Trevor Crawley

MP Morrison reflects on systemic racism in public service, RCMP

Kootenay-Columbia MP wants RCMP mandate letters to prioritize combating racism

Environmental organizations call for federal assessment of Teck mine expansion

Environmental groups are urging the federal government to designate a proposed coal mine expansion from Teck Resources in the Elk Valley for an impact assessment.

City targets August for preliminary reopening of recreational facilities

Plans are underway to reopen city parks and recreational facilities following approval of a strategy from city council earlier this week.

Fundraising goal reached for new diagnostic equipment at Cranbrook hospital

Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary donates $45,000 to reach $1.2 million goal for SPECT CT

Airport manager updates city council on COVID-19 impacts

While the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated domestic and international air travel across the country and the world, there is reason for optimism for operations out at the Canadian Rockies International Airport.

Interior Health issues drug alert in Cranbrook

Interior Health has issued a drug alert for Cranbrook after drug checking results through ANKORS revealed highly toxic levels of fentanyl and benzodiazepines from a dark purple pebbly substance sold as down.

State of local emergency declared in Windermere due to flood concerns

A State of Local Emergency has been declared in Windermere due to the rising levels of Windermere Creek, which is threatening flooding of homes and properties in the low-lying area where the creek flows into Windermere Lake.

Fairmont debris flow event ‘could have been catastrophic’

Debris flow mitigation measures from two years ago prevented a larger scale disaster

Ktunaxa Nation cancels annual charity golf tournament

The decision was made in response to ongoing COVID-19 transmission concerns

A stand in solidarity against racism and discrimination

A diverse crowd led by youth marched from Cranbrook's Spirit Square in the downtown core to Rotary Park to take a stand in solidarity against racism and discrimination on Friday night.

Home sales down, price correction coming: Realtor

There has been a 10 per cent drop in single family dwelling sales since the start of the year, as real estate activity dipped once the full effects of the restrictions were put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Province to begin forest fuel reduction around Cranbrook’s southern boundary

The B.C. government is set to begin work on forest fuel reduction around Cranbrook's southern boundary, based on a provincial program designed to reduce wildfire risks around communities.

Emergency services personnel responding to 14th Ave accident

Emergency services personnel have responded to a motor vehicle accident on 14th Ave across from Christ the Servant Parish Church on Tuesday afternoon. RCMP, Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services, B.C. Ambulance Service and Fortis BC were all attending the scene of a single pickup truck that left to road and is currently sitting on a residential property. Traffic is currently blocked both ways on 14th Ave. The status of the driver is unknown at this time.

Evacuation order downgraded in Fairmont, alert remains in place

An evacuation order has been downgraded for properties along Fairmont Creek, but local government officials warn that residents in affected areas should remain ready to leave if conditions worsen.

City seeking budget, services feedback through survey

The city wants to know how satisfied residents are with service levels and budget planning.

Rivers, creeks flooding across the East Kootenay due to rainstorm

Residents evacuated in Fairmont, other properties on alert due to debris flow concerns

Homes evacuated in Fairmont due to localized flooding from heavy rainfall

RDEK has issued a state of local emergency, RCMP going door to door in affected areas

City seeking feedback through citizen satisfaction survey

The City of Cranbrook is creating a survey to determine resident satisfaction and expectation in regard to services, which will be used to inform the budget process for next year.

City releases draft annual report on salaries, expenses

The City of Cranbrook has released a draft annual financial document that municipalities must submit to the provincial government containing information on council and employee salaries as well as payments for goods and services.