Phil McLachlan

Barry Marchi’s spirits high as treatment in Seattle continues

Barry Marchi's spirits are high as he continues treatment in the United States.

New art gallery opens downtown Fernie

Two local artists, Tara Higgins and Kerri Holmes have joined forces to open H2 Studio Gallery

Search continues for new leads in Mt. Bisaro cave system

Cavers returning October, November to push new leads, extend Canada's deepest cave near Fernie

North Coal presents water quality solutions to public

The mining company held an open house in Sparwood, August 1

Fernie Mayor says City is committed to hosting Mine Rescue competitions

Fernie mayor Ange Qualizza says that a rumour alleging the City will not host the National Western Region Mine Rescue Competition is false.

UPDATE: Suspicious package deemed not a threat, downtown re-opened

As of 12:35 on Sunday, business returned to normal.

Elk Valley’s first cannabis store opens its doors, serves first customer

Summit Cannabis will open Saturday morning at 10 a.m. for their first full day of business

“For the sake of tradition” – Queer Anglican minister reflects on same-gender marriage vote

Minister feels 'hamstrung' by group of people intent on preserving the traditional view of marriage

Kootenay Anglican bishop voices favour for same-gender marriages

Kootenay Diocese among 19 out of 30 around country to voice approval for same-gender marriage

Statistics Canada report shows fluctuations in Elk Valley crime levels

Crime in some parts of Fernie is on the rise, according to a report released by Statistics Canada.

Wounded grizzly bear near Fernie never found

One month after a grizzly bear was wounded by authorities in an attempt to destroy it, the location of the bear remains unknown.

Youth unemployment in Fernie soars, employers suffering

Employers are resorting to hiring youth out-of-province to help fill their labour needs

Heidi Gravelle elected chief, Tobacco Plains Indian Band

The Tobacco Plains Indian Band's newest elected chief is excited to give back.

Past, present and future of Tobacco Plains

Ktunaxa Nation elder reflects on granddaughter's election, speaks to the future of band

Three individuals rescued after stranded overnight on Elk River

Three individuals have been located safe after becoming stranded overnight during a river float trip.

Ghostriders switch gears, prep for another season

The Fernie Ghostriders are looking forward to another strong season, despite the fact it will be a very different team.

VIDEO: Electrical storm passes over Elk Valley

Shortly after Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm warning on the night of July 23, a massive electrical storm rolled through the Elk Valley and into Alberta. The video below is a compilation of strikes seen from Fernie at around 1:30 a.m., July 24.

Thunderstorms, hail expected in Elk Valley tonight

Thunderstorms and hail are expected to impact the Elk Valley within the next 24 hours.

Komatsu announces plans for $40M, 85k-square-foot facility in Sparwood

Komatsu Mining Corp. has announced plans to develop a new 85,000-square-foot sales and service facility in downtown Sparwood.

Former Fernie Ghostrider re-signs with Vancouver Canucks

Josh Teves has signed a two-year contract with the NHL team