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Sparwood Council Facts

Community Clean-Up Day The District of Sparwood will be promoting and organizing a community wide cleanup day on April 26. This day has been selected to coincide with Pitch-In Week (April 20 – 26) and follow additional cleanup activities planned … > Read More

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CRA commish addresses the Heartbleed bug

Letter to the Editor After learning that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) systems were vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug, the CRA acted quickly to protect taxpayer information by removing public access to its online services on April 8. Since then, … > Read More

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Kimberley RCMP receive two new police vehicles

For years the accepted police car for the RCMP was the Ford Crown Victoria. In the past few months Kimberley RCMP received two of the new Ford police vehicles as the old Crown Vics came up for replacement. Ford offers … > Read More

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Biggest April Fools joke of the year

By Michelle Forbes At the Kimberley City Bakery this year, with the help of the local media and RCMP, we pulled off the biggest April Fools joke of the year. Wherever we go, people are still discussing the validity of … > Read More

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You Be The Jury – law day in Cranbrook

The Canadian Bar Association is hosting a free public awareness presentation of a criminal jury trial for Law Week 2014. A mock trial – You Be The Jury – will be staged Thursday, April 10, 7 p.m. at Key City … > Read More

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March 4 collision witnesses sought

Cranbrook RCMP are currently investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred on March 4 at the intersection of 2nd Street South and 14th Avenue South in Cranbrook . The vehicles involved were a white 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier and a blue 2001 Dodge Dakota pickup. RCMP … > Read More

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KSAR and RCMP respond to call for help

Kimberley Search and Rescue (KSAR) were requested to assist RCMP Monday, March 24 regarding a request for medical aid. A snowmobiler had observed a sign at the intersection of the Lussier Creek Forest Service Road (FSR) and the Ram Creek FSR that said, … > Read More

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Coroners investigate sudden death of 45-year-old man

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment members responded to the 200 block of 10th Avenue at 1 p.m. on March 15 to assist BC Ambulance and police who were responding to a male in … > Read More

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Coroners Service confirms identity of deceased worker

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who died following an industrial accident at Teck Resource’s Coal Mountain Operations near Sparwood on March 16. He was Miles Bradley Lorenz, aged 59, of Coleman, Alberta. Mr. Lorenz … > Read More

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CFES contains Gold Creek blaze to shop and trailer

At 1:12 a.m., March 16, Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services responded to a 911 call for a structure fire in the Gold Creek area. Upon arrival the first responding firefighters found a workshop to be fully involved and the trailer … > Read More

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