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Preparing for the Holiday You Want

Every year we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, planning parties and dinners, buying gifts, and losing all sense of self-care that we may have established beforehand. Here are five ways to create a healthy and happy holiday.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Dec 22, 2017 in Health

Wonder Woman

It was not until 2017, after a couple of false starts, including a rejected script by Joss Whedon, that Warner Bros finally brought a Wonder Woman movie to the big screen.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Dec 21, 2017 in Art and Entertainment

Wine in Little Italy

Jesse's first house was a simple house and one day over the fence her neighbour, Alfonso Elia, handed her some homegrown beans, even one time a bottle of wine. Leading to stories of wine creation and history.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Dec 20, 2017 in Outdoors

Top Ten Family Winter Fun

Fernie’s contingent of families has been on the rise in recent years, and with it has come an amazing array of programming and events specific to kids and families. This provides a great resource not just for those residing here, but those visiting.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 19, 2017 in Outdoors

Snowmobiling in Fernie

Fernie, BC is rapidly becoming one of British Columbia’s ultimate sledding destinations. Legendary snowfall, five distinct riding zones, staging areas just minutes from your door with local amenities and attractions for every type of rider – wide open adventure awaits!

Posted by Nicole Matei on Dec 19, 2017 in Outdoors

Nordic Skiing at the Fernie Golf and Country Club

This is a great time of year to celebrate how lucky we are in Fernie to have so many winter activities to choose from. A great place to start early season is the Fernie Golf and Country Club.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Dec 18, 2017 in Outdoors

Province Partners with Columbia Basin Trust for New Affordable Housing

People struggling to find an affordable place to live in the Columbia Basin region will have access to new affordable rental housing, thanks to a partnership announced today between the B.C. government and the Columbia Basin Trust.

Posted by Fix on Dec 18, 2017 in Community

Healthy Holiday Swaps

Tiffany shares five tips and advice on how to survive this holiday season in a healthy, sustainable manner.

Posted by Fix on Dec 17, 2017 in Health

Outdoor Rink Grand Opening in Fernie, BC December 21, 2017

Fernie is buzzing with excitement as the Grand Opening of its first NHL-size ice rink fast appproaches. This December 21, 2017 the City of Fernie in partnership with the Calgary Flames Foundation and the Fernie Lions Club is hosting an opening event beginning at 5pm.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 16, 2017 in Community

Travelling with Your iPhone

To make the most use of your iPhone there are several things you should do before you go. And what you should do depends a bit on how you intend to use your phone.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Dec 15, 2017 in Art and Entertainment

Christmas Tree Hunting

Most of us live in Fernie for the access to the great outdoors, yet in the shoulder season, once mountain biking has wrapped up and before skiing starts, many of us hole up inside, waiting for the snow. One of the many blessings of living here is that it could not be easier to get your own tree.

Posted by Fix on Dec 14, 2017 in Outdoors

Party Time

It’s party time. The snow is falling and the people that deliver the mail look like they want to burn Amazon to the ground. We are entering the season of the annual holiday soirée. That’s right. It’s time to cut loose.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Dec 13, 2017 in Community

Magical Life-Sized Elf Causes a Daily Stir in Fernie, BC

One of Santa’s Elves has arrived in Fernie, BC and is fascinating the community by appearing in a different location every day.

Posted by Fix on Dec 12, 2017 in Community

Rental Properties

More than ever before, it is easy to rent a spare room to a complete stranger for their week-long vacation or to rent your entire house while vacationing in Mexico. However, prior to posting that listing you should be aware of a few things. 

Posted by Gerald Price on Dec 11, 2017 in Business

Trust Expands Support for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Arts, culture and heritage are a valued part of the tapestry of the Columbia Basin region that enriches our communities and the lives of residents. Columbia Basin Trust is expanding its support for arts, culture and heritage with $11.6 million over three years.

Posted by Fix on Dec 10, 2017 in Community

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