Tag Archives: City of Cranbrook

Rainbow Pride coming to Cranbrook

Cranbrook Pride is planning to celebrate the diversity of the rainbow community in Cranbrook on Victoria Day long weekend this year, which will happen on Saturday, May 17. In anticipation, organizers and volunteers have begun putting together a weekend of … > Read More

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Still waiting for an admission of responsibility

Letter to the Editor Cranbrook Councillor Gerry Warner’s letter about Development Cost Charges (DCCs) completely misses the point, something I experienced on a regular basis when Mr. Warner covered politics for the Daily Townsman. The city council at a public … > Read More

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Habitat for Humanity family partner announced

On recommendation of the Cranbrook Project Family Partner Selection Committee, the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity West Kootenay has approved the Berry family as the successful applicants for the first Habitat for Humanity home to be built in … > Read More

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Disaster Financial Assistance approved for March flooding

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) applied to Emergency Management BC (EMBC) for Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) for ‘overland flooding’ in response to the flooding in early March. The province has approved Disaster Financial Assistance for the Regional District … > Read More

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Councillor responds to DCC comments from MLA

Letter to the Editor I would like to clarify some misconceptions perpetrated by Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett in a recent letter in the Daily Townsman about the City of Cranbrook’s handling of the Development Cost Charges (DCCs) issue. Contrary … > Read More

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Volunteer Kootenays celebrates National Volunteer Week

City of Cranbrook Mayor Wayne Stetski and the city recently passed a proclamation to recognize the week of April 6 – 12 as National Volunteer Week in Cranbrook. Included in the photograph: Bill Hughes, local Premier Sponsor with Investors Group; … > Read More

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Urban deer survey closed Friday

As of 9:30 a.m. March 27, the City of Cranbrook had received about 1,477 urban deer survey responses, both online and via the paper copies available at City Hall – averaging about 100 responses a day. “We received 1,470 responses … > Read More

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Street sweeping ops underway in city

City of Cranbrook Public Works crews began spring street sweeping operations around the community on Tuesday, March 25. Motorists are asked to please slow down around the street sweeping equipment and their operators and give the equipment space as you … > Read More

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Lifetime Artistic Achievement for Brent Carver

Cranbrook’s Brent Carver has been bestowed with a 2014 Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement (Theatre). One of Canada’s most versatile actors, Brent Carver is known for the sensitivity, emotional honesty and charisma he brings to every … > Read More

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Youth survey results launch at city hall

According to Cranbrook Youth (CBKyouth) there are three local businesses that they count as the most youth friendly in town. At the upcoming CBKyouth Survey Launch Party they will be showcasing those businesses and summary of the survey results. In … > Read More

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