Leah Scheitel

Tristen Perras

Jewelry designer inspired by the Elk Valley

What started as an arts and crafts hobby back in her hometown of Winnipeg has grown into a successful part time business for Tristen Perras.

Tristen Perras

Council passes motion to upgrade to bear resistant containers

At the June 13 Committee of the Whole meeting, Kathy Murray addressed Fernie Council in regards to communal bear resistant bins.

Editorial – LGBTQ support

In wake of Sunday morning's shootings in Orlando, this week's editorial discuss supporting the LGBTQ community.

District of Elkford Councillors Steve Fairbairn and Mandy McGregor plant a tree near Josephine Falls while Jemi Fibres’ Mike Jenks and Andrew McCuaig supervise

Jemi Fibre reforests land throughout the Elk Valley

2016 marked the first year of reforestation by Jemi Fibre, including cutblocks throughout the Elk Valley.

District of Elkford Councillors Steve Fairbairn and Mandy McGregor plant a tree near Josephine Falls while Jemi Fibres’ Mike Jenks and Andrew McCuaig supervise
Despite minor delays

RDEK updates public on West Fernie construction

At a Town Hall meeting on June 6, the RDEK spoke to many topics of concern to the residents of Electoral Area A.

Despite minor delays

Province to give funding to SAR operations

On June 8, the provincial government announced its intention to invest in Search and Rescue (SAR) operations across British Columbia.

Mary Menduk’s collection of poems will be celebrated at a launch party at the Arts Station on June 15.

Local artist showcases new book of poems

Mary Menduk, is releasing a book of poetry this month.

Mary Menduk’s collection of poems will be celebrated at a launch party at the Arts Station on June 15.

Museum exhibit celebrates the Elk River

On June 17, the Fernie Museum is opening their next exhibit, Currents, which is described as an artistic exploration of the Elk River.

After three weeks of renovations

Chocolate changes at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

After closing for three weeks of renovations, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF) is again open to the public.

After three weeks of renovations

Dog park open house

On June 2, the Fernie Pets Society hosted an open house regarding the proposed off-leash dog park in the Ridgemont neighbourhood.

Elkford triathlon a success

Approximately 85 athletes woke early on Sunday morning to participate in the annual Elkford Triathlon.

Editorial – Wildfire education

This week's editorial discusses the wildfire preparedness resources available in Fernie.

Emergency Social Services in Fernie

As legislated by the provincial government, Fernie has an active emergency social services (ESS) program.

Randy Cameron was recognized as RDEK Electoral A Volunteer of the Year by Area A Director Mike Sosnowski on Monday evening.

RDEK Area A Volunteer of the Year award

On June 6, the RDEK held a town hall meeting at the Fernie Family Centre to address the residents of Electoral Area A.

Randy Cameron was recognized as RDEK Electoral A Volunteer of the Year by Area A Director Mike Sosnowski on Monday evening.

Bylaw office releases quarterly report

The City of Fernie bylaw officer has released the Bylaw Services Report, detailing activities from December to March.

Patty Sonntag

Ex-Fernie resident wins top journalism award

Patti Sonntag has ventured far from her Fernie roots, but has not forgotten them.

Patty Sonntag

Campfire regulations in effect throughout province

Recently the Ministry has released regulations regarding campfires as warmer temperatures have more people venturing outside.

Editorial – Bylaws and bears

This week's editorial discusses bylaw enforcement within the City of Fernie.

The River View Farmers Market will be open this summer in Elkford.

River View Farmers Market to open in Elkford

Residents of Elkford will have a new farmers market to explore this summer, as the River View Farmers Market is set to open.

The River View Farmers Market will be open this summer in Elkford.

City lease rates at Max Turyk Community Centre

The City of Fernie has issued a statement regarding lease rates at the Max Turyk Community Centre.