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Nakusp hospital staff praised for response during emergency

Power generator failed on New Year’s, but human spirit didn’t

Angel Flight helps Invermere man

After angels came to his rescue, Rick Jarrett became one too. When…

Rick Jensen retires as Chair of Columbia Basin Trust

Jensen spent seven years on the board, four as chair

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Upgraded space, menu for the Fernie Hotel

The Fernie Hotel & Pub is new, improved and reopened to the…

Fernie nordic skier qualifies for B.C. Winter Games

Fernie Nordic Racers athlete, Wes Robinson-Shaw, 14, has qualified for the upcoming…

  • Jan 8, 2020

Fifth annual Fernie on Fire

On Saturday evening, sparks, embers and ash floated up toward a bright…

Local woman is volunteer powerhouse

Volunteering and good will run through Sarann Press’ veins. Growing up in…

Nine per cent value increase for Fernie homes

Owners of approximately 147,500 properties throughout the Kootenay Columbia region have received…

New programs at Kootenay Employment Services

Kootenay Employment Services Society (KES) is offering additional services in 2020 to…

Fernie Alpine Resort to show community appreciation

Residents of the Elk Valley can ski and ride for free on…

UPDATE: Highway 3, Kootenay Pass remains closed due to avalanche hazard

The road is expected to re-open at 6p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.

Banff Mountain Film Festival delights

A sold out theatre full of people gasped, laughed and exclaimed as…

Elkford emergency department closed

Elkford residents requiring emergency health care on January 6 and 7 will…

Winter storm watch in effect for Elk Valley

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm watch for the Elk Valley.…

Campaign launched to support young woman injured in explosion

Emergency personnel responded to a reported explosion in Cranbrook on Dec. 27.

One injured in New Year’s shooting

Elk Valley RCMP responded to an altercation inside a residence on Fifth…

Christmas trees to go up in flames

Christmas trees will be going up in flames on January 4, 2020…

New cafe for Rooftop Coffee Roasters

Rooftop Coffee Roasters officially opened the doors on their new cafe on…

Carolla’s Crue supports school sports

Students from every school in the Elk Valley are playing with new…

Scholarships for local swimmers and coach

Our club has received some amazing recognition in the past few weeks.…

  • Dec 31, 2019