Sometimes you don't know what you need inside your soul. That is, until you're yelling out lyrics to Robyn's Show Me Love circa 1997 while wine-drunk, and on your way to a pool overlooking a vineyard.Tags: Fernie BC, Wine, adventure, Outdoors, Culture
Families in the Columbia Basin will soon have new and improved child care options. Columbia Basin Trust is providing $546,780 to 42 child care centres to upgrade equipment and make other improvements to 722 current spaces, plus create 122 new spaces.Tags: Childcare, Fernie BC, Columbia Basin Trust
Many of us were first exposed to Troy Cook through his multiple artistic murals found throughout the town of Fernie. They were hard to miss, unlike anything else you had ever seen. So alive, colourful and captivating.Tags: Troy Cook, community, Events in Fernie BC, Arts, Culture
Explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event. Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or meet people behind the scenes. To participate in the tour, simply grab a map, your Culture Tour Directory and go!Tags: Elkford, Fernie, Jaffray, Arts, Culture, Columbia Basin Culture Tour, Columbia Basin Trust
The Fernie Trails Alliance was recently alerted to an additional area of logging on Castle Mountain which will affect the trail network. Please be advised that New Roots (from River Road to where it connects with Hyper Ventilation) is closed immediately and will be reopened late August alongside Hyper Extension and Roots Extension.
Today, July 25, 2018 Technical Safety BC released its report regarding the October 17, 2017 ammonia leak at the Fernie Memorial Arena. It is the first report released by the agencies investigating the incident.
Bikers heading down Freebird at Whitefish Mountain Resort, image by Chuck Finlay
It’s that time of year… summer is slipping through your fingers, and you want to get away with your family to enjoy some solid time together exploring somewhere new.Tags: Whitefish, Whitefish Monana, Weekend Getaways, Family Getaways, Summer Getaway
Coal mining in the Elk Valley has been a way of life for over 100 years. Despite this rich heritage, few of us spend much time thinking about it. Mining was not always the job it is today. It was dangerous, backbreaking work.Tags: hiking, Outdoors, Fernie BC, history
Last week, the TransRockies Race Series announced its plans to bring back the seven-day TransRockies Classic stage mountain bike race, starting in Panorama Mountain Resort and ending in Fernie, BC. Originally called the TransRockies Challenge, it was first staged in 2002 and ran continuouslly through 2013 with Fernie holding either the start or finish each year. The TransRockies Classic, which will be hosted in alternating years to the Singletrack 6, features epic point-to-point crossing of the Rockies on trails, remote tracks, and forest roads, with daily distances up to 100km.Tags: transrockies, Fernie Mountain Biking, Mountain Biking, Mountain Bike Races
Driven by a thirst for knowledge, a curious mind is rarely satisfied and yet as a community, we often shy away from general, thoughtful questions and discussion about anything we don’t already have the answers to.Tags: Fernie BC, community, business, Fernie Distillers, Elevation Showcase