Tag Archives: Cranbrook

Over $1.6 million given to B.C. women

Since 2008, women students in B.C. have been granted $1,698,310 in scholarships and bursaries from the 1,847 members in 23 Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) clubs across this province. Monies have been raised through volunteer efforts of members from … > Read More

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The Invermere MusicFest is here!

By Joshua Estabrooks Holy jumpin’ Jiminy Cricket! The Invermere MusicFest is only days away! Have you got your tickets yet? If you like music, listen to music, know what music is, or know someone who likes music, this is the … > Read More

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New FM station approved for the East Kootenay

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today (July 29) approved an application by Alberta-based Clear Sky Radio Inc. for a new FM radio station to serve the East Kootenay. The station, to be known as Summit 107, will serve … > Read More

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Local Food in the Kitchen Workshops teach food preservation

This summer and fall, the Local Food in the Kitchen workshops series will show locals how to preserve seasonal food from the peak of the harvest for the long Kootenay winter. “There is plenty of local food available in the East Kootenay,” … > Read More

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Cranbrook athlete gets bursary at BC Summer Games

Sixteen talented athletes and outstanding community leaders were recognized with a Coast Capital Savings Athlete Bursary at the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 BC Summer Games in Nanaimo. Among the 16 recipients was Cranbrook resident and rower Zoe Chore. The … > Read More

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Building community thanks to volunteers and Habitat for Humanity

Perceptions by Gerry Warner In a quiet Slaterville neighborhood, a dream is coming true for a young Cranbrook family who had little reason to believe they would ever own their own home. But come October, the Berry family and their … > Read More

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Park-on-Us-Campaign returning

The United Way of Cranbrook and Kimberley is excited to be celebrating its 12th annual Park-On-Us Campaign this year on Friday, September 19. This annual one-day event has grown every year from $1,900 in 2003 to $13,274 in 2013. This … > Read More

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Scenes from the Night Market

The following are images captured during the first Night Market of the Cranbrook Farmer’s Market season, July 16 in Rotary Park. The next Night Market is Wednesday, August 16, running from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in beautiful downtown Cranbrook. The … > Read More

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Driver confusion causes extensive damage

RCMP, BC Ambulance and Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services attended the Save-On-Foods parking lot on Victoria Street North this morning after a vehicle struck a business and several parked vehicles. An 86-year-old male initially struck the building, then backed up hitting five parked … > Read More

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Camping options around Cranbrook

Did you know that there are seven provincial parks in the Cranbrook area? Of these seven, all but Yahk Provincial Park are on a lake. Provincial parks are a great option for family camping. Each site has a picnic table … > Read More

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