Katelyn Dingman

Local biker injured at Mount Fernie Provincial Park

Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) responded to an injured biker on Lazy Lizard Trail on Wednesday evening.

Editorial: Editor Kate bids farewell to Fernie

The Free Press editor, Katelyn Dingman, is leaving the paper and returning to her home in the east.

Calgary woman injured on Stove Trail

Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) assisted a 40-year-old woman who was injured falling off a bridge on Stove Trail on July 18.

Rapid decline in Elk Valley transit figures

Elk Valley transit numbers have decreased significantly this year, with passenger figures dropping from 751 in May 2014 to 554 this May.

Editorial – Wildfires

Thousands upon thousands of hectares of B.C.’s lands have gone up in flames.

Meet your candidates – Bill Green

Bill Green hopes to lead the Green Party to victory in this year’s election.

Meet your candidates – Don Johnston

Growing up in the Kootenays, Liberal candidate Don Johnston wants to serve his constituents as MP.

Meet your candidates – David Wilks

Current Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks hopes to continue serving his constituents.

Tim Hortons to open in Sparwood

A Tim Hortons is being built in Sparwood this year.

Meet your candidates – Wayne Stetski

NDP candidate Wayne Stetski has been maintaining a presence in the area.

Stetski calls for an all-candidates debate in eight Kootenay-Columbia communities

In a release addressed to the media and the three other Kootenay-Columbia candidates, Wayne Stetski highlighted David Wilks poor attendance.

RCMP asking for public’s assistance in Sparwood robbery

Three unknown men wearing ski masks forced their way into a Spardell residence.

Council to request rights to Griz symbol

The City of Fernie council discussed purchasing the rights to the Griz symbol during the June 22 council meeting.

Toronto group brings the sun on Canada Day

The young and fresh Toronto folk n’ roll band Sun K had youngsters stomping their feet at the Fernie Canada Day celebration on July 1.

Editorial – Canada Day

This year’s Canada Day went off with a bang. Literally.

Heat stress warning for WorkSafeBC

WorkSafeBC is warning employers and workers of the increased risk of developing heat stress and heat stroke symptoms.

Editorial – City of Fernie staffing issues

During the most recent council meeting, council addressed their staffing issues.

Celebrating 100 years at Overwaitea

Locals were invited to join the Overwaitea staff today as they celebrated the stores 100th anniversary with dancing, prizes and ice cream.

Fernie SAR assist injured biker

Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) and the Fernie Fire & Emergency Services Department assisted an injured biker on Swine Flu trail on Monday.

Traffic halted following Canada Day collision

One individual has been treated for non-life threatening injuries after being involved in a Highway 3 collision west of Sparwood on July 1.