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OPINION: The age of killer drones

By Gwynne Dyer Commercially available quadcopter drones carrying small amounts of explosives…

  • Nov 26, 2021
Voltaire once said that we ought to judge a person by the questions they ask rather than by the answers they give, because asking the right question is the answer.

Learning again to ask beautiful questions

Faith is not so much about finding the right answers; faith is about learning to ask the right questions

  • Nov 19, 2021
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It happened this week in 1914

Nov. 14 - 20: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Nov 19, 2021
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.

B.C.’s mental health crisis is bad and getting worse

Nearly half of British Columbians polled said their mental health was worse due to COVID-19

  • Nov 18, 2021
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.
Pictured is the former Sumas Lake, which was drained in 1923-24 to make way for farmland. The lake has recently returned as a result of flooding in Abbotsford and the Sumas Prairie. (Photo via Facebook - Eric Brighton, Lost Kootenays - BC Archives)

OPINION: Dear humans: Mother Nature is mad

Are these unprecedented weather events a product of our own doing?

Pictured is the former Sumas Lake, which was drained in 1923-24 to make way for farmland. The lake has recently returned as a result of flooding in Abbotsford and the Sumas Prairie. (Photo via Facebook - Eric Brighton, Lost Kootenays - BC Archives)
This Remembrance Day, November 11, 2021, marks 103 years since the end of the Great War, and 100 years since the poppy was adopted in this country and others as a symbol of remembrance of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

The poppy: 100 years as a symbol of rebirth and remembrance

This Remembrance Day, November 11, 2021, marks 103 years since the end…

This Remembrance Day, November 11, 2021, marks 103 years since the end of the Great War, and 100 years since the poppy was adopted in this country and others as a symbol of remembrance of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
André and Magda Trocmé

Remembering and Honouring Peacemakers

Rev. Yme Woensdregt This is a story which took place during World…

  • Nov 9, 2021
André and Magda Trocmé
Second contingent ready to entrain

It happened this week in 1914

Oct. 31- Nov. 6: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Nov 4, 2021
Second contingent ready to entrain
At the Cranbrook Library

What’s on at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Great news! The Library has extended its hours once…

  • Nov 3, 2021
At the Cranbrook Library
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

To Have and Have Not: Alberta opens can of worms, but will B.C. bite?

Equalization payments have often been used to incite political anger in Canada

  • Nov 1, 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

What’s on at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Great news! The Library has extended its hours once…

  • Oct 26, 2021
1914

It happened this week in 1914

Oct. 17-23: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Oct 20, 2021
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At the Cranbrook Public Library

At the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Great news! The Library has extended its hours once…

  • Oct 19, 2021
At the Cranbrook Public Library
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The B.C. Liberal leadership race: Rebirth or reckoning?

The B.C. Liberals have always been an uneasy coalition of conservative and liberal voters,

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
At the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s on at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Great news! The Library has extended its hours once…

  • Oct 13, 2021
At the Cranbrook Public Library
(U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

Volcanoes, tsunamis and risk

By Gwynne Dyer ‘Don’t bother your pretty head about it’ is the…

  • Oct 8, 2021
(U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
Cranbrook History Centre file.

It happened this week in 1914

Items compiled from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Oct 8, 2021
Cranbrook History Centre file.
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OPINION: How the Bible works

Rev. Yme Woensdregt I’ve written about this before, and then I had…

  • Oct 6, 2021
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Cranbrook Library

COLUMN: At the Library

At the Library Cranbrook Public Library By: Mike Selby The Library is…

  • Oct 1, 2021
Cranbrook Library
The Orange Shirt Day T-shirt designed by Kayodi Dickson-Camilleri, a student of the Porter Creek Secondary FADS program. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

OPINION: Wearing orange: A “good samaritan” act

Rev. Yme Woensdregt Phyllis Webstad, of the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation, tells…

  • Oct 1, 2021
The Orange Shirt Day T-shirt designed by Kayodi Dickson-Camilleri, a student of the Porter Creek Secondary FADS program. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)