Barry Coulter

2021 well underway, so here are some … Hugs & Slugs!

Hugs: We would like to give a big hug out to the gentleman who has the orange Kubota tractor that clears the parking lot by the Community Forest. It is greatly appreciated!

Innis Avenue to close to all traffic starting January 18

Avenue facing new development will be closed from Monday, Jan. 18 to Thursday, Jan. 21, for sewer connection

World O’ Words: Insurgency, Coup d’etat, or putsch – which is best?

The events of Jan. 6 in Washington are best described by the word 'Putsch.' Here's why

Cranbrook District Teachers Association calls for end to FSAs

Foundational Skills Assessment tests to start the week of January 11 across B.C.

Cranbrook RCMP request help in identifying fraudster

Cranbrook RCMP is requesting the public's assistance in identifying an unknown woman who allegedly made fraudulent purchases at a local store.

Cast of Storybook Theatre’s ‘Annie’ features local connection

Production is now available for viewing via online streaming until January 17, 2021.

Cranbrook Community Theatre: Classics Revisited, live theatre slated for 2021

Cranbrook Community Theatre is ringing in 2021 with three opportunities for theatre lovers.

There was passion in the pyrotechnics

In my view, dear people of Cranbrook, the irruption of fireworks around the city at the stroke of midnight, 2020/2021, was an unprecedented community celebration, illuminating the black winter night from the ground up, as if my neighbours and fellow Cranbrecians had been stocking up on fireworks for weeks to make this pyrotechnical statement of love and resilience and rejoicing.

Hugs & Slugs: Happy New Year to all our readers and contributors

Hugs: Huge hugs to Steve on 5th Street South who saw me shoveling my driveway and offered to help! He used his snowblower to finish my driveway as well as the street at the end of the driveway so we wouldn't be plowed in. It was very much appreciated! Thank you so much and Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Cranbrook Legion Ladies Auxiliary disbanding

After more than 100 years of existence, the Ladies Auxiliary of Branch 24 of the Royal Canadian Legion is disbanding.

Cranbrook RCMP looking for vehicle involved with ATM theft

Cranbrook RCMP are currently looking for a vehicle that was involved in a theft of ATM from a local business.

Wild Drama presents “A Christmas Carol” online

The Drama students at Mount Baker Secondary School have had to pull out all the stops by bring their production of "A Christmas Carol" to audiences this year.

The eyes have it: An evolving communication skill

Now that we are all masked, we will be communicating much more through the language of eyes

Some Hugs to help Christmas along

Hugs: A Great Big Hug to McPherson's Funeral Home for the beautiful Celebration of Remembrance for our departed loved ones. It was their first "virtual" service for this and they all did a great job. Thank you so much. Merry Christmas

Cranbrook librarian’s book wins prestigious U.S. award

Mike Selby's 'Freedom Libraries' has been selected as Outstanding Academic Title of the Year by the Association of College and Research Libraries

Historic hotel saved from fiery destruction – again

The Cranbrook Hotel is the city's oldest hotel and one of its oldest buildings.

Potential Covid exposure at Cranbrook middle school

A potential exposure to Covid-19 at Laurie Middle School in Cranbrook has been reported by SD 5.

What do the people have to say these days …

Slugs: To the people responsible for dumping a bed box spring at the Bee Line pull out just east of Cranbrook. I can not fathom why anyone would want to do this! My husband and I discovered it on Wednesday, December 2nd. We made the four minute drive and dropped it off at the Cranbrook transfer station, which you should have done. FYI, there is no charge to do this, so hopefully you will be kind enough to take your garbage there in the future.

Funds from previous homeless shelter project are available for new Cranbrook shelter

The $224,486 raised for former Salvation Army shelter are being held by Community Foundation

UPDATE: Cranbrook RCMP say missing person has been located

UPDATE, Friday, Dec. 11: Cranbrook RCMP are reporting that Donald White has been located.