Trevor Crawley

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)
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).

B.C. college students draw up best practices for self-rescue from tree wells

Students at the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook worked partnered with heli-skiing business

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).
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.
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
WHL comissioner Ron Robison, along with Kootenay Ice owners Greg Fettes and Matt Cockell formally announced a franchise relocation to Winnipeg Tuesday morning in Cranbrook.

WHL formally announces Kootenay Ice move to Winnipeg

Cranbrook-based major-junior hockey franchise on the move to Manitoba after 21 seasons

WHL comissioner Ron Robison, along with Kootenay Ice owners Greg Fettes and Matt Cockell formally announced a franchise relocation to Winnipeg Tuesday morning in Cranbrook.
RCMP and the Canadian Border Security Agency seized a large amount of controlled narcotics earlier this week.

Surrey man arrested after ‘large amount’ of narcotics seized at Creston border crossing

Varinderpal Nijjer, 41, was released on bail from Cranbrook provincial court on Wednesday

RCMP and the Canadian Border Security Agency seized a large amount of controlled narcotics earlier this week.
2 from Alberta found dead in vehicle in B.C. Kootenays

2 from Alberta found dead in vehicle in B.C. Kootenays

Police assisting B.C. Coroners Service, say there is no danger to the public

2 from Alberta found dead in vehicle in B.C. Kootenays
United Steelworkers in B.C. Interior return strike vote

United Steelworkers in B.C. Interior return strike vote

Job action could affect 3,500 union members across three locals in Kelowna, Kamloops and Kootenays

United Steelworkers in B.C. Interior return strike vote
An athlete throws a discus at the College of the Rockies during 55+ B.C. Games action on Thursday in Cranbrook. Barry Coulter photo

VIDEO: Day 2 of 55+ B.C. Games

Sporting action continues in Kimberley and Cranbrook

An athlete throws a discus at the College of the Rockies during 55+ B.C. Games action on Thursday in Cranbrook. Barry Coulter photo
‘The Grizzlies’ is inspired by Cranbrook lawyer Russ Sheppard’s experiences coaching and teaching lacrosse in northern Canada. Photo by Shane Mahood, courtesy of Mongrel Media.

Cranbrook man inspires movie ‘The Grizzlies’ set to debut at TIFF

‘The Grizzlies’ is based on Russ Sheppard’s experiences teaching and coaching lacrosse in the Arctic

‘The Grizzlies’ is inspired by Cranbrook lawyer Russ Sheppard’s experiences coaching and teaching lacrosse in northern Canada. Photo by Shane Mahood, courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Police continue to investigate a fatal stabbing in the 1600 block of 1A St. South early Saturday morning in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.

Woman charged after 29-year-old man fatally stabbed in East Kootenay

The man was rushed to hospital after the stabbing, but did not survive

Police continue to investigate a fatal stabbing in the 1600 block of 1A St. South early Saturday morning in Cranbrook. Trevor Crawley photo.
The B.C. Supreme Court has sided with a ski resort developer who argued a decision that determined a proposed ski resort was not ‘substantially started’ was unfair.

Court sides with developer in Jumbo ‘substantially started’ dispute

Resort developer successfully argues 2014 decision that halted the project was unfair

The B.C. Supreme Court has sided with a ski resort developer who argued a decision that determined a proposed ski resort was not ‘substantially started’ was unfair.
Is B.C.’s heat wave hot enough to bake cookies?

Is B.C.’s heat wave hot enough to bake cookies?

Can the sun bake chocolate chip cookie dough left on a tray inside a vehicle?

Is B.C.’s heat wave hot enough to bake cookies?
Winston Blackmore (left) and James Oler (right) are currently serving six-month and three-months house arrest, respectively, for polygamy convictions.

Convicted Bountiful polygamists unrepentant: court documents

Two Mormon fundamentalists told probation officers they feel no remorse for multiple marriages

Winston Blackmore (left) and James Oler (right) are currently serving six-month and three-months house arrest, respectively, for polygamy convictions.
Dave Podmoroff will be cycling across Canada starting from Vancouver on July 7.

B.C. man cycling across Canada

Dave Podmoroff raising money and awareness for men’s health and mental health issues.

Dave Podmoroff will be cycling across Canada starting from Vancouver on July 7.
Jumbo resort court ruling could take months

Jumbo resort court ruling could take months

Judge mulling ‘substantially started’ decision that halted construction for proposed ski resort.

Jumbo resort court ruling could take months
Winston Blackmore (left) and James Oler (right) were sentenced on separate charges of polygamy this week in Cranbrook Supreme Court.

ANALYSIS: Questions remain following polygamy sentencing

The first polygamy prosecution in over 100 years ended in Cranbrook Supreme Court this week

Winston Blackmore (left) and James Oler (right) were sentenced on separate charges of polygamy this week in Cranbrook Supreme Court.
UPDATED: B.C. polygamous leaders sentenced to house arrest

UPDATED: B.C. polygamous leaders sentenced to house arrest

Winston Blackmore and James Oler were found guilty of practicing polygamy last year

UPDATED: B.C. polygamous leaders sentenced to house arrest