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Restorative pole project underway in Edgewood

The pole was made almost 50 years ago to pay respect to local First Nations

Council mulls drive-in events following new provincial restrictions

A new order from the province’s top doctor banning gatherings of 50…

Cranbrook 2020 property tax notices in the mail

Taxes are due on Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Cranbrook march against discrimination
Man catches bald eagle from water in Kootenay lake
No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests
Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks

Angel Flight takes to the skies once more

Angel Flight East Kootenay is once again offering free flights to Kelowna for medical appointments

Hometown heroes: Ktunaxa Nurse Manager Heather Fenner

With various sectors of the economy continuing to open their doors to…

City releases draft annual report on salaries, expenses

The City of Cranbrook has released a draft annual financial document that…

East Kootenay snow packs still moderately high

EK snow packs at 114 per cent of normal

Car stolen from Cranbrook airport

Cranbrook RCMP are investigating a report of a stolen vehicle. The 2020…

City of Cranbrook encourages property owners to flush water lines ahead of reopening

Many local businesses and buildings have been closed or vacant for the past several months

Know how and when to use bear spray in the outdoors: WildSafeBC

Avoid conflict with wildlife as provincial parks set to re-open for camping and backcountry access

Disc golf back better than ever in East Kootenay

Rules in place for safe play, improvements to local courses, plans for the future

Young girl flown to Calgary after mountain biking accident near Invermere

Family had been mountain biking on the Johnson Trail in the Columbia Valley

Former Grand Forks fire chief suing city for wrongful dismissal

Dale Heriot was fired in July 2019 after his department was investigated for safety, bullying issues

BC bats don’t spread COVID-19 says Kootenay Bat Project

Misinformation can lead to problems for bats, project says

City council rejects cell tower proposal

Council has rejected a proposal for a cell tower on undeveloped land…

Council seeks to remove yellow recycling bins at Memorial Arena

City council is asking the Regional District to remove yellow recycling bins…

Cranbrook Farmer’s Market kicks off spring season in May

The market will be held outdoors earlier this year with new COVID-19 protocols in place.

WildSafeBC reporting uptick in raccoon sightings in Kimberley, Cranbrook

Food-conditioned and human habituated raccoons become bolder around humans

MP Morrison endorses O’Toole for Tory leadership

Conservative leadership candidate says he sees eye-to-eye with Morrison on a ‘bunch of issues’

Cranbrook Public Produce Garden now open to the community

The garden is open for the season with social distancing regulations and modifications in place