Community

Sparwood’s Momma Di a mother to many

The Free Press competition winner revealed; plus Mother’s Day around the Valley

Cooking a lifelong passion for Fernie senior

Fernie seniors club releases 60th anniversary cookbook; sales to raise funds for scholarship

Fernie students tackle litter issue

Elk River Alliance hosts cleanup; appoints new Executive Director

  • May 13, 2019

VIDEO: Kootenay teens have 24 hours to film in Super 8

Nelson teenagers with old cameras made documentary films on Super 8 in one day

  • May 13, 2019

Fernie spa, seniors club host “Day of Decadence”

Annual event raises $550 for scholarship fund

B.C. SPCA reminds public to travel safely with pets this summer

“We recommend that pets are kept inside the vehicle in a secured crate or restrained with a dog seatbelt.”

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Spring Ceilidh at Cloverdale Catholic Hall
Seed Celebration
West Coast kids learn about ocean safety
Eagle Release Cowichan

New craft business makes market debut in Fernie

Blast from the past: “Vintads” offers vintage magazine advertisements in custom built frames

Fernie auxiliary society gives back on Mother’s Day

Women at Rocky Mountain Village in Fernie will this year receive self care products

Funding boost for Sparwood playground project

Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School PAC named the winner of the Community Cash Awards

Sparwood elementary school reduces food waste

Dressed in bright red overalls and armed with rubber gloves and plastic…

Sparwood hosts record community cleanup

District of Sparwood celebrates record participation in annual cleanup

GALLERY: Spring Fling raises over $13k for Elkford healthcare centre

The Elkford Health Care Centre has over $300,000 in medical equipment needs

Volunteers named Elkford Citizens of the Year

Local women recognized for work with curling club, golf course and concert series

Elkford residents clean up community

Huge response to Elkford’s first community clean up; organizers issue challenge to other communities

  • Apr 30, 2019

Sparwood’s Italian history honoured

Celebration of Italian heritage raises funds for Sparwood Historical Society

Elkford to host Spring Fling this weekend

Event to raise funds for vital medical equipment at Elkford Health Care Centre

E-bike brings sense of normalcy for Fernie man with ALS

Community purchases e-bike for cycling enthusiast who continues to struggle with ALS

Fernie assisted living facility thanks volunteers

Rocky Mountain Village hosts volunteer appreciation lunch to mark National Volunteer Week

Fernie initiative to ramp up accessibility

Donations, volunteers needed to build wooden ramps for 20 downtown Fernie stores

Mock extrication raises awareness at Fernie schools

Mock extrication exercise highlights driving dangers; fire department seeks new program organizer