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Fire dept., RCMP attend early morning fire in Cranbrook

The Cranbrook Fire Department and RCMP were called to the scene of…

MP warns of scam after catching Facebook Messenger imposter account

Wayne Stetski issues warning about an imposter messenger account that is using his profile photo

Bountiful child bride sentencing hearing set for next week

James Oler to return to Cranbrook Supreme Court on Monday; crown to present sentencing options

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Angel Flight East Kootenay takes first patient to Kelowna

RDEK celebrates Area C Volunteer of the Year

A local resident has been feted as the RDEK’s Electoral Area C…

Aquatic centre closed for pool, hot tub repairs

The City of Cranbrook is closing the entire Aquatic Centre at Western…

UPDATE: Empty cattle hauler jackknifes, driver not seriously injured

UPDATE: 4:27 p.m. RCMP has released further information about the closure of…

RDEK sets priorities for provincial government consideration

Meetings to be held during annual B.C. convention for municipal and provincial politicians

Fisherman called hero after saving man from drowning near Fernie

“I didn’t really think about anything I was doing, I just kind of did it,” said Calgary’s Aaron Jones.

Raccoons on the rise in the East Kootenay

WildSafeBC says the critters have increasingly been spotted in Cranbrook and Kimberley

Three suspects in Elk Valley carjacking spree, police pursuits appear in court

Suspects facing multiple charges including resisting arrest, theft, assaulting peace officer, more

Roofing employees injured after ‘blast’ downtown Fernie

Two roofers sustained injuries after a ‘blast’ occured while they were torching…

Feds announce $25M for Avalanche Canada

Funding promise was initially made last fall during federal government budget update

Stetski, NDP take feds to task over UN concerns with Alberta national park

UN report outlines concerns over industrial development in Wood Buffalo National Park

Zip line to be replaced at Idlewild Park

The zip line at Idlewild Park is being replaced with a double-track…

Kimberley Break and Enter suspects arrested in Cranbrook

A 44 year-old man was held in custody, has five outstanding warrants, say RCMP.

Summer roadwork hits Kootenay Street

Upgrades to storm sewer on Kootenay Street between 4th Street and 5th St. N. to begin July 9.

WATCH: Medical transport service celebrates historic first flight

Angel Flight East Kootenay takes to the skies with first patient flight to Kelowna

Public consultation set to open for RDEK solid waste management plan

Public consultation is the next step after a draft solid waste management…

East Kootenay weather: rain, thunderstorms expected

Severe thunderstorm watch has been issued across the southern interior.