Hit and run seriously injures one

  • Elkford posted Mar 23, 2017 at 9:00 AM

On March 17, a small car traveling at high speeds struck a parked truck, incurring life-threatening injuries to the passenger.


Local athlete experiences skiers worst nightmare

  • Fernie updated Mar 22, 2017 at 4:17 PM

Fernie local, Caleb Brown, cheated death last Sunday when he survived a deadly 3.0 magnitude avalanche, which carried him 1.4 km.


Budget 2017: Liberals try to ease anxiety and get Canada ready for the future

  • Canada updated Mar 22, 2017 at 4:12 PM

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a federal budget Wednesday that aims to get Canadians ready for a changing world.


Budget 2017: Ottawa's housing strategy offers $1 billion a year

  • Victoria BC posted Mar 22, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Justin Trudeau government's budget spends on skills development, runs up bigger deficits


Juno-winning East Coast folk artist to play in Fernie

  •  updated Mar 22, 2017 at 1:50 PM

Catherine MacLellan, will be stopping in Fernie on March 23 at The Arts Station.


The Lumberjack King to take centre stage

  • Fernie posted Mar 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM

On March 24, 25 and 26, The Arts Station will proudly present The Curse of the Lumberjack King, a comedy written by Lindsay Vallance.

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IS claims responsibility for London attack; UK's May defiant

  • updated Mar 23, 2017 at 9:12 AM

IS claims responsibility for London attack; UK's May defiant

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