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Cranbrook cull comes to an end: Eight deer the result

Cranbrook’s latest deer cull operations have come to an end, with the…

?aq’am goes into lockdown after reports of shots fired

A lockdown of buildings out at the ?aq’am community was lifted without…

City pursuing grant funding for water pipeline bypass

Project will allow city for projects at Phillips Reservoir without interrupting water service to residents

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Cranbrook councillors react to city governance audit

Elected councillors are responding to the release of a governance audit of…

Interior Health issues drug alert in Cranbrook, warns of MDMA overdoses

There have been recent reports of multiple overdoses with severe outcomes in Cranbrook.

Cranbrook Food Recovery program celebrates success of food diversion

Community organizations, farmers benefiting from first months of program as food is kept out of landfill

Volunteers needed for 2020 Sam Steele Days

Co-chairs will be mentored to fill roles of those stepping down in 2021

Cranbrook named one of the most secret municipal governments in Canada

City of Cranbrook gets “Honorable Mention” in the annual Code of Silence Awards

Otters relocated after devastating fish populations at Kootenay hatchery

The otters were relocated out of the Kootenay watershed last year in an effort to save the fish.

Cheapest in B.C.: Penticton gas prices dip below $1 per litre

Two stores in Penticton have gas below a dollar.

Kootenay-Columbia MP urges end to ‘illegal roadblocks’ in solidarity with pipeline dispute

Rob Morrison says protestors across Canada need to remove roadblocks on roads, rail lines

Regional District of East Kootenay draft 5-year financial plan open for review

The public comment period is open until noon on March 2

  • Feb 21, 2020

Key City Theatre establishes new endowment fund

The Key City Theatre Legacy Fund was made possible thanks to an anonymous donation

City approves amendments for proposed Innes Ave housing development

Local residents brought concerns to council during public hearing before the council vote

Business community gets insider look at the Cranbrook Bucks

Nathan Lieuwen talks about the state of the BCHL franchise and the plans for the future

Two arrested following deer trap vandalism investigation

Two people have been arrested following a criminal investigation into deer trap…

Special public hearing set for proposed Innes Ave development

Local residents will have the opportunity to provide feedback to the council tonight at city hall

Town of Creston gets grant to ‘undevelop’ reservoir site

By Lorne Eckersley A last minute grant application earlier in the winter…

  • Feb 19, 2020

City clarifies load restrictions on local roads

The city is clarifying that many of the industrial and arterial roads…

Cranbrook taking part in provincial homeless count this March

Cranbrook is one of two communities that will be part of a multi-day pilot program.