The overall Fernie community is made up of a patchwork of many smaller and vibrant, well, communities! We have an incredible snowboarding community, for example. An awesome arts community. We also have an ever-growing community of people who work remotely from home. 

Event Date(s): 
Friday, May 7, 2021

The Fernie Golf Club will be opening Friday, May 7th for the Summer Season.

Early Season Rates in Effect until May 24th. The Pro Shop is open daily from 10am to 7pm.

Should you require assistance, please call the pro shop at 250-423-7773 and leave a message or email gm@golffernie.com.

The City of Fernie is launching Phase 2 of public engagement on the Active Transportation Master Plan (ATMP). The ATMP, once finalized, will function as a long-range strategic plan to guide the vision for and investment in a multi-modal transportation network throughout the city. 

Humanity has played a significant role in changing the climate of our little blue dot. The past few decades have seen our time in the naughty corner increase, with Mother Nature (and David Attenborough, among others) scolding us to get our act together. We see her wrath in rising temperatures, thunderous storms, bushfires, floods, and extreme climates. She’s mad, and we did this. We need to do better. 

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, May 13, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Join SheJumps for an online Basic Bike Mechanics workshop to get your bike ready for the summer season (and Bike to Wherever Day on May 21st)!

Spring is in the air and you are probably eager to hit the trails! April can be a tricky month for weather in Fernie. The roads are a good option this time of year in Fernie or the South Country area. You can find some great options around Baynes Lake, Jaffray, Newgate and Fort Steele.  

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, April 8, 2021
8:00pm - 9:30pm

These Kootenay (women) entrepreneurs are taking all the risk...THE LEAST YOU CAN DO IS WATCH.

Welcome to a very special edition of the Kootenay Pitch Competition where three women entrepreneurs will take the virtual stage and pitch their business for Event #3 on April 8, 2021!

From the safety of your living room, cheer on Terry Van Horn from SMRT1 Technologies, Adele Hills from Sacral Solutions and Sarah Hobbs from Karma Well, as they pitch to a panel of judges featuring local and regional investors, industry professionals, and tech experts.

Between March 26 and 29 vandals destroyed and removed newly-installed recreation use signs in the Koocanusa area, causing an estimated $5,000 in property damage. The signs were installed to communicate the new regulations for the Koocanusa Recreation Management Area, which limits motorized recreation to designated roads and trails, and restricts Crown land camping to designated sites.

People in the Columbia Basin will be better able to access community resources, build connections and overcome barriers through 42 projects that aim to improve quality of life and enhance social well-being in the region. The projects are being supported with over $800,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Social Grants program.

The Elk Valley Regional Land Trust (“EVRLT” or the “Trust”) is pleased to announce the official launch of a fundraising campaign aimed at raising money to purchase large tracts of privately-held forest in the Southeast British Columbia Rocky Mountains.