Trevor Crawley

United Steelworkers in B.C. Interior return strike vote

United Steelworkers in B.C. Interior return strike vote

Job action could affect 3,500 union members across three locals in Kelowna, Kamloops and Kootenays

United Steelworkers in B.C. Interior return strike vote
Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski rose in the House of Commons to call on the federal government to address housing and homelessness.

Stetski calls on feds to address housing, homelessness

Kootenay Columbia MP says housing should be treated as a human right.

Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski rose in the House of Commons to call on the federal government to address housing and homelessness.
The College of the Rockies will graduate it’s first cohort of nursing students who were able to complete their entire four-year degree at the Cranbrook campus.

COTR welcomes back fourth-year nursing students

Nursing program set to graduate first cohort of students fully educated at Cranbrook campus

The College of the Rockies will graduate it’s first cohort of nursing students who were able to complete their entire four-year degree at the Cranbrook campus.
The Kootenay Ice honoured members of three WHL championship teams, one of which captured a Memorial Cup in 2002, with a pregame ceremony during the home opener on Saturday night in Cranbrook. Pictured left to right: Calgary Hitmen forward Mark Kastelic, former Ice head coach Cory Clouston, Nathan Lieuwen, Jeff Chynoweth, Darcy Ewanchuk, Colin Sinclair, Colin Patterson, and Kootenay Ice forward Brett Davis.

WHL: Kootenay Ice drop Calgary Hitmen 5-3 in home opener

Youth take centre stage as Kootenay explodes for three second-period goals

The Kootenay Ice honoured members of three WHL championship teams, one of which captured a Memorial Cup in 2002, with a pregame ceremony during the home opener on Saturday night in Cranbrook. Pictured left to right: Calgary Hitmen forward Mark Kastelic, former Ice head coach Cory Clouston, Nathan Lieuwen, Jeff Chynoweth, Darcy Ewanchuk, Colin Sinclair, Colin Patterson, and Kootenay Ice forward Brett Davis.
The Kootenay Ice are gearing up for the 2018/19 regular season. Paul Rodgers photo.

WHL season set to kick off in Cranbrook

Kootenay Ice gearing up for another campaign with youthful roster

The Kootenay Ice are gearing up for the 2018/19 regular season. Paul Rodgers photo.
Cam Hausinger takes a shot during a Kootenay Ice exhibition game against the Calgary Hitmen in Invermere on Friday night.

WHL: Hitmen overcome Ice in Invermere

Two teams battle to overtime during WHL pre-season showcase in the Columbia Valley

Cam Hausinger takes a shot during a Kootenay Ice exhibition game against the Calgary Hitmen in Invermere on Friday night.
An athlete throws a discus at the College of the Rockies during 55+ B.C. Games action on Thursday in Cranbrook. Barry Coulter photo

VIDEO: Day 2 of 55+ B.C. Games

Sporting action continues in Kimberley and Cranbrook

An athlete throws a discus at the College of the Rockies during 55+ B.C. Games action on Thursday in Cranbrook. Barry Coulter photo
A campfire ban in the Southeast Fire Centre will be lifted effective Friday, Sept. 14 at noon.

Campfire ban lifted across Kootenays

Campfires will be permitted, but open burning restrictions still apply

A campfire ban in the Southeast Fire Centre will be lifted effective Friday, Sept. 14 at noon.
‘The Grizzlies’ is inspired by Cranbrook lawyer Russ Sheppard’s experiences coaching and teaching lacrosse in northern Canada. Photo by Shane Mahood, courtesy of Mongrel Media.

Cranbrook man inspires movie ‘The Grizzlies’ set to debut at TIFF

‘The Grizzlies’ is based on Russ Sheppard’s experiences teaching and coaching lacrosse in the Arctic

‘The Grizzlies’ is inspired by Cranbrook lawyer Russ Sheppard’s experiences coaching and teaching lacrosse in northern Canada. Photo by Shane Mahood, courtesy of Mongrel Media.
BC Hydro reports outages in East Kootenay

BC Hydro reports outages in East Kootenay

Over 11,000 customers in Cranbrook, Invermere and Golden affected by vehicle accident, says BC Hydro

BC Hydro reports outages in East Kootenay
Police continue to investigate a fatal stabbing in the 1600 block of 1A St. South early Saturday morning in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.

Woman charged after 29-year-old man fatally stabbed in East Kootenay

The man was rushed to hospital after the stabbing, but did not survive

Police continue to investigate a fatal stabbing in the 1600 block of 1A St. South early Saturday morning in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.
Evacuation Alert lifted for Ta Ta Creek area

Evacuation Alert lifted for Ta Ta Creek area

Regional District of East Kootenay says significant progress has been made on Lost Dog complex.

Evacuation Alert lifted for Ta Ta Creek area
Drought rating increased across the region

Drought rating increased across the region

Kootenays now at Level 3 rating as province grapples with hot and dry conditions

Drought rating increased across the region
The City of Cranbrook conducted a safety audit of local arenas after a tragic accident in Fernie took the lives of three people. Townsman file photo.

Cranbrook arena closed after ice plant failure

Ice plant shut down after ammonia detected, no injuries or risk of harm to public: City

The City of Cranbrook conducted a safety audit of local arenas after a tragic accident in Fernie took the lives of three people. Townsman file photo.
BC Wildfire Service image of ongoing Shovel Lake wildfire. The fire is currently active at 86,397 hectares as of Aug. 21.

Lightning blamed for most recent regional fires

Southeast Fire Centre says 90 per cent of the 342 fires recently reported are lightning-caused

BC Wildfire Service image of ongoing Shovel Lake wildfire. The fire is currently active at 86,397 hectares as of Aug. 21.
Cranbrook cyclist nabs another World Cup gold

Cranbrook cyclist nabs another World Cup gold

Local athlete takes the top spot on the podium after World Cup road race in Quebec

Cranbrook cyclist nabs another World Cup gold
The B.C. Supreme Court has sided with a ski resort developer who argued a decision that determined a proposed ski resort was not ‘substantially started’ was unfair.

Court sides with developer in Jumbo ‘substantially started’ dispute

Resort developer successfully argues 2014 decision that halted the project was unfair

The B.C. Supreme Court has sided with a ski resort developer who argued a decision that determined a proposed ski resort was not ‘substantially started’ was unfair.
Local WHL talent earn hockey gold with Team Canada

Local WHL talent earn hockey gold with Team Canada

Local WHL talent part of U18 championship team at Hlinka Gretzky Cup tournament

Local WHL talent earn hockey gold with Team Canada
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for East Kootenay

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for East Kootenay

Environment Canada forecasting a chance of showers and risk of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for East Kootenay
Evacuation Order issued for Sheep Creek wildfire

Evacuation Order issued for Sheep Creek wildfire

RDCK issues Evacuation Order due to 56-hectare blaze southeast of Salmo.

Evacuation Order issued for Sheep Creek wildfire