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Winter Wander Snowshoe Tours with Wild Nature Tours

Discover the unique natural history and seasonal scenic beauty of the Elk Valley on an educational snowshoe tour through a beautiful forest with gorgeous views, an invigorating winter hike to one of their favourite local spots or a family-friendly excursion on some of the local trails.

Posted by admin on Jan 03, 2023 in Outdoors

The Fernie Army

“Give me candy and we will be friends.” ~ Logan

Posted by Angela Magliocco on Jan 02, 2023 in Community

Fernie on Fire 2023

The popular Fernie on Fire event, Fernie’s biggest bonfire of the year, is once again taking place this January 7, 2023.

Posted by admin on Dec 31, 2022 in Community

December 2022 Editor's Fix

Sometimes, I take on too much. (Okay, my family might say most times. But acknowledgment is the first step, right?) The holidays make it challenging for me to ignore this… habit? addiction? of mine, as I begin to feel increasingly overwhelmed with the list of things that need to get done, alongside the regular school / work / activity schedules.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 27, 2022 in Community

It’s a Dog Meets Dog World

It’s a social time of year! It’s a time to come together with friends and family and enjoy all the camaraderie and the things that make this time of year special to you. Dogs are social creatures too and, like us, seek each other out for companionship.

Posted by Valerie Barry on Dec 18, 2022 in Community

The Holidays: Stress or Success

As we navigate through the journey of life there are circumstances, including aging parents, illnesses or disability in the family that may take precedence. 

Posted by Marianne Agnew on Dec 15, 2022 in Community

Small Communities Take Big Steps to Fight Wildfires

Fifteen small communities and First Nations in the Columbia Basin are upping their abilities to prevent and fight wildfires. These projects are being done with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

Posted by admin on Dec 15, 2022 in Community

Mexican Cellby

If you’re travelling to Mexico this winter (and I hope you are) and you want to use your phone there, it couldn’t be easier. You can order a SIM card from a Mexican carrier online, but it is much easier to do once you get there. 

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Dec 14, 2022 in Art and Entertainment

December 2022 Business News

Curry Bowl
931 7th Ave 250-423-2695

Chef David Miles is happily the new owner of the Curry Bowl. 

Posted by admin on Dec 10, 2022 in Business

Holiday Travel Tips

December and January are festive times to celebrate our commitment to the ones we love. When we join as a community to share our time and resources, we can make the holidays wonderful for everyone. 

Posted by Patrick Robertson on Dec 09, 2022 in Health

Fernie Chamber of Commerce announces new Executive Director

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the appointment of the new Executive Director, Wendy McDougall.

Posted by admin on Dec 09, 2022 in Community


Cyrano’s story has touched the hearts of many people and has been adapted to film many times. Among those to play Cyrano on the silver screen were José Ferrer (1950), Christopher Plummer (1962), Gérard Depardieu (1990) and Kevin Kline (2008). The most memorable modern version is 1987’s Roxanne. Written by and starring a 41-year-old Steve Martin the film also starred Daryl Hannah. The principal character is not a French Army cadet but is instead a small-town fireman named Charlie “C.D.” Bales.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Dec 09, 2022 in Art and Entertainment

O Come Let Us Algorithm

I think we can all agree that there are some hard economic times ahead and being that most of us creatives choose lifestyle over stability, I suspect those struggles will affect artists disproportionately. It may be a hard winter for some of us, so it’s a good thing we are out of the box thinkers.  

Posted by Michael Hepher on Dec 08, 2022 in Art and Entertainment

Holiday Double Header

If you get invited to some holiday parties this year, here are two easy and delicious recipes to substitute for chips and dip. The pear tart is quite literally one of the easiest and most delicious desserts I’ve ever made. 

Posted by Claire Smallwood on Dec 08, 2022 in Art and Entertainment

CBT Supports 16 Projects to Boost Outdoor Recreation Opportunities

Photo: The Fairmont and District Lions Club is constructing two pickleball courts with support from the Trust.

Posted by admin on Dec 06, 2022 in Community