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A Community of Healthcare

The landscape of healthcare has been shifting in recent years as people are taking more responsibility for their own health and wellbeing and as a result, have been seeking out different options for their healthcare needs. 

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on May 24, 2017 in Health

It’s Working

Hey, parents. Guess what? If you’ve made a leap of faith, and a few major sacrifices to raise your family in the Elk Valley, it may have been the best decision you’ve ever made.

Posted by Shelby Cain on May 23, 2017 in Community

Island Lake Lodge's Summer Guide

With the opening of Island Lake Lodge set for June 9th, there's a lot to be excited about this summer.
 

Posted by Fix on May 22, 2017 in Business

May 2017 New Business

Hourglass Window Cleaning and Singing Therapy open their doors to the community and Goliath Tech Kootenay.

Posted by Fix on May 22, 2017 in Business

Sense of Belonging

A sense of belonging in your community is incredibly important. Community is a complex web of interchanging mutuality that is supportive and inclusive. Fernie has and will forever hold these positive attributes; it is what creates meaningful relationships and lasting friendships.

Posted by Micah Morris on May 21, 2017 in Community

The Wrestler

The Wrestler tells the tale of Randy the Ram Robinson, an aging, down-and-out professional wrestler and the trials and tribulations that feature so prominently in his life. From his heart problems to his efforts to mend his relationship with his estranged daughter, the movie takes a hard, unflinching look at the life of someone who has basically hit rock bottom.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on May 20, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Raspberries and Cheese Trays

Community building isn’t just about the big things, like getting into municipal politics, or starting a new business. Community building is also about every day choices: supporting local shops, hosting potlucks, saying hello to neighbours, resisting gossip, attending local events, introducing yourself to strangers, extending and accepting invitations.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on May 19, 2017 in Community

Becoming Part of the Race Community

The running shoes, bikes and hiking boots are out! It’s hard not to get caught up in Fernie’s racing community. Here are a few to get on top of so you will be ready for next months events.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on May 18, 2017 in Health

Ruby’s Road Trip Adventure

A busy mom excited for the upcoming season of biking, hiking and camping with her family, Tiffany provides her Top Five road trip snacking tips to help avoid chips and candy.

Posted by Tiffany Schebesch on May 17, 2017 in Health

Water by Marq de Villiers and Blue Gold by Tony Clarke and Maude Barlow

When HER dad came to Fernie in 1951, he recognized the value of our spring water, settled here and instilled in his family an appreciation for this resource. Years later, books titled Water and Blue Gold changed the trajectory of her life, though she didn’t recognize it then. 

Posted by Mary Giuliano on May 16, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

A Backup Story

When your hard drive crashes without warning, it's a friendly reminder that maybe should have backed up our data.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on May 16, 2017 in Community

May 2017 Business News

The Wildsight Elk Valley Community Yard Sale is back, Fernie Brewing Company's expansion plans begin, Giv'Er Shirt Works Shirt-Away Competition and Rebecca Vaughan from Thunder Meadows Massage Therapy returns from maternity leave. 

Posted by Fix on May 15, 2017 in Business

Wakesurfing

Not to be confused with wakeboarding, wakesurfing is a water sport in which riders surf the wake behind a boat unsupported, using a towrope only to get to their feet before releasing it as they ride freely on the endless wake created by the vessel.

Posted by Caroline Villeneuve on May 14, 2017 in Outdoors

A Place Everyone Wants to Call Home

People want to live in Fernie because of the lifestyle. It is a town people want to live in where entrepreneurs will create work so they can enjoy the lifestyle and the great sense of community here.

Posted by Patty Vadnais on May 13, 2017 in Business

Australia, Fair Dinkum!

When Jesse hops back on a plane back to Canada she realize something; that you can measure your love for a country the moment you have to leave it. 

Posted by Jesse Bell on May 11, 2017 in Outdoors

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