Cranbrook Daily Townsman

Peyton Krebs leading WHL rookie scoring at midway point of season

Kootenay Ice rookie living up to expectations, making team better with continual improvement

Top baby names in the province

The race for the top baby name for boys born in B.C. in 2017 is close. Benjamin is out in front so far, according to the Vital Statistics Agency's preliminary statistics from Jan. 1 to Dec. 15, 2017.

Veloso scores twice (again) as Kootenay Ice win 4-3 over Hitmen (again)

Ice sweep four-game series against Calgary with dramatic regulation win powered by special teams

Cold temperatures to last through weekend

You may have noticed that it's been cold outside lately.

Highway 3 shut down following two vehicle collision

UPDATE 1:30 p.m. The highway has reopened to single lane, alternating traffic.

  • Dec 28, 2017

Kootenay Ice beat Hitmen in OT for third straight win

Team defeats Calgary in first game following holiday break, look to end four-game series with win

The Week on the Beat

It may have been Christmas but the RCMP were still busy, fielding 133 calls for service between Dec. 18-25 last week, according to S/Sgt. Hector Lee.

World O’ Words: A long life on the Goon Spoon

I have come to realize I shall never be free - it is my doom

Community Day at Kimberley Alpine Resort

A day of free skiing and riding for locals

  • Dec 27, 2017

Kootenay Ice add Bradley Ginnell from Winterhawks for draft picks

Second and third round picks exchanged for promising 2000-born forward with significant pedigree

Kootenay Ice trade Jeff de Wit to Victoria Royals for sixth-round pick

Team gives up veteran forward acquired earlier this season for future pick in WHL Bantam Draft

Top stories of 2017

Looking back at the top stories both locally and regionally around Cranbrook.

Video: California shelter dogs airlifted to Cranbrook

On Dec. 17, 2017, 32 dogs from the Ventura County Animal Services shelter were airlifted into Cranbrook, in an initiative by Playpen Boarding and Grooming and BARCS Rescue. Animal shelters are under great pressure to the wildfire situation in California. Normally holding 400 animals, the VCAS shelter's population swelled more than 1,100 in recent days. Cranbrook helped take some of that pressure off.

It Happened This Week in Cranbrook: 1908

Further news and notes from yesteryear

  • Dec 24, 2017

Cranbrook Special Olympics adds cross-country team

As of this December 16, Cranbrook Special Olympics has started a new cross country ski program.

CCT’s “The Producers” will ring in 2018

Cranbrook Community Theatre, in conjunction with the Key City Theatre, is bringing it's most ambitious project to the stage

Looking back on hunting season 2017

The 2017 hunting season has come and gone, and without question it will go down as one of the most dismal seasons in decades.

  • Dec 22, 2017

Hugs and Slugs: Dec. 21

Slugs: To the yobbo who stole the snow shovel out of my yard in the early hours of Wednesday, Dec. 20. I can see that, being frustrated with trying to get into my car looking for loose change, you've decided to move on to bigger things. Though I am sorry to be responsible for your moving to a higher level of crime, I am pleased you'll be able to make lots of loose change shovelling people's sidewalks for them with the shovel that once was mine.

It happened this week in Cranbrook: 1908

Week of December 17-23

Kootenay-Columbia MP reflects on 2017

Wayne Stetski opens up about serving regional constituents both locally and in Ottawa.