Fernie Free Press

Angel Flight secures RDEK funding for next five years

$100,000 will go to the not-for-profit each year, with the funds to be used to acquire a larger plane

  • Mar 5, 2021


Black Diamond, PIEPS issue recall for avalanche transceivers

PIEPS said that avalanche incidents in 2017 and 2020 had prompted the recall, but defended the product

  • Mar 4, 2021


EKC donates $10,000 to Elkford Housing Society

The society is working towards constructing 22 homes for seniors in Elkford

  • Mar 4, 2021


Francofest joins Griz Days for 2021

For musical francophone events will be streamed on Facebook as part of a virtual Griz Days

  • Mar 4, 2021

Griz Days comes to town

While mostly virtual, there's Griz-themed food and drink around town

  • Mar 4, 2021

Hot calendar sales go to good causes

Fernie Fire and Rescue has donated $2,400 raised through the Firefight Calendar initiative to good causes in the region.

  • Mar 4, 2021

Wilks: RDEK funds for Angel Flight a ‘no-brainer’

Wilks said he would be supporting the request for funds at Friday's RDEK meeting

  • Mar 4, 2021

Griz Days this weekend!

The 44th annual Griz Days will be mostly online

  • Mar 3, 2021

Sparwood secures grant funding for bridge repairs

The district has secured $703,000 in funding from UBCM

  • Mar 3, 2021

STA plots another trail for Lunch Network

The network will consist of 6km of trail outside of Sparwood

  • Mar 3, 2021

Sparwood starts to envision new multi-purpose facility for district

The district is exploring options for a new facility in the district following community consultation

  • Mar 2, 2021

FSA seeks info in poor behaviour

The club has reported vandalism at its Coal Creek kiosk

  • Mar 1, 2021

Navigating mental health options in the Elk Valley

Contributed by Dr. Tyla Charbonneau

  • Mar 1, 2021

New ping pong table a Youth Action Sparwood initiative

The new table was installed at the Sparwood Recreation Centre last week

  • Mar 1, 2021

City leans in to snow pilot program, commits to keep going with trial

City staff delivered an update on the snow pilot program so far

  • Feb 26, 2021

Elk River Alliance to move to more holistic environmental monitoring

The details of the ERA's 2021 program will be discussed at the AGM next month

  • Feb 26, 2021

Fernie Freestyle Club carves up FAR

The club has been undeterred by the challenges of the season

  • Feb 26, 2021

Fernie man dies in avalanche

The 35-year-old man was caught in an avalanche near Valemount

  • Feb 26, 2021

RDEK ponders funding for Angel Flight East Kootenay

The district is considering funding for operations or to eventually help acquire a larger plane

  • Feb 26, 2021

Sparwood backs campaign to study Surrey RCMP impact

The City of Surrey is home to the largest RCMP detachment in the province

  • Feb 26, 2021