Phil McLachlan

$1000 reward for conviction in illegal trapping case

Traps cause unnecessary suffering and should be abolished, says animal rights group

Cameras to capture airborne dust

The District of Sparwood will install two cameras to document airborne dust caused by a nearby mine.

Elk Valley RCMP save local man’s life

An Elk Valley man has RCMP to thank after they saved him from a suspected fentanyl overdose, Sunday.

Apparently, violators will be persecuted

A ticket-bearing vigilante has been leaving 'Parking Violations' on vehicles in the downtown Fernie area, but don't panic if you see one of these bright yellow tickets on your windshield, they're not legitimate.

Pilot escapes helicopter crash in Elko uninjured

The helicopter crashed after a load strap became entangled in its tail rotor

Vehicle found upside down, submerged in Elk River

RCMP believe vehicle had been in the river quite some time

Humans believed to be to blame for Elkford fires

As of Monday, June 4, four wildfires were burning approximately 35 kilometres north of Elkford.

Illegal trap results in death of Sparwood cat

The person found responsible could face a number of charges

Fiery addition to Fernie restaurant scene

This addition to Fernie's booming culinary industry will give food-lovers yet another dining option.

WATCH: Historic landing in Sparwood

Saturday was historic for the town of Sparwood, as it saw the first-ever military landing at the Sparwood Elk Valley Airport.

Failing to stop at watercraft inspection station will result in $345 fine

CO Service reminding boaters it is mandatory to stop at watercraft inspection stations

Fernie youth drafted to Western Hockey League

Palmer one of two Fernie youth drafted in past 25 years

Historic qualifier for Dolphins Swim Club

For the first time in Dolphins Swim Club history, one of their swimmers has qualified for nationals.

No health, environmental risk due to ‘black rain’ made of dust: Teck

Dust triggered from blast at Teck's Elkview Operations resulted in what some reported as 'black rain'

PHOTOS: ‘Black rain’ reported in Sparwood

UPDATE: No health, environmental risk due to 'black rain' made of dust: Teck

Crash near Creston causes delays on Highway 3

As of this morning, DriveBC is reporting the highway open to single lane alternating traffic

Fernie businesses go green

Instead of asking if customers need a bag, cashiers will ask if they're okay without one.

Fox found trapped in Elkford, CO Service seeking answers

The CO Service reminds residents that it is illegal to set any traps in the District

New Slovenian artifacts shed light on Fernie’s past

A recent donation of historic Slovenian records has given the Fernie Museum a better insight into the lives of these people during the 20th century.

Boil Water Notice rescinded

Authorities recommend residents run all faucets for five minutes to flush the lines