Wynnwood Cellars Estate Winery vineyard, above Duck Lake, in Sirdar, B.C.
Creston, Agriculture, Tourism Wine on the vine

Terroir, microclimate and serendipity combined to create success at Wynnwood Cellars Estate Winery in Sirdar, B.C.

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The storefront of the new Kootenay Market in Elkford.
Business Beat, Elkford, Retail Elkford’s Kootenay Market expands

Kootenay Market in Elkford, B.C., celebrated the grand opening of its new store on May 22, 2015.

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Picture of Tarralin D. Hanson, Notary Public.
Kootenay BizBlog, Cranbrook, Financial, Small Business New Notary Public opens doors in Cranbrook

Tarralin D. Hanson offers personalized client services with a community-focused approach.

Doug and Charlene Vance opened Canyon Street Furniture in Creston in March 2015
Business Beat, Creston, Retail, Small Business Furnishing Creston

Canyon Street Furniture is a bright new presence in downtown Creston, B.C.

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A photo of Pamela Rousson .
Kootenay Homes, Cranbrook, Financial, Real Estate What are closing costs and why are they so important?

Do not be blindsided by closing costs when purchasing a home—do your homework!

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Construction workers renovate Nelson's old CPR station
Nelson, Developments, Small Business Building and beautifying Nelson

Business leaders in Nelson are looking ahead to create further improvements to serve the city’s businesses.

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Picture of Petri Raito and Ryan Arnaud, of Rossland Brewing Company.
Kootenay BizBlog, Rossland, Cuisine, Small Business, Tourism Rossland brewing company wins 2015 Canadian Brewing awards gold medal

7 Summits Milk Stout wins gold at the 2015 Canadian Brewing Awards.

Tratech Mechanical Ltd. is a full service plumbing and HVAC provider in Creston, B.C.
Creston, Small Business Plumbing for satisfaction

Traven Huscroft took an unusual path to achieve a career in the trades and business ownership.

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Picture of pretty bride with blonde hair standing in a wheat field
Cranbrook, Education, Retail, Small Business Wedding planning made easy

The BetterBook phone book can be a valuable asset when it comes to planning a wedding.

The patio at BiBO restaurant in Nelson overlooks the work being done on Hall Street
Nelson, Developments, Small Business Growing pains in Nelson

Businesses on Hall Street in Nelson, B.C., are making the best of disrupted access caused by scheduled infrastructure work.

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Agathe Bernard training with her underwater camera
Kootenay Careers, Cranbrook, Revelstoke, Environment, Technology Agathe Bernard aims high with new scientific inquiry

Agetha Bernard is in the planning stages of a scientific expedition focusing on the growing problem of plastics proliferating throughout our Earth’s oceans

by James Rose
Downtown Fernie
Castlegar, Cranbrook, Fernie, Invermere, Kaslo, New Denver, Tourism A historical tour of the Kootenays

The history and culture of the Kootenays attract tourists from all over the globe. But have you seen the historical gems in your own hometown?

by Kerry Shellborn
Whatever your business, you need a professional bio to introduce yourself to potential customers.
Small Business Why you need a bio

A professional bio is one of the most used, most tweaked, and most powerful tools in your marketing toolkit.

by Coreen Boucher
Kyle Procter gets ready to board his 18-wheel Peterbilt 485 to resume working as a road marker  for LaFrentz Road Marking,  a division of Canadian Road Builders Inc.
Cranbrook, Transportation More trucks on the road equal a strong economy

Canada’s economy moves by truck

by Gerry Warner
A forest fire raging though a stand of trees.
Kootenay Homes, Cranbrook, Forestry, Real Estate How to protect your home from a forest fire

A few simple steps you can take to protect your home from wildfire.

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Alan Van Arden
You Can Do That Here How to succeed by making others look good

Want to build an app? Alan Van Arden is the man in the Kootenays turning app dreams into digital realities.

by Andrew Zwicker
Hall Street in Nelson, B.C., is open for business in spite of infrastructure work that is causing traffic detours.
Nelson, Developments, Tourism Stores to Shores in Nelson

Nelson’s Hall Street and waterfront will have a contemporary look and a vibrant new personality as a result of the Stores to Shores project.

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Christie Kennedy and Gina Medhurst received Influential Women in Business (East Kootenay) awards for 2015.
Cranbrook, Influential Women in Business The East Kootenay’s influential women of 2015

Kootenay Business magazine presented its fourth annual Influential Women in Business Awards (East Kootenay) on May 29.

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Rossland has recently completed a revitalization resulting in a beautiful downtown.
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