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Severe thunderstorm watch issued

Environment Canada has today (May 30) issued a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for the Cranbrook, Kimberley and Columbia Valley areas of the East Kootenay….

Air Quality Statement issued

Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement warning of smoky skies for the Cranbrook and Kimberley areas. “Smoke is causing poor air quality…

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Sgt. Bob Vatamaniuck The last week witnessed the Columbia Valley RCMP respond to about 35 calls for service; last year that number was closer…

A look at Sam Steele Parade 2017

Cranbrook’s biggest community party of the year was held in a different (more consolidated) location this year, creating a carnival atmosphere and making one wonder…

When government returns some of our money

e-KNOW Editorial By Ian Cobb With less than two months to go until the May 9 provincial election, a familiar four-year pattern has re-emerged. British Columbia…

New weapon against polluters and poachers

Citizen scientists armed with a new weapon against polluters and poachers: the BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) Conservation App and Website Available to iPhone users, a…