Community

New society to spearhead ramp building project in Fernie

Gracie Lou Foundation launches to make Fernie more inclusive; ramp building event slated for June 22

GALLERY: Week-long Coal Miner Days a huge success

Skate jam set to become a permanent fixture of Coal Miner Days; other events well attended

Curl BC recognizes outstanding contribution

Two individuals who are the heart and soul of the Sparwood Curling…

‘Eat vegetables’ among advice given from ages 4 to 90 in B.C. students’ video

‘Character Matters’ project produced by Grade 6 students in Abbotsford

Fernie seniors centre volunteers honoured

Jim and Alice Booth are the 2019 recipients of the George S. Majic Spiritus Award

Map tracks GPS-equipped bald eagles throughout B.C.

Residents are able to get a glimpse into the daily life of a bald eagle

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Duke of Edinburgh Awards 2019
Victoria's serene waterfront
Family of four orcas near Vancouver Island
An inside look towards the upcoming Miss BC pageant

Elk Valley veterans, first responders mark 75th anniversary of D-Day

Veterans dinner attracts record turnout, Bosnia War veteran speaks out about mental health

Time capsule found in wall of White Rock church slated for demolition

‘Opportunity to say goodbye to First United’ set for Sunday

Fernie Mountain Bike Club hosts annual Spring Bike Blitz

Revamped event celebrates mountain biking with activities, competitions and information stalls

Cyclist riding across Canada for ovarian cancer passes through Elk Valley

Joan Thompson’s trip will honour her sister, who passed away from the disease last year

GALLERY: Fernie BBQ Chef Challenge off to a sizzling start

Elkford man wins amateur category and People’s Choice Award; The Chopstick Truck named best pro

Sparwood Save-On-Foods partners with Food Share

A Sparwood supermarket is on its way to becoming waste free after…

Elk Valley pride groups celebrate milestone

LGBTQ community marks 50 years since decriminalization

GALLERY: First responders in Fernie return baby owl to its nest

The baby owl’s inability to fly back to its nest prompted a rescue by first responders

Improve your life and theirs, adopt a cat from the BC SPCA

The BC SPCA holds an adult cat adoption promotion

Community spirit saves Sparwood’s Coal Miner Days

Volunteers still needed to help run event, which will be held from June 3-9 at various locations

Fernie barbecue chef challenge this weekend

May 26 cook off to showcase local talent and produce, while raising funds for Fernie Rotoary

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