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Gillian Francis

Recent Work by Gillian

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
North Saanich man set to skateboard over the Rockies in world record bid

North Saanich man set to skateboard over the Rockies in world record bid

Bradley Smith is attempting to break three Guinness world records for electric skateboarding
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
-27 C cold snap wipes out B.C. orchard’s soft fruit supply

-27 C cold snap wipes out B.C. orchard’s soft fruit supply

Creston’s Wloka Farms suffers a 100 per cent bud loss on soft fruit trees
Kindness in the East Kootenays: group can still Pay it Forward 10 years later

Kindness in the East Kootenays: group can still Pay it Forward 10 years later

Charitable group has touched nearly every community in the region with acts of kindness and service.
Are B.C. ski slopes ready for the sport of snow biking?

Are B.C. ski slopes ready for the sport of snow biking?

Fernie man talks about the joys of this relatively new way to enjoy your local mountain
B.C. family finds surprising connection during sailing stop at Juno Beach

B.C. family finds surprising connection during sailing stop at Juno Beach

Fernie’s Yuills found their family’s Second World War history while on a European sailing trip
‘Subterranean’: Film documents B.C. researchers’ dive into Canada’s deepest cave

‘Subterranean’: Film documents B.C. researchers’ dive into Canada’s deepest cave

The film takes audiences inside Bisaro Anima cave in Fernie
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