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Why Do Some People Get Bit by Mosquitoes More Than Others?

A 2004 study published by the National Institutes of Health and a…


Chickens could be allowed in Fernie depending on how the council feels about it after summer 2022. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Fernie taking a better look at chickens

Increased food security and dangers of attracting bears are top of mind for the city


Backyard chickens are proving a hit for Sparwood resident Cara Dawn and her family. (Image courtesy of Cara Dawn)

Chicken takeover slow, but hens a hit for one Sparwood resident

Backyard hens have been allowed in Sparwood since November 2021