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Cranbrook Hyundai is hosting a free community pumpkin carving event on Saturday, October 23rd, starting at 12 noon. (Image via Pixabay)

Cranbrook Hyundai hosting free community pumpkin carving event

Take your pumpkin creation home, or donate it to a local seniors centre

Cranbrook Hyundai is hosting a free community pumpkin carving event on Saturday, October 23rd, starting at 12 noon. (Image via Pixabay)
At the Cranbrook Public Library

What’s on at the Cranbrook Public Library

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

  • Oct 13, 2021
At the Cranbrook Public Library
Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

COVID, heartbreak among speedbumps in Australian’s road to residency in Kelowna

Josh Waters shares his experience in the hopes to help others like him

Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
Mountain landscape, by Austrian artist Johann Arnberger. Submitted file.

Art from the attic is back

Art From the Attic sale, to be held in Invermere on Saturday, October 9, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Oct 8, 2021
Mountain landscape, by Austrian artist Johann Arnberger. Submitted file.
The Dean Smith Trio will be playing their easy style of jazz in the 1401 Gallery on Friday October 15. (Cranbrook Arts file)

Cranbrook Arts to host first in-gallery concert with Dean Smith Trio

Entry is by donation towards exterior renovation fund

  • Oct 6, 2021
The Dean Smith Trio will be playing their easy style of jazz in the 1401 Gallery on Friday October 15. (Cranbrook Arts file)
An ad from the archives. Photo courtesy Dave Humphrey

It happened this week in Cranbrook

September 26 – October 2: Items compiled from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives by Dave Humphrey

An ad from the archives. Photo courtesy Dave Humphrey
The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor

1,000 km route opens northern Vancouver Island to bikepackers

Bikepacking combines ultralight backpacking and bicycle touring

The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor
Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. Senior, 101, takes first flying lesson

It was a birthday present for ‘adventurous’ Walter Martens

Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
2021 Spring Gran Team Champions - Elizabeth Lake Lodge. Back row – Shelby Lehmann and Alex McLeod Front row from left – Liam Thompson, Deidre Rundberg, Amanda Thompson, Lochlann Freitag, Elizabeth McLeod, Paul Freitag, Tricia McLeod, Rachel Freitag, George Freitag, Lynnette Wray - Cranbrook Sunrise Rotary President Not pictured – Alyssa Williams, Anika Fleming, Rob Crowder, Mike Kosof, Carson Damm, Becky Lockhart, Daryl Calder, Michelle Freitag, Thomas Gilhooly, Brian McMahon, Michael McMahon Shelby (Submitted file)

GoByBike Cranbrook returns for fall edition

The autumn ride takes place for two weeks, Monday September 27th to Sunday, October 10th

2021 Spring Gran Team Champions - Elizabeth Lake Lodge. Back row – Shelby Lehmann and Alex McLeod Front row from left – Liam Thompson, Deidre Rundberg, Amanda Thompson, Lochlann Freitag, Elizabeth McLeod, Paul Freitag, Tricia McLeod, Rachel Freitag, George Freitag, Lynnette Wray - Cranbrook Sunrise Rotary President Not pictured – Alyssa Williams, Anika Fleming, Rob Crowder, Mike Kosof, Carson Damm, Becky Lockhart, Daryl Calder, Michelle Freitag, Thomas Gilhooly, Brian McMahon, Michael McMahon Shelby (Submitted file)
Flowers destined for the dump have been brought back to life and now line the scale at the RDEK's Cranbrook Transfer Station. Trevor Crawley photo.

Bringing back the blossom

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Discarded flower plants at the…

Flowers destined for the dump have been brought back to life and now line the scale at the RDEK's Cranbrook Transfer Station. Trevor Crawley photo.
1914

It happened this week in 1914

September 19 -25: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Sep 24, 2021
1914
Ron Sherman on his daily 17,000-step walk for diabetes research. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson high school vice-principal walking 400 km in September for diabetes research

Ron Sherman gets up at 5 a.m. every day and walks for two hours before work

Ron Sherman on his daily 17,000-step walk for diabetes research. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Pictured is Cranbrook Arts student Cadence, with her Poppy Fairy. She is pictured in front of ‘Garden of Sorts’ by Heather Good. (CDAC file)

Cranbrook Arts prepares for busy fall and winter season

New exhibits, classes and AGM among plans for the remainder of 2021

Pictured is Cranbrook Arts student Cadence, with her Poppy Fairy. She is pictured in front of ‘Garden of Sorts’ by Heather Good. (CDAC file)
A group of local seniors — The Chain Rattlers — has discovered the joys of Disc Golf, and head out every morning, every day of the year, to partake of it. Brian Clarkson photos

‘Chain Rattlers’ hosting disc golf clinic for seniors

A group of local seniors has discovered the joys of Disc Golf, and head out every morning, every day of the year, to partake of it

A group of local seniors — The Chain Rattlers — has discovered the joys of Disc Golf, and head out every morning, every day of the year, to partake of it. Brian Clarkson photos
Mr. & Mrs. F. R. Morris

It happened this week in 1914

September 5 - 11: Compiled by Dave Humphreyfrom the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Sep 9, 2021
Mr. & Mrs. F. R. Morris
Cranbrook Library

What’s happening at the Cranbrook Public Library

By Mike Selby The Library is now open with extended hours (with…

  • Sep 8, 2021
Cranbrook Library
Waneta Roux and Max

Cranbrook Working Dog Club hosts first annual trial

Canine sporting event — called Schutzhund, or IGP sport — held for the first time in the Kootenays

Waneta Roux and Max
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Rousing send-off-for Cranbrook's first contingent, 1914.

It happened this week in 1914

August 29 – September 4: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the archived newspapers held at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Sep 2, 2021
Rousing send-off-for Cranbrook's first contingent, 1914.
Weed Warrior

When wildlife become weeds

As the 2021 Hunting Season approaches, a couple of questions come to…

  • Sep 2, 2021
Weed Warrior