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City of Fernie Organic Soils Management Plan

The City of Fernie is working towards an Organic Soils Management Plan. This three-year pilot project provides an organic method focused on improving soil health, better turf conditions and reduced need for pesticides on City properties.

Posted by Fix on May 30, 2018 in Community

May 14, 2018 Council Connection

In this edition of the Council Connection, the 2018 George S. Majic Spiritus Award is presented, council authorizes the first allocation of funds for Events and Festivals for 2018/19, a professional hydrotechnical consulting company is to prepare a City of Fernie Flood Mitigation Plan and the new Communications Coordinator is welcomed.

Posted by Fix on May 19, 2018 in Community

It Really Does Take a Village

Your teenager may pull away from family time, he may spend evenings on his phone in a private bubble, or she might start hanging out with people that you find questionable. How are we supposed to support and guide our teens when they resist our presence?
 

Posted by Kerri Wall on May 14, 2018 in Community

Evelyn Cutts

When putting this issue together, I was trying to pinpoint an individual who embodies the meaning of community and when I ran through the many organizations in Fernie, one name kept rising to the surface. Evelyn Cutts. She is everywhere! Just how does this powerhouse do it?

Posted by Krista Turcasso on May 07, 2018 in Community

May 2018 Editor's Fix

This month's issue is the tie that binds this magazine, which is a direct reflection of community being so integral to our little mountain town. 

Posted by Krista Turcasso on May 06, 2018 in Community

Fernie Strong

Who has your back? When you’re in a tough spot, and life has thrown you into a dark place you never dreamed possible, who cares if you find your way out?

Posted by Shelby Cain on May 01, 2018 in Community

Resilience

Earth can thrive if we treat her right. Same with our kids. 

Posted by Kerri Wall on Apr 24, 2018 in Community

No Pain, No Gain

The solutions are at our fingertips. Say no to straws. Tote a reusable water bottle around with you and fill it up from the tap.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Apr 20, 2018 in Community

City Appoints New Senior Staff

The City of Fernie announces the appointment of two senior management positions to support ongoing work in community development and asset management. 

Posted by Fix on Apr 17, 2018 in Community

Why Not Try the Rot?

A different look on decay for those coy to compost.

Posted by Ashley Taylor on Apr 14, 2018 in Community

Seeking Green in Ever-Changing Landscapes

With lots more happening all weekend and plenty of live entertainment this was a fantastic Fernie weekend enjoyed by all ages. What did you love?

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Apr 13, 2018 in Community

April 2018 Editor's Fix

This April, as we celebrate the beautiful Earth. Let’s see what kind of impact we can have in a day, in a month, in a year! I have a feeling it’s going to be amazing.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Apr 07, 2018 in Community

Nicole Knauf

A busy mom with two kids, and running a business with her husband Jon, Nicole recognized a desire to give back to the community when her kids both started attending school.

Posted by Fix on Apr 06, 2018 in Community

Refrigeration Contract Awarded for Fernie Memorial Arena

The City of Fernie has announced Startec Refrigeration Services Ltd. of Calgary has been selected as the successful bid to provide the new refrigeration plant for Fernie Memorial Arena.

Posted by Fix on Apr 02, 2018 in Community

Taking Action on Climate Change

Columbia Basin Trust is supporting 12 climate action projects through the first year of its three-year Climate Action Program with $540,000. This support will help several communities in the Columbia Basin adapt to climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Posted by Fix on Apr 01, 2018 in Community