Phil McLachlan

Wildlife Corner

Fewer bears destroyed in the Elk Valley and South Country this year

Experts discuss selenium in cross-border waterways

On October 16, The Kootenai River Network organized two public information sessions in Kalispell and Eureka in regards to the health of the Kootenai River watershed in northwestern Montana and southeastern B.C. The topics discussed pertained to the challenges agencies face when establishing selenium limits across jurisdictional boundaries and an international border.

Riders back on the ice against Creston

Local hockey stars celebrate big win away from home

Community Memorial to be held

The City of Fernie has announced they will be hosting a Community Memorial on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. to honour Wayne Hornquist, Lloyd Smith and Jason Podloski.

Fernie Community Choir celebrates Oktoberfest

On Friday, October 20, the Fernie Community Choir hosted an Oktoberfest Concert, a singalong featuring maritime, work, and drinking songs which brightened up the long October nights.

Harvested in Asia, crafted in Fernie

A behind-the-scenes look at the bamboo fly rod

Hockey teams, figure skaters back in action after equipment retrieved from Fernie Memorial Arena

For the past week, local hockey players and figure skaters have been unable to access their equipment, which was left in the Fernie Memorial Arena.

WATCH: Steps being made to extract ammonia, say experts

City workers and family members spoke to media today

BREAKING: Three fatalities confirmed at Fernie Memorial Arena

Emergency crews responded to the arena after reports came in of an ammonia leak

RCMP seeks help locating vehicle

Elk Valley RCMP are searching for a red 2005 Hyundai Tucson

Teck Coal pleads guilty to 2014 fish kill

Mining company fined $1.4M for toxic effluent released in Line Creek

Burst water main requires repair

This repair, which is said to take a few days, will affect water pressure in homes around Fernie

Ghostriders victorious in season opener

In their first home game of the season, the Fernie Ghostriders were looking to impress, and did not disappoint.

Gould/denBok/Everton Trio in concert

The classical trio will be in concert tonight, at Mountainside Community Church

Campfire ban to be rescinded in southern B.C.

Effective at noon on Friday, campfires will once again be allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre.

Local author reaches beyond comfort zone

In Case I Go , by Angie Abdou, takes a trip into the past

Greenhills wins best surface team overall

Elk Valley teams shine at 2017 National Western Region Mine Rescue Competition

Water conservation urged for Kootenay Columbia region

A level 3 drought rating calls for voluntary water use reductions of 30% from water users

Herbicide Exemption approved for Max Turyk

On August 14, 2017, City of Fernie Council granted an exemption for herbicide to be sprayed on the turf area at Max Turyk Community Centre, as permitted under section 6 of the Pesticide Use Control Bylaw No. 2093.

RCMP ask for public assistance

Police seek information surrounding accident in Sparwood, Saturday