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In the early 2000’s I was regularly commuting to Fernie on weekends. With each year, I noticed subtle changes to the downtown. New shops, cafes or restaurants opening their doors, some making it through the off seasons, others not. One not so subtle addition that seemed to be standing strong was Hempire. Its bright colours and distinctive name were eye-catching, and immediately piqued my curiosity. 

Hunter gets information to stay healthy for his family and have the ability to keep up with his active teens. 

Four simple resolutions you can make with your family that will lead to both a happier and healthier 2018.

Perhaps this a wake-up call to hang out more with your own mom and dad.

Children and families in the Columbia Basin will soon benefit from 100 new licensed child care spaces and new equipment and improvements in 41 facilities. This is thanks to over $1 million from Columbia Basin Trust’s new Child Care Capital Grants program.

Every year we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, planning parties and dinners, buying gifts, and losing all sense of self-care that we may have established beforehand. Here are five ways to create a healthy and happy holiday.

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Are you new to town, a new grandparent or someone who wants to know more about what Fernie offers for families with children from 0-5 years.  Weekly drop-in and coffee.  All are welcome.

We live in a complicated time when advancements in technology are occurring at lightning speed, and most of us have to keep up with the new developments to stay current in our jobs, in managing our exposure to and interaction with the media, and in communicating with one another. These advancements have changed so much about our world, from enabling us to “see” our family and friends from across the globe, to getting the most current news updates as events unfold and having all of this information and potential at our fingertips is incredible but it inevitably has a downside.

Our Editor doesn't find time, she makes time. Because her soul yearns for it. The time to herself, deep into nature, far from all things busy and loud and demanding. Time to feel connected. To feel alive.

Road trips, airplanes, camping, hotels; vacations come in many different shapes and sizes. Here are five ways you can plan ahead to make your family vacation happier and healthier