Bryn Catton

The Ghostriders get a face off win at home against the Golden Rockets on Oct. 14.

Six wins in a row for the Fernie Ghostriders

The Fernie Ghostriders have turned around their slow season start with six wins in a row.

The Ghostriders get a face off win at home against the Golden Rockets on Oct. 14.
All the Devils are Here was unveiled in Sparwood last week.

Sparwood Library hosts Michael Saad’s book launch

Michael Saad is the author of All the Devils Are Here, was at the Sparwood Library last week for an author event.

All the Devils are Here was unveiled in Sparwood last week.

Fernie Alpine Resort is fired up for the 2016/17 winter season.

The upcoming season will be a snowy and event-packed one according to event coordinator of FAR, Karen Pepper.

Helen Lazar

Buddy Bench unveiling at IDES

Isabella Dicken Elementary School has just received buddy benches which aim to stop loneliness on the playground.

Helen Lazar
Alix Hawley will be in Fernie on Oct. 14.

BOOKED! writers series presents Alix Hawley

Another addition of the BOOKED! Fernie Writers Series will be held on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m

Alix Hawley will be in Fernie on Oct. 14.
Alder will play at The Arts Station on Oct. 8

Don Alder set to show Fernie his guitar skills

Don Alder, an award winning guitarist, will be playing in Fernie on Oct. 8

Alder will play at The Arts Station on Oct. 8
Sam Skiffington

Fernie Old School Boxers head to Bronze Gloves

Two Fernie Old School Boxing Club members are headed to Richmond B.C. to compete in the Combsport sanctioned Bronze Gloves event on Oct. 8.

Sam Skiffington

Ghostriders win first games of season

The Fernie Ghostriders gained four points over the weekend with two wins.

Beautification donations in Fernie

Fernie has recently introduced a Beautification Initiative that aims to enhance the parks and green spaces.

Cyclist rescued by Fernie SAR over weekend

Fernie Search and Rescue received a call in the early afternoon of Sept. 24 for a cyclist near Mount Fernie Provincial Park.

2016 will make for the second running of the event which has contributed to the $4.5 million in donations made by Zumba.

Dancing up a fundraising storm at Jaffray’s Zumbathon

Two hours of Zumba fun are in store for participants of the second annual Party in Pink Zumbathon at the Jaffray Community Hall on Oct. 7.

2016 will make for the second running of the event which has contributed to the $4.5 million in donations made by Zumba.
Phillips puts on a show at the Calgary Stampede.

Rodeo rider sees success

Lonnie Phillips, aged 15, is quickly becoming a recognizable face and name in the rodeo scene.

Phillips puts on a show at the Calgary Stampede.
Two spirited riders participating in the 2015 Highroller bike race.

Highroller rolls on iconic Fernie trails

One of Fernie’s last mountain bike events of the season will roll around some of the areas most iconic trails on Sept. 24.

Two spirited riders participating in the 2015 Highroller bike race.
District of Sparwood councillors Brad Bowen

Firefighter training for Sparwood councillors

Sept. 6 saw some additions to Sparwood’s Fire Department.

District of Sparwood councillors Brad Bowen

Giving kids a shot at hockey through First Shift

Less fortunate youth will get the opportunity to play hockey this season thanks to a program that will be offered in Fernie.

While the fall camps are not as busy as camps held over the summer months

Fall tennis programs in Fernie

Fernie Tennis Coaching will be running tennis camps from September to November.

While the fall camps are not as busy as camps held over the summer months
Local chef Barrie Elliott will be cooking up a feast inspired by locally-sourced goods on Saturday night for the second annual Feast and Fest. This year

Second year for Fernie’s Feast and Fest

Fernie will be celebrating farm-to-table culture on Sept. 10 and 11 at Fernie’s community eco garden for the second annual Feast and Fest.

Local chef Barrie Elliott will be cooking up a feast inspired by locally-sourced goods on Saturday night for the second annual Feast and Fest. This year

Sparwood Search and Rescue to host open house

On Sept. 12 the annual Sparwood Search and Rescue (SSAR) Open House will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

Jace Hamborg

New playground equipment in Sparwood parks

Sparwood is the home for two new toddler parks, located at the Sparwood Recreation and Leisure Centre and Central Park in Sparwood Heights.

Jace Hamborg
Lory Caravetta of Mountain High Travel and Tours.

Fernie’s Mountain High Travel under new ownership

Lori Caravetta has become the new owner of Mountain High Travel and Tours (MHTT) believing there's a need in the area for a travel agency.

Lory Caravetta of Mountain High Travel and Tours.