Our Town

Frances Boulton

RCMP honours Frances Boulton

Frances Boulton was presented with the RCMP's 'Second Person' award at Joseph Creek Village Thursday, April 14

  • Apr 15, 2016
Frances Boulton
Jory Kinjo will be performing at the Studio Stage Door on Friday

Rutledge, Tyler-Kinjo to play at Stage Door

Talented musicians to perform at the Studio Stage Door on April 15th.

  • Apr 13, 2016
Jory Kinjo will be performing at the Studio Stage Door on Friday
Bringing back the wounded from the attack on Vimy Ridge

The Battle of Vimy Ridge

Digging through newspaper archives reveals local soldiers participated in iconic First World War battle.

Bringing back the wounded from the attack on Vimy Ridge
Galactus

Galactus among us

Who's in this latest creation of Richelle's Custom Creations?

  • Apr 7, 2016
Galactus
A photo reprinted from the Lethbridge Herald with the caption “V. Hyde Baker and party in the automobile with railway wheels.” A serious auto enthusiast

V. Hyde Baker: To the Manor Born

The pre-history of Cranbrook as remembered by Valentine Hyde Baker from the Herald newspaper of December 15, 1910.

  • Apr 7, 2016
A photo reprinted from the Lethbridge Herald with the caption “V. Hyde Baker and party in the automobile with railway wheels.” A serious auto enthusiast
Katie Norton (right) was 2015 Honorary Chair of the Cranbrook/Kimberley Relay for Life

May The Fight Be With You

Canadian Cancer Society's busy April leading up to Relay for Life

  • Apr 7, 2016
Katie Norton (right) was 2015 Honorary Chair of the Cranbrook/Kimberley Relay for Life
Riza Loren Roxas Butalid

Loren gives back to life

Riza Loren Roxas Butalid Foundation will benefit students in Cranbrook, Philippines

  • Apr 6, 2016
Riza Loren Roxas Butalid
A golden eagle and (right) a bald eagle aloft.

Reverence and fear

On the Spring Equinox, Rocky Mountain Naturalists joined Vance Mattson to witness the incredible raptor migration.

  • Mar 31, 2016
A golden eagle and (right) a bald eagle aloft.
The Sound Principle presents Marion Hess

A red rose and a song for your beloved

Quartet’s Singing Valentine tradition comes to an end

  • Mar 31, 2016
The Sound Principle presents Marion Hess
Mudbogging 2016

The Rites of Spring

The annual Easter weekend celebration of the end of winter and the joys of mud took place out at Umbrella Beach at Lake Koocanusa.

  • Mar 29, 2016
Mudbogging 2016
Alice Sperr

Alice Sperr turns 100

The Townsman wishes to wish Alice Sperr a very happy birthday (belated) and best wishes on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

  • Mar 29, 2016
Alice Sperr
Easter Sunday at Fort Steele

Easter Sunday at Fort Steele Heritage Town

A sure sign that Spring has arrived is the annual Fort Steele Easter Egg Hunt.

  • Mar 29, 2016
Easter Sunday at Fort Steele
Left to right : Coxswain(steers the boat) Emily S kept us on course and saved us from crashing into an island

Take to the water with the Cranbrook Rowing Club

The Rockies Rowing Club, established in 2001, will be holding their 15th annual general meeting on Wednesday March 30

  • Mar 24, 2016
Left to right : Coxswain(steers the boat) Emily S kept us on course and saved us from crashing into an island
Jilliene Thom of the Cranbrook Skating Club is pictured here with Coach Daniela Hewison.

Young skater represents Kootenays

Jillienne Thom, of the Cranbrook Skating Club, attended the Pond to Podium Super Series StarSkate Final in Kelowna on March 7

  • Mar 24, 2016
Jilliene Thom of the Cranbrook Skating Club is pictured here with Coach Daniela Hewison.
A painting donated to the CHCA Thrift Store seems to be of great if indeterminate age.

Mysterious painting of great age

It's a striking image, with possibly a striking history, and it goes to show what striking items can be found at local thrift stores.

  • Mar 24, 2016
A painting donated to the CHCA Thrift Store seems to be of great if indeterminate age.
Pictured left to right: Melanie Dodgson (volunteer)

Thrift Store re-opens

The Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Store has more than 3,000 square feet of new flooring, thanks to a community effort.

  • Mar 24, 2016
Pictured left to right: Melanie Dodgson (volunteer)

Bicycles needed for iRide program

iRide organizers are looking for children's sized bicycles to use for the iRide School program.

  • Mar 24, 2016
Astarte Sellars appeared before Cranbrook City Council on March 21st and read Sun Walk

Sun Walk

ManWoman poem read at Council to mark Mayor's Poetry Challenge

  • Mar 22, 2016
Astarte Sellars appeared before Cranbrook City Council on March 21st and read Sun Walk
Seated in the front row: Donna Boggs

CHCA honours volunteers and their careers

The Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary held its first Annual Life Members Tea on March 14 at the Heritage Inn.

  • Mar 18, 2016
Seated in the front row: Donna Boggs
The Cranbrook Brewery Co. on Joseph Prairie. To the right are the Imperial Oil Co. tanks and ware house

The Cranbrook Brewing Company

It took the town of Cranbrook six years before the first brewery was constructed: the Cranbrook Brewing and Malting Company

  • Mar 18, 2016
The Cranbrook Brewery Co. on Joseph Prairie. To the right are the Imperial Oil Co. tanks and ware house