Phil McLachlan

Inside Fernie’s Wapiti Music Festival

Shred Kelly, Wintersleep weigh in on Wapiti Music Festival. Plus new jam session a smash hit.

Elk Valley wildfires update

Hot, dry conditions to continue as BC Wildfire Service battles wildfires across the region

15ha fire burning east of Line Creek Operations

Elkford Fire Rescue this morning released an update about a new fire…

UPDATE: Coal Mountain Operations temporarily suspended due to Leach Creek wildfire

Leach Creek wildfire forces evacuation order for 10 properties in Corbin area.

UPDATE: Coal Creek fire not a threat: authorities

Fire remains 713ha, now worked on by 14 firefighters, one heli and five pieces of heavy equipment

Residents affected by Sparwood fire urged to register with ESS

District accepting donations of clothing, gift cards - seeking temporary shelter for evacuees

UPDATE: One fatality confirmed in Sparwood apartment fire

Emergency services set up at the Sparwood Rec Centre for those displaced and in need of assistance

New ice plant arrives at Fernie Memorial Arena

The new Freon ice plant has arrived at Fernie Memorial Arena and…

Christy and Jeff, it’s time to call your mother

There comes a time in the life of every parent when they…

Tom Uphill Manor unveils new memorial pond

To passersby, a new addition to Tom Uphill Manor may seem like…

Justin Peers voted Ghostriders assistant general manager

Justin Peers always dreamed of being a hockey coach, but he never…

Future of Maiden Lake on the table

A letter addressed to the Fernie Mayor and councillors on Monday, July…

City meets with user groups to discuss arena closure

A 3-4 week shut down of the arena in the upcoming season is inevitable, says the City of Fernie

Delays to replacement chiller unexplained

Questions remain over a critical funding decision that may have prevented Fernie’s fatal gas leak

Fernie arena to reopen this season

The City of Fernie has confirmed the arena could still reopen in September but with possible delays.

Fire situation fairly quiet in Cranbrook, Kimberley, Elk Valley area

No news is good news for the Kimberley, Cranbrook, and Elk Valley…

UPDATE: Aquila the Serval cat safely home

After two weeks missing, Aquila the Serval cat has arrived safely back…

Report to be released on Fernie’s fatal ammonia leak

Technical Safety BC set to release report into Oct. 17, 2017 incident at Fernie Memorial Arena

UPDATE: City of Fernie responds to investigation report

Technical Safety BC presented findings on cause of incident in Fernie last fall