Arne Petryshen

Mechanical issues brings flight back to airport

Emergency crews were on hand as an Air Canada Jazz flight returned to Canadian Rockies International Airport late Tuesday night.

Joint meeting works out common ground

Cranbrook and Kimberley councils meet for first time since municipal election.

The sights

Kootenay Country Fair coming up

Get your prized pumpkins and cucumbers together because it’s almost time for the Kootenay Country Fair.

The sights

Cranbrook man recuperating after grizzly attack

A grizzly bear attack that occurred Tuesday night has left a man with non-life-threatening injuries.

JulyFest 2015 packed in the crowds in Kimberley

JulyFest wrapped up this past weekend and organizers said the event was a success.

The DOT-111 tank cars will be phased out in the service of dangerous goods in the next two years in Canada and three years in the U.S.

CP gives safety update to Council

Canadian Pacific railways representatives said that railway companies have learned a lot since the Lac-Mégantic disaster two years ago.

The DOT-111 tank cars will be phased out in the service of dangerous goods in the next two years in Canada and three years in the U.S.
The old fire hall on 11th Avenue South in downtown Cranbrook.

Fire Hall future fans flames of debate

At Monday night's city council meeting, Coun. Danielle Cardozo brought forward her concerns about the nature

The old fire hall on 11th Avenue South in downtown Cranbrook.
Arne Petryshen file photo Charlotte Murray

Railway museum setting off in new directions

Relaunch will see the museum become the Cranbrook History Centre.

Arne Petryshen file photo Charlotte Murray

A growth industry for Cranbrook

Company seeks to bring major medical marijuana facility to town; potential to employ 200, CEO says

The fluoride revolution that was not to be

Over the past year I have had the pleasure of covering many interesting stories. Here are a couple of my favourite stories of the year:

Cold weather will help us ring in the New Year.

Cold weather will ring in the New Year

We'll be ringing in a cool New Year's Day as arctic air continues to blow in over the East Kootenay.

Cold weather will help us ring in the New Year.
Neil Diamond as Jason Scott

Scott rocks in Diamond documentary

A local Neil Diamond performance artist will be featured in a documentary set for world-wide release.

Neil Diamond as Jason Scott

Avalanche potential in area still dangerous

Though avalanche conditions to be predictable over Christmas, Avalanche Canada noted there is still potential for danger.

Allan Watson instructs Grace Brulotte in the sit ski. Watson and other instructors will be putting on a program in late January which reaches those who are disabled to ski.

Local program trains disabled skiers

At the end of January there will be a six-week program that teaches people with disabilities how to ski at the Kimberley ski hill.

Allan Watson instructs Grace Brulotte in the sit ski. Watson and other instructors will be putting on a program in late January which reaches those who are disabled to ski.
Brenna Baker and friend at the East Kootenay SPCA.

What a busy year for the SPCA

The local SPCA branch has been busy with upgrades renovations, preparing for new kennels and dealing with a quarantine due to a sick cat.

Brenna Baker and friend at the East Kootenay SPCA.
Cranbrook ice climber Gord McArthur won the North American Championship this weekend

Local climber ranked fourth at World Cup

Gord Mcrthur wins North American Championships in Bozeman, Montana.

Cranbrook ice climber Gord McArthur won the North American Championship this weekend
Ingrid Steppan with Dr. Harry Atkins

Family doctor a woman’s ticket for coming home

Ingrid Steppan is currently in Ottawa recovering from a stem-cell transplant after a four-year battle with an extremely rare disease.

Ingrid Steppan with Dr. Harry Atkins
Al Sander

Flash freeze a challenge for road maintenance: Mainroad

On Friday, Mainroad East Kootenay responded to concerns and complaints from the public about the conditions of highways over the past week.

Al Sander
Wilf Lloyd of Cranbrook (left) is pictured with his son-in-law Skeet Podrasky

Saved from the jaws of the grizzly

Bear attack survivor recounts one morning in October

Wilf Lloyd of Cranbrook (left) is pictured with his son-in-law Skeet Podrasky

Fluoride will flow

Voters say no to Bylaw No. 3799, yes to Hydrofluorisilicic Acid