Leah Scheitel

Provincial NDP leader

Provincial NDP leader tours Elk Valley

The leader of the B.C. NDP party, John Horgan, toured the East Kootenay in late February.

Provincial NDP leader
Musician John Wort Hannam

Juno-nominated musician to play at Clawhammer Press

Juno-nominated musician, John Wort Hannam, has made a niche for himself by focusing on the storytelling in his music.

Musician John Wort Hannam

Bennett: MSP changes benefit seniors

Kootenay-East MLA Bill Bennett says that more people stand to benefit from Medical Services Plan premiums.

Spring weather predictions

As February came to a slushy close, many people are looking forward to spring and wondering what kind of weather it will bring with it.

Acupuncturist Laurie Sibbeston is taking new clients at Sparwood Chiropractic.

Sparwood Chiropractic welcomes acupuncturist

Laurie Sibbeston, a registered acupuncturist, is joining the team at Sparwood Chiropractic.

Acupuncturist Laurie Sibbeston is taking new clients at Sparwood Chiropractic.

RDEK process focuses on sewage ponds

The RDEK is using an alternative approval process to determine if the electors are in favour of changes to the Hosmer Septage Ponds.

Church raising funds to sponsor refugee family

The Holy Family Perish is hosting a pledge weekend in support of their efforts to sponsor a Syrian refugee family.

Tanglefoot Veterinarian Services plans to open a clinic in Fernie to service cats

Tanglefoot to open vet clinic in Fernie

Tanglefoot Veterinary Services announced their plans to open a clinic in Fernie this upcoming summer.

Tanglefoot Veterinarian Services plans to open a clinic in Fernie to service cats
Mat the Alien

All vinyl DJ set to spin at the Northern

A group of DJs are bringing a classic style to Fernie on Mar. 5 as part of the 7 Inches of Pleasure tour.

Mat the Alien

Editorial on Housing in the Elk Valley

The Editorial for Feb. 25 discusses the issue of housing in the Elk Valley, especially for young professionals and families.

City Hall’s front window was damaged after a reported break and enter early Saturday morning.

City Hall broken into over weekend

The Elk Valley RCMP reported a break and enter occurred at Fernie’s City Hall early Saturday morning.

City Hall’s front window was damaged after a reported break and enter early Saturday morning.
Lacrosse professional Naomi Walser taught a tutorial to students at Sparwood Secondary School last Thursday morning.

Lacrosse professional shares tips with Elk Valley students

Last week, lacrosse professional Naomi Walser visited both Elkford and Sparwood, sharing her technique and stories with students.

Lacrosse professional Naomi Walser taught a tutorial to students at Sparwood Secondary School last Thursday morning.

Province tightens impaired driving regulations

The province recently introduced new regulations that harden the consequences for impaired driving in B.C.

Folk artist Annie Lou and her band will play at Clawhammer Press on Feb. 23 at 8 p.m.

Folk artist to play at Clawhammer Press

Canadian folk artist Annie Lou will be playing at Clawhammer Press on Feb. 23.

Folk artist Annie Lou and her band will play at Clawhammer Press on Feb. 23 at 8 p.m.

Editorial – Hard News

The editorial for Feb. 18 discuss tragedies in small communities and its affect on people, including families and journalists.

The Fernie Mountain Film Festival returns for its 10th year this weekend.

Fernie Mountain Film Festival celebrates its 10th year

The Fernie Mountain Film Festival is back for another year and is celebrating its 10th birthday.

The Fernie Mountain Film Festival returns for its 10th year this weekend.

Fire crews respond to fire at Silver Rock

At approximately 6 a.m., fire crews responded to a fire at the Silver Rock Condominiums in Fernie.

Public invited to see the new ICU upgrades at EKRH

The public is invited to tour the new intensive care unit (ICU) at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

Ghostrider Alex Cheveldave takes a shot against the Columbia Valley Rockies on Friday night. The team came out on top

Ghostriders fall flat

As the Ghostriders’ regular season is in it’s final stages, the team seems to have lost some energy.

Ghostrider Alex Cheveldave takes a shot against the Columbia Valley Rockies on Friday night. The team came out on top
Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett.

Bill Bennett speaks in favour of provincial budget

On Feb. 17, Kootenay East MLA and Minister of Energy and Mines, Bill Bennett, spoke on the Liberal government's 2016 budget.

Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett.