Barry Coulter

WestJet launching direct flights from Cranbrook to Vancouver

WestJet launching direct flights from Cranbrook to Vancouver

WestJet Link, will begin operating nonstop flights starting October 27

WestJet launching direct flights from Cranbrook to Vancouver
MP warns of scam after catching Facebook Messenger imposter account

MP warns of scam after catching Facebook Messenger imposter account

Wayne Stetski issues warning about an imposter messenger account that is using his profile photo

MP warns of scam after catching Facebook Messenger imposter account
Jeffrey Edward Burns has been missing since Sunday evening

UPDATE: Missing Cranbrook man found

Cranbrook RCMP announced Thursday morning that Jeffrey Edward Burns has been located

Jeffrey Edward Burns has been missing since Sunday evening
The Kootenay Wildlife Heritage Fund is sponsoring a Big Game Management symposium which will take place at Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre.

Wildlife Symposium: ‘We can bring those numbers back’

Kootenay Wildlife Symposium will address plunging ungulate populations

The Kootenay Wildlife Heritage Fund is sponsoring a Big Game Management symposium which will take place at Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre.
Air Canada to end flights between Cranbrook and Calgary

Air Canada to end flights between Cranbrook and Calgary

Air Canada will be discontinuing regional flights between Cranbrook and Calgary effective April 29.

Air Canada to end flights between Cranbrook and Calgary
Col. Paul Ursich, Commander of 39 Canadian Brigade Group, and Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt cut the ribbon to officially open the new Cranbrook armoury for 44 Engineer Squadron at an open house and opening ceremony Saturday, Jan. 19. Barry Colter photo.

New military armoury opens in Cranbrook

Military presence in the Key City a part of the 44th Engineer Squadron

Col. Paul Ursich, Commander of 39 Canadian Brigade Group, and Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt cut the ribbon to officially open the new Cranbrook armoury for 44 Engineer Squadron at an open house and opening ceremony Saturday, Jan. 19. Barry Colter photo.
The BC SPCA’s East Kootenay Branch in Cranbrook is seeking your help with medical costs for an adorable nine-year-old Shih Tzu who came into SPCA care suffering from a number of medical issues.

SPCA seeks help for Shelby the dog

Cranbrook branch seeks help with costs for a Shih Tzu suffering from a number of medical issues.

The BC SPCA’s East Kootenay Branch in Cranbrook is seeking your help with medical costs for an adorable nine-year-old Shih Tzu who came into SPCA care suffering from a number of medical issues.
Cranbrook RCMP makes arrest in multiple robbery and theft investigations.

Cranbrook RCMP makes arrest in multiple robbery and theft investigations.

Accused turns himself in after images, video released to public

Cranbrook RCMP makes arrest in multiple robbery and theft investigations.
Black Press file image

Creston RCMP investigating forcible confinement and sexual assault

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Creston RCMP at 250-428-9313 or call Crime Stoppers

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Stewart Taylor left a musical legacy behind

Stewart Taylor left a musical legacy behind

The Cranbrook musical community is mourning the passage of one of its central personalities

Stewart Taylor left a musical legacy behind
Mount Baker Secondary School students at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair, Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Ktunaxa Nation Building in Cranbrook. (Barry Coulter photo)

Extreme Education and Career Fair helps give back to the community

It’s estimated that there will be one million job vacancies in the next nine years in B.C.

Mount Baker Secondary School students at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair, Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Ktunaxa Nation Building in Cranbrook. (Barry Coulter photo)
Education, training a big part of trade fair

Education, training a big part of trade fair

Exhibitors are seeing a lot of interest in education, training or skills upgrading at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Education, training a big part of trade fair
Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair

Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair

Dozens of companies are on hand today, Nov. 15 at the Ktunaxa Nation Building in Cranbrook

Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair
Evacuation alert issued for City of Kimberley

Evacuation alert issued for City of Kimberley

Three hours after an evacuation order was issued for the St. Mary Valley, an evacuation alert was issued for the nearby community of Kimberley.

Evacuation alert issued for City of Kimberley
Photo courtesy Kimberley RCMP

Louise Baxter found after 72 hour search

Cranbrook hiker had been missing since Sunday, August 12, near Jumbo Pass.

Photo courtesy Kimberley RCMP
A hiker missing in the Jumbo Pass area for the last three days was found by Search and Rescue on Thursday. Kimberley RCMP photo.

UPDATE: Search for missing Cranbrook woman enters third day

The search for a Cranbrook woman missing in the Jumbo Pass area is entering its third day.

A hiker missing in the Jumbo Pass area for the last three days was found by Search and Rescue on Thursday. Kimberley RCMP photo.
Search for missing Cranbrook woman ongoing

Search for missing Cranbrook woman ongoing

Louise Baxter missing in Jumbo Pass area since Sunday

Search for missing Cranbrook woman ongoing
BCWF supports restrictions on commercial huckleberry picking

BCWF supports restrictions on commercial huckleberry picking

However, more needs to be done, according to the president of the B.C.-wide hunting, fishing and conservation organization.

BCWF supports restrictions on commercial huckleberry picking
The torch was lit in Cranbrook to launch the countdown to the Kimberley/Cranbrook 2018 BC 55+ Games, Sunday, June 17, in Balment Park. The Kimberley/Cranbrook 2018 55+ BC Games will take place Sept. 11-15, with sports being held in venues throughout Cranbrook and Kimberley. Over 2,800 participants are expected to compete in 23 sports. Left to right: Cindy Simpson, President of the BC Seniors Games Society; Sandy Zeznk, Joint President of the BC+ Games Host Society; India Sherrit, Cranbrook Olympic Ski-crosser and torch bearer; Jaret Thompson, Joint President of the BC+ Games Host Society. Barry Coulter photo

Torch lit in Cranbrook to start countdown to BC 55+ Games

The Kimberley/Cranbrook 2018 55+ BC Games will take place Sept. 11-15

The torch was lit in Cranbrook to launch the countdown to the Kimberley/Cranbrook 2018 BC 55+ Games, Sunday, June 17, in Balment Park. The Kimberley/Cranbrook 2018 55+ BC Games will take place Sept. 11-15, with sports being held in venues throughout Cranbrook and Kimberley. Over 2,800 participants are expected to compete in 23 sports. Left to right: Cindy Simpson, President of the BC Seniors Games Society; Sandy Zeznk, Joint President of the BC+ Games Host Society; India Sherrit, Cranbrook Olympic Ski-crosser and torch bearer; Jaret Thompson, Joint President of the BC+ Games Host Society. Barry Coulter photo
Teck’s $1 million donation to College of the Rockies will support construction of the new trades training facility at the College’s Cranbrook campus, in addition to establishing a scholarship fund for trades students and helping to revitalize the Fernie campus. Classes in the new trades facility are scheduled to start in early August. (Photo credit: Chandos Construction.)

Teck donates $1 million to College of the Rockies

Investment in facilities and student scholarships boosts regional trades training

Teck’s $1 million donation to College of the Rockies will support construction of the new trades training facility at the College’s Cranbrook campus, in addition to establishing a scholarship fund for trades students and helping to revitalize the Fernie campus. Classes in the new trades facility are scheduled to start in early August. (Photo credit: Chandos Construction.)