Phil McLachlan

Shred Kelly releasing 4th album

The Fernie-rooted band is home to play at The Northern Bar and Stage this Friday, December 15.

Couple launches Kombucha company

Fernie Alpine Springs - kombucha so pure, you might as well chop down a pine tree and chew on the branches.

Unique finds at Hearth Holiday Sale

For many, the Hearth Holiday Art Sale is beginning to serve as a reminder that Christmas is right around the corner. This year was Hearth's seventh anniversary.

Investigation ongoing at Fernie Memorial Arena

The Free Press sat down with City of Fernie officials to discuss what they know as of this time.

Investigation ongoing at Fernie Memorial Arena

The Free Press sat down with City of Fernie officials to discuss what they know as of this time.

Elk Valley teams place top eight in province

Three teams from the Elk Valley placed in the top eight at last week's 2017 BCSS Girls A Volleyball tournament, hosted in Fernie.

Jaffray Area OCP does not proceed

Following the public hearing on the Jaffray Area Official Community Plan [OCP] and the amended South Country Zoning Bylaw, the RDEK Board of Directors has voted not to proceed with the adoption of the bylaws.

MP vies for waterway protection

On Wednesday November 29, Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski introduced a Private Members Bill amending the Navigation Protection Act to protect the riding's lakes and rivers.

Jaffray and area residents oppose community plan

The majority of Jaffray residents voiced their overwhelming opposition to the newly proposed Official Community Plan presented by the Regional District of East Kootenay at a public hearing on Wednesday, November 22. They are worried this will change their lifestyle dramatically.

Jaffray Rebels place fourth in provincials

From November 23 to 25, the Jaffray Rebels Junior Girls Volleyball team hit the road to participate in the Junior Girls Volleyball Provincials, hosted in Surrey.

Cryptic Hive Tattoo; an epicentre for abstract art

Cryptic Hive Tattoo and Art Theatre is no ordinary Tattoo Parlour. This multimedia centre for art is home to some of the most creative, obscure creations around.

EKC Celebrates Five Years in Sparwood

East Kootenay Community Credit Union Celebrates Five Years in Sparwood

Fernie Figure Skating thankful for community support

When we first heard about Canada 150 -Skating Day in Canada, we knew that we had to apply. As the season went on, we started thinking and planning as to what we would do if we won the Canada 150 micro grant given to host this party.

Cokato resident receives Order of Canada

Dr. Bryan Kolb has been instrumental in helping society understand what happens inside our heads

Mainroad discusses road conditions, standards

Last week, Mainroad, the Ministry of Transportation, the City of Fernie and members of the public met at the Park Place Lodge to discuss the conditions of the roads and inquire as to whether or not they're meeting the required standard.

Fernie Alpine Resort opens for preview weekend

Fernie Alpine Resort will be opening for a preview weekend, this Saturday and Sunday

Golf pro has big plans for Sparwood Golf Course

Golf pro looks to a promising future for golf in Sparwood

Skid Steer stolen from Sparwood Transfer Station

Elk Valley RCMP are seeking the public's assistance with a theft that occurred over the weekend of November 11th and 12th.

Ghostriders show grit and tenacity

Hard work and heartbreak; a reoccurring theme in Fernie's past two hockey games.

Oil dumped illegally at Tie Lake Transfer Station

The Regional District of East Kootenay is searching for any information in regards to a large amount of oil dumped illegally at the Tie Lake Transfer Station.