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EKC Celebrates Member Appreciation Day

The East Kootenay Community Credit Union Member Appreciation Day is on Thursday, October 18th at the Fernie branche. This year [...]

Interested to get into pork production?

To support new and existing pork producers respond to the growing market demand for locally produced meat, a pork production [...]

This Never Happened

The documentary exposes the WWI Canadian internment camps that interred thousands of Ukrainians across Canada from 1914-1920. One such camp was in Fernie BC from 1915-1918

Fernie Nordic Society welcomes a Snowcat!

Today they have launched their “Welcome Home” campaign for the new (used) snow cat and need your support. They are asking that members help with donations to support this additional cost.

Giuliano Assists Residents at Regional District

Mary Giuliano and Regional District Director introduced a motion at the Regional District of East Kootenay meeting to help mitigate septic fee payments for West Fernie residents for a two year period.

Wild Voices Deepens Understanding of Natural World

This school year, over 5,000 K-12 students in the Columbia Basin will venture beyond the walls of their classroom

Ridgemont to be Logged

Ridgemont as we know it is about to change. If you bike, walk or run Ridgemonts trails, Thanksgiving will be [...]

Youth to Benefit from Continued Support

The Columbia Basin Trust renews Basin Youth Network for three years with $5 million

UBCM calls on Province to Regulate Private Land Logging

There is no legal requirement for logging practices on private land to be sustainable over time. This allows landowners to remove most or all of the forest cover in a short time period despite major impacts on wildlife, water and communities

CBT launches Physical Literacy and Youth Sport

To help make this happen, Columbia Basin Trust is launching a new $3-million, multi-year Basin Physical Literacy and Youth Sport (PLAYS) initiative

Griz Days Gone Denim

This year’s winter festival, from March 1-3, will celebrate our casual, rugged style in the same legendary party fashion.

Fernie Inspire the Race to Empower

Would you like to be introduced to a whole new way of experiencing skiing or snowboarding at Fernie Alpine Resort?

East Kootenay Riders Podium

Caroline Villeneuve of the H2O School on Lake Koocanusa, and Ryder and Dagen Duczek of Cranbrook, advanced to the finals and took second place

Businesses Get Support to Grow

The Columbia Basin Trust seeking motivated companies for customized support and mentorship program

Java the Hut Coffee Milk Stout

Using Crowsnest Coffee's signature Bushtown Blend, the coffee beans are added directly to the mash, along with a decadent amount of chocolate, Black Prinz and Roasted Malts

Trust AGM and BBQ in Fernie

Columbia Basin Trust will be hosting its annual general meeting and community barbeque in Fernie on September 21. Both events are open to the public.

Over 160 Nominations for Business Excellence Awards

Over 160 nominations were made and now 94 unique nominees are being contacted to complete their award application.

Fernie’s Campfire Ban Rescinded

A campfire ban in the Southwestern Fire Centre will be rescinded effective Friday, Sept. 14, at 1PM.

Mayor Mary Giuliano Announces Re-Election

"It’s important that Fernie continues to find the fine line of managing our growth, without losing our small-town charm. Growing a community isn’t about big flashy initiatives; it’s about doing many small things well."

Increased Support from the Trust

The Columbia Trust delivered $57 million in benefits through 65 programs and initiatives last year