Phil McLachlan

Fernie skier inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame

Fernie skier inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame

Emily Brydon inducted alongside Roy Gerela, Kelly McCallum and Daniel and Henrik Sedin.

Fernie skier inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame
Bighorn sheep on Teck Coal property.  Submitted

Hunters fined $14,000 for illegal harvesting

Guns, carcasses seized after two bighorn sheep killed out of season on mining property

Bighorn sheep on Teck Coal property.  Submitted
The death of a 38-year-old Fernie man at Elkview Operations, Sunday, remains under investigation. File photo

Death of 38-year-old Fernie man at B.C. coal mine under investigation

Vehicle collision occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m. Sunday morning

The death of a 38-year-old Fernie man at Elkview Operations, Sunday, remains under investigation. File photo
The death of a 38-year-old Fernie man at Elkview Operations, Sunday, remains under investigation. File photo

UPDATE: Death of 38-year-old Fernie man at B.C. coal mine under investigation

Vehicle collision occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m. Sunday morning

The death of a 38-year-old Fernie man at Elkview Operations, Sunday, remains under investigation. File photo
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B.C. town dazzled with Northern Lights display

Early Monday morning, Fernie B.C. was graced with green skies

(Tourism Fernie/Instagram)
Black Press file photo

Black Press career fair brings new opportunities to Kootenays

Catch the event Nov. 15 at the Ktunaxa Nations Building in Cranbrook

Black Press file photo
Fernie stabbing victim recalls attack

Fernie stabbing victim recalls attack

Mohamed Minta was visiting Fernie on business when he was randomly attacked. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES

Fernie stabbing victim recalls attack
Reverend Andrea Brennan opens up about being a queer, female Anglican minister and how she came to be in the position at a pivotal time in the church’s history. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Reverend Andrea Brennan opens up about being a queer, female Anglican minister and how she came to be in the position at a pivotal time in the church’s history. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Everett Klippert: the last Canadian jailed for homosexuality

Everett Klippert: the last Canadian jailed for homosexuality

“Injustice and human rights struggles can teach us a lot about our humanity,” - Kevin Allen, historian

Everett Klippert: the last Canadian jailed for homosexuality
Hiker near Waterton missing for two days, leaves dogs in empty RV

Hiker near Waterton missing for two days, leaves dogs in empty RV

Hiker bound for Cameron Lake reported missing after 48 hours - RV found empty with three dogs inside

Hiker near Waterton missing for two days, leaves dogs in empty RV
Fernie Memorial Arena. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

City of Fernie responds to WorkSafeBC report

CAO Norm McInnis says City vows to make safety a culture they embody

Fernie Memorial Arena. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
UPDATE: One fatality confirmed in Sparwood apartment fire

UPDATE: One fatality confirmed in Sparwood apartment fire

Emergency services set up at the Sparwood Rec Centre for those displaced and in need of assistance

UPDATE: One fatality confirmed in Sparwood apartment fire
Aquila the Serval cat is safely home after two weeks missing. Submitted

UPDATE: Aquila the Serval cat safely home

After two weeks missing, Aquila the Serval cat has arrived safely back home with her owners.

Aquila the Serval cat is safely home after two weeks missing. Submitted
The Fernie Memorial Arena remained locked down while the investigation continued, January 2018. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Report to be released on Fernie’s fatal ammonia leak

Technical Safety BC set to release report into Oct. 17, 2017 incident at Fernie Memorial Arena

The Fernie Memorial Arena remained locked down while the investigation continued, January 2018. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
The Fernie Memorial Arena remained locked down while the investigation continued, January 2018. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

UPDATE: City of Fernie responds to investigation report

Technical Safety BC presented findings on cause of incident in Fernie last fall

The Fernie Memorial Arena remained locked down while the investigation continued, January 2018. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Kimberley RCMP assisting the wildfire evacuation effort in Wycliffe by helping nearby goats get to safety. Photo: BCRCMP Twitter                                Kimberley RCMP assisting the wildfire evacuation effort in Wycliffe by helping nearby goats get to safety. Photo: BCRCMP Twitter

RCMP help to save goats from wildfire

The fast-approaching wildfire, sparked Thursday, forced the evacuation of five homes

Kimberley RCMP assisting the wildfire evacuation effort in Wycliffe by helping nearby goats get to safety. Photo: BCRCMP Twitter                                Kimberley RCMP assisting the wildfire evacuation effort in Wycliffe by helping nearby goats get to safety. Photo: BCRCMP Twitter
A B-train semi truck rolled off Highway 3 west of Fernie last night. As of Thursday morning the driver is in serious condition. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press

Semi truck rolls near tunnel, driver in serious condition

A B-train semi truck loaded with calcium chloride went off Highway 3 west of Fernie last night

A B-train semi truck rolled off Highway 3 west of Fernie last night. As of Thursday morning the driver is in serious condition. Phil McLachlan/The Free Press
Aquila, an African Serval, is missing from the property of a Fernie local. Submitted

Missing B.C. Serval cat creates buzz online, pleas for help

Aquila, an African Serval, disappeared from a Fernie, B.C. backyard sometime on Friday, July 13.

Aquila, an African Serval, is missing from the property of a Fernie local. Submitted
Trailer fire on Highway 3 prompts closure

Trailer fire on Highway 3 prompts closure

South Country Fire Department on scene dealing with fifth-wheel trailer fire near Galloway.

Trailer fire on Highway 3 prompts closure
1 dead after motorcyclist hit by tree on B.C. highway

1 dead after motorcyclist hit by tree on B.C. highway

DriveBC reported the highway open as of 5:30 p.m. local time.

1 dead after motorcyclist hit by tree on B.C. highway