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The Fernie Oldtimers hockey team competed at a tournament in Whitefish

Oldtimers finish third

The Fernie Oldtimers gave it their all at an international hockey tournament in Whitefish, Montana last weekend.

The Fernie Oldtimers hockey team competed at a tournament in Whitefish
Canadian comic Lorne Elliott will perform his one man show at The Arts Station on Saturday night.

Canadian comic comes to Fernie

Canadian humourist, storyteller, musician, and playwright Lorne Elliott is bringing his show of comedy and musical theatre to Fernie.

Canadian comic Lorne Elliott will perform his one man show at The Arts Station on Saturday night.

Disaster Financial Assistance available for RDEK residents

Disaster Financial Assistance will be available for qualified residents and property owners in the Regional District of East Kootenay.

'Siddharth' is playing at the Vogue Theatre in Fernie on Monday

An indie Indian flick

Indie Films Fernie is proud to present the Canadian/Indian heart-wrenching movie "Siddharth".

'Siddharth' is playing at the Vogue Theatre in Fernie on Monday
After reaching a grand total of $510

A special donation

During the Sochi Winter Olympics, Rocky Mountain Optometry ran a fundraising campaign for the Special Olympics.

After reaching a grand total of $510

Projects support social well-being

Close to $1 million in funding from the Columbia Basin Trust's Social Grants Program will be divided up between 32 projects.

Editorial: Another challenge for the newspaper industry.

After 115 years in business, The Free Press has managed not only to survive, but to thrive. And yet the challenges keep on coming.

Andre Harvey Richard was arrested near Fernie this morning in connection to an attempted murder and house fire in Langley

Man wanted in connection to attempted murder arrested near Fernie

A Langley, B.C. man wanted in connection to an attempted murder and house fire was arrested near Fernie this morning.

Andre Harvey Richard was arrested near Fernie this morning in connection to an attempted murder and house fire in Langley

ALC changes are good news for Kootenays

In an effort to protect farmland and farmers in B.C., the provincial government is dividing the Agricultural Land Commission into two zones.

Dean Brody's Crop Circles and Tractor Beams was awarded the Juno for Country Album of the Year.

Brody wins Country Album of the Year

Dean Brody's Crop Circles and Tractor Beams has been awarded the Juno for Best Country Album of the Year.

Dean Brody's Crop Circles and Tractor Beams was awarded the Juno for Country Album of the Year.
On August 15

Celebrating the lifting of the legendary curse

This summer will bring a monumental anniversary to celebrate; almost 50 years ago, the legendary Fernie curse was lifted.

On August 15
After recent testing showed an increasing elevation in selenium levels

Sparwood well shut down due to high selenium levels

After recent testing showed an increasing elevation in selenium levels, the District of Sparwood temporarily shut down well 3.

After recent testing showed an increasing elevation in selenium levels
The District of Sparwood will be forming a trail naming committee to develop a trail naming strategy that reflects locally known and identifiable trail names.

Sparwood to form trail naming committee

The District of Sparwood will be forming a trail naming committee to develop a trail naming strategy.

The District of Sparwood will be forming a trail naming committee to develop a trail naming strategy that reflects locally known and identifiable trail names.

An electronic dance party

Electro-Social Club is coming to Fernie and it might be just the experience you've been looking for!

Fernie Academy students have been having fun at the school’s once a week Soccer Academy.

Soccer Academy is a huge success

Fernie Academy athletes have been having a blast furthering their skills at Soccer Academy.

Fernie Academy students have been having fun at the school’s once a week Soccer Academy.
Elk Valley boarder Katie Anderson will compete at the Snowboard Cross Junior World Championships in Italy.

Elk Valley boarder headed to Junior Worlds in Italy

Elk Valley boarder Katie Anderson is off to Valmalenco, Italy to compete in the Snowboard Cross Junior World Championships.

Elk Valley boarder Katie Anderson will compete at the Snowboard Cross Junior World Championships in Italy.
The College of the Rockies and the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institue are offering a student an internship that will provide financial support for a community based research project.

COTR partnership provides support for research project

College of the Rockies and the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute are giving one lucky student an amazing internship.

The College of the Rockies and the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institue are offering a student an internship that will provide financial support for a community based research project.

Coal train blocks two crossings in Fernie

A coal train held up traffic in Fernie for over two hours today.

Melissa Lauren will play The Arts Station Wednesday

Toronto songstress brings her ‘Mess’ to town

Jazz singer Melissa Lauren has smoothly made the transition from veteran swing 'crooness' to songwriter.

Melissa Lauren will play The Arts Station Wednesday
Fernie local Ben Grimsrud and the Concordia Thunder competed at the 2014 Men’s Basketball National Championships in Squamish

Fernie local helps Concordia make it to the Nationals

Ben Grimsrud and Concordia University Thunder competed for the first time ever at the 2014 Men's Basketball National Championships.

Fernie local Ben Grimsrud and the Concordia Thunder competed at the 2014 Men’s Basketball National Championships in Squamish