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Trust AGM and BBQ in Fernie

Columbia Basin Trust will be hosting its annual general meeting and community barbeque in Fernie on September 21. Both events are open to the public.

Over 160 Nominations for Business Excellence Awards

Over 160 nominations were made and now 94 unique nominees are being contacted to complete their award application.

Fernie’s Campfire Ban Rescinded

A campfire ban in the Southwestern Fire Centre will be rescinded effective Friday, Sept. 14, at 1PM.

Mayor Mary Giuliano Announces Re-Election

"It’s important that Fernie continues to find the fine line of managing our growth, without losing our small-town charm. Growing a community isn’t about big flashy initiatives; it’s about doing many small things well."

Increased Support from the Trust

The Columbia Trust delivered $57 million in benefits through 65 programs and initiatives last year

Farmers’ Market Trail Launched

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) is launching a new online tool connecting locals and tourists in the Kootenay Rockies & Columbia Basin region to markets and farmers offering local, in season foods.

Ghostriders Home Opener

The Fernie Ghostriders are very excited to play in front of a home crowd in Memorial Arena for the first time in almost a year.

RDEK receives Award for Excellence in Sustainability

The RDEK is honoured to have received a Union of BC Municipalities Community Excellence Award for Excellence in Sustainability for the Accelerate Kootenay project.

Koocanusa Village purchased Locally

KV Properties Inc. is comprised of predominantly Fernie and East Kootenay investors and lake Koocanusa recreationalists, with the largest shareholder being Reto Barrington.

Sosnowski running for Re-election

Mike Sosnowski , Director of Regional District Area A, is asking the voters for their continued support in the upcoming [...]

Firefighters Celebrate Life-Changing Call

The baby, Alice Donna Vickery, and mom Jen were cared for by the firefighters until the BC Ambulance Service arrived and transported them to hospital in Fernie.

Fernie Brewing’s “Cheers to Charity!” raises $100,000

With over 29 recipients since its inception in December 2013, Fernie Brewing Company (FBC), is proud to announce that its [...]

WorkSafeBC reports on ammonia tragedy

WorkSafeBC has completed its incident investigation report (IIR) into a catastrophic ammonia release at the Fernie Memorial Arena.

Yurts come to Fernie

The Fernie RV Resort just finished outfitting five yurts that are ready for booking year around.

Regional Wildfire Recap

Here is the nightly round up on what continues to be an exceptionally busy fire season for the BC Wildfire [...]

Island Lakes Iconic Photo Spots Contest returns

There are so many amazing hikes and photo spots on the Island Lake property, that they wanted to identify some [...]

In the Land of the Red Sun and Moon

I woke yesterday and watched the sun crest the ridge blood red. Fresh blood red. So dimmed by the smoke of the fires, I could look directly at the rising orb.

Pacific Coastal Saturday service with Kelowna

Pacific Coastal Airlines is pleased to announce the addition of new, non-stop Saturday service between Cranbrook and Kelowna beginning Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Notice of Public Hearings August 27, 2018

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing has been scheduled for Monday, August 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at Fernie City Hall, located at 501-3rd Avenue, Fernie BC

Evacuation Orders Issued for Corbin

The RDEK has issued an evacuation order for ten properties in the community of Corbin as a result of a lightning caused fire in Leach Creek in the Elk Valley.

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