Ezra Black

An average yearly snowfall of about 12 metres has made Island Lake Lodge a world famous cat skiing destination.

Oceans of powder at Island Lake Lodge

Island Lake Lodge has been offering serious powder hounds thousands of acres of steep terrain and deep snow for almost 30 years.

An average yearly snowfall of about 12 metres has made Island Lake Lodge a world famous cat skiing destination.
Artist Erica Teulon guiding the creative process at Infinitea’s Bass Canvas event.

An artistic collaboration at Infinitea

On March 25, music and painting were combined to produce an abundance of sensorial stimulation at Infinitea T-Bar & Boutique.

Artist Erica Teulon guiding the creative process at Infinitea’s Bass Canvas event.
“I met them all

Fernie resident pens novel on lessons learned in jail

Daniel Dufresne was a film student at the University of Toronto. Then he went to jail after crashing his pickup truck into a police station.

“I met them all
The Arts Station in Station Square

Committee on a mission to keep Fernie looking beautiful

The beautification committee was formed when Mayor Mary Giuliano wanted to decorate main street with hanging flowerpots.

The Arts Station in Station Square

Province to form new wildlife conservation agency

A new conservation agency is to be formed in the fall of this year using funds from the sale of hunting licences.

Jeff Demaniuk

Passing the torch to a new brewmaster

Fernie Brewing Company lost a key part of its team when brewmaster Gord Demaniuk passed away but his legacy survives thanks to his son,

Jeff Demaniuk
Fernie Brewing Company business manager Lenka Hawrys

Fernie Brewing Company recieves $75,000 grant

After recieving $75,000 from the Province, the Fernie Brewing Company will be increasing the size of their warehouse by 3000-square feet.

Fernie Brewing Company business manager Lenka Hawrys
Patti Leishman resided in Fernie for over 20 years.

Patti Leishman returns to Fernie

Patti Leishman presented her one night only art show “My Outside Voice” at Inside Out Fernie Wellness on March 18.

Patti Leishman resided in Fernie for over 20 years.
Montreal-born Vancouver musician Andrea Superstein.

Andrea Superstein gets intimate

Andrea Superstein played an intimate show at The Arts Station last Wednesday along with drummer Nino DiPasquale and pianist Jen Lewin.

Montreal-born Vancouver musician Andrea Superstein.

Elk Valley Gymnastics Club needs space

For over a year the Elk Valley Gymnastics Club (EVGC) has been holding classes in what was once the Max Turyk Elementary School library.

MLAs push to keep Jumbo Wild

A controversial ski resort is before the courts but thousands are still agitating to keep Jumbo wild.

Efforts underway to assist elk and deer until springtime

On March 11, Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett announced the province was investing $40,000 to feed wild ungulates.

Fernie resident Chris Bradley earned a spot at the tour’s final stop at Whistler Blackcomb.

Fernie snowboarder scores boarderstyle win

Racing four at a time, 32 men and 12 women qualified for the Monster Energy Boarderstyle finals.

Fernie resident Chris Bradley earned a spot at the tour’s final stop at Whistler Blackcomb.
The FSS Ski and Snowboard Team placed third at the 2017 BC Alpine High School Championships.

FSS Ski and Snowboard Team places third at provincials

The Fernie Secondary School (FSS) Ski and Snowboard Team did extremely well at the 2017 BC Alpine High School Championships.

The FSS Ski and Snowboard Team placed third at the 2017 BC Alpine High School Championships.
On March 11

Sparwood Skating Club wows the crowd at end of season show

Fifty-seven skaters performed at the Sparwood Skating Club’s end-of-season show called ‘Strong and Free.’

On March 11
Internees and guards at the Morrissey camp in 1915.

Investigating the Morrissey internment camp

A former police officer is investigating how "enemy aliens" were exploited for financial gain right here in the Elk Valley.

Internees and guards at the Morrissey camp in 1915.

Heaven’s Gate requests support from council

On Feb. 27, Fernie council members heard a presentation from Heaven's Gate supporters, Craig McLeod and Roi Bannerman.

Community theatre project Under the Big Top

Heart and Soul Dance and Theatre Collective are offering an opportunity for Elk Valley youth to take centre stage.

Heidi Farmer was tearing it up at the Freeride World Championships in Andorra last month.

Local is a world champ

Fernie resident Heidi Farmer won the snowboarding competition at the 2017 Junior Freeride World Championships in Andorra last month.

Heidi Farmer was tearing it up at the Freeride World Championships in Andorra last month.
Yukon Blonde performed to a rocking crowd last Friday night.

Griz Days hosts Yukon Blonde concert

Yukon Blonde, a five-piece West Coast indie rock band tore up the stage at a free outdoor concert at Station Square on March 4.

Yukon Blonde performed to a rocking crowd last Friday night.