Community

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

The Symphony of the Kooenay‘s “A Team,” in concert in a 2019 photo by Lyle Grisedale.

The Symphony shines … even when we can’t be together

Yme Woensdregt Normally, I’d be writing a review of a concert presented…

  • Apr 1, 2021
at the library

At the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby The Library is now open with extended hours (with some…

  • Mar 31, 2021
1914

It happened this week in 1914

March 28 – April 3: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

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Carmen Hou joined BC Cancer’s Personalized Onco-Genomics Program, where scientists sequenced her DNA to match her to the best treatment possible for her cancer. Today, she nears the three-year mark of being on a trial drug that’s kept her cancer stable.

Facing Stage IV breast cancer at 36

One in eight Canadian women develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

  • Mar 29, 2021
Carmen Hou joined BC Cancer’s Personalized Onco-Genomics Program, where scientists sequenced her DNA to match her to the best treatment possible for her cancer. Today, she nears the three-year mark of being on a trial drug that’s kept her cancer stable.
This Bald Eagle (haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a regular Wasa Slough, and can often be seen on an old Ponderosa pine snag, perched high on the hill above the slough. Helga Knote photo

Urban wildlife Part IX: The East Kootenay birds of 2021

The work of local photographers in the Advertiser throughout 2021. Part IX. With links to Parts I-VIII

This Bald Eagle (haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a regular Wasa Slough, and can often be seen on an old Ponderosa pine snag, perched high on the hill above the slough. Helga Knote photo
1914

It happened this week in 1914

March 21 - 27: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 25, 2021
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Cranbrook Community Theatre’s Volunteer Technical Director, Marnee Bellavance stands inside the Stage Door tech booth. Photo courtesy CCT

CBT funding widens Cranbrook’s door to the world

Columbia Basin gives funding to local non-profits, including Cranbrook Community Theatre, to close technology gaps

Cranbrook Community Theatre’s Volunteer Technical Director, Marnee Bellavance stands inside the Stage Door tech booth. Photo courtesy CCT
At the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s on at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby The Library is now open with extended hours (with some…

  • Mar 24, 2021
At the Cranbrook Public Library
The Youth Innovation Showcase offers young people an avenue to showcase their innovations virtually and to network with some of the top players in the tech world.

Youth Innovation Showcase demonstrates innovative spirit of BC and Yukon

Annual competition gives young people a chance to win one of three $5,000 prizes

  • Mar 23, 2021
The Youth Innovation Showcase offers young people an avenue to showcase their innovations virtually and to network with some of the top players in the tech world.
Great Grey Owl resting before an evening hunt. Miriam Saville photo

Urban wildlife Part VIII: The East Kootenay birds of 2021

The work of local photographers printed in the East Kootenay Advertiser throughout 2021. Part VIII

Great Grey Owl resting before an evening hunt. Miriam Saville photo
At the library

What’s on at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby The Library is now open with extended hours (with…

  • Mar 16, 2021
At the library
Bull River lumber camp, circa 1914.

It happened this week in 1914

March 7 - 13: Items compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 11, 2021
Bull River lumber camp, circa 1914.
On Tuesday March 9, 2021, Branch 24-Cranbrook Legion Honours and Awards Comrade Robbie Klassen and Service Officer Clive Brown attended the dinner hour at Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook, where they had the honour and privilege to present George Morris with his medal for being a member of the Legion for 75 years.

Morris honoured for 75-year Legion membership

George Morris was presented this week with a medal for being a member of the Legion for 75 years.

On Tuesday March 9, 2021, Branch 24-Cranbrook Legion Honours and Awards Comrade Robbie Klassen and Service Officer Clive Brown attended the dinner hour at Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook, where they had the honour and privilege to present George Morris with his medal for being a member of the Legion for 75 years.
The Cranbrook Public Library

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby The Library is now open with extended hours (with some…

  • Mar 9, 2021
The Cranbrook Public Library
The Cranbrook Community Forest Society and the Wildhorse Cycling Club is requesting that users proceed with caution as the trails dry out throughout the spring. Photos courtesy Jen Siemens

Please treat trails carefully until they’re dry

Spring has arrived and we are grateful to have some areas in…

The Cranbrook Community Forest Society and the Wildhorse Cycling Club is requesting that users proceed with caution as the trails dry out throughout the spring. Photos courtesy Jen Siemens
Ryan Bavin of Bavin Glassworks in Invermere. Photo: Submitted

Call for entries for Columbia Basin Culture Tour

Deadline for registration for artists and venues is April 15

Ryan Bavin of Bavin Glassworks in Invermere. Photo: Submitted
Pictured is the new gallery space at 1401 5th Street North in Cranbrook. Artists from across the Kootenays are invited to take part in our upcoming exhibit, ‘Kootenay’s Best’.

Cranbrook Arts announces premiere exhibit at 1401 Art Space

Cranbrook Arts is inviting artists from across the Kootenays to submit a proposal for their upcoming exhibit, ‘Kootenay’s Best’

Pictured is the new gallery space at 1401 5th Street North in Cranbrook. Artists from across the Kootenays are invited to take part in our upcoming exhibit, ‘Kootenay’s Best’.
1914

It happened this week in 1914

Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 4, 2021
1914
At the library

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby The Library is now open with extended hours (with some…

  • Mar 3, 2021
At the library