Phil McLachlan

Innovative seamstress sews future in Fernie

Inside the workshop of Fernie seamstress, Caitlyn Bellavance, lies the possibility to create just about anything.

238 runners take on the Elk Valley Ultra

On Saturday, July 29, 238 runners competed in the first ever Elk Valley Ultra, a 50 km endurance running race.

Two drivers charged in road rage incident

With files from the Elk Valley RCMP

World travellers ride through Fernie

Canada: 23rd country for world cyclists

Bear and cubs spotted in Mt Fernie Provincial Park

Early during the afternoon of July 28, cyclists reported seeing a bear and two cubs feeding in the huckleberry patches by Old Goat trail, Mt. Fernie Provincial Park.

Fernie F.C. undefeated in JulyFest tournament

Eighteen players represented Fernie in the JulyFest Soccer Tournament, which took place in Kimberley July 22-23. Over the course of two days, 60 teams played over 150 games on nine different fields. Fernie F.C. was mostly comprised of players from Fernie, although there were four from Calgary who also joined the team upon arrival.

Western CA golf championship comes down to the last putt

From July 10-13, young golf stars fought hard for the title of Future Links Golf Champion, in Golf Canada's Future Links, driven by Acura Western Championship hosted at the Fernie Golf and Country Club.

Unprovoked assault puts young man in hospital

The Elk Valley RCMP is requesting that anyone with information please come forward

Early-morning vehicle collision in Jaffray results in fatality

On Sunday morning at approximately 2:30 a.m., the Cranbrook Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 3/93 in the community of Jaffray, B.C.

5.8 magnitude earthquake in Montana reaches Elk Valley

Shortly after midnight last night, a 5.8 earthquake shook the area of Great Falls, Montana.

Sparwood Secondary School recognizes athletes

On June 15, Sparwood Secondary School (SSS) coaches presented 41 students with awards, recognizing them for improvements and achievements throughout the past year.

20 local artists, five distinct themes

A summer-long art exhibit has opened at the Fernie Museum

IDES students learn about the importance of recycling

Twenty-nine students from Isabella Dicken Elementary School (IDES) recently went behind-the-scenes, to witness the process of recycling a cities worth of garbage.

The Fernie Academy presents Treasure Island

Knox United Church was transformed back to the pirate age last week, when students from The Fernie Academy (TFA) presented their year-end play, Treasure Island.

Cranbrook artist to attend Wapiti

For the first time, Dawson Rutledge will be stepping onto the Wapiti stage, this August

Alleged herbicide use sparks interest of local resident

Lawn Doctor states they obey bylaws, Mow and Snow to demonstrate enviro-friendly weed solution.

Alleged herbicide use sparks interest of local resident

Lawn Doctor states they obey bylaws, Mow and Snow to demonstrate enviro-friendly weed solution.

Community Choir creates musical experience

Thirty members of the Fernie Community Choir graced those attending the Knox United Church with a beautiful variety of vocal talent, last Friday.

Slow start to wildfire season in the Elk Valley

The wildfire season is slow to start in the Elk Valley.

A Succulent Journey lands at The Arts Station

On Thursday, May 25, The Arts Station presented A Succulent Journey, a compilation of work created by the members of the Fernie Visual Arts Guild.