Phil McLachlan

Motor vehicle incident in Sparwood results in death of dump truck driver

An individual has died after the dump truck they were driving went off Lower Elk Valley Road.

Cannabis stores in Fernie get green light, open in one month

Two cannabis stores in Fernie could be open for non-medical sales in one month's time.

Survivor of near-drowning in Elk Valley lake viewing life through new eyes

"If I died that day, the baby wouldn't know his dad," said 31-year-old Mariano Santander-Melo.

American Kevin Sheehan crowned champion at Fernie disc golf tournament

Close behind was Calgary's Bogdan Szafranowicz and American Brian Bjortomt

Structure fire near Elko quickly contained, spreading prevented

A quick response by local firefighters today prevented the spread of a structure fire near Elko, in the Rock Creek area.

Fernie SAR rescues injured biker

Fernie Search and Rescue was called out the evening of July 7 for a biker injured on the Lazy Lizard trail.

Fisherman called hero after saving man from drowning near Fernie

"I didn't really think about anything I was doing, I just kind of did it," said Calgary's Aaron Jones.

Roofing employees injured after ‘blast’ downtown Fernie

Two roofers sustained injuries after a 'blast' occured while they were torching a roof downtown Fernie on July 2.

Three suspects in Elk Valley carjacking spree, police pursuits appear in court

Suspects facing multiple charges including resisting arrest, theft, assaulting peace officer, more

Elkford Thunder crowned provincial softball champions

U19 softball team takes victory on home turf during Wildcat Days weekend

Tobacco Plains Indian Band hosts first annual powwow

Many years ago, indigenous groups around North America would welcome in visitors for annual powwows. As time has gone on, this tradition has been lost for many groups. This year, the Tobacco Plains Indian Band rewrote history.

Huge turnout to Lone Wolf endurance race

The 2019 Lone Wolf race in Fernie attracted 175 racers from far and wide to take on its unique challenge of running a 6.75km lap within a one-hour time frame. If racers completed the lap before the time ran out, they could rest. If they arrived back after the hour had expired, they were eliminated. This method of elimination applied to both solo runners, and teams.

Mountain High Adventures opens new doors

On Thursday, June 20, Mountain High Adventures opened the doors to their new Adventure Centre, built out of a mega Yurt at Fernie RV Resort.

Even in the limelight, country star Kenny Hess remembers his roots

A familiar face is soon to return to the Elk Valley, easily recognizable by his cowboy hat and blue denim shirt.

UPDATE: Location of wounded grizzly bear remains unknown

Information about location of wounded grizzly? Call RAPP line (1-877-952-7277)

Watch: Tobacco Plains celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

In commemoration of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, the Tobacco Plains Indian Band walked across the Canada/U.S. border into Montana to honour their Indigenous rights and show support and unity to their southern brothers and sisters.

Proposed Hosmer intersection set to improve safety

A proposed intersection in Hosmer aims to improve the safety of those turning off of Highway 3.