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Shred Kelly Releases New Album

On June 19, 2020 Fernie's own Shred Kelly released its new album Like A Rising Sun in a unique and COVID-friendly way. Utilizing the Fernie Heritage Library's Book Bike and filling it with copies of their album, they cruised the streets of Fernie, played songs from the album, and gave out free copies to the public!

Posted by admin on Jun 23, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Shifting into Neutral

Artists are almost always operating under the pressure of a deadline. As a breed we are adaptable, resilient, motivated and above all creative, which means we often wear a number of hats to make ends meet. 

Posted by Michael Hepher on Jun 19, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Wireless Bridge

I recently had a friend call me up about a network connectivity problem in their house. Their second bedroom/ occasional office upstairs has terrible WiFi connectivity and no ethernet port. Consequently, the office wasn’t nearly as useful as it could have been.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Jun 19, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Don’t You Forget About Teens

Posted by Kerri Wall on Jun 19, 2020 in Community

The 100’s Club Movement Challenge

June seems like a nice month for a challenge. How does completing 100 reps of different movements each day throughout the month sound?

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Jun 15, 2020 in Health

RDEK - Bracing for Possibility of Severe Thunderstorms

June 12, 2020 - The possibility of severe weather this weekend has the Regional District of East Kootenay urging residents to remain vigilant about being aware and prepared for changing conditions.

Posted by admin on Jun 12, 2020 in Community

Todd Loewen

Having lived in Fernie for the past 23 years with his wife and four children, Todd got into health care to help others, especially those less fortunate. He had some of my own misfortune with injuries so was exposed to it early on, which created a real desire to pursue it.

Posted by admin on Jun 12, 2020 in Community

Fernie Awareness and Accountability Project

This Sunday, June 14 from 2-4 pm the Awareness and Accountability Proejct is hosting a Listening Project to show our solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement - everyone is invited to join the conversation.

Posted by admin on Jun 12, 2020 in Community

The Courage to be Ordinary

You read that right, the courage to be ordinary. Not the strongest, fastest, smartest, prettiest, or best. Ordinary and good enough.

Posted by Tyla Charbonneau on Jun 10, 2020 in Health

Fernie Scavenger Hunt - Fairy Donation Box

While we are unsure what the future will look like, we are sure we have beautiful wilderness surrounding us with well-maintained trails providing access to many inspirational spots. Each month, we will provide an image and some directions to a location which is also the home to one of the artistic donation boxes in Fernie’s trail network.

Posted by Wes Shaw on Jun 10, 2020 in Outdoors

Support for Businesses to Re-open, Modify Operations

Businesses, social enterprises and the workforce in the Columbia Basin now have access to even more support to help them in these challenging times. In response to ongoing COVID-19-related developments—including the re-opening of many businesses—Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward.

Posted by admin on Jun 07, 2020 in Community

June 2020 Astrology


Posted by Ashley Kristina on Jun 05, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

It’s All in the Bond

OH Molly! She’s one of those dogs who everyone falls in love with the moment they meet her. She’s a Portugese Water Dog with the kindest eyes and the sweetest soul. She oozes with happiness and love, putting a smile on any stranger’s face.

Posted by Val Lanthier on Jun 04, 2020 in Health