Barry Coulter

Illustration courtesy twinkl.ca

107 years ago this month: 3 hangings in Nelson, and 1 reprieve

107 years ago this month, lawyers were trying to save the life of Bruno Cutri

Illustration courtesy twinkl.ca
Neighbourly Northern Flicker and friend drop by for a visit. Miriam Saville photo

Urban wildlife Part V: The East Kootenay birds of autumn

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the spring, summer and fall of 2020. Part V.

Neighbourly Northern Flicker and friend drop by for a visit. Miriam Saville photo
Tom Shypitka, pictured with his campaign team. on election night, Oct. 24, 2020. Trevor Crawley photo

Updated: Shypitka wins second term; BC NDP cruise to majority

“Election Days,” rather than “Election Day,” may be the more accurate term…

Tom Shypitka, pictured with his campaign team. on election night, Oct. 24, 2020. Trevor Crawley photo
Top row, left to right: Tom Shypitka, BC Liberals; Wayne Stetski, BC NDP; Kerri Wall; BC Green Part

Kootenay East candidates messages

We offered each candidate in Kootenay East space to hold forth on issues important to them and to voters.

Top row, left to right: Tom Shypitka, BC Liberals; Wayne Stetski, BC NDP; Kerri Wall; BC Green Part
Grant and Barbara Howse, in quarantine in Invermere. Mike Turner photo

Denied entry into U.S., Invermere couple still forced to quarantine for 2 weeks

The rules around crossing the U.S. border led to a bizarre situation for an Invermere couple

Grant and Barbara Howse, in quarantine in Invermere. Mike Turner photo
Weather event hits region

Weather event hits region

Mainroad is predicting up to roughly 10 mm of precipitation over next couple of days

Weather event hits region
Urban wildlife Part IV: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part IV: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part III.

Urban wildlife Part IV: The East Kootenay birds of summer
Vehicle collides with logging truck at Moyie

Vehicle collides with logging truck at Moyie

The head-on collision happened west of Cranbrook early Thursday morning. (Teresa Brown photo)

Vehicle collides with logging truck at Moyie
Urban wildlife Part III: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part III: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part III.

Urban wildlife Part III: The East Kootenay birds of summer
Janelly Syring, an essential health care worker, had her car targeted while she was riding on the North Star Rails to Trails. (Photo submitted)

Health care worker’s car vandalized in Cranbrook

Car targeted because of Alberta plates; owner training in Kootenays

Janelly Syring, an essential health care worker, had her car targeted while she was riding on the North Star Rails to Trails. (Photo submitted)
Urban wildlife Part II: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part II: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part II.

Urban wildlife Part II: The East Kootenay birds of summer
Urban wildlife Part I: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part I: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part I.

Urban wildlife Part I: The East Kootenay birds of summer
Remembering Brent Carver: A legend of Broadway who kept his B.C. roots strong

Remembering Brent Carver: A legend of Broadway who kept his B.C. roots strong

Over the years, the Cranbrook thespian earned his place as one of Canada’s greatest actors

Remembering Brent Carver: A legend of Broadway who kept his B.C. roots strong
Acclaimed B.C. actor Brent Carver passes away

Acclaimed B.C. actor Brent Carver passes away

Carver, one of Canada’s greatest actors with a career spanning 40 years, passed away at home in Cranbrook

Acclaimed B.C. actor Brent Carver passes away
Motorcyclist killed in collision near Canal Flats

Motorcyclist killed in collision near Canal Flats

A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision just north of Canal…

Motorcyclist killed in collision near Canal Flats
MP Jim Abbott, right, speaks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper as he arrives at a gathering at the Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook, B.C., Tuesday, August 10, 2010. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Jim Abbott: Honourable, tuned in, undefeated

Tributes to the late Kootenay-Columbia MP, including from former Prime Minister Stephen Harper

MP Jim Abbott, right, speaks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper as he arrives at a gathering at the Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook, B.C., Tuesday, August 10, 2010. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Under the Animal Control bylaw, cats are to be treated exactly the same as dogs, in that if they are off their own home property or not leashed, they are considered running-at-large. Barry Coulter file photo

Cranbrook bylaw concerned about cat antics

If cats are off their home property or not leashed, they are considered running-at-large, City says

Under the Animal Control bylaw, cats are to be treated exactly the same as dogs, in that if they are off their own home property or not leashed, they are considered running-at-large. Barry Coulter file photo
The communities of the Ktunaxa Nation and special guests gathered at St. Eugene Mission Resort on Sunday, June 24, 2018, for an event celebrating the Nation’s ownership of St. Eugene, and its transformation from a residential school into the deluxe resort it is today. Barry Coulter/The Cranbrook Townsman

Ktunaxa shares Creation Story, looks ahead, to mark Indigenous Peoples Day

K athryn Teneese, Ktunaxa Nation Chair, said she’s excited about what the…

The communities of the Ktunaxa Nation and special guests gathered at St. Eugene Mission Resort on Sunday, June 24, 2018, for an event celebrating the Nation’s ownership of St. Eugene, and its transformation from a residential school into the deluxe resort it is today. Barry Coulter/The Cranbrook Townsman
Nature Conservancy takes in more lands near Canal Flats

Nature Conservancy takes in more lands near Canal Flats

Badgers, bears and birds to benefit from bolstering bunchgrass conservation in Rocky Mountain Trench

Nature Conservancy takes in more lands near Canal Flats
The B.C. government is restricting camping and motorized recreation (including the use of off-road vehicles) throughout the entire Koocanusa Recreation Strategy area this spring and summer.

Camping, motorized recreation banned at Koocanusa

Restrictions in effect immediately for spring and summer

The B.C. government is restricting camping and motorized recreation (including the use of off-road vehicles) throughout the entire Koocanusa Recreation Strategy area this spring and summer.