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A double loss weekend has the Fernie Ghostriders back to the drawing board, just one week before playoffs begin. They are pictured above during practice at Fernie Memorial Arena. Phil McLachlan/File/The Free Press

Fernie Ghostriders face defeat during away weekend

Fans encouraged to wear white for first playoffs game at Fernie Memorial Arena, February 26

A double loss weekend has the Fernie Ghostriders back to the drawing board, just one week before playoffs begin. They are pictured above during practice at Fernie Memorial Arena. Phil McLachlan/File/The Free Press
GALLERY: Fernie Ghostriders get their home game mojo back

GALLERY: Fernie Ghostriders get their home game mojo back

Riders post 6-1 win over Columbia Valley Rockies; prepare for playoffs

GALLERY: Fernie Ghostriders get their home game mojo back
Local skier bound for Canada Winter Games

Local skier bound for Canada Winter Games

A total of 251 athletes from around B.C. will represent the province…

Local skier bound for Canada Winter Games
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Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
Miss Canada 2020
Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020
British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020
Fernie Ghostriders head coach Jeff Wagner has committed to two more years with the team. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Ghostriders head coach Jeff Wagner commits to another two years

Fernie Ghostriders head coach Jeff Wagner has committed to another two years…

Fernie Ghostriders head coach Jeff Wagner has committed to two more years with the team. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.

13-year-old B.C. hockey player quits team over bullying

Jamison Ladd penned a letter alleging that coaches did not do enough to resolve harassment

Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.
Extreme cold mars Fernie youth ski competition

Extreme cold mars Fernie youth ski competition

Fernie Jeep Junior Freeski finals cancelled amid extreme cold warning; local skiers excel in heats

Extreme cold mars Fernie youth ski competition
GALLERY: Fernie PeeWee hockey team face tough opponents

GALLERY: Fernie PeeWee hockey team face tough opponents

Junior Ghostriders PeeWee Rep team play first home game in two years; lose 2-4 to Windermere Rockies

GALLERY: Fernie PeeWee hockey team face tough opponents
Fernie Ghostriders rebound after disappointing home loss

Fernie Ghostriders rebound after disappointing home loss

Riders return to Fernie Memorial Arena on Saturday, February 9

Fernie Ghostriders rebound after disappointing home loss
Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

VIDEO: 2020 New Holland Canadian Juniors will playout in the Lower Mainland

Three-time national champ Tyler Tardi on hand for annoucement – excited to possibly compete at home.

Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)
Hockey fans raise over $3200 for cancer patient

Hockey fans raise over $3200 for cancer patient

Coaching staff reference Kaleb’s bravery and resilience in pre-game speech

Hockey fans raise over $3200 for cancer patient
Riders take three-point weekend against division leaders

Riders take three-point weekend against division leaders

Ghostriders maintain fifth place after one win, one loss

Riders take three-point weekend against division leaders
GALLERY: Fernie skiers impress at freestyle competition

GALLERY: Fernie skiers impress at freestyle competition

Fernie Freestyle Ski Club hosts Alberta Club Championship #1

GALLERY: Fernie skiers impress at freestyle competition
At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)

BC junior curlers bring home third national gold

Team BC, headed by skip Tyler Tardi, emerged triumphant – again – from the Canadian juniors Sunday.

At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)
Glory for Fernie Ghostriders in four-point weekend

Glory for Fernie Ghostriders in four-point weekend

Riders back at home on January 25-26 for games against the Kimberley Dynamiters and Nelson Leafs

Glory for Fernie Ghostriders in four-point weekend
Sparwood residents are embracing activities such as fatbiking. Source: Sparwood Trails Alliance/Facebook

Sparwood trails community growing

Sparwood Trails Alliance grows trail network, membership; hosting fatbike event February 2

Sparwood residents are embracing activities such as fatbiking. Source: Sparwood Trails Alliance/Facebook
Fernie hosts Kootenay Cup cross country skiing races

Fernie hosts Kootenay Cup cross country skiing races

Race series draws skiers from across East Kootenay and as far as Scotland to Fernie

Fernie hosts Kootenay Cup cross country skiing races
Fernie vs. Kimberley draws sellout crowd

Fernie vs. Kimberley draws sellout crowd

Division rivals tie at Fernie Memorial Arena, Friday night

Fernie vs. Kimberley draws sellout crowd
Polar Peak opens in time for holidays

Polar Peak opens in time for holidays

Polar Peak is Fernie Alpine Resort’s highest chair, elevating skiers and boarders to 2134 metres

Polar Peak opens in time for holidays
Fernie Riders cause Golden Rockets to misfire in yearender match

Fernie Riders cause Golden Rockets to misfire in yearender match

Riders’ first game of 2019 this Friday against the Kimberley Dynamiters in Fernie

Fernie Riders cause Golden Rockets to misfire in yearender match
Ghostriders enter 2019 with playoff dream

Ghostriders enter 2019 with playoff dream

Four months into the 2018/19 season, Ghostriders head coach Jeff Wagner is…

Ghostriders enter 2019 with playoff dream