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Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

Posted by admin on Oct 06, 2021 in Outdoors

Simon Piney

Our home is located in Parkland Terrace, overlooking Mount Fernie, the Three Sisters and Mount Proctor. Ascent Helicopters is just down the road from us. I am also an avid trail user and sit on the Fernie Trails Alliance Board.

Posted by admin on Oct 06, 2021 in Community

The Gains and Losses of Our Collective Wanting

In this present age of languish it seems as though our modern world has paralyzing effects, leaving us stagnant and incapable, frightening our very states of being. This type of fear and separation is not new in our history but perhaps to me or you, therefore my quest for enlightenment must continue...

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on Oct 06, 2021 in Art and Entertainment

The Perception of Fear

Are you 100% safe right now in this moment? 

Posted by Tyla Charbonneau on Oct 01, 2021 in Health

Confronting Fear in Your Business

I’m always blown away in my day job by how brave small business owners and operators are. Running a business is certainly not for the faint of heart. Everyday you’re faced with extreme challenges and complex decisions that have massive ramifications not only for the survival of your business, but also for your own livelihood and those of your employees. 

Posted by Brad Parsell on Oct 01, 2021 in Business

City of Fernie Receives $500,000 Active Transportation Infrastructure Grant

The City of Fernie has successfully secured $500,000 in funding through the Provincial Active Transportation  Infrastructure Grant Program to pave the 1.9 km Annex Park trail loop between the West Fernie and the Leo T. Nimsick  Bridges. 

Posted by admin on Sep 26, 2021 in Community


One of the hats I wear in our community is board director on a local non-profit called the Canadian Adaptive Network (CAN). CAN strives to be a catalyst for more inclusive communities like Fernie by championing accessibility, and currently recognizes the need to increase education and awareness locally on this critical issue.

Posted by Brad Parsell on Sep 23, 2021 in Business

Trails for All

Our trail network is designed to be inclusive for all non-motorized users including bikers, runners, walkers, and hikers. Our member and supporter clubs including Fernie Mountain Bike Club, Fernie Nordic Society, Stag Leap Running and Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club represent all the various trail users.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Sep 23, 2021 in Outdoors

Buying Local Made Easy Through Online Festival

From touring a local restaurant to virtually exploring the workshop of a local artisan to seeing the latest in family fashion, the #BuyBasin Festival takes you live to local businesses around the Columbia Basin. Attendees will learn about the local goods and services offered right here in the region, and how to keep their spending power close to home.

Posted by admin on Sep 23, 2021 in Business

Local Wakesurfers Shine at Canadian Wakesurf Nationals

The 2021 Wake Canada Wakesurf Nationals were held over the weekend on the shores of Moyie Lake, attracting 58 competitors from across Canada.

Posted by admin on Sep 21, 2021 in Outdoors

Enola Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is one of England’s most famous cultural exports. This genius detective was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, British medical doctor and writer. Doyle was a prolific writer whose works included fantasy and science fiction stories, plays and historic novels. He created the character of Sherlock Holmes in 1887 for A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels and fifty-six short stories about Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Sep 20, 2021 in Art and Entertainment

New Wage and Training Subsidies For Child Care Providers

Columbia Basin Trust is launching two new programs focused on improving the quality of child care and strengthening the Early Childhood Educator (ECE) workforce in the Columbia Basin with wage and training subsidies.

Posted by admin on Sep 19, 2021 in Community

Backup Best Practices

To be fair, some of the threats have lessened to a degree. If you have an iPhone and turned on iCloud backup then you at least have two copies of your photos and possibly other files on your phone. The challenge with iCloud that I keep seeing is that people run out of free space and then start deleting things rather than create more space or look for an alternative backup.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Sep 18, 2021 in Art and Entertainment