Local News

Big turnout to advance polls

On Saturday, general voting will be open to qualified electors from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Record-breaking $113 million Lotto Max jackpot up for grabs

This is Canada’s highest top prize offering ever and includes 53 Max Millions

Environmental monitoring meeting in Elkford tonight

Meeting to focus on environmental monitoring programs at Teck coal mines in the Elk Valley

Fernie arena tragedy “wake up call” for global refrigeration industry

Technical Safety BC’s incident report shared across 60 countries, reaching as far as Poland

Lake Koocanusa under the microscope

Wildsight, Sierra Club BC, Headwaters Montana and U.S. university launch water sampling program

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Cowboy the miniature horse predicts Sparwood Municipal Election result
Cowboy the miniature horse predicts Fernie Municipal Election result
Elk Valley hit by overnight "Snowpocalypse"
Payette invites critics to 'come and spend a few days' with her

Province offers support ahead of Fernie arena tragedy anniversary

Loss of three men in workplace incident motivates Labour Minister to make B.C. safer

Regional news recap

A look at the top news stories this week in Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie and Kimberley.

Teck restores westslope cuttroat trout habitat

Mining company working towards reopening Upper Fording River to fishing

Fernie arena tragedy raises ammonia awareness

Part one in a four-part series on the Fernie arena tragedy ahead of the first anniversary

Teck announces new Sparwood office

Scope of project being developed but expected that construction will begin in next two years

Elk Valley water treatment plant restarts

West Line Creek Active Water Treatment Facility expected to reach design capacity by late December

Expansion to bring community members home

New subdivision will allow for more band members to live on reserve

New Elk Valley coal mine back on table

North Coal resubmits proposal to mine coal southeast of Sparwood

How to vote in the Elk Valley municipal elections

Elk Valley electors have different options when it comes to voting on October 20

Three suspects identified by police following Fernie vehicle thefts

Three males from Golden, Cranbrook and Calgary, identified by RCMP as suspects

Historic Fernie home sells to local businessmen

Leroux Mansion will be redeveloped into condominiums