Barry Coulter

Director Dan Caverly discusses a scene with actors during the shooting of Susap: Keeper of Knowledge, premiering in Cranbrook June 20.

Film about Lower Kootenay Band elder premiering in Cranbrook

Susap: Keeper of Knowledge is about Hereditary Chief Robert Louie; playing at Key City Theatre Monday, June 20

Director Dan Caverly discusses a scene with actors during the shooting of Susap: Keeper of Knowledge, premiering in Cranbrook June 20.
Frank Morro and his nephew Frank Magro, before Morro went off to war

Finding Frank Morro

Four Cranbrook Rovers went off to war and never came back.

Frank Morro and his nephew Frank Magro, before Morro went off to war
Cranbrook RCMP are currently seeking information about an alleged groping incident which occurred at a business in the 1700-block of Cranbrook St N.

RCMP seeking to locate man in alleged sexual assault

Cranbrook RCMP are currently seeking information about an alleged groping incident which…

Cranbrook RCMP are currently seeking information about an alleged groping incident which occurred at a business in the 1700-block of Cranbrook St N.
Her Honour Jane Austin (right) B.C.’s Lieutenant Governor, visits the St. Eugene Church with Sophie Pierre, former Aq’am Chief, Wednesday, June 1. (Photo courtesy Rachel Rilkoff)

Reconciliation a theme of Lt. Governor’s Kootenay visit

The Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, Janet Austin, made her first official…

Her Honour Jane Austin (right) B.C.’s Lieutenant Governor, visits the St. Eugene Church with Sophie Pierre, former Aq’am Chief, Wednesday, June 1. (Photo courtesy Rachel Rilkoff)
Two people were arrested and face numerous charges after a search warrant was executed in the 300-block of Mission Place in Cranbrook.

Pair arrested in Cranbrook facing robbery and firearms offenses

Two people were arrested and face numerous charges after a search warrant…

Two people were arrested and face numerous charges after a search warrant was executed in the 300-block of Mission Place in Cranbrook.
Jean Lees, (right) President of the Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary and Director Dianne Camilli (left )presented Edith Rose (above, centre) with a bouquet of roses and a certificate of appreciation honoring her on the celebration of her 100th birthday.

Two Cranbrook centenarians honoured

The Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary presented Edith Rose and Margaret Westrup with bouquets of roses and certificates of appreciation for their 100th birthdays.

Jean Lees, (right) President of the Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary and Director Dianne Camilli (left )presented Edith Rose (above, centre) with a bouquet of roses and a certificate of appreciation honoring her on the celebration of her 100th birthday.
Michael Grossman and Landon Elliott in Cranbrook Community Theatre's production of "Tuesdays with Morrie." (Barry Coulter photo)

Majoring in Morrie: Death as inseparable from Life

Cranbrook Community Theatre’s production of Tuesdays With Morrie offers the ultimate lesson; how to live in the face of your own impending death

Michael Grossman and Landon Elliott in Cranbrook Community Theatre's production of "Tuesdays with Morrie." (Barry Coulter photo)
Fred Penner, pictured at the Kootenay Children's Festival in May, 2016. The renowned Children's performer and musician returns to Cranbrook for Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Barry Coulter photo)

The Perennial Power of Fred Penner

Renowned children’s performer returns to the Kootenay Children’s Festival in Cranbrook, Saturday, May 7

Fred Penner, pictured at the Kootenay Children's Festival in May, 2016. The renowned Children's performer and musician returns to Cranbrook for Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Barry Coulter photo)
Pictured are athletes (in yellow) Kendall Salanski (1st F2), Erin Thom (2ndF1), Jesse Jensen (1st M2), and Neil Rye (3rd M1); and coaches (in black) Misty Pagliaro and Bruce McKenzie. (Photo submitted)

Special Olympics skiers compete in first alpine competition in two years

On Saturday, March 12, four athletes and two coaches were off to…

Pictured are athletes (in yellow) Kendall Salanski (1st F2), Erin Thom (2ndF1), Jesse Jensen (1st M2), and Neil Rye (3rd M1); and coaches (in black) Misty Pagliaro and Bruce McKenzie. (Photo submitted)
Shane Koyczan, pictured at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook, 2017. Koyczan returns to the Key City Theatre on Tueday, May 10, 2022. (Barry Coulter photo)

Shane Koyczan: Getting back to the air

The renowned poet and spoken word artist on how art is an element that feeds us, how hard the pandemic was on artists and the arts, and the trepidation of getting back on the road

Shane Koyczan, pictured at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook, 2017. Koyczan returns to the Key City Theatre on Tueday, May 10, 2022. (Barry Coulter photo)
A highly evolved mode of communication that will lift us as a society to a kinder, calmer, more empathetic level. (Photo courtesy Google)

Interpersonal communication keeps evolving

Masks really enhanced the way we relate to each other. What happens when the mandate is lifted?

A highly evolved mode of communication that will lift us as a society to a kinder, calmer, more empathetic level. (Photo courtesy Google)
Members of the Elko and Baynes Lake Fire Departments on the scene of a grassfire late Thursday afternoon in the Jaffray area. (Photo courtesy RDEK)

Remember the dangers of spring burning

Grass fires in the region prompt safety reminder from the RDEK

Members of the Elko and Baynes Lake Fire Departments on the scene of a grassfire late Thursday afternoon in the Jaffray area. (Photo courtesy RDEK)
Image courtesy Tamara Cartwright

Weekly candlelight vigils for Ukraine add borscht, perogies

The East Kootenay Ukraine Support Group is taking its weekly candlelight vigils…

Image courtesy Tamara Cartwright
Anastasiya, who has close family members under siege in Kyiv, Ukraine, holds a sign at a vigil held in Rotary Park, Saturday, Feb. 26. (Photo courtesy Tamara Cartwright)

Cranbrook group formed to help unite Ukrainian refugees with relatives in the region

With the Russian invasion of Ukraine ongoing, a group of concerned Cranbrook…

Anastasiya, who has close family members under siege in Kyiv, Ukraine, holds a sign at a vigil held in Rotary Park, Saturday, Feb. 26. (Photo courtesy Tamara Cartwright)
Vladimir Putin

Is Vladimir Putin a madman on steroids?

Gwynne Dyer It was my wife Tina who noticed it first, a…

Vladimir Putin
Poet and spoken word artist Shane Koyczan at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook, November, 2017. (Barry Coulter photos)

Renowned poet Shane Koyczan returning to Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre

In a realm where poets rarely intersect with stardom, the Opening ceremonies…

Poet and spoken word artist Shane Koyczan at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook, November, 2017. (Barry Coulter photos)
Pictured above - The Cranbrook-Kimberley Special Olympians at Regional Qualifiers in Kelowna. Back row, left to right: Shaun Currie; Daryl Mayer; Head Coach Kevin Phillips; Layne Benoit. Front row, left to right: Jessica Klassen; Erin Thom; Jesse Jensen; Coaches Barbara Phillips and Nina Lennie. (Photo submitted)

Local Special Olympians race at Regional Qualifiers

Team Cranbrook-Kimberley is back from the Regional Qualifiers for the 2023 Special…

Pictured above - The Cranbrook-Kimberley Special Olympians at Regional Qualifiers in Kelowna. Back row, left to right: Shaun Currie; Daryl Mayer; Head Coach Kevin Phillips; Layne Benoit. Front row, left to right: Jessica Klassen; Erin Thom; Jesse Jensen; Coaches Barbara Phillips and Nina Lennie. (Photo submitted)
Pictured above, left to right:Nina Lennie, coach; Shaun Currie; Jessica Klassen; Jesse Jensen; Erin Thom; Daryl Mayer;Head coach Kevin Phillips; Layne Benoit; Barbara Phillips, coach (in front). (Photo submitted)

Local Special Olympians off to regional qualifers

2023 Special Olympics to be held in Kamloops; Regional qualifiers are this weekend in Kelowna

Pictured above, left to right:Nina Lennie, coach; Shaun Currie; Jessica Klassen; Jesse Jensen; Erin Thom; Daryl Mayer;Head coach Kevin Phillips; Layne Benoit; Barbara Phillips, coach (in front). (Photo submitted)
A walk for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men, Women and Girls was held on February 14 in Cranbrook. (Barry Coulter photo)

Walk for missing and murdered indigenous men, women and girls held in Cranbrook

A walk for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men, Women and Girls was…

A walk for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men, Women and Girls was held on February 14 in Cranbrook. (Barry Coulter photo)
The Aliens

CCT’s ‘The Aliens:” A journey to the margins

Cranbrook’s latest play running at the Studio Stage Door in Cranbrook

The Aliens