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Fernie Search and Rescue performs

Be safe out there and appreciate how lucky we are to have this group to back us up. Thank you Fernie SARS!

The TransRockies Classic is Back

The TransRockies Race Series just announced the return of the TransRockies Classic Mountain Bike Stage Race, from Panorama Mountain Resort [...]

Greyhound Canada to end bus service

This will end Fernie's only public transportation service connecting with other communities. It also ends Fernie's only the next day parcel business that many businesses rely on.

RDEK Hosts Fernie Town Hall

At the town hall public meeting Jeri Mitchell was described as a “bright star” in the Elk Valley was honoured.

Professional Reliance System has Failed BC

Last week, the B.C. government released its review of the professional reliance system, a system that has put industry in charge of water, fish and wildlife in British Columbia.

Category 2 Open Burning Ban starts Friday

The SE Fire Centre / BC Wildfire Service has announced that a Category 2 Open Burning Ban starts Friday July 6th at 12PM throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction.

Students Tackle Plastic and Waste at Maiden Lake

The Grade 9 class from Fernie Secondary School took a deep dive into the world of waste and plastic last week.

Fernie Arena and Outdoor Rink Update

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

Castle Mountain an approved Firesmart Community

Congratulations everyone, you do deserve not only recognition but huge thanks for this initiative and for caring about our town.

Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship Announced

Four students from around the Basin will receive a Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 2017 by the Muth family and Columbia Basin Trust.

Fernie Library Gala – An Evening Interlude

Saturday June 23 saw the Fernie Library Gala fundraiser organized and presented by the Friends of the Fernie Heritage Library.

Westjet has Landed!

On Wednesday, June 20, the first WestJet flight from Calgary into the Canadian Rockies International Airport landed just after 11am. YXC is a one hour drive from Fernie and is our nearest airport.

Fernie Floodplain Expands

The City of Fernie commissioned high water studies on Coal Creek, Fairy Creek and the Elk River to better understand the risk that flooding poses to our community.

Fernie Employees Recognized

On Thursday, June 14, 2018 several City of Fernie employees were recognized with long service awards by Mayor Mary Giuliano [...]

Fernie Chamber Hits the Streets

There were 16 volunteers canvassing the businesses of Fernie on June 13 for Fernie’s first Business Walk.

Teck Releases Water Quality Research

Teck is making available the data and results of ongoing water quality research and monitoring undertaken as part of the Elk Valley Water Quality Plan to broadly share the knowledge and information gained through this work.

Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Boosted

Farmers’ markets located in Fernie, Elkford, Rossland, Trail and Windermere will join the program in 2018.

Fernie Disability Awareness Night

Fernie Disability Awareness Night night was held at the Park Place Lodge this year and it was a lovely evening of fellowship, learning and presentations.

Fernie Alpine Resort Summer

Fernie Alpine Resort Opens for Summer on Saturday, June 23rd

Fernie Homestead protected for grizzly bears

Located along Highway 3 in southeastern BC, the property is situated south of Fernie and connects a vast expanse of provincial land to the west with NCC’s Elk Valley Heritage Conservation Area to the east.