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BC Centre for Disease Control reporting COVID-19 cases by Local Health Area for Sept. 4-11. Image provided by BC Centre for Disease Control.

Cranbrook COVID-19 case count remains high as numbers drop elsewhere: BC CDC

While COVID-19 case counts and rates are falling across the southern interior,…

BC Centre for Disease Control reporting COVID-19 cases by Local Health Area for Sept. 4-11. Image provided by BC Centre for Disease Control.
Advance voting was underway at the Seniors Centre in Cranbrook over the weekend. Trevor Crawley photo.

Advance voting up in Kootenay-Columbia, nationally as federal election looms

Advance turnout is up across the country as well as in Kootenay-Columbia,…

Advance voting was underway at the Seniors Centre in Cranbrook over the weekend. Trevor Crawley photo.
Mount Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook.

COVID-19 vaccine clinics to be held in select local schools

Students in Cranbrook and Kimberley can get immunized against COVID-19 right in…

Mount Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook.
Rob Morrison and Deborah Grey outside the Himalayan Spice Bistro in Cranbrook on Saturday, Sept. 11. Trevor Crawley photo.

Morrison lands endorsement from former Reform stalwart

Kootenay-Columbia candidate Rob Morrison has secured the endorsement of a former Tory…

Rob Morrison and Deborah Grey outside the Himalayan Spice Bistro in Cranbrook on Saturday, Sept. 11. Trevor Crawley photo.
Wayne Stetski (right) and Peter Julian announced funding for climate-change disaster relief in Cranbrook last week. Trevor Crawley photo.

Stetski, NDP pledge funding for climate change disaster relief

The federal NDP campaign stopped in Cranbrook on Friday, as candidates pledged…

Wayne Stetski (right) and Peter Julian announced funding for climate-change disaster relief in Cranbrook last week. Trevor Crawley photo.
Advance polling is open at the Seniors Centre in Cranbrook over the next four days. Trevor Crawley photo.

Kootenay-Columbia candidates debate issues during virtual forum

Topics included COVID-19 spending, federal debt, climate change, diversity and Indigenous issues

Advance polling is open at the Seniors Centre in Cranbrook over the next four days. Trevor Crawley photo.
Two are in custody following a police incident in the Southview neighbourhood of Cranbrook Thursday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.

One adult in custody following police incident in Cranbrook

One adult male has been taken into police custody following a vehicular…

Two are in custody following a police incident in the Southview neighbourhood of Cranbrook Thursday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.
COVID-19 data by LHA for Aug. 29-Sept. 4. Photo courtesy BC Centre for Disease Control.

Cranbrook COVID-19 cases remain high: BC CDC

68 cases reported between Aug. 29-Sept.4, according to latest data from public health officials

COVID-19 data by LHA for Aug. 29-Sept. 4. Photo courtesy BC Centre for Disease Control.
Joseph Creek Village in Cranbrook, one of Golden Life's senior's living residences. Golden Life is taking acute precautions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to keep their residents and staff safe. Photo taken from www.goldenlife.ca

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Joseph Creek Village

Interior Health is reporting an outbreak of eight COVID-19 cases at Joseph…

Joseph Creek Village in Cranbrook, one of Golden Life's senior's living residences. Golden Life is taking acute precautions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to keep their residents and staff safe. Photo taken from www.goldenlife.ca
The RDEK board is supporting a proposal to develop a parking lot and trail access to a climbing area near St. Mary’s Lake, however, final approval for the initiative rests with the province. Photo submitted.

RDEK board supports St. Mary Lake rock climbing referral

Final decision on trail access, parking lot issues are made by the provincial government ministry

The RDEK board is supporting a proposal to develop a parking lot and trail access to a climbing area near St. Mary’s Lake, however, final approval for the initiative rests with the province. Photo submitted.
Local advocates marked International Overdose Awareness Day in Cranbrook on Aug. 31 with an event in the parking lot by the Community Connections Society of Southeast B.C. Trevor Crawley photo.

Local advocates mark International Overdose Awareness Day

Local advocates marked International Overdose Awareness Day in Cranbrook on Aug. 31…

Local advocates marked International Overdose Awareness Day in Cranbrook on Aug. 31 with an event in the parking lot by the Community Connections Society of Southeast B.C. Trevor Crawley photo.
Students and staff are returning to in-person classes at College of the Rockies' campuses across the East Kootenay. Photo courtesy College of the Rockies.

College prepared for return to in-person learning at East Kootenay facilities

Staff and students are preparing to head back to College of the…

Students and staff are returning to in-person classes at College of the Rockies' campuses across the East Kootenay. Photo courtesy College of the Rockies.
Cranbrook cyclist Tristen Chernove has won a silver medal in C1 Individual Pursuit at the Tokyo Games. Photo courtesy Jean-Baptiste Benavent/Cycling Canada.

Chernove withdraws from road events at Tokyo Games, retires from competitive cycling

After capturing a silver medal on the velodrome track at the Tokyo…

Cranbrook cyclist Tristen Chernove has won a silver medal in C1 Individual Pursuit at the Tokyo Games. Photo courtesy Jean-Baptiste Benavent/Cycling Canada.
A campfire ban has been lifted in parts of the Kootenays, but remain prohibited in the Boundary region. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)

Campfire ban lifted in parts of the Kootenays, remain prohibited in Boundary region

Campfire ban remains in place in the Boundary region as rain, seasonal conditions tamp down fire danger ratings

A campfire ban has been lifted in parts of the Kootenays, but remain prohibited in the Boundary region. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)
Cranbrook cyclist Tristen Chernove has won a silver medal in C1 Individual Pursuit at the Tokyo Games. Photo courtesy Jean-Baptiste Benavent/Cycling Canada.

Cranbrook cyclist Tristen Chernove captures silver medal at Tokyo Games

Cranbrook athlete Tristen Chernove won a silver medal in the C1 Individual…

Cranbrook cyclist Tristen Chernove has won a silver medal in C1 Individual Pursuit at the Tokyo Games. Photo courtesy Jean-Baptiste Benavent/Cycling Canada.
Election signs dot the highway running through Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.

Kootenay-Columbia all-candidate forum set for Sept. 9

Cranbroook, Kimberley chambers of commerce partnering with JCI Kootenay for candidate debate

Election signs dot the highway running through Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.
Photo courtesy Nicole Koran

Local advocates to mark International Overdose Awareness Day in Cranbrook

A local group of advocates are marking International Overdose Awareness Day this…

Photo courtesy Nicole Koran
Pictured, Rob Morrison campaigns for the Conservative Party in the 2019 federal election in the Elk Valley. Morrison is running again for the Conservative Party in the 2021 federal election. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press file photo

Conservative candidate running for re-election in Kootenay Columbia

Rob Morrison says economic recovery is a key plank of the Conservative Party platform

Pictured, Rob Morrison campaigns for the Conservative Party in the 2019 federal election in the Elk Valley. Morrison is running again for the Conservative Party in the 2021 federal election. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press file photo
A new Urgent and Primary Care Centre will open in Cranbrook in November at the Baker st. mall. Trevor Crawley photo.

East Kootenay hospital board vents frustration with provincial capital funding processes

Local hospital board directors vented frustration with provincial officials over capital funding…

A new Urgent and Primary Care Centre will open in Cranbrook in November at the Baker st. mall. Trevor Crawley photo.
The flag at half mast at the Ktunaxa Nation Government Buildling in Cranbrook, Monday, May 31. Corey Bullock photo

Ktunaxa Nation Council acquires property near Columbia Lake to protect archaeological site

The Ktunaxa Nation has acquired a property near Canal Flats on the…

The flag at half mast at the Ktunaxa Nation Government Buildling in Cranbrook, Monday, May 31. Corey Bullock photo