RCMP in search of robbery suspect

!Elk Valley RCMP are looking for a suspect in a bank robbery. - submitted
  •  posted Jan 18, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Elk Valley RCMP are attempting to identify a suspect in an armed robbery.


New licence plates announced to showcase B.C. parks

  • B.C.  posted Jan 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Three options include Purcell Mountains, Porteau Cove and the Kermode bear.


B.C. health minister suggests increasing smoking age to 21

  • B.C.  updated Jan 18, 2017 at 9:22 AM

Terry Lake raises question during National Non-Smoking Week.


New bistro brings a taste of South Asia to Fernie

  •  posted Jan 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM

The bistro’s menu is a sampling of recipes from countries that are near the Himalayas including India, Pakistan, China, Bhutan and Nepal.


January 12 - Letters to the editor

  • Fernie posted Jan 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Opinions and ideas from around the area, emailed to us and shared with you.


Learning is better with Lego

  •  posted Jan 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM

This January FHL and CBAL are working together to make learning with Lego more accessible to all families and ages in Fernie.

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Laws needed to protect Great Lakes from farm runoff, joint commission reports

  • posted Jan 18, 2017 at 10:07 AM

Great Lakes report urges farm runoff laws

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