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February 2020 Astrology

In this holographic Universe, some may recognize the old adage that our reality is mimicked back to us based upon the energy we exude. In this enlightened state, man has the ability to co-create his reality through self-mastery. Transcendental experience is something we are never without, however one must recognize themselves first to do great work.

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Feb 04, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

For the Love of Dogs

Loving a dog may be different than a human, but it’s certainly not subpar. The beauty in their inability to verbally communicate with us is that instead, we naturally develop an emotional connection on a different level than those who we can share words with.

Posted by Val Lanthier on Feb 04, 2020 in Health

Funding Announcement Moves Regional Composting One Step Closer to Reality

The RDEK will now begin more detailed planning for a regional composting program after its application for 2/3 funding was approved by the Province through the Organics Infrastructure Program.

Posted by admin on Jan 31, 2020 in Community

New Recycling Depot Set to Open in Elk Valley

The RDEK will be officially opening its newest Recycle BC Depot at the Fernie Transfer Station next Monday, opening up dozens of new recycling opportunities for residents and visitors. 

Posted by admin on Jan 29, 2020 in Community

Fernie Chamber of Commerce Signs Lease for Downtown Co-working Space

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce board of directors has voted to sign a lease for the organization’s long-planned coworking space in downtown Fernie.

Posted by admin on Jan 23, 2020 in Community

Turning a January “Streak” Into Permanent Change

As one year ends and another begins, many of us are inspired to take stock of the our lives and the year that has come to a close and resolve to make some changes come January 1st. This year is even more interesting as to some, it is the end of one decade and the beginning of another, so it is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the last ten years of your life and set some goals for the month, year, and decade to come.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jan 21, 2020 in Health

Finding Your Fitness Friend

It’s January and that means many of us are starting off the New Year with the #FernieStreak. What is the Fernie Streak? It’s about setting the goal to do thirty minutes of self-propelled activity outdoors with intention for as many days in January as possible. For all you activity enthusiasts out there, this challenge is going to be right up your alley as we welcome another fun-filled year in Fernie.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Jan 19, 2020 in Health

A Dark Horse Trots Back into Town

It’s with great excitement that Fernie Brewing Co. (FBC) announces the return of their Dark Horse Black Currant Sour.

Posted by admin on Jan 18, 2020 in Business

Freakin’ Streakin’

Knowing Mike Bull is a lot like arriving at an amusement park with an unlimited amount of ride tickets clenched tightly in your sweaty palm. It’s thrilling, wild, and full to the brim with unadulterated joy.

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on Jan 18, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Ktunaxa Nation and Partners to Make Major Announcement Regarding Jumbo Valley

The Ktunaxa Nation Council invites members of the press to join them and partners for a significant announcement on Saturday, January 18, in Cranbrook concerning the future of an area of great cultural and ecological importance in the Central Purcells.

Posted by admin on Jan 16, 2020 in Community

Financial Resolutions

What’s on your list this year? More visits to the gym? Learning a new language? By reviewing your needs and goals, you can identify some resolutions that are particularly relevant to your situation.

Posted by Roman Rybar on Jan 16, 2020 in Business

Streaking for Art’s Sake

I love my creative life—I wake up in the morning, make coffee, help the kids out the door to school, and at that moment the routine in my life ends. For the rest of the day, I could be setting some type for a new poster, carving a block for a print commission, working on paintings for a solo show, or putting together an application for a future public art call. 

Posted by Michael Hepher on Jan 15, 2020 in Art and Entertainment


Yesterday tells the story of Jack Malik, a struggling musician who, on a dark and stormy night, gets hit by a bus and wakes up in a world in which The Beatles do not exist.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jan 15, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Streaks Aren’t Just For Snap Chat

Setting goals is one thing, but making a plan to follow through is next level. This is what makes a streak so exceptional. A streak can be partnered with a New Year’s resolution or a word of the year, and make either one more powerful.

Posted by Kerri Wall on Jan 14, 2020 in Community

The Streak

Every March my clinic is full of people who have been overdoing it on the slopes. Rarely missing a day; skiing in the rain, boarding on ice or living the dream on epic pow days. I always ask them their number. They all know it. Usually somewhere between 80-90 days by March.

Posted by Bob Maudie on Jan 14, 2020 in Outdoors