Fernie

Fernie, B.C., is surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains.

Fernie, B.C., is surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains. — Dan Williams photo

Fernie's historic City Hall

Fernie: Who’s who in business

Fernie’s predominant claim to fame is as a spectacular winter sports destination, though coal mining is still an important component of the city’s economy.

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Owners of Fernie Distillers standing in their distillery room.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Health & Wellness

Kootenay distilleries are doing their part to help us in the COVID-19 pandemic

Four Kootenay distilleries are turning an alcoholic byproduct into a critically short commodity: Hand sanitizer for FREE!

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Group of women attending conference.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Education, Financial

Empowering female entrepreneurs: Teck offers grant to attend Vancouver E-Series conference

The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) E-Series is three-day conference held from May 13 - 15 in Vancouver

by Julie Matchett
Outside of the New Pioneer Lodge.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Fernie, West Kootenay, Nelson

Housing projects create affordable homes for Kootenay-area residents

Local housing projects in the Kootenay region are helping to alleviate the lack of affordable housing in the area

by Julie Matchett
Stacey Goldade, owner of Sparrow Hair in Fernie.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie, Environment, Small Business

Salute to an environmentally sustainable salon in Fernie

Sparrow Hair in Fernie joins forces with Green Circle Salons, a North American-wide recycling and sustainability program that aims to reduce salon waste

by Julie Matchett
Jillian Rutherford and Andrew Hayden, owners of Fernie Distillers, won Entrepreneurs of the Year.
East Kootenay, Fernie

Fernie Chamber awards Entrepreneur of the Year to a beary-friendly business

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce handed out 13 awards at its annual Business Awards gala

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Inside of tiny home.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Snow Valley Lodging’s tiny home hotel in Fernie is a first in Canada

Snow Valley Lodging in Fernie celebrated the grand opening of its tiny home concept on October 8

WIth a big smile, Karey Pion is mixing a tub of ingredients.
At Work, East Kootenay, Fernie

The best soaps, the best life

With a thriving family and a thriving business, Karey Pion provides Soco Soaps to more than 40 markets in Canada, including hometown Fernie

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Fernie Brewing Company occupies an attractive, two-storey purpose-built facility at 26 Manitou Road in Fernie, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fernie

Small craft brewery, big Fernie impact

Fernie Brewing Company is loved for its Cheers to Charity initiative, its economic support of the community through employment and, of course, its brews.

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