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Inside Architecture - Exploring Fernie’s Historical Interiors

Fernie’s historic buildings are well known for distinctive rooflines, unique locally-fired rose-gold brick and stone, and a variety of international influences. Only a few original interiors remain although many hints of the past can be seen in pressed tin ceilings, smoke-stained exposed brickwork and vintage windows.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Nov 15, 2018 in Art and Entertainment

A Day in the Life of a Cat Skier

he Lizard Range’s wild and rugged peaks seem to have a knack for capturing moist weather patterns holding them hostage while snow falls hard and heavy for days. This makes Fernie the ideal winter playground for countless outdoor pursuits. 

Posted by Mike Wilson on Nov 15, 2018 in Outdoors

Braaapcountry - Snowmobiling This Winter

A shake of the snow globe and braapcountry enthusiasts find ourselves on the heels of another legendary winter in the Elk Valley. Emerging as one of BC’s best snowmobile destinations, Fernie serves up out-the-door, easy access to a delicious buffet of terrain suitable for a variety of powder palates. 

Posted by Nicole Matei on Nov 14, 2018 in Outdoors

Cocktails and Character

Fernie isn't much for scale; those of us who live here know this. A quaint 12 avenues and 16 streets, a mountainside subdivision, a serene river, and a four-block main street—just how we like it.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Nov 13, 2018 in Community

The Eye of the Hurricane

You don’t have to be an artist to experience the calm at the centre of the storm. We all know what it’s like when the world fades away and all that’s left is the task in front of you, being in the zone.

Posted by Michael Hepher on Nov 10, 2018 in Art and Entertainment

St. Margaret’s Cemetery

A cemetery is the surest place to find peace. St. Margaret's Cemetery in Fernie is one such cemetery. Old stones mix with old trees, standing quietly together just above town, touched only by the passing breeze.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Nov 09, 2018 in Outdoors

Brain Fuel

The human brain is only about three pounds, however, it’s one of the most complex. Tiffany takes you through three key nutrients for a happy, healthy brain.

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Nov 09, 2018 in Health

Being More Mindful on Social Media

Mindfulness is the act of focusing on the present and being completely engaged in what is going on in our surroundings instead of being distracted. In so many ways, social media can be the opposite of mindfulness, the opposite of being present.

Posted by Christina Pilarski on Nov 07, 2018 in Business

Enhancing Recreational Opportunities on Basin Trails

Whether biking to work, hiking peaks or walking pets, Columbia Basin residents prize the trails in our communities and surrounding areas. To improve these paths and support healthy outdoor lifestyles, Columbia Basin Trust is launching its new three-year, $1.5-million Trail Enhancement Grants.

Posted by admin on Nov 06, 2018 in Community

Ange Qualizza

Within six months of being on council that she wanted to be mayor, and started building towards that goal. Her first move as new mayor, she's dedicated to investing in council.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 06, 2018 in Community

Eating More Sustainably

This shoulder season, take a moment to reflect on your food purchasing habits and their impact on environmental sustainability. If we all made more mindful choices about food, we would contribute positively towards the issues facing the industry.

Posted by Katie Hamar on Nov 05, 2018 in Health

November 2018 Astrology

Two different themes happen this month however in all, it’s a really great month bringing lots of improvements in people’s lives.

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Nov 03, 2018 in Art and Entertainment

Getting Back on the Horse

Studies on the benefits of equine therapy are so numerous. They are loyal and sensitive and unique. When mistreated they act out. Over time, if they feel lonely and unloved, they become damaged. Just like us.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Oct 31, 2018 in Community

Holly Kimola

Who doesn't love the smell of leather, am I right?!

Posted by admin on Oct 31, 2018 in Art and Entertainment