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Fernie trails community gearing up for annual fundraiser

Fernie trails community gearing up for annual fundraiser

Trail Razr IV will be held at the Fernie Community Centre on Saturday, May 18

Fernie trails community gearing up for annual fundraiser
Cooking a lifelong passion for Fernie senior

Cooking a lifelong passion for Fernie senior

Fernie seniors club releases 60th anniversary cookbook; sales to raise funds for scholarship

Cooking a lifelong passion for Fernie senior
OPINION: Affordable housing project approval the right decision for Fernie

OPINION: Affordable housing project approval the right decision for Fernie

Fernie Family Housing Society’s North End Court development to help address housing crisis

OPINION: Affordable housing project approval the right decision for Fernie
Fernie affordable housing project gets green light

Fernie affordable housing project gets green light

Fernie Family Housing Society to proceed with 49-unit development after council approval

Fernie affordable housing project gets green light
Fernie spa, seniors club host “Day of Decadence”

Fernie spa, seniors club host “Day of Decadence”

Annual event raises $550 for scholarship fund

Fernie spa, seniors club host “Day of Decadence”
The Rocky Mountain Village Auxiliary Society prepares Mother’s Day gifts for residents. Pictured are Joanna Pitt, Gloria Blakey, Char Leffler, Diana Jones, Judy Harrold, Doreen Neidig and Rosa Rocca. Missing: Celia Roccamatisi.                                 Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press

Fernie auxiliary society gives back on Mother’s Day

Women at Rocky Mountain Village in Fernie will this year receive self care products

The Rocky Mountain Village Auxiliary Society prepares Mother’s Day gifts for residents. Pictured are Joanna Pitt, Gloria Blakey, Char Leffler, Diana Jones, Judy Harrold, Doreen Neidig and Rosa Rocca. Missing: Celia Roccamatisi.                                 Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press
New craft business makes market debut in Fernie

New craft business makes market debut in Fernie

Blast from the past: “Vintads” offers vintage magazine advertisements in custom built frames

New craft business makes market debut in Fernie
Sparwood hosts record community cleanup

Sparwood hosts record community cleanup

District of Sparwood celebrates record participation in annual cleanup

Sparwood hosts record community cleanup
Fernie ski hill community gets FireSmart

Fernie ski hill community gets FireSmart

Thunder Ridge is the latest community to join the national fire prevention program

Fernie ski hill community gets FireSmart
The Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School PAC has received $2363 through the East Kootenay Community Credit Union’s Community Cash Awards. Submitted

Funding boost for Sparwood playground project

Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School PAC named the winner of the Community Cash Awards

The Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School PAC has received $2363 through the East Kootenay Community Credit Union’s Community Cash Awards. Submitted
The Elko sawmill resumed operations on Monday, May 6 after a week-long curtailment. File photo

Elko sawmill resumes operations after week-long curtailment

153 hourly employees were affected by the temporary shutdown

The Elko sawmill resumed operations on Monday, May 6 after a week-long curtailment. File photo
Fernie FC. Submitted

Indoor soccer team represents Fernie in U.S.

Fernie FC travelled to Kalispell for the second annaul 406 Soccer Cup from April 13-14

Fernie FC. Submitted
UPDATE: Fernie Trails Alliance to restore trails affected by logging

UPDATE: Fernie Trails Alliance to restore trails affected by logging

FTA works to reopen Coal Creek Heritage Trail, Morrissey trails and Elk Valley Trail

UPDATE: Fernie Trails Alliance to restore trails affected by logging
Fernie Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Brad Parsell. Photo by Vinco Mo

New Chamber boss shares vision for Fernie

Brad Parsell joins the Fernie Chamber of Commerce after six years at Fernie Lodging Company

Fernie Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Brad Parsell. Photo by Vinco Mo
There are concerns about logging impacting trails and wildlife habitat in Fernie. Photo taken on Coal Creek Road. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

AKBLG endorses Fernie logging resolution

Resolutions call for stronger laws on private land logging; more local government consultation

There are concerns about logging impacting trails and wildlife habitat in Fernie. Photo taken on Coal Creek Road. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
District of Elkford nominated for national awards

District of Elkford nominated for national awards

District, CAO recognized for role in mining town liaison program

District of Elkford nominated for national awards
Elk Valley Dolphins fin-ish winter season on a high

Elk Valley Dolphins fin-ish winter season on a high

Swim club’s annual swim meet brings 300 athletes from across B.C., Alberta to Fernie

Elk Valley Dolphins fin-ish winter season on a high
Elkview Operations mine rescue team member Justin Surine delivers the closing words and prayer at the National Day of Mourning ceremony in Sparwood, Sunday. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press

Elk Valley mine worker’s death still painful for colleagues

Union, mine rescue team pay tribute to fallen colleague on the National Day of Mourning

Elkview Operations mine rescue team member Justin Surine delivers the closing words and prayer at the National Day of Mourning ceremony in Sparwood, Sunday. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press
Elk Valley pays tribute to fallen workers

Elk Valley pays tribute to fallen workers

Dedication to Fording River contractor Pat Dwyer unveiled at National Day of Mourning ceremony

Elk Valley pays tribute to fallen workers
GALLERY: Spring Fling raises over $13k for Elkford healthcare centre

GALLERY: Spring Fling raises over $13k for Elkford healthcare centre

The Elkford Health Care Centre has over $300,000 in medical equipment needs

GALLERY: Spring Fling raises over $13k for Elkford healthcare centre