Phil McLachlan

Chefs dominate the wild “Untamed Kootenays”

Sixty lucky guests were treated to a special night of culinary excellence at Island Lake Lodge's third annual Untamed Kootenays event on June 8.

Police investigating fatal collision near Grave Lake

Grave Lake is located approximately halfway between Sparwood and Elkford

People throwing food at a bear in Fernie alarms conservation groups

Wildlife conservation groups in the Elk Valley are encouraging individuals to be smarter while enjoying the outdoors, following a report of people throwing food at a bear over the weekend.

Mexico-bound Tour Divide riders complete first day, pass through Fernie

Divide riders looking strong as they finish first leg of 4160 km race

Curl BC recognizes outstanding contribution

Two individuals who are the heart and soul of the Sparwood Curling Club have been honoured for their years of selfless service.

Speed limit around Lizard Creek Bridge reduced to 60 km/hr

Crews are reminding residents to slow down while construction is underway

Category 3 fires to be prohibited in Southeast Fire District

The prohibition will take effect at noon on Wednesday, June 12

Burn victim inspires Elk Valley graduates

John Westhaver educates students on road safety after surviving childhood crash

City eliminates highway location for Fernie fire hall

City considers moving Fernie fire hall to downtown location

Community Response Network looks out for Sparwood seniors

Seniors in the spotlight ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15

Elk Valley veterans, first responders mark 75th anniversary of D-Day

Veterans dinner attracts record turnout, Bosnia War veteran speaks out about mental health

Wildfire near Canada/U.S. border reaches 47 hectares, out of control

The fire is suspected to be person-caused and is under investigation

Smoke from Alberta wildfires shrouds East Kootenay towns

Air quality health index rating for the Cranbrook area showing moderate risk to health

Tobacco Plains disconnected despite $2.9m internet project

Current internet levels barely support band members, basic business needs

Fernie students take waste solutions to City

Fernie Secondary Grade 9 class pitch drain filters, cigarette bins to address key pollutants

Sparwood Save-On-Foods partners with Food Share

A Sparwood supermarket is on its way to becoming waste free after partnering with a local food share program.

VIDEO: Sick eagle released back into wild

Three months after a golden eagle suffering from lead poisoning was found in Elko, it has been released back into the wild.

Fernie women step in to save autism program

Branch Out Learning and Behaviour Therapy to replace EK Behaviour Intervention Program in June

SD5 drafts business case for Fernie school expansion

Ecole Isabella Dicken Elementary School is currently 30 per cent over capacity

Wildfire between Jaffray and Cranbrook under control

A wildfire discovered yesterday between Jaffray and Mayook is now classified as under control.