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It happened this week in 1915

September 25 – October 1: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Sep 25, 2022
The Back on Track exhibit features a speeder from the Nakusp Rail Society that operated as early as the 1940s out of Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Train enthusiasts roll into Nelson for convention, exhibit

International conference coincided with Nelson museum’s history exhibit on trains in the Kootenays

Grist and Mash bartender Kevin pours out a pint during BC Ale Trail’s Cranbrook and Kimberley Tasting Passport campaign. Paul Rodgers photo.

BC Ale Trail launches Cranbrook, Kimberley tasting passport

Collect stamps from six local businesses for chance to win two-night Grand Prize

Wildsight's Youth Climate Corps held a Fix it Fair to help give new life to household items rather than send them to the landfill. Wildsight photo.

Wildsight’s Youth Climate Corp host ‘Fix it Fair’

Numerous household items repaired rather than disposed of

Wildsight's Youth Climate Corps held a Fix it Fair to help give new life to household items rather than send them to the landfill. Wildsight photo.
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It happened this week in 1915

Sept. 18 - 24: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Sep 18, 2022
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1915

It happened this week in 1915

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

  • Sep 16, 2022
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Queen Elizabeth II passed away Sept. 8 at the age of 96. The Cranbrook Legion is holding a memorial service on Sept. 19 at Rotary park (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)

Cranbrook Legion holding tribute for Queen on Sept. 19

Service for the late monarch will take place 10:45 in Rotary Park in Cranbrook

Queen Elizabeth II passed away Sept. 8 at the age of 96. The Cranbrook Legion is holding a memorial service on Sept. 19 at Rotary park (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)
Elora van Jarrett. (submitted photo)

PODCAST: Elora van Jarrett – BC Wildfire Service crew leader

TODAY IN B.C.: Longtime firefighter has been stationed in Salmon Arm, Port Alberni

Elora van Jarrett. (submitted photo)
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Thanks to all participants, parents and caregivers, and to…

  • Sep 13, 2022
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library
Wildsight’s fall apple picking programs underway in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Wildsight/Bryan Clarkson file

Upcoming apple picking events in Kimberley/Cranbrook

Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook has now set the dates for apple picking this…

Wildsight’s fall apple picking programs underway in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Wildsight/Bryan Clarkson file
Guest speakers at the inaugural Red Shoes Rock — an event to raise awareness of FASD, Friday, Sept. 9. Left to right: Makayli Wilkinson, Dawn Mueller (organizer), Sebastian Gylander, Dona Gylander. (Barry Coulter photo)

Red Shoes Rock for FASD

An inaugural event was held Sept. 9 to shed light and raise awareness of Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Guest speakers at the inaugural Red Shoes Rock — an event to raise awareness of FASD, Friday, Sept. 9. Left to right: Makayli Wilkinson, Dawn Mueller (organizer), Sebastian Gylander, Dona Gylander. (Barry Coulter photo)
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Kootenays Branch held an event at Rotary Park in Cranbrook for World Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman)

CMHA Kootenays hosts World Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day event

This year’s theme, ‘creating hope through action’ aims to inspire confidence, awareness

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Kootenays Branch held an event at Rotary Park in Cranbrook for World Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman)
Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about grandparents?

The second Sunday of September is National Grandparents Day in Canada

Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Thanks to all participants, parents and caregivers, and to…

  • Sep 7, 2022
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library
Bert terHart. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST UPDATE: Bert terHart is paddling, portaging across Canada

TODAY IN B.C.: Adventurer is ahead of schedule to reach the Atlantic Ocean

Bert terHart. (Submitted photo)
A scene from the Cops For Kids event at the Tamarack Centre, 2021. The Cops For Kids team will be arriving into Cranbrook on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, to Tamarack Centre at 4pm. (Barry Coulter photo)

Cops for Kids Ride rolling into Cranbrook

Cranbrook representatives joining the 2022 Cops for Kids Ride

A scene from the Cops For Kids event at the Tamarack Centre, 2021. The Cops For Kids team will be arriving into Cranbrook on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, to Tamarack Centre at 4pm. (Barry Coulter photo)
In the new ‘Side with Us’ campaign, Cranbrook Arts invites the public to paint a chair for donation towards their latest project. Cranbrook Arts file.

Cranbrook Arts continues to grow

As summer winds down, the arts council looks to fall and releases new programming

  • Sep 6, 2022
In the new ‘Side with Us’ campaign, Cranbrook Arts invites the public to paint a chair for donation towards their latest project. Cranbrook Arts file.
Pictured is a rendering of Bud’s Bench, which will be revealed at a special ceremony at the Studio Stage Door in Cranbrook on Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. (Photo submitted by Cranbrook Community Theatre)

Bud’s Bench to be revealed during special ceremony

Bud’s Bench is an original artwork to honour the late volunteer, and all other volunteers in the community

Pictured is a rendering of Bud’s Bench, which will be revealed at a special ceremony at the Studio Stage Door in Cranbrook on Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. (Photo submitted by Cranbrook Community Theatre)
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Thanks to all participants, parents and caregivers, and to…

  • Aug 30, 2022
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library
Angel Flight East Kootenay takes residents to medical appointments in Kelowna. Bulletin file

Save On launches Angel Flight fundraising campaign at seven Kootenay stores

Save-On-Foods stores in Kimberley, Cranbrook, Sparwood, Fernie, Creston, Golden and Nelson are…

Angel Flight East Kootenay takes residents to medical appointments in Kelowna. Bulletin file