A Long Walk Home to Fernie

The phone rang mid-morning a couple days ago. It was Sean Staplin. “Hey.” “Hey yourself. Where are you?” “Just about […]

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Say It Ain’t So Joe

The bombs broke my sleep. Looking out the window, snow, heavy snow, fell in the morning half-light. The metal barn […]

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A Monster Whimper

The Monster Enemy Lines became a waiting game with the rain and the disintegration of the snow pack in the […]

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The Broad Stokes of Choice

In broad strokes, philosophy falls into two schools. The belief that essence precedes existence. Or opposite belief, that existence precedes […]

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December First

It was raining. It was opening day at Fernie Alpine Resort. A ski area. And it was raining. I grew […]

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Winter Shows Her Hand

The days were cool. And then chill. Now they are downright cold. The nights turn bitter after dark. Winter. The […]

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This Morning

Well before dawn, I stood at my window with a new winter reflected in the streetlights. As I stood, cradling […]

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F##k, Winter’s Here

October Second Early this afternoon, I drove up to Alpine Trails. When I left at maybe four or four thirty, […]

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Fernie Network Blogs

Locals Report
Locals Report

A locals update on snow, trails, powder and more.

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Fernie Bike Events
Fernie Bike Events

Fernie's destination biking events organized locally.

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Mary Giuliano
Mary Giuliano

Mary writes about the town she has loved since moving here in May of 1953.

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Fernie Alpine Resort
Fernie Alpine Resort

Fernie Alpine Resort offers world-class winter and summer activities.

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Backcountry Powder
Backcountry Powder

Fernie's backcountry is where the powder lasts for weeks whether you're touring or riding!

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Elk River Alliance
Elk River Alliance

A community-based water group protecting the Elk River watershed.

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Wildsight
Wildsight

Working to protect wildlife, water and wild spaces.

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Fernie Chamber
Fernie Chamber

A service organization dedicated to enhancing the economic future of Fernie and the quality of life.

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Council Connection
Council Connection

Fernie Council Meeting updates and news is available here in the latest edition of Council Connection.

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Regional District of East Kootenay
Regional District of East Kootenay

Local rural area government dedicated to providing quality service to residents and property owners.

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Off Camber in Fernie
Off Camber in Fernie

Keith Liggett follows the goings and comings in Fernie—in town and on the hill—but not in the normal fall line.

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Fernie Ski & Board Fim Fest
Fernie Ski & Board Fim Fest

Hundreds of skiers and boarders celebrate the coming season with the seasons top ski and board films.

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Fernie Ghostriders
Fernie Ghostriders

Fernie's Junior B Hockey Club, a proud member of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

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Fernie Whitewater Park
Fernie Whitewater Park

The Fernie Whitewater Park Society is working towards building a surf wave in the City of Fernie.

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