The Free Press

EDITORIAL: Redefining fulfillment

Reporter Soranne Floarea gives her take on reaching fulfillment

  • May 5, 2020


Fernie Golf Club preparing to swing into spring

While golf courses in B.C. are allowed to operate, there are many health and safety restrictions

  • May 5, 2020


Fernie Mountain Market moves online

Fresh produce and artisan items will remain accessible online throughout the summer and beyond

  • May 5, 2020

Fernie Youth Action Network engages teens during isolation

FYAN is offering a variety of exciting programming to help engage young people in Fernie

  • May 5, 2020

Giving students a voice during the COVID-19 pandemic

Local teacher Andrew Guylas finds creative ways to acknowledge students' perspectives

  • May 5, 2020

Mental health and COVID-19: all aspects of health

This week's column by Dr. Tyla Charbonneau examines the intersecting aspects of our mental health

  • May 5, 2020

Sparwood youth bake, paint, and sew their way through pandemic

A variety of exciting programming from Youth Action Sparwood and partners is keeping teens engaged

  • May 5, 2020

The Free Press wins two Ma Murray Community News Media Awards

Jennifer Cronin, Bonny McLardy and Phil McLachlan were all recognized for their outstanding work

  • May 5, 2020

The Fernie Collective to connect shoppers and local businesses

The online initiative is comprised of a Virtual Downtown and the Collective Store

  • May 4, 2020

Elk Valley libraries move to online delivery of services

Audio books, e-books, online courses and virtual programs spike in popularity during pandemic

  • May 2, 2020

Elk Valley Covid Support Team upholds commitment to community

After about one month of operations, the project has helped over 100 people

  • Apr 28, 2020

Fernie nordic ski racer makes provincial development squad

Nathan Savage has been training for years for the opportunity to represent B.C.

  • Apr 28, 2020

Lizard Creek Bridge construction to resume

The bridge was supposed to be complete last year but the project was extended until this spring

  • Apr 28, 2020

Living with a disabiliy in the time of COVID-19

Fernie local Grace Brulotte reflects on her experience with the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Apr 26, 2020

City of Fernie starts legal prosecution against Montane Developments Ltd.

The city has stated that the development company failed to obtain required work permits

  • Apr 25, 2020

EDITORIAL: Practicing Amor Fati

The Free Press reporter Soranne Floarea reflects on life philosophy in times of crisis

  • Apr 21, 2020

Elk Valley community initiatives keep hope alive

Even in times of crisis, our communities band together to support each other

  • Apr 21, 2020

International Snow Science Workshop postponed to 2021

The international conference was set to come to Fernie in October 2020

  • Apr 21, 2020

Teck announces Line Creek collective agreement

The new collective agreement replaces another that expired on May 31, 2019

  • Apr 21, 2020