Phil McLachlan

Sparwood Skatepark breaking ground this fall

Construction of a new concrete skate park in Sparwood will continue thanks…

RCMP ask for public assistance

Police seek information surrounding accident in Sparwood, Saturday

Elk Valley RCMP Staff Sergeant says goodbye

Elk Valley RCMP Staff Sergeant Will Thien will be leaving his post…

Two men hang off taxi leaving downtown Fernie, driver unaware

Elk Valley RCMP have charged two men from Saskatchewan for being drunk…

Fire in Sparwood, arson suspected

A large pile of wood scraps in Sparwood was set on fire…

Local potter, Sarah Pike, breaks into American market

On August 5, the Charlie Cumming Gallery in North Carolina showcased 60…

Driving across Canada to promote zero-waste

On July 1, Buddy Boyd and Barbara Hetherington started their ‘Bolt Across…

Reminder stenciled to prevent sidewalk cyclists

On the morning of August 10, sidewalks around the downtown Fernie area…

Sparwood’s Express Mart closes its doors

Sparwood’s Express Mart, located in Centennial Square, will soon be closing its…

Elk Valley Gymnastics Club launches in new location

The Elk Valley Gymnastics Club has moved into a new location, and…

Kody Tanner pleads guilty to Impaired Driving Causing Death

On August 21st, 2017, in British Columbia Supreme Court, Kody William Tanner…

Letters to the editor – August 17

I speak for the trees, and for things that make sense

The Traveller; a story about being brave

Local artist, Brina Schenk created a wonderful kids tale through her paintings,…

Sixth annual Fernie Show N’ Shine

Phil McLachlan Free Press Staff

Fifteen artists contribute to 2017 ArtExpo

Fifteen established local artists contributed to this year’s ArtExpo, on display during…

Wapiti Music Festival sees record-breaking year

Over one-hundred-and-fifty volunteers, musicians and artists made the seventh annual Wapiti Music…

New bench erected in memory of Ray Myles

On August 2, the Sparwood District Fish and Wildlife Association (SDFWA) proudly…

Cranbrook artist plays at Wapiti for the first time

Cranbrook’s Dawson Rutledge stepped onto the Wapiti stage this year for the…

Five Alarm Funk brings the party

Five Alarm Funk rocked the crowd Saturday night during the 2017 Wapiti…