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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

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

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