Cranbrook Townsman

Ktunaxa regional branding initiative discussed at city council

Janice Alpine presented information to mayor and council on the Ktunaxa regional branding initiative

More localized COVID-19 data being released by BC CDC

BC CDC to begin releasing weekly local health area COVID-19 data

What do the people have to say these days …

Slugs: To the people responsible for dumping a bed box spring at the Bee Line pull out just east of Cranbrook. I can not fathom why anyone would want to do this! My husband and I discovered it on Wednesday, December 2nd. We made the four minute drive and dropped it off at the Cranbrook transfer station, which you should have done. FYI, there is no charge to do this, so hopefully you will be kind enough to take your garbage there in the future.

Construction underway for new four-storey apartment building

Construction has begun for a four-storey apartment building near Victoria Ave. that will house 20 affordable housing units.

Funds from previous homeless shelter project are available for new Cranbrook shelter

The $224,486 raised for former Salvation Army shelter are being held by Community Foundation

Mount Baker music students named finalists in CBC Music Class Challenge

The jazz rendition of 'Crabbuckit' by K-OS has garnered national attention

  • Dec 10, 2020

Now is the time to double down on collective efforts, says Cranbrook doctor

Even with Christmas upon us, we must not give in to complacency of pandemic fatigue, doctor says

  • Dec 10, 2020

UPDATE: Cranbrook RCMP say missing person has been located

UPDATE, Friday, Dec. 11: Cranbrook RCMP are reporting that Donald White has been located.

UPDATED: No injuries reported as Cranbrook Hotel catches fire

Firefighters were on the scene Thursday afternoon, Dec. 10

Potential COVID-19 exposure reported at Mount Baker Secondary in Cranbrook

The individual was present at school on November 30, December 1

  • Dec 9, 2020

Save On Foods raises over $14,000 for Angel Flight East Kootenay

Stores in Kimberley, Cranbrook, Sparwood, Fernie, Golden and Nelson participated

  • Dec 9, 2020

The EU: Germany is the Reason…

By Gwynne Dyer

  • Dec 9, 2020

WildSafeBC reports annual activities to Cranbrook city council

Urban deer and bear sightings are down, while cougar sightings are slightly up in the Cranbrook area, according to a report from WildSafeBC.

BCHL postpones regular season until new year

48 % of players are 19 or older, which means nearly half of the BCHL's players are ineligible to practice with their team

Council passes second reading of zoning amendment for proposed homeless shelter

Process now opens up for public hearing, which is scheduled for early January

On rights, freedoms, and wearing masks

The Charter guarantees our rights and freedoms "only to such reasonable limits prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society"

  • Dec 7, 2020

Teck officials update RDEK on proposed mine expansion near Elkford

Representatives from Teck updated local officials on the pace of a proposed expansion to a metallurgical coal mine in the Elk Valley during a monthly regional district meeting on Friday.

New soccer head coach arrives in Cranbrook

Adam Mooi is new KEYSA technical director and will run Whitecaps academy programs in region.

Bootleg Gap Golf Course sold to Simkins Golf Management for $3 million

After the decision was made to sell back in October 2019, Council has finalized the agreement for Bootleg Gap Golf Course to be sold to Simkins Golf Management Inc.

  • Dec 4, 2020