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Michael Yellowlees. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST: Michael Yellowlees – Kilted Scotsman’s second cross Canada tour

TODAY IN B.C.: Musician and dog Luna retrace steps reinforcing climate change message

Michael Yellowlees. (Submitted photo)
Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)
Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)
Kelly Everill’s latest community mural is a spectacular tribute to our veterans. The two-storey design is on the outer wall of the Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch 17. Photo by Terry Farrell

B.C. artist’s latest community mural a spectacular tribute to veterans

Courtenay artist Kelly Everill is well known for her community murals. They…

Kelly Everill’s latest community mural is a spectacular tribute to our veterans. The two-storey design is on the outer wall of the Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch 17. Photo by Terry Farrell
Dogs hold a special place in the hearts of many people. July and August are sometimes referred to as the dog days of summer, but those who have dogs will appreciate them every day of the year. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

During the dog days of summer, how much do you know about these majestic animals?

Dogs hold a special place in the hearts of many people. July and August are sometimes referred to as the dog days of summer, but those who have dogs will appreciate them every day of the year. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Rising above Cranbrook, having cleared Mount Baker (see below), July’s Buck Moon bathes the leaves of a domestic deciduous tree in a golden light. Dan Hicks photos

Buck Moon splendor over Cranbrook

Dan Hicks From Cranbrook to Kimberley, on the warm night of July…

  • Jul 21, 2022
Rising above Cranbrook, having cleared Mount Baker (see below), July’s Buck Moon bathes the leaves of a domestic deciduous tree in a golden light. Dan Hicks photos
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby The Summer Reading Club is here! You can register…

  • Jul 20, 2022
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library
Canada's Best City Report. (photos submitted)

PODCAST: Victoria and Kelowna are Canada’s best small cities

TODAY IN B.C.: Mayors, Chamber CEOs talk amenities, housing, business and more

Canada's Best City Report. (photos submitted)
Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. British Columbia has the longest free ferry ride in the world. Do you know where this ferry can be found? (Black Press Media)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer driving?

How much do you know about roads and cars in Canada and beyond?

Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. British Columbia has the longest free ferry ride in the world. Do you know where this ferry can be found? (Black Press Media)
backyard astronomer

The Backyard Astronomer: The James Webb Space Telescope — success

It is often said a picture is worth a thousand words, and…

  • Jul 15, 2022
backyard astronomer
Ruth Hackett (Passmore Public Hall Association) & Amy Bell (KSCU Kaslo/South Slocan Branch Manager)

Kootenay Savings Community Foundation awards over $123,000 in grants and bursaries

Bulletin staff Kootenay Savings credit Union Foundation recently announced $65,000 in new…

Ruth Hackett (Passmore Public Hall Association) & Amy Bell (KSCU Kaslo/South Slocan Branch Manager)
Jan Rabson. (Submitted Photo)

PODCAST: Jan Rabson – A voice with character and character voices

TODAY IN B.C.: Actor has worked with Johnny Carson, Robin Williams, voiced ‘Minions’ and more

Jan Rabson. (Submitted Photo)
What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby The Summer Reading Club is here! You can register…

What's new at the Cranbrook Public Library
Top left: Alfred Dreyfus. Bottom left: Maurice Garin. At right: Henri Desgrange

BookNotes: Newspaper wars, and the first Tour De France

Mike Selby It was called the Dreyfus Affair. The 1894 arrest of…

  • Jul 8, 2022
Top left: Alfred Dreyfus. Bottom left: Maurice Garin. At right: Henri Desgrange
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess

BC SPCA annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest ends soon

There’s still time to enter the BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest,…

  • Jul 7, 2022
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess
1915

It happened this week in 1915

July 3 - 9: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Jul 7, 2022
1915
At the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby The Summer Reading Club is here! You can register…

  • Jul 6, 2022
At the Cranbrook Public Library
Jim Pattison. (Submitted Photo)

PODCAST: Legendary B.C. businessman Jim Pattison still going strong at age 92

TODAY IN B.C.: Philanthropist discusses his long career, has no plans to retire

Jim Pattison. (Submitted Photo)
Left to right: MP Rob Morrison, Keon Chung of Just Music, who ran sound for the occasion, Nasu'kin Joe Pierre of Aq'am, MLA Tom Shypitka. (Barry Coulter photo)

Cranbrook celebrates a glorious Canada Day

Canada Day festivities returned to Rotary Park on Friday, July 1, and…

Left to right: MP Rob Morrison, Keon Chung of Just Music, who ran sound for the occasion, Nasu'kin Joe Pierre of Aq'am, MLA Tom Shypitka. (Barry Coulter photo)
Left to right: Kiana George, Cianna Braverock, Mayor Lee Pratt, Char Harpell, Elizabeth McLeod. Other Community Citizenship Award winners were not present at the presentation ceremony. (Barry Coulter photo)

Community Citizenship Awards presented

On Friday, July 1, Mayor Lee Pratt awarded deserving students with the…

Left to right: Kiana George, Cianna Braverock, Mayor Lee Pratt, Char Harpell, Elizabeth McLeod. Other Community Citizenship Award winners were not present at the presentation ceremony. (Barry Coulter photo)
A behind-the-scenes photograph from the filming of the documentary “The Will To Change.” (Photo courtesy Mark Locki)

Journey out of homelessness

New Kootenay documentary aims to destigmatize prevailing view

A behind-the-scenes photograph from the filming of the documentary “The Will To Change.” (Photo courtesy Mark Locki)