Trevor Crawley

Winston Blackmore (left) and James Oler (right) were sentenced on separate charges of polygamy this week in Cranbrook Supreme Court.

No more charges expected in Bountiful investigation, special prosecutor says

Special prosecutor says mandate has ended following review of evidence from Bountiful investigations

Winston Blackmore (left) and James Oler (right) were sentenced on separate charges of polygamy this week in Cranbrook Supreme Court.
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Interior Health provides update on capital projects at Cranbrook hospital

The scope of pharmacy renovations at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital is…

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
The Independent Investigations Office of BC is investigating the events surrounding the arrest of two suspects in Cranbrook on Monday, Nov. 9.

Police watchdog probes shots fired, arrest of pair in Cranbrook

Shots fired, two suspects taken into custody in Cranbrook on Monday afternoon

The Independent Investigations Office of BC is investigating the events surrounding the arrest of two suspects in Cranbrook on Monday, Nov. 9.
Rob Gay has been re-elected RDEK board chair, while Susan Clovechok has been elected vice-chair.

Gay re-elected RDEK board chair for record 10th year

The Regional District of East Kootenay board will be led by Rob…

Rob Gay has been re-elected RDEK board chair, while Susan Clovechok has been elected vice-chair.
Calvin Domin (right), finished his run from Sparwood to Cranbrook on Sunday morning, with support from his wife, Terri (left) and an army of friends and cheerleaders along the way. Trevor Crawley photo.

Sparwood man runs from Elk Valley to Cranbrook for Foundry fundraiser

Fundraising campaign to support youth mental health services and treatment in the region

Calvin Domin (right), finished his run from Sparwood to Cranbrook on Sunday morning, with support from his wife, Terri (left) and an army of friends and cheerleaders along the way. Trevor Crawley photo.
The duffel bags were found to contain 84 pounds of cocaine, valued at approximately $1.2 million and 198 pounds of methamphetamine, valued at approximately $960,000. Photo courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

2 men accused of fleeing border agents near U.S.-B.C. border with $2M in drugs

Cocaine and methamphetamine seized by U.S. law enforcement in remote Idaho area near Canadian border

The duffel bags were found to contain 84 pounds of cocaine, valued at approximately $1.2 million and 198 pounds of methamphetamine, valued at approximately $960,000. Photo courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
BC ELECTION

B.C. political leaders reflect on rural health care as election looms

NDP leader John Horgan, BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson talk health care priorities in the Kootenays

BC ELECTION
Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons.

MP Morrison responds to federal throne speech, pushes for rapid testing at airports

Kootenay-Columbia parliamentarian criticizes throne speech, wants COIVD-19 testing at borders, airports

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons.
Candidates running for Kootenay East participated in a Zoom debate hosted by the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.

Candidates debate economic issues during Cranbrook business forum

Topics focused on business and economic issues in forum hosted by Chamber of Commerce

Candidates running for Kootenay East participated in a Zoom debate hosted by the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday afternoon. Trevor Crawley photo.
Kootenay East candidates debate the issues during an All-Candidates Forum in Cranbrook on Tuesday night. Pictured: Kerri Wall, representing the BC Green Party, Tom Shypitka, representing the BC Liberal Party, and Wayne Stetski, representing the BC NDP. Trevor Crawley photo.

Kootenay East candidates air out issues during Cranbrook debate

BC Liberal, BC NDP and BC Green Party representatives discuss election issues during all-candidate forum

Kootenay East candidates debate the issues during an All-Candidates Forum in Cranbrook on Tuesday night. Pictured: Kerri Wall, representing the BC Green Party, Tom Shypitka, representing the BC Liberal Party, and Wayne Stetski, representing the BC NDP. Trevor Crawley photo.
A coalition of conservation groups is calling for changes to wildlife and habitat management. File photo

BC conservation coalition demands changes for wildlife

Groups call for consistent funding for wildlife and habitat management priorities

A coalition of conservation groups is calling for changes to wildlife and habitat management. File photo
The Montana state government is considering new water quality standards for Lake Koocanusa. File photo.

Montana considering new water quality standards for Lake Koocanusa

The BC government is holding out on recommending a water quality objective…

The Montana state government is considering new water quality standards for Lake Koocanusa. File photo.
Jeffrey Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. File photo

Murder trial begins for two men charged in decade-old shooting outside Cranbrook

An innocent couple was killed in a targeted shooting that was a case of mistaken identity

Jeffrey Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. File photo
Elko Dam. BC Hydro photo.

RDEK working with province to address South Country water crisis

Board passes motion to pursue action under provincial legislation, declare emergency if necessary

Elko Dam. BC Hydro photo.
Wayne Stetski is the BC NDP candidate for Kootenay East. (File photo)

Former MP Wayne Stetski running for BC NDP in Kootenay East

Former federal MP Wayne Stetski is running as the BC NDP candidate…

Wayne Stetski is the BC NDP candidate for Kootenay East. (File photo)
MP Morrison faults federal Throne Speech as new Parliament session begins

MP Morrison faults federal Throne Speech as new Parliament session begins

Kootenay-Columbia representative criticizes a lack of focus on jobs, support for resource sector

MP Morrison faults federal Throne Speech as new Parliament session begins
NDP leader John Horgan, then Leader of the Opposition, came through Cranbrook ahead of the 2017 provincial election, stopping in Kootenay Roasting Company for a coffee, while also heading to tour Galloway Lumber near Jaffray. Trevor Crawley file photo.

B.C. Premier announces fall election

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka reacts to election announcement

NDP leader John Horgan, then Leader of the Opposition, came through Cranbrook ahead of the 2017 provincial election, stopping in Kootenay Roasting Company for a coffee, while also heading to tour Galloway Lumber near Jaffray. Trevor Crawley file photo.
Pierre Poilivere, the Conservative critic for Finance, came to Cranbrook as part of a listening tour with colleague Rob Morrison, MP for Kootenay Columbia. Trevor Crawley photo.

Conservative opposition critic tours through Kootenay riding on listening tour

Pierre Poilievre, the Tory finance critic, gathering local feedback on pandemic supports, recovery issues

Pierre Poilivere, the Conservative critic for Finance, came to Cranbrook as part of a listening tour with colleague Rob Morrison, MP for Kootenay Columbia. Trevor Crawley photo.
MP Morrison tapped to national security shadow cabinet role

MP Morrison tapped to national security shadow cabinet role

Kootenay-Columbia MP appointed to Conservative shadow cabinet role ahead of new parliamentary session

MP Morrison tapped to national security shadow cabinet role
The Doctor Creek wildfire has grown to an estimated 79 square kilometres, based on the latest update from the BC Wildfire Service. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service.

Doctor Creek wildfire in the East Kootenay grows to estimated 79 square kilometres

More accurate mapping completed Sunday as crews prepare for forecasted high winds

The Doctor Creek wildfire has grown to an estimated 79 square kilometres, based on the latest update from the BC Wildfire Service. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service.