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What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby The outrageous behaviour of Winston’s Churchill’s American mother is…

  • Feb 25, 2019

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1911

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

A force to be reckoned with

“You, Corporal Warland, are a pain in the arse.” Captain Geoffrey Roberts…

  • Feb 22, 2019
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Kootenay Ice bid farewell in final game
Prestige Resort Renovations
The 2019 East Kootenay Regional Science Fair
Ed King and grandson Connor Foote

The Backyard Astronomer: Stargazing — the Gemini Twins

By Gary Boyle/The Backyard Astronomer Castor and Pollux are bright stars belonging…

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Woensdregt: ‘Imprinting the Day’

Rev. Yme Woensdregt Many of us, even faithful believers, feel like we…

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1911

February 10-16: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Feb 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1910

The Week Of February 3-9: Items compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Feb 7, 2019

At the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby Bob McKenzie looks at hockey pros, fans and those who…

  • Feb 4, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Tradition: From ancient Rome to outer space

Yme Woensdregt One of my favourite musicals of all time is “Fiddler…

  • Feb 1, 2019

A step away from the razor’s edge

Well, well, well. Isn’t this an interesting turn of events? The NDP…

The Kootenay ice, me, the past, the future

There’s the past, and there’s the future. This is the past. Twenty…

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1910

Week of Jan. 27 – Feb. 2: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Jan 31, 2019

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby Family secrets are exposed when an elderly woman begins to…

  • Jan 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1910

Jan. 20-26: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Jan 22, 2019

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby ‘Operation Columba’ is the untold story of how British intelligence…

  • Jan 21, 2019