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Island Lake Lodge's New Bubbles

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Island lake Lodge has partnered with Mark Simpson and the BC Wine Studio to create a very special custom blended sparkling wine (bubbles). Inspired by celebration and the natural elements that surround us, Bruin Brut has been custom blended for Island Lake Lodge.

Author: Fix

July 2017 New Business

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Soar Cycle Studio and The Castle on First create a new movement and Andi Ennis launches Precision Bodies.

Author: Fix

Nature Conservancy Suspends Public Access to Land

Posted: Jul 19, 2017

Photo: Mount Broadwood, by David Couse

In response to the extreme fire situation in British Columbia, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is suspending public recreational access to all its lands in the province. This is a precautionary measure in order to minimize the chance of human-caused wildfires in any more of the province, and to contribute to public safety.

Author: admin

Getting “Ultra” Ready

Posted: Jul 19, 2017

The Elk Valley Ultra 50km race takes place Saturday July 29, 2017 and Sarah helps with tips to prevent overuse injuries.

Author: Sarah Ingram

The Aerial Park

Posted: Jul 18, 2017

Fernie Alpine Resort has amazing guides that teach, coach and encourage you while you’re in the Aerial Park - get to know one!

Author: Karen Pepper

Elk Valley Ultra

Posted: Jul 17, 2017

This month’s Spin to Win contest is for the third leg of the Elk Valley Ultra. Let’s take you through the course.

Author: Julie Kelly

Planning on Selling Your Business

Posted: Jul 16, 2017

The decision to sell your business can be a difficult one. The process involved takes time and proper planning. 

Author: Gerald Price

Beulah Limber

Posted: Jul 15, 2017

An amazingly creative woman who combines a love of quilting, carving and painting in her vast array of talents. 

Author: Fix

Fernie Brewing Co. Tasting Room is Now Open

Posted: Jul 14, 2017

After a three-month hiatus and news of many a parched growler, Fernie Brewing Co. (FBC) is excited to share that the newly renovated Fernie Brewing Company Tasting Room and Storefront is now officially open. And the good news? It tastes as sweet as it looks.

Author: Fix

July 2017 Business News

Posted: Jul 13, 2017

Elk Valley Pizza Shoppe
592 8th Ave

Author: Fix

Game On

Posted: Jul 12, 2017

A few steps to be aware of before you start playing in the river and getting your adrenaline going. It’s no different than dropping into Lizard Headwall, a bit of prep work goes a long way!

Author: Gord Bunston

Gilmore Girls

Posted: Jul 11, 2017

A dramatic television comedy debuting in 2000, a story of a single mother and her daughter making it through life.

Author: Andrew Vallance

Morgan’s Metabolism Mayhem

Posted: Jul 10, 2017

Experiencing the natural phenomenon of progressive metabolism decline with age and the frustration that comes with it.

Author: Tiffany Schebesch

Crowsnest Mountain

Posted: Jul 08, 2017

Good hikes are rarely easy. Great hikes scare you. The best hikes combine sore legs, crippling fear, along with moments of despair and capability, and leave you feeling infinite.

Author: Jesse Bell

Ross Roseingrave

Posted: Jul 06, 2017

 Full of great ideas and passion for the trails, we were super curious as to how someone from Ireland got into mountain biking…particularly downhill, and also how ended up in Fernie.

Author: Fix

Let’s Get Sociable

Posted: Jul 05, 2017

It’s that glorious time of year when we have weekly block parties for two months, block parties with great live music and great craft brew. If you haven’t made the downtown jaunt on a Wednesday evening over the last handful of summers, DO IT! The Wednesday Night Socials a perfect way to end hump day. 

Author: Carolyn Nikodym

The Rush of Success

Posted: Jul 03, 2017

The Chamber Board of Directors has set a clear mandate – strengthen commerce in Fernie. A thriving business community means a thriving Fernie, and Chamber wins are community wins. 

Author: Patty Vadnais

Elk Valley Students Take Action For Clean Water

Posted: Jul 02, 2017

We turn on our taps and water comes out. This spring, students from the Elk Valley discovered through in-class sessions and hands-on action projects that saw them raising watershed awareness by painting hundreds of yellow fish on community storm drains and wrapping trees in the West Fernie Wetland.

Author: Fix

Taking the High Road

Posted: Jul 01, 2017

Five hours in and the sun is out in full force. Your mind is whirling, your muscles are firing and your fingers are like cocktail sausages. But for some reason it feels just right. You feel strangely free. Free from everyday life, reality, decisions and time. 

Author: Abi Moore

Island Lake Lodge's Iconic Photo Spots

Posted: Jun 26, 2017

The 7,000 acres of pristine wilderness at Island Lake provides countless hiking opportunities. Last year Island Lake started off by creating 12 Iconic Photo Spots last summer. For summer 2017 they are adding an additional 5 photo spots with unique hashtags and giving you a chance to win $100 monthly prizes.

Author: Fix