Phil McLachlan

SAR extract stranded biker near Alberta border

The man was found by helicopter, partially buried under his bike in a small avalanche.

Skiers trigger avalanche near Fernie

Fernie Search and Rescue extricate skiers injured by size two avalanche

Size two avalanche triggered in Orca Bowl

Fernie Search and Rescue extricate skiers injured by size two avalanche

Fernie family loses home, community responds

Blankman’s thankful for support from family, friends and strangers

Car involved in fatal highway accident only had two snow tires: police

Subaru Impreza with two summer tires collided with a van, shutting down Highway 3 for hours: police

Fernie family loses home on Christmas Eve

Donations are currently being accepted for the family

Fernie celebrates new outdoor rink 2 months after fatal ammonia leak

Funded by the Calgary Flames, hundreds of residents took a skate and tested out the ice

Truck slides into Elk River, Fernie Fire Rescue respond

At approximately 4:59 p.m. on December 21, Fernie Fire Rescue responded to…

Fernie to have skating by Christmas

Fernie’s new outdoor rink is tentatively set to open for skating on December 20.

Investigation ongoing at Fernie Memorial Arena

The Free Press sat down with City of Fernie officials to discuss what they know as of this time.

Investigation ongoing at Fernie Memorial Arena

The Free Press sat down with City of Fernie officials to discuss what they know as of this time.

Jaffray Area OCP does not proceed

Following the public hearing on the Jaffray Area Official Community Plan [OCP]…

MP vies for waterway protection

On Wednesday November 29, Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski introduced a…

Jaffray and area residents oppose community plan

The majority of Jaffray residents voiced their overwhelming opposition to the newly…

Cokato resident receives Order of Canada

Dr. Bryan Kolb has been instrumental in helping society understand what happens inside our heads

Oil dumped illegally at Tie Lake Transfer Station

The Regional District of East Kootenay is searching for any information in…

Deer shot in head with crossbow, sparks investigation

$1000 reward available for information leading to conviction

Hockey teams, figure skaters back in action after equipment retrieved from Fernie Memorial Arena

For the past week, Fernie hockey players and figure skaters have been…

Alleged threat to Elkford Secondary raises alarms

After school concluded yesterday, Wednesday October 18, Elkford Secondary School reportedly received…

Fernie mourns after fatal ammonia leak

The community of Fernie is coming together to support each other following a local tragedy.