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Fernie food share program thrives under new partnership

Four times the amount of food is being saved from landfill under…

Father thanks B.C. Mountie for shooting hoops with kids, ‘changing perspectives’

‘We’re just like everyone else,’ says Surrey officer who stopped to play basketball with kids

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Video: Meet Pacu, the Shuswap’s largest and oldest pet fish

Relative of the piranha draws new visitors every year

Legend of the Birkebeiners lives on in Fernie

Fernie Nordic Society hosts second annual Fernie Birkie; looks to grow event

Astronaut’s visit uplifts B.C. community still reeling from wildfires

Chris Hadfield joins field-research team in Telegraph Creek

Rosanna Anselmo, born to write music

Submitted Mary Giuliano It’s said music stirs the soul of every living…

  • Mar 15, 2019

Huge turnout to women’s rights march in Fernie

Fernie Women’s Resource Centre marks 40 years on International Women’s Day

VIDEO: Guided snowshoe walks in Mount Revelstoke National Park

It takes a forest to raise a tree

  • Mar 13, 2019

Grand Forks Library reaches fundraising goal

The $84,000 will renovate the library washrooms for accessibility.

GALLERY: Fernie hosts 42nd annual Griz Days

Elk Valley residents don Canadian tuxedos for annual winter festival

Behind the scenes at Ferne’s Extreme Griz competition

Not so Extreme Griz: The Free Press reporter discovers competition is not for the faint-hearted

BREAKING: Winning Griz Days pin chosen

It’s official - the 2019 Griz Days winning pin has been chosen!…

Fernie felt artist launches new exhibition

A well known Fernie felt artist hopes to elevate the craft to…

Stolen hamburger returned to B.C. restaurant with side of shame

Misunderstanding leads to removal of sizable ornamental sandwich

Community generosity keeps Elk Valley Dolphins afloat

Swim club receives over $6000 in donations; funding to improve infrastructure and training

B.C. First Nations youth ready to sing during International Women’s Day

Group requested to peform their song ‘Worthy’ during New Westminster event

Cancer diagnosis motivates Fernie artist

Troy “Bubba” Cook’s latest exhibition on show at The Arts Station from February 28 to March 25