July 2016 Editor's Fix

Our Editor shares the best part about feeling confident and powerful is that it’s fun. And fun is what it’s all about.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Jun 29, 2016 in Community


Grads, there can be a lot of stress this time of year. Take some time to reflect, to think of the people who influenced your 13-year journey.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Jun 23, 2016 in Community

Sign Me Up

The Elk Valley is rich with a diversity of highly talented people offering up their knowledge and experiences in the form of classes our children can benefit from. Hockey, skiing, rock-climbing, singing, painting, ukulele, gardening…etc.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Jun 21, 2016 in Community

June 13, 2016 Council Connection

Council discusses agreements, permits, the Burma Road lift station replacement and more.

Posted by Fix on Jun 19, 2016 in Community

Upgrading to Windows 10

 The constant requests to upgrade to Windows 10 pop-up on your desktop. Perhaps you’ve already given in, if so I hope it went well. If you’re still holding out, it may be getting time to make the decision.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Jun 15, 2016 in Community

Island Lake Opening for the Summer

Island Lake is opening its doors this June 12th, and it couldn't come any sooner. This beautiful resort nestled in the Lizard Range might predominantly be known for its catskiing, but we would argue that its summer offerings are just as spectacular.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Jun 08, 2016 in Community

Ashley Retford

A settlement worker and LINC instructor,  Ashley brings her wealth of knowledge to a program for ESL learners with mixed skills.  

Posted by Fix on Jun 07, 2016 in Community

June 2016 Editor's Fix

This month's issue reminds us that diversity is something to be embraced, not feared.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Jun 06, 2016 in Community

June 2016 Horoscopes

June presents a unique scenario; it is like a movie. We will have a chance to touch realities that are usually hidden from us, hidden because our young mind is not mature enough to face them. 

Posted by Yann Loranger on Jun 05, 2016 in Community

Wildlife Prevention Presentation

Fernie Fire and Emergency Services is offering timely information presentations titled: Breaking the Wildfire Disaster Cycle to all local service clubs, homeowner associations, and other organized groups of residents.

Posted by Fix on May 25, 2016 in Community

Historical Walking Tour

Learn about the history behind some of Fernie's most prominent buildings and enjoy a walk about in the historic downtown with this interactive piece written by the Fernie Museum director, Ron Ulrich. A perfect option for any day, rain or shine.

Posted by Ron Ulrich on May 23, 2016 in Community


The world of fonts and typography is a rabbit hole that should give one pause before heading down.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on May 20, 2016 in Community

The Couch and the Running Community

Distance running is a unique community. There is very little attitude; we are all there to push our limits. The clock, more than the person next to me, is my main competitor. 

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on May 19, 2016 in Community

May 9, 2016 Council Connection

The Fernie & District Arts Councils request, development variance permits, cemetery expansion and the community wildlife protection plan update are just a few of the items discussed in this weeks council connection. 

Posted by Fix on May 12, 2016 in Community

Kate Brennan and Paige Polacik

The Grade 8/9 Leadership class at Fernie Secondary School exposes students to great organizations, like the Mustard Seed in Calgary.

Posted by Fix on May 12, 2016 in Community