Our Town

Kelsey Thompson as Lucy

The Daughter From The Future

In CCT’s ‘Lucy,’ an autistic 13-year-old girl takes us on a dark journey to the interior

  • Oct 6, 2016
Kelsey Thompson as Lucy
Ready to hit the road in the Rambler.

Time Travel: It happened this week in Cranbrook

Hyde Baker's new car; Eagle versus goat; The Ptarmigan; and other news and notes from 1905-1906

  • Oct 5, 2016
Ready to hit the road in the Rambler.
Cranbrook-based Rockies Rowing Club rowers attended the Head of the Pend Oreille regatta recently and came home with bling. The one day regatta was held on the Priest River in Priest River

Rockies Rowers rock the regatta

Cranbrook-based Rockies Rowing Club rowers attended the Head of the Pend Oreille regatta recently and came home with bling.

  • Sep 28, 2016
Cranbrook-based Rockies Rowing Club rowers attended the Head of the Pend Oreille regatta recently and came home with bling. The one day regatta was held on the Priest River in Priest River
Don Gawne is pictured in his natural environment on Joseph Creek’s Mt. Stevens Deck Garden.

Don Gawne a gardening great

Don Gawne was the mastermind behind the whole gardening operation at Joseph Creek Care Village in Cranbrook.

  • Sep 23, 2016
Don Gawne is pictured in his natural environment on Joseph Creek’s Mt. Stevens Deck Garden.
Speakers shared their reasons for a bright future in the region at the Optimism in the East Kootenay forum at the Key City Theatre on Wednesday night.

Optimism in the East Kootenay

Speakers shared reasons for a bright future at the Key City Theatre on Wednesday night.

  • Sep 23, 2016
Speakers shared their reasons for a bright future in the region at the Optimism in the East Kootenay forum at the Key City Theatre on Wednesday night.
Health Minister Terry Lake (l) and Transportation Minister Todd Stone at the opening of the new clinical services building at Royal Inland Hospital on September 16.

Royal Inland Hospital expansion will mean increased taxes for all area residents

The planned patient care tower will result in an additional $20 per year tax for at least a decade for all residences in the region.

Health Minister Terry Lake (l) and Transportation Minister Todd Stone at the opening of the new clinical services building at Royal Inland Hospital on September 16.
Joey Sandberg of the Choice

New mural marks entrance to downtown Cranbrook

Ktunaxa artists add glowing painting to wall of The Choice

  • Sep 19, 2016
Joey Sandberg of the Choice
The Jail and Bail fundraiser for Cops for Kids at the Tamarack Centre this week raised $9

Successful Jail and Bail raises $9,700

As part of the Cops for Kids Charitable Foundation, officers arrested several people in Cranbrook, Sept. 14. as a fundraiser.

  • Sep 16, 2016
The Jail and Bail fundraiser for Cops for Kids at the Tamarack Centre this week raised $9
Dean Smith

Community orchestra recruiting for new season

A new conductor will be taking over the Cranbrook Community Orchestra, as long-time music teacher Dean Smith is stepping up to the podium.

  • Sep 16, 2016
Dean Smith
Cranbrook is becoming a little more striped and a little more masked.

Welcome to the neighbourhood

Several fine specimens of Procyon lotor are making their home near the Cranbrook Golf Course.

  • Sep 14, 2016
Cranbrook is becoming a little more striped and a little more masked.
Remains of some of the pipes that supplied water from Idlewild Reservoir

Last Days of the Idlewild Dam

The City of Cranbrook’s $2.8 million dollar rehabilitation project is ready for the next phase.

  • Sep 14, 2016
Remains of some of the pipes that supplied water from Idlewild Reservoir
An 1830 sketch of Hugh Glass

The enduring story of the desperate Hugh Glass

Booknotes looks at the much told legend of the fur trader who survived

  • Sep 9, 2016
An 1830 sketch of Hugh Glass
If I carry something with me every day it will have a use as a tool and if it is capable of being used as a weapon that is not the intention of its use.

Carrying Weapons for Personal-Protection

The question gets asked of me a lot. Should I carry a weapon for personal-protection and if so what should I carry?

  • Sep 9, 2016
If I carry something with me every day it will have a use as a tool and if it is capable of being used as a weapon that is not the intention of its use.

Police making fun arrests for local kids

Cops for Kids are rolling into Cranbrook as a part of their ride on Sept 14, and they’ve got some business to tend to

  • Sep 6, 2016
Cheer on the riders of the fourth annual East Kootenay Gran Fondo as they speed through the Platzl

An Extra Special Family outing in Kimberley

Cheer on the riders of the fourth annual East Kootenay Gran Fondo as they speed through the Platzl

  • Sep 6, 2016
Cheer on the riders of the fourth annual East Kootenay Gran Fondo as they speed through the Platzl
Scouting the high country before the hunting seasson can pay big dividends.

Pre-Season Scouting Pays Off

F.J. Hurtak on how a little leg-work in advance of hunting season can bring big dividends

  • Sep 6, 2016
Scouting the high country before the hunting seasson can pay big dividends.
Visual Arts Committee Chair Linda Douglas handed out a cheque Saturday to Darlene Purnell

Purnell wins Arts on the Edge People’s Choice Award

Fibre art piece titled "Standing Tall" received the most votes from the public.

  • Sep 6, 2016
Visual Arts Committee Chair Linda Douglas handed out a cheque Saturday to Darlene Purnell
Rock of Ages (High School Edition) — Wild Drama's fall production

Bringing the mythical world of the ‘80s to life

Wild Drama holding auditions for ‘Rock of Ages (High School Edition)’ on first day of school

  • Sep 2, 2016
Rock of Ages (High School Edition) — Wild Drama's fall production
Taylor Rocca

Farewell: This isn’t goodbye; simply so long for now

Taylor Rocca, Townsman & Bulletin sports editor signing off one last time

Taylor Rocca
From Kindergarten through Grade 12 — Sparks

Take Guiding with you for life

Girl Guides of Canada is now registering members, leaders in Cranbrook, Kimberley, Creston

  • Aug 26, 2016
From Kindergarten through Grade 12 — Sparks