Local News

Top Cranbrook RCMP boss off to Kelowna

S/Sgt. Lee wrapped up last day on Dec. 20 in Cranbrook, will assume new duties in January.

Regional news recap

A quick recap of the top news stories this week in Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie and Kimberley.

SD5 is not considering fees for non-resident students

MLA Tom Shypitka had raised concerns that the school board was considering fees for WHL players

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Kootenay East MLA ‘couldn’t be happier’ with electoral reform result

71.8 per cent of the Kootenay East vote favoured keeping the First Past the Post system

Citizen Science: Sign up for the annual Christmas Bird Count

National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count, in Cranbrook December 29, and in Kimberley, January 5

Four in custody following home invasion

Stolen items seized after search warrants executed in three residences

Snowboarder buried in Elk Valley avalanche

Group self-rescues after triggering an avalanche south of Sparwood

Memorial Arena set to open this week

Cranbrook gets an early Christmas present as Memorial Arena opens after four-month repairs

SPCA puts out fundraising call for Bumble the kitty

Stray cat taken into care needs surgery to remove eyes because of glaucoma

How the Grinch did not steal Christmas

Cranbrook RCMP recover stolen packages thanks to the help of Denim with Police Dog Services

Cattle truck crash closes Hwy 3 near Jaffray

A detour route is available via Betania Rd

Cattle truck crash closes Hwy 3 near Jaffray

A detour route is available via Betania Rd

Jingle Bell Walk takes over school neighbourhood

Kootenay Orchards Elementary School collects donated food items for the Cranbrook Food Bank Society

Avalanche Canada issues special public warning

Very weak layer buried under recent snow a cause for concern