Gearhub products outside at a sidewalk sale.

Buy it, sell it, tune it or rent it at Gearhub in Fernie

A passion for outdoor activities inspired Mark Hall and Jonathan Levesque to establish Fernie's Gearhub sports store.

receiving the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce  2014 Not For Profit award.
Thrift shop recycles $63,000 in donations to Elk Valley

The award winning Elk Valley Thrift Shop gives back to the community by means of its recycle, re-use, repurpose policy

by Trina Ayling
The colourful surroundings at Pinnacle. What you don't see: a pile of paper.
Can accountants go green?

Going green means going paperless for the team at Pinnacle PAC in Castlegar.

by Nowell Berg
Tammy Verigin-Burk
An energetic champion of Castlegar

Meet Tammy Verigin-Burk, executive director of the Castlegar and District Chamber of Commerce.

by Nowell Berg
Marilyn and Martin Brock own the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise in Fernie.
Sweet success for Fernie’s Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Martin and Marilyn Brock pick up the 2014 Fernie Chamber of Commerce award for outstanding customer service.

by Trina Ayling
Steve Macdonald, co-owner, Train Hard, Live Easy.
Fitness for real life

It began as one man’s four-week commitment to help people get fit. Today it’s a unique, no-frills gym with a wait list of clients seeking total fitness.

by Trina Ayling
Tips for conference attendees

How conference attendees can bring value back to their organizations

by Virginia Rasch
Ute Juras is the mayor of Canal Flats, B.C.
Canal Flats re-elected Mayor Ute Juras

Ute Juras is beginning her second term as mayor of Canal Flats, B.C., with a positive attitude and a clear direction.

Randy Kappes is the mayor of Midway, B.C.
A third term for Midway’s mayor

Randy Kappes has taken on the position of mayor of Midway, B.C., for a third consecutive term.

WASA Hardware & Building Centre is located on the corner of Highway 93/95 at the Wasa Lake Park Drive north exit.
Building trust at Wasa Hardware and Building Centre

Running a hardware store in a small lakeside community is not just business as usual for Steve Wilson.

by Nowell Berg
Frank Konrad, mayor of Grand Forks, B.C.
A fresh perspective for Grand Forks

To Frank Konrad, the new mayor of Grand Forks, B.C., it’s important to consider the community’s long-term wellbeing.