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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

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Some new air passenger rights land mid-July, others delayed until Christmas
B.C. Attorney General promises Supreme Court appeal in pipeline fight
British PM Theresa May announces resignation
600 new campsites coming to spots across B.C. ahead of the 2019 season

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

Gallery: Explosive finish to Fernie winter

Skiers and snowboarders have ended the 2018/19 winter season on a high…

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock

Fernie Senior Citizens Club celebrates 60 years

A lot has changed at the Senior Citizens Club in 60 years…

QUIZ: How much do you know about Easter?

Take this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test

Junior journalism program launches in Fernie

Young writers excited to step into world of journalism, work to be published in upcoming edition

  • Apr 20, 2019

Waste not: Kootenay brewery leftovers feed the local food chain

Spent grains from the Trail Beer Refinery are donated to local farmers and growers, none go to waste

Death came on Tuesday

Written for the Lost Souls Society - Forever Remembered

  • Apr 19, 2019

B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Mathew Fee aims at world record for longest distance on BMX bike while sharing his story of recovery

Elk Valley water monitoring program expanding

Elk River Alliance to monitor Boivin and Coal creeks based on community feedback

Dedicated Sparwood volunteer honoured

Elk Valley Thrift Shop Society manager to receive 2019 BC Achievement Community Award

GALLERY: Fernie Alpine Resort hosts annual family carnival

Griz Kids Winter Carnival offers free games, activities for families; more events this weekend

Food share program to launch in Sparwood

Sparwood residents struggling to make ends meet will soon have access to…

Historic death on Fernie mountain still a mystery

In 1902, three men climbed the Three Sisters mountain range but only two returned.

  • Apr 8, 2019

Fernie shoppers raise nearly $3k for kids

Save on Foods staff to paint their faces on April 11 for Round Up For Kids campaign