Fernie

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

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

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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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Ange Qualizza, mayor of Fernie
East Kootenay, Fernie

Ange Qualizza talks about priorities

“Economic development is about turning community visions into plans and implementing them to achieve goals.” — Ange Qualizza, mayor of Fernie

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Following a tour of the new dam, RDEK Electoral Area B Director Stan Doehle (right) congratulates project lead Brian De Paoli, RDEK Engineering Technician (left) on the substantial completion of the project.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments

Tie Lake Dam Project largely complete

Construction started this fall and included raising the height of the dam to allow for more freeboard, installation of seepage control and a new spillway

A picture of a tiny home with cedar siding.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Tourism

Fernie “Tiny Homes” development coming on stream

Hummingbird Micro Homes, also a Fernie-based company, constructed and supplied the units for the development.

Picture of newly-rebranded beer cans.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail

Fernie Brewing Co. Launches Fresh New Look

In this new world of craft beer, where trends change, categories evolve, and beer-styles take off, it was time for a fresh new look

(L to R) Chad, Rick and Leanne Jensen are partners in the New Dawn Group of Companies.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Developments, Real Estate

New Dawn Group: 40 years of building communities

Rick Jensen, founder of New Dawn Group of Companies, looks back at the company’s 40 years in construction and development.

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Photo of newly paved road in photo.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments

Regional District of East Kootenay and City of Fernie celebrate completion of West Fernie servicing

The completion of the largest construction project in the history of the Regional District of East Kootenay was officially celebrated in West Fernie today.

Coal Town shop interior with wooden handmade items and other merchandise
East Kootenay, Fernie, Retail, Small Business

A shop that makes Fernie proud

Coal Town Goods carries local and handmade merchandise to suit every taste.

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Hand Avenue, one of the many streets of West Fernie that was included in the RDEK’s servicing efforts.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments

Fernie’s west-side story

The Regional District of East Kootenay has completed its servicing upgrades in West Fernie, a project that has been in the making for four years.

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