Trevor Crawley

The Colorado Avalanche celebrate after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. The Avalanche won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Byram wins Stanley Cup with Colorado Avalanche

Cranbrook product Bowen Byram, 21, wins first NHL title with Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche celebrate after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. The Avalanche won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Cranbrook.

Affordability challenges remain amid growing Kootenay population

The Kootenays saw relatively strong population growth over the last year, however…

Cranbrook.
Koocanusa Reservoir. Robyn Duncan file.

Indigenous-led ecosystem studies a key element of Columbia River Treaty talks

While the Columbia River Treaty was borne out of a flood control…

Koocanusa Reservoir. Robyn Duncan file.
Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison. Photo courtesy Conservative Party of Canada.

COVID-19 vaccine mandate suspension ‘a quarter of a step forward,’ says MP Morrison

Kootenay Columbia MP Rob Morrison calls the suspension of federal COVID-19 vaccine…

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison. Photo courtesy Conservative Party of Canada.
Environment Cnaada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the East Kootenay region. Trevor Crawley photo.

East Kootenay under severe thunderstorm watch

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the eastern side…

Environment Cnaada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the East Kootenay region. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Kootenay River, as photographed from the Fort Steele bridge on Highway 95 on Monday, June 13. Trevor Crawley photo.

Flood watch downgraded to high streamflow advisory in the Kootenays

A flood watch in the Kootenays and Upper Columbia has been downgraded…

The Kootenay River, as photographed from the Fort Steele bridge on Highway 95 on Monday, June 13. Trevor Crawley photo.
On June 7, 2022, the six governments of the Ktunaxa Nation met with United States government representatives to discuss watershed pollution from mining in Canada that ‘crosses the line’ into the United States.Photo courtesy Ktunaxa Nation Council.

Ktunaxa press feds on cross-border pollution in Kootenay watershed

Ktunaxa governments met with U.S. officials, continue to push feds for International Joint Commission

On June 7, 2022, the six governments of the Ktunaxa Nation met with United States government representatives to discuss watershed pollution from mining in Canada that ‘crosses the line’ into the United States.Photo courtesy Ktunaxa Nation Council.
Areas in the southern interior of British Columbia are under flood watch (orange) or high streamflow advisory (yellow). Photo courtesy River Forecast Centre.

East Kootenay under flood watch, high flows forecasted in West Kootenay

Spring melt, forecasted rain pushing Kootenay waterways to higher stream flows

Areas in the southern interior of British Columbia are under flood watch (orange) or high streamflow advisory (yellow). Photo courtesy River Forecast Centre.
A memorial fundraiser honouring the Sandor and Romich families was held on Wednesday, June 8, at the Royal Alexandra Hall in support of the Shelter for Ukrainians Society. Trevor Crawley photo.

Memorial fundraiser in honour of two iconic Cranbrook businessmen supports Ukraine refugees

Romich, Sandor families trace path from post-war Europe to building a new life in Cranbrook

A memorial fundraiser honouring the Sandor and Romich families was held on Wednesday, June 8, at the Royal Alexandra Hall in support of the Shelter for Ukrainians Society. Trevor Crawley photo.
Naloxone is a fast-acting drug used to temporarily reverse the effects of opioid overdose. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress file photo)

Four deaths reported in Cranbrook in latest toxic drug crisis update

BC Coroners Service reports 161 deaths in April due to a poisoned drug supply

Naloxone is a fast-acting drug used to temporarily reverse the effects of opioid overdose. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress file photo)
Pacific Coastal Airlines will be resuming flights between Cranbrook and Kelowna. (Pacific Coastal Airlines photo)

Pacific Coastal Airlines resuming flights between Cranbrook, Kelowna

Service was suspended last year due to low demand at the time

Pacific Coastal Airlines will be resuming flights between Cranbrook and Kelowna. (Pacific Coastal Airlines photo)
Last year, advocates marched to Cranbrook city hall in support of a regulated safe supply as a response to preventing deaths from drug poisonings. Trevor Crawley photo.

Decriminalization of personal drug possession measures don’t go far enough, says advocate

Some decriminalization measures for possession of small amounts of illicit substances for…

Last year, advocates marched to Cranbrook city hall in support of a regulated safe supply as a response to preventing deaths from drug poisonings. Trevor Crawley photo.
View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier

Columbia River Treaty modernization talks remain ongoing

Canada, U.S. delegations held informal talks this spring to further clarify positions and proposals

View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital emergency department nurses: Jane Carlton, Tamara Roscoe, Teresa Myers, and Emily Larochelle. Photo courtesy Interior Health.

Suboxone treatment available in Interior Health emergency departments

Treatment for opioid use will be widely available in all Interior Health emergency departments by September

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital emergency department nurses: Jane Carlton, Tamara Roscoe, Teresa Myers, and Emily Larochelle. Photo courtesy Interior Health.
Kimberley’s Logan Murray was selected by the Winnipeg Ice in the 11th round of the WHL Draft on Thursday, May 19. Photo submitted.

Cranbrook, Kimberley represented in history-making WHL Draft

Local players chosen by WHL teams, while first-ever female skater selected by Vancouver Giants

Kimberley’s Logan Murray was selected by the Winnipeg Ice in the 11th round of the WHL Draft on Thursday, May 19. Photo submitted.
Paving will be taking place on Highway 19a between Simms Creek and the Big Rock Boat Ramp next week. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Highway 3 paving project set for section between Wardner, Elko

A number of highway surfaces are set for paving work this summer,…

Paving will be taking place on Highway 19a between Simms Creek and the Big Rock Boat Ramp next week. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror
A group of local residents is working on applying for a speed restriction on a section of Wasa Lake. Google Streetview screenshot.

Safety advocates pushing for speed limit on section of Wasa Lake

Group looking to apply for 10 km/h limit around North Bay area of Wasa Lake

A group of local residents is working on applying for a speed restriction on a section of Wasa Lake. Google Streetview screenshot.
Lake Koocanusa. File photo.

Ktunaxa slam federal decision on Kootenay River pollution referral

Ktunaxa governments call for transboundary water issue dispute resolution through International Joint Commission

Lake Koocanusa. File photo.
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Interior Health wrestling with rising capital project cost pressures

A number of capital projects are underway at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
The new Urgent and Primary Care Centre in Cranbrook opens this week. Trevor Crawley photo.

Pregnancy care clinic opens at Cranbrook Urgent and Primary Care Centre

Numerous services available through the new clinic, which is connected to the regional primary care network

The new Urgent and Primary Care Centre in Cranbrook opens this week. Trevor Crawley photo.