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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 Water Restrictions

June 3, 2019

Posted by admin on Jun 03, 2019 in Community

From Geisha to Diva: The Kimono of Ichimaru

Westerners often misunderstand the concept of Geisha and think of them as something immoral or tawdry. In Japan, however, the occupation of geisha has a long and honourable history. Geisha were high class, well-educated hostess-courtesans, who entertained wealthy, sophisticated and powerful Japanese gentlemen who desired elegance, culture, and brilliant conversation in an exotic yet refined atmosphere. 

Posted by admin on Jun 02, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

The Blue Budget Process

We have done our blue budget process so far this year several times with school-age children, and if that is any indication of the future, I can assure you on our horizon is a group of kids that understand sustainable decisions.

Posted by Ange Qualizza on Jun 01, 2019 in Community

#RunFernieRun - Taking the First

Want in on the act this summer? Here’re a few key tips to help you start off on the right foot, and get yourself to both the start, and more importantly, the finish...

Posted by Abi Moore on Jun 01, 2019 in Outdoors

More Affordable Housing Options for First Nations

First Nations in the Columbia Basin have developed new and improved affordable housing options in their communities with $2.9 million in support from Columbia Basin Trust to develop 43 new affordable housing units and undertake energy retrofits and repairs on 88 existing units.

Posted by admin on May 30, 2019 in Community

Lengthening and Repairing Through Yoga

With summer upon us, our bodies are forever busy as we try to soak up every moment of sunshine and enjoy all the outdoor activities our beautiful valley offers. Here are few simple (simple does not mean easy) poses to get you going. 

Posted by Katie Joyce on May 30, 2019 in Health

Staying in the Game

Frustration, fear and lack of focus are three things we try to avoid on the golf course but they seem to creep in when we least need them. In what other sport do we get thinking about the smallest things? I know that when I'm playing golf I try not to think about what happens if the ball goes out of bounds, I think about where I'm trying to get the ball to land. Here are some tips to stay in the game even when things aren’t going your way.

Posted by Kenny Maki on May 30, 2019 in Outdoors

Patios for Every Occasion

Summer in Fernie is sweet. It can also feel rather short, after the lengthy months filled with all things pow. This is why it is very important to take advantage of being outdoors in the sun with friends and family for every occasion possible.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on May 28, 2019 in Outdoors

Fernie Trails Alliance Announces New Climbing Route for Swine Flu

On May 27, 2019 the Fernie Trails Alliance (FTA) announced that a re-route is in the works for one of Fernie's popular trails, Swine Flu.

Posted by admin on May 27, 2019 in Outdoors

Little Ripper Trail Passport

Back by popular demand, the Second Annual Fernie Junior Ripper Trail Passport is a series of skill/age appropriate mountain bike challenges. The goal is to ride the trail, find the checkpoint sign, and record the animal found on the sign on this worksheet.

Posted by Wes Shaw on May 26, 2019 in Outdoors

I Love Lake

Summer carries with it moods as varied as the heat of the sun. Barbecues and busy gatherings with friends, baseball games and afternoon dips, a pitched tent on a sandy shoreline, the need for complete solitude beneath cliffs of a summit. Summers in Fernie are fraught with opportunity—sometimes the hardest part is choosing where to begin.

Posted by Jesse Bell on May 25, 2019 in Outdoors

Staffing for Businesses - Community Info Session

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is hosting a community information session called Staffing for Businesses at the Fernie Curling Club. This free event is designed to help with the staffing issues faced by many of our local businesses and to facilitate open discussions on solving this issue.

Posted by admin on May 22, 2019 in Community

Fernie’s Cultural Values

There are plenty of people who parrot the mountain-town refrain, “Came for winter and stayed for the summer” in these parts. While it doesn’t roll off the tongue as well, it’s also fitting to say, “Came for the outdoor rec and stayed for the culture.”

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on May 22, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Two Factor Authentication

What is it and why do you want it?

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on May 19, 2019 in Art and Entertainment