Phil McLachlan

Fernie skier wins two golds

Fernie skier, Caoimhe Heavey, walked away with two provincial golds at the slopestyle competition in Lake Louise.

Beanpod celebrates six years

Nationally renowned local chocolate shop, the Beanpod, celebrated six successful years in business on February 13.

Fred Penner spreads nostalgic joy

Fred Penner started Stoke Fest off right on Saturday, when he performed classic hits such as Itsy Bitsy Spider, and The Cat Came Back.

Elk Run and Riot share stories

Three west-coast musical storytellers graced The Brickhouse with their songs of youth, travel and adventure on February 10.

Statutory release date denied

Repeat sex offender, Randall Hopley will remain in jail past his statutory release date that was scheduled for March 19, 2017.

Heavy snow affects wildlife

Biologists are concerned that the large build up of snow may impact the regular annual feeding times for animals in the early spring time.

Mining industry to fundraise for Children’s Hospital

On February 2, the B.C. Mining Industry launched a fundraising campaign for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Self-defence gives youth self-confidence

The Sparwood Shotokan Karate School partnered with the City of Sparwood to host a three-day self-defence program.

The unspoken sacrifices of our local first responders

A single traumatic event can trigger a stress disorder such as PTSD. First responders are exposed to hundreds throughout their career.

Public avalanche warning issued for backcountry users

Public avalanche warning for recreational backcountry users issued for the dates between Friday, February 10 to Monday, February 13.

Travel advisory: freezing rain from Jaffray to Elko

Freezing rain is underway from Jaffray to Elko, a 19.2-kilometer stretch.