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Chamber getting funds for two student workers

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce has been approved to receive funding for two summer students to work within the Visitor Centre(s) through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. The chamber operates two visitor centres within the City of Fernie (Highway 3 … > Read More

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Summer Socials seeks funding from Fernie businesses

The Summer Socials Committee, represented by business owners, Fernie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Fernie was initiated in the spring of 2011. A number of interested business people decided that in order to raise the profile of the … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following are highlights noting what occurred during the City of Fernie council’s regular meeting March 24. 1. PERMITS, LICENCES & AGREEMENTS 1.1 Development Variance Permit No. DVP-344 for 1191-3rd Avenue. The permit which was issued following the public hearing … > Read More

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Mining Week tour schedule released

Mining Week this year is Sunday, May 11 to Saturday, May 17. During this period, Teck will once again be offering mine tours at each operation in partnership with the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce. Here is the schedule: May 12 … > Read More

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Patio applications now being taken

Last year we witnessed the first of the Fernie curbside patios. Having been involved with the City Beautification Committee and the Summer Social Committees it is evident that there is a need for additional outside seating and an area where … > Read More

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$1,000 prize waiting to be claimed

A lucky someone out there is sitting on $1,000 and they may not know it. That someone would have attended the Griz Days celebrations in Fernie Feb. 28-March 2 and purchased a Griz Pin for a shot at winning a … > Read More

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Griz Days 2014 a bit more extreme than usual

Cold. What cold? The annual Griz Days celebrations in Fernie last weekend (Feb. 29-March 2) came with a few extra layers. Or in the case of the men’s Extreme Griz winner, listed as ‘Top-O,’ none at all. Festival participants and … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a re-cap of what transpired during the Dec. 16 City of Fernie Council meeting. 1 DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMITS, LICENCE & AGREEMENTSS 1.1 Development Variance Permit No. DVP-342 for #2 Elkview Drive was issued to Bruno Barbir and … > Read More

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Highways bottom line must be safety

Mayor’s update December 2013 By City of Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano For several years I’ve heard complaints regarding lack of winter highways maintenance. Most recently I was told of constant icy roads from Elkford to Fernie and Cranbrook. Apparently, morning … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Seeking clarification on future of Agricultural Land Reserve Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Dec. 6 agreed to have a letter sent to the Premier, Minister of Agriculture and Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett, Minister responsible for … > Read More

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