Cranbrook Townsman

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.

RCR confident in COVID-protocols

FAR remains open to all, but RCR executives encourage compliance with travel advisories

  • Dec 29, 2020

Bench stolen from Cranbrook Arts Council

There is sentimental value in this bench, as it was given to the Arts Council by the late Bud Abbott

  • Dec 28, 2020

Looking back on an unprecedented year

It's difficult to quantify the events of 2020.

Hugs & Slugs: Merry Christmas to all our readers and contributors

Hugs: A big hug to Dave Humphrey for his weekly "It happened this week…" compilation of historical news items from Cranbrook and area. Always an enjoyable read.

  • Dec 24, 2020

Underpants, Beards and Consonants

Gwynne Dyer on Navalny's poisoned underwear, new beard science, and ways of speaking to help prevent Covid

  • Dec 24, 2020

Avalanche warning issued for B.C. Interior, Alberta

Recent snow storms have created dangerous avalanche conditions, says forecaster

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.

Avalanche danger ratings high across East Kootenay

Monday's snow storm is expected to bring an avalanche cycle

  • Dec 21, 2020

Farm life: A sustainable holiday season

Ways I am trying to reduce waste throughout the holidays

  • Dec 21, 2020

Winter storm warning in effect for East Kootenay region

15 to 25 centimetres of snow is expected to fall before Tuesday morning

  • Dec 21, 2020

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

Matching donations to help Foundry East Kootenay campaign

The East Kootenay Foundation For Health has raised over $200,000 from generous donations as part of the annual Starlite campaign that kicked off in November to support Foundry East Kootenay.

Woensdregt: Celebrating the light

Yme Woensdregt

  • Dec 18, 2020

Fire Hall Kitchen and Tap to cook, deliver 400 meals on Christmas day

COVID has cancelled the annual Christmas dinner with Arby's and DQ after 22 years

  • Dec 17, 2020

Slash piles near Community Forest set to be burned Thursday morning

Smoke may be visible at the south end of Cranbrook Thursday morning due to slash pile burning, according to the city.

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

Teck braces for strike action at export terminal

The company didn't say whether a strike would impact mining operations

  • Dec 17, 2020