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Public hearing set for proposed Innes Ave housing development

City council passed a second reading of an amendment to a community…

Mainroad: use caution while driving due to heavy snow, dropping temperatures

On Monday, Mainroad Communications issued a Stakeholder Advisory for weather expected to…

Truck fire causes closure of Highway at Wardner-Fort Steele Road

No injuries were reported and the fire has been extinguished.

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Winter storm watch in effect for Elk Valley

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm watch for the Elk Valley.…

Kimberley resident warning dog owners to leash up after dog almost dies in conibear trap

Martin Brilling’s dog Jackson was caught in a trap on logging road in Matthew Creek area

Average residential values up by nine per cent in Cranbrook

Property assessments are in the mail with updated information on residential property values

Campaign launched to support young woman injured in explosion

Emergency personnel responded to a reported explosion in Cranbrook on Dec. 27.

A year of transition for regional federal politics

Morrison reflects on 2019, looks ahead to navigating minority government in the new year

Cranbrook birders take part in 120th Audobon Christmas Bird Count

Daryl Calder Last Saturday, December 28, field counters met at Elizabeth Lake…

  • Jan 2, 2020

Sandor’s Tree of Lights shines brightly

In celebration of Frank Sandor’s retirement from the rental business, Sandor Rentals…

B.C. minister: Trudeau-Trump relations haven’t impacted Columbia River Treaty talks

Katrine Conroy says progress has been made despite squabbling leaders

Fundraising campaign to help with treatment for dog in hit-and-run

A Cranbrook woman is asking for help after her dog was severely…

Provincial funding to help communities affected by forestry challenges

Jaffray to receive $75,000 for transition and support programs for workers affected by industry woes

Neil Cook awarded Medal of Good Citizenship by Province

Neil Cook, a Cranbrook resident for the past 26 years, has been…

Avalanche warning issued for several southern mountainous regions in B.C.

Regions: Purcells, Lizard Range and Flathead, South Rockies, Banff, Yoho and Kootenay National Parks

Kootenay-Columbia MP Morrison appointed to deputy shadow minister role

Morrison’s role will include oversight of issues relating to public safety and emergency preparedness

New forest industry organization formed in the Kootenays

Kootenay TSA Coalition instigated by Premier Horgan and organized by Canfor

Cranbrook Legion gives $10,000 to Health Foundation

An amazing $10,000 was donated to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health…

New equipment arrives at East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Left: CHCA President Melanie Dodgson. In front: Laura Burslem Profession Practice Lead,…