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Chuck Shoesmith

Chuck Shoesmith

This fall, the community of Fernie suffered a tremendous loss. Chuck Shoesmith of the Fernie Lions Club alongside Jocelyn Sombrowski, chairperson of the City of Fernie Leisure Services Advisory Board presented a proposal at the Committee of the Whole meeting for an outdoor rink.

Submitted 1 day 15 hours ago by Krista Turcasso.In: CommunityCity of Fernie, winter, Fernie Lions Club

Being Effective in 2018

Being Effective in 2018

The New Year is here, resolutions have been made and 2018 is our year. It is time to be effective. There is nothing more satisfying than finishing a day of work and knowing you got things done.

Submitted 3 days 15 hours ago by Patty Vadnais.In: Businessbusiness, New Year, business strategy, Fernie Chamber of Commerce

City of Fernie Council Connection, January 8, 2018

City of Fernie Council Connection, January 8, 2018

Council Connection - Regular Meeting of January 8, 2018 Highlights

1. DISCRETIONARY GRANTS 2018
Council approved the 2018 Discretionary Grant recommendations proposed by the Discretionary Grant Committee on December 13, 2017. The City of Fernie will provide grants to 27 different community groups totaling $15,370. Successful applications will be notified by mail.

Submitted 7 hours 21 min ago by admin.In: CommunityCity of Fernie, Council Connection, Council Meeting

Good Juju

Good Juju

Jesse loves her column. It leads to great things. But this morning, a week past deadline in mid-December, she realizes she has nothing to write about. No neighbourly wine-making, no backcountry exploration – nothing.

Submitted 6 days 15 hours ago by Jesse Bell.In: OutdoorsOutdoors, nature

Claire’s Creating Change

Claire’s Creating Change

To prevent the February “goal slump” this year, Tiffany has reated a checklist with some great solutions to get you back on track and creating lasting change for 2018.

Submitted 1 hour 6 min ago by Tiffany Schebesch.In: Healthhealth, Tiffany Schebesch

Welcome to the New World

Welcome to the New World

An estrogen revolution the likes of which we haven’t seen since women were deemed worthy enough to vote.

Submitted 1 hour 8 min ago by Shelby Cain.In: Community

January 2018 New Business

January 2018 New Business

Elk Valley Cumulative Effects Management Framework (CEMF)

The community is invited to the Elk Valley Cumulative Effects Management Framework (CEMF)Open House, Tuesday January 30 4:30-8:30 pm at the Fernie Senior Citizens Drop-In Centre.

Submitted 1 day 21 hours ago by Fix.In: BusinessSilver Lining Events, business, Fernie Fresh Food Share, Elk Valley Cumulative Effects Management Framework

Let’s Make Really Party

Let’s Make Really Party

In the spirit of New Years, being bold and pushing personal envelopes, the Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra and The Arts Station are going to encourage a different kind of audience experience to include some room for dancing.

Submitted 2 days 21 hours ago by Carolyn Nikodym.In: Art and EntertainmentMusic, Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra, Fernie Arts Station

A Stroke of Inspiration

A Stroke of Inspiration

Although sledding was not always a part of her life pre-stroke it has definitely become a way of life in the chapters that followed. It's inspired her to keep pushing and to help others feel inspired by a sport that can be so intimidating.

Submitted 3 days 21 hours ago by Shantelle Weir.In: OutdoorsSnowmobiling, winter, sledding, Outdoors

Fernie Distillers to open this winter season, 2018

Fernie Distillers to open this winter season, 2018

Fernie Distillers, operated by husband and wife duo Andrew Hayden and Jillian Rutherford, have been working hard and are in the final stages of renovating their location on 1st Avenue in downtown Fernie, BC. With plans to open this winter, Fernie Distillers will be the first licensed craft distillery situated in Fernie, East Kootenays producing small batches of vodka, liqueurs, seasonal spirits and barrel-aged products with a modern branding approach that draws inspiration from the rich history of the community.

Submitted 4 hours 59 min ago by admin.In: CommunityFernie Distillers, craft distillers, BC distillers, food and beverage

Cross-Country Skiing with Kids: Make it Fun!

Cross-Country Skiing with Kids: Make it Fun!

Cross-country skiing is truly a sport for all-ages, and one that can be fun for parents, kids and even toddlers. Here are a few tips to make it fun while you introduce the sport to your family.

Submitted 2 hours 55 min ago by Anonymous.In: Outdoorscross country skiing, family fun, Fernie Nordic Society

Not Just Noodles

Not Just Noodles

If you have travelled across town for the purpose of going to a specific artisanal market or a restaurant you read about, you are engaging in food tourism. The food tourism industry rebuilds communities, preserves cultures, educates travellers and inspires creativity.

Submitted 8 hours 12 min ago by Katie Hamar.In: HealthFood, Culinary, food tourism, tourism

Ryan Schultz

Ryan Schultz

While he's always had an interest in photography for a large portion of his life, he had not made a conscious decision to “figure it out” and really explore photography until experiencing a change in physical ability.

Submitted 1 day 17 hours ago by Fix.In: Art and Entertainmentphotography, Ryan Schultz

Fernie's Shuttle New Years Eve Schedule

Fernie's Shuttle New Years Eve Schedule

Fernie's ski shuttle will be offering extended evening service over New Years Eve. The ski shuttle is thanks to a partnership between the City of Fernie, Tourism Fernie, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and Resorts of the Canadian Rockies. 

Submitted 5 hours 48 min ago by Fix.In: Communityshuttle, Fernie BC, Fernie Alpine Resort, New Years Eve

Core

Core

Tom's new segment explores Fernie’s other, less obvious and maybe lesser-known fitness activities. Those of you looking to try something new, or trying to pass the time through these long dark nights – this is for you.

Submitted 1 day 1 hour ago by Tom Gibson.In: Outdoorsfitness, health, Yoga, Soar Studios, Essential Yoga Studio

The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter

After 64 articles and almost six years, Adam celebrates the people who've played big roles in his time with the Fernie Fix.

Submitted 3 days 1 hour ago by Adam K. MacDonald.In: CommunityKeith Liggett, Fernie, BC, Fernie Fix, You've Got Male

Amateur cameraman catches Fernie elf in the act and gets a huge surprise

Amateur cameraman catches Fernie elf in the act and gets a huge surprise

The team behind the Fernie Elf has been caught in the act on amateur video footage. Since the elf’s first appearance, the community and local constabulary have been bamboozled by the elf and think that the phenomenon could only be the work of the REAL SANTA CLAUS.

Submitted 4 days 1 hour ago by Fix.In: CommunityChristmas, Fernie elf, elf

Holiday Time

Holiday Time

How does a business manage the requests for time off while keeping the doors open and the customers happy? Here are a few strategies to look at to make the most for everyone this holiday season.

Submitted 4 days 1 hour ago by Patty Vadnais.In: Businessbusiness, Holidays, Christmas, Fernie Chamber of Commerce

16 Social Projects to Receive $1 Million

16 Social Projects to Receive $1 Million

From young to old, people with diverse needs from around the Columbia Basin will benefit from 16 projects aimed at improving their social well-being. These projects are being funded by $1 million in Social Grants from Columbia Basin Trust. 

Submitted 5 days 1 hour ago by Fix.In: CommunityColumbia Basin Trust, Ktunaxa Nation Council, District of Sparwood, Canadian Mental Health Association, grants

Preparing for the Holiday You Want

Preparing for the Holiday You Want

Every year we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, planning parties and dinners, buying gifts, and losing all sense of self-care that we may have established beforehand. Here are five ways to create a healthy and happy holiday.

Submitted 5 days 1 hour ago by Dr. Taina Turcasso.In: Healthhealth, family, wellness, Christmas

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