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Fernie organizations receive social grant funding

The Columbia Basin Trust is supporting various projects throughout the region

Boxers prepare for Judgement Night III

Twenty charity boxers have been training for the past 10 weeks

Men’s support group encourages vulnerability, connection and community

Fellaship meets every second Monday for a meal and a sharing circle

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A philanthropic twist on Fernie’s Australia Day festivities

Various local businesses hosted events and fundraisers for the Australian bushfires

  • Jan 28, 2020

Fernie’s karate kids headed to BC Winter Games

Fernie will send karate athletes to the Winter Games for the first time in 20 years

  • Jan 28, 2020

Bargain hunters win big at Clothing Swap 2.0

The Legion hosted their second annual clothing swap on January 23

Columbia Basin Trust shuffles board, new leaders at the table

The Trust is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors

Fernie SAR responds to injured skier

Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) was activated on January 27 after receiving…

Ridgemont trail network closed to public

On January 10, 2020, the Fernie Trails Alliance issued a press release…

Province looking at steps to dissolve Jumbo resort municipality

Disincorporating municipality will likely require a legislative change, according to the province

Almost 20,000 parking tickets issued by Interior Health at hospitals in 2019

In 2018, pay parking in Interior Health hospitals totalled $5.3 million of their $2.2-billion budget

Griz Days ressurects old fan favourites

Ice sculpting, bed races and smoosh skiing making their return to the winter festival

Teck donates land to Elkford Housing Society

The land donation ceremony took place on January 16

  • Jan 22, 2020

International Snow Science Workshop coming to Fernie

World leaders in the snow industry will be flocking to Fernie in…

The FSA Gumball Challenge back for round two

The snowmobile event will cover hundreds of acres of terrain

Fernie Chamber of Commerce signs lease for downtown coworking space

By: Brad Parsell, Executive Director Fernie Chamber of Commerce The Fernie Chamber…

  • Jan 22, 2020

New plane for Air Search and Rescue Association

The new Cessna 182 will also be used for Angel Flight services

Fernie Hotel supports through bushfire fundraiser

Sunday Funday at The Fernie raised thousands for Australian Bushfire Relief On…

  • Jan 22, 2020

Two weekend rescues for Fernie SAR

Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) was activated twice this past weekend to…

Friday fatality at Fernie Alpine Resort

It’s the second person to die in a tree well at a ski resort in B.C. in the past week.