Alexandra Heck

WATCH: Fernie rallies for support in Kraft Hockeyville contest

WATCH: Fernie rallies for support in Kraft Hockeyville contest

User groups have been displaced from their hometown arena since October’s ammonia leak tragedy.

WATCH: Fernie rallies for support in Kraft Hockeyville contest
WorkSafeBC in final remediation process at Fernie Memorial Arena

WorkSafeBC in final remediation process at Fernie Memorial Arena

RCMP continue investigations after passing site off to worker’s compensation board

WorkSafeBC in final remediation process at Fernie Memorial Arena
A photo of the Elkview site after the incident, courtesy of USW Local 9346.

Dryer incident at Teck Elkview Operations

Locals report hearing loud bang

A photo of the Elkview site after the incident, courtesy of USW Local 9346.
A rendering of the proposed art installation. Courtesy of Michael Hepher.

Art installation proposed for Fernie’s Station Square

It will be a contemporary take on a historical event. The City…

A rendering of the proposed art installation. Courtesy of Michael Hepher.
Electric Highway to get a few more stops

Electric Highway to get a few more stops

Radium and Canal Flats car chargers installed, Sparwood coming soon

Electric Highway to get a few more stops
Elkford Mayor, CAO visit Colombian town on mining mentorship

Elkford Mayor, CAO visit Colombian town on mining mentorship

Pair travel south as part of Federal mining town liaison program

Elkford Mayor, CAO visit Colombian town on mining mentorship
District of Sparwood Mayor Cal McDougall.   Alexandra Heck/The Free Press

Elkford, Sparwood consider withdrawing from RDEK planning function

The districts of Elkford and Sparwood are requesting to withdraw from the…

District of Sparwood Mayor Cal McDougall.   Alexandra Heck/The Free Press
Construction has begun on the newly proposed outdoor skating rink in Fernie. Photo by Ryan Schultz

Hockey team helps Fernie to get new skating arena

A group of volunteers have come forward to help build the rink

Construction has begun on the newly proposed outdoor skating rink in Fernie. Photo by Ryan Schultz
Johanna Joy reads to Sean, Denise Dunn-Reker’s eldest child. He has autism and is homeschooled due to difficulties with learning in the public school system. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press

Study shows special needs hard to meet in B.C. public schools

It’s lunch time at the Dunn-Reker house, and four happy children bounce…

Johanna Joy reads to Sean, Denise Dunn-Reker’s eldest child. He has autism and is homeschooled due to difficulties with learning in the public school system. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press
Marg McLennan and Dakota Buck are two unlikely friends that were made during the evacuation. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press

Trinity Lodge gives back after evacuation

Unlikely Friendships made during evacuation

Marg McLennan and Dakota Buck are two unlikely friends that were made during the evacuation. Alexandra Heck/The Free Press
Fernie Swim team aims for Nationals

Fernie Swim team aims for Nationals

Aidan Chudleigh has high hopes for his swim team this year, and…

Fernie Swim team aims for Nationals
Friends and family shared memories of Hornquist, Smith and Podloski. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Hundreds attend community memorial

Friends and family share memories of Hornquist, Smith, Podloski

Friends and family shared memories of Hornquist, Smith and Podloski. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Piping set to go into ground for spring

Piping set to go into ground for spring

Elkford puts out two RFPs to replace water piping

Piping set to go into ground for spring
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Oh Deer, says council

Elkford starting deer hazing pilot project

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Karen Smith-Myles, Lloyd Smith’s sister spoke at the conference, Friday afternoon. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

WATCH: Steps being made to extract ammonia, say experts

City workers and family members spoke to media today

Karen Smith-Myles, Lloyd Smith’s sister spoke at the conference, Friday afternoon. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press