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Hazard On Elk River

A dangerous Log Jam on the Elk River is creating a hazard that could create fatalities. Earlier this week a... Read more »

Fernie Chosen Best Small Town in BC

Fernie was selected by writer Jennifer Cuellar as the the best small town in BC in an article for Expedia.

New Public Washrooms in Fernie

The new public washrooms in Station Square have been on agendas for at least a decade and have finally been constructed.

Fernie’s new Base Camp West Coast Pale Ale

Base Camp’s arrival is timed to quench a thirst and satisfy a craving for the perfect Pale Ale, in the heat of summer

Open fires prohibited

This prohibition does not ban campfires that are a half-metre high by a half-metre wide or smaller, and it does not apply to cooking stoves that use gas, propane or briquettes.

Fernie Hosts Western Canadian Golf Championships

The program is designed to forge a link between Canada’s youth and golf, encourage more young people into the sport while ensuring the future of the game in Canada.

Koocanusa Village

Koocanusa Village is launching with new ownership and management

Col. Chris Hadfield Community Event

“Good morning, Earth!” That is how Colonel Chris Hadfield—writing on Twitter—woke up the world every day while living for five... Read more »

Heritage Structures Face the Future

Columbia Basin Trust’s Built Heritage Grants fund 16 projects with $1.4 million

Josh Dueck speaking in Fernie

Josh Dueck, Gold-medal Paralympian, is speaking in at the Fernie Secondary School on June 12th. Please contact the school’s administration to attend a session.

Fernie Snowmobile Association Seeks Support

Snowmobiling now brings in an estimated $1 million worth of revenue into the local economy. But this apparent success has created a new challenge for the Fernie Snowmobile Association

Fernie Mountain Biking Weekend

This June 24th weekend is a big kickoff to Fernie’s mountain biking season. Fernie Alpine Resort opens with lift access... Read more »

FBC’s latest IPA “Hit The Deck”

FBC's Hit the Deck follows the trend; it's a cloudy, tropical beer, brewed with a special yeast strain that accentuates the grapefruit, tangerine, and stone fruit flavours of the hops.

CBT helps SAR teams

Search and rescue organizations teams will have safer and quicker access to the lost or injured thanks to the Columbia... Read more »

Fernie Herbicide Use is Petitioned

Concerned citizens in Fernie have raised issue and started an online petition regarding the City of Fernie planned use of Herbicides in public spaces and parks.

Grizzly Shot in Fernie area

The female grizzly that was previously relocated from Fernie made her way back to James White Park via the Fernie mobile home park on May long weekend and was later shot in a reported "defence of property" in a rural area west of Fernie.

Fernie Trails are Open

Fernie Trails are open and we're all nicely surprised–mother nature threw the spring switch this week!

Fernie Golf is affordable

For $19.00 (plus tax) you can golf a 4 or 5-hole loop available anytime Monday through Thursday

Fernie Snowpack raises Flood Concerns

The current Fernie snowpack as of May 1 is well above the historical average and raises flood concerns. The Automated... Read more »

Community Cash Winners Announced

Elkford Search and Rescue had the most Community Cash. They received $814 Community Cash dollars from members and guests, $500 for attending and a bonus of $500 for having the most Community Cash!