Phil McLachlan

City green spaces to undergo herbicide application

UPDATE: Spraying is held until home owners are properly notified. Also, no spraying in Ridgemont.

Local inducted into Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Fernie local, Del Cleland, has been inducted into the Alberta School's Athletic Association's Sports Hall of Fame for his countless years as a coach in multiple sports.

Fernie Academy showcases variety of talent

The school's hallways are covered with artwork by children from kindergarten up to Grade 12.

Elk Valley Hospital on the waiting list for a new general surgeon

The Elk Valley Hospital in Fernie is soon to lose its only general surgeon, Dr. Colm Nally.

Naturalist Radio launches in Fernie

Local brothers Sam Moffat and Caleb Brown recently launched the first episode of their bi-monthly one-hour live electronic music show, Naturalist Radio.

New museum a safe haven for Michel-Natal history

The Michel-Natal Sparwood museum held its grand opening on Thursday, May 18.

Snow season ends with a big splash

The 2017 snow season came to a close last weekend, with a tremendous display of events and performances.

Wide Mouth Mason rocks the crowd at Fernival

Legendary 90s Canadian Rock band, Wide Mouth Mason, performed on Saturday during Fernie Alpine Resort’s closing weekend celebrations.

Biologists hope to learn more about elk migration through GPS tracking in Sparwood

60 elk have been collared in Sparwood, to help biologists understand migratory patterns.

Craig Mohr stickhandles his way to another season

Craig Mohr will once again return next year to coach the KIJHL Junior B Ghostriders Hockey Team.

Sparwood to see new intersection

Sparwood will soon see the construction of a new set of lights and pedestrian tunnel at the Sparwood Highway 3-43 intersection.

Moto-enthusiast first overall in El Dorado

Fernie local, Zeth Ellis, took first place overall in the TransWorld MX El Dorado race in Southern California.

The Small Glories to harmonize in Fernie

The Small Glories, a near-perfect harmonic folk duo will be stopping in Fernie on Thursday, April 27 at The Arts Station.

Update on the 2012 sediment occurrence at Elkview

Teck will be paying forward $300,000, following a sediment-laden discharge spill at Elkview Operations (EVO) in September of 2012.

Ghostrider remembered

The KIJHL community is mourning the death of 24-year-old former Fernie Ghostrider and Columbia Valley Rockies hockey player Brendan Burge.

Knights undefeated in B.C. PeeWee championships

The FMHA hosted the 2017 PeeWee Tier 4 B.C. Hockey Championships, but were knocked out of the tournament on day four of five.

FIVE – a group art show, attracts over 60 spectators

The group art show kicked off on March 23 with over 60 people present. At times, so many you could barely move.

Province invests $80 million in emergency preparedness

The Province of British Columbia has pledged to invest in emergency preparedness for the Kootenay region.

Sparwood Heavy Duty to train youth

Council approved in-kind support for up to $4,500 for this year’s Project Heavy Duty event to take place in Sparwood from May 29-31.

Construction to begin on Baldy Ridge Extension

Minister Bill Bennett announced on Friday that Teck Resources Ltd. has begun work on its Baldy Ridge Extension project in Sparwood.