Steven Thomson enjoys the challenges and diversity of his career, even sitting in the office, as he is here
West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Energy, Environment, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Steven Thomson: Meet this maverick engineer

9dot Engineering Inc., based in Nelson, B.C., has talented innovators such as CEO Steven Thomson

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Owner Murray Floyd at the company's new state-of-the-art bottling facility.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Retail, Small Business

Trio of award-winning companies continues to expand

One of the most dynamic and fast-growing businesses in the Kootenays is owned and operated by Cranbrook’s Murray Floyd and his wife, Sherri.

Tristen Chernove.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business Don’t miss the 2nd Annual 40 Under 40 Luncheon

Our 40 under 40 luncheon is a salute to the Kootenay's rising stars of business, our shining young entrepreneurs.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - March 17 issue

Kootenay Business is pleased to present a weekly snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

A young, brown haired woman.
East Kootenay, Invermere, Health & Wellness, Retail, 40 Under 40

Kari Asselin found her niche in the “green” beauty world

OM Organics Boutique Apothecary is a successful Invermere-based business that is run by nature lover Kari Asselin.

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Kari Loftsgard.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Health & Wellness, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Kari Loftsgard: physiotherapist

Kari Loftsgard relieves pain and affliction from the active Kimberley community at Creekside Physiotherapy

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Students in the Selkirk College Ski Operations & Management Program.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education Selkirk College SROAMies dive into the backcountry

First-year SROAM students had the opportunity to visit Selkirk Snowcat Skiing to complete their Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 course.

Justin Storm became general manager of J.H. Huscroft Ltd. in 2013, at the age of 30.
East Kootenay, Creston, Forestry, 40 Under 40

Justin Storm, Creston’s dedicated lumberman

Justin Storm appreciates the collaboration among Creston’s businesses and community agencies, supporting the local economy.

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Tyler Beckley owns and operates the Three BVars Guest & Cattle Ranch near Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism, 40 Under 40

Tyler Beckley, cowboy businessman

The owner of Three Bars Guest & Cattle Ranch thrives on guiding his guests through exciting new experiences.

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A young man and woman on snowmobiles in the mountains.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Tourism, 40 Under 40

Enjoying the ride

Like any outdoor sport, there’s a lot to learn about snowmobiling in the backcountry—and that’s where Andy and Shantelle Weir come in.

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Diane Bull with her husband Steve.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Retail, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Diane Bull: The stylish trendsetter

Diane Bull has taken Revelstoke, B.C.’s Style Trend Clothiers to exciting new heights thanks to her creative thinking and marketing

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Kris Koop of Blue Barn Pet & Hobby Farm supports the health and welfare of animals.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Animal Care, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Kris Koop, Castlegar’s critter champion

Lifelong animal lover Kris Koop, owner of Blue Barn Pet & Hobby Farm, provides care for pets through his products and services.

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A young couple in the outdoors.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Cranbrook’s Corduroy Life

Aaron and Sharon Shuttleworth are the owners of Corduroy Life, an independant sales agency that celebrates the outdoor lifestyle.

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Jocelyn Brunner stands in front of her Invermere store, Summit Footwear & Fashion.
East Kootenay, Invermere, Retail, 40 Under 40

Jocelyn Brunner: A creative and strategic shop owner

Jocelyn Brunner offers something for everyone—without sacrificing quality, comfort and design—at her store, Summit Footwear & Fashion.

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Autumn Grossutti has brought together a collection of gifts and personal items for all ages at Betty’z Edje Boutique.
West Kootenay, Nakusp, 40 Under 40

Autumn Grossutti: Bold is best

The owner of Betty’z Edje in Nakusp showcases gift items made in the Kootenays and beyond

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Sarina Beran, owner of Remedy's Rx in Sparwood, B.C., balances her work with her enjoyment of outdoor activity
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Health & Wellness, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Sarina Beran’s remedy works

Sarina Beran of Sparwood, B.C., loves the independence that comes with entrepreneurship.

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A young man sitting on a trials motorcycle.
West Kootenay, Golden, Entertainment and Hospitality, 40 Under 40

The business of backflipping a motorcycle

Professional motorcycle trials rider Sam King is the owner of Ride The Vibe in Golden, a unique business based on the lifestyle of action sports athletes.

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Grady Pasiechnyk owns and operates two Wine Works shops in Kimberley and Cranbrook.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Kimberley, 40 Under 40

Grady Pasiechnyk: Back to his Kootenay roots

At two Wine Works locations, owner Grady Pasiechnyk takes great pleasure in helping customers create their own delicious wines

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A head shot of Fraser Blyth.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Fraser Blyth: Designing memorable places

Fraser Blyth of Selkirk Planning & Design helps mountain communities maintain and enhance their sense of place

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Charlotte Ferreux
West Kootenay, Castlegar, 40 Under 40

Charlotte Ferreux: Coach and founder

Charlotte Ferreux is a Certified High Performance Coach and founder of Thrive Consulting

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