December 2017 Business News

The Elk Valley Festival of Trees returns to the community, the Fernie Mountain Bike Club Race Team, Not Just Pizza offers catering this holiday season and The Royal celebrates their sixth anniversary.

Posted by Fix on Dec 09, 2017 in Business

Alesha Thompson

There are a few faces behind The Elk Valley Festival of Trees, but one that stood out to us was Alesha Thompson. Owner and operator of Lilac Media, Alesha is often in touch in regards to clients she represents.

Posted by Fix on Dec 07, 2017 in Community

Significant Boost for Basin Ecosystems

Ecosystems around the Columbia Basin will receive a major boost thanks to a new Ecosystem Enhancement Program announced by Columbia Basin Trust. The program will run for five years with a budget of $10 million.

Posted by Fix on Dec 06, 2017 in Community

Choir Decks the Halls with Fa-la-la-la

Starting four years ago in January, this choir has certainly found its voice.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Dec 06, 2017 in Art and Entertainment

Fall in Love with Snowmobiling

Some call it snowmobiling, but Shantelle calls it sledding. Imagine hanging onto someone’s back, ripping along at high speeds, occasionally in the dark. What on earth was the appeal and what helped change her mind about it.

Posted by Shantelle Weir on Dec 05, 2017 in Outdoors

New Business December 2017

Fernie's newest business, MONA Woodworking & Design Co. specializes in custom woodworking, custom engraved signage, and graphic design services.

Posted by Fix on Dec 04, 2017 in Business

11 Years of Fitness

A call back in the fall of 2006 asking Sarah Ingram​ if she'd like to share her passion about fitness and educating people about how to be their healthiest self. Now 11 years later, she writes her 133rd column, and her last.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Dec 03, 2017 in Health

December 2017 Astrology

In this month's astrology, Yann reminds us that we all have a little bit of each sign within us. 

Posted by Yann Loranger on Dec 02, 2017 in Art and Entertainment

December 2017 Editor's Fix

Our Editor reminds us to find ways to give back to my community or to those in need, working hard to be in the moment, enjoying what is happening right here, right now. As it truly is the most wonderful time of the year.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 01, 2017 in Community

Food’s Role in Celebration

The role food plays in celebration is deeply rooted. It is a reward for an accomplishment, an expression of love, and an important cultural custom that instills tradition. Sometimes, having sufficient food and loving people to share it with is the cause for celebration.

Posted by Katie Hamar on Nov 30, 2017 in Health

Building of Outdoor Arena Begins in Fernie, BC Thanks to Calgary Flames Foundation

FERNIE, BC – The City of Fernie in partnership with the Calgary Flames Foundation, National Hockey League (NHL), Canadian Arena Products and the Fernie Lions Club are pleased to announce an outdoor rink will be open for the 2017-18 winter season.

Posted by admin on Nov 29, 2017 in Community

Alana Minifie-Rybar

Being called an artist is one of the highest forms of gratitude a working creative can receive and it’s never a term that Alanda does not take lightly.

Posted by Fix on Nov 29, 2017 in Art and Entertainment


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories have been adapted numerous times to screen and television.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Nov 25, 2017 in Art and Entertainment

Westjet Link Begins Serving Cranbrook March 7, 2018

WestJet announced that it is introducing WestJet Link beginning on March 7, 2018, serving the communities of Lethbridge, Lloydminister, Medicine Hat, Cranbrook and Prince George. Using Pacific Coastal Airlines' aircrafts painted in WestJet colours, WestJet Link will connect these communities to WestJet's rapidly expanding network hub.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 24, 2017 in Community

Island Lake Lodge's Winter Lunch & Spa

Enjoy a snowcat ride winding up through the stunning old growth forest. Arriving at the lodge, you will be greeted with the Lizard Range of the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop to your experience. Take time for a snowshoe around the lake or a Nordic ski…or indulge in a sumptuous spa treatment. 

Posted by Fix on Nov 23, 2017 in Business