Alexandra Heck

Sparwood starts construction of well

Sparwood starts construction of well

The District of Sparwood is drilling a new well for the town…

Sparwood starts construction of well
Grasmere tea company brewing success

Grasmere tea company brewing success

From $100 and a few jars of tea, to biting her nails…

Grasmere tea company brewing success
Sugar Plum Festival kicks off with sold out show

Sugar Plum Festival kicks off with sold out show

Sugarcoated, a Nutcracker production with feminist twist

Sugar Plum Festival kicks off with sold out show
Photo courtesy of Music Box Films

Indie Films Fernie wraps up fall season

A Man Called Ove , an Oscar nominated Swedish film set to play at the Vogue Sunday

Photo courtesy of Music Box Films
Ghostriders beat Golden in home game

Ghostriders beat Golden in home game

The Fernie Ghostriders have broken their home game losing streak, by pummeling…

Ghostriders beat Golden in home game
Global Fat Bike Day, 2016. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Global Fat Bike Day returns on Dec 2

Fernie will be celebrating its fourth annual Global Fat Bike day with…

Global Fat Bike Day, 2016. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Fernie receives funding for outdoor skating rink

Fernie receives funding for outdoor skating rink

Despite the arena being closed this winter, Fernie will still have a…

Fernie receives funding for outdoor skating rink
Construction has begun on the newly proposed outdoor skating rink in Fernie. Photo by Ryan Schultz

Fernie to get outdoor skating rink with Calgary Flames Foundation funds

A group of volunteers have come forward to help build the rink

Construction has begun on the newly proposed outdoor skating rink in Fernie. Photo by Ryan Schultz
Photo courtesy of Brody McSkimming.

Vibes and Stuff, a showcase of local ski culture

They take film making as lightly as the powder they ride. With…

Photo courtesy of Brody McSkimming.
Questions answered at Bingay open house

Questions answered at Bingay open house

Centermount Coal held an open house meeting at the Elkford Community Centre…

Questions answered at Bingay open house
City of Fernie issues water quality advisory

City of Fernie issues water quality advisory

At-risk populations asked to boil drinking water

City of Fernie issues water quality advisory
Johanna Joy reads to Sean, Denise Dunn-Reker’s eldest child. He has autism and is homeschooled due to difficulties with learning in the public school system. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press

Study shows special needs hard to meet in B.C. public schools

It’s lunch time at the Dunn-Reker house, and four happy children bounce…

Johanna Joy reads to Sean, Denise Dunn-Reker’s eldest child. He has autism and is homeschooled due to difficulties with learning in the public school system. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press
Parastone’s Director of Planning Jacqueline Arling. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press

Parastone weighs in on Slalom Drive

At a public hearing in Fernie Council on Tuesday night, Jacqueline Arling,…

Parastone’s Director of Planning Jacqueline Arling. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press
The Fernie Ghostriders lost a home game on Saturday night against the Nelson Leafs 6-3. Jace Woodley scored the final goal of the night for Fernie with an assist from Ty Abbott. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press

Ghostriders play hard against Nelson Leafs

Fernie Coach proud of team’s effort against top KIJHL contender

The Fernie Ghostriders lost a home game on Saturday night against the Nelson Leafs 6-3. Jace Woodley scored the final goal of the night for Fernie with an assist from Ty Abbott. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press
It was a night of retro grooving at the Fernie Community Centre for Shake, Rattle and Roll, a 1959 themed fundraiser held by the Fernie Museum.                                  Alexandra Heck/The Free Press

Fernie Museum fundraiser a blast from the past

Retro themed evening raises over $10,000 for museum programming

It was a night of retro grooving at the Fernie Community Centre for Shake, Rattle and Roll, a 1959 themed fundraiser held by the Fernie Museum.                                  Alexandra Heck/The Free Press
Marg McLennan and Dakota Buck are two unlikely friends that were made during the evacuation. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press

Trinity Lodge gives back after evacuation

Unlikely Friendships made during evacuation

Marg McLennan and Dakota Buck are two unlikely friends that were made during the evacuation. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press
Gas prices have risen significantly in BC in the past few weeks to near 1.40 per litre. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press

Rising gas prices have valley drivers fuming

Two weeks ago, $20 worth of gas got Delenia Phillips twice as…

Gas prices have risen significantly in BC in the past few weeks to near 1.40 per litre. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press
Fernie Swim team aims for Nationals

Fernie Swim team aims for Nationals

Aidan Chudleigh has high hopes for his swim team this year, and…

Fernie Swim team aims for Nationals
Hickling case held over again

Hickling case held over again

A Fernie man accused of possessing and distributing child pornography will be…

Hickling case held over again
Friends and family shared memories of Hornquist, Smith and Podloski. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Hundreds attend community memorial

Friends and family share memories of Hornquist, Smith, Podloski

Friends and family shared memories of Hornquist, Smith and Podloski. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press