Phil McLachlan

Wounded grizzly bear near Fernie never found

One month after a grizzly bear was wounded by authorities in an…

Kootenay Anglican bishop voices favour for same-gender marriages

Kootenay Diocese among 19 out of 30 around country to voice approval for same-gender marriage

Heidi Gravelle elected chief, Tobacco Plains Indian Band

The Tobacco Plains Indian Band’s newest elected chief is excited to give…

Past, present and future of Tobacco Plains

Ktunaxa Nation elder reflects on granddaughter’s election, speaks to the future of band

Three individuals rescued after stranded overnight on Elk River

Three individuals have been located safe after becoming stranded overnight during a…

VIDEO: Electrical storm passes over Elk Valley

A compilation of strikes seen from Fernie at around 1:30 a.m., July 24.

Former Fernie Ghostrider re-signs with Vancouver Canucks

Josh Teves has signed a two-year contract with the NHL team

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

Authorities did not specify what caused the vehicle to go off the road.

Survivor of near-drowning in B.C. 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.

Structure fire near Elko quickly contained, spreading prevented

A quick response by local firefighters today prevented the spread of a…

UPDATE: Empty cattle hauler jackknifes, driver not seriously injured

UPDATE: 4:27 p.m. RCMP has released further information about the closure of…

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.

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

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

Roofing employees injured after ‘blast’ downtown Fernie

Two roofers sustained injuries after a ‘blast’ occured while they were torching…

Theft/carjacking of multiple vehicles leads to RCMP pursuit, three in custody

Cst. Debra Katerenchuk Media Relations Officer, Elk Valley RCMP Three people have…

Tobacco Plains Indian Band hosts first annual powwow

Many years ago, indigenous groups around North America would welcome in visitors…

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…

Fundraiser for Sparwood cancer patient raises over $80k

“Friday was something I won’t ever forget,” said Sparwood’s Barry Marchi.

Fernie’s Kerri Wall hopes to represent Green Party in federal election

Nelson’s Abra Brynne and Kaslo’s Judson Hansel have also chosen to run