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COs made aware of bobcat at JimSmith

The BC Conservation Officer Service has been notified of a bobcat at JimSmith Lake Provincial Park. Video was taken Wednesday, July 29 of a bobcat wandering the beach area, reportedly chasing the gophers. A woman was also allegedly scratched by … > Read More

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Volunteers key to Rails-to-Trails

By Chris Newel Have you walked, run, rode or rollerbladed on the Northstar Rails-to-Trails? If so you are one of the 25,000-30,000 who do every year. The trail is popular attraction in the East Kootenay, which was officially opened in … > Read More

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Slight drop in reservoir levels

City begins voluntary watering restrictions The water level at the Phillips Reservoir is down about four inches, based on measurements taken by City of Cranbrook staff on Friday. However, the reservoir still remains close to capacity. As such, the current … > Read More

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Cranbrook market active thus far this year

Real Estate Update By Jason Wheeldon The Cranbrook real estate market has been active in for the first six months of 2015. A total of 135 single family dwellings have sold in the City of Cranbrook; an increase of 16.4% … > Read More

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How the new UCCB increase affects you

By Danielle Cardozo It’s been awhile since I have written a post. The whole raising children, being on city council, transitioning into an exciting new career, renovating one house and moving into another has well… It’ has kept me busy … > Read More

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Transit route blocked by intersection closure

Mainroad Contracting has completely blocked the intersection at Willowbrook Drive and Cranbrook Street, thereby completely blocking the transit route through to Walmart and the Real Canadian Superstore, the City of Cranbrook reported this morning. “Realistically, Transit has no alternate access … > Read More

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Paint the Train Project dedicated, celebrated

A dedication ceremony on Tuesday, July 14 marked the conclusion of the Sunrise Rotary Paint The Train Project. Surrounded by a crowd of project volunteers and supporters, City of Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt, Sunrise Rotary President Trent Taylor and Tom … > Read More

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Kudos and not-so-kudos for group of seven

Letter to the Editor Major kudos to the ‘Group of Seven’ for accomplishing the removal of Cranbrook’s ‘corner of death’ (11th Ave and 2nd Street South), by lowering the lovely, but accursed brick wall that obstructed the view for drivers … > Read More

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City reducing water use

Encourages Cranbrook residents to take on voluntary water use restrictions Effective Friday, July 24, the City of Cranbrook will undertake voluntary watering restrictions and invites the public to join in. The city will discontinue watering the green spaces and specified … > Read More

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Strategic priorities set for next four years

A series of seven overarching priorities for the municipality have been identified following several months of workshops with council and staff, which has generated the City of Cranbrook Strategic Priorities (2015 – 2018) report which was approved by council at … > Read More

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