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The Fernie Golf Club is expected to open mid-May. File photo

Fernie Golf Club prepares to open mid-May

Elk Valley residents to enjoy a day of free golf with community day back by popular demand

The Fernie Golf Club is expected to open mid-May. File photo
B.C. communities mark National Day of Mourning

B.C. communities mark National Day of Mourning

In 2018, there were 131 work related deaths in B.C.

B.C. communities mark National Day of Mourning
There are concerns about logging impacting trails and habitat in Fernie. Photo taken on Coal Creek Road. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

AKBLG to consider Fernie resolution on private land logging

Resolution calls for same rules as Crown land; plus, who’s attending the 2019 AKBLG Convention

There are concerns about logging impacting trails and habitat in Fernie. Photo taken on Coal Creek Road. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
The Mile High Club will provide entertainment at the Spring Fling in Elkford on Saturday.  Submitted

Elkford to host Spring Fling this weekend

Event to raise funds for vital medical equipment at Elkford Health Care Centre

The Mile High Club will provide entertainment at the Spring Fling in Elkford on Saturday.  Submitted
Mainroad crews will commence snow removal operations as required. File photo

Elk Valley braces for late season snowfall

Up to 10cm of snow expected within 48 hours; motorists urged to prepare for deteriorating conditions

Mainroad crews will commence snow removal operations as required. File photo
A Karelian Bear Dog has been stolen from an Elko home. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Family dog stolen in Elko

Elk Valley RCMP appealing for information on missing pregnant Karelian bear dog

A Karelian Bear Dog has been stolen from an Elko home. Source: Wikimedia Commons
Fernie assisted living facility thanks volunteers

Fernie assisted living facility thanks volunteers

Rocky Mountain Village hosts volunteer appreciation lunch to mark National Volunteer Week

Fernie assisted living facility thanks volunteers
Fernie initiative to ramp up accessibility

Fernie initiative to ramp up accessibility

Donations, volunteers needed to build wooden ramps for 20 downtown Fernie stores

Fernie initiative to ramp up accessibility
The City of Fernie has adopted a new Youth Council Representative Policy. File photo

Youth representative to join Fernie council

New program open to Grade 11 and 12 students in greater Fernie area; plus other council news

The City of Fernie has adopted a new Youth Council Representative Policy. File photo
Gallery: Explosive finish to Fernie winter

Gallery: Explosive finish to Fernie winter

Skiers and snowboarders have ended the 2018/19 winter season on a high…

Gallery: Explosive finish to Fernie winter
Elk River Bullies vs. Lethbridge Rebels at Fernie Memorial Arena, Saturday. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press

Strong start to spring hockey season for Bullies

The Elk River Bullies have proven they have what it takes to…

Elk River Bullies vs. Lethbridge Rebels at Fernie Memorial Arena, Saturday. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press
Fernie Senior Citizens Club celebrates 60 years

Fernie Senior Citizens Club celebrates 60 years

A lot has changed at the Senior Citizens Club in 60 years…

Fernie Senior Citizens Club celebrates 60 years
There have been no changes to Teck pollution limits, according to the Province. File photo.

No changes to Teck pollution limits, says Province

The B.C. Ministry of Environment has moved to quash fears mining pollution…

There have been no changes to Teck pollution limits, according to the Province. File photo.
Elk Valley water monitoring program expanding

Elk Valley water monitoring program expanding

Elk River Alliance to monitor Boivin and Coal creeks based on community feedback

Elk Valley water monitoring program expanding
Daughters of the Vote eye opening for Fernie woman

Daughters of the Vote eye opening for Fernie woman

McKinley Richards reflects on leadership program and the protest that made national headlines

Daughters of the Vote eye opening for Fernie woman
The District of Sparwood will pay rental costs for the Sparwood Early Years Committee so that it can continue to offer a free kindergym program in Sparwood. File photo

District to fund Sparwood kindergym costs

Plus other District of Sparwood news

The District of Sparwood will pay rental costs for the Sparwood Early Years Committee so that it can continue to offer a free kindergym program in Sparwood. File photo
GALLERY: Fernie Alpine Resort hosts annual family carnival

GALLERY: Fernie Alpine Resort hosts annual family carnival

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

GALLERY: Fernie Alpine Resort hosts annual family carnival
Sierra Club, MLA clash over mining in the Elk Valley

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

Sierra Club, MLA clash over mining in the Elk Valley
The newly formed spring youth hockey team, Elk River Bullies, outside the Fernie Memorial Arena on Monday. Submitted

Spring hockey program kicks off in Fernie

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

The newly formed spring youth hockey team, Elk River Bullies, outside the Fernie Memorial Arena on Monday. Submitted
Anglican church minister Reverend Andrea Brennan is among four local women who will present at Fernie’s first Women Talk conference on Saturday.  Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Women Talk coming to Fernie

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

Anglican church minister Reverend Andrea Brennan is among four local women who will present at Fernie’s first Women Talk conference on Saturday.  Phil McLachlan/The Free Press