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Fernie school launches hockey academy

Fernie school launches hockey academy

Fernie Academy Fury gives youth a chance to play hockey and attend school in the Elk Valley

Fernie school launches hockey academy
Beaver Valley Nitehawks deny Fernie Ghostriders the win

Beaver Valley Nitehawks deny Fernie Ghostriders the win

The Riders return to Fernie Memorial Arena Friday for their last game of 2018

Beaver Valley Nitehawks deny Fernie Ghostriders the win
Christmas comes early for Fernie Ghostriders

Christmas comes early for Fernie Ghostriders

Riders take massive 6-0 victory at home, acquire pro player from Denmark

Christmas comes early for Fernie Ghostriders
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Rhoda DeLuca was denied a referral to Calgary after being diagnosed with stage two breast cancer. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press

Hosmer woman victim of a broken health system

Breast cancer patient left to fight disease alone after being denied referral to Calgary

Rhoda DeLuca was denied a referral to Calgary after being diagnosed with stage two breast cancer. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press
The Outdoor Community Rink will open on Monday, December 17. Photo credit: Thomas Hopkins

Fernie outdoor rink to open December 17

City approves user fees for private rental of Outdoor Community Rink

The Outdoor Community Rink will open on Monday, December 17. Photo credit: Thomas Hopkins
Fernie fatbiking season in full swing

Fernie fatbiking season in full swing

Riders hit the trails on Global Fatbike Day

Fernie fatbiking season in full swing
Ghostriders defuse Dynamiters at home

Ghostriders defuse Dynamiters at home

Game 13 proves unlucky for Mountain division leaders Kimberley

Ghostriders defuse Dynamiters at home
GALLERY: Opening day at Fernie Alpine Resort

GALLERY: Opening day at Fernie Alpine Resort

Hundreds of skiers and snowboarders turn out for winter opening day at Fernie Alpine Resort

GALLERY: Opening day at Fernie Alpine Resort
Blaine, Carson and Dominic Thomas with Wesley Johnston and Ross Frazier. Photo by Raven Eye Photography.

Fernie adaptive snow program needs volunteers

FIRE to host group of Australian adaptive skiers in February as word of the program spreads

Blaine, Carson and Dominic Thomas with Wesley Johnston and Ross Frazier. Photo by Raven Eye Photography.
Fernie Ghostriders celebrate after beating the Rockets 3-2 in Sparwood on Saturday, November 24. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press

Nail-biting weekend for Fernie Ghostriders

Tight contest sends games against Golden Rockets, Columbia Valley Rockies into overtime

Fernie Ghostriders celebrate after beating the Rockets 3-2 in Sparwood on Saturday, November 24. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press
The Fernie Ghostriders have submitted their bid to host the 2020 BC Hockey Cyclone Taylor Cup. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

BREAKING: Fernie Ghostriders announce bid to host 2020 BC Hockey Cyclone Taylor Cup

The Kimberley Dynamiters are also in the running to host the annual tournament

The Fernie Ghostriders have submitted their bid to host the 2020 BC Hockey Cyclone Taylor Cup. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Emilie Brien defeated Jessica Koehler in the first bout of the evening.

Gallery: 26 fighters face off in Judgement Night 2

On Saturday November 3, 26 fighters faced off against each other in…

Emilie Brien defeated Jessica Koehler in the first bout of the evening.
Come down and support the Ghostriders who face off against the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Sparwood, tonight. File photo

Riders in Sparwood this Friday

Fernie faces off against Grand Forks tonight in Sparwood

Come down and support the Ghostriders who face off against the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Sparwood, tonight. File photo
Ghostriders take 1-1 weekend at home

Ghostriders take 1-1 weekend at home

Riders play in Sparwood Nov. 9 and 24, back in Fernie against Kimberley Dec. 1

Ghostriders take 1-1 weekend at home
Fernie charity boxing event tipped to sellout

Fernie charity boxing event tipped to sellout

Fernie Old School Boxing to host Judgement Night II at the community centre on Saturday night

Fernie charity boxing event tipped to sellout
Ghostriders put the heat on Chase in home win

Ghostriders put the heat on Chase in home win

Fernie Ghostriders play two home games this weekend against Kamloops Storm and Castlegar Rebels

Ghostriders put the heat on Chase in home win
David Wilks previously served as Mayor of Sparwood from 2005 to 2011. File photo

Sparwood mayor-elect reveals first priorities

David Wilks has been elected Mayor of Sparwood for the second time

David Wilks previously served as Mayor of Sparwood from 2005 to 2011. File photo
Fernie soccer team makes history

Fernie soccer team makes history

Under 10 boys development team beats four American teams to win tournament

Fernie soccer team makes history
Double loss sends Riders back to drawing board

Double loss sends Riders back to drawing board

Despite putting up a good fight against both Revelstoke and Creston, the…

Double loss sends Riders back to drawing board
The Fernie Half Marathon features 21km, relay and 10km events. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press

Word of Fernie Half Marathon spreads

More than 410 people from across North America signed up for the 2018 Fernie Half Marathon

The Fernie Half Marathon features 21km, relay and 10km events. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press