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First Teck Kootenay Cup Races of the Season To Be held at Elk Valley Nordic Centre

The Fernie Nordic Society is hosting the Teck Kootenay Cup this year and would like to invite members of the community to participate! This will be an amazing and fun-filled weekend running December 30 and 31.

Posted by admin on Nov 23, 2017 in Community

T’is the Season of Giving… but is it Taxable?

With the Christmas season fast approaching, many of us are starting our shopping lists and checking them twice. Our thoughts turn to family, friends and those we want to thank and show our appreciation for.

Posted by Jaime Hanson on Nov 22, 2017 in Business

Ceiling Staring

Improving your ability to fall asleep, learning some tricks and getting better at putting things in perspective. 

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

Building a PC

Picking out the parts to build a new computer, whether it be for gaming or word processing.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Nov 19, 2017 in Community

November 2017 New Business

CENTURY 21 Real Mountain Living Inc opens a new location, the newest edition to the spa scene - Esthetics by Danielle Emery, Kootenay Farm to Folk and Mountain Addicts is excited to offer winter guiding and eduction operating.

Posted by Fix on Nov 17, 2017 in Business

Winter Wines

Few things rival the satisfaction of sipping a glass of wine as snow falls slowly on a cold winter’s night. Perhaps you have a couple winter wine favourites you repurchase frequently. L’wren Farkas, Restaurant Manager at Island Lake Lodge and local wine connoisseur, suggests a few that may have previously flown under your radar. All of her picks are available off Fernie BCL’s shelves.

Posted by Katie Hamar on Nov 16, 2017 in Community

RD-Approved Hacks to Recharge your Routine

Feeling down lately? You may not be depressed just perhaps in a slump. Professional nutritionist Tiffany helps you feel more energized and joyful.

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on Nov 15, 2017 in Health

Matti Martin

Pursuing goldsmithing and eventually opening two stores, over the years Matti has learned that where he live plays a significant role in cultivating creativity. 

Posted by Fix on Nov 14, 2017 in Art and Entertainment

No Words

Are you okay? It’s a simple question. But for some reason, it can stir something inside of us. Cause an unsettling. An unexpected pooling of tears and a burning lump in your throat. 

Posted by Shelby Cain on Nov 13, 2017 in Community

Recharge Your Immune System

With colourful leaves comes the inevitable cold and flu season. Though your immune system can use a boost at any time of year, this is a great time to consider a more intense recharge to arm yourself with your best defence against this year’s bugs. Here are some tips to get your immune system fired up:

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Nov 12, 2017 in Health

New Ski Shuttle Announced for the 17/18 Winter Season

Both visitors and locals will see a new local ski shuttle bus on the roads for this coming ski season thanks to a partnership between the City of Fernie, Tourism Fernie, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.

Posted by admin on Nov 09, 2017 in Community

Rest is a Weapon

“Rest is a weapon” is the mantra of Jason Bourne and people who “go hard” often end up recovering from overuse injury or struggling with plateaus, stress, poor sleep, poor nutrition, and bad exercise habits. AKA burnout.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Nov 09, 2017 in Health

Ski Touring 101

Skiing the backcountry in Fernie is a lot of fun and takes you to some beautiful locations, but before you take that first step out off bounds off the hill or decide to go and climb to the top of a mountain to ski a line, there should be a lot of forethought and info gathering before you go.

Posted by Steve Kloepzig on Nov 09, 2017 in Outdoors

Shop Local

Once a month, a Fernie Chamber member opens up their business to host the business, banter, and beers event. This month Dave Hozjan of Elk River Homes words were a testament to the value of shopping local and the variety of products and services offered locally. 

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Nov 08, 2017 in Business

Burrrlapz Fernie Premiere of Vibes and Stuff

Burrrlapz is excited to announce the release of their second full length film, Vibes and Stuff. Shot in BC over the course of a winter, this film is a collection of skiing footage "set to songs we like" say members Brody, Josh and Dylan and will premiere at the Vogue Theatre on November 18, 2017.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 06, 2017 in Community

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