Bryn Catton

Ghostriders’ coach looking ahead

Head Coach Craig Mohr on the 2016/17 hockey season.

The Elk River is now open to fly fishing for the summer season.

Start of fly fishing season on the Elk River

On June 15, the fishing ban lifted on remaining Elk Valley waterways.

The Elk River is now open to fly fishing for the summer season.
Kat Robinson

Summer softball season in full swing

For more than 12 years, Fernie has been home to a grass roots softball league.

Kat Robinson
Elder in the Making is a documentary exploring cultural identification through the relationship between a young Blackfoot Aboriginal and a Chinese-Canadian.

Elder in the Making screening in Fernie

On June 11, the Vogue Theatre will screen an independent documentary film, Elder in the Making.

Elder in the Making is a documentary exploring cultural identification through the relationship between a young Blackfoot Aboriginal and a Chinese-Canadian.
Saskia and Darrel Delaronde make up The Great Plains

Canadiana folk duo to perform in Elk Valley

On June 1 and 2 musical duo, The Great Plains are set to perform two shows in the Elk Valley.

Saskia and Darrel Delaronde make up The Great Plains
The Kootenay Tae Kwon Do team

Kootenay Tae Kwon Do preps for the 2016 World Cup

Kootenay Tae Kwon Do (TKD) will be sending nine of its students to the World Cup this coming October.

The Kootenay Tae Kwon Do team
As of May 24

Fernie’s turbidity index explained

Since Fernie’s inception in the early 1900’s, the city has drawn its water from Fairy Creek.

As of May 24

Sparwood Heights to see a multi-use pad

$35,000 was approved for the design of a multi-use pad. The project is in the infancy stage and has yet to be tendered.

Participants learned how to paint this piece of art by Sue Hanlon at the Sip and Paint event in Sparwood.

Sip and Paint fundraiser for Coal Miner Days

On May 6, the Sparwood Coal Miner Days Society held the second Sip and Paint fundraiser of the year.

Participants learned how to paint this piece of art by Sue Hanlon at the Sip and Paint event in Sparwood.
Sharlene Czeh likes to add detail to her acrylic work by painting feathers and flowers.

Acrylic artwork features feathers and flowers

The Arts Station will be the temporary home for work by Sharlene Czeh and Ilona Webster starting on May 26.

Sharlene Czeh likes to add detail to her acrylic work by painting feathers and flowers.
Jon Knauf

On the river with Mountain High

With a new activity and website up and running for the 2016 summer season, Mountain High Adventures is set to splash into their 21st season.

Jon Knauf
Fernie City Council voted in favour of a wage increase

Fernie City Council remuneration breakdown

Fernie City Councillors recently voted in favour of a wage increase for mayor and council.

Fernie City Council voted in favour of a wage increase
Loretta Johnson of Kootenay Sign Source prepared a batch of stickers for a client last week. Loretta and her husband Jim recently purchased the business and moved it to Fernie.

Kootenay Sign Source finds a new home in Fernie

Kootenay Sign Source moved to Fernie from Sparwood after being purchased by Jim and Loretta Johnson.

Loretta Johnson of Kootenay Sign Source prepared a batch of stickers for a client last week. Loretta and her husband Jim recently purchased the business and moved it to Fernie.
Jude Smith

The Little Cabin Company: Tiny cabins for big adventures

Fernie has just become home to The Little Cabin Company, a manufacturer of little cabins.

Jude Smith

Launching boat access in Sparwood

The District of Sparwood held a forum to discuss the idea of a public boat launch in Sparwood on May 4.

Editorial – Bear attractants

This week's editorial discusses the issue of bears venturing into city limits.

Funding for Youth Network in Sparwood

For several years, the District of Sparwood has been working toward starting a youth oriented program.

Residents of Elkford hosted a pancake breakfast at the Community Conference Centre on Mother’s Day

Pancakes for Fort McMurray

A pancake breakfast was held on Mother’s Day, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Elkford Community Conference Centre.

Residents of Elkford hosted a pancake breakfast at the Community Conference Centre on Mother’s Day
Mike Ranta stopped in Fernie last week on his way to Cape Brenton

Canadian crosses country in canoe in honour of veterans

Mike Ranta and Spitzii the dog, are on a cross Canada Journey to show support and appreciation for this country's veterans.

Mike Ranta stopped in Fernie last week on his way to Cape Brenton

Accident causes hazardous material leak near Jaffray

On the morning of May 10, a commercial vehicle accident occured on Highway 3, two kilometres east of Jaffray.