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Employees First Award

Island Lake Lodge has won the coveted 2018 Employees First Award, presented Friday, March 9th at the BC Tourism Industry... Read more »

Fernie Snow Advisory

The Weather Networks Severe Weather Outlook is telling Fernie residents and visitors to be prepared for significant snow fall this Thursday and Friday.

Hire a Post-Secondary Grad

The funding is up to 50 per cent of the new employee’s wage over the first seven to 12 months, to a maximum of $25,000.

Griz Days Gone Plaid 2018

The Fernie Griz has embraced the hipster and is getting the entire town to get their “cool” on as part of this year’s Griz Days Gone Plaid celebration from March 2 – 4.

BC Family Day Moving

With the NDP's moving of BC’s Family Day to coincide with the Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Montana holiday, in 2019 Fernie residents will have to contend with the busiest weekend of the year.

CBT Agriculture Business Specialist

Columbia Basin Trust’s Basin Business Advisors now offers a full-time Agriculture Specialist

Fernie Significant Snowfall Alert

A significant snowfall followed by a strong surge of arctic air is in store for Fernie this weekend.

Fernie’s Polar Peak to Open?

Regardless of how many days Polar Peak is open, I anxiously wait for those epic days of ripping multiple powder runs on its steep fall line terrain.

Fernie tops Highest Property Assessments

Fernie tops the list of the Highest Property Assessments in Kootenays.

Arena returned to Fernie

The Fernie Memorial Arena was returned to the City of Fernie for the first time following the ammonia tragedy

Elk Valley Environmental Grants Announced

These projects will make a difference in improving terrestrial and aquatic habitat, helping communities adapt to climate change, monitoring water resources and engaging Basin residents in environmental stewardship

Avalanche Canada: Considerable hazard

The Avalanche Canada danger rating for the Lizard Range and South Rockies this weekend will be considerable and human caused avalanches are likely.

Free Youth Leadership event

Youth aged 14 to 18 from around the Columbia Basin are invited to apply to attend the Leadership Summit in Kimberley on May 4 to 6, 2018 where they will strengthen their abilities, learn about themselves and their communities, and have fun!

Nominate Fernie for Hockeyville $250,000

The Fernie Memorial Arena has a chance to win $250,000 in upgrades from the Hockeyville competition.

Backcountry Skier killed in Avalanche

Elk Valley RCMP and Fernie Search and Rescue have recover the body of a 36 year old male from Alberta who died in an avalanche on Monday.

Fernie Search & Rescue Reminder

Fernie Search and Rescue would like to remind backcountry recreationists of a few simple steps that will increase safety and reduce the need for call-outs

White Pass Chairlift Closed

Fernie Alpine Resort announced that the White Pass Chairlift will be closed for several days due to mechanical part failure.

Rumble in the Rockies Shines

The Fernie Old School Boxing Club staged an evening of amateur boxing at the Fernie Community Centre this past Saturday.

Fernie Avalanche in Orca Bowl

A group of 11 backcountry skiers were involved in an avalanche incident today in Fernie's Orca Bowl.

Stetski suggests Ottawa Rink serve Fernie

Kootenay-Columbia’s MP, Wayne Stetski, thinks that an ice rink on Parliament Hill could be put to better use in his riding.