February 13, 2018 Council Connection

Council hears presentations for paving of the Fernie Mountain Park Road, from the Fernie and District Arts Council, the Fernie and District Historical Society, Wildsafe BC and public hearings and discussions of bylaws.

Posted by Fix on Feb 20, 2018 in Community

Exhibit Opening: Wanderlust by Jesse Bell

On February 22, 2018 writer and photographer Jesse Bell hosts Wanderlust: A photography Series exhibit opening at the Arts Station.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Feb 20, 2018 in Art and Entertainment

Simplify and Personalize the Route to Purchase

There are a lot of actions to help increase your decision-simplicity index. Just like the athletes, tackle one piece at a time. Work on navigation with simple paths. 

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Feb 18, 2018 in Business

Data Loss

The vast majority of us now have significant portions of our lives living in bits here and there. Some of it on the computers and devices we own. Some of it on the Internet. What happens to it all when we die?

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Feb 17, 2018 in Art and Entertainment

Managing Burnout While Parenting Your Cat

Once upon a time you had a small child in your home. This child loved to be with you, missed you when you were gone, came running into your arms when you returned, and could play with you all day. Though lacking a wagging tail, your small child was basically a dog.

Posted by Kerri Wall on Feb 16, 2018 in Community

Simple Pleasures

Using less to deliver more in love and life.

Posted by Crys Stewart on Feb 15, 2018 in Health

Routes to Explore this Winter

The mountains are covered in white glorious snow, and endless opportunity awaits you. Now your only problem is trying to fit it all in. Well, we’re to help. Here are our choices of routes not to miss this winter season.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Feb 14, 2018 in Outdoors

Big Bang Bagels

Jesse experiences bagel making where this local shop has made 50,000 bagels this summer. A reflection of success, of support from Fernie and its visitors.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Feb 13, 2018 in Outdoors

Letting Go

Letting go of things, while difficult at times, might be pretty fantastic.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Feb 12, 2018 in Community

Comfort Food

Mac and cheese. Salty French fries. Makes you feel warm and fuzzy just thinking about these comfort foods, doesn’t it? Is there a magic ingredient in these dishes that makes us happy, or is it something else that creates this comfort?

Posted by Katie Hamar on Feb 11, 2018 in Health

February 2018 Editor's Fix

Albert, you were so right. While it’s important to make it simple, let’s not focus on simpler. 

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Feb 10, 2018 in Community

Wild Wolves

These two fifth-generation Fernie-ites were determined to explore a new art medium and try their hand at pyrography (wood burning). 

Posted by Fix on Feb 09, 2018 in Art and Entertainment

Shareholder Remuneration: Wage or Dividend

A very common question asked by small business shareholders is Should I compensate myself with wages or dividends?”  The answer is more complex than simply the overall tax implications.

Posted by Jaime Hanson on Feb 08, 2018 in Business

Easy to Access Winter Viewpoints

With snow completely changing the landscape, these beautiful and adventurous snowshoe spots are destined to provide a little winter magic.

Posted by Christine Thompson on Feb 07, 2018 in Outdoors

Marsha Churchill

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.

Posted by Fix on Feb 05, 2018 in Community