Our Town

Linda Muraro

Garden Club, Library join up for seed bank

There is a new initiative at the Cranbrook Public Library where people can take some knowledge and apply it directly to their gardens.

  • May 6, 2016
Linda Muraro
Laurie Middle School is in its intense rehearsal phase for the upcoming classic “High School Musical.”

Taking The Musical To New Heights

Laurie Middle School is in its intense rehearsal phase for the upcoming classic “High School Musical"

  • May 4, 2016
Laurie Middle School is in its intense rehearsal phase for the upcoming classic “High School Musical.”
Fred Penner

The power of Penner

Renowned children’s performer Fred Penner marks 44 years on
the road with Cranbrook concert

  • May 4, 2016
Fred Penner
10-year-old Jonah is going the head shave route in support of those afflicted with cancer. Check out this and more at the Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life

Lopping locks at the Relay

Cancer Society’s Relay for Life set for June 4 in Cranbrook

  • May 4, 2016
10-year-old Jonah is going the head shave route in support of those afflicted with cancer. Check out this and more at the Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life
Pictured

Sweethearts of 2016

Candidates for annual Sam Steele Youth Ambassador Pageant, to be held Friday, June 17, 2016, at Key City Theatre.

  • May 4, 2016
Pictured
Left to right: Jim Cameron

A bookish brew

Writers mark Authors for Indies Day, En Cervisia Novellus.

  • May 3, 2016
Left to right: Jim Cameron
Telephoners of 1906 will be pleased to hear they can soon telephone to as far as Elko

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1905, 1906

It's football season — huzzah! And other news from yesteryear. For the Week of April 24 - 30

  • Apr 29, 2016
Telephoners of 1906 will be pleased to hear they can soon telephone to as far as Elko
The Clockwatcher

Farish’s ‘Clockwatcher’ out in revised edition

Memoir reports survival and recovery following a tragic air crash in a deep, forested mountain valley near St. Mary's Lake in1983.

  • Apr 29, 2016
The Clockwatcher
The subdivision of Appleland never quite came to fruition.

Yes We Have No Bananas

Janus looks at Cranbrook more curious orchard history

  • Apr 29, 2016
The subdivision of Appleland never quite came to fruition.
Dawson Rutledge

Rutledge in Searchlight spotlight

Dawson Rutledge, a local singer/songwriter, has made it through to the next round of the CBC Music Searchlight competition.

  • Apr 27, 2016
Dawson Rutledge
More than 220 students from TM Roberts

Turtle Day draws the crowds

500 came to check out the annual event, organized by the FWCP, with help from the Rocky Mountain Naturalists.

  • Apr 27, 2016
More than 220 students from TM Roberts
The second Paterson Residence

The Architecture Of Our Ages

Janus looks at the Paterson and Dunn residences of Cranbrook

  • Apr 22, 2016
The second Paterson Residence
Matiullah Wesa

A cathedral of the mind in Afghanistan

Booknotes looks at a library surviving against great odds

  • Apr 22, 2016
Matiullah Wesa
A sample of the luxury items for sale at the upcoming GoGo Grannies’ eighth annual “Glitz and Glamour” fundraiser

Glitz, glamour for the grandmothers

GoGo Grannies aren’t quitting; Fundraiser on for May 7

  • Apr 22, 2016
A sample of the luxury items for sale at the upcoming GoGo Grannies’ eighth annual “Glitz and Glamour” fundraiser
The Western Painted Turtle is a renowned resident of Cranbrook and environs

Shout Hooray for Turtle Day

The shelled ones emerge, April 25, at Elizabeth Lake

  • Apr 20, 2016
The Western Painted Turtle is a renowned resident of Cranbrook and environs
Zoe and Riley in a double in the foreground and a single scull in the background at the 2014 BC Summer Games.

Rowing Club recruiting

Rockies Rowing Club is recruiting youth age 14,15 and 16 to learn to row and try out for the Zone 1 BC Summer Games rowing crew.

  • Apr 20, 2016
Zoe and Riley in a double in the foreground and a single scull in the background at the 2014 BC Summer Games.
Mount Baker Trash Fashion hits the runways at 7 p.m.

Get fitted for Trashion 2016

Thursday, April 21, at the Tamarack Centre in Cranbrook — be there or be square.

  • Apr 20, 2016
Mount Baker Trash Fashion hits the runways at 7 p.m.
The press team at the Cranbrook Townsman

41 years isn’t such a long time

Longtime Townsman press operator calls it a career

  • Apr 20, 2016
The press team at the Cranbrook Townsman
The Kootenay Trout Hatchery is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this weekend with an open house on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kootenay Trout Hatchery celebrating 50 years

Kootenay Trout Hatchery will be holding a public open house on Saturday, April 23, to mark 50th anniversary.

  • Apr 19, 2016
The Kootenay Trout Hatchery is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this weekend with an open house on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Death by misadventure? Here we go. -   Windermere Cemetery 2010

Death by Misadventure

The Grim Reaper takes many forms upon this mortal coil

  • Apr 15, 2016
Death by misadventure? Here we go. -   Windermere Cemetery 2010