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Island Lake Announces Summer Opening Date

Today, Island Lake Lodge announced its official opening day of their summer operations. The wait is over - on Friday June 26 the property gate will open at 8am with the following available for guests.

Posted by admin on Jun 04, 2020 in Business

RDEK Urges Residents to Be Prepared and Aware as Rainfall Possible This Weekend

As most rivers and streams recede across the region, the BC River Forecast Centre has downgraded the East Kootenay to a High Streamflow Advisory from a Flood Watch. And, while that is encouraging news, the RDEK is urging residents to continue to be prepared and aware in the days and weeks to come.

Posted by admin on Jun 04, 2020 in Community

Early Season BIke Check

Local mountain bike coach Kat Robinson reminds us of the small things we can do before heading out for a ride to ensure our bike is in working order and ready for the trails ahead! 

Posted by admin on Jun 03, 2020 in Outdoors

Shaw Nielsen

Shaw is an illustrator whose work aims to bring a bit of sunshine to magazines, advertising, books, and newspapers. He have been an illustrator for close to 10 years and over those 10 years he’s been lucky enough to have worked with many wonderful clients from all over the world, including Disney and The New York Times.

Posted by admin on Jun 03, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

New Ownership at The Green Petal Brings Fresh Perspective

Kim Larsen, landscape gardener and all-around plant enthusiast is the new owner at The Green Petal in Fernie.

Posted by admin on Jun 01, 2020 in Business

Shifting Gears

Posted by Yvonne Prest on May 29, 2020 in Outdoors

New Trail Manager

As we shift into a new season the Fernie Trails Alliance (FTA) is also moving into a new direction with hiring of a Trail Manager. This individual will be responsible for managing and coordinating volunteers, coordinating the inspection and maintenance of existing trails, managing budgets and providing weekly trail reports.

Posted by Julie Kelly on May 29, 2020 in Outdoors

Free Robot Week for Students and Families Interested in Robotics

GLOWS is thrilled to be partnering with Live It to bring you Discovery Foundation Robot Week virtually from June 15-19, 2020.

Posted by admin on May 28, 2020 in Community

Fernie Alpine Resort Opens for Summer 2020

Today, Fernie Alpine Resort announced their plans for opening this summer!

Posted by admin on May 27, 2020 in Outdoors

Fernie Golf Club Opening Notice

The Fernie Golf Club is very excited to be opening the golf course for the 2020 season.

Posted by admin on May 18, 2020 in Outdoors

Fernie Chamber's AGM to Proceed Virtually on Zoom

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ban on events of more than 50 people, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted by resolution at the April 9, 2020 regular board meeting to conduct our AGM on Thursday 21 May at 9:00am virtually using the video conferencing software Zoom.

Posted by admin on May 14, 2020 in Business

Self-Fill Sandbag Stations Established as Snow Melt Continues

With the arrival of warmer day time temperatures and an anticipated seasonal rise in creeks and rivers, a series of self-fill sandbag stations has been established around the region. 

Posted by admin on May 13, 2020 in Community

Council Approves 2020 Budget, Tax Rates and Five-Year Financial Plan

At the Regular Meeting of Council held on May 11, 2020, City of Fernie Council approved the 2020 budget, 2020 tax rates, and Five-Year Financial Plan.

Posted by admin on May 13, 2020 in Community