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Martin Bouvier

April 13, 1958 - November 20, 2021 In Loving Memory ~ Like…

  • Nov 18, 2022
What should you have in your vehicle for winter driving? Basics include first aid essentials, flares, a small tool kit, water and granola bars, a small shovel, along with windshield washer fluid, de-icers and gas-line antifreeze, not to mention an inflated spare tire.

No time like the present to equip your vehicle with an emergency kit

By Blair Qualey As the temperature starts to dip and the looming…

  • Nov 17, 2022
What should you have in your vehicle for winter driving? Basics include first aid essentials, flares, a small tool kit, water and granola bars, a small shovel, along with windshield washer fluid, de-icers and gas-line antifreeze, not to mention an inflated spare tire.
Marianne Agnew (left), Elk Valley Facilitator and Tobi Johnston, Executive Director – Caregivers Network for East Kootenay Seniors. The network was one of two organizations to receive a $5,500 donation from 100 Women Who Care Fernie in November 2022. (Contributed)

100 Women Who Care Fernie donate another $11K

Caregivers Network for East Kootenay Seniors and Fernie Child Care Society each received a little over $5,500 each

  • Nov 17, 2022
Marianne Agnew (left), Elk Valley Facilitator and Tobi Johnston, Executive Director – Caregivers Network for East Kootenay Seniors. The network was one of two organizations to receive a $5,500 donation from 100 Women Who Care Fernie in November 2022. (Contributed)
The Lincoln Aviator brings Lincoln’s design vision to life, elevating beauty and performance in the brand’s newest SUV. Photo: Lincoln

Lincoln flies high with its latest first-class utility vehicle

Lincoln has just four vehicle models to sell – all utility vehicles…

  • Nov 17, 2022
The Lincoln Aviator brings Lincoln’s design vision to life, elevating beauty and performance in the brand’s newest SUV. Photo: Lincoln

Anthony B. Melusi

December 18, 1921 - November 17, 2022With many tears and heartfelt sadness…

  • Nov 17, 2022
Wedding fashion photographed by Lia Crowe

The bride reimagined

New trends in wedding style

  • Nov 16, 2022
Wedding fashion photographed by Lia Crowe
Kamloops Search and Rescue manager Alan Hobler told KTW there were some civilians who showed up on the mountain on Nov. 13, 2022, who wanted to help, but they were told to leave. (Image/ Kamloops Search and Rescue)

Man accused of being belligerent to SAR volunteers during Kamloops mountain rescue

A man was released without charge after allegedly acting belligerently toward rescuers

  • Nov 15, 2022
Kamloops Search and Rescue manager Alan Hobler told KTW there were some civilians who showed up on the mountain on Nov. 13, 2022, who wanted to help, but they were told to leave. (Image/ Kamloops Search and Rescue)
Remedy’sRx donated $5K to the Sparwood Trails Alliance to support their work. In the photo from Left to right: Jackie Gentile (STA), Dan Charest (STA), Jacqueline Hill (STA), Sarina Beran, Alan Beran (Remedy’sRx), Karen Hues (STA) Front: Niko Beran, Roman Beran (Remedy’sRx). (Image contributed)

Local pharmacy donates $5K to Sparwood Trails Alliance

The donation was in part a commemoration of 10 years in business for Remedy’sRx

  • Nov 15, 2022
Remedy’sRx donated $5K to the Sparwood Trails Alliance to support their work. In the photo from Left to right: Jackie Gentile (STA), Dan Charest (STA), Jacqueline Hill (STA), Sarina Beran, Alan Beran (Remedy’sRx), Karen Hues (STA) Front: Niko Beran, Roman Beran (Remedy’sRx). (Image contributed)
Conservation groups want the federal government to preserve fin whales’ threatened status and act on outstanding measures to protect them. (Photo by Jackie Hildering / Marine Education and Research Society)
Conservation groups want the federal government to preserve fin whales’ threatened status and act on outstanding measures to protect them. (Photo by Jackie Hildering / Marine Education and Research Society)
Jason Aldean, left, and Bryan Adams perform “Heaven” at the CMT Music Awards earlier this year in Nashville, Tenn. Adams brought his cross-Canada to Kelowna on Friday for a sold-out show at Prospera Place. (Mark Zaleski/AP photo)

Bryan Adams wows Kelowna: Still rockin’ after all these years

Sold-out Prospera Place crowd takes musical journey down memory lane

  • Nov 13, 2022
Jason Aldean, left, and Bryan Adams perform “Heaven” at the CMT Music Awards earlier this year in Nashville, Tenn. Adams brought his cross-Canada to Kelowna on Friday for a sold-out show at Prospera Place. (Mark Zaleski/AP photo)
Placing coins on gravestones is a practice that is believed to have started during the Vietnam War. (Black Press Media file photo)

Coins on tombstones, an American tradition that has gradually taken root in Canada

Denomination of coin can show relationship to fallen soldier

  • Nov 11, 2022
Placing coins on gravestones is a practice that is believed to have started during the Vietnam War. (Black Press Media file photo)
Jessie Simpson was left with life-altering injuries after being attacked with a metal baseball bat on June 19, 2016. (Sue Simpson/Facebook photo)

Kamloops attack victim eagerly awaiting annual Christmas cards

Cards have come from as far as England to wish Jessie a Merry Christmas

  • Nov 10, 2022
Jessie Simpson was left with life-altering injuries after being attacked with a metal baseball bat on June 19, 2016. (Sue Simpson/Facebook photo)
The winning FSS swim team with coach Angie Abdou. Back row: Olivia Howse, Jackson Radkie, Katie Hafke, Macey Ubell, Front Row: Leah Soetaert, Kiera Hansen, Abbi Wannamkaer, Ava Pollock, Ethan Sauve, Lenaya Vessely, Angie Abdou, Cole Bailey, Missing: Nadie Kloepzig. (Photo credit Adam Hayden)

FSS women swimmers win Kootenay Zones

Contributed by Angie Abdou Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club Fernie Secondary School…

  • Nov 10, 2022
The winning FSS swim team with coach Angie Abdou. Back row: Olivia Howse, Jackson Radkie, Katie Hafke, Macey Ubell, Front Row: Leah Soetaert, Kiera Hansen, Abbi Wannamkaer, Ava Pollock, Ethan Sauve, Lenaya Vessely, Angie Abdou, Cole Bailey, Missing: Nadie Kloepzig. (Photo credit Adam Hayden)
Weddings. Lia Crowe photography

The icing on the cake

It’s a new era in the world of weddings

  • Nov 9, 2022
Weddings. Lia Crowe photography
Masters’ swimmer Angie Abdou getting coaching tips from her daughter, swimmer Katie Hafke (photo credit Chantal Lauzon)

Fernie’s Masters’ swimmers enjoying competition

Contributed by Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club The Elk Valley Dolphins Swim…

  • Nov 8, 2022
Masters’ swimmer Angie Abdou getting coaching tips from her daughter, swimmer Katie Hafke (photo credit Chantal Lauzon)
Riders line up for the afternoon race at Knox Mountain in Kelowna for the 2022 B.C. Cyclocross Provincial Championships Nov. 6, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Snow falls on cyclocross championship in Kelowna

About 100 riders competed in 20 different categories

  • Nov 6, 2022
Riders line up for the afternoon race at Knox Mountain in Kelowna for the 2022 B.C. Cyclocross Provincial Championships Nov. 6, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Blair Qualey, President and CEO of the New Car Dealers Association of BC, with B.C. Premier John Horgan. The NCDA is administers the electric vehicle rebate program on behalf of the provincial government. Photo courtesy NCDA

Budget wish list summarized

By Blair Qualey The provincial government recently published a report that summarizes…

  • Nov 4, 2022
Blair Qualey, President and CEO of the New Car Dealers Association of BC, with B.C. Premier John Horgan. The NCDA is administers the electric vehicle rebate program on behalf of the provincial government. Photo courtesy NCDA
The current Porsche Macan, pictured, will be replaced by a new model later in 2022 and there will also be an electric version, although on a dedicated EV platform. PHOTO: PORSCHE

Porsche’s electric Macan; A new Morgan 3 Wheeler + more news from the auto world

Porsche adds electric Macan for 2023 The automaker’s top-selling model globally will…

  • Nov 4, 2022
The current Porsche Macan, pictured, will be replaced by a new model later in 2022 and there will also be an electric version, although on a dedicated EV platform. PHOTO: PORSCHE
September 7, 2022 - Scallops and peas for finger food story by Ellie Shortt. Don Denton photo

All about appies

Nosh and nibble while you mix and mingle

  • Nov 4, 2022
September 7, 2022 - Scallops and peas for finger food story by Ellie Shortt. Don Denton photo
The Toyota Sequoia’s overall dimensions have increased for 2023, which translates into more passenger and cargo space. PHOTO: TOYOTA

2023 Toyota Sequoia: As tough as they come in this class, and now it’s a hybrid

With the price of fuel soaring dramatically, automobile owners are experiencing plenty…

  • Nov 3, 2022
The Toyota Sequoia’s overall dimensions have increased for 2023, which translates into more passenger and cargo space. PHOTO: TOYOTA