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West Kootenay couple escapes Spain – safe, sound, and in self-isolation

BC couple Garrett Kucher and Tory Apostoliuk make it home after almost a week of lockdown in Spain

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Elkford curlers headed to B.C. Winter Games

Four young women from Elkford will be representing the East and West…

Elkford curlers dominate East Kootenay Playdowns

The East Kootenay High School Curling Playdowns took place in Fernie last weekend

Ghostriders extend win streak to eight games

The action and energy grew exponentially at Friday night’s Ghostriders game. The…

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VIDEO: Kootenay Patricks assemble for first practice ahead of charity game

The group of locals will play Montreal Canadiens alumni next week

Ethan Fitzgerald recognized for netminding prowess

Fernie Ghostriders goalie Ethan Fitzgerald has earned the first star for the…

  • Jan 8, 2020

Ghostriders, Dynamiters face off in sold out game

The Fernie Ghostriders played against arch rivals the Kimberley Dynamiters on Friday…

Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford on Saturday

Hundreds of the best runners in the country competing at Clearbrook Park

Fernie volleyball athletes qualify for provincials

Provincials take place in Castlegar, hosted by Mt. Sentinel, Nov. 21 to 23

Fernie defenceman among KIJHL stars of the week

Sawan Gill helped his team earn wins over the Thunder Cats and Nitehawks

Dedicated Sparwood volunteers honoured

When Irene and David Endicott’s names were called, a full house of…

Introducing the Coal Valley Boxing Club

Boxing organization changes name to better represent both Fernie and Sparwood clubs

VIDEO: Quidditch in the Kootenays

Young wizards and witches played a muggle-version of the sport

GALLERY: Ghostriders smother Steam in huge 7-0 win

The Riders take on the Creston Valley Thunder Cats, Saturday Oct. 26 in Fernie

Fernie loses tough battle against Kelowna

Ghostriders sit second in Eddie Mountain Division, three points behind Kimberley

Fernie cyclist crowned North American Enduro Champion

Jennifer McHugh selected to compete in Italy for Team Canada at Trophy of Nations

Fernie kids triathlon 2019 a great success

James Snell - reporter@thefreepress.ca The ninth annual Fernie Kids Triathlon was a…

  • Sep 23, 2019