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Past Honoured, Conserved For Future

There are many approaches used to preserve the region’s history, from installing interpretive signs or offering new museum exhibits, to creating conservation plans or training archival staff. This year, Columbia Basin Trust is supporting 43 heritage projects with over $2.8 million to support efforts to honour the past by conserving it for the future.

Posted by admin on Jul 17, 2019 in Community

The Pioneering Spirit of Art

Art is not a linear path. It can start out in one direction, and end up somewhere completely unexpected.

Posted by Michael Hepher on Jul 14, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Doug Feely

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Jul 11, 2019 in Community

Katriona Drijber

Patterns hold a seductive beauty in both their production and consumption. We surround ourselves with repeating patterns in our dwellings and on our clothes; speak of patterns of weather, behaviour, and thought; and often conceive of the sacred and its affiliated institutions through infinite patterns.

Posted by admin on Jul 11, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Summer (Dress) Lovin’

It’s finally here - the season of the summer dress. The time of the year when you can slip on one item of clothing, pop on some shoes, and away you go. After the many layers of winter, it's like a breath of fresh air.

Posted by Emma Polit on Jul 10, 2019 in Health

RDEK Adopts Strategic Goals as First Step in New Strategic Plan

The RDEK Board of Directors has established a series of organizational goals as the first step in the creation of a new Strategic Plan for the corporation.

Posted by admin on Jul 09, 2019 in Community

July 2019 New Business

Mountain Fuel offers delicious protein-packed smoothies and Scoop Dog is now offering affordable ice cream and hotdogs in Fernie’s downtown core!

Posted by admin on Jul 09, 2019 in Business

Potential Gold

Our senses come alive as we begin to explore what is possible through sensory exploration. Fernie Mountain Mamas understand the importance of exposing their children to new environments to increase their potential for progress. Adina Koran is one such Mama.

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Jul 08, 2019 in Outdoors

Colour Clusters and Simple Camping

The seemingly endless energy of young children to both create and destroy throughout their day can make the clean up crew (parents) a little less than inspired. July’s art project, Colour Clusters, has two simple parts.

Posted by Michelle Senior on Jul 07, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

The Potential in a Small Smoked Chicken Wing

Never underestimate the potential of an invite to a BBQ or the small things, in this case it was the potential contained in a small smoked chicken wing that did more than just taste good.

Posted by Lacey Wilson on Jul 05, 2019 in Health

The Garden

Ralph's garden is a gardener's dream; well-established, metamorphic, an enchanted yard full of za za zoo. And so, one sunny afternoon in June Jesse joins Ralph for homemade iced tea under the shade of an umbrella to talk worms and dirt. To talk about how you can get your garden to look like his.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Jul 04, 2019 in Outdoors

Saving is Good, But it’s Not Investing

Saving and investing — that’s a winning combination.

Posted by Roman Rybar on Jul 04, 2019 in Business

July 2019 Astrology

July is a month of incredible potential and as potential energy builds to transform into forward momentum, this transformation has been building for a long time.

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Jul 03, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

The George S Majic Spiritus Award

It is hard to walk around our community for even a brief amount of time and not be aware that there are community builders all around us, leaning in and supporting whatever they are passionate about. 

Posted by Ange Qualizza on Jul 02, 2019 in Community

The Feeling of Freedom

Parenting can feel like a prison when your kids are small. Home becomes a jail and the rules are all related to the eating and sleeping schedule of the little tyrant who runs the place.

Posted by Kerri Wall on Jun 21, 2019 in Community