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The sign out the front of the old Lutheran Church in Fernie is now used to spread laughter. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Fernie Mountain Sanctuary gives converted church a new lease on life

Fernie’s old Lutheran Church is now half a short-term rental and half a home

 

The Trites-Leroux mansion in Fernie has been undergoing works for the last few years to bring it up to code. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Trites-Leroux project has density lowered

The agreement for the revitalization of the property now allows for four units in the building, instead of six

 

A conceptual image of a multi-family housing development envisioned by Abugov Kaspar Architects to go on a lot in Castle Mountain in Fernie. (Image courtesy of City of Fernie)

Developer withdraws zoning change application in Fernie

Plans to develop more affordable housing in the Castle Mountain neighbourhood appear to be on ice

 

A conceptual image of a multi-family housing development envisioned by Abugov Kaspar Architects to go on a lot in Castle Mountain in Fernie. (Image courtesy of City of Fernie)

City defers zoning decision

A zoning change would permit a development with 15 percent rental tenure residences in Castle Mountain

A conceptual image of a multi-family housing development envisioned by Abugov Kaspar Architects to go on a lot in Castle Mountain in Fernie. (Image courtesy of City of Fernie)
The Trites-Leroux mansion in Fernie has been undergoing works for the last few years to bring it up to code. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Works to go ahead on Trites-Leroux

The three local owners have said that they hoped to have the mansion restored by next year

The Trites-Leroux mansion in Fernie has been undergoing works for the last few years to bring it up to code. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
The Royal Hotel was purchased in 2019 in the hopes of being renovated. (Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press)

Residents of The Royal allege illegitimate eviction

The notice to end tenancy threatens homelessness upon the building’s older residents

The Royal Hotel was purchased in 2019 in the hopes of being renovated. (Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press)
Historic mansion’s future under a cloud as City falters at final hurdle on agreement with owners

Historic mansion’s future under a cloud as City falters at final hurdle on agreement with owners

The mansion needs expensive work to repair its roof, but its owners say they wont do that unless they have an agreement with the city

Historic mansion’s future under a cloud as City falters at final hurdle on agreement with owners
This photo shows a wetland area near Cokato Road and Montane Parkway. Photo Submitted

City of Fernie starts legal prosecution against Montane Developments Ltd.

The city has stated that the development company failed to obtain required work permits

This photo shows a wetland area near Cokato Road and Montane Parkway. Photo Submitted
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Moving from music to marketing in the Okanagan

  • Sep 24, 2018
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner