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Financial Resolutions

What’s on your list this year? More visits to the gym? Learning a new language? By reviewing your needs and goals, you can identify some resolutions that are particularly relevant to your situation.

Posted by Roman Rybar on Jan 16, 2020 in Business

Streaking for Art’s Sake

I love my creative life—I wake up in the morning, make coffee, help the kids out the door to school, and at that moment the routine in my life ends. For the rest of the day, I could be setting some type for a new poster, carving a block for a print commission, working on paintings for a solo show, or putting together an application for a future public art call. 

Posted by Michael Hepher on Jan 15, 2020 in Art and Entertainment


Yesterday tells the story of Jack Malik, a struggling musician who, on a dark and stormy night, gets hit by a bus and wakes up in a world in which The Beatles do not exist.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jan 15, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Streaks Aren’t Just For Snap Chat

Setting goals is one thing, but making a plan to follow through is next level. This is what makes a streak so exceptional. A streak can be partnered with a New Year’s resolution or a word of the year, and make either one more powerful.

Posted by Kerri Wall on Jan 14, 2020 in Community

The Streak

Posted by Bob Maudie on Jan 14, 2020 in Outdoors

A Couple of Lucky Boys and Fitness for Dogs

If there’s one thing everyone living in Fernie can agree on it’s that we’re all so lucky to call this place home! Especially if you’re an adopted dog like Gus and London, who hit the jackpot in finding humans who choose to live here.

Posted by Val Lanthier on Jan 12, 2020 in Health

January 2020 Business News

A1-402 Hwy 3

Posted by admin on Jan 10, 2020 in Business

Tribe Inspirers

A new year and a new opportunity to take part in the #FernieStreak are upon us. Mamas, Papas, babes and everyone in between are encouraged to get active, to connect and to smash new goals. 

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Jan 10, 2020 in Outdoors

Retiring Board Chair Leaves Mark on the Trust & Region

At the end of 2019, Rick Jensen wrapped up seven years on Columbia Basin Trust’s Board of Directors, including four as Chair. The Trust thanks him for his dedication and meaningful contributions, which have impacted the lives of countless people in the region.

Posted by admin on Jan 09, 2020 in Community

Brina Schenk and The Proud Art Post

There are a few moments and experiences that have lead Brina Schenk to where she is right now. It feels serendipitous as if there’s nothing else she should be doing. 

Posted by admin on Jan 08, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

RDEK Seeks Nominations for Electoral Area Volunteers of the Year

If you know an outstanding volunteer in one of the rural areas in the region, the RDEK encourages you to nominate them for the 2020 Electoral Area Volunteer of the Year award.

Posted by admin on Jan 08, 2020 in Community

Home Sweet Home

Times have certainly changed in Fernie. Ten years ago, if you wanted to upgrade your couch, it involved a trip to the City. The choice in town was minimal, and the chances of you finding 'The One' was pretty much non-existent. These days, we're lucky.

Posted by Emma Polit on Jan 06, 2020 in Health

January 2020 Astrology

There is a special energy that happens at the change of the year, every year, providing a blank slate and a fresh optimistic start. There is no doubt in my mind that this is why the Gregorian Calendar marks this time of year as the ‘new year.’ 

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Jan 05, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Motivation and the Five Minute Rule

January can be a tough month. The days are short, it is cold outside, and there are no fun holidays to keep us celebrating. Participating in activities like the Fernie Streak can be really helpful as they get us outside and moving.

Posted by Tyla Charbonneau on Jan 02, 2020 in Health

The Fernie Streak

Whether you’re looking for a three-hour adventure or cramming a 30-minute walk into your hectic day, streaking is for everyone. The inaugural year was a huge success, full of inspiring stories, amazing photos, epic adventures, rekindled friendships, new sports, and 31 days full to the brim of #FernieStoke. 

Posted by admin on Jan 02, 2020 in Outdoors