Amateur cameraman catches Fernie elf in the act and gets a huge surprise

The team behind the Fernie Elf has been caught in the act on amateur video footage. Since the elf’s first appearance, the community and local constabulary have been bamboozled by the elf and think that the phenomenon could only be the work of the REAL SANTA CLAUS.

Posted by Fix on Dec 23, 2017 in Community

16 Social Projects to Receive $1 Million

From young to old, people with diverse needs from around the Columbia Basin will benefit from 16 projects aimed at improving their social well-being.

Posted by Fix on Dec 22, 2017 in Community

Province Partners with Columbia Basin Trust for New Affordable Housing

People struggling to find an affordable place to live in the Columbia Basin region will have access to new affordable rental housing, thanks to a partnership announced today between the B.C. government and the Columbia Basin Trust.

Posted by Fix on Dec 18, 2017 in Community

Outdoor Rink Grand Opening in Fernie, BC December 21, 2017

Fernie is buzzing with excitement as the Grand Opening of its first NHL-size ice rink fast appproaches. This December 21, 2017 the City of Fernie in partnership with the Calgary Flames Foundation and the Fernie Lions Club is hosting an opening event beginning at 5pm.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 16, 2017 in Community

Party Time

It’s party time. The snow is falling and the people that deliver the mail look like they want to burn Amazon to the ground. We are entering the season of the annual holiday soirée. That’s right. It’s time to cut loose.

Posted by Shelby Cain on Dec 13, 2017 in Community

Magical Life-Sized Elf Causes a Daily Stir in Fernie, BC

One of Santa’s Elves has arrived in Fernie, BC and is fascinating the community by appearing in a different location every day.

Posted by Fix on Dec 12, 2017 in Community

Trust Expands Support for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Arts, culture and heritage are a valued part of the tapestry of the Columbia Basin region that enriches our communities and the lives of residents. Columbia Basin Trust is expanding its support for arts, culture and heritage with $11.6 million over three years.

Posted by Fix on Dec 10, 2017 in Community

Alesha Thompson

There are a few faces behind The Elk Valley Festival of Trees, but one that stood out to us was Alesha Thompson. Owner and operator of Lilac Media, Alesha is often in touch in regards to clients she represents.

Posted by Fix on Dec 07, 2017 in Community

Significant Boost for Basin Ecosystems

Ecosystems around the Columbia Basin will receive a major boost thanks to a new Ecosystem Enhancement Program announced by Columbia Basin Trust. The program will run for five years with a budget of $10 million.

Posted by Fix on Dec 06, 2017 in Community

December 2017 Editor's Fix

Our Editor reminds us to find ways to give back to my community or to those in need, working hard to be in the moment, enjoying what is happening right here, right now. As it truly is the most wonderful time of the year.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 01, 2017 in Community

Building of Outdoor Arena Begins in Fernie, BC Thanks to Calgary Flames Foundation

FERNIE, BC – The City of Fernie in partnership with the Calgary Flames Foundation, National Hockey League (NHL), Canadian Arena Products and the Fernie Lions Club are pleased to announce an outdoor rink will be open for the 2017-18 winter season.

Posted by admin on Nov 29, 2017 in Community

Westjet Link Begins Serving Cranbrook March 7, 2018

WestJet announced that it is introducing WestJet Link beginning on March 7, 2018, serving the communities of Lethbridge, Lloydminister, Medicine Hat, Cranbrook and Prince George. Using Pacific Coastal Airlines' aircrafts painted in WestJet colours, WestJet Link will connect these communities to WestJet's rapidly expanding network hub.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Nov 24, 2017 in Community

First Teck Kootenay Cup Races of the Season To Be held at Elk Valley Nordic Centre

The Fernie Nordic Society is hosting the Teck Kootenay Cup this year and would like to invite members of the community to participate! This will be an amazing and fun-filled weekend running December 30 and 31.

Posted by admin on Nov 23, 2017 in Community

Ceiling Staring

Improving your ability to fall asleep, learning some tricks and getting better at putting things in perspective. 

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Nov 21, 2017 in Community

Building a PC

Picking out the parts to build a new computer, whether it be for gaming or word processing.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Nov 19, 2017 in Community