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Bridge Creek’s trees near 100 Mile House show their fall colours as leaves fall into the water. (Patrick Davies photo)

QUIZ: Are you ready for the start of fall?

Autumn equinox is Saturday, Sept. 23, marking the start of the fall season

Loïc Fauteux-Goulet, from Creston, is one of 10 bakers from across Canada vying for top oven honours on the Great Canadian Baking Show. Season starts Oct. 1 on CBC. (Photo courtesy CBC)

Creston teacher in the mix on Great Canadian Baking Show

Season 7 of iconic cooking competition starts October 1 on CBC, and Loïc Fauteux-Goulet from Creston is in the thick of things

Armstrong Regional Cooperative’s annual Fuel Good Day raised more than $13,000 for organizations in the North Okanagan, Shuswap and East Kootenays. (Contributed)

Customers fuel funds for North Okanagan, Shuswap, East Kootenay charities

Armstrong Regional Co-op’s annual Fuel Good Day raises more than $13,000

Farmers like Rob Woods at Hansen Dairy in Creston demonstrate food production to students as part of the Kootenay Livestock Association’s Agriculture in the Classroom program.

FortisBC awards Kootenay Livestock Association $15,000

Fortis BC is supporting three B.C. non-profits with $15,000 awards, one of…

Farmers like Rob Woods at Hansen Dairy in Creston demonstrate food production to students as part of the Kootenay Livestock Association’s Agriculture in the Classroom program.
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Storytimes return on Wednesday, September 20th. We look forward…

  • Sep 20, 2023
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library
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It happened this week in 1916

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

  • Sep 17, 2023
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Two views of the #DearTerry shirt designed by actor Ryan Reynolds in collaboration with Fox family members. (Photo: shop.terryfox.org/collections/2023-terry-fox-run-shirt)
Two views of the #DearTerry shirt designed by actor Ryan Reynolds in collaboration with Fox family members. (Photo: shop.terryfox.org/collections/2023-terry-fox-run-shirt)
Lona Washington is shown with her family in this photo circa 1953. Pictured are George and Lona Washington in front, and their children Marilyn and Gerald in back. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Vancouver police find scrapbook with Summerland connection

Scrapbook from early 20th century had belonged to Lona Washington

Lona Washington is shown with her family in this photo circa 1953. Pictured are George and Lona Washington in front, and their children Marilyn and Gerald in back. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
It’s time to take stock of how important your feeder is to the local hummingbird population, such as this Anna’s in Greater Victoria. (Photo by Jon Moran)

B.C. hummingbird lovers asked to renew their commitment as winter nears

Anna’s hummingbirds wintering across the south coast of B.C. depend on people

It’s time to take stock of how important your feeder is to the local hummingbird population, such as this Anna’s in Greater Victoria. (Photo by Jon Moran)
Pictured above are, left to right: Allan Davis, Sunrise Rotary; Kevin Arndt, Christ Church Anglican; Steve Weatherall, President, Sunrise Rotary, and the cheque presentation at Sunrise Rotary’s breakfast meeting, Tuesday, September 12. (Barry Coulter photo)

Sunrise Rotary, Christ Church Anglican partnership will help Ukraine school

The Ukraine School Project will help Kharkiv Elementary School, located in a war zone, build a bomb shelter

Pictured above are, left to right: Allan Davis, Sunrise Rotary; Kevin Arndt, Christ Church Anglican; Steve Weatherall, President, Sunrise Rotary, and the cheque presentation at Sunrise Rotary’s breakfast meeting, Tuesday, September 12. (Barry Coulter photo)
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

  • Sep 13, 2023
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library
Vernon’s Allan Brooks Nature Centre is launching the first phase of its new online learning platform. (ABNC photo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about schools and education?

Students are in the classroom for another year

Vernon’s Allan Brooks Nature Centre is launching the first phase of its new online learning platform. (ABNC photo)
The Cops for Kids annual charity ride started in Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 8 and is going around the southeast of B.C. to raise money for kids dealing with a medical, physical or traumatic crisis. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
 The Cops for Kids annual charity ride started in Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 8 and is going around the southeast of B.C. to raise money for kids dealing with a medical, physical or traumatic crisis. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
 The Cops for Kids annual charity ride started in Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 8 and is going around the southeast of B.C. to raise money for kids dealing with a medical, physical or traumatic crisis. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
 The Cops for Kids annual charity ride started in Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 8 and is going around the southeast of B.C. to raise money for kids dealing with a medical, physical or traumatic crisis. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
The Cops for Kids annual charity ride started in Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 8 and is going around the southeast of B.C. to raise money for kids dealing with a medical, physical or traumatic crisis. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
 The Cops for Kids annual charity ride started in Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 8 and is going around the southeast of B.C. to raise money for kids dealing with a medical, physical or traumatic crisis. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
 The Cops for Kids annual charity ride started in Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 8 and is going around the southeast of B.C. to raise money for kids dealing with a medical, physical or traumatic crisis. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
 The Cops for Kids annual charity ride started in Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 8 and is going around the southeast of B.C. to raise money for kids dealing with a medical, physical or traumatic crisis. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Hugs and Slugs

Hugs & Slugs: The kind of September it’s nice to remember

Hugs: To Jim at Save on Foods. He goes above and beyond…

  • Sep 6, 2023
Hugs and Slugs
1916

It happened this week in 1916

September 3 - 9: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Arch

  • Sep 3, 2023
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A Camosun College program is giving automotive technicians the skills the need to work on electric vehicles. (Photo courtesy of Camosun College)

QUIZ: In celebration of workers

Labour Day, on the first Monday of September, is a time to honour the achievements of workers

A Camosun College program is giving automotive technicians the skills the need to work on electric vehicles. (Photo courtesy of Camosun College)
Yme Woensdregt, pictured at Cranbrook’s CrossWalk, 2019. (Barry Coulter photo)

Woensdregt’s legacy of spirituality, philosophy and advocacy

The sudden death of Yme Woensdregt leaves a great hole in the community, but a great legacy

Yme Woensdregt, pictured at Cranbrook’s CrossWalk, 2019. (Barry Coulter photo)
The Great Canadian Beer Festival — Canada’s oldest — is coming to Cranbrook, September 23.

Great Canadian Beer Fest is heading Cranbrook’s way

Since the 1970s, the craft beer and microbrewery movement has exploded, in…

The Great Canadian Beer Festival — Canada’s oldest — is coming to Cranbrook, September 23.
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Congratulations to all those who participated in the Summer…

  • Aug 30, 2023
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library
Skyler Punnett’s new illistration, ‘The Crow That Ate The Wind,’ honours the first responders who fight wildfires. (Skyler Punnett)

Penticton artist honours firefighters nationwide

Proceeds from the work’s sales set to go to the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Skyler Punnett’s new illistration, ‘The Crow That Ate The Wind,’ honours the first responders who fight wildfires. (Skyler Punnett)