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One Crisis to the Next: The Looming Mental Health Crisis and How Community Can Help

May is the “Community” issue of the Fernie Fix and never has the idea of community seemed so topical and essential as it does now. This pandemic has become an ultra marathon and even if we can’t feel the effects of the stress acutely, it is undoubtedly chipping away at our defences and ready to rear its ugly head when we least expect it.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on May 21, 2021 in Health

Budget Blues

On August 14, 2017 Council received a report from the late Lloyd Smith, our Director of Leisure Services on the condition of our public works building. For those of us in the room, it was startling. 

Posted by Ange Qualizza on May 20, 2021 in Community

Sam Snell

Posted by Krista Turcasso on May 18, 2021 in Community


Created by Taylor Sheridan, Yellowstone is a Paramount Network television series focusing on John Dutton, a powerful Montana cattle baron, played by Kevin Costner, and his dysfunctional family 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on May 18, 2021 in Art and Entertainment

May 2021 Business News

Birdhouse Roofing

Posted by admin on May 14, 2021 in Business

Fundraising for Foundry

Posted by Julie Kelly on May 12, 2021 in Outdoors

Elk Valley Rejoins Regional Composting Strategy & Sparwood/Elkford Yellow Bin Community Depots

The Elk Valley will once again be part of the regional organics program after the Elk Valley Directors reversed a decision earlier this year and voted in favour of re-joining the East Kootenay Regional Organics Strategy and constructing an organics processing facility at the Sparwood Transfer Station.

Posted by admin on May 11, 2021 in Community

Sparling East Playground Officially Open

The City of Fernie is pleased to announce that the Sparling East Playground is open!

Posted by admin on May 10, 2021 in Community

Lost Together

Posted by Michael Hepher on May 10, 2021 in Art and Entertainment

Building Fernie’s First Coworking Community

The overall Fernie community is made up of a patchwork of many smaller and vibrant, well, communities! We have an incredible snowboarding community, for example. An awesome arts community. We also have an ever-growing community of people who work remotely from home. 

Posted by Brad Parsell on May 10, 2021 in Business