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State of local emergency declared in Windermere due to flood concerns

A State of Local Emergency has been declared in Windermere due to…

City council hears pitch for downtown business improvement zone

A Cranbrook business organization is pitching the creation of a new not-for-profit…

MP Morrison demands Liberals recall Parliament

Kootenay-Columbia parliamentarian not satisfied with plan for summer committee meetings

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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

Fairmont debris flow event ‘could have been catastrophic’

Debris flow mitigation measures from two years ago prevented a larger scale disaster

St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino celebrates 20 years of golf

A dream of reconciliation resulting in a championship course owned by the Ktunaxa communities

Ktunaxa Nation cancels annual charity golf tournament

The decision was made in response to ongoing COVID-19 transmission concerns

School District 5 set to reopen playgrounds

District urges parents, children to keep safety procedures in mind

Cranbrook Pro Rodeo cancelled for 2020

August rodeo at the Wycliffe Exhibition Grounds would have been the 34th annual edition

The heart of fawning season in Cranbrook

It’s fawning season in the Cranbrook area, so be alert, especially when…

A stand in solidarity against racism and discrimination

A diverse crowd led by youth marched from Cranbrook’s Spirit Square in…

Columbia Basin Trust expands programming to support businesses

The revised programs will help local businesses to reopen and modify operations

Local photographer raises over $5,000 for Cranbrook Food Bank

Damien Vincent raised the money through his version of the Front Porch Family Photo project

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary rescinds all Grand Forks-area evacuation orders

Evacuation alerts for 1,136 Boundary properties remain in effect as officials monitor forecasts

PHOTOS: Momma black bear and cubs spotted in Townsite

A momma black bear and her two cubs, spotted getting near The…

Home sales down, price correction coming: Realtor

There has been a 10 per cent drop in single family dwelling…

Nature Conservancy takes in more lands near Canal Flats

Badgers, bears and birds to benefit from bolstering bunchgrass conservation in Rocky Mountain Trench

Kimberley/Cranbrook RCMP recognize ten years of auxiliary constable service

Sgt. Chris Newel and S/Sgt. Barry Graham would like to recognize ten…

RDEK urges residents to be prepared for emergencies including flooding, wildfire

The East Kootenay region has been placed on a high streamflow advisory

Pay guarantee removed for some Kootenay on-call paramedics

Guarantee phased out as BCEHS introduces a new “scheduled on call” model

Province to begin forest fuel reduction around Cranbrook’s southern boundary

The B.C. government is set to begin work on forest fuel reduction…