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Hot Springs near Fernie, BC

It doesn't matter if it's in the summer or winter, we're always looking for always looking to relax and recharge. Hot springs whether natural or real provide both, and sometimes a little adventure too.

Posted by Christine Thompson on Mar 19, 2019 in Outdoors

SoleBeats Dance Studio

Posted by admin on Mar 18, 2019 in Business

Get Outside! Basin Trails to See Improvements

Trails connect our communities, take us to spectacular locations and provide fresh-air opportunities to get moving. Around the Columbia Basin, 29 projects will be adding to or improving the region’s trails, with over $484,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Trail Enhancement Grants.

Posted by admin on Mar 16, 2019 in Community

March 2019 New Business

Born to Adventure

Mini Adventures. Mighty Adventures. They all deserve to be remembered!

Posted by admin on Mar 14, 2019 in Business

EBYF Launches Legacy Campaign

Fernie Mayor Ange Qualizza, Emily Brydon and campaign donor Linda Socher at the EBYF Legacy Campaign kick off event. Photo by Troy Nixon

Posted by admin on Mar 13, 2019 in Community

$6 Million to Innovate and Enhance College Experience

A new $6-million partnership between Columbia Basin Trust, College of the Rockies and Selkirk College will work toward shared priorities to enhance the quality, availability and uniqueness of the college experience for students.

Posted by admin on Mar 12, 2019 in Community

Food for Women’s Health

Women have specific nutritional requirements that differ from men. Increasing the intake of foods containing high levels of female-friendly vitamins and minerals supports health and wellness. Making rounded, thoughtful dietary choices is a deeply nourishing form of self-care. 

Posted by Katie Hamar on Mar 12, 2019 in Health

Canada Pension Plan Enhancements

Some of you may have noticed that your employer is with-holding more Canada Pension Plan (CPP) in 2019 than they did in 2018. This increase is the first of several steps to increase the CPP benefits receivable in the future. 

Posted by Gerald Price on Mar 11, 2019 in Business

March 11, 2019 Council Agenda at a Glance

The Regular Council Meeting on March 11, 2019 begins at 7pm and will feature topics including:

Posted by admin on Mar 10, 2019 in Community

Uncovering Your Artistic Voice

Artistic voice is more than just a style or a particular colour palette; it is a way of making something that is so unique to us and our lives that it could not have been made by any other person. It’s a process that turns mechanical mark-making into a deeply personal result. 

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

Shopping Local

Fernie’s downtown has over 100 one-of-a-kind stores. That means that over 100 of those awesome local people I just mentioned are working their butts off, day in, and day out, to bring YOU the very best in their industry.

Posted by Emma Polit on Mar 09, 2019 in Health

A Hike on Swine Flu

Exploring the outdoors and breathing in the fresh mountain air is often a great way to find your inner voice. A great escape from your daily life commitments is to hit the trails. A hike up to the top of Swine Flu is a good option. It’s relatively short and has a great view of the city from the bench at the top.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Mar 09, 2019 in Outdoors

Play - Modelling the Courage to Speak Up

As our children become teenagers, we start to glimpse the kind of people they will be as grown-ups. We may see their work ethic develop, or watch as they take a principled stance at school. We might also catch them bullying, cheating, or lying. 

Posted by Kerri Wall on Mar 08, 2019 in Community

MacVoy Art Show and Sale

Melanie will be exhibiting a collection of paintings inspired by her adventures in the outdoors. From skiing, mountain biking and hiking, most outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers can picture themselves in a MacVoy painting. Her recent work is inspired by painting outdoors en plein air, photography and realistic impressionism.

Posted by admin on Mar 07, 2019 in Art and Entertainment