Tag Archives: The Elk Valley

Fernie On Instagram – Private Art Lessons

I get a little nervous before I do something I haven’t done before. Even when it involves teaching a 5 year old! You just don’t know what to expect. But I was pleasantly surprised during my first private art lesson how keen my little student was. He wasn’t even phased by my kids plan for watching tv. He tried so hard to understand some fairly complex ideas and we are both looking forward to the next lesson. This makes me so happy! I took a little page from my husband’s book on teaching kids how to mountain bike – show them how to bike by biking with them and making it fun.

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Big Little Lions At Fernie Distillers

 

Big Little Lions at Fernie Distillers on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 8 PM – 11 PM. $20 for some wicked live music in a cool venue.

Bear Activity Blog

Grizzly Bear in Fernie - Bear Aware

Looking for updated wildlife information? Wildsafe BC is doing a lot to keep the valley informed. Check out their programs and updates here: http://wildsafebcelkvalley.com/

Want To Say Something About Private Managed Forest Land?

I’m not sure what this will do but they’re reviewing the program now so here’s a place to let them know what you think of logging the Fernie landscape:

https://engage.gov.bc.ca

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Fernie Secondary School – Wanted: Garden Supplies

Garden Help for Fernie Secondary School

Fernie On Instagram : Fernie Summer Art Camp With The Abstract Lion

2021, It Is Said

“Kootenay-East MLA Tom Shypitka claims that a full replacement for Fernie’s elementary school should be coming in just a couple of years.

Shypitka wrote in a Facebook post that he spoke to Education Minister Rob Fleming in the B.C. Legislature this week about schooling in the East Kootenay….” Read more here.

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This is huge news for Fernie. A new school for École Isabella Dicken Elementary School is long over due, with our booming and vibrant community. There are so many portables out back and kindergarten classes don’t seem to be getting smaller.