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Real Talks provide leadership in prevention

In May of 2015, the East Kootenay P.A.R.T.Y. Program and the RCMP Drug & Organized Crime Awareness Service (DOCAS) created the first ever prevention convention for youth at the College of the Rockies (COTR). Approximately 1,000 students from across the … > Read More

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Recreation Infrastructure Grants announced

Next application deadline July 11 Whether you enjoy lawn bowling or golf, take to the backcountry on foot, skis or bike, or prefer to hit a tennis ball or pickle ball, dozens of expansions, improvements and new developments to the … > Read More

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Fire Flow Testing Program continues to May 14

The annual testing and inspection process of the City of Cranbrook’s fire hydrants continues and is scheduled to proceed through to Saturday, May 14. The program, which will run between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., seven days per week, is … > Read More

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Fun, fitness, fresh air on Move for Health Day

Experience the outdoor fitness opportunities in the parks around the City of Cranbrook on Tuesday, May 10 to help celebrate Move for Health Day. Everyone is invited to take part in ‘Fun, Fitness and Fresh Air’ with your entire family … > Read More

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Obituary for Joseph Malcolm James Morrison, “Jim”

Joseph Malcolm James “Jim” Morrison June 17, 1939 – April 29, 2016 Jim passed away peacefully at home. He will be deeply missed by his children Colin (Laura), Janice, Susan (Vince) and Brian and grandchildren Malcolm, Robin, Christina and Salvatore. … > Read More

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Fort Mac wildfire stresses importance of WUI

They are called grass fires, forest fires, wildland fires, or by a variety of names. Yet, no matter the name, they pose an evolving threat to lives and property in an increasing number of communities across Canada and the U.S. … > Read More

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COTR welcomes new Creston Campus manager

College of the Rockies is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Garety as manager of the Creston campus. Garety, who will begin her duties in Creston on May 16, brings over 10 years of faculty experience and two years … > Read More

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Grassfire quickly contained at Fort Steele

A small grassfire at the Fort Steele Transfer Station was quickly contained yesterday afternoon (May 3). “We had a grass fire on our transfer station property yesterday afternoon when a controlled burn of a small brush pile got away,” said … > Read More

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Student locked in to help raise money

As we all know, the East Kootenay is filled with generous, courageous and thoughtful people. Jonah Spring (pictured), a student at Highlands Elementary School, is no exception and a reminder to us all of the power of the human spirit. … > Read More

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Open house for seasonal outdoor patio bylaw


The City of Cranbrook is considering adopting a new bylaw to facilitate establishing seasonal outdoor patios on city-owned lands in downtown Cranbrook. Specifically, the proposed draft bylaw provides regulations for establishing seasonal patios accessory to eating and drinking establishments on … > Read More

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