Phil McLachlan

Man caught throwing away election signs in Fernie, ordered to put them back

Man told RCMP he had 'no faith in government'

Candidates take questions in Fernie

The all candidates forum in Fernie attracted a full house at the Best Western Hotel, bringing with it many questions which challenged candidates. There was such high interest from the crowd that the over-abundance in questions pushed the forum over its time limit of two-and-a-half hours.

Climate change, worker shortages, more addressed at Sparwood election forum

The Sparwood all-candidates forum was thought provoking and challenged candidates to dig deep, with several commenting on how they received some of the best questions yet in the electoral race.

Fernie elementary school wheels out inclusive athletics program

A new athletics program at EIDES aims to promote inclusion.

Bear reports highest in six years, says WildSafeBC

Bear sightings around B.C. are the highest in years, according to WildSafeBC.

Election candidates take questions in Elkford

On the night of September 27, federal election candidates from the Kootenay-Columbia region sat in front of a crowd of Elkford residents and took questions prepared by students.

Elk Valley mayors reflect on UBCM conference

[With files from Tom Fletcher]

Fernie business opens Tiny Home Hotel

This six-unit complex is, they believe, the first of its kind in Canada. Grand opening on October 8.

‘Unprecedented’ downturn in coal results in uncertainties for Teck

Company says downturn could result in hiring freeze, projects halted, equipment parked, jobs lost

Holocaust survivor to share stories with Fernie

An Evening With Alex is a free event, but seating is limited. RSVP at email below.

Land owner proposes highway lot for fire hall development

Richie Bhamra has long since moved away from his childhood town of Fernie, but never took his finger off the pulse of what happens.

Shred Kelly celebrating one decade on stage

Iconic Fernie band back in home town December for two back-to-back shows

Snow expected this weekend in Elk Valley

5-10 cm expected by Saturday night

UPDATE: Man recovering after being struck in crosswalk

Pedestrian, in his mid-20s, was transported out of Fernie for emergency care

Fernie cyclist crowned North American Enduro Champion

Jennifer McHugh selected to compete in Italy for Team Canada at Trophy of Nations

MOTI constructs enclosed carcass pits in effort to solve attractant issue

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) has developed enclosed carcass collection facilities along Highway 3 in an effort to reduce human-wildlife conflicts.

Trails in Fernie’s Ridgemont area reopen

Fernie Trails Alliance urging trail users to abide by and obey closures still in place

Driver of RV in Hosmer collision reported in stable condition

Collision occurred in Hosmer on September 5 and involved a semi truck, an RV and a school bus

New administrators for Elk Valley schools

Erin Hay promoted to principal for FSS, Ian Jarrell promoted to vice-principal for ESS

Bulls take second in Saratoga Cup

The Elk Valley Bulls rugby team returned from a provincial tournament with their heads high, placing second in the coveted Saratoga Cup.