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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

’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

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

Play - Parenting With Intention

Making commitments and then planning actions in the direction and service of those objectives is living with intention. I don’t want life – and especially parenting – to be haphazard. It doesn’t serve the beings we love the most in the world to fly by the seat of our pants as we guide them to adulthood.

Posted by Kerri Wall on Nov 21, 2019 in Community

RDEK Yellow Bin Contract Renewed

The RDEK’s Yellow Bin Recycling Program has been renewed for another five years.

Posted by admin on Nov 19, 2019 in Community

Creating an Intentional Life

The theme for November’s issue of the Fernie Fix is “Intention” and though Taina originally planned on writing an article on the lofty and timely topic of menopause, she decided that this is a great time of year to consider creating a life of intention and purpose. Menopause will always be there, lurking around the corner.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Nov 18, 2019 in Health


In Fernie you can find expats from Chicago, Mexico City, Moscow, and Sydney, just to name a few, charmed travellers who adorn the red and white as their home country of choice. This transition has always sparked curiosity in Sadie.

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on Nov 18, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

The Friendly Faces of FAR (Fernie Alpine Resort)

You’re in Fernie for the winter season, and thus will likely be spending a fair amount of time at Fernie Alpine Resort (FAR). We got out to meet some of the staff who make this place come to life, asking them the same four questions.

Posted by admin on Nov 17, 2019 in Community

Free Arts and Culture Grant Workshop

Are you interested in learning more about how to apply for arts and culture grants delivered by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance? Attend a free workshop with Krista Patterson, who will share how to apply and what to expect from the application process.

Posted by admin on Nov 16, 2019 in Community

City Appoints New CAO

The City of Fernie is pleased to announce that Council has hired Michael Boronowski as the City’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

Posted by admin on Nov 16, 2019 in Community

FTA Intentions & STA Update

Find out the Fernie Trails Alliance’s (FTA) intentions are for 2020 and The Sparwood Trails Alliance (STA) have been working diligently with great success this year in bringing new trails to its expanding network.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Nov 15, 2019 in Outdoors