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Tobacco Plains Indian Band hosts first annual powwow

Many years ago, indigenous groups around North America would welcome in visitors…

Ramp Up reaches first milestone in making downtown Fernie more accessible

Bright purple ramps resting outside businesses in downtown Fernie are signs that…

Green Party invites the public to meet the two candidates vying for Kootenay Columbia nomination

Meetings in Cranbrook and Revelstoke; candidate will be chosen on July 14

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Tobacco Plains celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day
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School District 5 hires Silke Yardley as new Superintendent

School District 5 (SD5) Board of Education is pleased to announce the…

UPDATE: Location of wounded grizzly bear remains unknown

Information about location of wounded grizzly? Call RAPP line (1-877-952-7277)

Watch: Tobacco Plains celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

In commemoration of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, the Tobacco…

Fundraiser for Sparwood cancer patient raises over $80k

A fundraiser for a small-town man battling with blood cancer raised over…

RCMP busy with thefts, mortar discovery, assault, arrests, more

Submitted Cst. Debra Katerenchuk, Media Relations Officer, Elk Valley RCMP The Elk…

  • Jun 25, 2019

First Nations included in latest Columbia River Treaty talks

Seventh round of negotiations between Canada and U.S. wrap up in Washington D.C.

Proposed Hosmer intersection set to improve safety

A proposed intersection in Hosmer aims to improve the safety of those…

Maiden Lake flood mitigations to be completed in full

The City of Fernie will forge ahead with all required flood mitigations…

  • Jun 20, 2019

Fernie’s Kerri Wall hopes to represent Green Party in federal election

Nelson’s Abra Brynne and Kaslo’s Judson Hansel have also chosen to run

Sparwood council denies temporary worker camp application

In a unanimous decision on Tuesday night, the District of Sparwood denied…

Teck responds to Senators’ letter to John Horgan

Teck Resources has responded to a story regarding eight U.S. senators who…

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