Community

It happened this week in 1913

July 12 - 18: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Jul 16, 2020

Community Foundation gives out grants to help vulnerable residents

Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies grants $109,120 through the Emergency Community Support Fund

Jill Carley new vice-principal at Mt. Baker Secondary

Following the announcement of a new principal for Cranbrook’s high school, a…

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The Young Chickadee
Young nuthatches explore their world
The Young Blue Jays
Dawn of the Orb Weavers

QUIZ: Are you ready for a summer road trip?

How much do you really know about roads, motor vehicles and car culture? Take this quiz to find out.

From baseball stars to forest fires: Southeast Fire Centre water bomber has an interesting past

Tanker 489 is stationed in Castlegar this year, but in the 1960s it belonged to the L.A. Dodgers.

Cranbrook Cenotaph names get a touch-up

Legion members repaint 166 names, marking three wars, for the first time in monument’s history

BookNotes: The Australian prison colony’s first lending library

The books brought over by various officers proved quite popular with the convicts

  • Jul 9, 2020

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

The Weed Warrior: Beware the Devil’s Paintbrush

Orange Hawkweed has a nasty reputation for taking over roadsides, pastures and shady forested areas

  • Jul 8, 2020

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby Exciting news!! Beginning Wednesday, July 8th, the Library will be…

It happened this week in 1913

July 5 - 11: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Jul 7, 2020

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

Ktunaxa elder leaves legacy of courage, resilience and mentorship

Herman Alpine helped Ktunaxa move on from Residential School era, was key in revitalization of language

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

These are the dog days of summer. How much do you know about dogs?

It happened this week in 1913

June 28 – July 4: Items compiled by Dave Humphrey from the…

  • Jul 2, 2020

Cranbrook to celebrate community through photos on Canada Day

Over 700 photos were submitted to the month-long photo contest

  • Jun 30, 2020

Mount Baker’s Drive-Thru convocation ceremony

School organizes an alternative way to help mark Grad 2020

It happened this week in 1913

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

WATCH: Mount Baker Music ‘Quarantunes’ virtual concert project

Students have created two online vocal and instrumental jazz concerts

Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day

Chief Joe Pierre of the ʔaq̓am community of the Ktunaxa First Nation,…