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Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary outgoing President Melanie Dodgson (left) and incoming President Jean Lees. Photo courtesy Kate Fox.

Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary elects new board

The Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary elected a new board and announced new…

Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary outgoing President Melanie Dodgson (left) and incoming President Jean Lees. Photo courtesy Kate Fox.
Image courtesy Tamara Cartwright

Weekly candlelight vigils for Ukraine add borscht, perogies

The East Kootenay Ukraine Support Group is taking its weekly candlelight vigils…

Image courtesy Tamara Cartwright
At the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby We are now fine free! Your library membership is…

  • Mar 22, 2022
At the Cranbrook Public Library
White Rock resident Brita Doubroff says her Fidget Blanket was developed with kids with autism in mind, but it also gaining traction for adults with dementia. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman creates ‘fidget blanket’ for autism, dementia

Brita Doubroff says product can also benefit caregivers

White Rock resident Brita Doubroff says her Fidget Blanket was developed with kids with autism in mind, but it also gaining traction for adults with dementia. (Contributed photo)
Gardeners will have access to the Cranbrook Seed Library as of March 22. (Cranbrook Public Library file)

Cranbrook Seed Library set to open March 22

Library members can ‘borrow’ seeds with the promise to save and return seeds at end of season

Gardeners will have access to the Cranbrook Seed Library as of March 22. (Cranbrook Public Library file)
Funds raised through the Sweatin’ for Science campaign will help remove barriers in access to science fairs and STEM education as well as ensure the success and sustainability of science fairs across BC and Yukon.

AbCellera joins Science Fair Foundation BC’s Sweatin’ for Science as presenting sponsor

Vancouver-based technology company AbCellera has joined The Science Fair Foundation BC as…

  • Mar 21, 2022
Funds raised through the Sweatin’ for Science campaign will help remove barriers in access to science fairs and STEM education as well as ensure the success and sustainability of science fairs across BC and Yukon.
The Langley Cineplex will screen the movie, The Guide to support and raise funds for Ukraine relief efforts. (Langley Advance Times Files)

Special screening of Ukraine movie in Langley to support relief efforts

More than 30 Cineplex theatres across country to participate

The Langley Cineplex will screen the movie, The Guide to support and raise funds for Ukraine relief efforts. (Langley Advance Times Files)
Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford girl raises $2,500 for Ukraine through homemade bracelet, bookmark sales

11-year-old has help from friend to collect donations for UNICEF emergency fund

Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)
Martyka Sutor, her partner Steven, son Arlo and newborn daughter Maia pose for a photo with firefighters from Surrey’s Hall 17. (Contributed photo)

‘There was no stopping her’: Firefighters deliver baby in B.C. couple’s home

‘It was a day we will never forget’ says South Surrey mother

Martyka Sutor, her partner Steven, son Arlo and newborn daughter Maia pose for a photo with firefighters from Surrey’s Hall 17. (Contributed photo)
Left to right: Jordon Aasland and Heidi Romich of the Heid Out, and Jamie Neve of Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society. (Barry Coulter photo)

HeidOut sponsors FPPAS’s Summer Sounds concert series

The Heid Out Restaurant and Brewhouse in Cranbrook, long time supporters of…

Left to right: Jordon Aasland and Heidi Romich of the Heid Out, and Jamie Neve of Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society. (Barry Coulter photo)
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It happened this week in 1915

March 13-19: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 15, 2022
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Jackie Austinson bottle-feeds little “Mocha” during kitty hour at Phoenix Manor Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks cat shelter needs new home, fast

Helping Hands’ successes bring their share of challenges, says shelter president

Jackie Austinson bottle-feeds little “Mocha” during kitty hour at Phoenix Manor Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Bear wearing a life jacket to get ready for a kayak ride (Kris Stewart)
Bear wearing a life jacket to get ready for a kayak ride (Kris Stewart)
Canadian fighters in the MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion, with their unit flag, during the Spanish Civil War. (Photo courtesy Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion photo gallery / University of Victoria)

Fernie and the MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion

Five men from Fernie were amongst the 1,500 Cvolunteers who fought for the Republican government in the Spanish Civil War

  • Mar 10, 2022
Canadian fighters in the MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion, with their unit flag, during the Spanish Civil War. (Photo courtesy Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion photo gallery / University of Victoria)
At the Cranbrook Library

What’s new at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby We are now fine free! Your library membership is…

  • Mar 8, 2022
At the Cranbrook Library
1915

It happened this week in 1915

March 6 - 12: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 8, 2022
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Science Fair Foundation BC aims to raise $100,000 this year in its biggest fundraiser of the year, Sweatin’ for Science.

Sweatin’ for Science sets a fundraising goal of $100,000 for 2022

The Science Fair Foundation BC’s biggest fundraiser, Sweatin’ for Science is back,…

  • Mar 7, 2022
Science Fair Foundation BC aims to raise $100,000 this year in its biggest fundraiser of the year, Sweatin’ for Science.
Catherine getting ready for the next round of chemo, with her three kids for support. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)

B.C. family in need of support after mother’s stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis

Seek funds to cover treatment and care for their three autism-diagnosed kids

Catherine getting ready for the next round of chemo, with her three kids for support. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)
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It happened this week in 1915

February 27 – March 5: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 3, 2022
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