Leah Scheitel

Shyanne Osmond with the 12 doctors who reviewed her case last week. All of the doctors recommended Shyanne receive medical treatment in Boston from now on.

Shyanne Osmond to receive medical treatment in Boston

Shyanne Osmond has learned to smile through adversity.

Shyanne Osmond with the 12 doctors who reviewed her case last week. All of the doctors recommended Shyanne receive medical treatment in Boston from now on.
A refugee family from Liberia arrived at the Canadian Rockies International Airport on Friday afternoon. The family is happy to start their life in Fernie.

Fernie welcomes refugee family from Liberia

Fernie Friends of Refugees welcomed the family of 11 from Liberia at the Canadian Rockies International Airport on Friday afternoon.

A refugee family from Liberia arrived at the Canadian Rockies International Airport on Friday afternoon. The family is happy to start their life in Fernie.

Fernie City Council to receive wage increase

Fernie city councillors and mayor will be receiving more money for their duties come July.

The City of Fernie voted in favour of a bylaw amendment prohibiting garbage from being left on curbs in plastic bags.

Bylaw amendment prohibits plastic bags for garbage pickup

At the Apr. 25 regular council meeting, Fernie City Council voted in favour of a bylaw amendment in regards to waste management.

The City of Fernie voted in favour of a bylaw amendment prohibiting garbage from being left on curbs in plastic bags.
Roberts Hall

Musical duo Roberts Hall to play in Fernie

Musical duo Roberts Hall are bringing their alt-folk sound to Fernie and will be playing at Infinitea on Apr. 29.

Roberts Hall

Policing costs to increase if population exceeds 5,000

The 2016 Census will soon be underway and residents of Fernie stand to be financially impacted by the results.

Minister of Education

Minister of Education tours elementary school

The Minister of Education, Mike Bernier, toured Isabella Dicken Elementary School (IDES) on Monday morning.

Minister of Education
Dylan Siggers and Josh McSkimming of the Burrrlapz crew won best video at the Fernie 4 Film Fest

Local film crew wins big at Fernie 4

The Burrrlapz film crew got its start by lapping the Bear Chair at Fernie Alpine Resort (FAR).

Dylan Siggers and Josh McSkimming of the Burrrlapz crew won best video at the Fernie 4 Film Fest
Leonard Polak

Sparwood students host dinner for residents of Lilac Terrace

Sparwood Secondary School’s leadership class hosted a dinner for the residents of Lilac Terrace.

Leonard Polak
Amanda Truscott will be holding a workshop dedicated to demolishing creative blocks.

How to demolish creative blocks workshop

A workshop dedicated to battling creative blocks and hindrances will be hosted in Fernie on Apr. 23.

Amanda Truscott will be holding a workshop dedicated to demolishing creative blocks.

City Council debates bear attractant issue

The issue of bears was a hotly debated topic among City of Fernie councillors at the Apr. 11 Committee of the Whole meeting.

Ferie City Council update

A recap of the Fernie’s City Council meeting on Apr. 11.

Bears have been venturing more and more into city limits

A conversation with WildSafe BC coordinator Kathy Murray

WildSafe BC community coordinator, Kathy Murray, shares her thoughts on the upcoming season.

Bears have been venturing more and more into city limits

Chamber of Commerce: Airbnb the largest providers of rental rooms in Fernie

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is hoping to educate the public on Airbnb and other online rental accommodation services.

Bev Delyea addressed the crowd of at least 60 people at the Canadian Cancer Society’s fundraising event on Mar. 31. The event was in honour of the start of Daffodil Month

Fashion show fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society

On Mar. 31, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) held a fundraiser at the Seniors Drop In Centre in Fernie.

Bev Delyea addressed the crowd of at least 60 people at the Canadian Cancer Society’s fundraising event on Mar. 31. The event was in honour of the start of Daffodil Month
Above: the proposed development process for the West Fernie Servicing and Restructure Upgrades project. Development started this week on Mill Avenue. Dawson Contructions

Ground breaks on West Fernie upgrading project

After nine years of work on the West Fernie Servicing and Restructure upgrade project, ground was broken and construction began this week.

Above: the proposed development process for the West Fernie Servicing and Restructure Upgrades project. Development started this week on Mill Avenue. Dawson Contructions
From left to right: Angie Abdou

Season finale Booked! event features CBC personality

The Booked! Writers series is coming to an end, but it could be argued that organizer Angie Abdou has saved the best for last.

From left to right: Angie Abdou
Saskatoon-based quartet

Good clean fun coming to Fernie

Rosie and the Riveters are bringing their good, clean fun to Fernie, playing at the Arts Station on Apr. 7.

Saskatoon-based quartet

An update from Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher

District of Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher highlights what has been keeping City Council busy.

Fernie resident looking for an off-leash compromise

The debate over off-leash dogs in Fernie is not a new problem for City Council.