Trevor Crawley

Wildfire activity in the Southeast FIre Centre is below average, so far. (BC Wildfire Service/Facebook)

Wildfire activity below average in the Kootenays as season moves into summer

Area around Cranbrook being monitored by BC Wildfire Service, as April precipitation was below normal

Wildfire activity in the Southeast FIre Centre is below average, so far. (BC Wildfire Service/Facebook)
Under changes proposed by the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission of British Columbia, Revelstoke would be excluded from an updated riding map.

Revelstoke to be excluded in proposed Kootenay-Columbia electoral boundary changes

Kootenay-Columbia boundary would remain largely intact, while a new riding would be formed in the Okanagan

Under changes proposed by the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission of British Columbia, Revelstoke would be excluded from an updated riding map.
Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)

Public info session being held to update Columbia River Treaty talks

Officials to update the state of negotiations and field any public questions and concerns

Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)
Jeffry Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. File photo

2 men found not guilty in mistaken identity slaying of B.C. couple 10 years ago

Two men charged with murder have been found not guilty in the…

Jeffry Todd Taylor and Leanne MacFarlane. File photo
A lone suspect robbed the Grand Forks CIBC Bank on Thursday afternoon (April 21), fleeing with a large sum of cash, according to police. Photos courtesy Grand Forks RCMP.

Grand Forks CIBC bank robbed, lone suspect remains at large

Police seeking witnesses, information after male suspect made off with a ‘large sum of cash’

A lone suspect robbed the Grand Forks CIBC Bank on Thursday afternoon (April 21), fleeing with a large sum of cash, according to police. Photos courtesy Grand Forks RCMP.
Attorney General David Eby. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Cranbrook city council, Attorney General Eby air out crime, housing and complex care issues

Cranbrook city council and Attorney General David Eby pledged to remain in…

Attorney General David Eby. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Angel Flight East Kootenay is operating through inclement conditions now, thanks to the purchase of a new aircraft. Photo courtesy Todd Weselake.

New aircraft providing more reliable service for Angel Flight East Kootenay

Kootenay-based volunteer medical transport service reaping benefits of new aircraft for BC Interior flights

Angel Flight East Kootenay is operating through inclement conditions now, thanks to the purchase of a new aircraft. Photo courtesy Todd Weselake.
Cranbrook city hall.

Cranbrook mayor responds to Attorney General in dispute over housing, crime issues

Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt hits back at AG David Eby, following dueling statements on housing, crime issues

Cranbrook city hall.
Canada’s House of Commons (File photo)

Morrison, Stetski react to federal confidence and supply agreement

Conservative MP pans confidence agreement, former NDP MP touts movement on party priorities

Canada’s House of Commons (File photo)
Canadian Parliamentarians and invited guests listen to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy address the Canadian parliament, Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

MP Morrison calls Ukraine President ‘a true leader’ following address to Parliament

Canadian MPs, including Morrison, sanctioned by Russia, banned from entering the country

Canadian Parliamentarians and invited guests listen to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy address the Canadian parliament, Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Ukrainian servicemen help an elderly woman, in the town of Irpin, Ukraine, Sunday, March 6, 2022. With the Kremlin’s rhetoric growing fiercer and a reprieve from fighting dissolving, Russian troops continued to shell encircled cities and the number of Ukrainians forced from their country grew to over 1.4 million. (AP Photo/Andriy Dubchak)

Cranbrook man heading to Ukraine to support defence against Russian military invasion

Curtis Bond has been in contact with Ukrainian authorities and will be heading to Europe in the coming days

Ukrainian servicemen help an elderly woman, in the town of Irpin, Ukraine, Sunday, March 6, 2022. With the Kremlin’s rhetoric growing fiercer and a reprieve from fighting dissolving, Russian troops continued to shell encircled cities and the number of Ukrainians forced from their country grew to over 1.4 million. (AP Photo/Andriy Dubchak)
Ukrainian soldiers stand guard as people try to leave at the Kyiv train station, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched their anticipated attack on Ukraine. Big explosions were heard before dawn in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa as world leaders decried the start of an Russian invasion that could cause massive casualties and topple Ukraine’s democratically elected government. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison condemned the Russian military’s invasion of Ukraine, as…

Ukrainian soldiers stand guard as people try to leave at the Kyiv train station, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched their anticipated attack on Ukraine. Big explosions were heard before dawn in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa as world leaders decried the start of an Russian invasion that could cause massive casualties and topple Ukraine’s democratically elected government. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison questions invoking the Emergencies Act as the federal government grapples with vehicle blockades in the nation’s capital. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

MP Morrison questions invoking Emergencies Act in response to vehicle blockades

Kootenay-Columbia MP says police agencies have the tools to carry out enforcement of blockades

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison questions invoking the Emergencies Act as the federal government grapples with vehicle blockades in the nation’s capital. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown.

Interior Health loses 4% of staff to vax mandate, 800 call in sick per day

Kelowna General Hospital is currently at 115 per cent capacity

Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown.
Pierre Poilievre, the Conservative critic for Finance, came to Cranbrook in September 2020 as part of a listening tour with colleague Rob Morrison, MP for Kootenay-Columbia. Trevor Crawley photo.

Kootenay-Columbia MP endorses Poilievre for Conservative leadership

Conservatives set to run another leadership campaign following ousting of O’Toole

Pierre Poilievre, the Conservative critic for Finance, came to Cranbrook in September 2020 as part of a listening tour with colleague Rob Morrison, MP for Kootenay-Columbia. Trevor Crawley photo.
Rob Morrison, Conservative MP for Kootenay-Columbia, was joined by Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole, during a swearing in ceremony last year. Photo courtesy Rob Morrison.

‘Exciting times ahead’ following Conservative leadership vote result, says MP Morrison

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole lost a leadership vote forced by caucus on Wednesday

Rob Morrison, Conservative MP for Kootenay-Columbia, was joined by Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole, during a swearing in ceremony last year. Photo courtesy Rob Morrison.
Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison (second from right) meets with representatives from Sunrise Transport in Cranbrook. Photo courtesy Rob Morrison.

MP Morrison voices support for truck convoy protesting COVID vaccine mandates

Rob Morrison says Conservative Party has never supported COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison (second from right) meets with representatives from Sunrise Transport in Cranbrook. Photo courtesy Rob Morrison.
Seven-year-old Mabel Limdao is held by her father William as Dr. Kevin Evelyn of UHN gives her a COVID-19 vaccine at a “Kids and Families Vaccine Clinic” operated by Black Creek Community Health Centre and hosted by Jane and Finch EarlyON child and Family Centre in the Jane and Finch Mall in Toronto on Thursday, January 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Interior Health encouraging pediatric COVID-19 vaccines by Family Day

ScienceUpFirst holding free virtual town hall to answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids

Seven-year-old Mabel Limdao is held by her father William as Dr. Kevin Evelyn of UHN gives her a COVID-19 vaccine at a “Kids and Families Vaccine Clinic” operated by Black Creek Community Health Centre and hosted by Jane and Finch EarlyON child and Family Centre in the Jane and Finch Mall in Toronto on Thursday, January 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Trevor Zak (left), owner of Fitness Inc. speaks during an event at his gym, while Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison looks on. Trevor Crawley photo.

MP Morrison calls for more ICU capacity, lends support to fined local gym owner

Fitness Inc. was recently fined for contravening provincial regulations and is closed until Jan. 18

Trevor Zak (left), owner of Fitness Inc. speaks during an event at his gym, while Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison looks on. Trevor Crawley photo.
The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. Photo: Contributed

Canada, U.S. conclude latest round of Columbia River Treaty negotiations

Eleventh round of talks were completed on Dec.9, both sides plan to meet again in January.

The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. Photo: Contributed