Tag Archives: Cranbrook

SD5 board notes

The following is a summary of board motions carried during the April 8 School District No. 5 (SD5) Board of Education meeting in Cranbrook. Motions Carried General – Introductory/first reading of the Annual Bylaw Budget in the amount of $52,136,229. … > Read More

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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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Wildsight presents Watermark and Ktunaxa water perspectives

Celebrate Earth Week with Wildsight at an evening featuring Edward Burtynsky’s film Watermark and a Ktunaxa speaker on water. Following the success of Manufactured Landscapes, Edward Burtynsky is back with this beautiful new project, a three-year exploration of our relationship … > Read More

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It is time to move on regarding DCCs

Letter to the Editor RE: MLA Bennett and Cranbrook’s Development Cost Charges (DCCs) Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett has most of his facts correct around Cranbrook’s DCC submission and why it did not proceed. The province did not reject Cranbrook’s … > Read More

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Effort underway to help Cranbrook family

A Nelson woman is reaching out in social media in an effort to raise funds for her best friend, a Cranbrook resident, whose failed health is creating financial problems for her young family. Coral Colgur, formerly of Cranbrook, recently established … > Read More

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Sinkhole sucks in tow truck with load

Residents of the 600 block of 15th Street South in Cranbrook had an interesting evening April 10, as an EMF Towing truck carrying a motorhome became stuck in a sinkhole. While the truck was finally extracted, the road remained closed … > Read More

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Support group moving meeting to hear Glenda Standeven

The Prostate Cancer Support Group in Cranbrook is holding its regular meeting at the Heritage Inn on April 16 so members can hear Glenda Standeven (pictured above) speak. “Glenda is a force to be reckoned with as a real survivor … > Read More

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Choirs of angels descended on Cranbrook

Lovers of choral music were in heaven Saturday at the Alliance Church in Cranbrook. The Bisset Singers and director Chuck Bisset hosted the 2014 International Choir Festival April 12, with three choirs from Washington and three from B.C., along with … > Read More

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Emerging technology hits the East Kootenay

By Evan Shellborn  Rocky Mountain Print Solutions has added a new dimension to technology in the East Kootenay with the purchase of a state-of-the-art 3D printer. The printer, called a Replicator, is made in New York by MakerBot Industries. “We … > Read More

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3 facts you need to know

… about farming and food in the Kootenays By Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett 1. While we produce only 2.5% of the farm cash receipts, our government does much to support and protect agriculture in the Kootenays such as the … > Read More

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