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July 2020 Editor's Fix

When we are faced with a challenge, an unexpected change, something new and scary, facing the unknown… we often move through a variety of emotions and feelings, in no particular order. I think it’s safe to say that thus far in 2020, we have run the gamut… on repeat.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Jul 05, 2020 in Community

July 2020 New Business

Dayna Conway Counselling RRC

Posted by admin on Jul 03, 2020 in Business

July 2020 Astrology

The Full Moon and Lunar eclipse of July 4 also happens in conjunction to this energy, with Jupiter and Pluto sitting at the exact same degree in the sky. This is an intense time! I will refer to it as “The Big Five” as each person will feel this energy a little bit differently. This is the third eclipse this month and eclipse energy propels for about six months.

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Jul 03, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Deer Trail

Summer in Fernie and mountain biking go hand in hand. As the snow melts, bikes of all shapes and sizes appear in droves on the streets and trails. The mountain biking here is plentiful and diverse, from family friendly flowy trails to technical cross country, downhill, and big-air flow trails.

Posted by Karen Pepper on Jul 02, 2020 in Outdoors

The Trust Continues To Adapt To Serve The Region

Columbia Basin Trust is developing a short-term plan to help guide its activities over the next 18 to 24 months.

Posted by admin on Jul 01, 2020 in Community

The Potholes of Community Conversation

I found myself this past week thinking a lot about the definition of civility, how tenuous it is and how our community is the owner of it. Civility can tear as easy as tissue paper.

Posted by Ange Qualizza on Jul 01, 2020 in Community

Fernie Gravel Grind - The Virtual Edition

Last year, local rider Carter Nieuwesteeg had an idea of an event that would both lure bikers to explore the expansive and beautiful lanscapes in surounding the community of Fernie while also raising money for the the town's local trails alliance - the Fernie Trails Alliance (FTA).

Posted by admin on Jun 30, 2020 in Outdoors

City of Fernie Receives Funding for Active Transportation Network Plan

The City of Fernie has received grant funding from the B.C. Active Transportation Infrastructure Grants Program to use towards completing an Active Transportation Network Plan (ATNP).

Posted by admin on Jun 27, 2020 in Community

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