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New flight service an ‘angel’ for medical patients

As interprovincial healthcare access issues continue, a pair of Elk Valley pilots…

Family dog stolen in Elko

Elk Valley RCMP appealing for information on missing pregnant Karelian bear dog

Youth representative to join Fernie council

New program open to Grade 11 and 12 students in greater Fernie area; plus other council news

Prescribed burn set for Baynes Lake area

Planned ecosystem restoration burn to cover roughly 602 hectares over the next two weeks

Construction on Lizard Creek Bridge begins

Bridge will include two-metre paved shoulders

  • Apr 24, 2019

Tofino beckons Trudeau for quiet Easter vacation

Environmental group hopes latest Pacific Rim vacation inspires change in prime minister

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Family mourns loved ones killed in Sri Lanka blasts
Rendering shows Notre Dame damage

No changes to Teck pollution limits, says Province

The B.C. Ministry of Environment has moved to quash fears mining pollution…

Structure fire displaces Sparwood family

Family uninjured. One pet lost. House remains uninhabitable due to severe damage.

New MRI unit increases access

Interior Health aims for 5100 exams in Cranbrook this year

DNA test links two cougar incidents in Fernie

Further information has surfaced linking a child that was attacked by a…

CO Service euthanize emaciated black bear

The animal had left its den and taken shelter in a shed with cattle.

Fruitvale man, 25, dies after falling from zipline in Thailand, reports say

Bangkok Post says man fell from Flight of the Gibbon zipline in Chiang Mai

Daughters of the Vote eye opening for Fernie woman

McKinley Richards reflects on leadership program and the protest that made national headlines

District to fund Sparwood kindergym costs

Plus other District of Sparwood news

Sierra Club, MLA clash over mining in the Elk Valley

Tom Shypitka, Sierra Club BC butt heads over petition opposing new mining activity in the Valley

Fernie Alpine Resort pulls plug on Slope Soaker

Popular end of season event cancelled due to conditions

Food share program to launch in Sparwood

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

Two vehicles found on fire in Fernie, RCMP suspect arson

Two vehicles found on fire in front of a Cedar Avenue residence…

UPDATE: Fernie Committee of the Whole approves $7m public works budget

Committee of the Whole to consider project design, bigger budget during special meeting Tuesday

Elk Valley residents invited to contribute to rural healthcare study

University of British Columbia launches Rural Evidence Review