City of Fernie

A male grizzly bear in a fall apple tree in Elkford, BC. (Photo credit: Cindy Rideout)

City of Fernie launches fruit tree removal program

The city will be removing poorly maintained animal attractant trees from public lands

 

Montane Pipeline trail. (Images courtesy of Pat Gilmar)

City of Fernie throws support behind repairs to Easy Beaver trail

The Montane trail took damage in the November 2021 floods

 

City of Fernie city hall. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

City activates Emergency Operations Centre for winter storm

BC’s interior is predicted to receive between 35-40 centimetres of snow by Friday afternoon

 

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City of Fernie issues boil water notice

The city is urging all residents to boil their water or use alternatives until further notice

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City of Fernie councillors agreed to approve a HRA that would see the Trites-Leroux Mansion in Fernie restored. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Trites-Leroux Mansion set to be restored

The historic Fernie property will have six additional units added if its owners follow through with its development

City of Fernie councillors agreed to approve a HRA that would see the Trites-Leroux Mansion in Fernie restored. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
El Flaqué set up their stand at this Sunday’s Mountain Market. Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press

The Mountain Market showcases local goods

The Mountain Market is held each Sunday morning in Fernie’s Rotary Park

El Flaqué set up their stand at this Sunday’s Mountain Market. Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press
Impact crushers turn old concrete into a variety of usable products. Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press

City of Fernie recycles old concrete

Hadean Aggregate Solutions was in Fernie for three days recycling old concrete and asphalt

Impact crushers turn old concrete into a variety of usable products. Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press
Author and playwright Rod MacIntyre has been awarded the Fernie Writers Conference residency and will also attend the conference in August. Photo Submitted

Registration opens for Fernie Writers Conference

The conference will take place from August 17-23 and will feature several accomplished authors

Author and playwright Rod MacIntyre has been awarded the Fernie Writers Conference residency and will also attend the conference in August. Photo Submitted
This graphic from the City of Fernie outlines the proposed upgrades to the dike system. Photo Submitted

Mountview Dike to be upgraded this summer

The project will be completed with aid from $750,000 in grant funding

This graphic from the City of Fernie outlines the proposed upgrades to the dike system. Photo Submitted
City council will present the public comments at their June 22 meeting. File Photo

City seeks public input on new cannabis retail license

The application must first gather approval from city council before being approved by the province

City council will present the public comments at their June 22 meeting. File Photo
Patrons enjoy Fernie’s beautiful summer weather on various patios. File Photo

Proposed changes afoot for Fernie’s Second Avenue

The change would allow businesses to extend patios to serve more clients

Patrons enjoy Fernie’s beautiful summer weather on various patios. File Photo
The City of Fernie is pursuing a zero per cent tax increase for 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. File Photo

City of Fernie budget undergoes public review

The public feedback phase for the City of Fernie’s five year financial plan ended on May 4

The City of Fernie is pursuing a zero per cent tax increase for 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. File Photo
Photo by Sally Watson (Amateur Photographer Contest 2018)

Daytripping from Fernie

Culture, history, local parks and a whole lot more!

  • Apr 28, 2020
Photo by Sally Watson (Amateur Photographer Contest 2018)
Explore Fernie’s historic charm at these local gems

Explore Fernie’s historic charm at these local gems

Don’t overlook the history and architecture of this historic town

  • Apr 27, 2020
Explore Fernie’s historic charm at these local gems
Nordic skiing in Fernie, BC

Nordic skiing in Fernie, BC

First-time skier or veteran, find fun and fitness here!

  • Apr 27, 2020
Nordic skiing in Fernie, BC
The Fernie City Hall stands proud in the summer sun. File Photo

Fernie hires new bylaw officer

Tom Kramer joined the City of Fernie to help ensure COVID-19 health directives are being followed

The Fernie City Hall stands proud in the summer sun. File Photo
The City of Fernie is continuing their operations, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Paige Mueller/The Free Press

Funding denied for new community centre in Fernie

The City of Fernie was unsuccessful in applications for funding for the proposed community centre

The City of Fernie is continuing their operations, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Paige Mueller/The Free Press
The City of Fernie is working to support residents and businesses during these hard times. Paige Mueller/The Free Press

City of Fernie responds to COVID-19 pandemic

The city has taken several steps to support residents and business owners at this time

The City of Fernie is working to support residents and businesses during these hard times. Paige Mueller/The Free Press
The City of Fernie has released the results to their annual satisfaction survey. Paige Mueller/The Free Press

City releases 2020 satisfaction survey results

The survey proves that the majority of respondents think Fernie is pretty good place to live

The City of Fernie has released the results to their annual satisfaction survey. Paige Mueller/The Free Press
A shot of Fernie’s homes, taken from above. File photo

City of Fernie receives $770,000 grant for community projects

UBCM’s funding will assist with a Housing Needs Assessment and the Mountainview Dike Upgrade

A shot of Fernie’s homes, taken from above. File photo