Insight into the life of a Liberian refugee

  • Fernie updated Jan 21, 2017 at 12:30 PM

Edith Jacklyn Thomson escaped with eight of her children from the clutches of civil war, and found refuge in Fernie in May of last year.


Death is a medical choice, but not for everyone

  • B.C.  posted Jan 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Doctors and some patients in B.C. are learning legalization isn’t perfect


Updated: Environmental groups criticize new mountain caribou recovery proposals

  • Revelstoke updated Jan 21, 2017 at 5:46 PM

Report calls for wolf cull, moose and deer reductions to help increase mountain caribou populations in Revelstoke-Shuswap region.


Helm sets new horizons for creative writers

  • Fernie posted Jan 21, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Critically acclaimed Canadian novelist, Michael Helm, paid Fernie a visit at the Fernie Heritage Library last Friday.


Youth grind with gusto at the Kinky Rail Jam

  •  posted Jan 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Over 50 youth gathered on the Alpine Resort to compete for best trick, in the 2017 Kinky Rail Jam.


Volunteers needed for senior care study

  •  updated Jan 20, 2017 at 4:56 PM

The province is undertaking a study of its most elderly and vulnerable citizens and is looking to Elk Valley volunteers for help.

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Trump looms large as Canada, allies finalize plans for NATO mission to Latvia

  • posted Jan 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Canada, NATO to finalize Latvia mission

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