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Dawn Deydey said the ToolShare is continuously expanding and getting new tools. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)

Wildsight Elk Valley ToolShare program helps residents process local food

The ToolShare program offers Elk Valley residents a chance to process their own food at home

Dawn Deydey said the ToolShare is continuously expanding and getting new tools. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)
Sparwood youth archery participant. (Jacqueline Manderson)

Sparwood archery range opens at Sparwood Golf Club

The District of Sparwood announced the completion of a new archery range…

Sparwood youth archery participant. (Jacqueline Manderson)
Simon Piney said its an honour to be able to provide rescue and aid to those in need. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)

Simon Piney discusses Fernie SAR

The SAR manager talks about his 16 years with the team

Simon Piney said its an honour to be able to provide rescue and aid to those in need. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)
Fernie Search and Rescue found two lost backcountry motorists early Monday morning. File photo/The Free Press

Fernie SAR team is dedicated to helping the community

The SAR is made up of volunteers who just want to help their neighbours

Fernie Search and Rescue found two lost backcountry motorists early Monday morning. File photo/The Free Press
The city rescinded the advisory

City of Fernie rescinds water advisory

The City of Fernie has rescinded its Water Quality Advisory after testing…

The city rescinded the advisory
The Show N’ Shine is a place for auto enthusiasts to get together and enjoy and learn about everyone’s vehicles. (Image Courtesy of John Kent)

Show N’ Shine returns to Fernie thanks to Elk Valley Cruisers

The Elk Valley Cruisers have taken it over from the Chamber of Commerce

The Show N’ Shine is a place for auto enthusiasts to get together and enjoy and learn about everyone’s vehicles. (Image Courtesy of John Kent)
The City of Fernie is looking at the current short-term rental bylaw to see if adjustments are needed. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)

Short-term rentals in Fernie not so clear cut

The bylaw for short-term rentals isn’t being upheld according to one business owner

The City of Fernie is looking at the current short-term rental bylaw to see if adjustments are needed. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)
Parastone competed against the entire BC development industry to take home two awards. (Image courtesy of Parastone Developments)

Fernie’s Montane developer wins big at Georgie Awards

Parastone Developers took home two awards for their Yirri Cottages

Parastone competed against the entire BC development industry to take home two awards. (Image courtesy of Parastone Developments)
Heather Lavers recertified as a Registered Massage Therapist in BC this summer before deciding to open her business. (Image courtesy of Paige Mueller)

Fernie getting a new massage clinic in September

Momentum Massage Therapy will provide a range of treatments for everyone

Heather Lavers recertified as a Registered Massage Therapist in BC this summer before deciding to open her business. (Image courtesy of Paige Mueller)
Orlan Weber and Danielle Kiedyk won the tournament and got their names on the trophy. (Image courtesy of Bruce Elson)

40th Annual Tony Servello golf tournament

On August 12 the Fernie Golf Club hosted the tournament with 70 golfers

Orlan Weber and Danielle Kiedyk won the tournament and got their names on the trophy. (Image courtesy of Bruce Elson)
Duncan Maisels loves guide work and sharing his knowledge with other people. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)

Duncan Maisels explains guided hikes and why he does them

The Free Press chats with the Fernie Alpine Resort hiking guide about his job

Duncan Maisels loves guide work and sharing his knowledge with other people. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)
Image of Fernie city hall

City of Fernie issues boil water notice

The city is urging all residents to boil their water or use alternatives until further notice

Image of Fernie city hall
Guided hikes are making a return at the Fernie Alpine Resort. Pictured: One of the many popular mountain biking trails on the hill. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Fernie Alpine Resort resumes regular programming this summer

Following the ease of restrictions, Fernie Alpine Resort restarts outdoor programming

Guided hikes are making a return at the Fernie Alpine Resort. Pictured: One of the many popular mountain biking trails on the hill. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
The Business Excellence Awards will be held October 29, 2021 (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Fernie Business Excellence Awards hoping to return in person this year

The Chamber of Commerce is hoping to hold the event with a gala

The Business Excellence Awards will be held October 29, 2021 (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
A brilliant night sky arises over the bison paddock in Waterton Lakes National Park. Dark Sky Park certification will help preserve these views into the future. (Chinara Adhofer / Parks Canada)

Waterton-Glacier park turns out lights to recieve Dark Sky Park designation

The national parks are the first Dark Sky Park of its kind in the world

A brilliant night sky arises over the bison paddock in Waterton Lakes National Park. Dark Sky Park certification will help preserve these views into the future. (Chinara Adhofer / Parks Canada)
Tyler Palmer will join the Victoria Royals on the ice September 1. (Image courtesy of Shari Palmer)

Fernie native to join WHL with Victoria Royals

Tyler Palmer will hit the ice this season with the junior professional team

Tyler Palmer will join the Victoria Royals on the ice September 1. (Image courtesy of Shari Palmer)
Troy "Bubba" Cook will be the first to perform a concert in the Fernie Museum's gallery space. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)

Troy Cook to bring live music to Fernie Museum August 26

The concert will be the first in-person performance for Troy Cook since the pandemic hit

Troy "Bubba" Cook will be the first to perform a concert in the Fernie Museum's gallery space. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)
Tricia Clarke trained in Bali to teach yoga and has been doing so for seven years. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)

Yoga studio hopes to bring healing to Fernie

Tricia Clarke of Mantra Spirit Studio wants to empower the people of Fernie

Tricia Clarke trained in Bali to teach yoga and has been doing so for seven years. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)
The Vogue Theatre has had a great response since reopening six weeks ago. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Movies are back in Fernie with Vogue Theatre reopen

Vogue Theatre is open for business following their June 25 reopening

The Vogue Theatre has had a great response since reopening six weeks ago. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Graffito Pizza specializes in the italian Neapolitan style of pizza. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)

Graffito Pizza lights a fire in the pizza game in Fernie

Aileen Shipley brings wood fired pizza to the community

Graffito Pizza specializes in the italian Neapolitan style of pizza. (Jasper Myers / The Free Press)