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Teen Culture

Often teenagers have their own customs and language, some of which is indecipherable to adults. Their clothes, their music, and their vocabulary may seem strange. Were we like this as young people?

Posted by Kerri Wall on Aug 15, 2019 in Community

Peru, Mi Amor

There's a white-haired donkey standing along the banks of a river in the morning mist, and my food bag dangles in his mouth.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Aug 14, 2019 in Outdoors

A Home for Our History

As introduced in the June edition, the Built Heritage Grants, funded by Columbia Basin Trust and administered by Heritage BC, are helping to restore some of Fernie’s most significant and historic buildings. One of these is the Fernie Museum.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Aug 13, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

August 2019 New Business

Everlasting Rose is Fernie’s newest eyebrow studio specializing in Nano Brows, Powder Ombré Brows and Lip Blush.

Posted by admin on Aug 12, 2019 in Business

Helping Basin Communities Prepare for Wildfire

2017 and 2018 saw extreme wildfire activity with a record number of fires across BC and in the Basin. Through its Community Wildfire Education Grants the Trust is supporting the efforts of Basin communities and residents to prepare for and reduce the impacts of wildfires occurring within or adjacent to Basin communities.

Posted by admin on Aug 12, 2019 in Community

Festivals For Life

It’s early August, you’ve got your ticket, tricked your work mate into agreeing to switch shifts with you, and you’re ready to party. What will you wear?

Posted by Emma Polit on Aug 12, 2019 in Health

Leek and Fennel Stuffed Salmon with Charcoal Lemonade

From legendary winter seasons to magical summers, Fernie has so much to offer when it comes to spending time in the outdoors. Combine your love for food with the outdoor culture so prevalent in this area!

Posted by Lacey Wilson on Aug 11, 2019 in Health

August 2019 Editor's Fix

The happiness and confidence radiated from her, it was infectious and pure gold. The kind of feeling you hope your kids have a lot in life. The kind of feeling you have when you’re completely immersed in something you love.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Aug 10, 2019 in Community


Spotted: A Fernie Mountain Mama at play in the wild. Watch as the courageous and daring Mama plans and executes a kayaking trip with her precious babe in tow. Balance is essential in work, life and play. 

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Aug 10, 2019 in Outdoors

August 2, 2019 RDEK Board Highlights

Highlights include the 10-Year Service Awards, the RDI Research Proposal being accepted, Funding to Support Columbia Valley Physician Recruitment Initiative and more.

Posted by admin on Aug 09, 2019 in Community

It Takes All Kinds

Have you ever been stuck in a conversation with someone who only wants to talk about one thing? It gets old fast. As we look at our next goals and growth opportunities, wouldn’t we be wise to sit down and evaluate our priorities based on what Fernie is now, and what we can become?

Posted by Michael Hepher on Aug 09, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Launch Your Summer Investment Strategy

Now that summer is officially here, you may be looking forward to vacations, barbecues, ballgames and other events of the season. But even while you’re engaged in these activities, you can’t forget about other aspects of your life.

Posted by Roman Rybar on Aug 07, 2019 in Business

Trail Culture

When you think of culture things like art, heritage and music might come to mind. In Fernie biking is actually also a huge part of our culture.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Aug 05, 2019 in Outdoors

Engagement, Participating and Showing Up

One of the parts of this job that Ange absolutely loves is always being present and ready to speak to a number of issues that are impacting our community. When you lean into issues but that by being a part of the conversation is how we collectively continue to design the environment for which we live.

Posted by Ange Qualizza on Aug 04, 2019 in Community