Logging truck
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Forestry

National Forest Week highlights the sustainable management of B.C.’s forests

Learn more about the importance of forests to our history, our communities and our economy during National Forest Week

TTheory of a Deadman, a Canadian rock band from Delta, B.C., had Key City Theatre energized during a July 2015 concert.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality

Bringing joy to the community

Key City Theatre celebrates 25 years and looks forward to a sparkling future

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David Walls, President and Chief Executive Officer of the College of the Rockies.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education College of the Rockies President David Walls signs contract extension

During his tenure, Walls has led College of the Rockies through a host of significant milestones including a celebration of the College’s fortieth anniversary

Smart, hardworking and ambitious are words that describe Jaime Dekkers, the new owner/operator of Cranbrook Bookkeeping
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Financial, Small Business

Cranbrook Bookkeeping: the next generation

Young Jaime Dekkers is the new owner/operator of Cranbrook Bookkeeping.

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Image rendering of the Tamarack Centre
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Retail

The more things change, the more they stay the same

Cranbrook’s Tamarack Centre has been the regional retail hub for the past 40 years

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Terry Van Horn of LCIC and Brian Fry of i4C Innovation lead the Metal Tech Alley marketing strategy.
West Kootenay, Trail, Technology

Trail, B.C. leads industry change

A beautiful area in southeastern British Columbia is becoming a local nexus for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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Caleb Willems owns and operates East Kootenay Outdoor Specialist in Cranbrook, B.C.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Environment, Small Business

East Kootenay Outdoor Specialist keeps it simple

Caleb Willems’s goal for his clients is “more garden, less gardening.”

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Brandon Bolen, P.Eng., is a structural engineer who recently opened Bolen Engineering in Cranbrook, B.C.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Retail

Bolen Engineering

Brandon Bolen, professional engineer, is a natural problem solver.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 15 issue

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

Darrel Fry is a third-generation Rosslander who is on a mission to disrupt climate change.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Trail, Environment, Small Business, Technology, Kootenay Influencers

Replacing petro-plastic

Breakthrough technology from Advanced BioCarbon 3D of Rossland will create biodegradable, high performance, good-for-the-earth plastic.

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Creston Hotel
East Kootenay, Creston, Cuisine, Small Business

Jimmy’s Pub in the Creston Hotel: Where everybody knows your name

Creston Hotel and Jimmy’s Pub have undergone a radical modernization transformation

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A water bomber is flying over Moyie Lake with the sun filtered by smoke.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Forestry

Historic B.C. wildfire season

The unprecedented wildfire season in B.C. will affect the forest industry

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Robert Baker, manager of the Trail airport, looks forward to completion of a brand new terminal building and an upgraded runway.
West Kootenay, Trail, Technology, Tourism, Transportation

Trail airport transformed

Improvements at the Trail Regional Airport include a striking new terminal, improved safety, expanded parking and care for the environment.

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Jeff and Stephanie Bowes took full ownership of Canadian Timberframes Ltd. in Golden, B.C., on January 1, 2017.
West Kootenay, Golden, Forestry, Kootenay Influencers

Top of the timberframe game

Canadian Timberframes Ltd., of Golden, B.C., is winning building contracts in some of the most prestigious areas in North America.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 8 issue

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

Audry Durham is the executive director of the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce, additionally supporting the communities of Rossland, Fruitvale, Montrose and Warfield.
West Kootenay, Trail, Small Business

Trail chamber update, 2017

The change that the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce wants to see in the local business community is, simply, more business.

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(L to R) Kent Donaldson is president and chief beer officer and Mark Nagao is his business partner at Whitetooth Brewing Company.
West Kootenay, Golden, Cuisine, Small Business

Belgium + West Coast + beer = Whitetooth Brewing Company

From home-brewing on a kitchen stove to Golden’s go-to brewery, Kent Donaldson is living the dream at Whitetooth Brewing Company

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West Kootenay, Golden, Developments, Tourism

Looking to Golden’s future

Infrastructure, infill growth and community connectivity are high on the agenda for the Town of Golden.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 1 issue

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