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Trust Strengthens Child Care in The Basin

Posted: Sep 19, 2017

The Columbia Basin Trust is launching a new $3.6-million program to help maintain and create new child care spaces in the Basin. There are 2,600 child care spaces in the Basin, yet there is demand for more spaces, more staff and more training for staff.

Author: Fix

September 2017 Business News

Posted: Sep 19, 2017

Trillium Day Spa welcomes a new team member, the Fernie Ambassador Program returns, Sparrow for Hair's grand re-opening, private yoga with Heather Ivany and more.

Author: Fix

Family Fitness Challenge

Posted: Sep 17, 2017

With the kids heading back to school and the schedules reappearing, it is also a great time for a family fitness challenge. 

Author: Sarah Ingram

Invest in Your People

Posted: Sep 16, 2017

Win over and engage Millennials and you will win the war for employees. This generation is the largest growing segment of the workforce. Knowing how to engage them in their roles will help grow your business. 

Author: Patty Vadnais

Mountain Biking with Guillaume Boutet Lesperance

Posted: Sep 15, 2017

September has always been a favourite month for mountain biking in Fernie. Cooler temperatures, the start of the autumn colours and a few less folks on the trails – just perfect. Long-time staff member Gui shares the excitement about the September Bonus Weekend.

Author: Karen Pepper

Learning to Paddle

Posted: Sep 14, 2017

If you’ve been thinking about learning how to canoe or kayak on the lake or river, but think it’s too expensive, a hassle or scary then September is the perfect time to jump in a boat, enjoy the mountains from the water, get some exercise and explore.

Author: Gord Bunston

Trail to Ale

Posted: Sep 12, 2017

As the summer comes to a close why not try something new to challenge yourself?

Author: Fix

September 2017 New Business

Posted: Sep 10, 2017

Fernie's newest business, Bela-tüs offers micropigmentation and paramedical services and a wide range of services.

Author: Fix

Jerrold Jewsbury and Alan Day

Posted: Sep 08, 2017

Traveling alongside each other to various locations in the area, these inspectors for the Ministry of Energy and Mines in BC share their passion for mining.

Author: Fix

Hazy Days

Posted: Sep 06, 2017

The hazy days of summer are on their way out. Damn, it was a good one, wasn’t it? As poetry and rock lyrics like to remind us, when the things we take for granted become out of reach, we realize how much they mean to us.

Author: Shelby Cain

Community Hall - A Food Policy for Canada

Posted: Sep 05, 2017

Food matters. The decisions we make as individuals, as a community and as a country about food have a direct impact on our health, environment, economy, and communities. Working together, we can put more affordable, safe, healthy, food on tables across the country, while protecting the environment.

Author: Fix

South Rockies Grizzly Bear Project

Posted: Sep 03, 2017

Jesse joins Emma Van Tussenbroek, a wildlife technician for the South Rockies Grizzly Bear Project (SRGBP), in learning about bears.

Author: Jesse Bell

Fall Into Music

Posted: Sep 01, 2017

Now that our summer is winding down, and we start to bring a summer of outside music indoors, here are a few of the things we have to look forward to this month. It starts with banjo and ends with banjo, and there’s all kinds of other music to fill in the between.

Author: Carolyn Nikodym

Angie Abdou: Another Fernie Finisher

Posted: Aug 30, 2017

Launching her fifth book into the world, this novel has taken her on a three-year voyage, a journey very different than the others.

Author: admin

When the Ghosts Tell Our Stories

Posted: Aug 29, 2017

In Case I Go

Angie Abdou (Arsenal Pulp Press, Oct. 2017)

She only nodded. “It’s all we are in the end. Our stories.”

                        Medicine Walk, Richard Wagamese

Author: Keith Liggett

Table Mountain: Where Mountains Greet the Prairies

Posted: Aug 28, 2017

Mountains surround us. We live, work, and play amongst them. Where you have a bunched up rug, you have a mountain. And where you have Prairies and the Canadian Shield, you have hardwood floors.

Author: Ahmed Mumeni

August 24, 2017 Council Connection

Posted: Aug 26, 2017

A copy of the agenda package is available at the City website.


1.1 Local 2827 IAFF Collective Agreement Council approved the Mayor and Corporate Officer signing the 2012-2019 Collective Agreement between the Corporation of the City of Fernie and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2827.

Author: admin

Fernie Brewing Company's New Tasting Room

Posted: Aug 24, 2017

The Fernie Brewing Company's Brewery features a Tasting Room and Storefront, open 7 days a week, located just off Hwy 3, 2 minutes east of Fernie BC. Easily accessible from the Highway, or by bike or on foot from Fernie. What to expect when you get here?

Author: admin

Unplugging for Your Family’s Health

Posted: Aug 23, 2017

We live in a complicated time when advancements in technology are
occurring at lightning speed, and most
of us have to keep up with the new
developments to stay current in our jobs, in
managing our exposure to and interaction
with the media, and in communicating
with one another. These advancements
have changed so much about our world,
from enabling us to “see” our family and
friends from across the globe, to getting the
most current news updates as events unfold
and having all of this information and

Author: Dr. Taina Turcasso

Disconnect to Reconnect

Posted: Aug 22, 2017

“Get offline, free your mind, go outside and disconnect to reconnect.”

Author: Santi Quiroga