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B.C. dangerous offender in court for violating no-contact order, sends letter to victim

Wayne Belleville was shocked to see a letter addressed to him from his shooter, Ronald Teneycke

The shootout at the Bechtel Ferry: 1945

On August 24, 1945, Charles Bechtel, age 66, was killed by the BC Provincial Police just south of the ranch.

  • Jan 18, 2019

Hospice seeks clients for Live & Learn Program

After a successful two-year trial period, the Cranbrook and Kimberley Hospice Society is renewing its Live and Learn day program, and is putting out the word to prospective clients.

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Spike in Jaffray bear calls cause for concern

In 2018 there were 38 calls about bears spotted in the Jaffray area, compared to one call in 2017.

Cranbrook, Kimberley mayors discuss local issues at business event

Mayor Lee Pratt and Mayor Don McCormick sound off on economic development, housing, and wildfires

Charges laid after RCMP traffic stop

Cranbrook police arrest 32-year-old man on prohibited weapon charge, breaching conditions

44 Engineer Squadron opening new Cranbrook Armoury

The Canadian Army has a new and growing presence in Cranbrook, and is celebrating with an open house, Saturday, Jan. 19.

SPCA seeks help for Shelby the dog

Cranbrook branch seeks help with costs for a Shih Tzu suffering from a number of medical issues.

City of Cranbrook suffered malware attack in 2018

Emergency upgrade of information technology was announced last May

Kootenay-Columbia MP talks federal legislation with regional politicians

Topics included firearms, navigable waters protection, Columbia River Treaty negotiations and more.

Avalanche Canada advises extreme caution in Purcells

Danger high in Alpine, considerable at tree line

BC Parks License Plates and Columbia Basin Trust Support Innovative Ecological Study.

Looking for an Ancient Frog with Modern Genetics in Gilnockie Provincial Park.

Kimberley man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck