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Wildlife groups in the Elk Valley hope that new data from a four-year collaring study will help shed light on the solutions necessary to help elk populations bounce back, as well as benefit numerous organizations.
On September 4, Angel Flight East Kootenay (EK) accepted a donation of $2834.51 from the Elkford Firefighters Association.
Sparwood Mayor Wilks said an increase in visibility could have potentially prevented the accident
Jeanine Smith sits on the edge of her hotel bed while her son Dakota Armstrong and his girlfriend Melissa Leclair lie behind her watching movies on their phone. Smith looks out the small window in the far corner of the room - even if they wanted to move, they couldn't. The lack of housing in Fernie has forced them to live out of hotel room for the past month.
The new solar array will help the community hall in Grasmere reduce its impact on the environment
According to Elk Valley RCMP, the investigation into the events at Fernie Memorial Arena is ongoing
[Submitted, Cst. Debra Katerenchuk, Elk Valley RCMP]
A fire in a workshop on Lower Elk Valley Road near Sparwood was successfully extinguished Tuesday morning thanks to the efforts of both Sparwood and Elkford Fire Departments.
Today the District of Sparwood announced that the construction of Sparwood's first off-leash dog park is underway.
For over 100 years, approximately 83 bodies have rested in a burial ground in the Ridgemont area of Fernie, until recently.
The City of Fernie has taken steps towards advancing reconciliation through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action. This could include several initiatives such as cultural training, land acknowledgements, a review of the Ghostrider logo, and inclusion of Ktunaxa language in City signage.
UPDATE: Friday, August 23, 2:00 p.m.
Laws make it harder to protect private land than ever before says farmer, local government
RCMP are seeking witnesses to the theft of a yellow 2002 Subaru Forester from the Fernie area on August 17.
Come Thursday, around 40 employers will be waiting to shake hands with their potential new employees
The City of Fernie announced at the beginning of August a dangerous log jam is located north of the Fernie Golf Course and between Fernie and Hosmer. The log jam has caused the Elk River to be considered unsafe and unpassable in this area.
On Monday, Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) responded to two hikers stranded on Mt. Hosmer.
Teck is on schedule for late 2020 for the completion of their new water treatment facility at Fording River Operations near Elkford.
Barry Marchi's spirits are high as he continues treatment in the United States.