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Campfire ban lifted in Cranbrook and Kimberley


Campfires are now again being allowed within the municipal boundaries of the City of Cranbrook and City of Kimberley. Effective at noon today, the Southeast Fire Centre rescinded its campfire ban due to the cooler and wetter conditions in the … > Read More

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The reason for drinking water odor

Higher than normal water temperatures in the Phillips Reservoir is the cause of an increasing number of public complaints about the taste and odor of drinking water in the City of Cranbrook. Public Works staff have been fielding an increasing … > Read More

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Public encouraged to battle invasive plants

Spotted Knapweed a growing threat to city and area Invasive plants are all around the City of Cranbrook and can pose a serious threat to wildlife, the economy, recreation and the environment. You may have also heard them referred to … > Read More

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New extended ‘family’ for CFES

Members of Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services (CFES) can now be better trained for search and rescue and first responder calls thanks to its recently expanded ‘family’ of life-like mannequins. The department recently acquired five new mannequins in a variety … > Read More

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City makes changes with irrigation system use

Public Works makes changes to fall in line with new city watering restrictions Public Works in the City of Cranbrook has shut off the majority of the city owned irrigation systems in order to fall in line with the new … > Read More

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Calls for RCMP up slightly; ticket count leaps up

Cranbrook RCMP report a two per cent increase in calls for service half way through 2015. Presenting the detachment’s second quarter report (2015) to City of Cranbrook council August 10, Acting Sgt. Scott Milliken noted that at 3,089 calls for … > Read More

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Airshow teaser event rocks and rolls skies over Cranbrook

“I have never felt anything like that in my life!” The canopy of the Chinese Nanchang CJ-6A had just slid open. “I held my puke for at least 10 minutes!” The young woman seated in the rear of the dark … > Read More

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Outdoor water use changes coming on Wednesday

With ongoing hot, dry weather following a low snow pack winter, creeks and rivers are suffering from extreme drops in water levels. “We are very nervous about the levels in our reservoir,” stated City of Cranbrook chief administrative officer Wayne … > Read More

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50 Gran Fondo cyclists to ride the tarmac

Fifty cyclists will get to warm up for the Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo in a way no cyclist in North America has every done before – by riding a bike on the tarmac of a working international airport. As part … > Read More

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Cranbrook float second in Penticton

Youth Ambassador Team Kelsey Ackert, Sweetheart of Sam Steele and Sarah Ferguson, Princess of Sam Steele, (above) hold the second place plaque that the Cranbrook float won in the Peach Festival parade in Penticton Saturday, August 8. A parade that’s … > Read More

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