June 2019 Water Restrictions

June 3, 2019

Posted by admin on Jun 03, 2019 in Community

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

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

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

Community is Not For Sale

If I give you money will you give me the feeling that you have my back? Could we exchange some cash to solidify our relationship? How much does it cost to get a sense of belonging?

Posted by Kerri Wall on May 18, 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