Kimberley Vlasic

UPDATE: Notices, warnings issued after bear destroyed in Fernie

Two-year-old female bear euthanized after becoming human food conditioned, habituated

GALLERY: Fernie BBQ Chef Challenge off to a sizzling start

Elkford man wins amateur category and People’s Choice Award; The Chopstick Truck named best pro

How should the Elk Valley’s private forests be managed?

About 818,000ha of private land in B.C. is managed under the Private Managed Forest Land Program

UPDATE: Black bear confused with grizzly, still in Park Lane area

Residents have been urged not to approach the bear and cub, which were in the Park Lane area Monday

Sparwood coal mine to expand in October

Baldy Ridge Extension to extend life of EVO until 2045, increase the disturbance area by 862ha

Strong volleyball culture contributes to Fernie club’s success

Three youth teams make nationals; club to introduce outdoor volleyball this summer

New program to get Elk Valley youth into workforce

Elk Valley once again facing labour shortage with over 150 job vacancies

Sparwood Mayor resigns from Teck

David Wilks resigns from Teck Coal over a perceived conflict of interest

CanWel takes Fernie students tree planting

Fernie Secondary class learns about reforestation; CanWel responds to AKBLG resolutions

B.C. ministry clears up confusion on private land logging regulations

Private land and private managed forest land – what’s the difference?

Elk Valley loggers compliant: Managed Forest Council

Council finds no evidence of non-compliance after two complaints about logging in the Elk Valley

Sparwood residents warned of mine blast

The blast at Elkview Operations is expected to be visible from the Sparwood community

Community spirit saves Sparwood’s Coal Miner Days

Volunteers still needed to help run event, which will be held from June 3-9 at various locations

Fernie barbecue chef challenge this weekend

May 26 cook off to showcase local talent and produce, while raising funds for Fernie Rotoary

GALLERY: “Spectacular” start to Fernie golfing season

Fernie Golf Club gearing up for Community Day on June 9

GALLERY: Fernie hosts mine rescue competition

Fording River, Line Creek mine rescue teams off to provincials after placing first and second

City of Fernie to hold referendum for multi-purpose centre loan

Council opts for assent voting after petition calling for a referendum garners over 500 signatures

UPDATE: Aggressive coyote moves to Sparwood

Residents urged not to feed or approach the animal

Cannabis yoga a budding trend in Fernie

Yoga studio, cannabis educator team up to offer Fernie’s first cannabis yoga classes from May 17

Galloway Lumber mill workers laid off as business changes ownership

Union working with new owner to get employees back on the job