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Make the bird feeder the centre of your avian world this winter

Dianne Cooper Many of us enjoy the avian activity around bird feeders…

  • Dec 13, 2021
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At the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby Great news! The Library has extended its hours once…

  • Dec 8, 2021
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Left to right: Canfor Representative Geordie Driscoll, Harvesting Supervisor & KEYSA coach (u11 girls team); Lola Driscoll (plays for U14 Girls team); Gabrielle Driscoll (plays for U11 Girls team); KEYSA Representative Dayten Carlson; KEYSA Representative Lisa Carlson, KEYSA President; Canfor Representative Patrick McDonald, Safety Training Coordinator; Smyth McDonald (plays for U11 boys team). Photo courtesy KEYSA.

Canfor helps wrap up final construction costs for New Dawn Place

While construction is complete for the new indoor facility, New Dawn Place,…

  • Dec 4, 2021
Left to right: Canfor Representative Geordie Driscoll, Harvesting Supervisor & KEYSA coach (u11 girls team); Lola Driscoll (plays for U14 Girls team); Gabrielle Driscoll (plays for U11 Girls team); KEYSA Representative Dayten Carlson; KEYSA Representative Lisa Carlson, KEYSA President; Canfor Representative Patrick McDonald, Safety Training Coordinator; Smyth McDonald (plays for U11 boys team). Photo courtesy KEYSA.
Greta on the day she was brought 'home' at four months old, only to run away that very night. (Submitted photo)

Born to be wild: Goat finds family with herd of deer

Greta the Goat sought freedom from the start

Greta on the day she was brought 'home' at four months old, only to run away that very night. (Submitted photo)
Pictured is Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary President Melanie Dodgson, First Vice President Odette Rouse and Membership Director Anne Little. Photo courtesy Kate Fox

Odette Rouse’s 40 years with Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary

Mary Naso marks 50 years with CHCA, Dianne Greaves has 40 years of active service

Pictured is Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary President Melanie Dodgson, First Vice President Odette Rouse and Membership Director Anne Little. Photo courtesy Kate Fox
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It happened this week in 1914

Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Dec 1, 2021
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At the library

At the Cranbrook Public Library

Mike Selby Our new hours are: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on…

  • Nov 30, 2021
At the library
More than 50 people attended Saturday night's candlelight vigil in honor of Nolan Wiebe, the voice heard every morning on the Tim Hortons drive-thru speaker. Friends, family, and those who were touched by Nolan gathered in a circle to remember him. Chad St. Pierre photos

Candlelight vigil held for the late Nolan Wiebe

“Voice of the Tim Hortons drive-thru speaker” remembered as a positive light in the community

  • Nov 29, 2021
More than 50 people attended Saturday night's candlelight vigil in honor of Nolan Wiebe, the voice heard every morning on the Tim Hortons drive-thru speaker. Friends, family, and those who were touched by Nolan gathered in a circle to remember him. Chad St. Pierre photos
Dr. Rebecca Deyell, pediatric oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, with Ellie, treated for a rare childhood cancer at BC Children’s Hospital. Thanks to vital donor support, researchers can explore uncharted paths and treatment options for children like Ellie.

Ellie’s journey: Rare condition points to critical research need

BC Children’s Hospital shares need for increased research for childhood cancers

  • Nov 29, 2021
Dr. Rebecca Deyell, pediatric oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, with Ellie, treated for a rare childhood cancer at BC Children’s Hospital. Thanks to vital donor support, researchers can explore uncharted paths and treatment options for children like Ellie.
An in-person BC Craft Brewers Conference, BC Beer Con, will take place in New Westminster come February, says BC Craft Brewers Guild. (Pixabay photo)

Something brewing for craft beer aficionados in new year with BC Beer Con

In-person craft beer conference takes place in February in New Westminster, B.C.

An in-person BC Craft Brewers Conference, BC Beer Con, will take place in New Westminster come February, says BC Craft Brewers Guild. (Pixabay photo)
Superintendent Bury’s CPR House in Cranbrook. George Bury is on porch holding umbrella. Photo courtesy Cranbrook History Centre and Archives.

It Happened This Week in Cranbrook: 1914

For the week of Nov. 21-27 1914 KILLED IN CRANBROOK YARDS ……

Superintendent Bury’s CPR House in Cranbrook. George Bury is on porch holding umbrella. Photo courtesy Cranbrook History Centre and Archives.
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.

Jillian Harris joins Do Some Good to drive more community impact

Team Jilly’s 12 Days of Giving campaign runs Dec. 1 to 12

  • Nov 22, 2021
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)

Salvation Army kicks off red kettle campaign with extra flood donation goal

Divisional secretary Mike Leland says this year’s need is ‘through the roof’

  • Nov 22, 2021
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
1914

It happened this week in 1914

Nov. 14 - 20: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Nov 19, 2021
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The Wasa outdoor rink will be one of the facilities maintained by the new service tax. Corey Bullock file

RDEK to go ahead with Wasa parcel tax

The tax will support operation and maintenance of facilities like the outdoor rink and community hall

The Wasa outdoor rink will be one of the facilities maintained by the new service tax. Corey Bullock file
The Stuff the Bus fundraiser has taken place in Trail, BC for the past seven years. This year, Cranbrook will be participating as well. (Trail Daily Times file)

Stuff the Bus fundraiser aims to collect 4,500 lbs of food for Cranbrook Food Bank

This is the first fundraiser of its kind in the East Kootenay region

The Stuff the Bus fundraiser has taken place in Trail, BC for the past seven years. This year, Cranbrook will be participating as well. (Trail Daily Times file)
The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)

Salvation Army launches emergency response in support of flood victims

Agency on front lines in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Kamloops and Kelowna

The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)
The Cranbrook Food Recovery van is pictured in Creston at the end of October, when they picked up 2000 pounds of frost-touched squash from Wloka Farms. The squash was diverted to local schools after being cooked at the CFR Farm Kitchen. (CFR file)

Cranbrook Food Recovery aims to raise $10K by Christmas

Part of their Giving Tuesday fundraiser, CFR looks to community for help with food security

The Cranbrook Food Recovery van is pictured in Creston at the end of October, when they picked up 2000 pounds of frost-touched squash from Wloka Farms. The squash was diverted to local schools after being cooked at the CFR Farm Kitchen. (CFR file)
Cranbrook Community Theatre is hosting and open house Nov. 27 to mark completed renovations at the Studio Stage Door.

Public invited to grand re-opening event at Studio Stage Door

Cranbrook Community Theatre hosting open house Nov. 27 to mark completed renovations

Cranbrook Community Theatre is hosting and open house Nov. 27 to mark completed renovations at the Studio Stage Door.