Business News

Elk View Lodge,, 250-430-1089/1-888-7FERNIE,
After a three-year absence, John Merritt is back at Elk View Lodge with a talented staff. The secluded but accessible lodge has been the site of dozens of destination weddings over the years and hopes to once again fulfill that role. With its six spacious bedrooms and seven bathrooms, Elk View Lodge can sleep up to 30 people, and cater functions up to 100 people. With its spectacular setting, cathedral ceilings, spa with sauna and hot tub, commercial kitchen, meeting and break out rooms, this lodge is great for groups of any type -from bridal parties to corporate retreats to snowmobile groups and ski families. It can be self-catered or catered by our their Red-Seal trained chef.

Fernie Trails Alliance,
The Fernie Trails Alliance is thrilled to announce that they have generously received enough funding to comply with a very costly signage initiative. Teck donated $5000, BC Parks donated $1500, and Morris Manufacturing donated material for signposts and storage space. They would also like to thank Craig Gentle from BC Parks for being very helpful in approving sign design and placement choices.

This initiative is part of the Alliance’s risk management program and insurance requirements, and being one of the largest projects to date, they have already used hundreds of volunteer hours. The signage project is throughout the Valley, and they welcome additional support to help place the remaining signs. If you can volunteer, please call Ange Qualizza at 250-423-7360.

King Fir Spa & Wellness,
King Fir Spa & Wellness is happy to have Kimberly Rowe working full time. While finishing her studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kimberly has been working part time treating clients with massage. Kimberly graduated from the four year Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine program in Calgary, during which she completed an internship at a teaching hospital in China. She also traveled to Australia to work one on one with another Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

King Fir Spa & Wellness would also like to welcome Margaret and Abby to their team, whom specialize in sports massage, relaxation and recovery treatments. King Fir Spa & Welllness will be adding Yoga classes to the program this year. Margaret and Kimberly are excited to start teaching and sharing their views on the importance of stretching, strengthening, and balance. Visit their site for more details.

Indigo Spa, 472 2nd Ave 250-430-7950
Amore Swart is joining the team at Indigo Spa. “I have truly enjoyed working with the staff and clients at Beautiful Reasons and feel honoured to be your chosen Estheticain. Your business is very much appreciated and I will do my very best to continue to meet your esthetic needs at this new location,” she says. Amore will be offering new services including
The Lashe eyelash extensions and Fake Bake professional spray tan.