Trevor Crawley

Not Alone campaign gets fundraising boost from Pink Shirt Day

A fundraising campaign for a walk-in health and wellness centre for youth continues apace, as a local business recently donated $11,657 towards the cause.

Wildfire mitigation projects reducing risk around city boundaries

Over the last few years, there has been over 300 hectares of forest lands that have been treated for wildfire mitigation, which has been made possible through a provincial wildfire risk funding program.

Economic activity picking up on Peak Industrial lands

Finger joint mill has begun production, while multiple companies are initiating or expanding operations.

10 overdose deaths in Cranbrook last year: BC Coroners Service

There were 10 suspected illicit drug toxicity deaths in the Cranbrook local health area in 2020, according to the BC Coroners Service, as the province experienced the worst year on record for fatal overdose outcomes.

Cranbrook couple wins $75,000 with scratch ticket

A Cranbrook couple is the recipient of a cool $75,000 from a Bingo Multiplier scratch & win ticket.

Curbside recycling collection program set for May debut

A residential curbside recycling collection program is expected to begin in Cranbrook on May 3.

Cranbrook looks to create a master plan for future of downtown core

City staff is eyeing a master plan to help city council and administration visualize the future of Cranbrook's downtown core.

BC Liberal energy critic blasts ‘lack of transparency’ on Site C

MLA Tom Shypitka says Site C going ahead is a 'good thing', blames NDP for mismanagement

Kootenay-Columbia MP supports motion condemning Uighur genocide

Rob Morrison says labelling Uighur persecution as a genocide sends a message to Chinese government

Indigenous input key to Columbia River Treaty negotiations

Ecosystem function included in negotiations along with flood management and power generation priorities

City approves funding for Mount Royal infrastructure remediation

City council voted to spend up to $1.75 million this year to repair failed infrastructure in the Mount Royal Estates neighbourhood, after setting a legal dispute that was launched to recover costs for remediation.

City trumpets record year for economic development

The city is touting 2020 as a banner year for economic development in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Cranbrook adopts policy for legalizing secondary suites

Existing secondary suites in Cranbrook now have a process to become officially legalized, following approval of a new policy by city council on Monday night.

Next steps for proposed homeless shelter in Cranbrook

Details for a homeless shelter in Cranbrook are still being finalized, following the rezoning of a property near the downtown core earlier this month.

Columbia Basin Trust awards funding for regional environmental projects

The Columbia Basin Trust's Environment Grants program is awarding $650,000 in funding to 16 environmental initiatives, some of which is coming to support projects and causes in the East Kootenay.

Columbia Basin Trust awards funding for regional environmental projects

The Columbia Basin Trust's Environment Grants program is awarding $650,000 in funding to 16 environmental initiatives, some of which is coming to support projects and causes in the East Kootenay.

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cranbrook, Fernie

Latest BC CDC numbers between Feb. 7-13 show no new cases in southeast corner of BC

ʔaq̓am community holding council elections

ʔaq̓am residents are heading to the polls today to elect a chief and two band councillors after last October's election results were overturned by an appeal.

EKC grants $10,000 to Cranbrook Search and Rescue Society

The Cranbrook Search and Rescue Society - Highway Rescue is the recipient of a $10,000 grant as part of a celebration marking the East Kootenay Community Credit Union's (EKC) 70th anniversary.

SD5 seeking feedback on future of Mount Baker school

Got any thoughts on the current state of facilities at Mount Baker Secondary School?