Tag Archives: Cranbrook

Funds provided to boost accessibility

Six regional projects focusing on improving accessibility for people with disabilities received $140,723 in funding from Hon. Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development. Bergen made the announcement in the City of Cranbrook council chambers this morning (August 20) … > Read More

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Severe thunderstorm watch
 on for EK

A severe thunderstorm watch is underway for much of the East Kootenay, Environment Canada announced this morning (August 20). The severe thunderstorm watch for is on for the Cranbrook and Elk Valley portions of the East Kootenay, as well as … > Read More

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Fiery moment at Wildstone

Kimberley resident and photographer Jim Webster was enjoying a morning ride on the Rails-to-Trails between Cranbrook and Kimberley August 11 when he came upon a potentially dangerous incident at Wildstone Golf Course. “The fairway lawnmower caught fire as we rode … > Read More

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Rodeo action and a trip to Disneyland

Rodeo fans were once again treated to a big show August 15-17 at the Wycliffe Rodeo Grounds during the 28th annual Cranbrook Pro Rodeo. Two evening sessions and a Sunday finale, which was also Kids’ Day, allowed for all to … > Read More

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City recognizes Terry Miller

On Monday night (August 18), City of Cranbrook Mayor Wayne Stetski and council recognized Terry Miller of the Cranbrook Community Theatre for his receiving of the 2014 Eric Hamber Award from Theatre BC earlier in August in Kamloops. Terry was recognized … > Read More

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AtBC gets $1.8 million in senior government support

Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development announced yesterday that the Harper Government is assisting Aboriginal tourism companies in British Columbia capitalize on increased visitor demand for authentic Aboriginal cultural experiences. Strahl made the … > Read More

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Park on Us even better for businesses this year

Twelve years ago resourceful United Way staff began the Park on Us Campaign. The goal was to connect with businesses and community in a fun, win-win way. The Campaign has grown from that first year with 95 parking meters sold … > Read More

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Water fluoridation open house set for Oct. 23

The electoral assent on whether to continue adding fluoride to the City of Cranbrook water system will be held as part of the municipal election on November 15.  All eligible voters are encouraged to participate. The question will ask: “Are … > Read More

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Bus service a wheely good deal

Did you know that the Kimberley – Cranbrook bus runs Tuesday to Friday, three times per day, for a $3 fare? For less than the cost of gas, Kimberley Transit will pick you up at your door and drop you at … > Read More

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Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo registration deadline soon

If you want to ride in the second annual Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo you’d better get your act together quickly because the registration deadline Aug. 31 is coming up faster than a downhill spin on the Tour de France. Registration … > Read More

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