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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Welcome to Fernie sign.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business

Nominate a deserving Fernie business for this year’s Business Excellence Awards

Nominations for the 2020 Fernie Business Excellence Awards are open until September 7

by Julie Matchett
Ground Floor Co-Working space showing stairs and upstairs offices.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Golden, Fernie, Invermere, West Kootenay, Nelson, Revelstoke, Small Business, Technology

Seven Kootenay co-working spaces (and one on the horizon) offer community and creative collaboration

They’re a growing trend across the Kootenays—check out this list of the region’s co-working spaces.

by Julie Matchett
Downtown Fernie with mountains in the background.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Real Estate, Retail

Shop Local in Fernie

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that you can support in Fernie

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Coraley Letcher and Dave Thomson smile next to each other.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Small Business

How construction companies are continuing amidst COVID

Coraley Letcher, co-owner and manager of 5 Gen Construction in Fernie, B.C., explains how COVID-19 has impacted operations

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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
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