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Winter Wines

Few things rival the satisfaction of sipping a glass of wine as snow falls slowly on a cold winter’s night. Perhaps you have a couple winter wine favourites you repurchase frequently. L’wren Farkas, Restaurant Manager at Island Lake Lodge and local wine connoisseur, suggests a few that may have previously flown under your radar. All of her picks are available off Fernie BCL’s shelves.

Posted by Katie Hamar on Nov 16, 2017 in Community

No Words

Are you okay? It’s a simple question. But for some reason, it can stir something inside of us. Cause an unsettling. An unexpected pooling of tears and a burning lump in your throat. 

Posted by Shelby Cain on Nov 13, 2017 in Community

New Ski Shuttle Announced for the 17/18 Winter Season

Both visitors and locals will see a new local ski shuttle bus on the roads for this coming ski season thanks to a partnership between the City of Fernie, Tourism Fernie, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.

Posted by admin on Nov 09, 2017 in Community

Burrrlapz Fernie Premiere of Vibes and Stuff

Burrrlapz is excited to announce the release of their second full length film, Vibes and Stuff. Shot in BC over the course of a winter, this film is a collection of skiing footage "set to songs we like" say members Brody, Josh and Dylan and will premiere at the Vogue Theatre on November 18, 2017.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 06, 2017 in Community

November 2017 Editor's Fix

With the recent loss in Fernie of three great men, we may not be able to heal a broken heart, but as we continue to mourn and mend our hearts, we’ll continue to turn to one another or lift one another up. Because, that’s what we do. And Fernie, you sure showed up this week.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 05, 2017 in Community

November 2017 Horoscopes

Yann provides insight into your sign, but since we all have a little bit of each sign within us, consider each of the following as addressing a specific part of yourself. 

Posted by Yann Loranger on Nov 04, 2017 in Community

Troy Nixon

Troy Nixon may be a newer resident to Fernie, but he has swiftly become well-known through his extensive involvement in the community.

Posted by admin on Oct 31, 2017 in Community

Chamber Business Excellence Award Winners

This Tuesday October 24, 2017, 150 guests representing the business community of Fernie and its community leaders gathered at the Rusty Edge at Fernie Alpine Resort for the Fernie Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 27, 2017 in Community

BC Wildfire

When we decided to dedicate the “Gratitude” issue to the BC Wildfires and the many involved, we instantly thought of all of the images we came across over the last few months. 

Posted by admin on Oct 25, 2017 in Community

October 22, 2017 Update on Fernie Memorial Arena Leak

As residents in Fernie who had been evacuated earlier this week settle into their homes this afternoon, the focus at Fernie Memorial Arena now turns to the clean-up process and ongoing investigation.

Posted by admin on Oct 22, 2017 in Community

October 20, 2017 City of Fernie Update on Ammonia Leak at Fernie Memorial Arena

The City held its fourth Press Conference at Red Tree Lodge including comments from Fire Chief Ted Ruiter, Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano, Karen Smith-Myles, sister to the City of Fernie's Director of Leisure Services who we lost on the 17th, and Cheryl McDougall, a member of the provincial Disaster Social Services team in Fernie offering their support to our community. 

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 20, 2017 in Community

October 19, 2017 City of Fernie Ammonia Leak and Evacuation Update

At 11:15am on October 19, 2017, the City of Fernie hosted its third conference to update the press on the ammonia leak at the Fernie Memorial Arena, that took three lives including two valued and loved employees at the City of Fernie and an employee of CIMCO Refrigeration.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 19, 2017 in Community

Penguins in the Pool

The world has faced some major challenges lately. And yet, somehow, we feel more thankful than ever. 

Posted by Shelby Cain on Oct 18, 2017 in Community

Oct 18, 2017 City Update on Ammonia Leak at Fernie Memorial Arena

The last 24 hours in Fernie, BC have been heavy to say the least.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 18, 2017 in Community

UPDATE: Fernie Memorial Arena Ammonia Leak

FERNIE, BC – 7:30pm October 17, 2017 -  Emergency crews remain on scene responding to an ammonia leak at Fernie Memorial Arena.

The site has been secured, however crews are still unable to safely enter the facility.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 17, 2017 in Community

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