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City of Cranbrook asks residents to properly contain garbage during pandemic

Household garbage must be properly contained in order to be safely collected, says City.

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

Cranbrook Food Bank announces temporary closure

The Food Bank will be closed until April 1, potentially longer, says Manager.

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Cranbrook RCMP investigating report of stolen truck

Cranbrook RCMP is investigating the report of a stolen pickup truck that…

City closes playgrounds, play courts in response to COVID-19 concerns

The City of Cranbrook is closing down access to playground structures, including…

Crisis Line Awareness week lands during COVID-19 concerns while call volume increases

Crisis Line Awareness Week this year runs from March 23 to 27,…

COVID-19: Visitation limits in place at all Interior Health sites

Essential visits only restriction now in place to keep patients, healthcare workers safe

MP Morrison urges disclosure of communities with positive COVID-19 cases

Kootenay-Columbia parliamentarian says he has reached out to the province for clarity

SD5 to contribute just over $1 million to Key City Theatre upgrades

The Southeast Kootenay school district is pitching in just over $1 million…

Golden Life senior living communities take increased measures to protect their residents, staff

Golden Life Management Corp, who owns senior living communities in western Canada…

COTR suspending access to Cranbrook campus

The College of the Rockies Cranbrook campus is being suspended in order…

Suspected case of COVID-19 in Canal Flats: Mayor

Karl Sterzer provides update from March 8 event, urges residents to wash hands, practice social distancing

Interior Health cancels day programs, prioritizes admissions to protect seniors receiving care

Respite care, day programs cancelled as health authority ready themselves for COVID-19

Cranbrook, RDEK activate regional emergency operations centre

Mayor Pratt makes video address on behalf of council, asks citizens to heed health authority advice

MP Morrison investigating cause of higher gas prices in the region

As gas prices across the province and the country continue to fall…

Cranbrook transit remains operational, free of charge starting April 1

All transit in Cranbrook has been made free to customers starting Wednesday,…

RDEK postpones public hearings, community meetings

April 3 board meeting will continue as scheduled with social distancing and teleconferencing

Ktunaxa Nation Council government moves to remote services delivery, announces closures

For the Townsman In order to reduce the potential for transmission of…

Cranbrook Salvation Army modifying operations during COVID-19

The shelter is still in operation, while food has moved to a take-out only system.

First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Invermere

Invermere’s first case of COVID-19 is affiliated with the Rockies hockey team