Barry Coulter

Urban wildlife Part III: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part III: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part III.

Urban wildlife Part III: The East Kootenay birds of summer
Urban wildlife Part II: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part II: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part II.

Urban wildlife Part II: The East Kootenay birds of summer
Urban wildlife Part I: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part I: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part I.

Urban wildlife Part I: The East Kootenay birds of summer
Remembering Brent Carver: A legend of Broadway who kept his B.C. roots strong

Remembering Brent Carver: A legend of Broadway who kept his B.C. roots strong

Over the years, the Cranbrook thespian earned his place as one of Canada’s greatest actors

Remembering Brent Carver: A legend of Broadway who kept his B.C. roots strong
Acclaimed B.C. actor Brent Carver passes away

Acclaimed B.C. actor Brent Carver passes away

Carver, one of Canada’s greatest actors with a career spanning 40 years, passed away at home in Cranbrook

Acclaimed B.C. actor Brent Carver passes away
Under the Animal Control bylaw, cats are to be treated exactly the same as dogs, in that if they are off their own home property or not leashed, they are considered running-at-large. Barry Coulter file photo

Cranbrook bylaw concerned about cat antics

If cats are off their home property or not leashed, they are considered running-at-large, City says

Under the Animal Control bylaw, cats are to be treated exactly the same as dogs, in that if they are off their own home property or not leashed, they are considered running-at-large. Barry Coulter file photo
Nature Conservancy takes in more lands near Canal Flats

Nature Conservancy takes in more lands near Canal Flats

Badgers, bears and birds to benefit from bolstering bunchgrass conservation in Rocky Mountain Trench

Nature Conservancy takes in more lands near Canal Flats
Deer suffered in fatal Cranbrook cull trap, welfare group says

Deer suffered in fatal Cranbrook cull trap, welfare group says

Cranbrook Friends of Animals claims buck suffocated after “collapsing improperly assembled trap on himself”

Deer suffered in fatal Cranbrook cull trap, welfare group says
Cranbrook man calls for ban after dog caught in leg hold trap

Cranbrook man calls for ban after dog caught in leg hold trap

Black Lab loses teeth after biting at trap in pain and panic

Cranbrook man calls for ban after dog caught in leg hold trap
One seriously hurt after highway crash involving school bus near Fernie

One seriously hurt after highway crash involving school bus near Fernie

Transport truck rear-ended a motorhome, which then hit the stopped school bus

One seriously hurt after highway crash involving school bus near Fernie
Black Press Career Fair underway in Cranbrook at Days Inn

Black Press Career Fair underway in Cranbrook at Days Inn

Opportunities abound for employers and job seekers

Black Press Career Fair underway in Cranbrook at Days Inn
MP warns of scam after catching Facebook Messenger imposter account

MP warns of scam after catching Facebook Messenger imposter account

Wayne Stetski issues warning about an imposter messenger account that is using his profile photo

MP warns of scam after catching Facebook Messenger imposter account
Jeffrey Edward Burns has been missing since Sunday evening

UPDATE: Missing Cranbrook man found

Cranbrook RCMP announced Thursday morning that Jeffrey Edward Burns has been located

Jeffrey Edward Burns has been missing since Sunday evening
The executive of the Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments. Left to right: Director Garry Jackman (Area A, Regional District of Central Kootenay); Director Rob Lang (Kaslo Village Councillor); Vice-President Clara Reinhardt (Mayor of Radium Hot Springs); Past President Rob Gay (Area C and Chair, Regional District of East Kootenay); President Roly Russell (Area D Regional District of Kootenay Boundary); Director Adam Casemore (Area C, Regional District of Central Kootenay); Director Diane Langman (Mayor of Warfield); AKBLG Executive Director Carolyn Maher (Fairmont); Director Ange Qualizza (Mayor of Fernie); Director Ron Popoff (Cranbrook City Councillor). Photo courtesy AKBLG.

Regional government group elects new executive

Roly Russell of Grand Forks is the new President of the AKBLG; takes over from Rob Gay of Cranbrook.

The executive of the Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments. Left to right: Director Garry Jackman (Area A, Regional District of Central Kootenay); Director Rob Lang (Kaslo Village Councillor); Vice-President Clara Reinhardt (Mayor of Radium Hot Springs); Past President Rob Gay (Area C and Chair, Regional District of East Kootenay); President Roly Russell (Area D Regional District of Kootenay Boundary); Director Adam Casemore (Area C, Regional District of Central Kootenay); Director Diane Langman (Mayor of Warfield); AKBLG Executive Director Carolyn Maher (Fairmont); Director Ange Qualizza (Mayor of Fernie); Director Ron Popoff (Cranbrook City Councillor). Photo courtesy AKBLG.
More help on the way for Lewis Woodpecker

More help on the way for Lewis Woodpecker

City of Grand Forks plans to help mitigate threats to the woodpeckers’ environment.

More help on the way for Lewis Woodpecker
The Kootenay Wildlife Heritage Fund is sponsoring a Big Game Management symposium which will take place at Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre.

Wildlife Symposium: ‘We can bring those numbers back’

Kootenay Wildlife Symposium will address plunging ungulate populations

The Kootenay Wildlife Heritage Fund is sponsoring a Big Game Management symposium which will take place at Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre.
COINS Head Start program gets go-ahead

COINS Head Start program gets go-ahead

The Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS) has gotten 10 years of operational funding for an Aboriginal Head Start Program for families, including a new building.

COINS Head Start program gets go-ahead
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.