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The Joan Delich Kindergym Society celebrated its 30th anniversary Friday morning.

Fernie Kindergym celebrates 30 years

The Joan Delich Kindergym Society celebrated its 30th anniversary this morning with a party and fundraiser.

The Joan Delich Kindergym Society celebrated its 30th anniversary Friday morning.
A Fire Centre crew works on an area similar to land in Elkford that will undergo a fuel management burn next week.

Fuel management burn planned for Elkford

Elkford residents may notice burning in the south end of the community next week, but don't worry about calling the fire department.

A Fire Centre crew works on an area similar to land in Elkford that will undergo a fuel management burn next week.
Brooke Malakoff will be co-hosting the BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend Telethon.

Fernie girl to co-host Global’s Miracle Weekend Telethon

Fernie local Brooke Malakoff is co-hosting the BC Children's Hospital's Miracle Weekend Telethon.

Brooke Malakoff will be co-hosting the BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend Telethon.
The BC River Forecast has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for the Elk River in Fernie.

High Streamflow Advisory issued for East Kootenays

The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory in the East and West Kootenays.

The BC River Forecast has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for the Elk River in Fernie.
The update to Fernie's Official Community Plan is complete.

Fernie finalizes Official Community Plan

After almost two years of planning, updating, and consultation, the update to Fernie’s Official Community Plan is complete

The update to Fernie's Official Community Plan is complete.

Editorial: A wildlife awareness refresher

Spring has sprung in the Elk Valley. And what says spring more than the arrival of newly born wildlife...

Fernie council has initiated a boundary extension process that will incorporate West Fernie into the city if they receive the consent of West Fernie property owners.

Council moves forward with incorporating West Fernie into the city

Fernie council has initiated a boundary extension process that will incorporate West Fernie into the city.

Fernie council has initiated a boundary extension process that will incorporate West Fernie into the city if they receive the consent of West Fernie property owners.
Isabella Dicken Elementary School students took part in the school’s first Literacy Fair.

IDES kids celebrate literacy

Students at Isabella Dicken Elementary School showed off their love of reading at the school's first ever Literacy Fair.

Isabella Dicken Elementary School students took part in the school’s first Literacy Fair.
Five Fernie women are fundraising to participate in the Freedom Climb in Colorado this July.

Eat, drink, paint!

75 women enjoyed an evening at The Arts Station to raise funds for five Fernie women participating in the Freedom Climb.

Five Fernie women are fundraising to participate in the Freedom Climb in Colorado this July.

Editorial: Mining Week 2014

Mining Week 2014 is happening from May 11 to 17, and you bet we're honouring it in the Elk Valley.

From left: Fernie Secondary students Jodi Stemberger and Leah Heavey competed in the provincial French Speaking Contest on May 3.

French speaking FSS students compete

Two Fernie Secondary School students recently travelled to the Lower Mainland to compete in a French Speaking Contest.

From left: Fernie Secondary students Jodi Stemberger and Leah Heavey competed in the provincial French Speaking Contest on May 3.
Mine rescue and first aid teams competed at the East Kootenay Zone Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition at Rayco Steel in Sparwood on Saturday

First aid and mine rescue skills on display at Zone Competition

First aid and surface mine rescue teams showed off their high safety standards and skills on Saturday, May 10.

Mine rescue and first aid teams competed at the East Kootenay Zone Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition at Rayco Steel in Sparwood on Saturday

Teck provides update and gathers feedback on Water Quality Plan

The second consultation phase for Teck’s Elk Valley Water Quality Plan is complete.

An Out of the Box submission by Pamm Ciupa.

Out of the Box artists announced

The City of Fernie and the Beautification Committee have announced the artists chosen for Out of the Box: A Dumpster Art Project.

An Out of the Box submission by Pamm Ciupa.

Elk Valley waste could be redirected to Cranbrook

The fate of the Elk Valley's solid waste is up in the air.

City allows rezoning despite public concern

The City of Fernie voted on Monday, April 28 to rezone a property located at 200 Burma Road, allowing for development.

Sparky the Fire Dog welcomes all to the Emergency Preparedness Fair at the Fernie Community Centre on Thursday

Fernie hosts Emergency Preparedness Fair

The City of Fernie is hosting an Emergency Preparedness Fair at the Community Centre today.

Sparky the Fire Dog welcomes all to the Emergency Preparedness Fair at the Fernie Community Centre on Thursday
The District of Elkford will receive $2

Flood mitigation funding for Elkford

Elkford residents will soon be safer from flooding thanks to $2,381,000 that will upgrade Boivin Creek.

The District of Elkford will receive $2
Guests enjoyed Isabella Dicken's Spring Tea on Wednesday

Afternoon tea at Isabella Dicken

Eager parents, family members, and friends arrived for the Isabella Dicken Spring Tea this afternoon.

Guests enjoyed Isabella Dicken's Spring Tea on Wednesday
This year's Wapiti Music Festival lineup will include The Strumbellas.

Wapiti lineup announced

The lineup for the fourth annual Wapiti Music Festival was unveiled Thursday morning and includes July Talk, Zeus, and The Strumbellas.

This year's Wapiti Music Festival lineup will include The Strumbellas.