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Staffing for Businesses - Community Info Session

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is hosting a community information session called Staffing for Businesses at the Fernie Curling Club. This free event is designed to help with the staffing issues faced by many of our local businesses and to facilitate open discussions on solving this issue.

Posted by admin on May 22, 2019 in Community

Fernie Trails Update for Spring and Summer 2019 – Where to Go & Temporary Closures

A variety of local trail notices and updates have caused the need to clarify the current situation for this summer season. Trails in Fernie are extensive, cherished and a critical part of what Fernie is well known for. Though 2019 will experience a few interruptions most trails are accessible to mountain bike, walk and hike! Continue below for current details and updates.

Posted by admin on May 17, 2019 in Outdoors

Educational Fire Safety Initiative for Youth Returns to Fernie

The Fernie Fire Rescue is once again leading an educational fire safety initiative for local students. Dedicated to helping young people get the information they need to prevent fire-related injuries and fatalities, this is the 14th time the organization has brought an award-winning safety resource to area youth.

Posted by admin on May 16, 2019 in Community

Ready, Set, Sweat

Com·mu·ni·ty - A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on May 15, 2019 in Outdoors

RDEK Board Highlights - May 3, 2019

Moyie and Area Official Community Plan

Posted by admin on May 14, 2019 in Community


As spring shines in, I have been awarded the great honour of Poet Laureate by the Fernie Academy for poetry month. I value this title beyond measure as I recognize that simply by doing what I love, I am accepted, I am recognized, and I am valued by my community. 

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on May 14, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Rod Timm

Posted by Krista Turcasso on May 12, 2019 in Community

May 2019 Business News

Century 21 Mountain Lifestyles welcomes two new realtors and ET Hair Salon welcomes two new stylists, East Kootenay Hypnobirthing is now available to help preparing for your journey of parenthood and much more.

Posted by admin on May 12, 2019 in Business

Council Agenda at a Glance - May 13, 2019

Fernie Seniors Centre at 5pm
Public Hearing for Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2231 and Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 Amendments for landuse designation for proposed affordable housing project.

Posted by admin on May 11, 2019 in Community

Island Lake Lodge's Summer Guide

Island Lake Lodge opens for the summer season on June 7th!

Posted by admin on May 10, 2019 in Business

A Close-knit Community

ur simple actions can have concrete and deep-reaching effects on our neighbours.

Posted by Michael Hepher on May 10, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Shoulder Season

Posted by Shelby Cain on May 10, 2019 in Community

New Recycling & Solid Waste Costs Survey Now Out

The RDEK has just released a second survey as part of its Solid Waste Management Plan Review, and is now encouraging the public to participate.

Posted by admin on May 08, 2019 in Community

City of Fernie Chief Administrative Officer Resigns

Mr. Norm McInnis has given notice that he is resigning from his position as Chief Administrative Officer with the City of Fernie effective June 28, 2019.

Posted by admin on May 08, 2019 in Community