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Winter Wines

Winter Wines

Few things rival the satisfaction of sipping a glass of wine as snow falls slowly on a cold winter’s night. Perhaps you have a couple winter wine favourites you repurchase frequently. L’wren Farkas, Restaurant Manager at Island Lake Lodge and local wine connoisseur, suggests a few that may have previously flown under your radar. All of her picks are available off Fernie BCL’s shelves.

Submitted 7 hours 22 min ago by Katie Hamar.In: CommunityFood, Wine, Island Lake Lodge, Wine Pairing

November 2017 New Business

November 2017 New Business

CENTURY 21 Real Mountain Living Inc opens a new location, the newest edition to the spa scene - Esthetics by Danielle Emery, Kootenay Farm to Folk and Mountain Addicts is excited to offer winter guiding and eduction operating.

Submitted 8 hours 13 min ago by Fix.In: Businessbusiness, Fernie, Mountain Addicts, Kootenay Farm to Folk, Esthetics, Century 21, Real Estate

RD-Approved Hacks to Recharge your Routine

RD-Approved Hacks to Recharge your Routine

Feeling down lately? You're not depressed, more so just feeling in a slump. Professional nutritionist Tiffany helps you feel more energized and joyful.

Submitted 1 day 20 hours ago by Tiffany Schebesch.In: Healthhealth, healthy

Matti Martin

Matti Martin

Pursuing goldsmithing and eventually opening two stores, over the years Matti has learned that where he live plays a significant roll in cultivating creativity. 

Submitted 2 days 20 hours ago by Fix.In: Art and Entertainment

No Words

No Words

Are you okay? It’s a simple question. But for some reason, it can stir something inside of us. Cause an unsettling. An unexpected pooling of tears and a burning lump in your throat. 

Submitted 3 days 20 hours ago by Shelby Cain.In: Communityhealth, Mental Health, Family Stoke

Recharge Your Immune System

Recharge Your Immune System

With colourful leaves comes the inevitable cold and flu season. Though your immune system can use a boost at any time of year, this is a great time to consider a more intense recharge to arm yourself with your best defence against this year’s bugs. Here are some tips to get your immune system fired up:

Submitted 1 day 18 hours ago by Dr. Taina Turcasso.In: HealthTags: health, Flu Season

New Ski Shuttle Announced for the 17/18 Winter Season

New Ski Shuttle Announced for the 17/18 Winter SeasonSubmitted 48 min 54 sec ago by admin.

Both visitors and locals will see a new local ski shuttle bus on the roads for this coming ski season thanks to a partnership between the City of Fernie, Tourism Fernie, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.

In: CommunityTags: Fernie Ski Shuttle, Fernie Alpine Resort, Ski Fernie, City of Fernie, Fernie Chamber of Commerce

Rest is a Weapon

Rest is a WeaponSubmitted 3 hours 32 min ago by Sarah Ingram.

“Rest is a weapon” is the mantra of Jason Bourne and people who “go hard” often end up recovering from overuse injury or struggling with plateaus, stress, poor sleep, poor nutrition, and bad exercise habits. AKA burnout.

In: HealthTags: health, Fit to Challenge, Sarah Ingram, Exercise, fitness

Ski Touring 101

Ski Touring 101Submitted 4 hours 25 min ago by Steve Kloepzig.

Skiing the backcountry in Fernie is a lot of fun and takes you to some beautiful locations, but before you take that first step out off bounds off the hill or decide to go and climb to the top of a mountain to ski a line, there should be a lot of forethought and info gathering before you go.

In: Outdoors

Shop Local

Shop LocalSubmitted 2 hours 31 min ago by Patty Vadnais.

Once a month, a Fernie Chamber member opens up their business to host the business, banter, and beers event. The host welcomes 20 to 30 businesses and community leaders into their space to share some eats, drinks, and laughs.

In: BusinessTags: Fernie, shopping, Fernie Chamber of Commerce

Burrrlapz Fernie Premiere of Vibes and Stuff

Burrrlapz Fernie Premiere of Vibes and StuffSubmitted 9 hours 24 min ago by Krista Turcasso.

Burrrlapz is excited to announce the release of their second full length film, Vibes and Stuff. Shot in BC over the course of a winter, this film is a collection of skiing footage "set to songs we like." Tickets are available at Commit Snow and Skate, the 7pm all ages show are $10 and the 9pm 19 + show $20 (includes two adult beverages).

Vibes and Stuff will then be released online as three separate ten minute webisodes - November 18th Episode 1: Home, November 25th Episode 2: Road, December 2nd Episode 3: Woods.

fernie skiing, Fernie Alpine Resort, Burrrlapz, Dylan Siggers

Ridgemont on Foot

Ridgemont on Foot Submitted 3 days 15 hours ago by Julie Kelly.

November is a good time to reflect on the season and recharge your batteries. You never know what you are going to get for weather this month or what activities will be available. Skiing, hiking or biking, maybe all three?

In: OutdoorsTags: hiking, Trail Running, fitness

November 2017 Business News

November 2017 Business NewsSubmitted 4 days 16 hours ago by admin.

OrganicTan is under new ownership, Kettle Black's exceptional bartending service at an affordable price and the Communities of Interest Advisory Initiative.

In: BusinessTags: Kettle Black Bartending, Communities of Interest Advisory Initiative

Autumn Fever

Posted: Nov 02, 2017

Getting a little, well, stir-crazy in the fall as the looming winter leaves you craving for a change in scenery. Jesse can't shake it. She must go somewhere.

Author: Jesse Bell

A Cozy-Kept, Shangri-la Winter

Posted: Nov 01, 2017

Winter can be cold. The snowbanks are high enough to bury stop signs, and with the right storm, deep enough to bury your car. With that in mind, here is a list of things that might make your winter in Fernie a little brighter; comforting, delicious, practical things that will take the sting out of any frost you might acquire.

Author: Jesse Bell

Troy Nixon

Posted: Oct 31, 2017

Troy Nixon may be a newer resident to Fernie, but he has swiftly become well-known through his extensive involvement in the community.

Author: admin

Chamber Business Excellence Award Winners

Posted: Oct 27, 2017

This Tuesday October 24, 2017, 150 guests representing the business community of Fernie and its community leaders gathered at the Rusty Edge at Fernie Alpine Resort for the Fernie Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.

Author: Krista Turcasso

BC Wildfire

Posted: Oct 25, 2017

When we decided to dedicate the “Gratitude” issue to the BC Wildfires and the many involved, we instantly thought of all of the images we came across over the last few months. 

Author: admin


Posted: Oct 24, 2017

How you can protect yourself and your company from an email scam appearing legitimate but asking you to give up private information including your password.

Author: Kevin McIsaac

Charitable Donation Tax Credit

Posted: Oct 23, 2017

Being a registred charity with the CRA and claiming donations on your taxes.

Author: Gerald Price