Community

Youth trick or treat with seniors

Seniors lined the hallways of Rocky Mountain Village, eagerly awaiting the arrival…

Purple poppies to remember animals of war

An eight-year-old girl from Kamloops is selling poppies, worn to remembers animals of war

  • Nov 7, 2018

Fernie; Then and Now Charity Calendar offers look into the past

The Free Press is proud to announce the release of the Fernie;…

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Elkford boy, 10, brave in the face of cancer
Seed Celebration
West Coast kids learn about ocean safety
Eagle Release Cowichan

B.C. cat loves paddleboarding

Cat owner JD Batbatan hopes his videos inspire people to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the Okanagan.

97-year-old B.C. veteran proudly displays 100-year-old Union Jack

Roy Shopland inherited the flag his mom brought to Canada when she emigrated from England in 1918.

Biennial festival to light up Fernie

Interactive installations created by local artists are set to brighten a biennial…

Fernie’s curling season delayed after issues identified with cooling system

The City of Fernie today announced a delay to the start of…

Outstanding Fernie businesses honoured

What started as two tradies working out of a pick-up truck has…

Local men honoured for contribution to recreation community

Two men who have been instrumental in providing Fernie residents with recreational…

VIDEO: Moms Gone Wild thrill Canucks crowd

Members perform flash-mob Thriller routine at Rogers Arena on Halloween night

  • Nov 1, 2018

Pie toss for good cause

Round Up For Kids campaign in Fernie raises $3568 for Children’s Hospital Foundation

RCMP checklist: How to stay safe on Halloween

Elk Valley RCMP is reminding residents of the Elk Valley to be…

City of Fernie farewells long-term employee

Director of Operations Dave Cockwell retires after 37 years at City Hall

Two Fernie neighbourhoods recognized as FireSmart

Close to 14 neighbourhoods in Fernie have completed or are working towards becoming FireSmart

Fernie marks 100th anniversary of internment camp closure

“It was hell on earth” - PhD candidate, historian reveal conditions inside camp on 100th anniversary

Fernie Pumpkin Hunt sells out

Huge turnout to annual fall fundraiser for Fernie Nordic Society

Sparwood businesses honoured

On October 18, the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce honoured several businesses and…

Elk Valley shows it’s got Pride

Second annual Elk Valley Pride Festival a huge success

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets