Leah Scheitel

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Fourth Phase in Fernie

On Oct. 2, The Fourth Phase, the latest Travis Rice snowboard flick, will be premiering at the Vogue Theatre.

  • Oct 2nd, 2016 4:00pm

Elkford open studio for Culture Days

As part of BC Culture Days, taking place from Sept. 30 until Oct. 2, Elkford artist Katherine Russell is opening her studio to the public.

  • Oct 2nd, 2016 3:00pm

Lovely Nights – Goodbye Fernie

My experience in the Elk Valley has been more than an extension of my journalism education.

  • Oct 2nd, 2016 3:00pm

Approved contract for public washrooms

Fernie City Council held a Special Meeting of Council an agenda item was the construction of public washrooms in Station Square.

  • Oct 2nd, 2016 3:00pm

Scenic Route to Alaska to play at The Northern

he Edmonton-based trio is embarking on their biggest tour yet, and Fernie is the first stop on the Canadian leg.

  • Oct 2nd, 2016 11:00am

Faces of the Valley – Gerry Pang

Gerry Pang was born on November 12, 1936 in Montreal, Quebec. He has since made his home here in Fernie.

  • Oct 2nd, 2016 9:00am

Gillbilly Festival celebrates fishing and music

Over the weekend of Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, the first annual Gillbilly Festival will be hosted in Fernie.

  • Oct 2nd, 2016 8:00am

Council tightens waste bylaw language

A report was made to clarify language in regards to the Waste Regulation Bylaw.

  • Oct 2nd, 2016 8:00am

Fernie Council approves two roofing upgrade projects

At the Sept. 12 Fernie City Council Meeting, Council approved two roofing repairs on City buildings.

  • Sep 23rd, 2016 8:00am

Face of the Valley – Fred Lightfoot

This week's Face of the Valley is Fred Lightfoot, who fell in love with the Elk Valley upon first sight.

  • Sep 22nd, 2016 4:00pm

Ribbon cut on the Fairy Creek pedestrian bridge

On Sept. 16, a crowd gathered at the Fairy Creek Bridge for a ribbon cutting ceremony in honour of the new infrastructure.

  • Sep 22nd, 2016 9:00am

Close call at Fairy Creek Bridge in Fernie

At approximately 6 a.m. on Sept. 19, the Elk Valley RCMP responded to an incident wherein a semi-truck went off of Highway 3.

  • Sep 21st, 2016 8:00pm

Noah Derksen returning to Fernie

Canadian indie musician Noah Derksen is returning to Fernie for a Saturday night performance at Infinitea.

  • Sep 21st, 2016 8:00am

Fernie Ghostriders go 1-1 in season openers

The Fernie Ghostriders started the regular 2016/17 season last weekend.

  • Sep 16th, 2016 6:00pm

Fernie Kids’ Triathlon sprints into sixth year

On Sept. 18, 150 kids will swim, bike and run for the Fernie Kids’ Triathlon.

  • Sep 16th, 2016 8:00am

Editorial – Fernie’s City Hall

This week's editorial focuses on the importance of asking questions to City Hall for a healthy democracy.

  • Sep 16th, 2016 8:00am

Face of the Valley – Mark Brown

Mark Brown has been the face of the Fernie Meat Market since he took it over from his father.

  • Sep 15th, 2016 1:00pm

Chautauqua celebrates heritage and culture

The Fernie Chautauqua took over the downtown core this weekend, for three days of events, including culture tours and the Fall Fair.

  • Sep 14th, 2016 4:00pm

Bear bins arrive in Fernie

On Sept. 12, a handful of new bear resistant garbage bins arrived in Fernie.

  • Sep 14th, 2016 3:00pm

Echo Nebraska to play in Fernie

Vancouver-based indie-rock band, Echo Nebraska, is touring Western Canada, including at stop at The Northern Bar and Stage.

  • Sep 9th, 2016 6:00pm