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Save-On-Foods temporarily bans reusable shopping bags, suspends bottle returns due to COVID-19

It has also limited its operating hours and implemented special shopping hour for seniors

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David Alfaro says current COVID-19 recommendation doesn’t go far enough

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Air Canada temporarily suspends Vancouver-Cranbrook flight service

Air Canada is temporarily suspending flights between Vancouver aand Cranbrook between April…

Castlegar couple stranded in Ecuador

Closed borders and travel limitations keep Joanne Jordan and Larry Skilling in Ecuador.

East Kootenay SPCA encourages adoption despite restricted access to shelters

‘The best place for any of these animals to weather out this COVID-19 storm is in a loving home’: Manager

Search and Rescue, Avalanche Canada, urge backcountry users to use caution

Make sensible decisions to avoid injury and extra strain on healthcare system amidst pandemic

Local, regional task force to tackle economic recovery amid COVID-19 pandemic

A new task force in partnership with municipal governments and businesses and…

College of the Rockies adjusting operations in response to COVID-19

The College of the Rockies campus in Cranbrook and around the region…

Surgical masks pile up on Hong Kong beaches after COVID-19 outbreak

B.C. resident working with ocean conservation team to track trash on Soko Islands

City closing offices to public, staff to remain working in offices or remotely

All offices and facilities, along with face-to-face front counter services have been…

Grocery stores making changes in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Save-On-Foods is making changes such as limiting store hours and reserving time…

Advocates urge community to shop local as COVID-19 affects businesses

As businesses struggle to cope with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19…

RCR closes all resorts for duration of season due to COVID-19 pandemic

This comes as an update to their previously announced one-week suspension

Cranbrook Boys and Girls Club suspends programming

The Cranbrook Boys and Girls Club is suspending licensed childcare programs, after-school…

Cranbrook churches scaling back, closing services

Places of worship are being affected by ongoing COVID-19 concerns as churches…

Cranbrook Food Bank seeks volunteers, donations

A typically slow time of year made even more difficult due to COVID-19 concerns.

Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing confirms guest tested positive for COVID-19

Guest also stayed in Revelstoke Mountain Resort hotel, skied resort and visited restaurants

RDEK closes facilities to public, but remains open for business

In keeping with increasing social distancing measures in response to the COVID-19…