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Timber Chair to undergo makeover

A popular chairlift at Fernie Alpine Resort (FAR) will run more smoothly…

Fernie public works yard set for complete overhaul

City of Fernie considers $5m overhaul of aging public works buildings; awards design contract

Teck to compensate Sparwood residents for dust

House cleaning among mitigation measures pitched by focus group; plus former Mayor joins SCEEAC

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600 new campsites coming to spots across B.C. ahead of the 2019 season

Delays dash hopes of Fernie curling season

Leaky floor fix takes longer than expected; City offers to extend ice plant operation for bonspiel

Protective human chain forms around Victoria mosque for Friday prayer

Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

Jaffray, Tobacco Plains, others to receive high-speed internet upgrade

The government today announced an initiative to connect rural British Columbia

Education key to coexistence: CanWel

CanWel executives say education is key to the Fernie community and forestry…

Paramedics union raises alarm over spike in out-of-service ambulances

Staffing shortages affecting service levels in Kootenays

Avalanche warning issued for Lizard Range, Flathead near Fernie

Warmer weather to increase avalanche risk: Avalanche Canada

B.C. poverty plan combines existing spending, housing programs

Target is to lift 140,000 people out of poverty from 2016 level

Replacement school for Fernie imminent: SD5

School district board chair confident capital funding to follow maintenance project announcement

Teck to address air emission issues at Sparwood mine

Poorly performing dust collection system blamed for exceedances at Elkview Operations

WorkSafeBC close to completing ammonia inspections after Fernie arena tragedy

Statutory agency inspects ammonia-based fish processing facilities, follows up outstanding orders

Pacific Rim National Park mourns loss of ‘bright star’ killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Angela Rehhorn remembered for her enthusiasm, dedication and sense of adventure

Columbia Basin Trust hosting transboundary conference on Columbia River

Discuss the future of the Columbia River at the conference in Kimberley.

800-year-old Vancouver Island log ready for United Nations project

Language Revitalization Pole will be publicly carved, then delivered to the University of Victoria

RDEK, City of Fernie join search and rescue funding calls

Resolutions to put pressure on Province for stable funding; EMBC in negotiations with BCSARA

Up to 20cm of snow forecast for Elk Valley

Storm to affect East and West Kootenay; motorists encouraged to drive to conditions

Motorist caught driving high in Elk Valley

RCMP issues 44 tickets to drivers; motorist fined $230 under the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act

Elkford council approves permit for Teck temporary housing project

Temporary worker accommodations to house external contractor workforce for “critical” Teck projects