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Spontaneous Human Combustion Prevention

What a summer, it’s hot and the rivers are not! If you want to float, boat, fish or soak it’s time to unplug, put the phone down and head out to one of our beautiful rivers.

Posted by Gord Bunston on Aug 21, 2017 in Outdoors

Finding Fontinalis Film and Fundraiser

Community who love fishing and the Elk River, or just like a good story and amazing cinematography, are invited to join ERA and watch this inspirational documentary. 

Posted by Fix on Aug 20, 2017 in Outdoors

Dear Diary

Turning 40 and finding yourself reflecting a lot on family and friends and other important things in life, including getting back into journaling.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Aug 19, 2017 in Community

Wapiti Music Festival Sees Record Breaking Year

The seventh annual Wapiti Music Festival took place over the weekend amidst one of busiest summers on record for Fernie BC.

Posted by Fix on Aug 18, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Unplugged to Get Connected

Like obtaining any sort of capital, it takes work. It is built through connecting, building trust, and collaborating.

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Aug 17, 2017 in Business

The Inaugural Elk Valley Ultra - July 29, 2017

Photo from Leg 1 by Raven Eye Photography, visit their site for all photos from this event

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Aug 16, 2017 in Community

August 2017 New Business

Former Hornquist, Stephanie Bryant becomes the new chiropractor and owner at Kootenay Chiropractic and Sports Performance

Posted by Fix on Aug 16, 2017 in Business

Freyja Lifestyle Fashion Makes the Finals in Global Boutique Awards

From over 4,000 boutiques worldwide, FREYJA of Fernie has won the hearts of both local and global shoppers being voted into the final round of the 2017 Boutique Awards in Canada as a contender for Online Boutique of the Year.

Posted by Fix on Aug 15, 2017 in Business

The Key to Safer Browsing is a Lock

This month I want to talk about browsing the web securely. Over the last couple of years a number of the large web players, such as Google, have started to push websites and web users to secure websites.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Aug 14, 2017 in Community

Fernie Tears & Gears

This month’s Spin to Win contest is for the Fernie Tears & Gears Trail Running/Mountain Biking Duathlon on September 3.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Aug 13, 2017 in Outdoors

Mason’s Mindful Eating

As we make an effort to unplug and remove ourselves from the increasing technology we have at our fingertips, have we considered how these may be affecting our relationship with food?

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Aug 12, 2017 in Health

Text Me

It’s happened slowly, like erosion or global warming or the growth of a beard. You might not even notice how out-of-control it’s actually gotten. Until you start asking people you’re having a conversation with to text you what they just told you.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Aug 11, 2017 in Community

Claiming Business Use of Home

Do you earn money working from home? Whether you are self-employed or an employee, if you meet conditions laid out by Canada Revenue Agency, you may be able to deduct some of your housing operating costs against income earned.

Posted by Fix on Aug 10, 2017 in Business

Tyra Collombin

Art, you can say, is Tyra's way of getting “unplugged” from competitive sport and the stress and focus that comes with it.

Posted by Fix on Aug 09, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Heiko’s Trail and the Bisaro Cave

There is an otherworldly place just outside of Fernie. In this place, water carves its way out of the earth, and over geologic timespans, creates a massive hole in the side of a mountain. At this interface, darkness intermingles with light effortlessly to create an entirely separate ecosystem from the surroundings.

Posted by Ahmed Mumeni on Aug 09, 2017 in Outdoors

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