Local athlete experiences skiers worst nightmare

!Fernie local, Caleb Brown, is seeing life through new eyes, after nearly perishing in an avalanche last Sunday. Pictured left is the one and only ski found after his crash. - Phil McLachlan
  • 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.


BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

  • Victoria BC posted Mar 21, 2017 at 5:00 PM

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

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Liberals' second budget leaves big questions on vets' pensions, defence spending

  • updated Mar 22, 2017 at 5:10 PM

Budget leaves big questions for veterans, DND

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