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Changes to IWA pension plan has some former workers irate

A group of former forestry workers feel they have been slighted in a move by the IWA Forest Industry Pension Plan.

Annual Labour Day picnic Monday in Rotary Park

The Labour Day Picnic is set for Monday, Sept. 1 in Rotary Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

More than 150 dogs

The purebreds come out to play

Cranbrook and District Kennel Club annual show, Aug. 22-24, Moir Park

More than 150 dogs

Cranbrook streets are not the worst

Local streets get a few votes in BCAA survey, but nothing like Westside Road near West Kelowna

MP explains new sex trade laws to Council

MP David Wilks stopped by city council on Monday, August 19, to give an update on his dealings in Ottawa

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Ancient craft of tanning alive and well

Flint's Tannery has been tanning furry hides since 2011 in Cranbrook.

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Surveillance Nurse Tina Pole

Program puts low need clients in touch with nurses by phone

A program that helps independent seniors stay at home longer is having a positive impact in the region, according to Interior Health.

Surveillance Nurse Tina Pole
Canine competitors cool out in the heat of August

Paws forward for the show dogs

Cranbrook and District Kennel Club is having its 41st annual Championship Shows and Obedience Trials, Aug. 22-24

Canine competitors cool out in the heat of August
John Reischman and The Jaybirds are playing the Key City Theatre Oct. 18.

Exciting upcoming season at the Key City Theatre

Lisa Brokop, John Reischman and The Jaybirds, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Irish Rovers and more on the menu into 2015

John Reischman and The Jaybirds are playing the Key City Theatre Oct. 18.
Over the weekend members of the East Kootenay Invasive Plant Council teamed up with conservation officers and others to educate boaters coming into B.C. about the possibility of transporting invasive quagga and zebra mussels into the area’s lakes and streams.

Invasive mussel pilot project a success

A pilot project to keep back the scourge of aquatic invasive species was deemed a success by organizers.

Over the weekend members of the East Kootenay Invasive Plant Council teamed up with conservation officers and others to educate boaters coming into B.C. about the possibility of transporting invasive quagga and zebra mussels into the area’s lakes and streams.

Ticking away the century

Cranbrook's clock tower mechanism and its 101-year history.

Anti-mussel offensive starts in the East Kootenay

A pilot program with a mandate to stop aquatic invasive species from invading our waterways and ecosystems will be launching in the region.

There was an assortment of vehicles on show Sunday at Western Financial Place for the Brothers Insurance Charity Car Show.

Charity car show revved up

This past weekend, the Brothers Insurance Charity Car show brought out East Kootenay auto enthusiasts.

There was an assortment of vehicles on show Sunday at Western Financial Place for the Brothers Insurance Charity Car Show.

What’s new, Pussycat!

Council considers curbing the capers of Cranbrook cats.

Feds launch two call for proposals

One is for the $10 million national recreational trails program, while the other is for $8 million in funding to enable accessibility.

This camper was dumped off of Peavine Creek Road back in May. Illegal dumping on Crown land continues to occur

Illegal dumping is still an issue

For some people the forests and fields around Cranbrook are great places to dump their unused garbage.

This camper was dumped off of Peavine Creek Road back in May. Illegal dumping on Crown land continues to occur
Kimberley’s Asha Robertson of Dirt Light Shadow shows her wares at the Cranbrook Farmers’ Market.

Take a selfie at the farmers’ market this Saturday

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets is putting on a province-wide selfie contest.

Kimberley’s Asha Robertson of Dirt Light Shadow shows her wares at the Cranbrook Farmers’ Market.

City, arts council take first step towards fire hall agreement

City, CDAC have signed a memorandum of understanding surrounding the potential use of the former fire hall as a permanent facility

The City of Cranbrook has been using pumps at Wattsville Road to try to keep Elizabeth Lake levels down.

Elizabeth Lake flooding continues, study to be done by end of August

City of Cranbrook continues to move water out of Elizabeth Lake to mitigate the high water and lessen the impacts of flooding

The City of Cranbrook has been using pumps at Wattsville Road to try to keep Elizabeth Lake levels down.

Cat kills lead to two cougars being put down

Cougar kittens followed unusual behaviour patterns in Slaterville situation, conservation officers say