One of the most difficult aspects in being a pet owner is facing the challenge in our animals not being able to tell us how they’re feeling when they aren’t well. It doesn’t take long for us to feel lost and helpless. Most of us will do just about anything to help them and there is no better way to achieve that than by working with the right veterinarian.
“Michael, put down your pencil and pay attention!” was a phrase commonly directed at me in elementary school. Being an obedient kid I would lay my pencil down and, my mind untethered, would quickly drift off into another realm. Stopping doodling was like letting go of the string of a balloon—the balloon being my ability to focus on the moment.
EDUCATION. I, like many of you and, as you’ll soon find, many of our writers, have been working through what this means to me.
In the local government world, we are missing two very important annual conferences due to Covid-19. These conferences allow us to come together in camaraderie, learn from each other and return to our respective communities energized.
I have been practicing photography for around twelve years, and I wanted to redirect my ‘visual culture’ to the context I am in, but it is not always easy to change focus.
FERNIE FOX HOTEL DONATES $5000 TO THE EAST KOOTENAY FOUNDATION FOR HEALTH “BENEATH THE SURFACE” CAMPAIGN
The Fernie Fox Hotel has demonstrated its ongoing support and commitment to the Elk Valley with a donation of $5,000 to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health “Beneath the Surface” campaign. The “Beneath the Surface” campaign is a fundraising effort to purchase an ultrasound machine for use in the Elk Valley Hospital.
Nominations for the 2020 Fernie Virtual Business Excellence Awards close at 5pm this Monday September 7th. This is your last chance to nominate a business or individual in the various awards categories.
Fernie, BC (September 1, 2020) – After a brief hiatus, it is official, Fernie Brewing Co.’s (FBC) “Cheers to Charity!” (CTC) Donation Program is back. With a slight COVID-appropriate difference.
Since June 2020, Columbia Basin Trust has been engaging with a variety of stakeholders in the Basin to develop a short-term strategic plan to guide its activities over the next 18 to 24 months. The Trust is now seeking public feedback on the draft plan from all people in the Basin.
This spring I was testing a distance art program for my day job in teen recreation. I found a set of watercolours I’d kept in a box since I went to Kootenay School of the Arts in Nelson in 2002.
The competition is made up of three pitch events and a grand finale pitch event. The first pitch event will take place on November 5, 2020 with applications due on September 24, 2020. Each pitch event will see four entrepreneurs pitching their businesses in front of a panel of judges that includes investors, technology experts, funding agencies and experienced entrepreneurs who have global connections to both markets and investment capital.
Let’s not forget that the things we make are tools to connect us to ourselves and to our community. When we start looking at the tool as an end point, we start losing the human part.
The job of parenting is constantly demanding that we bring to life new parts of ourselves. We master feats of strength like labour, childbirth, and sleep deprivation. We try to creatively handle tantrums, lying, and driving lessons.