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          Christy Clark vows heavy levy on U.S., Alberta, Saskatchewan coal

          $70 carbon levy would make thermal coal exports non-viable

          Larsen Whelan Enterprises wins two Canadian Home Builders Georgie Awards

          The Georgies are widely recognized as the Academy Awards of B.C. home building.

          Gas prices in B.C. on the rise: GasBuddy

          Analyst Dan McTeague says to expect prices to rise by up to 10 cents starting on March 30

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          Grassland and rangeland grants now available

          Over $200,000 is still to ranchers and Crown range tenure owners for the improvement and enhancement of grasslands and rangelands.

          B.C. boosts venture capital tax breaks

          The B.C. government will add an extra $3 million to its small business venture capital tax credit and set up an expert panel to review business taxes in B.C., Premier Christy Clark announced Wednesday.

          Salvation Army thrift store advises customers drop off items during store hours

          A reminder to residents donating to the Salvation Army to do so only during store hours.

          Freyja keeps Fernie fashionable

          Local business owner Chantel Souliere is making sure Fernie residents stay in style with her clothing store Freyja Lifestyle Fashion.

          Mining on rebound, minister moves on

          Combative MLA Bill Bennett takes a few parting shots as he heads back to private sector to 'make some money'

          Clark seeks Trudeau’s help for forest industry

          'We need action' to protect B.C. communities from Donald Trump's border taxes, Premier Christy Clark says

          Oceans of powder at Island Lake Lodge

          Island Lake Lodge has been offering serious powder hounds thousands of acres of steep terrain and deep snow for almost 30 years.

          Work begins on Site C generators (with video)

          Last big contractor for Peace dam begins work on $470 million powerhouse works

          BC Liberals want to trim WorkSafeBC surplus

          Small business group says it's overfunded, BCFed president calls Shirley Bond announcement 'outrageous'

          Year-round B.C. ski resort gets green light

          Valemount Glacier Destination Resort to open next year, with the longest vertical drop in North America

          B.C.’s online small claims court a world first

          Removal of impaired driving, minor civil cases from courts improves efficiency, Justice Minister Suzanne Anton says

          Fernie Legion votes to divide building with distillery

          The Fernie Legion has voted to approve the sale of a portion of its building to a new distillery opening in Fernie.

          Barkside turns ten

          Local pet supply story, Barkside Pets, recently celebrated their tenth birthday in Fernie.