New Destination BC CEO Marsha Walden addresses the Kootenay Rockies Tourism Industry Conference

Destination BC’s new CEO wants a fresh focus for tourism

Marsha Walden spoke at the recent Kootenay Rockies Tourism Industry Conference held at Invermere’s Copperpoint Resort.

20th anniversary logo for Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. Balancing risks

Eagle Plains Resources is succeeding in its industry while many other junior resource exploration companies fail.

Melissa Hambalek, owner of Initial Designs Custom Embroidery in Cranbrook, B.C. Custom-stitched ID

Initial Designs Custom Embroidery provides more than decoration—its custom logos identify and represent its clients.

A dog sled from Revelstoke Dogsled Adventures leads guests through wonderful scenery along a snowy trail. Dogsledding: a winter getaway

Musher Eric Marsden of Revelstoke Dogsled Adventures is passionate about his sport, his animals and about showing guests an experience in the Kootenays.

Dustin Willoughby, owner-operator of Fisher Peak Renovations & Construction, Cranbrook, B.C. Renovation dedication

Dustin Willoughby and his company, Fisher Peak Renovations & Construction, are enthusiastic home improvement experts.

Stuart Ady is the owner of the award-winning business Ernie's Used Auto Parts in Castlegar, B.C. A tradition of quality used auto parts

Ernie’s Used Auto Parts in Castlegar, B.C., stays on the forefront of conscientious vehicle recycling.

The new Avalanche Canada logo. Avalanche safety in Canada rebranded

Canada’s national public avalanche safety organization, based in Revelstoke, B.C., has announced a new name and logo.

Tracey Larson stands by a vintage truck bed that features a keg, brewing grains, and a can of beer by Mt. Begbie Brewing Co. Brewing Begbie beers

The Larsons made major career and location changes when they opened Mt. Begbie Brewing in Revelstoke, B.C., and now the company is thriving.

Todd Hebert, executive director of Blue Lake Centre Citizen science comes to the Kootenays

Blue Lake Centre’s new executive director, Todd Hebert, is incorporating citizen science into the centre’s education programs.

Cranbrook Golf Course Business or pleasure on the golf course?

Local professionals discuss the dos and don’ts of conducting business on the course, as well as the game itself.

by Kimberley Schoenberger
Judy Banfield, owner of Mountain Baby. Caring for Kootenay kids

This family-oriented entrepreneur is taking in the Kootenay lifestyle with unbridled enthusiasm.