Ezra Black

ESS needs volunteers

Fernie's recent record-breaking blizzard, showed that the City of Fernie’s Emergency Social Services (ESS) program is in need of volunteers.

Local skiers placed extremely well in the three-day event which concluded Feb. 12.

Junior Freeski competition highlights local talent

Fernie Alpine Resort hosted an International Freeskiing Association (IFSA) Junior Freeski Series event.

Local skiers placed extremely well in the three-day event which concluded Feb. 12.
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Conservationists call for halt to mining expansion

In response to a fish kill, conservation groups are asking the government to halt the expansion of the Elk Valley’s coal industry.

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The Fernie Ghostriders won one of two games over the past weekend beating the Spokane Chiefs in convincing fashion. Riders’ goalie Brandon Youngson earned a shutout. Unfortunately they were out hustled the following night by the Nelson Leafs.  The Riders will be wrapping up the regular season with a Friday night game at the Sparwood Arena and a Sunday night game back home at the Fernie Memorial Arena this weekend.

Fernie forechecks its way to a win

Fernie’s forechecking was red-hot Friday but fizzled Saturday as the Riders earned two of a possible four points over the weekend.

The Fernie Ghostriders won one of two games over the past weekend beating the Spokane Chiefs in convincing fashion. Riders’ goalie Brandon Youngson earned a shutout. Unfortunately they were out hustled the following night by the Nelson Leafs.  The Riders will be wrapping up the regular season with a Friday night game at the Sparwood Arena and a Sunday night game back home at the Fernie Memorial Arena this weekend.

Kootenay’s introduce charge stations

Kootenays regional districts collaborating on a $1 million initiative to build a network of electric vehicle charging stations.

Elk Valley grows local

Even with a green thumb, it can be a challenge to grow food in the cold climate of the Kootenays.

The price of coking coal has been dropping from 2016's multi-year high of over US$300 per tonne.

Teck stocks mirror the rise and fall of coal

Last year saw a spectacular rise in the value of steelmaking coal but the price has sagged in the first months of 2017.

The price of coking coal has been dropping from 2016's multi-year high of over US$300 per tonne.
Elk Valley residents attended a candlelight vigil to commemorate the victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting.

Fernie hosts vigil in honour of mosque shooting victims

About 30 Elk Valley residents made a show of support for the victims of the shooting at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec.

Elk Valley residents attended a candlelight vigil to commemorate the victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting.

Quebec mosque shooting should be a wake-up call

As a diverse future beckons, Canadians need more intercultural dialogue to address undercurrents of intolerance.

Fernie's population stats over the last 21 years.

Fernie’s population exceeds 5,000, policing costs to increase

Fernie’s population has surpassed 5,000, which could mean an 18 per cent tax increase, says CAO Norm McInnis.

Fernie's population stats over the last 21 years.
Drive BC is reporting that Highway 3 remains closed from Sparwood to Crowsnest Pass from Elko to 10 kilometers west of Fernie.

Elk Valley digging out after record breaking snowfall

Traffic is once again flowing along Highway 3 after it was blocked up at both ends of the Elk Valley by a record setting snowfall.

Drive BC is reporting that Highway 3 remains closed from Sparwood to Crowsnest Pass from Elko to 10 kilometers west of Fernie.