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The week in review: May 10

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

MBSS Music makes a splash at Whister festival

The Mount Baker Music Department has just returned from participating in the…

  • May 10, 2019

Red Seal chef Steven Lechmann teaches Cannabis Consumables course

Marijuana is legal, but edibles can’t yet be purchased. This course teaches how to make them yourself

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Sam Steele 2019
Cranbrook gets third disc golf course at Idlewild Park
House fire in Cranbrook
The week in review: May 24

Second advance poll nets 657 ballots for upcoming byelection

General election day set for Saturday, May 11, with polls open at the Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort

BCTF president tours through Southeast Kootenay school district

Glen Hansman talks teacher shortages, status of new collective bargaining agreement negotiations

More projects at Idlewild Park are underway

City staff and community groups are working to improve and upgrade park amenities

SPCA seeks help for frightened cat with dental problems

The BC SPCA’s East Kootenay Branch is seeking the public’s help with…

McKerrow seeks seat in Cranbrook byelection

William McKerrow has been campaigning hard for the Cranbrook municipal byelection, set…

Kootenay communities receive funding for wildfire mitigation

Province doles out nearly $1 million to regional communities, First Nations, ahead of fire season

No decisions made on proposed Retallack recreation tenure near Kimberley

The application from Retallack for a 70,000ha tenure is still under review.

Stetski’s local food day bill goes to committee review

Proposed legislation would recognize agricultural producers on Fridays before Thanksgiving

Stetski secures funding for federal summer jobs program

Kootenay-Columbia MP helps set priorities for regional summer work experience program

The Week in Review

A video recap of this week’s top stories

Crime stats down in first quarter report: Cranbrook RCMP

First quarter crime stats are down on average from the last year,…

Unique partnership opens coffeeshop at Joseph Creek Village

Golden Life Management, REALM and Auntie Barb’s Bakery partner to open new Java Creek Cafe

Regional government group elects new executive

Roly Russell of Grand Forks is the new President of the AKBLG; takes over from Rob Gay of Cranbrook.

City’s water ambassador hits the streets

Cranbrook’s water conservation public education campaign moves into full swing for the summer season

Classic car show returns to downtown Cranbrook

2019 Cranbrook Cruise’In kicks off Wednesday, May 8, on 10th Avenue S., from 5 to 9 pm

Police warn of another scam after senior defrauded

RCMP are asking scam victims to contact them as part of an ongoing investigation

Council approves zoning changes for new apartment building

City council has approved zoning changes to allow the construction of a…