Local News

Hickling to stand trial

Fernie man on child porn charges to stand trial in November 2018

Focus on emergency preparedness

Fernie to host 2018 Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments Convention from April 18-20.

Unions file strike notice against CP Rail

Negotiations to continue up till late Friday deadline.

BC SPCA seeks cruelty charge after seizing 45 filthy dogs

Dogs found in Victoria-area home; matted with urine and feces

Fernie SAR rescues snowmobiler

A local woman is recovering after rolling her snowmobile in backcountry east of Fernie.

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Tie Lake man fined for killing wildlife

Man sentenced to $14,000 fine, five-year hunting and firearms bans.

Fording River victim identified

Teck Resources identifies Fording River Operations victim as Albertan man, Pat Dwyer.

Fording River victim identified

Teck Resources identifies Fording River Operations victim as Albertan man, Pat Dwyer.

Unemployment hits 12-month low

New data from BC Stats shows the Kootenays no longer has the highest unemployment in the province.

Sparwood well offline for a month

It could be up to a month before selenium in a public well returns to a safe level.

Biologists outline grizzly bear struggle

A large majority of grizzly bear deaths in the Elk Valley are non-hunter related.

Drones to aid field work

Conservation Officers will have a better view of the Elk Valley this summer with the use of a drone.

B.C. man dies after rescued from sinking fishing boat

A Prince Rupert fisherman dies after suffering apparent heart attack aboard troubled boat

Expenses rack up for family trying to return dead son’s body home

Fundraiser set up for Penticton family to help with expenses related to transporting their son

RDEK directors spar over funding contributions

Elkford, Sparwood want to cut the amount they contribute for regional government planning.

Powder pig hogwash

FAR pulls April Fool’s prank

Fernie honours local legend Dave Wall

Fernie ski veteran remembered as outgoing, industrious

Well sampling finds elevated selenium levels

EXCLUSIVE - Teck Resources forced to provide bottled water to users of four private wells

Swamped doctors appeal for help

Interior Health promises to address Sparwood doctor shortage

  • Mar 28th, 2018