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WHL comissioner Ron Robison, along with Kootenay Ice owners Greg Fettes and Matt Cockell formally announced a franchise relocation to Winnipeg Tuesday morning in Cranbrook.

WHL formally announces Kootenay Ice move to Winnipeg

Cranbrook-based major-junior hockey franchise on the move to Manitoba after 21 seasons

WHL comissioner Ron Robison, along with Kootenay Ice owners Greg Fettes and Matt Cockell formally announced a franchise relocation to Winnipeg Tuesday morning in Cranbrook.
RCMP and the Canadian Border Security Agency seized a large amount of controlled narcotics earlier this week.

‘Large amount’ of narcotics seized at B.C. border crossing

A Surrey man was released on bail from Cranbrook provincial court on Wednesday

RCMP and the Canadian Border Security Agency seized a large amount of controlled narcotics earlier this week.
The City of Cranbrook says personal data wasn’t compromised following a malware attack in March 2018.

B.C. city’s computer system suffered malware attack last year

No personal data was compromised when City of Cranbrook was hit by ransomware last spring.

The City of Cranbrook says personal data wasn’t compromised following a malware attack in March 2018.
Yellow Vest protesters demonstrate in Cranbrook

Yellow Vest protesters demonstrate in Cranbrook

Group wearing high-visibiltiy vests gather outside MP office; counter-protest group also present

Yellow Vest protesters demonstrate in Cranbrook
Missing man may be headed towards West Kootenay

Missing man may be headed towards West Kootenay

Cranbrook RCMP is reqeusting help finding a man who has been reported missing

Missing man may be headed towards West Kootenay
Kootenay Ice announcement on future ‘very soon’: WHL commissioner

Kootenay Ice announcement on future ‘very soon’: WHL commissioner

Ron Robison says new ownership has done exactly what league has wanted

Kootenay Ice announcement on future ‘very soon’: WHL commissioner
A group was able to self-rescue from an avalanche triggered in the Elk Valley this past weekend.

Snowboarder buried in Elk Valley avalanche

Group self-rescues after triggering an avalanche south of Sparwood

A group was able to self-rescue from an avalanche triggered in the Elk Valley this past weekend.
Brett Turcotte, a double-gold medallist at the X-Games, will be performing with Cody Borchers and Daniel Shaffer at the upcoming Cranbrook Winter Festival on Feb. 16. Photo courtesy Justin Bueckert Photograpy.

Cranbrook planning X-Games style winter festival

Events to include snowmobilers, snowboarders and bands performing downtown on Feb. 16, 2019

Brett Turcotte, a double-gold medallist at the X-Games, will be performing with Cody Borchers and Daniel Shaffer at the upcoming Cranbrook Winter Festival on Feb. 16. Photo courtesy Justin Bueckert Photograpy.
Carolyn Bennett, federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Kathryn Teneese, Ktunaxa Nation Council Chair, and Scott Fraser, B.C.’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, along with their respective negotiators, sign the Ktunaxa Nation Rights Recognition and Core Treaty Memorandum of Understanding. Photo courtesy Province of B.C.

Agreement brings Ktunaxa closer to treaty with province, feds

Memorandum of Understanding to advance treaty negotiations for all three parties

Carolyn Bennett, federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Kathryn Teneese, Ktunaxa Nation Council Chair, and Scott Fraser, B.C.’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, along with their respective negotiators, sign the Ktunaxa Nation Rights Recognition and Core Treaty Memorandum of Understanding. Photo courtesy Province of B.C.
Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Wikipedia photo.

B.C. patients running into Alberta health care roadblocks

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka says Calgary facilities are seeing increased referrals from Kootenays

Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Wikipedia photo.
A 24-hour rotating strike by Canadian Union of Postal Workers is underway Thursday in Cranbrook.

Rotating postal strike hits Cranbrook

Union, Canada Post remain far apart over labour issues as federal intervention looms

A 24-hour rotating strike by Canadian Union of Postal Workers is underway Thursday in Cranbrook.
2 from Alberta found dead in vehicle in B.C. Kootenays

2 from Alberta found dead in vehicle in B.C. Kootenays

Police assisting B.C. Coroners Service, say there is no danger to the public

2 from Alberta found dead in vehicle in B.C. Kootenays
United Steelworkers issue 72-hour strike notice

United Steelworkers issue 72-hour strike notice

Union, forestry labour association have applied for a mediator

United Steelworkers issue 72-hour strike notice
Union membership with the United Steelworkers in Castlegar, Kamloops, Kelowna and Cranbrook employed by the Interior Forestry Labour Relations Association - South Employer have voted for a strike mandate. Kamloops This Week file photo.

United Steelworkers in Castlegar and B.C. Interior return strike vote

Job action could affect union members at the Castlegar Interfor mill.

Union membership with the United Steelworkers in Castlegar, Kamloops, Kelowna and Cranbrook employed by the Interior Forestry Labour Relations Association - South Employer have voted for a strike mandate. Kamloops This Week file photo.
Wes Graham, Mike Daybell, Rob Morrison and Brock Lilico are pictured after Morrison won the Kootenay-Columbia Conservative Party of Canada nomination on Saturday.

Morrison wins Kootenay-Columbia Tory nomination

Former RCMP officer and diplomat to represent Conservatives in 2019 federal election

Wes Graham, Mike Daybell, Rob Morrison and Brock Lilico are pictured after Morrison won the Kootenay-Columbia Conservative Party of Canada nomination on Saturday.
United Steelworkers in B.C. Interior return strike vote

United Steelworkers in B.C. Interior return strike vote

Job action could affect 3,500 union members across three locals in Kelowna, Kamloops and Kootenays

United Steelworkers in B.C. Interior return strike vote
Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski rose in the House of Commons to call on the federal government to address housing and homelessness.

Stetski calls on feds to address housing, homelessness

Kootenay Columbia MP says housing should be treated as a human right.

Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski rose in the House of Commons to call on the federal government to address housing and homelessness.
The College of the Rockies will graduate it’s first cohort of nursing students who were able to complete their entire four-year degree at the Cranbrook campus.

COTR welcomes back fourth-year nursing students

Nursing program set to graduate first cohort of students fully educated at Cranbrook campus

The College of the Rockies will graduate it’s first cohort of nursing students who were able to complete their entire four-year degree at the Cranbrook campus.
The Kootenay Ice honoured members of three WHL championship teams, one of which captured a Memorial Cup in 2002, with a pregame ceremony during the home opener on Saturday night in Cranbrook. Pictured left to right: Calgary Hitmen forward Mark Kastelic, former Ice head coach Cory Clouston, Nathan Lieuwen, Jeff Chynoweth, Darcy Ewanchuk, Colin Sinclair, Colin Patterson, and Kootenay Ice forward Brett Davis.

WHL: Kootenay Ice drop Calgary Hitmen 5-3 in home opener

Youth take centre stage as Kootenay explodes for three second-period goals

The Kootenay Ice honoured members of three WHL championship teams, one of which captured a Memorial Cup in 2002, with a pregame ceremony during the home opener on Saturday night in Cranbrook. Pictured left to right: Calgary Hitmen forward Mark Kastelic, former Ice head coach Cory Clouston, Nathan Lieuwen, Jeff Chynoweth, Darcy Ewanchuk, Colin Sinclair, Colin Patterson, and Kootenay Ice forward Brett Davis.
The Kootenay Ice are gearing up for the 2018/19 regular season. Paul Rodgers photo.

WHL season set to kick off in Cranbrook

Kootenay Ice gearing up for another campaign with youthful roster

The Kootenay Ice are gearing up for the 2018/19 regular season. Paul Rodgers photo.