WATCH: The week in review

A video recap of the week’s top stories

  • Feb. 9, 2018 4:00 p.m.

Here’s a look at some of the top stories that happened in Cranbrook over the past week.

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READ MORE: Cranbrook in mourning

Cranbrook mourns the loss of two beloved citizens.

READ MORE: Plaza Suite

Cranbrook Community Theatre’s newest production, “Plaza Suite” opens Friday, February 9 at the Studio Stage Door. Tickets for this comedic production are available at Lotus Books.

READ MORE: Avalanche warning

Avalanche Canada issues special avalanche warning for the southeastern corner of the province. Exercise extreme caution if entering the backcountry.

READ MORE: Medical marijuana facility

Dycar Pharmaceuticals Ltd has purchased an 86,000 square foot building for the purpose of producing medical marijuana. Construction will begin in March with a hiring fair scheduled for April.

READ MORE: New Dawn Developments named title sponsor for sports facility

New Dawn Developments, in conjunction with their 40th anniversary have announced that they will be the title sponsor for Cranbrook’s new indoor sports facility, set to begin construction this summer.

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B.C. Interior free from measles

Vancouver measles outbreak hasn’t spread to the B.C. Interior

Man injured in police shooting near Nelson has died

The death follows an incident in Bonnington on Feb. 13

Workshop will assist farmers and ranchers with wildfire preparedness

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Kimberley cross country team continues to produce excellent results

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Students give two thumbs up to no more B.C. student loan interest

Eliminating the loan interest charges could save the average graduate $2,300 over 10 years

Ontario man accused of killing 11-year-old daughter dies in hospital, police say

Roopesh Rajkumar had been hospitalized with what police described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound

Manitoba ‘pauses’ link with ex-B.C. premier Gordon Campbell after allegations

Campbell had been hired to review two major hydro projects

Heritage minute features Japanese-Canadian baseball team, internment

The Vancouver Asahi baseball team won various championships across the Pacific Northwest

UPDATE: Woman, off-duty cop in critical condition after stabbing outside B.C. elementary school

The officer was interceding in an alleged assault when he and the woman were stabbed

$10-a-day child care not in 2019 budget, but advocate not irked

Sharon Gregson with the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C. says NDP on track to deliver promise

B.C. Seniors Advocate questions labour shortage in care homes

Are there really no workers, or are care aide wages too low?

B.C. business groups worry about looming economic decline in wake of NDP budget

The party’s second government budget focused on plenty of spending, business advocates say

Experts urge caution after 10 human-triggered avalanches across B.C.

One man is still stuck after avalanche on south coast

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