The final report on Cranbrook’s deer cull revealed contractors captured and killed 11 whitetail deer despite the fact mule deer where the intended targets of the city’s attempt to reduce the deer population, reports Sally Macdonald for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
A Cranbrook RCMP officer resigned after his superiors learned he stole a laptop computer that was meant to be evidence, reports Annalee Grant for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
The RCMP pulled Margaret MacDonald, 82, over eight months and demanded a breathalyzer test. She couldn’t blow hard enough because of a medical condition and so she’s facing a charge of failing to provide a breath sample among other charges, reports Barry Coulter for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
There’s something odd heaving up a section of a Cranbrook street, but officials have no idea what’s causing it and it’s got them a little concerned, reports Sally Macdonald for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
Joe McGowan, director of Cranbrook’s public works department, doesn’t know what to call it and offers several options to the Townsman. Bump? Lump? Boil? (Editor’s note: Ew.)
Cranbrook has started thinning the herd of deer in their city limits, reports the CBC.
The city has a permit from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations to kill 25 deer. They’re using net traps to catch the animals and then a bolt gun (similar to what’s used in slaughterhouses) to kill them.
Plans to build a 78-unit subdivision have been delayed after Interior Health raised concerns about the health impacts of the Cranbrook project, reports Sally MacDonald for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
The East Hill development was before the Regional District of East Kootenay board to receive its second reading to move ahead.
There’s usually a fair bit of yelling in curling (Hurry! Hurry hard!) but a Cranbrook woman will have even more reason to shout if she lands a stone on the button at this weekend’s Capital One Canada Cup of Curling, reports Barry Coulter for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman. Devon Twarowski could win $250,000 if she [...]
Vandals cut down a tree and destroyed a forestry sign with it near Cranbrook, reports Sally MacDonald for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
Police believe a person used an axe to cut down the tree so it fell on the kiosk for the Cranbrook Community Forest. Kathleen Opal, a member of the community forest society, said the sign is complete write off.
The courts have released a woman charged with the death of a Cranbrook toddler, reports the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
Tammy Bouvette is facing second-degree murder charges related to the death of a 19-month-old girl.
Cranbrook’s city council waived thousands of dollars worth of fees to help get a homeless shelter started in their community, reports Sally MacDonald for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
The 80-bed shelter is reportedly at the top of BC Housing’s funding list and council voted to waive the $138,000 in development cost charges as a way to show the city’s support.