Trevor Crawley

College of the Rockies to add 96 beds for student housing in Cranbrook

College of the Rockies to add 96 beds for student housing in Cranbrook

$17.7 million project featuring six cottege-style buildings to be completed by 2020

College of the Rockies to add 96 beds for student housing in Cranbrook
A mining company has been fined $70,000 in response to two workplace fatalities from a truck crash at a rock quarry outside Cranbrook five years ago.

Mining company fined $70,000 after two workers killed in B.C. truck crash

Broda Construction pleaded guilty to failing to provide safe workplace at Cranbrook rock quarry

A mining company has been fined $70,000 in response to two workplace fatalities from a truck crash at a rock quarry outside Cranbrook five years ago.
College of the Rockies Mountain Adventure Skills Training students conducted applied research on tree well extraction techniques under the supervision of instructor Brian Bell (front, second from right) and Rob Whelan from CHM Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures (far right).

Cranbrook college students team up for avalanche safety research

Students work with heli-skiing business to develop best practices for self-rescuing from tree wells

College of the Rockies Mountain Adventure Skills Training students conducted applied research on tree well extraction techniques under the supervision of instructor Brian Bell (front, second from right) and Rob Whelan from CHM Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures (far right).
Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski speaks in the House. Black Press Media file photo.

Kootenay MP calls for elimination of federal student loan interest

Wayne Stetski wants feds to follow in footsteps of provincial counterparts

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski speaks in the House. Black Press Media file photo.
NDP MP Wayne Stetski and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh at the top of Kootenay Pass during a tour of the Kootenay-Columbia riding. (Submitted)

Stetski lauds election of federal NDP leader

Kootenay-Columbia MP looking forward to working with Jagmeet Singh in House of Commons

NDP MP Wayne Stetski and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh at the top of Kootenay Pass during a tour of the Kootenay-Columbia riding. (Submitted)
Shares in two companies owned by Winston Blackmore are being auctioned off to repay creditors. Trevor Crawley photo.

Shares owned by B.C. polygamist Winston Blackmore up for auction

Assets owned by Bountiful leader to be auctioned off to repay creditors, says bailiff company

Shares in two companies owned by Winston Blackmore are being auctioned off to repay creditors. Trevor Crawley photo.
Shares owned by B.C. polygamist leader up for auction

Shares owned by B.C. polygamist leader up for auction

Properties and assets owned by Winston Blackmore to be auctioned off to repay creditors

Shares owned by B.C. polygamist leader up for auction
Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski reacts to testimony from Jody Wilson-Raybould, the former federal justice minister who alleged political interference in the prosecution of a major Quebec-based company.

Kootenay-Columbia MP calls federal justice committee testimony ‘shocking’

Wayne Stetski, NDP call for national public inquiry into allegations of prosecutorial interference

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski reacts to testimony from Jody Wilson-Raybould, the former federal justice minister who alleged political interference in the prosecution of a major Quebec-based company.
Highway contractor issues snowfall warning

Highway contractor issues snowfall warning

System to dump between 6-20 centimetres of snow in the East Kootenay: Mainroad

Highway contractor issues snowfall warning
Cranbrook arena evacuated after ammonia detected

Cranbrook arena evacuated after ammonia detected

Cranbrook firefighters and city staff are on scene investigating the cause

Cranbrook arena evacuated after ammonia detected
Cranbrook council approves urban deer cull

Cranbrook council approves urban deer cull

Plan proposes the removal of up to 50 urban deer; translocation not an option under wildlife permit

Cranbrook council approves urban deer cull
B.C. police watchdog clears officers in fatal hostage situation outside Cranbrook

B.C. police watchdog clears officers in fatal hostage situation outside Cranbrook

A woman died from carbon monoxide poisoning after taking two minors hostage last fall

B.C. police watchdog clears officers in fatal hostage situation outside Cranbrook
Stetski pushes feds to fund rural internet infrastructure

Stetski pushes feds to fund rural internet infrastructure

Kootenay-Columbia MP rises in Parliament to advocate for a funding action plan

Stetski pushes feds to fund rural internet infrastructure
B.C. Lt. Gov. Janet Austin presents the NDP government’s speech from the throne at the B.C. legislature, Feb. 12, 2019. (Hansard TV)

Kootenay East MLA says throne speech ‘an opportunity missed’

Speech doesn’t have much detail on growing the provincial economy, says Tom Shypitka

B.C. Lt. Gov. Janet Austin presents the NDP government’s speech from the throne at the B.C. legislature, Feb. 12, 2019. (Hansard TV)
A forecaster with Avalanche Canada says danger rating will worsen from new snow, with more on the way this weekend. Photo courtesy Avalanche Canada website.

Avalanche danger rating rises in East Kootenay

Forecasters warn backountry users to be cautious after winter storm adds fresh snow

A forecaster with Avalanche Canada says danger rating will worsen from new snow, with more on the way this weekend. Photo courtesy Avalanche Canada website.
Regional hospital board approves 2019 budget

Regional hospital board approves 2019 budget

Capital projects to move forward in Cranbrook, Creston, Elk Valley and Golden

Regional hospital board approves 2019 budget
Snow storm hits East Kootenay

Snow storm hits East Kootenay

Fernie expected to get the most accumulation at roughly 20-25 centimetres by the end of the day

Snow storm hits East Kootenay
During winter months, Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting crews are out patrolling regional highways applying brine and de-icing salt.

Regional highway maintenance contractor forecasts sigificant snowfall

Heaviest snowfall accumulation to occur in southern part of contractor’s service area

During winter months, Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting crews are out patrolling regional highways applying brine and de-icing salt.
The B.C. government is conducting a catch and release program for burbot at Moyie Lake in order to collect eggs as part of ongoing recovery efforts.

Biologists collecting fish eggs at East Kootenay lake

Burbot recovery program to boost populations in Kootenay Lake and Kootenay River

The B.C. government is conducting a catch and release program for burbot at Moyie Lake in order to collect eggs as part of ongoing recovery efforts.
The Trail Smoke Eaters would become Cranbrook’s nearest rival if a BCHL team came to Cranbrook. Jim Bailey photo.

Cranbrook groups pursuing junior hockey options

Separate inquiries have been made to BCHL to gauge league interest in the Key City

The Trail Smoke Eaters would become Cranbrook’s nearest rival if a BCHL team came to Cranbrook. Jim Bailey photo.