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City adopts tax rate bylaw with 3.97 per cent increase

Cranbrook city council has formally approved a tax rate bylaw that will…

BC Hydro extending distribution line towards Moyie

BC Hydro is working on a project along Highway 3 between Cranbrook…

  • May 15, 2019

Cranbrook History Centre requests increase to annual city grant

Guy Santucci, president of the board, says operational costs continue to rise

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Cranbrook gets third disc golf course at Idlewild Park

Kimberley Golf Club proceeds with sale of course

Purcell International Education is purchasing the 18-hole course.

Marcelo Bahamondes Stenvers: Hot Rod King of the Western Hemisphere

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Marcelo Bahamondes Stenvers, the Hot Rod King of…

Officials expecting lower water levels at Koocanusa reservoir

BC Hydro anticipating lower snowpack, lower water flows through regional river systems

Updated: John Hudak wins city council byelection

Results will be officially validated on Wednesday at city hall

The week in review: May 10

A video recap of this week’s top stories in Cranbrook

MBSS Music makes a splash at Whister festival

The Mount Baker Music Department has just returned from participating in the…

  • May 10, 2019

Red Seal chef Steven Lechmann teaches Cannabis Consumables course

Marijuana is legal, but edibles can’t yet be purchased. This course teaches how to make them yourself

Second advance poll nets 657 ballots for upcoming byelection

General election day set for Saturday, May 11, with polls open at the Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort

BCTF president tours through Southeast Kootenay school district

Glen Hansman talks teacher shortages, status of new collective bargaining agreement negotiations

More projects at Idlewild Park are underway

City staff and community groups are working to improve and upgrade park amenities

SPCA seeks help for frightened cat with dental problems

The BC SPCA’s East Kootenay Branch is seeking the public’s help with…

McKerrow seeks seat in Cranbrook byelection

William McKerrow has been campaigning hard for the Cranbrook municipal byelection, set…

Kootenay communities receive funding for wildfire mitigation

Province doles out nearly $1 million to regional communities, First Nations, ahead of fire season

No decisions made on proposed Retallack recreation tenure near Kimberley

The application from Retallack for a 70,000ha tenure is still under review.

Stetski’s local food day bill goes to committee review

Proposed legislation would recognize agricultural producers on Fridays before Thanksgiving

Stetski secures funding for federal summer jobs program

Kootenay-Columbia MP helps set priorities for regional summer work experience program

The Week in Review

A video recap of this week’s top stories