Trevor Crawley

UPDATED: Alleged bomb threat not substantiated, say police

UPDATED: Alleged bomb threat not substantiated, say police

Multiple RCMP cruisers, officers investigate incident at Cranbrook Dodge on Friday.

UPDATED: Alleged bomb threat not substantiated, say police
Region under severe thunderstorm watch

Region under severe thunderstorm watch

Environment Canada says conditions ripe for thunderstorms, rain and wind gusts.

Region under severe thunderstorm watch
Rendering provided by Golden Life Management.

New seniors care facility officially announced

Golden Life Management will operate Kootenay Street Village, which features 97 units.

Rendering provided by Golden Life Management.
The new permanent MRI unit is now in operation at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

Permanent MRI unit operational at Cranbrook hospital

New MRI replaces mobile unit and will double testing capacity for East Kootenay patients.

The new permanent MRI unit is now in operation at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.
Jeffry Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. File photo                                Jeffry Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. (File photo)

Arrests made in 2010 case of innocent couple killed

Arrests made in case of innocent couple killed in a case of mistaken identity, say police

Jeffry Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. File photo                                Jeffry Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. (File photo)
The provincial government is putting out the call for applications for off-road vehicle trail construction and maintenance.

B.C. funding grants available for off-road trail building

B.C.-based organizations can request up to $25,000 for new or upgraded off-road vehicle trails

The provincial government is putting out the call for applications for off-road vehicle trail construction and maintenance.
VIDEO: Conservation group buys Kootenay farm to protect grizzlies, elk, trout

VIDEO: Conservation group buys Kootenay farm to protect grizzlies, elk, trout

Nature Conservancy of Canada brings 43 hectares near Morrissey Meadows into conservation fold

VIDEO: Conservation group buys Kootenay farm to protect grizzlies, elk, trout
The provincial government is putting out the call for applications for off-road vehicle trail construction and maintenance.

Funding grants available for off-road trail building

B.C.-based organizations can request up to $25,000 for new or upgraded off-road vehicle trails

The provincial government is putting out the call for applications for off-road vehicle trail construction and maintenance.
The Southeast Fire Centre has banned open burning across the Kootenays effective Friday, June 8.

Southeast Fire Centre bans open burning in Kootenays

Category 3 fires to be prohibited effective Friday, June 8.

The Southeast Fire Centre has banned open burning across the Kootenays effective Friday, June 8.
Public meeting dates set for Columbia River Treaty consultations

Public meeting dates set for Columbia River Treaty consultations

Officials to provide update on negotiations, gather feedback on community priorities.

Public meeting dates set for Columbia River Treaty consultations
Pipeline construction on Trans Mountain line twinning, already completed in Alberta. (Kinder Morgan Canada)

Kootenay MP questions Trans Mountain pipeline purchase

Wayne Stetski wonders how federal Liberals will pay for existing pipeline and future construction.

Pipeline construction on Trans Mountain line twinning, already completed in Alberta. (Kinder Morgan Canada)
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference members picket in the early hours of their strike against CP Rail this evening. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

UPDATE: CP Rail reaches deal with union to end strike

Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference began striking at 7 p.m. Tuesday

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference members picket in the early hours of their strike against CP Rail this evening. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Two unions with members employed by CP Rail have voted to reject new collective bargaining agreements offered by the company. Phil McLachlan photo

Unions reject CP Rail contract offers

Both meeting Friday to determine next steps; 72 hours notice required before strike action.

Two unions with members employed by CP Rail have voted to reject new collective bargaining agreements offered by the company. Phil McLachlan photo
The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. ~ Wikimedia Creative Commons

First Nations excluded from Columbia River Treaty talks

Three Indigenous groups in Southern B.C. Interior will not be involved in upcoming talks.

The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. ~ Wikimedia Creative Commons
Winston Blackmore and James Oler are set to be sentenced on polygamy charges on June 26 in Cranbrook.

27 years since initial police probe, polygamist leader to be sentenced in June

Prosecutor recommend up to 6 months jail, defence asks for conditional or absolute discharge

Winston Blackmore and James Oler are set to be sentenced on polygamy charges on June 26 in Cranbrook.
Senator Murray Sinclair spoke to a Cranbrook audience about happiness, the history of residential school abuse, and reconciliation, during a presentation at the Key City Theatre this week.

Searching for happiness on path to reconciliation

Senator Murray Sinclair speaks about historical residential school abuse and the power of education.

Senator Murray Sinclair spoke to a Cranbrook audience about happiness, the history of residential school abuse, and reconciliation, during a presentation at the Key City Theatre this week.
UPDATE: Prosecution, defence spar over sentencing for B.C. polygamist leader

UPDATE: Prosecution, defence spar over sentencing for B.C. polygamist leader

Peter Wilson recommends up to six months for Blackmore and up to 90 days for Oler

UPDATE: Prosecution, defence spar over sentencing for B.C. polygamist leader
Man gets three-and-a-half years jail time in killing of senior

Man gets three-and-a-half years jail time in killing of senior

WARNING: This story contains disturbing details.

Man gets three-and-a-half years jail time in killing of senior
Black Press file photo

RDEK board hears update on Teck operations

Company making progress on water quality issues, says representative.

Black Press file photo
RDEK board votes against supporting tourism tenure

RDEK board votes against supporting tourism tenure

Directors concerned about opposition from local residents, helicopter flight patterns.

RDEK board votes against supporting tourism tenure