Video: Santa sets out on his epic Cranbrook journey

Escorted by the Cranbrook Fire Department, Santa spends six hours touring every street in Cranbrook in a longstanding Christmas Eve tradition.

‘Twas the night before Christmas

Happy Holidays from Santa Claus and Black Press

B.C. student pleads for blood donors to step up

During the holiday season, Canadian Blood Services is begging for platelet and blood donations.

  • Dec 23rd, 2017
Cranbrook Community Band
Wild Music wants to launch new era with 'End of an Era'
Just curious: The Langley Advance puts questions about Christmas to youngsters
A very Canadian winter moment

Asking kids: What do you want for Christmas?

From changes to smoking laws, to peace on earth, seven-year-olds tell us what they want from Santa

EKMTA Celebrates Canada Music Week in style

On a wet and blustery Sunday , performers and audience gathered to celebrate Canada Music Week in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

Im memory of the angel volunteers

Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary donates $5,000 to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health to light a star in memory of all of the volunteers who have gone before them.

Summer job funding available

Applications due February 2, 2018

PART I: How Prince Rupert schools teach Indigenous language to hundreds of students

A multimedia series with videos and photos from children’s Sm’algyax classes on B.C.’s North Coast

Fernie to have skating by Christmas

Fernie’s new outdoor rink is tentatively set to open for skating on December 20.

Yukon the dog safely home after two weeks lost on the Alaska Highway

Trucker returns lost dog back to his home in North Pole, AK

Unusually large tip returned by honest B.C. restaurant

A Vernon mother is thrilled by one business owner’s honesty

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Video: The Cranbrook Community Band

The Cranbrook Community Band rehearses ahead of its Yuletide concert, set for Saturday, Dec. 16, at Knox Presbyterian.

Cranbrook Legion Continues Tradition of Philanthropy

Friday, November 24, was a busy afternoon at the Legion branch. Branch 24 and the Legion Ladies Auxiliary combined to donated $12,400 to a wide variety of local charities and organizations.

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Feb. 24 brings the Coldest Night again to Cranbrook

A family-friendly winter fundraising event for Cranbrook and Kimberley’s homeless, hungry and hurting; the WALK takes place on the evening of February 24, 2018.

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Audobon calling

Birdwatchers coming together for 118th Christmas Bird Count in East Kootenay

  • Dec 4th, 2017

Kootenay authors gather at Lotus Books

An event at Lotus Books in Cranbrook, Saturday, Dec. 2, featured eight local authors offering previews of new work.

Donate (virtual) birds today!

Cranbrook Chamber’s Turkey Drive: a legacy of community philanthropy

  • Nov 30th, 2017