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).
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.
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.
Columbia Basin Trust is providing nearly $1.5 million to help build 118 new affordable housing units in Cranbrook, Fernie, Nelson, Trail and Valemount.
Get informed for the City of Fernie Council Meeting at 7pm on April 23, 2019. Topics to be discussed include:
Do you know an educator in the Columbia Basin who encourages environmental stewardship and sustainability? The Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) has opened nominations for the 2019 Environmental Education Awards of Excellence.
A Wildsight representative who's passion for our landscapes and ecosystems couldn’t help but shine through the at times devastating information and imagery. Just how does someone of such a young age develop this level of devotion for the environment?
You would think that the very root of our existence, the provider of all that nourishes and soothes us, would be forefront in our awareness. Our gratefulness. Always.
There are a lot of reasons to work for a ‘greener’ world, but most parents would agree the number one motivation is their children. We want our offspring and other descendants to enjoy lush forests, homes that are safe from wildfire, as well as health and prosperity beyond our own.
Our Editor celebrates our Green Edition knowing she's doing her part to keep that smile on that wee, special face. And it’s so so worth it, even if it can be a bit tricky.
Ms. Shully's Grade 3/4 Class, at Isabella Dicken Elementary School, has been working hard for the past few months hand-sewing reusable produce bags to sell to community members. Their goal is to reduce plastic waste one plastic bag at a time, starting with produce bags at the grocery store.
Local Government Associations are a powerful vehicle for local governments around the world. One of Ange’s first conferences as a newly elected Councillor was at our Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Government Association. She saw a bright enthusiastic board working hard to deliver a meaningful conference, stick handle some advocacy pieces and run the Annual General Meeting.
The Senior Citizens Club of Fernie & District is celebrating 60 years of service in 2019 and they could not be more excited! What started as a few tables in Harper's Pool Hall has grown to the welcoming Seniors Drop-In Centre on 3rd Avenue.