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Warmer weather contributing to increased thefts

Cranbrook RCMP responded to reports of several thefts from residential properties recently…

Small wildfire reported outside Cranbrook

Fire crews, volunteers knock down estimated seven hectare wildfire near ʔaq̓am community

WATCH: The week in review

A video recap of some of this week’s top stories in Cranbrook

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People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

Kootenay – Columbia riding receives approval for a constituency association.

RDEK sets up self-serving sandbagging stations as snow melt continues

Residents in East Kootenay rural areas encouraged to protect property, mitigate flood risk

Video captures East Kootenay elk herd on the move

Most Kimberley and Cranbrook locals know there is a herd of elk…

Forestry warns of hot spots from last season’s fires

Fires can re-emerge after smouldering underground through the winter

Boys and Girls Club closes daycare program

A lack of qualified early childhood educator staffing is causing a crisis, according to club

Cranbrook awards two contracts for road, water main construction

More projects on the way as the city gears up for $7 million in infrastructure spending this summer

New apartment building planned for Laurie Middle School neighbourhood

City council passes first reading for zoning amendment to high density multi-family residential

Province extends heritage site agreement with Fort Steele society

B.C. government, Friends of Fort Steele Society extend heritage site agreement for another 5 years

UPDATED: Council zeros in on Balment Park indoor facility location

Proposal sees facility built over existing BMX course, city and bike society to mull track options

New college office to foster connections with students, alumni

COTR hires Graham Knipfel to serve as director of newly-created Donor and Alumni Engagement office

Protective human chain forms around Victoria mosque for Friday prayer

Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

The week in review

A video recap of this week’s top stories in Cranbrook

Jaffray, Tobacco Plains, others to receive high-speed internet upgrade

The government today announced an initiative to connect rural British Columbia

Quilters re-invent Peak Freak T-shirts

Submitted A collaboration with the Cranbrook Quilters Guild (CQG) has resulted in…

Fiorentino to run in Cranbrook byelection

A candidate in last autumn’s Cranbrook municipal election will again be seeking…