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RDEK - Seeking Additional Measures to Control Travel in East Kootenay

The RDEK Board of Directors has unanimously passed a resolution calling on the Provincial Health Officer to introduce stronger measures and provide additional clarity around travel between communities in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted by admin on Apr 04, 2020 in Community

April 2020 Astrology

The Astrological New Year begins as the Sun moves into Aries to create the new Zodiac cycle. For the new Zodiac year, Ashley has decided to put up monthly teachings for those who truly care to learn about the language of Astrology at

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Apr 04, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

April 2020 New Business

The Kootenay Learning Campus (KLC) is a new School District #5 facility located in downtown Fernie and Martin Hart works to help the Senda Verde Wildlife Sanctuary in Bolivia.

Posted by admin on Apr 03, 2020 in Business

FBC Announces New Brew - Finish Line Hazy Pale Ale

Fernie, BC (April 3, 2020) – Brewed with the adventurer in mind. A refreshing, light Hazy Pale Ale with a hint of lime. Perfect for mountain tops, riverbanks, backyards, and of course Finish Lines. Wherever they may be.

Posted by admin on Apr 03, 2020 in Community

Recycle BC

 There are new Recycle BC Depots at the Fernie, Sparwood and Elkford Transfer Stations.

Posted by admin on Apr 03, 2020 in Community

REMINDER: FAR Closed to the Public

We are blessed to live in this relatively safe, beautiful place. Our mountain community is the envy of many and the destination of choice for adventurous vacationers.

Posted by admin on Apr 03, 2020 in Community

Support Local Businesses During COVID-19

While the current COVID-19 situation has closed many retail stores and restaurants across Fernie, you can still support local businesses by shopping and ordering online, and in some cases even ordering take-out.

Posted by admin on Mar 26, 2020 in Community

Avalanche Canada Shutting Down Forecasting for the Season

Avalanche Canada will issue its final forecast for the season on March 28, which is about a month earlier than normal. The final three-day forecast will remain in effect until March 30.

Posted by admin on Mar 24, 2020 in Outdoors

Columbia Basin Trust Community Engagement

In response to COVID-19, Columbia Basin Trust is postponing the public engagement process to renew its strategic plan, including community meetings scheduled this spring and the two regional Symposia this fall.

Posted by admin on Mar 24, 2020 in Community

Fernie Brewing Company FLYBY

To help keep the amazing, responsible and self-isolating community safe, Fernie Brewing Company is now offering a new packaged product + merch pickup service, from outside their Storefront. It's FBC's way to FTC (flatten the curve).

Posted by admin on Mar 22, 2020 in Business

Just a Girl and Her Dog

A year ago this month I lost my best friend, Fezzik the Dog. Fernie is a dog town. Most people understand what losing a pet means to us humans.

Posted by Tyla Charbonneau on Mar 21, 2020 in Health

Get It From Their Mama

There is nothing more rewarding than watching your children thrive on the mountain. Seeing their genuine enjoyment of snow, skiing and shredding. To watch them fall in love with exactly what you love: Fernie powder.

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Mar 20, 2020 in Outdoors