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Gillian Francis

Recent Work by Gillian

Land Trust proposing protected wildlife corridor in Elk Valley

Land Trust proposing protected wildlife corridor in Elk Valley

Non-profit seeking to acquire land west of Fernie to protect a key wildlife conservation and connectivity corridor
Historic Vogue Theatre in Fernie up for sale

Historic Vogue Theatre in Fernie up for sale

Dennis and Roxana Djonlich are selling Vogue Theatre after 17 years of ownership
Aristocratic Baker family had ties to the Kootenays

Aristocratic Baker family had ties to the Kootenays

Kootenay settler James Baker helped establish city of Cranbrook, B.C and the Crow's Nest Company, and his family left their mark on the world
Man charged 2 years after causing $30K in damage to B.C. aquatic centre

Man charged 2 years after causing $30K in damage to B.C. aquatic centre

A man was charged for an incident of vandalism that occurred at the Aquatic Centre two years ago
Skateboarder cruising through Kootenays in attempt to break Guinness World Record

Skateboarder cruising through Kootenays in attempt to break Guinness World Record

Bradley Smith is attempting to break three Guinness World Records for electric skateboarding
Black and Rural by Shayna Jones touring Kootenay Region in April

Black and Rural by Shayna Jones touring Kootenay Region in April

Stage play examines the experiences of Black folks living in rural areas
Environmental groups speak out against Crown Mountain mine

Environmental groups speak out against Crown Mountain mine

Sparwood Fish and Wildlife Association and Wildsight are opposed to the proposed Crown Mountain Mine
Avalanche at Fernie Alpine Resort leaves no casualties, injuries

Avalanche at Fernie Alpine Resort leaves no casualties, injuries

No one was harmed in an avalanche that occurred up on Polar Peak on the morning of Feb. 14
Research finds elevated levels of rare earth elements in East Kootenay coalfield samples

Research finds elevated levels of rare earth elements in East Kootenay coalfield samples

Research identifies East Kootenay raw material as potential source for electric cars, wind turbines
Winter weather wipes out Creston orchard’s soft fruit supply

Winter weather wipes out Creston orchard’s soft fruit supply

Wloka Farms suffers a 100 per cent bud loss on soft fruit trees
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