Nicole Obre

Federal budget brings good news for the Elk Valley

The conservative government released its federal budget on February 12.

Coming up at The Arts Station: Noob

A gamer’s struggles at The Arts Station

Noob is a one man play, written and performed entirely by Christopher Duthie

Coming up at The Arts Station: Noob
The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will run throughout March and April in Fernie at the Senior's Centre and the Library.

Community assistance for low income taxpayers

Fernie volunteers are getting ready to help low income individuals and families file their 2013 taxes.

The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will run throughout March and April in Fernie at the Senior's Centre and the Library.
A head on collision between a truck and an SUV shut down Highway 3 one km east of Elko Thursday morning.

Highway 3 reopens following collision

Highway 3 one kilometre east of Elko has reopened following a vehicle accident this morning.

A head on collision between a truck and an SUV shut down Highway 3 one km east of Elko Thursday morning.

Fernie Mountain Film Festival starts this Friday

A celebration of mountain movies this weekend at the Fernie Community Centre

Edmonton singer Christa Couture will be performing with James Lamb at the Arts Station this Thursday night.

Couture and Lamb team up for a night of music at The Arts Station

Don't miss this duo when they take the stage this Thursday, Feb. 20.

Edmonton singer Christa Couture will be performing with James Lamb at the Arts Station this Thursday night.

Coal Miner Days unveils new coordinator and dates

Sparwood's annual community celebration is only a few months away

Fossil in Burgess Shale.

New fossil site discovered in Kootenay National Park

This new finding is the latest in a recent string of Burgess Shale discoveries.

Fossil in Burgess Shale.

Editorial- 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

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Extra Foods and PepsiCo Foods donated $180 to the Fernie Salvation Army food bank. From left: Rodney Brink

Extra Foods and Pepsico give back to Salvation Army

The Fernie Salvation Army food bank was happy to receive a $180 cheque from PepsiCo Foods (Frito Lay) and Extra Foods on Wednesday.

Extra Foods and PepsiCo Foods donated $180 to the Fernie Salvation Army food bank. From left: Rodney Brink
Elkford’s Wapiti Ski Hill hosted their second annual Family Fun Day on Saturday.

A day of family fun at Wapiti Ski Hill

Elkford’s Wapiti Ski Hill showed the community what they’ve been missing at their second annual Family Fun Day.

Elkford’s Wapiti Ski Hill hosted their second annual Family Fun Day on Saturday.
Australian blues artist Ash Grunwald will play The Royal on Tuesday

One man blues act makes a stop in Fernie

Australian blues musician Ash Grunwald is bringing his one man show to The Royal.

Australian blues artist Ash Grunwald will play The Royal on Tuesday

Relay for Life coming to Sparwood

On Saturday, June 21, the Elk Valley Relay for Life will be returning to Sparwood.

Fernie's Giv'er Shirtworks particiapted in Columbia Basin Trust's Summer Works Program last year.

Hire a student, help your business

If you are a small business owner, hiring a student to help out over the summer can be a financial benefit to both the student and yourself

Fernie's Giv'er Shirtworks particiapted in Columbia Basin Trust's Summer Works Program last year.

A light and comical opera

Fernie Friends of Opera is proud to present a light night of opera with The Bartered Bride on Friday.

Former Jaffray resident and country start Dean Brody has been nominated for a Juno Award for the top Country Album of the Year.

Brody in the running for a Juno

Dean Brody's most recent album Crop Circles and Tractor Beams is up for a Juno Award.

Former Jaffray resident and country start Dean Brody has been nominated for a Juno Award for the top Country Album of the Year.

Canfor invests in Elko sawmill

Canfor currently operates three sawmills throughout the Kootenays and the Elko mill is a significant contributor to the regional economy.

New faces for Coal Miner Days

The Coal Miner Days Society is excited to introduce new chair Marcia Johnson and new organizer Glenda Newsted.

Back row coaches: Dave Bannatyne

Jr. Ghostriders win big

The Fernie Novice Junior Ghostriders won a tournament against three teams last weekend.

Back row coaches: Dave Bannatyne