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B.C. paramedic honoured for instructor excellence

Chilliwack’s Bill Bailey has dedicated his life to improving trauma care for patients and providers

Local climbing gym hosting competition

Approximately 200 athletes from BC and Alberta expected to attend.

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VIDEO: Valentine's Day extra sweet for a just-released shark
Just curious: The Langley Advance puts questions about Christmas to youngsters
A very Canadian winter moment
Snow Day in British Columbia

Sheep on the lam in Penticton

Not black sheep, but pretty baaaah-d

Shuswap residents step up for family in Puerto Rico

Mara Landing caretakers grateful for fundraising effort for their kids

Legion’s 2017 Poppy Campaign kicks off

Funds raised will help local veterans

VIDEO: ‘Lyle the singing pig’ searching for home

SPCA say the pig is ‘not opera-ready’

Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

CAO reports to District of Barriere on well construction

Status of well construction and paving projects reported to council

  • Oct 19th, 2017

“Doris, June 1935”

Are there any sharp-eyed Townsman readers who are able to help us put names to the people in this wedding photo?

  • Oct 10th, 2017

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Denham Ford’s Random Acts of Fordness wraps with $5000 to Food Bank

Their two-week campaign took them all over Cranbrook doing charitable deeds for many individuals

  • Oct 2nd, 2017

VIDEO: Kestrel chicks released into wild bring a happy end to wildfire season

Work crews on frontlines of worst wildlife season in B.C. history helped save two birds

Oktoberfest at the HeidOut

Oktoberfest at the HeidOut in Cranbrook

Cranbrook Red Cross volunteers awarded plaque for shattering fundraising goal

The volunteer team set out to raise $12,000 and wound up raising over $29,000

  • Sep 27th, 2017

B.C. pond hockey game receives Canada-wide exposure

A picture of a pond hockey game in Lytton has been included in a Canadian Museum of History booklet

Random Acts of Fordness: local dealership gives back

Denham Ford celebrates ten years in Cranbrook with ten charitable acts

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Bracelet returned to B.C. WWII veteran after 73 years

Summerland’s Charlie Bernhardt traded his silver bracelet for food during winter of 1944 to 1945