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2019/2020 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs Funding Approved

The Regional District of East Kootenay Board of Directors has approved funding for 144 projects around the region over the coming year.

Posted by admin on Jun 16, 2019 in Community

Fernie Mural Project - Call to Columbia Basin Artists

The Fernie and District Arts Council has been awarded a Public Art Grant by the Columbia Basin Trust to add to the public art inventory of Fernie. The project will be to select and install a permanent mural in Fernie.

Posted by admin on Jun 15, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Nature Is Our Ritalin

Who is a Fernie Mountain Mama? She is the woman next to you in line at the grocery store. She is your next-door neighbour. She is the girl who hitchhiked west or drove north or cycled east and found her forever-home in the Kootenays.

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Jun 12, 2019 in Outdoors

Swimsuit Season

Do you have any idea how many different stores you can buy swimsuits at in Fernie? Five! Times have changed! Now there are so many options, no matter the body type.

Posted by Emma Polit on Jun 11, 2019 in Health

Freedom Attack

Freedom is everything. This month Sadie wrote with the ancestors. She took the freedom to dig into the past and find the history that made us free, at least in this country anyway.

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on Jun 11, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Fernie’s Heritage Rockstar Buildings Receive Investment

Join us in these pages over the next four months as we look more closely at some of the ongoing projects.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Jun 10, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Captain Marvel

The movie focuses on the adventures of Veers, an alien super soldier and amnesiac who, after being captured by her enemies, escaping, and crash landing on earth, begins a quest to figure out who she is while fighting for truth and justice at the same time. 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jun 10, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Let Go. Be Free.

Freedom. Such a powerful word. Is freedom a physical state, or a mental one? Nelson Mandella has taught us it’s both. And you cannot have one without the other.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Jun 10, 2019 in Community

When the Mind is Free, Let the Body Create

Legend has it that after producing the breakthrough hit album The Joshua Tree for Irish rockers U2, Daniel Lanoise purchased a mansion in LA and instead of filling it with furniture and art, he left it sparsely decorated—almost ascetic.

Posted by Michael Hepher on Jun 07, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

New Business June 2019

Stocked Co. offers a package-free refillery with the goal of reducing waste and offering an alternative shopping option in Fernie.

Posted by admin on Jun 06, 2019 in Business

June 2019 Editor's Fix

What is occupying space in your mind, perpetuating worry and stress? The pile of laundry that never disappears? The number of small, plastic toys accumulating in your home? The rate at which the earth is heating?

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Jun 06, 2019 in Community

Tyler Dvorak and Nathan Bullock

It’s been nearly twenty-two years since that day, and our Editor was curious to see what has changed for this year’s graduates at Fernie Secondary School (FSS).

Posted by admin on Jun 06, 2019 in Community

A Slice of Sweet Sunshine

If you could make a dessert out of happiness and sunbeams, it would probably look and taste a lot like Dan Worth and Wendy Lyn’s Pina Colada-wich. 

Posted by Crys Stewart on Jun 04, 2019 in Health

June 2019 Astrology

June shows some opposing themes which is perfect Gemini energy: the moment you think ‘this’ then the opposing thought of ‘that’ will always occur. Gemini rules duality and is all about the intellectual processes of the mind which allows for the conundrums of thought and communication.

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