faithfully, and walking the ways of peace

Rev Yme Woensdregt In April 1994, 25 years ago, a vicious campaign…

A snake by any other name is still a snake

I believe we have previously discussed my intense dislike of snakes. READ:…

It happened this week in Cranbrook

July 28 – August 3: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Aug 1, 2019

Gwynne Dyer: The Bug-Eyed Monster Problem

Gwynne Dyer “There is absolutely no procedure enshrined in international law to…

  • Jul 31, 2019

At the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby Terry Gainer charts his life growing up and then growing…

  • Jul 29, 2019