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'Littlefoot' returns to Fernie

!Black bear
  • updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:14 AM

After a three-day journey from Smithers, B.C., grizzly bear ‘Littlefoot’ was released back to his wild habitat in Fernie last week.

Multiple fires west of Elkford prompt restriction order

  • posted Aug 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Multiple fires burning west of Elkford have prompted an area restriction order, effective immediately.

Woman rescued from Heiko’s Trail

  • posted Aug 28, 2014 at 9:00 AM

A local woman was rescued after injuring her knee on Heiko’s Trail on Wednesday night.

Wildfire season will rank among B.C.'s worst

  • posted Aug 28, 2014 at 3:00 PM

No homes lost but $246 million spent and total area burned will soon pass 2010 tally (with infographic)

Canada apologizes for internment camps

  • posted Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Last Friday, Fernie took part in a national ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Canada’s first national internment camps.

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