Barry Coulter

Air Canada to end flights between Cranbrook and Calgary

Air Canada to end flights between Cranbrook and Calgary

Air Canada will be discontinuing regional flights between Cranbrook and Calgary effective April 29.

Air Canada to end flights between Cranbrook and Calgary
Col. Paul Ursich, Commander of 39 Canadian Brigade Group, and Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt cut the ribbon to officially open the new Cranbrook armoury for 44 Engineer Squadron at an open house and opening ceremony Saturday, Jan. 19. Barry Colter photo.

New military armoury opens in Cranbrook

Military presence in the Key City a part of the 44th Engineer Squadron

Col. Paul Ursich, Commander of 39 Canadian Brigade Group, and Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt cut the ribbon to officially open the new Cranbrook armoury for 44 Engineer Squadron at an open house and opening ceremony Saturday, Jan. 19. Barry Colter photo.
The BC SPCA’s East Kootenay Branch in Cranbrook is seeking your help with medical costs for an adorable nine-year-old Shih Tzu who came into SPCA care suffering from a number of medical issues.

SPCA seeks help for Shelby the dog

Cranbrook branch seeks help with costs for a Shih Tzu suffering from a number of medical issues.

The BC SPCA’s East Kootenay Branch in Cranbrook is seeking your help with medical costs for an adorable nine-year-old Shih Tzu who came into SPCA care suffering from a number of medical issues.
The BC SPCA’s East Kootenay Branch in Cranbrook is seeking your help with medical costs for an adorable nine-year-old Shih Tzu who came into SPCA care suffering from a number of medical issues.

SPCA seeks help for Shelby the dog

Cranbrook branch seeks help with costs for a Shih Tzu suffering from a number of medical issues.

The BC SPCA’s East Kootenay Branch in Cranbrook is seeking your help with medical costs for an adorable nine-year-old Shih Tzu who came into SPCA care suffering from a number of medical issues.
Cranbrook RCMP makes arrest in multiple robbery and theft investigations.

Cranbrook RCMP makes arrest in multiple robbery and theft investigations.

Accused turns himself in after images, video released to public

Cranbrook RCMP makes arrest in multiple robbery and theft investigations.
Stewart Taylor left a musical legacy behind

Stewart Taylor left a musical legacy behind

The Cranbrook musical community is mourning the passage of one of its central personalities

Stewart Taylor left a musical legacy behind
Mount Baker Secondary School students at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair, Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Ktunaxa Nation Building in Cranbrook. (Barry Coulter photo)

Extreme Education and Career Fair helps give back to the community

It’s estimated that there will be one million job vacancies in the next nine years in B.C.

Mount Baker Secondary School students at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair, Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Ktunaxa Nation Building in Cranbrook. (Barry Coulter photo)
Education, training a big part of trade fair

Education, training a big part of trade fair

Exhibitors are seeing a lot of interest in education, training or skills upgrading at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Education, training a big part of trade fair
Woman found in Cranbrook park pronounced deceased

Woman found in Cranbrook park pronounced deceased

Attempts to revive woman in hospital were unsuccessful, police say

Woman found in Cranbrook park pronounced deceased
Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair

Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair

Dozens of companies are on hand today, Nov. 15 at the Ktunaxa Nation Building in Cranbrook

Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair
Woman taken to hospital after being found in Cranbrook park

Woman taken to hospital after being found in Cranbrook park

RCMP say she may possibly be suffering from hypothermia

Woman taken to hospital after being found in Cranbrook park
Evacuation alert issued for City of Kimberley

Evacuation alert issued for City of Kimberley

Three hours after an evacuation order was issued for the St. Mary Valley, an evacuation alert was issued for the nearby community of Kimberley.

Evacuation alert issued for City of Kimberley
Photo courtesy Kimberley RCMP

Louise Baxter found after 72 hour search

Cranbrook hiker had been missing since Sunday, August 12, near Jumbo Pass.

Photo courtesy Kimberley RCMP
A hiker missing in the Jumbo Pass area for the last three days was found by Search and Rescue on Thursday. Kimberley RCMP photo.

UPDATE: Search for missing Cranbrook woman enters third day

The search for a Cranbrook woman missing in the Jumbo Pass area is entering its third day.

A hiker missing in the Jumbo Pass area for the last three days was found by Search and Rescue on Thursday. Kimberley RCMP photo.
Search for missing Cranbrook woman ongoing

Search for missing Cranbrook woman ongoing

Louise Baxter missing in Jumbo Pass area since Sunday

Search for missing Cranbrook woman ongoing
Wildfire near Cranbrook is out, but conditions are heating up

Wildfire near Cranbrook is out, but conditions are heating up

Southeast Fire Centre urges residents to be extremely careful; Human-caused fires divert resources from naturally occuring wildfires.

Wildfire near Cranbrook is out, but conditions are heating up
BCWF supports restrictions on commercial huckleberry picking

BCWF supports restrictions on commercial huckleberry picking

However, more needs to be done, according to the president of the B.C.-wide hunting, fishing and conservation organization.

BCWF supports restrictions on commercial huckleberry picking
One home lost in Wycliffe grass fire

One home lost in Wycliffe grass fire

RDEK rescinds remaining evacuation orders for three properties

One home lost in Wycliffe grass fire
South Country firefighters mop up after a wildfire at the Aye’s Ranch Campground near Baynes Lake. Photo courtesy Regional District of East Kootenay

South Country firefighters called out twice Thursday

Shortly after tackling a wildfire near Baynes Lake, firefighters were called out to a structure fire in Elko

South Country firefighters mop up after a wildfire at the Aye’s Ranch Campground near Baynes Lake. Photo courtesy Regional District of East Kootenay
Wendy Booth mulls Conservative nomination

Wendy Booth mulls Conservative nomination

UBCM President and RDEK Vice Chair will not seek re-election this fall, and will switch focus to matters in Kootenay-Columbia

Wendy Booth mulls Conservative nomination