Phil McLachlan

Moto-enthusiast first overall in El Dorado

Fernie local, Zeth Ellis, took first place overall in the TransWorld MX El Dorado race in Southern California.

The Small Glories to harmonize in Fernie

The Small Glories, a near-perfect harmonic folk duo will be stopping in Fernie on Thursday, April 27 at The Arts Station.

Fernie Potters Guild holds open house sale

The Fernie Potters Guild recently hosted an open house, selling their handcrafted pieces in order to keep the program running.

Fernie’s 80-year old athletic inspiration

At 80-years of age, Geoffrey Seagram continues to ski, every day. Previously, he was Calgary's first pediatrician.

Update on the 2012 sediment occurrence at Elkview

Teck will be paying forward $300,000, following a sediment-laden discharge spill at Elkview Operations (EVO) in September of 2012.

Ghostrider remembered

The KIJHL community is mourning the death of 24-year-old former Fernie Ghostrider and Columbia Valley Rockies hockey player Brendan Burge.

Knights undefeated in B.C. PeeWee championships

The FMHA hosted the 2017 PeeWee Tier 4 B.C. Hockey Championships, but were knocked out of the tournament on day four of five.

FIVE – a group art show, attracts over 60 spectators

The group art show kicked off on March 23 with over 60 people present. At times, so many you could barely move.

Province invests $80 million in emergency preparedness

The Province of British Columbia has pledged to invest in emergency preparedness for the Kootenay region.

Sparwood Heavy Duty to train youth

Council approved in-kind support for up to $4,500 for this year’s Project Heavy Duty event to take place in Sparwood from May 29-31.

The crew behind Canada’s game

Four individuals make hockey in Fernie possible, through their dedication in keeping the Fernie Memorial Arena alive and operational.

Is online justice a practical reality?

Online small claim disputes could serve as a giant leap in efficiency for the judicial system, and I’m almost on board.

Construction to begin on Baldy Ridge Extension

Minister Bill Bennett announced on Friday that Teck Resources Ltd. has begun work on its Baldy Ridge Extension project in Sparwood.

Canadian Cancer Society encourages B.C. municipalities to readdress smoke-free bylaw

The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is advocating for the province to expand the scope of the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act.

Agriculture enthusiasts strive for food security

With spring just around the corner, Elk Valley Homesteading is aiming to educate individuals on the future of food security.

Sultans of String to bring a world of music

Juno Award nominees and triple Canadian Folk Music Awards winners, Sultans of String, are making their way to Fernie on April 4.

Tourism Fernie hosts tenth annual general meeting

On Thursday, March 16, Tourism Fernie held their 10th Annual General Meeting, celebrating a decade of growth and success.

City explores options for Isabella Dicken Elementary

The City of Fernie met with the Ministry of Education on March 14, to discuss the potential expansion of Isabella Dicken Elementary School.

Hit and run seriously injures one

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