Bryn Catton

Outdoor Connections aims to teach kids about outdoor education in the Elk Valley.

Connecting children with the great outdoors

Outdoor Connections Foundation is a new non-profit organization that delivers educational programs for children in the Elk Valley.

Outdoor Connections aims to teach kids about outdoor education in the Elk Valley.

Elkford minor baseball slides into a busy season

This year will be a big one for Elkford Minor Ball as they will be hosting many events.

Eveliene Eijsermans

Fundraiser raises thousands for paralympian

On Apr. 30, The Pub hosted Flex’s Road to Rio Fundraiser with the aim of raising money for ex-Fernie local, Shon Cottrill.

Eveliene Eijsermans
Ilona Webster’s mosaic work will be on display at the Arts Station later this month.

Master of Mosaics – Ilona Webster

May 26 will see a new gallery opening at the Fernie Arts Station.

Ilona Webster’s mosaic work will be on display at the Arts Station later this month.
Over 900 people attended the Rod & Gun Club’s banquet dinner on Saturday night.

Rod & Gun club hosts annual dinner fundraiser

The Fernie Rod and Gun Club had their annual fundraiser on Apr. 30.

Over 900 people attended the Rod & Gun Club’s banquet dinner on Saturday night.
Bear-human conflicts are a concern in other municipalities also located in bear country.

Bear conflict management: garbage disposal

The third article in a series dedicate to bear management discusses garbage disposal in multiple communities located in bear country.

Bear-human conflicts are a concern in other municipalities also located in bear country.
The Elk Valley RFC played their first tournament games of the season over the weekend

Mini tournament kicks off the rugby season

On Apr. 30 the Elk Valley Bulls Rugby Football Club (RFC) hosted a mini tournament at the Fernie High School pitch.

The Elk Valley RFC played their first tournament games of the season over the weekend

RCMP released quaterly report

The Elk Valley RCMP released their 2015/16 Final Quartely Report, detailing the data collected over this year.

Bear/human conflict is an issue for many municipalities. Managing attractants in town can help reduce the chance of conflict.

Bear conflict management: non-garbage attractants

The third in a series of articles dedicated to bear management. This one focuses on non-garbage attractants.

Bear/human conflict is an issue for many municipalities. Managing attractants in town can help reduce the chance of conflict.
Shon Cottrill

Flex fundraiser to benefit paralympian

On Apr. 30, The Pub will be hosting the Flex’s Road to Rio Fundraiser.

Shon Cottrill

Teck reports 2016 first quarter financials

Mining company Teck released their first quarter financial results for January to March 2016.

Archer Dwight Vanderveen practicing for the outdoor competition season.

Local archer aims for success

After his first indoor competition season, Dwight Vanderveen is getting ready for outdoor archery competitions.

Archer Dwight Vanderveen practicing for the outdoor competition season.

Editorial – Earth Day

The editorial for April 21 focuses on Earth Day, an annual tradition.

Education and outreach is priority for many municipalities living in bear country.

Bear conflict management: education and outreach

The second is a series of articles dedicated to bear conflict management focuses on education and outreach in different municipalities.

Education and outreach is priority for many municipalities living in bear country.
The Elk Valley Rugby Club Bulls begin practicing in Fernie on May 1.

Elk Valley Rugby Club set to tackle another season

The Elk Valley Rugby Club (EVRFC) has just started this year’s outdoor training and is getting ready to start another season.

The Elk Valley Rugby Club Bulls begin practicing in Fernie on May 1.
There were many events for the young and young at heart at Elkford’s Volunteer Appreciation event

District of Elkford celebrates Volunteer Week

The Elkford Volunteer Appreciation event was a success on Apr. 16.

There were many events for the young and young at heart at Elkford’s Volunteer Appreciation event
Construction on the Fairy Creek pedestrian bridge officially began on Apr. 14. The FTA hopes it will be in operation by the summer.

Work begins on Fairy Creek pedestrian bridge

Construction of the Fairy Creek Trail bridge has begun, to provide people with a safer alternative than using the Highway 3 bridge.

Construction on the Fairy Creek pedestrian bridge officially began on Apr. 14. The FTA hopes it will be in operation by the summer.
Sparwood’s Taylor Marchi has the chance to win $5

Shooting for more kids in hockey

A Sparwood teen is in the riding to win a $5,000 prize toward her future university expenses. Daily voting is still open.

Sparwood’s Taylor Marchi has the chance to win $5
Fernie Mayor and Councillors addressed residents of Trinity Lodge on changes to the agreement with BC Housing on Apr. 11.

Changes to Trinity Lodge’s agreement with BC Housing

On Apr. 11, City of Fernie mayor and councillors met with the residents of Trinity Lodge.

Fernie Mayor and Councillors addressed residents of Trinity Lodge on changes to the agreement with BC Housing on Apr. 11.
Jim Johnson

Legion dart teams return for Command Playdown

The Fernie and Sparwood Legions sent three teams to the Comox 2016 BC/Yukon Command Darts Playdown over the first three days of April.

Jim Johnson