Community

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

Educational Fire Safety Initiative for Youth Returns to Fernie

The Fernie Fire Rescue is once again leading an educational fire safety initiative for local students. Dedicated to helping young people get the information they need to prevent fire-related injuries and fatalities, this is the 14th time the organization has brought an award-winning safety resource to area youth.

Posted by admin on May 16, 2019 in Community

RDEK Board Highlights - May 3, 2019

Moyie and Area Official Community Plan

Posted by admin on May 14, 2019 in Community

Rod Timm

Posted by Krista Turcasso on May 12, 2019 in Community

Council Agenda at a Glance - May 13, 2019

Fernie Seniors Centre at 5pm
Public Hearing for Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2231 and Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 Amendments for landuse designation for proposed affordable housing project.

Posted by admin on May 11, 2019 in Community

Shoulder Season

Posted by Shelby Cain on May 10, 2019 in Community

New Recycling & Solid Waste Costs Survey Now Out

The RDEK has just released a second survey as part of its Solid Waste Management Plan Review, and is now encouraging the public to participate.

Posted by admin on May 08, 2019 in Community

City of Fernie Chief Administrative Officer Resigns

Mr. Norm McInnis has given notice that he is resigning from his position as Chief Administrative Officer with the City of Fernie effective June 28, 2019.

Posted by admin on May 08, 2019 in Community

May 2019 Editor's Fix

Comforting is an understatement - our community is our Fernie Family.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on May 06, 2019 in Community

Diversity and Decision Making

It is a good time to be a woman in politics right now, there are some fierce women finding their pace and authenticity in an environment that quite frankly can be brutally toxic.

Posted by Ange Qualizza on May 05, 2019 in Community

New Partnership to Improve Rec Sites and Create Jobs

The Columbia Basin’s many remote recreation sites and trails are beautiful and worthy destinations. This summer up to 15 students will be hired to help improve various backcountry sites over the summer, supported by $1.5 million over three to five years from the Trust.

Posted by admin on May 01, 2019 in Community

Fernie Valley Pathway

Fernie is an active community with active people. Bike trails for the mellow wanderer, single-track for the extreme downhiller but there's still room to grow when it comes to trails. Fortunately, this growth comes in the form of the Fernie Valley Pathway (FVP).

Posted by Jesse Bell on May 01, 2019 in Community

Transboundary Conference Scholarships Available

The Columbia Basin Transboundary Conference: One River, One Future is offering a limited number of scholarships of up to $400 CAD to registered post-secondary students and non-profit professionals who plan to attend or have already registered for the conference.

Posted by admin on Apr 30, 2019 in Community

Wider Lanes Coming Soon for New Lizard Creek Bridge

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians will soon have a safer crossing on Highway 3 as work on a new Lizard Creek Bridge gets underway. The new bridge will include wider lanes and a separated multi-use pathway.

Posted by admin on Apr 28, 2019 in Community