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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