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Mainroad expects 5 to 15 cm of snow in next 24 hours in East Kootenay

Highways contractor Mainroad has advised that they anticipate a fair amount of…

Assault charges laid following incident at B.C. cadet training centre

The incident, at HMCS Quadra, in Comox, occurred in July of 2018

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Great Big Buddy Read encourages peer to peer reading

Several schools throughout the Elk Valley took part in the reading event

Rolling with the punches at Judgement Night III

A power outage before the event didn’t stop these charity boxers from getting in the ring

Chronic Pain Project aims to improve care in the Elk Valley

The Chronic Pain Project is hosting a conference on February 26 and 27

Shred Kelly partners with Fernie Skating Club

The Skate to the Night Ice Show will feature live music by local band Shred Kelly

New video explores options for sexual assault survivors

The Fernie Women’s Resource Centre created the video to help survivors of assault in the Elk Valley

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy hosting story writing contest

Where did the Griz get his passion for winter sports?

  • Feb 4, 2020

Stories from the Shadows comes into the light

Former editor of The Free Press launches photo exhibit at The Arts Station

One sledder found deceased after SAR activation

Fernie Search and Rescue was activated twice on January 31

BREAKING: Kelowna murderer, Steven Pirko, sentenced to life in prison

Steven Pirko will serve 11 years before he is eligible for parole

Fernie Minor Hockey hosts home tournament

Teams from Alberta and B.C. faced off at the Fernie Memorial Arena last weekend

Elk Valley Minor Hockey hosts Novice tournament

The Elk Valley Minor Hockey Association hosted a tournament in Sparwood this…

Elk Valley Suicide Task Force to host information night

The suicide information night will be held on February 12, 2020

Grasmere postal service still in question

A community meeting leaves residents with more questions than answers

Fernie Writers Conference makes a comeback

The event will be returning to Fernie after a nine year hiatus

Former editor of The Free Press to showcase work at The Arts Station

Phil McLachlan’s show will run for one month beginning on January 30

New recycling depot set to open in the Elk Valley

The depot will accept 76 additional recyclable items

  • Jan 29, 2020

Canadian films showcased at weekend festival

The Reel Canadian Film Festival took place at the Vogue Theatre January 24-26