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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

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Tobacco Plains celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day
'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison
Plant-based burgers may not be as healthy as they seem
'Bad choices make good stories': Margaret Trudeau brings her show to Just for Laughs

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

Smoke from Alberta wildfires shrouds East Kootenay towns

Air quality health index rating for the Cranbrook area showing moderate risk to health

Tofino’s ‘Mushroom Man’ wins Top Chef Canada Season 7

Chef Paul Moran of 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina won the $100,000 prize and Top Chef title.

UPDATE: Notices, warnings issued after bear destroyed in Fernie

Two-year-old female bear euthanized after becoming human food conditioned, habituated

How should the Elk Valley’s private forests be managed?

About 818,000ha of private land in B.C. is managed under the Private Managed Forest Land Program

UPDATE: Black bear confused with grizzly, still in Park Lane area

Residents have been urged not to approach the bear and cub, which were in the Park Lane area Monday

Fernie students take waste solutions to City

Fernie Secondary Grade 9 class pitch drain filters, cigarette bins to address key pollutants

Sparwood coal mine to expand in October

Baldy Ridge Extension to extend life of EVO until 2045, increase the disturbance area by 862ha