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Taking the High Road

Five hours in and the sun is out in full force. Your mind is whirling, your muscles are firing and your fingers are like cocktail sausages. But for some reason it feels just right. You feel strangely free. Free from everyday life, reality, decisions and time. 

Posted by Abi Moore on Jul 01, 2017 in Outdoors

Island Lake Lodge's Iconic Photo Spots

The 7,000 acres of pristine wilderness at Island Lake provides countless hiking opportunities. Last year Island Lake started off by creating 12 Iconic Photo Spots last summer. For summer 2017 they are adding an additional 5 photo spots with unique hashtags and giving you a chance to win $100 monthly prizes.

Posted by Fix on Jun 26, 2017 in Outdoors

WannaCry Ransomware

Making headlines around the world, people are waking up to a scary looking screen, informing them that their files were encrypted and if they wanted them back they have to pay a ransom.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Jun 24, 2017 in Community

Logan

Reprising his role as the Wolverine and as such he deserves a cinematic swan song. Rest assured, it is an excellent ending.  

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jun 23, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Preparing for Your Family Vacation

Road trips, airplanes, camping, hotels; vacations come in many different shapes and sizes. Here are five ways you can plan ahead to make your family vacation happier and healthier

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jun 23, 2017 in Health

Brown Town

As we watch the rivers “wake up,” we see the ice break, the first little trickle, then more flow enters and soon enough the river is high and brown, game on!

Posted by Gord Bunston on Jun 22, 2017 in Outdoors

Something Special

Travel is a great way to explore the world and our perspective of it; travel is a great educator. 

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

Fernie Lucky 7’s Loop

This month, in preparation for the first annual Fernie Lucky 7’s event taking place on June 24, we’re taking you out on the fun course set for this race!

Posted by Julie Kelly on Jun 20, 2017 in Outdoors

Host Families for International Students Needed in Fernie

In partnership with School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay), the Rocky Mountain International Student Program is urgently seeking host families for international students who will be studying at Fernie Secondary School in Grades 8 to 12 starting in September. Students are from Austria, Germany, Spain and Mexico and will be staying either for one semester or one school year.

Posted by admin on Jun 19, 2017 in Community

Fernie Snowmobile Association at a Crossroads

By itself snowmobiling now brings in an estimated $1 Million worth of revenue into the local economy. But this apparent success has created a new challenge for the local Fernie Snowmobile Association.

Posted by Fix on Jun 18, 2017 in Outdoors

Getting Away

We all have felt it, the urge to travel. Even though the motives vary, all travels share one simple fact, a distance has been created between us and our everyday lives. Something that allows us to gain perspective of what has become our routine, and explore those of others.

Posted by Saga Ahlstrand on Jun 17, 2017 in Community

June 2017 Business News

Fernie Therapeutic Horse and Pony Club fundraiser, Perfect Circle Management and Snow Valley Spa & Leisure celebrate 20 years of business.

Posted by Fix on Jun 16, 2017 in Business

Easy to Access Views

With the entire summer ahead, make sure to set some time aside to take in the view. These three vistas promise to reward you with new memories, unique experiences and fresh perspectives.

Posted by Christine Thompson on Jun 14, 2017 in Outdoors

Finding Balance

Sometimes jobs just feel like work and sometimes we need a break. Sometimes we need to work on the ever-elusive work/life balance.

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Jun 13, 2017 in Business

Todd Loewen

Losing Eirin Amundsen, a dedicated soccer coach and athlete, a Registered Nurse at the Elk Valley Hospital, family member and friend, the entire community felt this loss and many were searching of a way to honour her memory.

Posted by Fix on Jun 13, 2017 in Community

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