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Pacific Coastal Saturday service with Kelowna

Pacific Coastal Airlines is pleased to announce the addition of new, non-stop Saturday service between Cranbrook and Kelowna beginning Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Notice of Public Hearings August 27, 2018

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing has been scheduled for Monday, August 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at Fernie City Hall, located at 501-3rd Avenue, Fernie BC

Evacuation Orders Issued for Corbin

The RDEK has issued an evacuation order for ten properties in the community of Corbin as a result of a lightning caused fire in Leach Creek in the Elk Valley.

Coal Creek Fire near Fernie

The BC Wildfire Service responded to a reported wildfire earlier today about 15 kilometres east of Fernie.

Cross River and Nipika Evacuation Alert

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Regional District of East Kootenay due to wildfire and the potential danger to life and health in the Cross River/Nipika Mountain Resort

CBT Improves Child Care Options

Families in the Columbia Basin will soon have new and improved child care options.

2018 Business Excellence Award Nominations are Open

Do you know an individual or business who goes above and beyond for our community? Well, now is the time to recognize everything they do for us.

FAR’s Timber Landing Releases Lots

Timber Landing is a prestigious community of ski-in estate lots, situated in a forest rising up a desired flank of the Fernie base ski village.

Improving the well-being of residents

Columbia Basin Trust commits nearly $965,000 to 17 projects that address social issues

Fernie Alpine Resort Announces Autumn Programs

You already know you love Fernie Alpine Resort in the winter and summer months, now it's time to acquaint yourself with autumn in the mountains

A Fernie Cat Story

This is a Fernie cat story with a fortunate and happy ending. Aquila is a pet serval cat that is native to Africa and lives in Fernie.

Snow Valley in harmony with Wapiti

The festival is an essential part of the summer calendar in Fernie and we were keen to do a small part to help out

Hazard On Elk River

90% or river fatalities are caused by entrapment and log jams are the leading hazard. Be safe on the river and don't become a river statistic.

Fernie Regular Council Meeting

FERNIE TRAILS ALLIANCE Council authorized the submission of an application in partnership with the Fernie Trails Alliance to the BC Rural Dividend Program for a grant to fund the Fernie Valley Pathway 2020 Project

Completion of West Fernie Servicing & Restructure Project celebrated

The completion of the largest construction project in the history of the Regional District of East Kootenay was officially celebrated [...]

Unsafe travels: Grizzlies in the Southern Rockies

For the mighty grizzly bear, like all wildlife, habitat is crucial. But for grizzly populations to thrive in the long [...]

Fernie Arena Technical Safety BC Report released

It is the first report released by the agencies investigating the incident and communicates that the worker deaths were caused by aging equipment failure and poor decisions: findings point to the City's failure to replace aging equipment despite expert advice.

Campfire Ban Starts Thursday

Effective at noon on Thursday, July 26, 2018, campfires will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre which includes Fernie, the Elk Valley and Southcountry

First Call to Artists

The Fernie Arts Station has made its First Call to Artists for Gallery Shows in 2019.

The Lost Elephant Bike Race

Previously known as the Kootenay Gravel Grinder, The Lost Elephant explores the bikepacking paradise of the East Kootenay region.