Tamara Hynd

The Leafs fighting back against the Fernie Ghosteriders in the third.

KIJHL: Fernie Ghostriders take Nelson Leafs 4-3

The Nelson Leafs stronger play in the final period made for an exciting game.

The Leafs fighting back against the Fernie Ghosteriders in the third.
Poet Jane Byer and Brad Bradley

Velocity takes over Kootenay Literary Competition

The winning authors of the 2104/15 Kootenay Literary Competition were announced at a gala at Touchstones gallery on Thursday.

Poet Jane Byer and Brad Bradley
UPDATED: Whitecaps indoor soccer tournament mixes Kootenay athletes

UPDATED: Whitecaps indoor soccer tournament mixes Kootenay athletes

The Kootenay Regional Whitecaps Club is holding a Kootenay Indoor Tournament this weekend.

UPDATED: Whitecaps indoor soccer tournament mixes Kootenay athletes
Kathy Sheppard gears up for 2014 Summer Special Olympics.

Fernie local set to compete in this summer’s Special Olympics

Kathy Sheppard is one of nearly 300 athletes with intellectual disabilities making her way to Vancouver for the 2013 Special Olympics.

Kathy Sheppard gears up for 2014 Summer Special Olympics.
Adults enjoyed wine and cheese at the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce's Adult Social during the weekend's Coal Miner Days celebrations.

Wining and Dining in Sparwood

The Sparwood Chamber of Commerce hosts their second annual Adult Social.

Adults enjoyed wine and cheese at the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce's Adult Social during the weekend's Coal Miner Days celebrations.
Sarah Ingram demonstrates exercises that help build stability and strength.

Work it out with Sarah’s Active Rehabilitation

Sarah's Active Rehabilitation is owned and operated by Sarah Ingram in Fernie.

Sarah Ingram demonstrates exercises that help build stability and strength.

Old school boxing

Fernie Old School Boxing Club has six fighters including two youngsters representing them as they head to Saskatoon this weekend.

Jeff Rayman played for the Spokane Chiefs and was awarded 2013-2014 Scholastic Player of the Year for his successful academic efforts during a very busy hockey season.

Jeff Rayman awarded Scholastic Player of the Year by Spokane Chiefs

Rookie defenseman Jeff Rayman won scholastic player of the year 2013-2014 for the Spokane Chiefs Western Hockey league.

Jeff Rayman played for the Spokane Chiefs and was awarded 2013-2014 Scholastic Player of the Year for his successful academic efforts during a very busy hockey season.
The Fernie Skate park was busy over the Easter weekend.

Wheeling it at the skate park

The Fernie Skate park was busy over the Easter weekend

The Fernie Skate park was busy over the Easter weekend.
More than 70 members of the public joined Fernie Council in the City Chambers for the Committee of the Whole meeting on April 16.

Noisy situation as public overflows Fernie Council Chambers

More than 70 members of the public joined Fernie Council in the City Chambers for the Committee of the Whole meeting on April 16.

More than 70 members of the public joined Fernie Council in the City Chambers for the Committee of the Whole meeting on April 16.
From left to right: Hockey players Stephanie McAuley (Trail)

Kimberley Huisman invited to U-18 BC Cup

B.C. Hockey evaluators present throughout the 2013-2014 season identified Huisman as someone with exceptional skill and aptitude.

From left to right: Hockey players Stephanie McAuley (Trail)
Christal Ward served a variety of teas amongst the bouquets from Buds and Blooms during the Taste of Sparwood.

The Taste of Sparwood

The Taste of Sparwood filled the Greenwood Mall with savoury meals from vendors such as the Tandoor and Grill Restaurant today.

Christal Ward served a variety of teas amongst the bouquets from Buds and Blooms during the Taste of Sparwood.
Isabella Dicken Elementary School students performed in an 80 piece recorder ensemble and chorale group as music teacher David Pasivirta conducted during their Celebration of the Arts evening.

Artsy IDES full of stars

Three hundred and fifty pieces of students' art work turned IDES hallways into an art gallery for the Celebration of the Arts Evening.

Isabella Dicken Elementary School students performed in an 80 piece recorder ensemble and chorale group as music teacher David Pasivirta conducted during their Celebration of the Arts evening.
The Easter egg hunt at the Fernie Aquatic Centre.

Swimming in Easter eggs

The Fernie Aquatic Centre held an Easter egg hunt at the pool.

The Easter egg hunt at the Fernie Aquatic Centre.
One of several dead ducks found shot and left on top of the small frozen lakes in the South Country on April 6.

Dead ducks reported at Blue Bottom and Deer Lakes

The Conservation Officer Service is looking of the public's help in their search for information.

One of several dead ducks found shot and left on top of the small frozen lakes in the South Country on April 6.
Skiers and snowboarders did their best to cross the chilly waters at Fernie Alpine Resort on April 13.

Slope Soaker pooled competitors

Fernie Alpine Resort celebrated its last day of the winter season with the annual Coca-Cola Slope Soaker.

Skiers and snowboarders did their best to cross the chilly waters at Fernie Alpine Resort on April 13.
The Dudes amped up the crowd at the Fernival concert in the Fernie Alpine Resort plaza.

The Dudes rock Fernival

Don't forget the watch the slope soaker today near the base of the Deer and Elk Chairs at Fernie Alpine Resort.

The Dudes amped up the crowd at the Fernival concert in the Fernie Alpine Resort plaza.
Powder

Raging Elk Powder, Pedal, Paddle relay leads to Fernival

Soloists and teams ski, bike, paddle, and run 18.5 km at Fernie Alpine Resort.

Powder
(Left to right) Fernie Chamber of Commerce Rachel Fitzios

Chamber team welcomes you

Corien Sieders is the new executive director for the Fernie Chamber of Commerce.

(Left to right) Fernie Chamber of Commerce Rachel Fitzios
Abi Moore and Murray Pask showcased four Fernie Brewing Company beers including the new 'Project 9 Pilsner' which took the People's Choice Award at the Okanagan Fest of Ale!

First Friday features new FBC brew

Fernie Brewing Co's newest can was launched this April affectionately named Project 9 Pils, after a fun mountain biking trail near Fernie.

Abi Moore and Murray Pask showcased four Fernie Brewing Company beers including the new 'Project 9 Pilsner' which took the People's Choice Award at the Okanagan Fest of Ale!