Picky eaters in the house can be a constant frustration and worry for parents. Here’s a strategy to help your youngsters develop healthy relationships with food and take some of the stress off mom and dad’s shoulders.Tags: family, health, Fernie BC
You could be forgiven for thinking that with a theme like ‘play’ this was going to be a fairly light-hearted edition of the FIX, but I have to tell you that I’m not feeling very fun right now. Life is about balance, right?Tags: Fernie BC, arts, Arts and Culture
Most of us have had an experience with Ski School… whether learning to ski or snowboard as a child, or as a cry for help after trying to pass these skills onto our own kids. Wendy Reade is the the queen of FAR’s Winter Sports School.Tags: community, Fernie BC, Fernie Alpine Resort
Columbia Basin Trust is announcing changes to its Board of Directors. Rick Jensen has been reappointed to the role of Chair while Jocelyn Carver, who joined the Board in 2018, has been appointed Vice-Chair, while other new additions include Krista Turcasso, Don McCormick and Ron Oszust.Tags: Columbia Basin Trust, community, Fernie BC
The City of Fernie received an application to rezone the Lutheran Church from Public Institutional to Residential and our planners were faced with the challenge of how to preserve the value of a heritage building, and perhaps more importantly, create a framework that would ensure the Lutheran Church would not be demolished.Tags: community, Fernie BC, Lutheran Church, City of Fernie
We are so lucky in Fernie and to have a wonderful outdoor playground. There are so many options to play outside during the winter season. When I think of “play” I envision fun, fresh mountain air, biking, and spending time with my dog Chloe on the trails. The new Inclusive Trail is a great one to take your pet along. It’s nice and wide and has a gentle grade.Tags: winter, Fernie BC, Outdoors, Dogs, hiking, trails
Each month in the Fernie Fix, Crystal celebrates Fernie’s amazing food scene by challenging a local pro to create a five-ingredient recipe with delicious–and revealing–results. This month feature, Amie Bradsell’s Camarones Al Tequila.Tags: health, wellness, Cooking, Food, foodie, Fernie BC
Playing can be initiated and happen in many ways. As an educator, my teaching journey has led me to explore the deeper aspects and benefits of child-lead learning, much of which happens through play. It can be very difficult for adults to be patient, step back and observe; however, uninterrupted play initiated by children serves their future selves through a variety of ways.Tags: community, family, Fernie BC, Outdoor Connections
January 28, 2019 (Castlegar, B.C.) – Columbia Basin Trust and Columbia Power Corporation announced today they have entered into an agreement with Fortis Inc. to purchase its 51 per cent interest in the Waneta Expansion hydroelectric generating facility located near Trail, B.C. for $991 million.Tags: Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Power Corporation, Waneta Expansion
Is your business growing or succession planning? Columbia Basin Trust’s Career Internship Program may be able to help meet your resourcing needs. Applications are currently being accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.Tags: Columbia Basin Trust, community, Fernie BC, Business
New Year’s resolutions carry a lot of weight and many people feel extra pressure to succeed which makes them more likely to make mistakes. Success in anything is achieved by simply picking ourselves up and trying again when we fail.Tags: health, wellness, fitness, Exercise, Fernie BC
Storytelling is an ancient artform we continue to use today. Everyone has a bit of storytelling in them. The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) is running a contest for the 2019 Griz Days. The hope is to draw out the storytelling skills of the children and youth of the Elk Valley as they share their ideas of what the Griz does during the summer.
Legend has it, the Griz is a tall man with shoulders six feet wide.
Tags: Griz Days, Kids, Fernie BC, contests
On a cold winter’s morning, the distant sound of an avalanche bomb awakens her from my sleep. It’s Sunday and the thought of a slow morning is too good to pass up. Sunday’s are Em's day. The day she doesn’t HAVE to be anywhere. In the spirit of ‘Awakening,’ she's going to take you on a morning journey of self-care with a few suggestions to help you relax and enjoy every moment.Tags: Fashion, shopping, Fernie BC, Soco Soaps, Freyja, The Green Petal, The Valley Social