Katie Smith

Singer-songwriter Ben Kunder plays at Infinitea on Oct. 1.

Folk-roots singer-songwriter making stop in Fernie

Singer-songwriter Ben Kunder will play in Fernie on Oct. 1 as part of his west coast tour.

Singer-songwriter Ben Kunder plays at Infinitea on Oct. 1.
Water boil in effect as of Sept. 23

Update: Boil order likely result of heavy rainfall

A representative of the City of Fernie said last week's heavy rainfall could be the reason for spike in in turbidity in water supply.

Water boil in effect as of Sept. 23
Kootenay-Columbia candidates: Bill Green (Green Party)

Election 2015: Candidates and the Temporary Foreign Worker program

Candidates from the Kootenay-Columbia riding share their parties' views about the TFW program.

Kootenay-Columbia candidates: Bill Green (Green Party)

Editorial: Communities rally for family of murdered Blairmore victims

When tragedy strikes in one small community, the impact is felt by many others.

Saretzky plea hearing adjourned

The plea hearing of the man accused of murdering two Blairmore residents earlier this month was adjourned until Sept. 30.

AMBER Alert is a critical tool for the RCMP.

AMBER Alert is an important tool for the RCMP

Information on how the AMBER Alert program works in light of the recent tragedy in Blairmore, Alta.

AMBER Alert is a critical tool for the RCMP.
Fernie residents gathered at Rotary Park on Sept. 16 to show their support for the murdered father and daughter from Blairmore.

Fernie held candlelight vigil for murder victims

Last week, close to 150 Fernie residents lit candles in memory of Terry Blanchette and his daughter Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette.

Fernie residents gathered at Rotary Park on Sept. 16 to show their support for the murdered father and daughter from Blairmore.
Kootenay-Columbia candidates: Bill Green (Green Party)

Election 2015: Candidates discuss proportional representation

The candidates for Kootenay-Columbia discuss their parties' position on electoral reform/proportional representation.

Kootenay-Columbia candidates: Bill Green (Green Party)
Textile artist Kate Moran shows her work recently featured in a magazine. Her pieces can be purchased at Freyja and online.

Textile artist grateful for Fernie community

Kate Moran creates unique wearable art pieces using a micro macrame style.

Textile artist Kate Moran shows her work recently featured in a magazine. Her pieces can be purchased at Freyja and online.

Editorial: Electoral reform/proportional representation

Canada needs to reform its electoral system to properly represent the multiple parties in Ottawa.

Crowsnest Pass RCMP Supt. Tony Hamori speaks to the media at a press conference in Blairmore

Man charged in Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette murder

Derek James Saretzky faces two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and her father Terry Blanchette.

Crowsnest Pass RCMP Supt. Tony Hamori speaks to the media at a press conference in Blairmore
Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette

Missing Blairmore girl’s body found

The Crowsnest Pass RCMP have found what they believe to be the body of the two-year-old toddler who went missing on Sept. 14.

Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette
Libertarian Party candidate Christina Yahn

Election 2015: Libertarian Party candidate Christina Yahn

Christina Yahn of Nelson is the Libertarian Party candidate for the Kootenay-Columbia riding.

Libertarian Party candidate Christina Yahn

Jemi Fibre logging near Fernie

The Fernie Trails Alliance will be closing a few trails for the next six weeks while logging takes place.

Editorial: Deadlines and the recession

Deadlines to get information into the paper; a look at Canada's most recent recession.

Regulatory changes made to angling management

Regulatory changes have been made to Kootenay angling management to protect high quality fishing areas.

Five parks in Sparwood are getting facelifts.

Sparwood parks getting new equipment

Five Sparwood parks will undergo renovations this fall with the installation of new playground equipment.

Five parks in Sparwood are getting facelifts.

New radio station on Fernie/Sparwood airwaves

A new adult-contemporary radio station will be going live on the air later this month.

This chart shows Overall Student Enrolment vs. French Immersion Student Enrolment in Southeast Kootenay (SD 5) between 2005-2015.

French immersion enrolment in Southeast Kootenay on the rise

More B.C. students than ever are taking French immersion at school; in this district, that number has nearly doubled over the past decade.

This chart shows Overall Student Enrolment vs. French Immersion Student Enrolment in Southeast Kootenay (SD 5) between 2005-2015.
College of the Rockies

Last tuition-free for adult upgrading program

Starting in January 2016, students looking to upgrade courses will now have to apply for grants, as the tuition-free model is being replaced

College of the Rockies