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Police investigating fatal collision near Grave Lake

Grave Lake is located approximately halfway between Sparwood and Elkford

People throwing food at a bear in Fernie alarms conservation groups

Wildlife conservation groups in the Elk Valley are encouraging individuals to be…

Speed limit around Lizard Creek Bridge reduced to 60 km/hr

Crews are reminding residents to slow down while construction is underway

Strong community opposition to Sparwood temporary worker camp

Residents raise concerns about proposed camp at public hearing; District to make decision on June 18

Volunteers needed for grizzly bear research in southeast B.C.

South Rockies Grizzly Bear Project tracks grizzly bear populations in southeastern British Columbia

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Mountain biker rescued in Fernie

Fernie Search and Rescue responds to injured mountain biker on Lazy Lizard trail

Elk Valley Cadets recognized for their outstanding achievements

Cadets from around the Elk Valley stood in formation during their annual…

Burn victim inspires Elk Valley graduates

John Westhaver educates students on road safety after surviving childhood crash

Elk Valley polluters fined $24,000

Province fines Teck Coal and Mark Spittael for environmental offences in Elkford

Package-free pop-up store launches in Fernie

Stocked Co. joins Fernie waste-free movement; offers community compositing, package-free options

Elk Valley mine rescue teams shine at provincials

Line Creek named B.C.’s best overall surface team, qualifies for national western region competition

Sparwood dad looks to U.S. after cancer treatments prove unsuccessful in B.C.

CAR T-cell therapy last hope for Barry Marchi; June 21 fundraiser to help cover costs

Wildfire near Canada/U.S. border reaches 47 hectares, out of control

The fire is suspected to be person-caused and is under investigation

City eliminates highway location for Fernie fire hall

City considers moving Fernie fire hall to downtown location

Community Response Network looks out for Sparwood seniors

Seniors in the spotlight ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15

Elkford wins national award for work with Latin American communities

Colombian and Peruvian municipalities benefit from District of Elkford’s expertise

District of Elkford CAO resigns

Curtis Helgesen will start at the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako in Burns Lake on July 1

Public hearing scheduled for Sparwood worker camp

District of Sparwood considers temporary use permit for 114-bed camp at 8000 Highway 43

Tobacco Plains disconnected despite $2.9m internet project

Current internet levels barely support band members, basic business needs