Local News

Skier killed in avalanche near Fernie

A 36-year-old man from Alberta died in an avalanche on Monday, Jan. 8.

  • Jan 9th, 2018

Local governments waiting on marijuana legislation

Municipal and regional governments wading through legalization uncertainty.

City signs new deal with CUPE 2090

Four year contract retroactive to March 2017 will run through till 2021

Week in review February 16
Week in Review February 9
Bethany the three-legged cat needs a new home
The Week in Review: January 26, 2018

Christmas Bird Count discovers some surprise new visitors to area

Cranbrook and Kimberley Counts held Wednesday, Dec. 27, and Saturday Dec. 30, respectively.

  • Jan 8th, 2018

RDEK votes down new communications tower

Area C director Rob Gay says there was too much opposition from local residents.

Gas expected to rise five cents per litre in 2018

However, unforeseen events can change things, petroleum analyst says

Size two avalanche triggered in Orca Bowl

Fernie Search and Rescue extricate skiers injured by size two avalanche

Province raises threshold for homeowner grant to $1.65 million

Eligible homeowners must apply for the grant each year. To be eligible, the home must be used as the owner’s principal residence

Welcome Cranbrook’s newest citizen

Luke Grant, born Jan. 2, 2018, is Cranbrook’s New Year’s baby

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Assessment values rise in Kootenays

Cranbrook increases by 3.5 per cent on average.

RCMP divers recover missing 10-year-old’s body in Arrow Lake

Boy was in vehicle that rolled into lake and sank on Wednesday.

Local wildlife biologist honoured provincially

A local Wildlife Biologist has been recognized provincially with top honours from the Province.

Highway 95 closed in both directions

3.6 Kilometres south of Radium 4 Corners

2017 Harley-Davidson bike raffle raises over $28,000 for hospice

Boxing Day draw draws crowd down to Tamarack Centre