Cranbrook Townsman

Setting New Year’s resolutions, and sticking to them

One Cranbrook nutritionist says a plan is most important part of any goal

  • Jan 6, 2021

Council votes to delay public hearing for rezoning of property tapped for proposed homeless shelter

An upcoming public hearing has been delayed for a zoning amendment facilitating a proposed homeless shelter, following discussions during a Cranbrook city council meeting on Monday night.

Cranbrook RCMP investigating dead ducks found in Tamarack Centre parking lot

The local detachment is asking anyone with information to come forward

  • Jan 5, 2021

Light at the end of the tunnel: Tourism industry looks beyond January

The industry is optimistic for the future, but pessimistic for January

  • Jan 5, 2021

Moderna vaccine distributed to remote, rural Interior Health communities

Interior Health starts to receive and deploy COVID-19 vaccine

Assessed property values on the rise in the Kootenays

Cranbrook up six per cent, Kimberley up 12 per cent as BC Assessment sends out notices

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.

East Kootenay’s first baby of 2021

Baby girl Paisley was born on New Year's Day at 3:37 p.m. at East Kootenay Regional Hospital

  • Jan 4, 2021

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.

Olivia tops list – again – for B.C.’s most popular baby names in 2020

Liam and Oliver also remain popular choices for new babies in the province

  • Jan 3, 2021

Fernie sewer makes 1,600 masks in 2020

Mary Weselake has been making masks to help raise money for Angel Flight East Kootenay

  • Dec 31, 2020

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!

Post box bandits run amok in Elk Valley

At least six community post boxes have been broken into in the last two months

  • Dec 31, 2020

Reflecting on the year that was in the RDEK

Board chair Rob Gay talks about the challenges faced and addressed by the regional district

  • Dec 31, 2020

Collision between Ford F-350, logging truck sheds light on backroad safety

Contractors, search and rescue calling for use of radios on forest service roads

  • Dec 30, 2020

Opinion: Coming together for the greater good

Despite a trying year, community spirit remains alive and well

  • Dec 30, 2020

Recapping a year of challenges in the Kootenays and Ottawa

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison reflects on the last 12 months as a new year looms