Trevor Crawley

The University of Calgary is mourning the sudden passing of a student-athlete who died in a canoeing incident at Moyie Lake near Cranbrook.

University mourns student who died in B.C. canoeing accident

Andrew Milner, 19, was in his second year with the University of Calgary’s basketball program

The University of Calgary is mourning the sudden passing of a student-athlete who died in a canoeing incident at Moyie Lake near Cranbrook.
Boating incident claims life on East Kootenay lake

Boating incident claims life on East Kootenay lake

A young man has died after a canoe overturned in Moyie Lake early Tuesday morning

Boating incident claims life on East Kootenay lake
The first wave of riders in the Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo moments before departure. Paul Rodgers photo.

Early registration open for Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo

Organizers are gearing up for the sixth annual event after last year was cancelled due to wildfires

The first wave of riders in the Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo moments before departure. Paul Rodgers photo.
Province asking for caribou recovery feedback in Cranbrook

Province asking for caribou recovery feedback in Cranbrook

Staff from provincial and federal governments to share information, asnwer questions

Province asking for caribou recovery feedback in Cranbrook
James Marion Oler is charged with the alleged removal of a child from Canada that facilitated a marriage between his underage daughter and an American religious fundamentalist.

Bountiful, B.C., child bride trial wraps up in Cranbrook

Decision set for June in the case of a man who allegedly took his daughter to the U.S. to be married

James Marion Oler is charged with the alleged removal of a child from Canada that facilitated a marriage between his underage daughter and an American religious fundamentalist.
Prosecutor wraps up case in Bountiful child bride trial

Prosecutor wraps up case in Bountiful child bride trial

A man is on trial for the alleged removal of his daughter into the U.S. to marry an American man

Prosecutor wraps up case in Bountiful child bride trial
James Marion Oler, who is associated with Bountiful, is on trial for the alleged removal of a child from Canada.

Witness testifies on growing up in polygamous B.C. community

Women were expected to obey male priesthood heads and bear children, according to witness

James Marion Oler, who is associated with Bountiful, is on trial for the alleged removal of a child from Canada.
Former Mormon fundamentalists testify in B.C. child bride trial

Former Mormon fundamentalists testify in B.C. child bride trial

Crown witnesses describe the control that church leadership held over men, women and children

Former Mormon fundamentalists testify in B.C. child bride trial
James Marion Oler, who is associated with the polygamist community of Bountiful in southeastern B.C., is charged with the alleged removal of a child from Canada. Townsman file photo

Judge admits contested documents into B.C. child bride trial

Crown prosecutors sought the admission of fundamentalist Mormon records into child removal case

James Marion Oler, who is associated with the polygamist community of Bountiful in southeastern B.C., is charged with the alleged removal of a child from Canada. Townsman file photo
Lawyers spar over evidence admissibility at child bride trial

Lawyers spar over evidence admissibility at child bride trial

Records seized at a religious compound in Texas in 2008 at issue for Bountiful man on trial

Lawyers spar over evidence admissibility at child bride trial
Jim Oler (front) walks towards the Cranbrook Law Courts building. (Trevor Crawley/Cranbrook Townsman)

New trial in B.C. child bride case underway

James Marion Oler back in court after crown lawyers successfully appealed earlier acquittal decision

Jim Oler (front) walks towards the Cranbrook Law Courts building. (Trevor Crawley/Cranbrook Townsman)
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.
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.
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