Leah Scheitel

Fourth Phase in Fernie

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

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.

Russell will have her studio open as a part of Culture Days

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.

Russell will have her studio open as a part of Culture Days

Lovely Nights – Goodbye Fernie

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

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.

Gerry Pang is this weeks Faces of the Valley.

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.

Gerry Pang is this weeks Faces of the Valley.

Council tightens waste bylaw language

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

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.

Fernie City Hall.

Fernie Council approves two roofing upgrade projects

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

Fernie City Hall.
Fred Lightfoot in his home in Hosmer

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.

Fred Lightfoot in his home in Hosmer
Fernie Trails Alliance President Terry Nelson

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.

Fernie Trails Alliance President Terry Nelson
A semi-truck collided into Fairy Creek

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.

A semi-truck collided into Fairy Creek
Vancouver-based indie artist Noah Derksen is returning to Fernie for a show at Infinitea on Sept. 24.

Noah Derksen returning to Fernie

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

Vancouver-based indie artist Noah Derksen is returning to Fernie for a show at Infinitea on Sept. 24.
Mike Dyck gets ready to break out of the Ghostriders end in their game against the Columbia Valley Rockies where they lost 3-1.

Fernie Ghostriders go 1-1 in season openers

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

Mike Dyck gets ready to break out of the Ghostriders end in their game against the Columbia Valley Rockies where they lost 3-1.

Editorial – Fernie’s City Hall

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

A young participant gets out of the water at the 2015 Fernie Kids Triathlon.

Fernie Kids’ Triathlon sprints into sixth year

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

A young participant gets out of the water at the 2015 Fernie Kids Triathlon.
Mark Brown is the third in a line of butchers.

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.

Mark Brown is the third in a line of butchers.
The Feast and Fest was a highlight of the weekend featuring local produce prepared by chef Barry Elliott.

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.

The Feast and Fest was a highlight of the weekend featuring local produce prepared by chef Barry Elliott.
WildSafe BC Coordinator Kathy Murray in front of one of the new bear resistant garbage bins. Any bins featuring the bear sticker are available for public use. Murray says this provides residents of Fernie a great option to dispose of their garbage between collection days.

Bear bins arrive in Fernie

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

WildSafe BC Coordinator Kathy Murray in front of one of the new bear resistant garbage bins. Any bins featuring the bear sticker are available for public use. Murray says this provides residents of Fernie a great option to dispose of their garbage between collection days.
Echo Nebraska will play at The Northern Bar and Stage on Sept. 17.

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.

Echo Nebraska will play at The Northern Bar and Stage on Sept. 17.