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College prepares for new academic year

Jumpstart and Community Showcase events help kick-off the semester College of the Rockies is welcoming new and returning students to the 2019/20 academic year, which…

Elk Valley RCMP Report

By Cst. Debra Katerenchuk Elk Valley RCMP responded to 471 calls for service between June 24 and July 24. RCMP responded to the following calls:…

Community restoration event July 4

The City of Fernie, East Kootenay Invasive Species Council, West Fork Resource Management and the Elk River Alliance are teaming up for a community restoration…

Hill Road dike project delayed

The Hill Road dike project has been delayed following notification from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) that additional authorizations and design modifications…

Gillbilly Festival returns for third run

Fernie is hosting its third annual Gillbilly Festival Sept. 28-30. Organized by the Old-Type Music Society, Gilbilly is a weekend festival involving hillbilly (bluegrass and…

Logjam warning for the Elk River

The City of Fernie is warning the public about a dangerous logjam in the Elk River north of the Fernie Golf Course, between the city…