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Karin Wardle

It is an exciting time to be an artist. There are so many ways artists I personally know express themselves. They have found ways to comment on social issues and try to spur change. Her favourite is when her daughter, a fine arts graduate, used chicken wing bones which she enclosed in bronze or pastel coloured synthetic material and transformed into necklaces and mobiles to comment on an aspect of feminism. 

Posted by admin on Aug 04, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

August 2019 Astrology

The first three weeks of August will hands-down be the best times of the year, for everyone.

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Aug 03, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Fernie’s First Coworking Space

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is establishing Fernie’s first coworking space. The goal of this project is to provide a professionally designed and managed open-design space for entrepreneurs, professionals and freelancers looking for a place to collaborate and work. 

Posted by admin on Aug 02, 2019 in Community

Lori Bradish

It’s pretty common in Fernie to see the same faces at multiple events, especially when it comes to volunteers. These people are dedicated and passionate, wanting not only to be part of the excitement but also in ensuring these events continue to take place and are the best they can be. If you know Lori Bradish, it comes to no surprise to you that she is one of these people.

Posted by admin on Aug 01, 2019 in Community

The Arts Station: A Cultural Hub

The Arts Station is a well-known and iconic landmark in downtown Fernie. Originally as a functioning train station, it was the hub of life in Fernie. Today in its second life it has become a hub for arts and culture.

Posted by Louise Ferguson on Aug 01, 2019 in Community

Fernie Fall Fair is Coming

Back again in September 2019 is The Fernie Fall Fair! This much loved annual event is the perfect bookend to the Fernie Chautauqua weekend and is hosted by Wildsight Elk Valley in conjunction with the Fernie Museum. 

Posted by admin on Jul 30, 2019 in Community

Tools for Your Fertility Journey

We can acknowledge that trying to actualize your family is hard while also acknowledging that we can do hard things and we can maybe even do them well if we are prepared. 

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jul 21, 2019 in Health

Presentation

With summer coming up, most people are not thinking about this kind of thing, unless you’re building a presentation for a wedding or other event. These tips mostly apply regardless of the end goal.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Jul 21, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

The Freedom of Potential

Potential could be the freedom to do your best. The things we take for granted like going to school or having the ability to read a book are what some kids around the globe are praying for.

Posted by Amy Attalla on Jul 19, 2019 in Outdoors

Let’s Get Crazy

“It’s only crazy until you do it.” This is Nike’s new campaign slogan. The add is voiced by Serena Williams, and features women in sports. Women of all ages and ethnicities striving to burst through the ceiling of archaic expectations for what they can achieve. 

Posted by Shelby Cain on Jul 18, 2019 in Community

Highwaymen

A refreshingly new take on the story, revolving around Frank Hamer and Maney Gault, the retired Texas Rangers tasked with hunting down our pair of villains.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jul 18, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Past Honoured, Conserved For Future

There are many approaches used to preserve the region’s history, from installing interpretive signs or offering new museum exhibits, to creating conservation plans or training archival staff. This year, Columbia Basin Trust is supporting 43 heritage projects with over $2.8 million to support efforts to honour the past by conserving it for the future.

Posted by admin on Jul 17, 2019 in Community

Play - Teenage Potential

We focus a lot on what young people could do or will be in the future. We look forward to when our babies sleep through the night, use their words, and become potty trained. I know a dad who can’t wait until his son is big enough to golf with. But putting so much attention on what lies ahead can leave our children wondering if they are good enough right now.

Posted by Kerri Wall on Jul 16, 2019 in Community