Corey Bullock

BC Adventure Smart has a trip planning app that allows users to make a trip plan and send it to a friend or family member. The app is available for free. (BC Adventure Smart file)

Call 911, don’t change voicemail to detail location when lost on hikes: BC SAR

A post circulating the internet suggests changing outgoing voicemail if lost, SAR says call 911

BC Adventure Smart has a trip planning app that allows users to make a trip plan and send it to a friend or family member. The app is available for free. (BC Adventure Smart file)
(Twitter/BC Conservation Officer Service)

Those responsible urged to come forward after grizzly bear, elk illegally shot and left near Elk Valley

A sow grizzly and two five point elk were recently killed and left in the bush near Elkford

(Twitter/BC Conservation Officer Service)
Pictured is a screen shot of the What3Words app website. The app uses a unique three-word address for locations across the globe, as opposed to longitude and latitude coordinates. ‘///pines.patches.nano’ is one of the locations on Elizabeth Lake in Cranbrook. BC Search and Rescue groups are warning against the use of this app, stating it can cause confusion. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

BC Search and Rescue groups warning against use of What3Words app

UK-based app uses three words, instead of longitude and latitude, to locate someone

Pictured is a screen shot of the What3Words app website. The app uses a unique three-word address for locations across the globe, as opposed to longitude and latitude coordinates. ‘///pines.patches.nano’ is one of the locations on Elizabeth Lake in Cranbrook. BC Search and Rescue groups are warning against the use of this app, stating it can cause confusion. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

7 Illegal animals harvested in East Kootenay region during first 10 days of hunting season

The animals have been self reported by hunters shooting in error

Symphony of the Kootenays returns to the stage in Cranbrook, Nelson

A total of four concerts will be available for those with BC Vaccination Cards

Symphony of the Kootenays returns to the stage in Cranbrook, Nelson

A total of four concerts will be available for those with BC Vaccination Cards

17th annual Strongman Classic a success

24 athletes took part in this year's event, hosted by Fitness Inc. in Cranbrook

Water service in Wildstone, River’s Crossing communities to be shut down Sept. 28

Water will be shut off as the City begins phase one of pressure reducing station replacement project

Garbage cans filled with ‘suspicious’ liquid left outside Mount Baker School over night

Substance has since been removed, RCMP seek help identifying vehicle

Tamarack Centre raises over $15K for Cops for Kids

Riders made their way through Cranbrook on September 15th

PAWSITIVE UPDATE: 5 kittens thought to be dumped at Fort Steele landfill actually born there

Advocates say this speaks to the larger issue of abandonment, overpopulation

PAWSITIVE UPDATE: 5 kittens thought to be dumped at Kootenay landfill actually born there

One worker at the landfill luckily saw something moving in the pile

Cranbrook Bucks, Trail Smoke Eaters to play host to Canadian National Women’s Team

Team Canada will continue its road to Beijing with a pair of games against BCHL teams

RCMP seek help identifying security camera thief

Two security cameras were recently stolen from a downtown business

Farm life: Turning the page to autumn

I've said it before, and I'll say it again, autumn is my absolute favourite season. Right now, there are so many delicious garden goodies in season. Butternut and acorn squash, carrots, potatoes, beets, greens, beans, you name it. With autumn comes a cornucopia of classic, seasonal produce.

Fort Steele set to host Spooktacular this October

Last year's event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Where to vote in Cranbrook on Monday

The federal election is this coming Monday, September 20th

Key City Theatre celebrates 30th season with dance, theatre, music and comedy

Seven performances at Royal Alexandra Hall, Key City in October and early November

Proof of vaccine required for adult sports, activities at City of Cranbrook facilities

Adults ages 23 and older will need to show their vaccine card to participate in sports, activities