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Within a Four-Hour Drive

Looking for something different to do this summer? Something a bit out of the ordinary? You don’t have to look far. We have a variety of summer adventures and options available in our area that are not available anywhere else in the world.

Posted by Patrick Robertson on Jul 12, 2022 in Health

Never Enough Thyme

I spent 12 years working as a sous-chef at one of the most expensive chalets in Alta, Utah. Besides the top-quality skiing right out the door, the chef and I curated memories using one of the best tools in the world: food. 

Posted by Claire Smallwood on Jul 10, 2022 in Art and Entertainment

From Volunteer to Vet Tech

Posted by admin on Jul 07, 2022 in Community

The Fear of Joy

The emotion we fear the most in life is actually joy. Surprised? I was too. We fear joy because when we are in those happy moments, we often become terrified that it could all be taken away in one single moment.

Posted by Tyla Charbonneau on Jul 07, 2022 in Health

Nick Nault

Posted by admin on Jul 07, 2022 in Art and Entertainment

Mayor Qualizza Seeks Re Election

I am announcing my bid for a second term as Mayor for the City of Fernie.

Posted by admin on Jul 05, 2022 in Community

Tennis, Anyone?

It is no surprise tennis dates back to the 12th Century and continues to be a popular sport. Running around a court chasing a yellow ball and trying to hit it back over the net is not only engaging, it’s good for you and is also sociable with no limits on age at either end.

Posted by Lucy Harrup on Jul 02, 2022 in Outdoors

June 2022 Business News

CENTURY 21 Mountain Lifestyles Inc.
362B 2 Ave
250-423-2121

CENTURY 21 Mountain Lifestyles is pleased to welcome Mariah Runions to their team.

Posted by admin on Jun 29, 2022 in Business

Lightening the River Load


Illustrated by Sarah Pullen

Posted by Sylvia Ayers on Jun 29, 2022 in Community

Greenhouses vs. Row Cover vs. Innovative Garden Design

The allure of having a greenhouse in a cold climate is very strong for gardeners, both new and experienced. Greenhouses can be an excellent season extension tool; however, they come with some problems too! They can be a great resource for season extension (growing crops earlier in the spring and later in the fall) as well as creating an environment that provides a little extra boost for heat loving plants such as peppers and melons.

Posted by Ashley Lortscher on Jun 29, 2022 in Health

2022/2023 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs Funding Approved

The Regional District of East Kootenay Board of Directors has approved funding for 100 projects around the region over the coming year.

Posted by admin on Jun 29, 2022 in Community

Andrea Reed

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Jun 23, 2022 in Community

First Nations Bring Solar Energy to Affordable Housing

Three First Nations in the Columbia Basin are increasing renewable energy generation and sustainability of their affordable rental housing by adding solar panels. This improves energy efficiency while creating sustainable, comfortable and affordable housing for members. The projects are receiving support from Columbia Basin Trust and the New Relationship Trust.

Posted by admin on Jun 23, 2022 in Community