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A head-on collision near Yahk on Monday, March 22, claimed the life of a young woman from Creston.

Young woman killed in crash near Yahk

Collision happened early Monday morning, March 22

A head-on collision near Yahk on Monday, March 22, claimed the life of a young woman from Creston.
Master of Time: Sanford Fleming, inventor of Canada’s six time zones.

(Sigh) Remember to set your clocks forward

Once again we are forced to move our clocks ahead. Plus, a brief history of Daylight Savings Time in the East Kootenay

Master of Time: Sanford Fleming, inventor of Canada’s six time zones.
Joe Pierre, was re-elected Nasuʔkin (chief) of ʔaq̓am (St. Mary's Band), in an election on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Phil McLachlan photo

Joe Pierre elected as Nasuʔkin of ʔaq̓am in Wednesday vote

Joe Pierre has been voted in as Nasuʔkin (chief) of ʔaq̓am, following…

Joe Pierre, was re-elected Nasuʔkin (chief) of ʔaq̓am (St. Mary's Band), in an election on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Phil McLachlan photo
2020

Urban wildlife Part VII: The East Kootenay birds of 2020

The work of local photographers printed in the East Kootenay Advertiser throughout 2020. Part VII

2020
Cranbrook Hotel then and now

Historic hotel saved from fiery destruction – again

The Cranbrook Hotel is the city’s oldest hotel and one of its oldest buildings.

Cranbrook Hotel then and now
The BCHL has postponed its regular season until 2021.

BCHL postpones regular season until new year

48 % of players are 19 or older, which means nearly half of the BCHL’s players are ineligible to practice with their team

The BCHL has postponed its regular season until 2021.
2020

Urban wildlife Part VI: The East Kootenay birds of autumn

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser throughout 2020. Part VI.

2020
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