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No bull for new angler

By James Snell reporter@thefreepress.ca The Elk River Valley is on the threshold…

  • Sep 10, 2019

Business owners surprise Fernie employee with scholarship

Presley Lewis will be using the $5000 to pursue a degree in Kinesiology

Demolition derby makes impact for charity

By James Snell reporter@thefreepress.ca The 45th annual Fernie Demolition Derby was a…

  • Sep 7, 2019
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Hotel life a reality for family affected by housing shortage

Jeanine Smith sits on the edge of her hotel bed while her…

Triangle Women’s Institute celebrates latest achievement

The new solar array will help the community hall in Grasmere reduce its impact on the environment

Grazing kids tackle invasive and noxious weeds

The City of Fernie, via Kimberley area goat grazing contractor, Vahana Nature…

  • Aug 31, 2019

Golf tournament a hole-in-one for Fernie charities

The third bi-annual Bill Adamack Memorial Golf Tournament teed off on August…

  • Aug 25, 2019

Stuck in the sweet spot between youth and old age

By James Snell reporter@thefreepress.ca Seventy-year-old Dave O’Haire, capped in a felt hat…

  • Aug 23, 2019

Artist Michael Hepher selected to paint mural downtown Fernie

The mural will be located on The Beanpod, 691 2 Ave, Fernie, on the outside wall.

Barry Marchi’s spirits high as treatment in Seattle continues

Barry Marchi’s spirits are high as he continues treatment in the United…

Military Ames fundraiser coming up

Veterans’ Group annual garage sale August 16, 17 and 18

Fernie Mayor says City is committed to hosting Mine Rescue competitions

Fernie mayor Ange Qualizza says that a rumour alleging the City will…

Over 350 lost but not forgotten; memorial plaque unveiled in Fernie

365 individuals, for whom there is no known final resting place, now share a common one

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of British Columbia to the test

In honour of B.C. Day, take this short quiz and see how much you know about our province

Program for autistic children survives thanks to dedicated staff

Fernie mother grateful that Branch Out Learning has filled the void

  • Aug 3, 2019

VIDEO: Black Press Media presents its Miss BC 2019 documentary

The 17th annual pageant was held June 29-July 1 in Fort Langley

B.C. breast cancer survivor to help others with cost of removing lymphoma-linked implants

Artist’s widow to use proceeds from late husband’s painting to help fund explants not covered by MSP

Countdown starts to 2020 BC Summer Games

Two flags unveiled at Maple Ridge city hall.

Veterans, supporters gather to celebrate Legion Day

Submitted Fernie Legion Branch 36 On June 29th, laughter, applause, conversation and…