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Teck’s water treatment facility on track for 2020 completion

Teck is on schedule for late 2020 for the completion of their…

River rescue near Fernie prompts log jam warning

The City of Fernie announced at the beginning of August a dangerous…

Barry Marchi’s spirits high as treatment in Seattle continues

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

Search continues for new leads in Mt. Bisaro cave system

Cavers returning October, November to push new leads, extend Canada’s deepest cave near Fernie

Wildfire update in the Southeast Fire Centre

No fires currently pose a threat to structures or communities, says BC Wildfire Service

De Groot family still waiting for inquest after 2014 Slocan shooting

Lawyer for Peter De Groot’s family say many questions remain unanswered

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Electrical storm passes over Elk Valley
Tobacco Plains celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day
Captive breeding programs release hope for endangered species
Dashcams praised as protection while driving

Four-year-old girl one of two killed in highway crash near Creston

The 26-year-old driver of a Saturn SUV was also killed

Sound of gunfire on the river prompts RCMP investigation

Gunshots near the Bull River led to investigation by RCMP, after two women on a raft called police

Tourism Kimberley to seek new ED

Current ED Jesse Ferguson will be leaving at the end of September

Fernie Mayor says City is committed to hosting Mine Rescue competitions

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

Severe thunderstorm watch for southern East Kootenay

Severe thunderstorms are expected this afternoon from noon until 6 p.m. especially…

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

Wildfire danger rating rises in the East Kootenay

Southeast Fire Centre official blames dry conditions, warmer temperature for danger increases

UPDATE: Suspicious package deemed not a threat, downtown re-opened

As of 12:35 on Sunday, business returned to normal. Police re-opened the…

Program for autistic children survives thanks to dedicated staff

Fernie mother grateful that Branch Out Learning has filled the void

  • Aug 3, 2019

Elk Valley’s first cannabis store opens its doors, serves first customer

Summit Cannabis will open Saturday morning at 10 a.m. for their first full day of business

“For the sake of tradition” – Queer Anglican minister reflects on same-gender marriage vote

Minister feels ‘hamstrung’ by group of people intent on preserving the traditional view of marriage

TransRockies Classic top competitors find comradery on the course

Local athletes among the 115 who crossed the finish line in Fernie, Sunday

  • Aug 1, 2019

UPDATED: Wildfire burning south of Cranbrook

A large plume of smoke became visible from the community on Wednesday afternoon

Wounded grizzly bear near Fernie never found

One month after a grizzly bear was wounded by authorities in an…