Local News

Men need more support: Elk Valley violence expert

Service providers look to fill gap in domestic violence programming for men

Financial audit contract divides Fernie council

Council sticks with local accounting firm; plus other City of Fernie news

Regional news recap

A quick recap of the top news stories this week in Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie and Kimberley.

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Kootenay East MLA ‘couldn’t be happier’ with electoral reform result

71.8 per cent of the Kootenay East vote favoured keeping the First Past the Post system

MLA to discuss Alberta referral process with Elk Valley doctors

Billing issues not to blame for B.C. patients refused healthcare in Alberta: Ministry of Health

Snowboarder buried in Elk Valley avalanche

Group self-rescues after triggering an avalanche south of Sparwood

UPDATE: Highway 3 reopens 10 hours after Jaffray crash

It’s the third crash involving a cattle liner in two months

Elkford helipad hailed a success

Successful outcomes with critically injured thanks to new helipad

Accused in Fernie stabbing case remanded in custody

Livan Chris Barnett is scheduled to appear in Cranbrook Law Courts via video on December 17

Committee to oversee expansion of Teck coal mine in Sparwood

Socio-Community Economics Effects Advisory Committee formed; plus other District of Sparwood news

Avalanche Canada issues special public warning

Very weak layer buried under recent snow a cause for concern

Strong demand for domestic violence services in the Elk Valley

Over 650 women sought support from the Fernie Women’s Resource Centre in 2017

City of Fernie gets curlers back on the ice

City, Fernie Curling Club to share cost of $95,000 refrigeration mats to address leaks

Huge snowstorm headed for Elk Valley

Mainroad issues weather event advisory with up to 25cm expected over the next 24 hours

Elk Valley mayors to lead hospital district board

Dean McKerracher, David Wilks elected to Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board

Rezoning paves way for next stages of Montane Fernie

Multi-family units, cottages, recreational facilities planned as part of multimillion-dollar project

Hotel stabbing back in Fernie court

Livan Chris Barnett has been charged with aggravated assault over the October 22 incident