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‘Unprecedented’ downturn in coal results in uncertainties for Teck

Company says downturn could result in hiring freeze, projects halted, equipment parked, jobs lost

RCMP seize drugs, cash, in Cranbrook Walmart parking lot

S/Sgt. Barry Graham of the Cranbrook RCMP reports that on October 3,…

UPDATED: Entire Western Financial Place roof project estimated at $5.6M

$2.6M will be spent on repairs by the end of the year, arnea barrel roof expected to cost $3M

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US Customs and Border Patrol video of arrest at Lynden, Wash., for illegal entry

CBEEN recognizes Columbia Basin educators

Submitted Seven educators from the Columbia Basin have been recognized by the…

Libertarian candidate out of Kootenay-Columbia race

Terry Tiessen says he did not complete his nomination package

Cranbrook looking for new fire chief

Wayne ‘Dez’ Desjardins has left the city due to personal and family reasons: City

New dual zipline completed at Idlewild Park

The Cranbrook Rotary Club recently celebrated the official opening of a new…

UPDATE: Man recovering after being struck in crosswalk

Pedestrian, in his mid-20s, was transported out of Fernie for emergency care

Citizens describe subduing knife attacker on Baker Street

Two Nelson men describe their part in last week’s stabbing

Province requires disease testing for harvested deer heads

East Kootenay hunters are asked to bring deer heads to various locations for disease testing

MOTI constructs enclosed carcass pits in effort to solve attractant issue

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) has developed enclosed carcass collection…

Candidates help teach introduction to politics at Cranbrook school

Candidates coming to TM Roberts Elementary to discuss democracy with students at the very beginning of their political awareness.

One in custody following Street Angel break-in

A man has been arrested and some of the stolen meat recovered

Say it ain’t snow! Early winter blast expected for Kootenays

It’s going to look like winter, and feel like winter, as Arctic air meets a wet coastal system

Kootenay Ferry to shut down Thursday afternoon

The ferry will stop servicing Balfour and Kootenay Bay as of 2:45 p.m. until Friday morning

Local politicos head off to annual municipal conference

Cranbrook mayor, councillors and regional MLA off to annual gathering of local B.C. politicians

City seeking feedback on childcare services

A consultant will be holding an open house on Oct. 5 to gather public comments

Partial-candidate meeting sees poor public participation

Short-notice event brings four election candidates to Invermere Friday night

Province seeks feedback on backcountry access issues

The provincial government is holding local consultation sessions with an eye to…