Ezra Black

Driftwood and metal detecting

With effort, grit, ingenuity and a metal detector, local artist Helene Schroeder…

RDEK postpones vote on subdivision citing possible conflict of interest

In June, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board postponed consideration…

Down-home country fundraiser

There was some down-right ornery fun Saturday night as country-music star Kenny…

City rescinds water quality advisory

On July 6, the City of Fernie rescinded a water quality advisory…

7-Eleven Canada launches in-store Red Cross campaign for B.C. fires relief fund

With raging fires and mandatory evacuation of over 14,000 B.C. residents, 7-Eleven…

Nature Conservancy of Canada closes access to lands due to fire risk

Asks public to avoid Ancient Cottonwood Interpretive Trail and Mount Broadwood

What should we offer the godfather?

Earlier this year, Japanese technology company Sharp agreed to build a $7…

Kettle Black organizes 8,000 pound food donation to Fernie Food Bank

The shelves at the Fernie Food Bank can be bare this time…

SAR and RCMP respond to incident on the Elk River

On July 16 at approximately 2:30 p.m., emergency responders were called out…

Sparwood golfer Merl Shelley plays through, despite Parkinson’s

Sparwood golf tournament raises almost $7,000 for Parkinson’s research

Locals redecorate new downtown dumpsters

Unbridled creativity was unleashed on the community’s trash containers on Sunday as…

Robertson Estate Wine Vinegar sets up at Mountain Market

For Patrick Robertson, vinegar isn’t just a condiment, it’s a lifestyle. “I…

Disc golfers toss for charity

Montana resident Brian Bjortomt had the best score at the fourteenth annual…

Cardboard boat regatta on Maiden Lake

On its inaugural voyage, Willie Westerby’s boat immediately sank after being pushed…

Healing hooves: Fernie group uses horses to promote mental health in kids

She does not know the first thing about psychotherapy. She cannot prescribe…

Fernie SAR rescues injured mountain biker

On July 9 at about 11:48 a.m., Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR)…

Fernie Secondary School honours students

School hosts academic and athletic achievement awards

Luke Wallace sings the blues and talks green at Infinitea

On Friday, folk musician and activist Luke Wallace parked his touring van/home…

Trainer demonstrates puppy-positive reinforcement

Puppy love at the library

Elk Valley schools unite to install a timber arch on the TransCanada Trail

A massive wooden arch on the B.C.-Alberta border is uniting youth from…