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Ktunaxa, supporters celebrate protection of Qat’muk and the Jumbo valley

Speeches, acknowledgements and ceremonies mark an emotional gathering in Cranbrook

BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada, British Columbia and First Nations

Jumbo Valley to be protected, ending decades-long dispute over proposed ski resort

Development rights permanently retired for site of proposed year-round ski resort west of Invermere

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Governor general visits overdose prevention site in Vancouver, says overdose issue 'complicated'
Blair says RCMP have met Wet'suwet'en conditions, barricades should come down
Knife-wielding man arrested after barricading himself in Richmond Walmart
Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests

SAR picks up two sledders after night spent outside

Fernie and Sparwood Search and Rescue (SAR) were called to action on…

The Fernie Hotel to host bushfire fundraiser

Putting a charitable spin on your typical Sunday Funday this weekend at The Fernie Hotel

  • Jan 17, 2020

City of Kimberley finalizes sale of SunMine to Teck

Teck officially purchased the SunMine from the City of Kimberley on December 31, 2019.

Ghostriders take home seventh consecutive win

This past Sunday, the Ghostriders challenged Spokane’s Braves in a fiery match…

  • Jan 15, 2020

Edibles now offered in Fernie cannabis shops

As of October 17, 2019, almost a year after the official legalization…

  • Jan 15, 2020

To Australia from Fernie, helping those back home

With her home country going up in flames over 13,000 kilometres away,…

Fundraiser launched for Elkford boy with leukemia

Rhys was diagnosed on September 16, 2019 with B-Cell Leukemia at the…

  • Jan 14, 2020

Got rhythm? Join in with SAMAJAM in Cranbrook

Anyone who has ever attended a concert and wanted to be a…

Hands on avalanche training for FSS students

On Thursday, January 9 the day began with a golden sunrise and…

  • Jan 14, 2020

Community Appreciation Day at FAR

A thick blanket of snow fell on skiers and snowboarders alike on…

Sparwood hosts annual Chip or Burn event

Firefighters and residents beat the winter weather by warming up around a…

  • Jan 14, 2020

Extreme cold warning for the Elk Valley

The Elk Valley, along with the majority of British Columbia, is under…

RDEK calls for Volunteer of the Year nominations

The Regional District of East Kootenay is seeking nominations for the 2020…

Shypitka updates RDEK on proposed provincial time changes

A famous German physicist once said time is relative. And when it…

Fatal car crash south of Elkford

On January 11, at approximately 8:20 p.m., Elk Valley RCMP responded to…

Fernie Trails Alliance announces withdrawal from management of Ridgemont trail network

The Fernie Trails Alliance (FTA) today announced their withdrawal from the management…

Mainroad issues weather advisory

Snow expected to continue through weekend