Phil McLachlan

Sparwood Secondary School recognizes athletes

On June 15, Sparwood Secondary School (SSS) coaches presented 41 students with awards, recognizing them for improvements and achievements throughout the past year.

20 local artists, five distinct themes

A summer-long art exhibit has opened at the Fernie Museum

IDES students learn about the importance of recycling

Twenty-nine students from Isabella Dicken Elementary School (IDES) recently went behind-the-scenes, to witness the process of recycling a cities worth of garbage.

The Fernie Academy presents Treasure Island

Knox United Church was transformed back to the pirate age last week, when students from The Fernie Academy (TFA) presented their year-end play, Treasure Island.

Cranbrook artist to attend Wapiti

For the first time, Dawson Rutledge will be stepping onto the Wapiti stage, this August

Alleged herbicide use sparks interest of local resident

Lawn Doctor states they obey bylaws, Mow and Snow to demonstrate enviro-friendly weed solution.

Alleged herbicide use sparks interest of local resident

Lawn Doctor states they obey bylaws, Mow and Snow to demonstrate enviro-friendly weed solution.

Community Choir creates musical experience

Thirty members of the Fernie Community Choir graced those attending the Knox United Church with a beautiful variety of vocal talent, last Friday.

Slow start to wildfire season in the Elk Valley

The wildfire season is slow to start in the Elk Valley.

A Succulent Journey lands at The Arts Station

On Thursday, May 25, The Arts Station presented A Succulent Journey, a compilation of work created by the members of the Fernie Visual Arts Guild.

City green spaces to undergo herbicide application

UPDATE: Spraying is held until home owners are properly notified. Also, no spraying in Ridgemont.

Local inducted into Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Fernie local, Del Cleland, has been inducted into the Alberta School's Athletic Association's Sports Hall of Fame for his countless years as a coach in multiple sports.

Fernie Academy showcases variety of talent

The school's hallways are covered with artwork by children from kindergarten up to Grade 12.

Elk Valley Hospital on the waiting list for a new general surgeon

The Elk Valley Hospital in Fernie is soon to lose its only general surgeon, Dr. Colm Nally.

Naturalist Radio launches in Fernie

Local brothers Sam Moffat and Caleb Brown recently launched the first episode of their bi-monthly one-hour live electronic music show, Naturalist Radio.

New museum a safe haven for Michel-Natal history

The Michel-Natal Sparwood museum held its grand opening on Thursday, May 18.

Snow season ends with a big splash

The 2017 snow season came to a close last weekend, with a tremendous display of events and performances.

Wide Mouth Mason rocks the crowd at Fernival

Legendary 90s Canadian Rock band, Wide Mouth Mason, performed on Saturday during Fernie Alpine Resort’s closing weekend celebrations.

Biologists hope to learn more about elk migration through GPS tracking in Sparwood

60 elk have been collared in Sparwood, to help biologists understand migratory patterns.

Craig Mohr stickhandles his way to another season

Craig Mohr will once again return next year to coach the KIJHL Junior B Ghostriders Hockey Team.