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Government must at least try to act on forestry issues, MLA Clovechok says

Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok says the situation with the forest…

UPDATED: Honda Civic reported stolen is recovered, say RCMP

Police had put out a call for help after a vehicle was stolen in Cranbrook on Wednesday night

Cranbrook mayor responds to prospective junior hockey ownership group

Lee Pratt says city council will have a chance to be involved in a lease agreement decision

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Sam Steele 2019
Cranbrook gets third disc golf course at Idlewild Park
House fire in Cranbrook
The week in review: May 24

Contracts awarded to foster Tembec lands development

Three contracts have been awarded to companies that are working to develop…

Trip to Cranbrook featured as prize on The Price is Right

Contestant wins prize, forfeits it for reasons unknown

Two Creston performers earned awards for their acting in Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Play Right

Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Play Right was the writing duo’s second play to be adjudicated.

  • Jun 11, 2019

Graduates recognized at COTR convocation ceremony

184 attendees make for one of the largest convocation ceremonies in 43 years at the College

Chamber seeking volunteers for visitor information centres

The Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce is putting out the call for more…

  • Jun 10, 2019

Kootenay Orchards wins Bike to School Challenge

The final results from Bike to School Challenge, which took place from…

Cranbrook’s multi-time Special Olympics medalist Erin Thom named Sam Steele Parade Marshal

Submitted Celebrating the spirit of Cranbrook, the Sam Steele Society is excited…

UPDATED: Video shows emergency crews responding to residential house fire

No one was injured in a blaze that destroyed one home and damaged a second

City looking for best long-term fit for junior hockey

The city says a tender process designed to identify groups interested in…

WildSafeBC on mountain biking and bear safety

WildSafeBC reccomends biking, running with a group whenever possible.

New political party hoping to make a splash in Kootenays

Rick Stewart running under the banner of the People’s Party of Canada in Kootenay-Columbia

Cops for Kids fundraising opens with relay race

A local BC Sheriff Service member challenges RCMP, fire department in fundraising event

  • Jun 6, 2019

BC Wildfire Service action 40-hectare fire south of Baynes Lake

The fire is being managed by 18 personnel with the assitance of heavy equipment and air tankers

Local group says city turned down arena sublease agreement

City responds and says it has not turned down any offers to bring a franchise to the area

On the road to a high-seas cocaine seizure off Costa Rica

The HMCS Yellowknife, whose crew features a Cranbrook-raised sailor, was busy this spring

  • Jun 5, 2019

COTR graduates first group of locally trained nurses

Nursing degree program was recently expanded to include all four years of education in Cranbrook

Save On Foods to invest $12 million in new Kimberley store

Opening scheduled for next year; current store to stay open till then