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GALLERY: Fernie hosts springtime rail jam

GALLERY: Fernie hosts springtime rail jam

Skiers and snowboarders throw down tricks at the Raging Elk Kinky Rail Jam at Fernie Alpine Resort

GALLERY: Fernie hosts springtime rail jam
Elk Valley swimmers set records at provincials

Elk Valley swimmers set records at provincials

Five senior athletes from the Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club qualified for the Kamloops competition

Elk Valley swimmers set records at provincials
The Fernie Curling Club has confirmed there will be no curling this regular season. File photo

Delays dash hopes of Fernie curling season

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

The Fernie Curling Club has confirmed there will be no curling this regular season. File photo
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Fernie Ghostriders host annual banquet, present player awards
Fernie Ghostriders host annual banquet, present player awards
Jaffray local Katie Anderson wins Boarderstyle event

Jaffray local Katie Anderson wins Boarderstyle event

A Jaffray woman dominated the slopes Saturday to claim first place in…

Jaffray local Katie Anderson wins Boarderstyle event
Fernie skier braves extremes to find ‘soul line’

Fernie skier braves extremes to find ‘soul line’

Caleb Brown named male champion at backcountry ski competition

Fernie skier braves extremes to find ‘soul line’
Elkford woman wins national curling award

Elkford woman wins national curling award

Terry Vandale hailed as a champion of curling; credited with making the sport more accessible

Elkford woman wins national curling award
Legend of the Birkebeiners lives on in Fernie

Legend of the Birkebeiners lives on in Fernie

Fernie Nordic Society hosts second annual Fernie Birkie; looks to grow event

Legend of the Birkebeiners lives on in Fernie
Fernie athlete takes gold in Canada Cup mogul series

Fernie athlete takes gold in Canada Cup mogul series

A local skier has won gold before a home crowd during a national moguls competition in Fernie.

Fernie athlete takes gold in Canada Cup mogul series
Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning, right, responds to questions as head coach Travis Green listens during a news conference ahead of the NHL hockey team’s training camp, in Vancouver, on Thursday September 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Former Ghostrider Josh Teves signed to Canucks

Teves, who played in Fernie in 2013-14, earned the title of Top Defenceman

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning, right, responds to questions as head coach Travis Green listens during a news conference ahead of the NHL hockey team’s training camp, in Vancouver, on Thursday September 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Fernie Nordic Society has won the Kootenay Cup for the fourth time in five years. Submitted

Fernie nordic skiers claim Kootenay Cup

Fernie Nordic Society wins regional tournament for the fourth time in five years

The Fernie Nordic Society has won the Kootenay Cup for the fourth time in five years. Submitted
Fernie athletes reflect on Canada Winter Games

Fernie athletes reflect on Canada Winter Games

Sam Goodison and Caoimhe Heavey represented Alberta and B.C. at the multi-sport event

Fernie athletes reflect on Canada Winter Games
Elk Valley Dolphins to make a splash at provincials

Elk Valley Dolphins to make a splash at provincials

A record number of local swimmers qualified for the 2018-2019 Winter Provincial Championships

Elk Valley Dolphins to make a splash at provincials
Four back-to-back wins for the Fernie Ghostriders has secured them a spot in round two of the KIJHL 2019 Playoffs. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Ghostriders celebrate clean-sweep of round one playoffs

Next, Fernie takes on division rivals the Kimberley Dynamiters in round two

Four back-to-back wins for the Fernie Ghostriders has secured them a spot in round two of the KIJHL 2019 Playoffs. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Ghostriders two-for-two as Playoffs begin

Two back to back wins for the Fernie Ghostriders in round one…

Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Prior to Tuesday’s game, Kathy Merkel, KIJHL VP, handed out Eddie Mountain Division awards. rookie of the year went to Keegan McDowell

Dynamiters take first two games against Golden

Series moves to Golden for next two games

Prior to Tuesday’s game, Kathy Merkel, KIJHL VP, handed out Eddie Mountain Division awards. rookie of the year went to Keegan McDowell
GALLERY: Fernie skaters dazzle at annual ice show

GALLERY: Fernie skaters dazzle at annual ice show

Fernie Skating Club celebrates skaters’ achievements; presents annual ice show

GALLERY: Fernie skaters dazzle at annual ice show
Fernie Ghostriders ready for playoffs

Fernie Ghostriders ready for playoffs

Riders coach confident after team controls weekend of games against Columbia Valley Rockies

Fernie Ghostriders ready for playoffs
GALLERY: Family fun at Fernie nordic ski event

GALLERY: Family fun at Fernie nordic ski event

Fernie Nordic Society hosts annual Community Fun Race; reports membership growth

GALLERY: Family fun at Fernie nordic ski event
Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)

B.C.-based ‘Team Tardi’ brings home gold in junior curling worlds

In a 9-4 victory over Switzerland, a Langley-based curling team earned its 2nd straight world title

Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)