December 2016 Editor's Fix

Ten years ago, our Editor met a creative genius who had a joint dream and together they took a leap to create Claris Media and the Fernie Fix.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 30, 2016 in Community

Summer Breeze

For as long as she can remember, creating art has been at the essence of her being. A place where abstract meets realism and where colour is so exaggerated that it can’t be ignored.

Posted by Fix on Nov 29, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

November 2016 New Business

Range Property Management Ltd. is Fernie's newest licensed property management brokerage and the Elk Valley Festival of trees kicks off the holiday season. 

Posted by Fix on Nov 26, 2016 in Business

My Grandma’s Closet

Solange and Zoe's grandma is a lady of great taste,inspiring this months fall fashion and makeup. 

Posted by Solange and Zoe on Nov 25, 2016 in Health

The Greatest Accomplishment

Reminding yourself to think about who you are and who you want to be, and how to navigate the difference in “a world that is constantly trying to make me something else.”

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Nov 24, 2016 in Community

Emily Brydon Youth Foundation and Island Lake Team in Winter Fundraiser

In September of 2015, the Emily Brydon Youth Foundation (EBYF) held its tenth annual fundraiser, a fun and spirited golf tournament at the Fernie Golf & Country Club. Although it was a successful and well-known event, the EBYF board decided to move towards different types of fundraising and social gatherings that would have wider reach, create excitement and bring people together.

Posted by admin on Nov 23, 2016 in Community

Factors of Maintaining Trails

Our trail network is constantly growing and evolving. Just like us, the trails have personality and just like us, the trails mature, but again like us, our trails need a little help along the way. 

Posted by Tom Gibson on Nov 22, 2016 in Outdoors

Top Ten Family Winter Fun

With the growth of the younger population, Fernie has seen an influx of programming and events for kids and families over the last few years.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 21, 2016 in Outdoors

Penny Dreadful

A series featuring battles between good and evil, with the well-known Victorian characters in constant struggle against the forces of darkness both internal and external.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Nov 20, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

30-Day Ski Season Leg Challenge

If you want to have the most epic ski/snowboard season ever, pre-season training is a must. This 30-day leg challenge provides a little motivation to help you get ready! Don’t forget to get in the gym for cardio and upper body, too.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Nov 19, 2016 in Health

Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne

Winnie-The-Pooh is one of the classic children’s tales of modern literature. However, with the pervasiveness of the character in modern pop culture the original story of Winnie the Pooh has become lost to many.

Posted by Kyle Hamilton on Nov 18, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

November 17, 2016 Council Connection

Council appoints a new CAO, bylaws on single family residental dwellings, nominations for the George Majic Spiritius Award and the future schedule for council meetings.

Posted by Fix on Nov 17, 2016 in Community


We've all done it. We’ve downloaded a sketchy program. Now, what to do about it?

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Nov 16, 2016 in Community

Fix Favourites: Routes to Explore this Winter

With so many activities and copious amounts of trails options for each, it can be difficult to make a decision when it comes to exploring the extensive wilderness that branches out on all sides of the valley. We know the feeling, so each year we provide some of our favourites to help you out. Here is this year's list.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 15, 2016 in Outdoors

Who is Running Tomorrow?

75% of small business owners will be retiring over the next decade and succession planning deals with who will take over those businesses.

Posted by Patty Vadnais on Nov 13, 2016 in Business