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Time is running out for the world’s forests

“Perceptions,” by Gerry Warner Op-Ed Commentary “Our house is burning.” That’s how French President Emmanuel Macron described the conflagration now engulfing the Amazon Basin and…

Kootenay East Green candidate named

Just in time for the writ to drop, the B.C. Green Party has announced the nomination of its candidate for Kootenay East, Yvonne Prest. For…

Chernove silver in Rio Paralympics

Cranbrook’s Tristen Chernove has captured Canada’s second medal of the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Chernove earned a silver medal in the men’s C2 3,000-metre individual pursuit in Brazil. China’s Guihua Liang, who set a Paralympic record,…

New administrator for Arts Council

The Cranbrook and District Arts Council has appointed of Tais Helena Lintz as their new administrator. Tais started working at the Cranbrook & District Arts…

300 runners expected for Black Spur Ultra

Hundreds of endurance runners will be travelling to Kimberley Alpine Resort on August 19-21 for the second annual Black Spur Ultra, a challenging ultramarathon with…

South American travelogue March 9

For 28 days, Gebhard and Sabine Pfeiffer travelled through Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil. From high in the Andes Mountains to the giant salt lake at…