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CBT seeks input for new strategic plan

RDEK board updated on CBT plans to develop new strategic plan, mark 25th anniversary

Laurie Middle School band returns from Okanagan music festival

Students performed for adjudicators, participated in workshops to learn new skills

Teck updates RDEK board on proposed Castle Mountain expansion

Teck is eyeing an expansion of operations at Fording River that would…

Data suggests B.C. efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19 cases are starting to work
Young Abbotsford couple marries in quiet ceremony despite COVID-19
B.C. premier announces $5-billion COVID-19 aid and recovery plan
Feds release ads to back COVID-19 fight

UPDATED: Reports of two dogs dead, a third extremely ill after walking in Wycliffe Butte

UPDATE: As of Saturday, Mar. 7 Another report on Facebook has been…

Dealing with skunks during mating season

Skunks will be looking for a place to call home before they give birth to a litter of kits.

Newly-branded Game Day EK seeks new volunteers

Fundraising event for Alberta Children’s Hospital has raised nearly $50K to date

Firefighters extinguish small fire at detached garage

Firefighters doused a small fire at a detached garage at a residence…

Elkford Fire Rescue vents frustration with drivers at emergency scene

Elkford Fire Rescue is venting frustration with highway drivers who ignored traffic…

MacKinnon accepts deputy director role at Cranbrook fire department

A familiar face at the Cranbrook fire department has accepted a management…

Bitcoin ATM offers alternative currency option

Anytime someone needs some cash, heads turn in search of the nearest…

Wildfire in the Rocky Mountain Trench: past, present and future

Presentation featuring a pair of experts will discuss regional fire history, mitigation strategies

Cockpit recorder inactive in Australian air tanker tragedy, crash probe finds

Investigation continues in crash of Coulson C-130 air tanker

  • Mar 2, 2020

Kootenay-Columbia MP presses feds on roadblocks, firearms

Rob Morrison questions Public Safety Minister Bill Blair during parliamentary committee meeting

Local, regional air cadets participate in effective speaking competition

Local and regional air cadets from around the Kootenays participated in an…

Cranbrook main water line to be flushed Tuesday

There may be some discolouration in water across the City while work is being completed.

Habitat for Humanity seeks board members in Kootenays

Helping build affordable homes takes planning, volunteers and commitment

  • Feb 29, 2020

Sexual assault stories from treeplanting camps ‘shocking but not surprising’

Contractors’ association is working with trainers to create respectful culture

EKRH operating rooms re-open after dust causes temporary closure

A breach in ventilation during pre-construction work caused the re-scheduling of 24 elective surgeries

Helen Barron appointed to lead Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce

A familiar face is stepping up to lead the Cranbrook Chamber of…

City issues reminder on prohibited areas for dogs

The city is asking residents to keep dogs off sports fields, playgrounds…