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Faces & Places: John Bergenske

The Conservation Director for Wildsight moved to the East Kootenay from Wisconsin, USA in 1969 with the late great mountaineer and conservationist Art Twomey in search of a wild place to live.

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Do and Learn in Wild Backyards

With patches of snow on the ground, it’s a day for jackets and hoods up to protect ears from the cold. It’s Wednesday, November 14, 2018, and a group of ninth graders is traipsing across an abandoned hay field outside Cranbrook with loppers and shovels in hand to oo and learn in wild backyards.

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Fernie’s Polar Peak Opens!

Regardless of how many days Polar Peak is open, I anxiously wait for those epic days of ripping multiple powder runs on its steep fall line terrain.

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Christmas Day

In my youth, Christmas arrived by train. With days in the 70’s (mid 20’s C), and the only sign of Christmas being the shop decorations, there was no snow heralding the season.

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Travel Safely on our Winter Roads

Remaining safe on our winter roads is a joint responsibility. Road maintenance is important however the driver is ultimately responsible for the safety of passengers and others.

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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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Project Heli
Project Heli

Grace set her goal to become the first physically disabled woman tandem sit skier to Heliski in Canada!

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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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