Ezra Black

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 artistic collaboration at Infinitea

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

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.

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.

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.

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,

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.

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.

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.

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 snowboarder scores boarderstyle win

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

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.

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.’

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.

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.

Local is a world champ

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

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.