Tag Archives: Cranbrook

Bomb threat closes Cranbrook Safeway

Cranbrook Safeway and the immediate area was closed to the public at about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon (Dec. 18) after a bomb threat was received. Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services and City Public Works employees cordoned off the access points to … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Servicing Agreements signed The board chair and chief administrative officer of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) have signed five-year Agreements with the Shuswap Indian Band for RDEK and Kootenay East Regional Hospital District services provided to the Shuswap Reserve … > Read More

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Funds raised for animal rescue in region

In October Cranbrook’s The Playpen Pet Boarding & Grooming hosted a Tellington TTouch workshop, bringing in instructor Kathy Cascade. The workshop was a great success and all the proceeds were donated to local animal rescue. A total of $1,500 was divided between EKSPCA and … > Read More

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Cranbrook chamber welcomes Site C approval

The Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce welcomes the B.C. government’s decision to approve construction of the Site C dam project. Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister for Core Review, and Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett and Premier Christy … > Read More

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Karin Penner says goodbye to her chamber

Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce members bid a fond adieu to outgoing executive director Karin Penner Dec. 10 during the annual Christmas luncheon at the Heritage Inn. Members also welcomed her replacement David Hall, who provided a respectful and … > Read More

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Still time to share your ideas online

You could win $1,000 to donate You still have time to share your ideas with Columbia Basin Trust before the first phase of Our Trust, Our Future wraps up. Whether you know a lot or a little about the Trust, … > Read More

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Police seek info after shots fired at city home

On Dec. 14 at 6:30 a.m, the Cranbrook RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the neighbourhood of 16th Street South and 15th Avenue South. A residence and vehicle were shot several times. No one was injured during … > Read More

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The system is in a nutshell

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Just came back from the doctor’s office. An emergency visit to the dentist a couple of months ago made me aware of a sharp rise in my blood pressure. Blood pressure is apparently something to … > Read More

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The Golden Hearted Ed King

By Louie Cupello Ed King, singer/songwriter, is a long time Cranbrook resident born on the prairies, raised on the west coast. Ed met his wife Audrey in the White Rock, Langley area and together they raised a family while travelling … > Read More

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OnStar provides many layers of protection

Do you know about OnStar? Remember the days when ‘salvation’ for the highway traveler came in the form of an Automobile Association membership? While it is still smart to have such protection, technology is making it so that protection is … > Read More

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