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School district receives funding for maintenance projects

Roughly $1.7 million will go towards a roof project in Fernie, upgraded lighting and a new bus

Kimberley hosts Farmers’ Market conference this weekend

Farmers’ market vendors and organizers from across the province will gather in Kimberley to connect, learn and advance the local food sector with workshops, networking events and training

Kootenay air cadets compete in public speaking competition

Castlegar-based cadet to represent the region at provincials in Richmond

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B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

RCMP name Sgt. Barry Graham as Cranbrook detachment commander

The Mounties have a new detachment commander in Cranbrook. The RCMP announced…

Residential care funding already committed: Golden Life

Company says it changed staffing levels last year to move up to 3.36 hours of resident care per day

Stetski lauds election of federal NDP leader

Kootenay-Columbia MP looking forward to working with Jagmeet Singh in House of Commons

Shares owned by B.C. polygamist leader up for auction

Properties and assets owned by Winston Blackmore to be auctioned off to repay creditors

Kootenay-Columbia MP calls federal justice committee testimony ‘shocking’

Wayne Stetski, NDP call for national public inquiry into allegations of prosecutorial interference

Cranbrook RCMP searching for missing person

Chery Loughlin last seen at East Kootenay Regional Hospital on Thursday afternoon

Age Friendly Advisory Committee gets additional funding

For the Townsman The Cranbrook Age Friendly Advisory Committee was presented with…

A community of music

Locals Coffeehouse donates funds to school music programs, CCT, CFKR

Teck donates $1 million for improvements to The Great Trail

Groups interested in making improvements to The Great Trail in the Kootenays…

Highway contractor issues snowfall warning

System to dump between 6-20 centimetres of snow in the East Kootenay: Mainroad

UPDATED: Western Financial Place to reopen after ammonia scare

Contractors resolve situation after ammonia had been detected in facility ice plant

BC Hydro makes improvements to increase reliability in Cranbrook’s core

BC Hydro has begun a project that will make improvements to distribution…

Western Financial Place closed after ammonia detected

Cranbrook firefighters and city staff are on scene investigating the cause

Air cadet squadron marks 10-year anniversary

552 Key City Air Cadet Squadron celebrates a decade of operations in Cranbrook

Council byelection set for May 11

Vacancy at council table opened up following the resignation of Danielle Eaton in January