Sarah Kucharski

Hywel Davies was crowned the winner of Fernie Alpine Resort's Retro Weekend Dance Off.

Dance back to the future — Retro Weekend hits FAR

The Fernie Alpine Resort danced the decades away during its Retro Weekend on Saturday, March 21.

Hywel Davies was crowned the winner of Fernie Alpine Resort's Retro Weekend Dance Off.
The Fernie driving range opened earlier than usual due to warm weather.

Swinging into spring

Thanks to the unseasonably mild temperatures as of late, the driving range at the Fernie Golf and Country Club has opened.

The Fernie driving range opened earlier than usual due to warm weather.
Local children enjoyed arts and crafts during the Griz Kidz Winter Carnival held last Saturday. For more photos and the full story

A rainy day to celebrate Griz Kidz

Local kids and their parents headed up to Fernie Alpine Resort (FAR) on Saturday, March 14 for the annual Griz Kidz Winter Carnival.

Local children enjoyed arts and crafts during the Griz Kidz Winter Carnival held last Saturday. For more photos and the full story

Mountainview expansion pending final review

An expansion of Mountainview Mobile Park in Sparwood has been in the works for two years and council has approved the zoning bylaw.

Spardell Mobile Home Park residents speak out

Sparwood council hosted an informal hearing on delaying the expansion of Spardell Mobile Home Park until upgrades to water system are made.

A fat bike weekend will be hosted by Fernie Alpine Resort next month.

Fat bike weekend to hit Fernie Alpine Resort

The popularization of the fat biking winter sport has culminated into a weekend at Fernie Alpine Resort on April 3-5.

A fat bike weekend will be hosted by Fernie Alpine Resort next month.
Kids headed up to Fernei Alpine Resort on Saturday

A day to celebrate Griz Kidz

Local kids and their parents headed up to the Fernie Alpine Resort (FAR) on Saturday, March 14 for the annual Griz Kidz Winter Carnival.

Kids headed up to Fernei Alpine Resort on Saturday

RDEK approves financial plan

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) has officially adopted its five-year budget of $27.1 million.

Four human-caused wildfires burn Southeast Fire Centre

Despite releasing a wildfire caution for the Southeast Fire Centre, four human-caused fires erupted on Monday, March 10.

Sparwood Loaf closes its doors to public

The Sparwood location of the Loaf Bakery will be closing. Its final day of business will be Friday, March 13.

Celebrating women with live music

The Arts Station was packed with people in celebration of International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8.

Wildfire risk in Southeast Fire Centre cautions outdoor fires

The Southeast Fire Centre has released a cautionary warning on outdoor fires as a wildfire risk has been placed on the region.

Cross country Olympian Beckie Scott stands in front of her portrait at the Fernie Museum as she delivers a speech to a sold out audience on Saturday

Olympian crosses finish line of Road To the Olympics

Beckie Scott spoke to a sold out crowd at the Fernie Museum on Saturday, March 7 on the final night of the Road To the Olympics series.

Cross country Olympian Beckie Scott stands in front of her portrait at the Fernie Museum as she delivers a speech to a sold out audience on Saturday

2015 Winter Wheezer cancelled

Due to poor trail conditions and uncooperative weather, the annual Tears and Gears Winter Wheezer set for Sunday, March 8 was cancelled.

(Left to right) Fernie Nordic Society President Megan Lohmann

Elk Valley Nordic Centre officially opens

The Elk Valley Nordic Centre has officially opened its doors to the public following a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, March 7.

(Left to right) Fernie Nordic Society President Megan Lohmann
Families danced together at the Fernie Community Centre on March 1 as part of the Family Dance event for Griz Days.

Families dance at Griz Days

The Fernie Community Centre was opened for dozens of local families to dance it out during Griz Days on Sunday, March 1.

Families danced together at the Fernie Community Centre on March 1 as part of the Family Dance event for Griz Days.
Barrie Elliott represented The Livery restaurant at The Northern and Board Stiff's best Bacon Drink/Dish competition. The restaurant's bacon waffle dessert creation took the top prize.

The Livery delivers best in bacon show

A dish concocted by sous-chef Keith Ilavsky from the Livery won The Northern and Boardstiff’s Best Bacon Drink/Dish competition.

Barrie Elliott represented The Livery restaurant at The Northern and Board Stiff's best Bacon Drink/Dish competition. The restaurant's bacon waffle dessert creation took the top prize.

Rising goddesses fill Fernie Community Centre

Women were invited to take part in the Goddess Rising event at the Fernie Community Centre in celebration of International Women’s Day.

Celebrating great Nordic success with Olympian

A grand opening, Winterfest and a famous Olympian are scheduled in Fernie as the Fernie Nordic Society celebrates a year of success.

Avalanche Canada receives $325,000 from Columbia Basin Trust

The Columbia Basin Trust will be funding two more years of support for increasing public avalanche safety.