Trevor Crawley

MP Morrison tapped to national security shadow cabinet role

MP Morrison tapped to national security shadow cabinet role

Kootenay-Columbia MP appointed to Conservative shadow cabinet role ahead of new parliamentary session

MP Morrison tapped to national security shadow cabinet role
The Doctor Creek wildfire has grown to an estimated 79 square kilometres, based on the latest update from the BC Wildfire Service. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service.

Doctor Creek wildfire in the East Kootenay grows to estimated 79 square kilometres

More accurate mapping completed Sunday as crews prepare for forecasted high winds

The Doctor Creek wildfire has grown to an estimated 79 square kilometres, based on the latest update from the BC Wildfire Service. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service.
A building has caught fire on Cranbrook St. Tuesday afternoon in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook firefighters responding to highly-visible building fire

Vancant building, adjacent restaurant engulfed in flames on Tuesday afternoon in Cranbrook.

A building has caught fire on Cranbrook St. Tuesday afternoon in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.
Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka is calling for a campfire ban in the Southeast Fire Centre. Phil McLachlan photo/Black Press file.

Kootenay MLA calls for fire ban in the southern interior

Tom Shypitka calls for a campfire ban citing concerns over dry conditions, high temperatures

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka is calling for a campfire ban in the Southeast Fire Centre. Phil McLachlan photo/Black Press file.
The federal government has provided $2 million in funding for Kootenay Connect that will go towards habitat preservation for at risk species in the Kootenays. Photo courtesy Pixabay.

Feds fund $2M for habitat conservation in the Kootenays

Kootenay Connect program to protect habitat for species at risk in four areas in the region

The federal government has provided $2 million in funding for Kootenay Connect that will go towards habitat preservation for at risk species in the Kootenays. Photo courtesy Pixabay.
The B.C. Wildfire Service has responed to a cluster of suspected lightning-caused fires in the Revelstoke area, as a thunderstorm is being blamed for multiple starts over the last 48 hours. Photo courtesy B.C. Wildfire Service.

Lightning blamed for multiple fire starts across Kootenays

Southeast Fire Centre says ground crews, air support responding to fires near Revelstoke, Nakusp

The B.C. Wildfire Service has responed to a cluster of suspected lightning-caused fires in the Revelstoke area, as a thunderstorm is being blamed for multiple starts over the last 48 hours. Photo courtesy B.C. Wildfire Service.
A wildfire continues to burn in the Sheep Creek area, west of Premier Lake. Crews are on site as of Thursday, July 23, 2020. (File photo)

Temperatures soar, wildfire danger rating rises across Kootenays

East, West Kootenays expected to hit high 30s C as fire danger rating increases to high and extreme

A wildfire continues to burn in the Sheep Creek area, west of Premier Lake. Crews are on site as of Thursday, July 23, 2020. (File photo)
Kathy Eichenberger, executive director for the Columbia River Treaty review, answers questions during a community meeting held in 2018 in Revelstoke. (Nathan Kunz photo)

Province releases Columbia River Treaty public feedback report

Reservoir levels, fair compensation for impacted communities, among many issues raised

Kathy Eichenberger, executive director for the Columbia River Treaty review, answers questions during a community meeting held in 2018 in Revelstoke. (Nathan Kunz photo)
Executive director for the Columbia River Treaty Review Kathy Eichenberg answers questions during the Community meeting held June 19, 2018 at the Revelstoke Community Centre. (Nathan Kunz/Revelstoke Review)

Province releases report on Columbia River Treaty public feedback

Reservoir levels, fair compensation for impacted communities, among many issues raised

Executive director for the Columbia River Treaty Review Kathy Eichenberg answers questions during the Community meeting held June 19, 2018 at the Revelstoke Community Centre. (Nathan Kunz/Revelstoke Review)
Pacific Coastal Airlines is resuming flight service between Cranbrook and Vancouver. (Pacific Coastal photo)

Pacific Coastal Airlines resumes Cranbrook-Vancouver flight service

Flight service between the two cities was cancelled last March due to competition

Pacific Coastal Airlines is resuming flight service between Cranbrook and Vancouver. (Pacific Coastal photo)
Columbia Valley Search and Rescue responded to a call for assistance on Monday, after an eight-year-old girl fell down a steep embankment in a mountain biking incident. Photo provided by CVSAR.

Young girl flown to Calgary after mountain biking accident near Invermere

Family had been mountain biking on the Johnson Trail in the Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley Search and Rescue responded to a call for assistance on Monday, after an eight-year-old girl fell down a steep embankment in a mountain biking incident. Photo provided by CVSAR.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer for B.C. (B.C. government)

COVID-19 staff case identified at Cranbrook seniors care facility

Staff member at Kootenay Street Village is self-isolating at home after being diagnosed

Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer for B.C. (B.C. government)
Camping has been restricted at Lake Koocanusa, and local officials are asking the province for a closure of the B.C./Alberta border to non-essential traffic. File photo.

B.C., Alberta health ministers urge public to stay home Easter weekend

Regional politicians, online petition calling for closure of provincial border to non-essential traffic

Camping has been restricted at Lake Koocanusa, and local officials are asking the province for a closure of the B.C./Alberta border to non-essential traffic. File photo.
The Cranbrook Bucks continue to build BCHL team with two new additions.

Cranbrook Bucks add two more players to growing roster

BCHL’s new franchise, the Cranbrook Bucks, hired a new coach and continue to build for first season

The Cranbrook Bucks continue to build BCHL team with two new additions.
Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick hosted a virtual town hall with Susan Brown, the Interior Health President and CEO (bottom right) and Dr. Sue Pollock, Interior Health Chief Medical Officer (bottom left) on Friday, March 27.

Interior Health officials outline pandemic response in virtual town hall

Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick moderates digital discussion, Q&A with Interior Health leadership

Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick hosted a virtual town hall with Susan Brown, the Interior Health President and CEO (bottom right) and Dr. Sue Pollock, Interior Health Chief Medical Officer (bottom left) on Friday, March 27.
BCHL realigns to two-conference system for next season

BCHL realigns to two-conference system for next season

Changes approved with the entry of the Cranbrook Bucks into the league

BCHL realigns to two-conference system for next season
Jumbo Glacier and Lake of the Hanging Glacier. File

Province looking at steps to dissolve Jumbo resort municipality

Disincorporating municipality will likely require a legislative change, according to the province

Jumbo Glacier and Lake of the Hanging Glacier. File
Ktunaxa, supporters celebrate protection of Qat’muk and the Jumbo valley

Ktunaxa, supporters celebrate protection of Qat’muk and the Jumbo valley

Speeches, acknowledgements and ceremonies mark an emotional gathering in Cranbrook

Ktunaxa, supporters celebrate protection of Qat’muk and the Jumbo valley
Jumbo Glacier and Lake of the Hanging Glacier. File photo.

Jumbo Valley to be protected, ending decades-long dispute over proposed ski resort

Development rights permanently retired for site of proposed year-round ski resort west of Invermere

Jumbo Glacier and Lake of the Hanging Glacier. File photo.
Special prosecutor to review Cranbrook toddler drowning case

Special prosecutor to review Cranbrook toddler drowning case

Evidence disclosure at issue in the case of a woman sentenced for criminal negligence causing death

Special prosecutor to review Cranbrook toddler drowning case