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Wakesurfing

Not to be confused with wakeboarding, wakesurfing is a water sport in which riders surf the wake behind a boat unsupported, using a towrope only to get to their feet before releasing it as they ride freely on the endless wake created by the vessel. The first step to a having a positive wakesurf experience is to have the proper tools. Starting with a good wake, the proper equipment and when possible, good instruction.

Posted by Caroline Villeneuve on May 14, 2017 in Outdoors

A Place Everyone Wants to Call Home

People want to live in Fernie because of the lifestyle. It is a town people want to live in where entrepreneurs will create work so they can enjoy the lifestyle and the great sense of community here.

Posted by Patty Vadnais on May 13, 2017 in Business

Australia, Fair Dinkum!

When Jesse hops back on a plane back to Canada she realize something; that you can measure your love for a country the moment you have to leave it. 

Posted by Jesse Bell on May 11, 2017 in Outdoors

Eat, Recover, Repeat

Try these dietician-approved tips to stay healthy, hydrated and active during summer endurance activities. 

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on May 10, 2017 in Health

Fred Gietz and Bernie Pulsifer

These two have been dedicated to the advancement of Fernie’s trail network for over 25 years, and not surprisingly are being honoured by the Fernie Mountain Bike Club this May. 

Posted by Fix on May 09, 2017 in Community

123, it’s FKB!

Originally formed in 2009, performing anywhere they could, this quartet met a country singer that would help release their first record with a second on the way. 

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on May 07, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Tennis Anyone?!

Superior fitness, hand-eye coordination, power, speed and finesse are all required to play this sport. The skills learned in tennis can assist in many other sports and it is great fun for all ages.

Posted by Erin Summers on May 05, 2017 in Outdoors

Kyle Hamilton

After graduating from university and setting off to the travel the world, an old Canon a-1 camera started the passion and his latest project to capture all of the residents of Fernie through portraits.

Posted by admin on May 03, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Spin to Win

It’s no hidden secret that we have some very talented cyclists here in Fernie. The creation of the FMBC Race Team with the support of local businesses now offers the opportunity for Fernie to receive recognition on the podium.

Posted by Tom Gibson on May 01, 2017 in Outdoors

Golf Tips For Beginners

Don't worry it's not you - Golf is hard. Everyone was a beginner at one time and getting started in the right direction towards getting where you want to be. Here are a few tips for getting off on the right foot. 

Posted by Kenny Maki on Apr 30, 2017 in Outdoors

Swine Flu

Destination of the Month - Swine Flu          
Distance: Approx. 6km
Time: 1-1.5 hr
Difficulty: Blue

Posted by Julie Kelly on Apr 27, 2017 in Outdoors

The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono

The tale of the positive impact one focused and determined individual can have on the wellbeing of the land and its people also highlights the dependence we human animals have on the health of our environment. 

Posted by Casey Brennan on Apr 25, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

April 24, 2017 Council Connection

In this edition of the Council Connection, The Fernie Secondary School's initiative for the Rainbow Crosswalk Project, the Access Management Compliance and Enforcement Program and the West Fernie Official Community makes amendments to their advisory committee. 

Posted by Fix on Apr 25, 2017 in Community

17 in ’17

They say that March roars in like a lion, but goes out like a lamb. But with the melting snow spring, and even thoughts of summer, are creeping in. Adam shares how to make the most of it.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Apr 23, 2017 in Community

Eli’s Eco-Friendly Pursuit

Taking time to do a little more for the earth and making the right food choices that have less of an environmental impact. 

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Apr 22, 2017 in Health

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