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District to fund Sparwood kindergym costs

Plus other District of Sparwood news

GALLERY: Fernie Alpine Resort hosts annual family carnival

Griz Kids Winter Carnival offers free games, activities for families; more events this weekend

Sierra Club, MLA clash over mining in the Elk Valley

Tom Shypitka, Sierra Club BC butt heads over petition opposing new mining activity in the Valley

Spring hockey program kicks off in Fernie

Elk River Bullies to host Kootenay Cup Exhibition Series in Fernie from April 12-14

Women Talk coming to Fernie

Local women, professional speakers to take the floor; plus win tickets to first Fernie event

Fernie Alpine Resort pulls plug on Slope Soaker

Popular end of season event cancelled due to conditions

UPDATE: Fernie Committee of the Whole approves $7m public works budget

Committee of the Whole to consider project design, bigger budget during special meeting Tuesday

Fernie arts council launches public art survey

Fernie residents can how have their say on a new mural planned for downtown

Elk River not at risk of flooding unless unseasonal weather returns

BC River Forecast Centre to issue next Snow Survey and Water Supply Bulletin on April 8

Fernie banked slalom a family affair

Dirty Dancer Banked Slalom at Fernie Alpine Resort attracts 150 entries, including many families

Fernie council approves permits for affordable housing projects

Plus five-year financial plan adopted; new machinery approved; and support for organics recovery

Big Bang Bagels opts out of disposable cups

A Fernie cafe is making the bold move away from disposable cups…

Teck mitigation plan changes cause concern in Elk Valley

Wildsight calls for action as water quality targets not met, treatment plants delayed

Fernie woman to represent Kootenay-Columbia riding in Parliament

McKinley Richards is one of 338 women chosen for the Daughters of the Vote program in Ottawa

UPDATE: South Country fire extinguished

BC Wildfire Service reports 1ha fire between near Jaffray; Province urges caution in dry conditions

Have your say in Sparwood’s zoning bylaw review

District of Sparwood launches online survey; plus other council news

GALLERY: Fernie hosts springtime rail jam

Skiers and snowboarders throw down tricks at the Raging Elk Kinky Rail Jam at Fernie Alpine Resort

Fernie artist explores en plein air painting

Many artists have explored the concept of en plein air painting but…

Sale of Elko dairy bar bittersweet for owner

Gordon Holmes reflects on 25 years at 3 & 93 Dairy Bar as he prepares to sell the iconic Elko business

Warm week a record breaker for Elk Valley

Unusually warm weather sets new records in Sparwood; more seasonal temperatures expected this week