Community

We’re In This Together: Black Press Media puts callout for feel-good community stories

We want to tell uplifting stories you’ve seen in your community during the pandemic

It happened this week in 1913

April 12 - 18: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Apr 16, 2020

Annual Walk for Alzheimer’s moves to online format for 2020

Event was originally scheduled to be held May 3 in 22 locations across B.C.

  • Apr 14, 2020
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The Young Chickadee
Young nuthatches explore their world
The Young Blue Jays
Dawn of the Orb Weavers

Babies born during pandemic miss out on precious moments

One North Okanagan photographer gives away photography sessions to babies born during pandemic

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Easter to the test

Take this 15-question quiz to see how much you know about this holiday

Cranbrook photographer taking part in Front Porch Project

Kristin Jubinville has raised over $500 for the Cranbrook Food Bank with her project.

It happened this week in 1913

April 5 - 11: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Apr 9, 2020

Drive-by Easter Egg Hunt in Kimberley

Kimberley’s Summit Church wants local kids to continue to feel the Easter…

Communication through Art

On Monday morning Lisa Ostendorf put some touch-ups to the painting she…

  • Apr 7, 2020

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

It happened this week in 1913

March 22 - 28: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at…

Lilith 2020 raises over $10,000 for Kimberley, Cranbrook communities

$1,900 will go towards a new initiative to help support local businesses during COVID-19

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Bull River Inn fishing derby raises $1700 for EKFH

The funds will go towards the purchase of a new SPECT CT machine.

It happened this week in 1913

March 15 - 21: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from newspapers at the…

  • Mar 20, 2020

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

Challenge your brain during Brain Awareness Week

Alzheimer Society of B.C. says adopting lifestyle changes helps reduce the risk of dementia

  • Mar 13, 2020

It happened this week in 1913

March 8 - 14: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Mar 13, 2020