Local News

BREAKING: B.C. police watchdog clears officers in fatal hostage situation

A woman died after a hostage situation in a rural area outside Cranbrook last fall

Logging truck loses logs on Cranbrook St.

Traffic diverted to Ridgeview Rd. for a few hours as the scene was cleaned up

EK Performing Arts festival starts Monday

Cranbrook to host provincial festival in 2020

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Kimberley Independent School Science Fair
Winter Flannel Fest 2019
Kimberley Weaver's Guild celebrates 35 years
Find me my furever home: Billy

KUMR to receive BC Heritage Award

The 2019 Heritage BC Awards will feature Kimberley Underground Mining Railway for outstanding volunteerism.

Kootenay man dies in crash near Sparwood

Accident occurred last night east of Sparwood, RCMP appealing for witnesses

Stetski pushes feds to fund rural internet infrastructure

Kootenay-Columbia MP rises in Parliament to advocate for a funding action plan

City of Kimberley hopes to apply for new community outdoor revitalization program

The CBT has launched a new $6 million program aimed at enhancing public spaces.

Man injured in police shooting near Nelson has died

The death follows an incident in Bonnington on Feb. 13

  • Feb 20, 2019

Workshop will assist farmers and ranchers with wildfire preparedness

As the past few summers have proven, wildfires are a huge concern…

Stolen U-Haul Truck recovered in Kimberley

Driver had multiple outstanding warrants.

New recycling program to be piloted at Kimberley Transfer Station

Currently, there is only one Recycle BC Depot serving the entire East Kootenay.

Upcoming Chamber events in Kimberley

The Kimberley Chamber of Commerce is celebrating Chamber Week (Feb. 20-24) with…

Regional news recap

A quick recap of the top news stories this week in Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie and Kimberley.

Council discusses renewing MOU with BC Timber Sales

Kimberley City Council has voted to table a discussion about a Memorandum…

Kimberley Youth Action Network asks for City’s help in becoming legal entity

The Kimberley Youth Action Network (KYAN) is requesting that the City of…

Throne speech a disappointment for rural British Columbians, MLA Clovechok says

Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok isn’t mincing words over his feelings…

Air Canada to end flights between Cranbrook and Calgary

Air Canada will be discontinuing regional flights between Cranbrook and Calgary effective April 29.

Kimberley Fire Department submits year end report to Council

The Kimberley Fire Department has submitted their year-end report to City Council…

Backcountry users in southeastern B.C. asked to participate in wolverine research

Wide-ranging, wily and wary: wolverines come by their tough reputation honestly. And…