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Cranbrook businesses prepare for Black Friday discounts

Once again this year, businesses are getting ready to slash prices for the Cranbrook Black Friday event Nov. 21.

City receives permit to cull 50 deer

FLNRO has granted the city a permit that allows for a population reduction anytime between Dec. 1, 2014 to March 15, 2015.

Cranbrook Women’s Centre in need of donations

Budget restraints and a severe decline in community donations have meant the centre is currently unable to offer food programs.

At left: Root fragment from Yellow Flag Iris with shoot ready to colonize a new area of the stream.At right: Volunteers working hard to remove Yellow Flag Iris from a stream in Skookumchuck.

Putting the pull on the yellow flag iris

While the yellow flag iris may be a beautiful flower while in bloom, it is also a threat to aquatic ecosystems and wetlands

At left: Root fragment from Yellow Flag Iris with shoot ready to colonize a new area of the stream.At right: Volunteers working hard to remove Yellow Flag Iris from a stream in Skookumchuck.

MP Wilks explains his vote against Bill C-586

A bill meant to rein in authority of party leaders and give individual Members of Parliament more power passed second reading last week.

Steward Grant celebrated his 100th birthday on Sept. 12. Grant is also Air Canada’s oldest living past employee having started working for Trans Canada Air Lines back around 1937

A flight with Air Canada’s oldest employee

Stewart Grant, who recently celebrated his 100th birthday, was among the first wave of employees of a newly formed Trans Canada Airlines

Steward Grant celebrated his 100th birthday on Sept. 12. Grant is also Air Canada’s oldest living past employee having started working for Trans Canada Air Lines back around 1937

Kiosk adds a library spirit to airport

Passengers will be able to borrow and download books before hopping on a flight at the Canadian Rockies International Airport.

New approach with community paramedics

A new concept being discussed would allow paramedics in the province to help fill gaps community health care delivery.

There is still plenty of appetite for an urban chicken discussion in Cranbrook

Chicken discussion keeps clucking along

City of Cranbrook gets more advice on proper animal husbandry

There is still plenty of appetite for an urban chicken discussion in Cranbrook
Drew and Nancy Rogers were on their way through Cranbrook on Thursday driving their 1951 Plymouth Cranbrook. The legend goes that the car may have been named after this city.

Taking the Cranbrook through Cranbrook

Drew and Nancy Rogers are spending their honeymoon on a drive through Cranbrook, the city their car was named after.

Drew and Nancy Rogers were on their way through Cranbrook on Thursday driving their 1951 Plymouth Cranbrook. The legend goes that the car may have been named after this city.

Neighbours opposed to emergency, transitional housing

The city has received a petition opposing the use of a residential home as emergency and transitional housing.

Open fires still prohibited in Southeast Fire Centre

Despite the relatively cool weather of last week, open fires remain banned in the Kootenays.

It’s that time of year … keep clear of the antlers

It’s Fightin’ Season

Beware of them bucks struttin' their stuff durin' the rut

It’s that time of year … keep clear of the antlers
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The zombies will walk on schedule for October

Protect your brains! The zombies are coming on October 4.

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School Board calls for arbitration panel

BCTF makes nearly unanimous vote for binding arbitration; B.C. government still aiming for negotiated solution.

This semi cab went up in flames in the early hours of Friday

Truck burns down on residential street

A semi truck burned to the axles last night on 4th Avenue South.

This semi cab went up in flames in the early hours of Friday

BC Hydro warning of telephone scam

A telephone call in which the caller claims that if you don't make a payment, your power will be switched off is a scam

Gerry and Chuck McCann fit right in at the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel. The McCanns participate in competitive shooting events which use period clothing and period firearms.

Back in time at the railway museum

The McCanns travel all over participating in competitive shooting events which use period clothing and period firearms.

Gerry and Chuck McCann fit right in at the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel. The McCanns participate in competitive shooting events which use period clothing and period firearms.
Don Cherry: His sports bar and grill coming to a location near you.

Don of a new era in Cranbrook

Cranbrook will be getting a little taste of Don Cherry, with plans for a new Don Cherry's Sports Grill to open in October.

Don Cherry: His sports bar and grill coming to a location near you.
McDonalds Restaurant has been recognized with a Diversity @ Work from the Cranbrook Society for Community Living (CSCL). The sticker is displayed to recognize the businesses support for diversity in the workplace.  Left to right: Rebekah Quennell

Another business recognized for workplace diversity

McDonald's was recognized with the Diversity @ Work sticker from the Cranbrook Society for Community Living's Employment Options Team.

McDonalds Restaurant has been recognized with a Diversity @ Work from the Cranbrook Society for Community Living (CSCL). The sticker is displayed to recognize the businesses support for diversity in the workplace.  Left to right: Rebekah Quennell