Phil McLachlan

Ghostriders victorious in season opener

In their first home game of the season, the Fernie Ghostriders were looking to impress, and did not disappoint.

Gould/denBok/Everton Trio in concert

The classical trio will be in concert tonight, at Mountainside Community Church

Campfire ban to be rescinded in southern B.C.

Effective at noon on Friday, campfires will once again be allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre.

Local author reaches beyond comfort zone

In Case I Go , by Angie Abdou, takes a trip into the past

Greenhills wins best surface team overall

Elk Valley teams shine at 2017 National Western Region Mine Rescue Competition

Water conservation urged for Kootenay Columbia region

A level 3 drought rating calls for voluntary water use reductions of 30% from water users

Herbicide Exemption approved for Max Turyk

On August 14, 2017, City of Fernie Council granted an exemption for herbicide to be sprayed on the turf area at Max Turyk Community Centre, as permitted under section 6 of the Pesticide Use Control Bylaw No. 2093.

RCMP ask for public assistance

Police seek information surrounding accident in Sparwood, Saturday

Wapiti Music Festival sees record-breaking year

Over one-hundred-and-fifty volunteers, musicians and artists made the seventh annual Wapiti Music Festival possible for over 2000 attendees, August 11-12.

Two cougars destroyed near Island Lake Lodge

On August 12, 2017 the Fernie Conservation Officer Service (C.O.S.) was forced to destroy two sibling immature cougars, one healthy male and one underweight female, near Island Lake Lodge. The two-and-a-half-year-old cougars were destroyed due to the risk they posed to the general public.

Lizard Creek Subdivision approved

The Lizard Creek Subdivision was approved on Aug 4 with the support of 10 out of 15 RDEK directors.

ODB victorious against Southpaws in slo-pitch tournament

Sixteen softball teams faced off last weekend in the 2017 Fernie Mixed Slo-Pitch softball playoffs.

Innovative seamstress sews future in Fernie

Inside the workshop of Fernie seamstress, Caitlyn Bellavance, lies the possibility to create just about anything.

238 runners take on the Elk Valley Ultra

On Saturday, July 29, 238 runners competed in the first ever Elk Valley Ultra, a 50 km endurance running race.

Two drivers charged in road rage incident

With files from the Elk Valley RCMP

World travellers ride through Fernie

Canada: 23rd country for world cyclists

Bear and cubs spotted in Mt Fernie Provincial Park

Early during the afternoon of July 28, cyclists reported seeing a bear and two cubs feeding in the huckleberry patches by Old Goat trail, Mt. Fernie Provincial Park.

Fernie F.C. undefeated in JulyFest tournament

Eighteen players represented Fernie in the JulyFest Soccer Tournament, which took place in Kimberley July 22-23. Over the course of two days, 60 teams played over 150 games on nine different fields. Fernie F.C. was mostly comprised of players from Fernie, although there were four from Calgary who also joined the team upon arrival.

Western CA golf championship comes down to the last putt

From July 10-13, young golf stars fought hard for the title of Future Links Golf Champion, in Golf Canada's Future Links, driven by Acura Western Championship hosted at the Fernie Golf and Country Club.

Unprovoked assault puts young man in hospital

The Elk Valley RCMP is requesting that anyone with information please come forward