Barry Coulter

Canadian machine gunners dig themselves in shell holes on Vimy Ridge. (Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada)

The Battle of Vimy Ridge, in story and song

Brendan McLeod and the Fugitives presenting “Ridge,” a visceral music storytelling show about the momentous battle that shaped Canada

Canadian machine gunners dig themselves in shell holes on Vimy Ridge. (Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada)
RCMP responded to the report of a stabbing at the Shambala Music Festival, Friday, July 22.

One person sent to hospital after report of stabbing at Shambhala

RCMP are reporting a stabbing incident at the Shambhala Music Festival on Friday, July 22.

RCMP responded to the report of a stabbing at the Shambala Music Festival, Friday, July 22.
Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users across numerous forecast regions in BC and Alberta

Avalanche warning issued for Southern BC and Western Alberta

Warm temperatures and lots of sunshine are expected for the coming weekend, which will have a destabilizing effect on the snowpack

Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users across numerous forecast regions in BC and Alberta
Wall of Honour vandalized on Nov. 11, 2021 in Cranbrook, B.C. (Reddit photo)
Wall of Honour vandalized on Nov. 11, 2021 in Cranbrook, B.C. (Reddit photo)
Golden Life’s Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook has been notified that since Golden Life requires visitors to be fully vaccinated, Canada Post will no longer be delivering their mail. (Barry Coulter photo)

Canada Post delivery to B.C. assisted living facility on hold over vaccination concerns

Canada Post has declined to deliver mail to various locations, Golden Life says

Golden Life’s Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook has been notified that since Golden Life requires visitors to be fully vaccinated, Canada Post will no longer be delivering their mail. (Barry Coulter photo)
The Ktunaxa Nation governments have declared a mental health state of emergency for its vulnerable citizens.

B.C. First Nation declare a mental health state of emergency

Mental wellness of Ktunaxa youth and young adults is a particular concern, Nation says

The Ktunaxa Nation governments have declared a mental health state of emergency for its vulnerable citizens.
Two Calgary men were arrested for fraudulent sales of RV camping lots, cabin lots and dock spaces at Sweetwater Resort at Lake Koocanusa in the East Kootenay.

2 arrested for fraudulent selling at southeast B.C. lake ‘resort’

Two Calgary men were arrested for fraudulent sales of RV camping lots, cabin lots and dock spaces

Two Calgary men were arrested for fraudulent sales of RV camping lots, cabin lots and dock spaces at Sweetwater Resort at Lake Koocanusa in the East Kootenay.
Rob Morrison (left) and Wayne Stetski. Photos courtesy Jocelyn Doll and Claire Palmer

Kootenay Conservative candidate sits on top; final result pending mail-in ballots

Rob Morrison appears headed for second term as Member of Parliament for Kootenay-Columbia

Rob Morrison (left) and Wayne Stetski. Photos courtesy Jocelyn Doll and Claire Palmer
Rana Nelson of Revelstoke is running for the Green Party in Kootenay-Columbia, in the 44th federal election set for Sept. 20.

Nelson brings Green Party values to the voters

Rana Nelson of Revelstoke running for Greens in Kootenay-Columbia

Rana Nelson of Revelstoke is running for the Green Party in Kootenay-Columbia, in the 44th federal election set for Sept. 20.
Bif Naked, with Ace, at Huckleberry Books in Cranbrook (Barry Coulter photo)

Rock’s Bif Naked on the return to performance post-COVID and rock as protest music

“Maybe not revolutionary, but evolutionary … bands have had to really shift their thinking”

Bif Naked, with Ace, at Huckleberry Books in Cranbrook (Barry Coulter photo)
(Black Press Media stock photo)

Alberta bike gangs battle in Cranbrook

RCMP separate two brawling gangs; several bikers went to hospital with apparent stab wounds; one group escorted out of town

(Black Press Media stock photo)
The BCHL has postponed its regular season until 2021.

BCHL postpones regular season until new year

48 % of players are 19 or older, which means nearly half of the BCHL’s players are ineligible to practice with their team

The BCHL has postponed its regular season until 2021.
Your Columbia River Revelstoke candidates; Nicole Cherlet (NDP); Samson Boyer (Green) and Doug Clovechok (BC Liberal)

Candidates’ messages: Columbia River Revelstoke

The Bulletin offered each candidate in Columbia River Revelstoke space to hold forth on issues important to them and to voters.

Your Columbia River Revelstoke candidates; Nicole Cherlet (NDP); Samson Boyer (Green) and Doug Clovechok (BC Liberal)
Grant and Barbara Howse, in quarantine in Invermere. Mike Turner photo

Denied entry into U.S., Kootenay couple still forced to quarantine for 2 weeks

The rules around crossing the U.S. border led to a bizarre situation for an Invermere couple

Grant and Barbara Howse, in quarantine in Invermere. Mike Turner photo
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
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
Trev Miller, candidate with the Animal Protection Party.

Kootenay-Columbia candidate cautious after getting threats

Trev Miller of the Animal Protection Party carries on campaigning under shadow of threats, abusive emails

Trev Miller, candidate with the Animal Protection Party.
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