Trevor Crawley

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Province announces expanded travel supports for rural cancer care

Wheels of Hope program, Hope Air network expanded in the Kootenays

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
The Province has announced the $156 million replacement and upgrade of the Dr. F.W. Green Memorial Home in Cranbrook. The project, which will be conducted in two phases, will include 148 new long-term care beds. Trevor Crawley photo.

B.C. announces $156M expansion and upgrade of long-term care facility in Cranbrook

The new and expanded Dr. F.W. Green Memorial Home will include 148 LTC beds, daycare space for children

The Province has announced the $156 million replacement and upgrade of the Dr. F.W. Green Memorial Home in Cranbrook. The project, which will be conducted in two phases, will include 148 new long-term care beds. Trevor Crawley photo.
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Kootenay MLAs get earful on health care challenges in BC border communities

Health care dominates discussions as two BC United MLAs meet with RDEK board directors

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)

Campfire ban lifted across the Kootenays

A campfire ban in the Kootenays has been lifted as fire officials…

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)
A pickup truck narrowly avoided a head on collision thanks to the quick reaction of a transport truck driver, who steered off Highway 3 near Galloway. Screenshot from Elk Valley RCMP video.

Transport truck ditches to avoid near head-on collision on Highway 3

A pickup truck narrowly avoided a head on collision thanks to the…

A pickup truck narrowly avoided a head on collision thanks to the quick reaction of a transport truck driver, who steered off Highway 3 near Galloway. Screenshot from Elk Valley RCMP video.
Lake Koocanusa. Photo submitted.

Kootenay watershed pollution discussions ongoing between Canada, U.S.

Dialogue between Canada and the United States over mining pollution concerns in…

Lake Koocanusa. Photo submitted.
Tanya Finley addresses the crowd at the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce during a forum on crime in the community. Trevor Crawley photo.

Businesses, politicians appeal for solutions to tackle rising crime, thefts in Cranbrook

East Kootenay politicos called on senior levels of government to do more…

Tanya Finley addresses the crowd at the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce during a forum on crime in the community. Trevor Crawley photo.
St. Eugene’s Church. Photo by Paul Rodgers

Ktunaxa community declares state of emergency in response to drug, gang-related deaths

ʔaq’am Community north of Cranbrook is reeling from the drug poisoning crisis, gang-related violence

St. Eugene’s Church. Photo by Paul Rodgers
Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)

Canada, U.S. wrap up 18th round of Columbia River Treaty modernization talks

The latest discussions were held in Seattle as both delegations continue to negotiate updated treaty terms

Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)
Select river systems in the Kootenays will be closed to angling from 2 p.m. to midnight from July 31-Sept. 10 in order to protect fish. Pixabay photo.

Province reduces angling times in Kootenay waterways

Order closes fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight from July 31-Sept. 10 in order to protect fish species.

Select river systems in the Kootenays will be closed to angling from 2 p.m. to midnight from July 31-Sept. 10 in order to protect fish. Pixabay photo.
Pictured left to right: Blaine Burgoyne, Nakita Sebastian, Sherry Sabastian, Rachelle Sebastian, Patrick Nicholas. Trevor Crawley photo.

ʔaq̓am family launches fundraiser to rebuild home lost to St. Mary’s River wildfire

An ʔaq̓am family has launched a crowdfunding campaign, hoping to rebuild after…

Pictured left to right: Blaine Burgoyne, Nakita Sebastian, Sherry Sabastian, Rachelle Sebastian, Patrick Nicholas. Trevor Crawley photo.
Dr. Tracey Parnell delivered a presentation at the Studio Stage Door in Cranbrook, talking about her experiences volunteering with other medical professionals in Ukraine. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook doctor fundraising for Ukrainian medical equipment, training

Dr. Tracey Parnell has been to Ukraine numerous times to volunteer her medical expertise in conflict zones

Dr. Tracey Parnell delivered a presentation at the Studio Stage Door in Cranbrook, talking about her experiences volunteering with other medical professionals in Ukraine. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Canadian Rockies International Airport north of Cranbrook has been placed on evacuation alert, along with 71 properties in the RDEK jurisdiction. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.

Cranbrook airport on evacuation alert over nearby wildfire

The Canadian Rockies International Airport north of Cranbrook has been placed on…

The Canadian Rockies International Airport north of Cranbrook has been placed on evacuation alert, along with 71 properties in the RDEK jurisdiction. Photo courtesy City of Cranbrook.
A spotter plane takes off from the Canadian Rockies International Airport outside Cranbrook as the St. Mary’s River wildfire burns. Trevor Crawley photo.

Evacuation orders, alerts expanded as St. Mary’s River wildfire activity increases

Additional evacuation orders and alerts were issued north of Cranbrook overnight Wednesday…

A spotter plane takes off from the Canadian Rockies International Airport outside Cranbrook as the St. Mary’s River wildfire burns. Trevor Crawley photo.
Pictured right to left: ʔaq̓am Nasuʔkin Joe Pierre, Fire Chief Scott Driver, Director of Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services, Daniel Klein, Incident Commander – BC Wildfire Service, Christina Carbrey, Regional Emergency Operations Centre Director.

Officials confirm 7 homes lost in St. Mary’s River wildfire near Cranbrook

Wildfire grows to nearly 850 hectares as fire and emergency management officials coordinate response

Pictured right to left: ʔaq̓am Nasuʔkin Joe Pierre, Fire Chief Scott Driver, Director of Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services, Daniel Klein, Incident Commander – BC Wildfire Service, Christina Carbrey, Regional Emergency Operations Centre Director.
Homes were evacuated in the Aqam community due to a wildfire Monday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.

Evacuation alerts expanded as wildfire grows north of Cranbrook

A wildfire burning near the ʔaq̓am Community north of Cranbrook has grown…

Homes were evacuated in the Aqam community due to a wildfire Monday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.
Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)

Columbia River Treaty benefit-sharing agreement ‘significant’ to Ktunaxa

The interim agreements will share a percentage of the treaty’s downstream benefits with three Indigenous Nations

Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)
Kootenay Ice players salute the crowd after a 5-4 win over the Red Deer Rebels in its last-ever game in Cranbrook on Sunday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.

After relocating from B.C., Winnipeg WHL franchise on the move again

After two decades in Cranbrook, the club relocated to Manitoba and is now heading to Washington State

Kootenay Ice players salute the crowd after a 5-4 win over the Red Deer Rebels in its last-ever game in Cranbrook on Sunday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.
RCMP confirmed the identity of a man found dead inside a Creston residence in May. (Black Press file photo)

RCMP confirm identity of man found dead in Creston residence in May

Robert Unger, 72, was reported missing to Creston RCMP on April 27, 2023

RCMP confirmed the identity of a man found dead inside a Creston residence in May. (Black Press file photo)
New Calgary Flames head coach Ryan Huska answers media questions during a press conference in Calgary, Monday, June 12, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
New Calgary Flames head coach Ryan Huska answers media questions during a press conference in Calgary, Monday, June 12, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

A Cranbrook connection to newly named Calgary Flames head coach

Ryan Huska, who was born in Cranbrook, is heading up the Flames bench after serving 5 years as an assistant coach

New Calgary Flames head coach Ryan Huska answers media questions during a press conference in Calgary, Monday, June 12, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
New Calgary Flames head coach Ryan Huska answers media questions during a press conference in Calgary, Monday, June 12, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh