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WildSafeBC reports cougar kill site in Kimberley Nature Park

Use extreme caution if you are walking or hiking in the area.

CVSE enforcing vehicle safety in Cranbrook

Be sure you have the proper licensing when towing a work or holiday trailer.

MP Morrison reflects on systemic racism in public service, RCMP

Kootenay-Columbia MP wants RCMP mandate letters to prioritize combating racism

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Cranbrook march against discrimination
Man catches bald eagle from water in Kootenay lake
No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests
Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks

Columbia Basin Trust developing short-term plan to guide activities

The trust is adapting to pandemic circumstances to continue to serve the region

Emergency preparedness funding comes in for Kimberley, Aq’am

Provincial emergency preparedness funding is coming to Kimberley and the Aq’am community.…

Emergency services respond to a pair of vehicle incidents Thursday evening

Emergency responders attended a pair of motor vehicle incidents on Thursday evening…

Evacuation alert lifted in Fairmont following debris flow events

The RDEK has rescinded an evacuation alert issued for Fairmont Creek in…

Environmental organizations call for federal assessment of Teck mine expansion

Environmental groups are urging the federal government to designate a proposed coal…

Mount Baker’s Drive-Thru convocation ceremony

School organizes an alternative way to help mark Grad 2020

Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC hosting summer fishing challenge

The contest, for ages 15 and under, encourages youth to get out and go fishing this summer

City targets August for preliminary reopening of recreational facilities

Plans are underway to reopen city parks and recreational facilities following approval…

Thunderstorm watch issued for the East Kootenay

Environment Canada issued a thunderstorm watch for the East Kootenay region on…

Fundraising goal reached for new diagnostic equipment at Cranbrook hospital

Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary donates $45,000 to reach $1.2 million goal for SPECT CT

Airport manager updates city council on COVID-19 impacts

While the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated domestic and international air travel across…

Dave Hill named new principal at Mt. Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook

A new principal will be taking the helm of Mount Baker Secondary…

City council approves parks and facilities reopening strategy

Cranbrook city council approved a plan to strategically reopen indoor recreational facilities…

College of the Rockies offers full slate of programs for fall semester

Most courses will be available online, with on-campus instruction when needed

Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day

Chief Joe Pierre of the ʔaq̓am community of the Ktunaxa First Nation,…

Province ignoring need to preserve old growth forests, says Nelson scientist

Report says more resources are given to harvesting old growth than protecting it

Junior Paleontology continues with 4th season at Cranbrook History Centre

Deep time is on the table for elementary school students in the…