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Rebecca Vaughan and Jeremy Grassick

Have you ever wanted to live off the land, to be completely self-sustainable and conservative in life? Rebecca Vaughan and Jeremy Grassick have been working towards this for some time. 

Posted by Fix on Aug 03, 2017 in Community

Apply For A Wage Subsidy: Hire A Student

If your business or organization could benefit from hiring a student during the school year, Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program may be able to help you afford it. Applications for the popular first-come, first-served program open August 10, 2017.

Posted by Fix on Aug 02, 2017 in Business

August 2017 Business News

Brecan Interiors is now serving the Elk Valley for all your home interior needs and Interior Envy is under new ownership.

Posted by Fix on Aug 01, 2017 in Business

Columbia Basin Culture Tour

The Columbia Basin Culture Tour allows you to explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event. Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or meet people behind the scenes.

Posted by Fix on Jul 31, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Montane

Fernie is world renowned for its easy access to the great outdoors. One only has to stand anywhere in town to look towards the mountains and imagine a variety of outdoorsy pursuits.

Posted by Ahmed Mumeni on Jul 26, 2017 in Outdoors

Managing Your Family's Stress

Life is incredibly busy, particularly when you are balancing the needs of a whole family, and the busier you are, the more stress can seem to pile up on your shoulders. Find out six basic ways to arm your family against the effects.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jul 25, 2017 in Health

Rush

Adrenaline, the moment air is filling your lungs and you feel alive. Meet Erik Ahlfaenger, a 17-year-old adrenaline junky.

Posted by Erik Ahlfaenger on Jul 24, 2017 in Community

Machine Learning

If you have heard about ML, but you don’t understand it and are worried that one day your self-driving car will be taking you to the unemployment office, then this column is for you.

Posted by Fix on Jul 23, 2017 in Community

And the Crowd Goes Wild

Have you ever given yourself a version of this little pep talk? I hope so. Because if you have, it means you’ve tried something that scared the shit out of you. While people looked on. Adrenaline gushing through your veins. 

Posted by Shelby Cain on Jul 22, 2017 in Community

Bravery

How do you raise a brave daughter? Society seems quite willing to teach girls that boys should be brave, while girls should be timid.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Jul 21, 2017 in Community

Island Lake Lodge's New Bubbles

Island lake Lodge has partnered with Mark Simpson and the BC Wine Studio to create a very special custom blended sparkling wine (bubbles). Inspired by celebration and the natural elements that surround us, Bruin Brut has been custom blended for Island Lake Lodge.

Posted by Fix on Jul 20, 2017 in Business

July 2017 New Business

Soar Cycle Studio and The Castle on First create a new movement and Andi Ennis launches Precision Bodies.

Posted by Fix on Jul 20, 2017 in Business

Nature Conservancy Suspends Public Access to Land

Photo: Mount Broadwood, by David Couse

Posted by admin on Jul 19, 2017 in Community

Getting “Ultra” Ready

The Elk Valley Ultra 50km race takes place Saturday July 29, 2017 and Sarah helps with tips to prevent overuse injuries.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Jul 19, 2017 in Health

The Aerial Park

Fernie Alpine Resort has amazing guides that teach, coach and encourage you while you’re in the Aerial Park - get to know one!

Posted by Karen Pepper on Jul 18, 2017 in Outdoors

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