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Students “Do and Learn” In Their Wild Backyards

With patches of snow on the ground, it’s a day for jackets and hoods up to protect ears from the cold.

Posted by admin on Jan 04, 2019 in Community

Alex Hanson

With each audio/visual experiment he learns more about the process, about himself, and the world around him.

Posted by admin on Jan 04, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Plant Powered

A vegan diet, which means abstaining from consuming animal products, so the only thing vegans eat is garden salad, right? This is far from true.

Posted by Katie Hamar on Jan 03, 2019 in Health

Edge of The World Colouring Contest

Calling all GROMS…

Do you like cool prizes? Check. Do you like colouring contest bragging rights? Check. Do you want an EPIC resume addition (EOW colouring contest 2019 champion)? Check. 

Posted by admin on Jan 02, 2019 in Business

Awakening to Winter

As winter white begins to fall many communities take on a slower pace, settling into a schedule based around shorter days, colder weather, homework, and planning for the festive season. All of these things happen in Fernie but it’s far from a quiet time. 

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Jan 02, 2019 in Community

The January Streak

#FernieStreak / Fer•nie•Streak / verb

Nordic Ski, Bike, Run or Hike, outside, for a minimum of 30 minutes, every day, for the entire month of January. Clothes optional, but highly recommended.

Posted by Abi Moore on Jan 01, 2019 in Outdoors

All About the Squat

Naked squats. One hundred naked squats. Do I have your attention? Fun fact, back before I had a toddler waking me up in the wee hours of the morning, I used to roll out of bed and do this. 

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Dec 18, 2018 in Health

Jack Ryan

Hollywood seems to have a very difficult time making films and television programs which analyze and criticize the military industrial complex. Does this one make the cut?

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Dec 18, 2018 in Art and Entertainment

Income Tax Planning

Most of us avoid thinking about our income tax return until it is time to file it. We are taxed on the calendar year so here are some suggestions that may reduce your 2018 income tax expense.

Posted by Gerald Price on Dec 17, 2018 in Business

Then and Now

As winter fun gets underway in December, take a moment to think of those early residents who built this town and left us a legacy of celebration.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Dec 15, 2018 in Community


A couple of years ago a friend and I were having the “best headphones” debate. This is a favourite debater of audio junkies and like best scotch or best mountain bike trail, there’s no right answer.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Dec 15, 2018 in Art and Entertainment

Your Guide to Outerwear

Posted by Emma Polit on Dec 14, 2018 in Health

Kick Start Your 2019 Social Media Content Strategy

If your family is anything like mine things get nostalgic during the holidays. How can you use these memories to tell your story? These steps can kick-start your 2019 social media content strategy.

Posted by Christina Pilarski on Dec 14, 2018 in Business

Fernie Fire Rescue and Canadian Tire Partnership

Fernie Fire Rescue, in partnership with Canadian Tire, are pleased to provide Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detectors for those in need. Fernie Fire Rescue will now have access to the dual detectors to provide to elderly and vulnerable persons who may need assistance with the financial cost of purchasing or installation of the combination detectors.

Posted by admin on Dec 13, 2018 in Community