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Gifting Your Assets as Part of Estate Plan

Many people have discovered that gifting assets while they are still alive is a valuable estate planning technique for passing wealth on to their adult children.

Posted by Roman Rybar on Dec 10, 2019 in Business

Sharing Large Files

One of the requests I get regularly is how to send large files to other people. While there is no best way there are better ways than just attaching it to an email.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Dec 08, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

For the Love of Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Em freaking loves Christmas. It is so magical. One of her absolute favourite things to do is walk along 2nd Ave in the evening. The stores are open a little later (thank you late night shopping), the sky is the dark and moody blue that only happens in the middle of winter, the lights adorning the trees are ambient and warm, the snow glistens, and her heart swells with love for this town.

Posted by Emma Polit on Dec 08, 2019 in Health

Nordic Adventures with Your Four-Legged Friends

Opportunities abound in Fernie when it comes to getting out and about with your four-legged friends. While the Nordic Centre and Golf Course are STRICTLY for Nordic Skiing ONLY do not despair.

Posted by Tara Higgins on Dec 08, 2019 in Outdoors

December 2019 Business News

Angel Flight East Kootenay helps residents attend medical appointments, The Loaf celebrates 10 years, Coal Town Goods has moved, the Elk Valley Furniture Studio have new owners and The Good Earth finds a new home.

Posted by admin on Dec 06, 2019 in Business

Gallery Opening: Hot & Cold: Glass Art in Three Parts

Katherine Russell will be showing "Hot & Cold: Glass Art in Three Parts" at the Fernie Museum from December 13, 2019 to April 19, 2020.

Posted by admin on Dec 05, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Leah Bodie

Wild Child Sewing came about from Leah's personal need for clothing for her daughter that was unique, of great quality, and a reflection of her lifestyle here in Fernie. She wanted clothing that was going to fit her and last her longer than the clothing Leah was finding in department stores or online.

Posted by admin on Dec 05, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

December 2019 Editor’s Fix

The holidays. A time of joy and peace and family and friends. Gratitude and love and all things good and beautiful.

Well, not always. Not for everyone.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 05, 2019 in Community

Communities Gather to Talk Koocanusa Recreation Use

Over 100 people attended four open houses in November to offer feedback to inform an updated Koocanusa Recreation Strategy, which will be developed over the next few months with the goal of enhancing sustainable and responsible recreation on Crown lands.

Posted by admin on Dec 04, 2019 in Community

’Tis the Ski-son

Winter is here! Fernie-ites and visitors alike are eager to get outside and shred. On top of hitting the slopes, did you know that Fernie also has five unique xc skiing areas with over 50 km of trails to explore? It’s a great activity for the whole family especially as it is so accessible for new moms and soon-to-be moms. 

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Dec 04, 2019 in Outdoors

December 2019 Astrology

December 2019 is a month of goal-orientation and determination with a major theme of change. Duty and focus on work take the forefront until Christmas. 2020 will bring major shifts in living, relationships and work situations.

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Dec 04, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Mr. and Mrs. Claus

In November, Mr. and Mrs. Claus took the time to meet with me prior to the mad rush of the holiday season. While they admitted they were a wee nervous to leave the elves to their work back at the North Pole, they also confessed their love for our mountain town and were happy for an additional excuse to visit.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 02, 2019 in Community

Top Ten Family Winter Fun 2019/20

Fernie is such an attractive location for families for a variety of reason, but above all else because of the opportunities and amenities available for this younger cohort (and also those young at heart). As the number of families continues to grow, so does the programming, facilities and events.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 21, 2019 in Outdoors