Phil McLachlan

Medicinal cannabis clinic opens in Fernie

A new cannabis clinic is open in Fernie, with plans to transition to a dispensary, come legalization

Columbia River Treaty meetings hear farmers’ plea

Ranchers say this is Canada’s last chance to restore their agricultural industry

$1000 reward for conviction in illegal trapping case

Traps cause unnecessary suffering and should be abolished, says animal rights group

Elk Valley RCMP save local man’s life

An Elk Valley man has RCMP to thank after they saved him from a suspected fentanyl overdose, Sunday.

Pilot escapes helicopter crash in Elko uninjured

The helicopter crashed after a load strap became entangled in its tail rotor

Illegal trap results in death of Sparwood cat

A cat was found deceased on a Sparwood property after becoming trapped in an illegally modified trap

Humans believed to be to blame for Elkford fires

As of Monday, June 4, four wildfires were burning approximately 35 kilometres north of Elkford.

‘I’ll have a grande latte and a venti bale for the horse’

Starbucks staff got quite the surprise when a horse and rider trotted up to the drive thru window

No health, environmental risk due to ‘black rain’ made of dust: Teck

Dust triggered from blast at Teck’s Elkview Operations resulted in what some reported as ‘black rain’

Failing to stop at watercraft inspection station will result in $345 fine

CO Service reminding boaters it is mandatory to stop at watercraft inspection stations

PHOTOS: ‘Black rain’ reported in Sparwood

Sparwood residents have expressed concern about “black rain” falling in the town yesterday

East Kootenay player drafted into WHL

Spokane Chiefs select Fernie’s Tyler Palmer in tenth round of 2018 WHL Bantam Draft

Crash near Creston causes delays on Highway 3

As of this morning, DriveBC is reporting the highway open to single lane alternating traffic

Crash near Creston causes delays on Highway 3

As of this morning, DriveBC is reporting the highway open to single lane alternating traffic

On Day of Mourning, Fernie remembers victims of ammonia leak tragedy

“We can never forget the men we lost,” said Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano

Fallen workers remembered

“We can never forget the men we lost,” said Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano.

RCMP seeking suspects in vehicle and credit card thefts, Sparwood

Anyone that recognizes the suspects, contact the Elk Valley RCMP or alternatively Crime Stoppers.

Stretch of Highway 3 to be shut down for avalanche control work, Thursday April 26

Highway 3 between Fernie and Elko will be closed in the afternoon…

Fire near Baynes Lake

UPDATE: An update at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Sunday placed the fire…

Snowboarder fatality at Fernie Alpine Resort: deceased not wearing helmet

A 53-year-old male snowboarder succumbed to his injuries