News articles from May 2014

May 28, 2014

Water Levels in Joseph Creek High; Public Works Staff Monitoring Regularly, City Says

Low Lying Areas Could See Some Flooding, Early Precautions Should Be Considered Cranbrook, BC (May 28, 2014) – With the spring melt continuing and the potential for - Read More »

May 28, 2014

Free Transit Rides To Cranbrook Farmer’s Market in 2014

         Cranbrook, BC (May 28, 2014)  – Back by popular demand: FREE RIDES to the Saturday Cranbrook Farmer’s Market. - Read More »

May 27, 2014

Fundraising Underway For Canada Day Celebration by Connect Church: City of Cranbrook Says

Cranbrook, BC (May 27, 2014) – Planning for the 2014 Canada Day celebrations for the City of Cranbrook is well underway thanks to Connect Church. Connect Church will - Read More »

May 26, 2014

Free Transit Rides For Cranbrook Graduates: BC Transit

(May 26, 2014) -- A record number of BC Transit communities are helping high school graduates celebrate their accomplishments with GradPASS. The special pass offers two - Read More »

May 23, 2014

Large Mosquito Larvae Count This Spring; Residents Asked to Monitor Standing Water

Significant numbers of mosquito larvae are currently present in the Alkali Lake area of the Community Forest.  Photo credit: Kendra Lewis, Mosquito Control Contractor - Read More »

May 23, 2014

2014 Property Taxes Due Wednesday July 2, 2014; City Hall Open Until 6:30pm

2014 PROPERTY TAX NOTICES Property Tax Notices for the City of Cranbrook have now been mailed to all property owners on record. If you have not - Read More »

May 22, 2014

Western Financial Place - Aquatic Centre Closure (June 16 - July 1, 2014)

Cranbrook, BC (May 22, 2014) -- The pool located in Western Financial Place will be closed to all public use from June 16 to July 1, 2014 for annual maintenance - Read More »

May 21, 2014

Traffic Advisory - McPhee Road Closed For Work (May 22, 2014)

Cranbrook, BC (May 21, 2014) -- Motorists are advised that a portion of McPhee Road in Cranbrook will be closed to traffic on Thursday May 22, 2014 from 11am - Read More »

May 21, 2014

Engineering Assessment to be Conducted on Elizabeth Lake Drainage Basin

           Cranbrook, BC (May 21, 2014) -- An engineering assessment will be completed on the Elizabeth Lake drainage basin from the watershed - Read More »

May 20, 2014

Sam Steele Society Recipient of 2013 Sustainable Community Builder Award

         Cranbrook, BC (May 20, 2014) --  On Monday May 12, 2014, Cranbrook City Council approved the recommendation by the Sustainable Community Builder of - Read More »

May 20, 2014

Youth Mayor for a Day Announced

Sam Steele Youth Ambassador candidate Burke Bidder to Be Youth Mayor for a Day in June Cranbrook, BC (May 20, 2014) – Encouraging youth to become involved - Read More »

May 15, 2014

Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services Focus on Forcible Entry

Photo courtesy of Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services. Cranbrook, BC (May 15, 2014) – Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services first responders are now better equipped to deal - Read More »

May 15, 2014

Wet Weekend Expected; Additional Spring Flooding Possible, City Says

Early Precautions Need To Be Considered Cranbrook, BC (May 15, 2014) -- A rain filled long weekend is expected, according to the latest forecast from Environment Canada. - Read More »

May 15, 2014

City 2014 Tax Rate Bylaw Adopted Wednesday

Cranbrook, BC (May 15, 2014) – On Wednesday, Council adopted the City’s Tax Rates Bylaw that will see a 3.95% overall increase in 2014. In order to - Read More »

May 15, 2014

Be A ‘Fire Adapted Community’ - Protect Your Home from Wildfire

Cranbrook, BC (May 15, 2014) - They are called grass fires, forest fires, wildland fires, or by a variety of names. Yet, no matter the name, they - Read More »

May 14, 2014

2014 Capital Roads Program Announced At Cranbrook Council Monday

Cranbrook, BC (May 14, 2014) – The proposed work for the City of Cranbrook 2014 Capital Roads program was presented to Mayor and Council at their regular meeting - Read More »

May 14, 2014

City Water Flushing - Park Royal/Echo Field Area

Cranbrook, BC (May 14, 2014) -- On Tuesday May 6, City of Cranbrook Public Works water crews flushed the high pressure water line which runs from pressure reducing - Read More »

May 12, 2014

Residents Reminded of City’s Streets and Traffic Bylaw This Summer

Cranbrook BC (May 12, 2014) – The City of Cranbrook wants to remind residents of the Streets and Traffic Bylaw, which came into effect in June 2010, and - Read More »

May 9, 2014

Additional Spring Flooding A Possibility; Early Precautions Should Be Considered, City Says

Cranbrook, BC (May 9, 2014) -- Residents and property owners in Cranbrook who have historically been affected by spring flooding, especially in low lying areas of the - Read More »

May 8, 2014

UPDATED - NorthStar Rails To Trails Vegetation Management Program Underway

The NorthStar Rails 2 Trails Society will be conducting a vegetation management program along the trail system, starting Thursday May 8, 2014 running for up to approximately 3 weeks - Read More »

May 8, 2014

Residents Encouraged to Monitor Standing Water; 2014 Mosquito Population Control Underway

Cranbrook, BC (May 8, 2014) – The 2014 City of Cranbrook Mosquito Control Program is now underway. The Mosquito Control Contractor has been undertaking biological control efforts directed - Read More »

May 7, 2014

Residents Reminded of Deer Feeding Prohibition Bylaw; City Says

Cranbrook, BC (May 7, 2014) – Residents of and visitors to the City of Cranbrook are reminded that intentional feeding of deer, contravenes the City’s - Read More »

May 5, 2014

New Art By Local Artist Joseph Cross on Display at Canadian Rockies International Airport

(Left to right): Glenn Campbell, Ministry of Environment; Tristen Chernove, Managing Director, Canadian Rockies International Airport; Joseph Cross, Artist.  Photo provided by the Canadian - Read More »

May 5, 2014

Common Sense Is Key As Fawning Season Begins, City Says

Cranbrook, BC (May 5, 2014) – Residents are encouraged to exercise common sense this spring, as the fawning season approaches for deer, according to the City of - Read More »

May 5, 2014

Victoria Avenue & 2nd Street South Traffic Signal Interruption

Cranbrook, BC (May 5, 2014) -- Updates being made to the traffic signals at Victoria Avenue and 2nd Street South in Cranbrook will mean the signals will - Read More »

May 4, 2014

Drinking Water Week - May 4 to 10, 2014

When you turn on your tap and clean, safe water comes out... Do you ever stop to think about how it gets there and where - Read More »

May 1, 2014

Emergency Preparedness Week - May 4 to 10, 2014

Cranbrook, BC (May 1, 2014) –The safety of both yourself and your family is paramount in any emergency situation.   That’s the message - Read More »

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