B.C.’s drug overdose death toll climbs

  •  posted Oct 20, 2016 at 4:00 PM

The number of deaths from opioid overdoses was down slightly from 55 in July to 49 in August.


Diamond Forever a Neil Diamond celebration

  •  posted Oct 22, 2016 at 9:00 AM

A Neil Diamond tribute artist will play in Sparwood on Oct. 22


Family Safety Day with the Fire Departments

  •  posted Oct 22, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Many of the Elk Valley’s fire departments held events or activities over Fire Prevention Week from October 9to 15


Ultra coming to Elk Valley in 2017 running season

  •  posted Oct 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM

The running community is excited, and the town of Fernie is behind Stag Leap, it’s time for a new race in town!


Moose hunting restricted further in B.C.

  • Quesnel Cranbrook Smithers posted Oct 21, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Limited entry hunting permits for cow and calf moose have been cut from 1,800 to 200, more restrictions on logging considered


Six wins in a row for the Fernie Ghostriders

  •  posted Oct 20, 2016 at 4:00 PM

The Fernie Ghostriders have turned around their slow season start with six wins in a row.

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Dog trapped in well for almost a month showing strong will to live: vet school

  • updated Oct 24, 2016 at 12:42 PM

Dog trapped in well recovers at veterinary school

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