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RDEK Electoral Area Housing Needs Assessment Focus of Upcoming Meeting

The RDEK Electoral Area Housing Needs Report will be presented to the community during an  information session next week. 

Posted by admin on Dec 11, 2021 in Community

Inaugural forum brings together representatives from organizations interested in monitoring Elk River health

Last Friday, December 3rd, a diverse group of parties united by their interested in Elk River watershed health convened to discuss the implementation of an Elk River Watershed Collaborative Monitoring Program.

Posted by admin on Dec 10, 2021 in Community

FAR Opening Day 2021 Announced

Photo by Steve Reed, Athlete Josh Hebert

Posted by admin on Dec 09, 2021 in Outdoors


Posted by Brad Parsell on Dec 07, 2021 in Business

Lisa Cloghesy-Martin

I am a Kootenay based, functional ceramic artist focusing on creating pottery for everyday use that reminds the user of being in nature.

Posted by admin on Dec 02, 2021 in Art and Entertainment

City of Fernie Encourages Emergency Preparedness

As part of ongoing emergency preparedness efforts, the City of Fernie is encouraging residents to sign up for the Regional Evacuation Notification System.  

Posted by admin on Dec 01, 2021 in Community

Funding Secured to Expand Broadband Network

Funding of $7.6 million has been secured to expand Columbia Basin Trust’s regional fibre optic network between Fruitvale and Nelson and between Kimberley and Wasa. Permitting and other pre-construction work on the projects will start soon, with support from federal, provincial and regional partners.

Posted by admin on Nov 28, 2021 in Community

Melanie Wrigglesworth

Posted by admin on Nov 25, 2021 in Community

Giving Me Something That I Need

“Kindness begins with the understanding that we all struggle.” 
-Charles Glassman

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” 

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on Nov 20, 2021 in Art and Entertainment

Provincial Disaster Financial Assistance Now Available For Those Affected By Flooding

Emergency Management BC (EMBC) has authorized disaster financial assistance (DFA) for those who experienced damage as a result of the flooding and debris flows triggered by the November 14-16 heavy rainfall event.

Posted by admin on Nov 18, 2021 in Community