Community

LGBTQ Tourism Workshop

The Fernie Pride Society is hosting a LGBTQ Lunch and Learn Workshop on Gender and Sexual Diversity for Tourism at Park Place Lodge from 12 noon until 4pm.

Posted by Fix on Mar 28, 2018 in Community

Reducing The Risks and Effects of Wildfire

Wildfire can rapidly destroy homes, communities and lives. To brace against this danger - now becoming more of a risk than ever because of a hotter, drier climate - 20 communities are implementing 28 projects that will help them prevent or brace themselves against wildfire.

Posted by Fix on Mar 27, 2018 in Community

Fernie, Featuring an All-Female Cast

January was film festival month for Rebecca as she rejoined the committee of the Reel Canadian Film Festival and didn't miss a beat when it came to the action in Fernie.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Mar 25, 2018 in Community

Go Girls

I don’t know what happened. But you do. For you, the Olympics is over. I hope it was exhilarating and suspenseful.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Mar 24, 2018 in Community

Fernie Memorial Arena Usage Update

The City of Fernie is continuing to work towards having Fernie Memorial Arena operational for the 2018/19 winter season. 

Posted by Fix on Mar 22, 2018 in Community

Parenting From the Passenger Seat

Teenagers are still assembling a picture of the universe and they need our support. How can you be close with your teen who is building their independence? I will explain some options using a lens of equality to give examples.

Posted by Kerri Wall on Mar 17, 2018 in Community

Simone Bourassa

Fernie is home to an impressive number of women making things happen in our community. From those with roles in local government and organizations to those who have created and operate businesses lining our downtown to those providing support through educational and medical positions. It is so refreshing and encouraging. 

Posted by Fix on Mar 15, 2018 in Community

February 26, 2018 Council Connection

City Council discusses the Fuel Management Prescription Program, the Firesmart Grant Program and the Fernie Municipal Police Unit Agreement, as well as bylaws and the providing 50 family pool passes for the 2018 Bike to Work week.

Posted by Fix on Mar 07, 2018 in Community

March 2018 Editor's Fix

Being without Internet and cable at home our Editor started noticing how different she felt. Fantastic. Confident. Happy doing what I’m doing, when I’m doing it. Being present.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Mar 06, 2018 in Community
Fernie Griz Days Parade

Griz Days Goes Plaid in Fernie, BC

For just over 40 years, the town of Fernie, BC comes to life the first weekend of March to celebrate the Griz - a local legend who shoots his musket into the sky to encourage the champagne powder this ski town is known for to fall in abundance.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Mar 01, 2018 in Community

Not Keeping Up

In the hustle and bustle of our 21st-century, multitasking, 24-hour news cycle, multi-home/vehicle/job, blended family lifestyles, the constant prompting to simplify and slow down can be as stressful as the lives we lead.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Feb 22, 2018 in Community

February 13, 2018 Council Connection

Council hears presentations for paving of the Fernie Mountain Park Road, from the Fernie and District Arts Council, the Fernie and District Historical Society, Wildsafe BC and public hearings and discussions of bylaws.

Posted by Fix on Feb 20, 2018 in Community

Managing Burnout While Parenting Your Cat

Once upon a time you had a small child in your home. This child loved to be with you, missed you when you were gone, came running into your arms when you returned, and could play with you all day. Though lacking a wagging tail, your small child was basically a dog.

Posted by Kerri Wall on Feb 16, 2018 in Community

Letting Go

Letting go of things, while difficult at times, might be pretty fantastic.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Feb 12, 2018 in Community

February 2018 Editor's Fix

Albert, you were so right. While it’s important to make it simple, let’s not focus on simpler. 

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Feb 10, 2018 in Community