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October 22, 2017 Update on Fernie Memorial Arena Leak

FERNIE, BC – As residents in Fernie who had been evacuated earlier this week settle into their homes this afternoon, the focus at Fernie Memorial Arena now turns to the clean-up process and

Posted by admin on Oct 22, 2017 in Community

October 20, 2017 City of Fernie Update on Ammonia Leak at Fernie Memorial Arena

Today, October 20, 2017 at approximately 2:35pm the City held its fourth Press Conference at Red Tree Lodge.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 20, 2017 in Community

October 19, 2017 City of Fernie Ammonia Leak and Evacuation Update

At 11:15am on October 19, 2017, the City of Fernie hosted its third conference to update the press on the ammonia leak at the Fernie Memorial Arena, that took three lives including two valued and loved employees at the City of Fernie and an employee of CIMCO Refrigeration.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 19, 2017 in Community

Penguins in the Pool

The world has faced some major challenges lately. And yet, somehow, we feel more thankful than ever. 

Posted by Shelby Cain on Oct 18, 2017 in Community

Oct 18, 2017 City Update on Ammonia Leak at Fernie Memorial Arena

The last 24 hours in Fernie, BC have been heavy to say the least.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 18, 2017 in Community

UPDATE: Fernie Memorial Arena Ammonia Leak

FERNIE, BC – 7:30pm October 17, 2017 -  Emergency crews remain on scene responding to an ammonia leak at Fernie Memorial Arena.

The site has been secured, however crews are still unable to safely enter the facility.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 17, 2017 in Community

The Elk Valley Trail

We have so much to be grateful for in Fernie. With all the recent Wildfires in BC and surrounding area, we are truly fortunate to have been minimally impacted. One trail that we have so many people to give our gratitude to is the Elk Valley Trail (part of The Great Trail/Trans Canada Trail).

Posted by Julie Kelly on Oct 16, 2017 in Outdoors

It Takes a Village

Soon to become a father of three, this local Fernie resident has a lot to be thankful for this month, even when toothpaste gets squeezed out all over the bathroom.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Oct 14, 2017 in Community

Thank-you Small Business

October 15-21 is Small Business Week. A time to celebrate those who suffer the risk and hassles of everyday proprietorship. 

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Oct 12, 2017 in Business

Rachael’s Reflection

In Canada, most of us are lucky enough to have food to eat each day, a bed to sleep in and loved ones who bring us joy. Yet somehow, through cultural and societal conditioning, we’ve come to favour the negative aspects of our lives and what we feel we’re doing wrong.

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Oct 11, 2017 in Health

October 2017 New Business

The Fernie Pride Society celebrates their first ever Elk Valley Pride Festival and Grizzly Bear Spa and Property Maintenance opens in the Elk Valley.

Posted by admin on Oct 10, 2017 in Business

Raising a Glass to The Professor

On October 5th, a perfect fall Fernie day, inside Fernie Brewing Co.’s Tasting Room, the latest FBC seasonal brew officially launched. A brew which is undoubtedly the most special of brews to date, and close to the heart of staff, family and friends of Fernie Brewing Co.

Posted by Fix on Oct 09, 2017 in Business

Preparing for Ski Season

The summer was amazing and as we transition into winter, now is the time to start prepping for the ski season. If you have never done this before, it is an absolute game changer and well worth the effort! Here are five tips to get you going.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Oct 08, 2017 in Health

Great Mountain Gratitude

The most glorious glow from the sun, with hues of blood-reds blending with the faded blue of the day.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Oct 06, 2017 in Outdoors

Art & the Mountains Collide on the Divide

Returning for it's second year, this decadent evening is taking place in one of Fernie’s most spectacular settings while showcasing some of Canada’s leading artists.

Posted by admin on Oct 05, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

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