Tim Popowich is the passionate power behind Fernie Copper Works Inc., a new business in Fernie, B.C.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie, Small Business

A passion for copper

Tim Popowich loves copper, his chosen craft medium, for its functionality and beauty.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - January 12th issue

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

Angela White is the office manager for Fairmont Creek Vacation Rentals in Fairmont Hot Springs, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fairmont Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism, Top 10 Business People

Angela White

Fairmont Creek Vacation Rentals has a treasure in its office manager, Angela White.

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Brandi O'Neill (L), owner, and one of her staff stand next to a tall shelf of books.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business

A boutique bookstore

Paper and Cup is a new bookstore and café in Kimberley, B.C.

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Suzanne Thompson stands in Kootenay Therapy Center.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Health & Wellness, Top 10 Business People

Suzanne Thompson

Suzanne Thompson is a 30-year physiotherapy veteran, owner of Kootenay Therapy Center and a 2018 Top 10 Business Person

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A view of The Springs golf course in Radium Hot Springs, B.C.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality True Key Hotels & Resorts enters Management Agreement with Radium Golf Group

True Key Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce a new agreement with Radium Golf Group for the management of the Radium and Springs Golf courses.

Andrew Hayden and Jillian Rutherford stand together in their distillery.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business

Local Spirit. Distilled.

Fernie Distillers is the first licensed craft distillery in Fernie, B.C.

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Rob Jay and Terra Park own and operate Terra Firma Farms in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Agriculture, Retail, Small Business, Top 10 Business People

Terra Park and Rob Jay

Terra Park and Rob Jay are intimately connected to the people of Revelstoke—their organic farm provides food for the community.

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Barry Benson, a Realtor in the Columbia Valley, is based in Canal Flats.
East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Kootenay Influencers

Empowering Canal Flats

Leaders in Canal Flats are developing plans for strategic economic growth in the community.

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Mike McPhee on a mountain
East Kootenay, Fernie, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism, Top 10 Business People

Mike McPhee

The director of sales and marketing at Island Lake Lodge, Mike McPhee, has taken the business to mountainous new heights thanks to his creative ingenuity

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William Trowell, shown here with his wife and son, is the owner of Selkirk Security Services Ltd., in Trail, B.C.
West Kootenay, Trail, Retail, Small Business, Top 10 Business People

William Trowell

Thirty years of experience and knowledge in the security industry have placed William Trowell at the top of his game.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - January 5th issue

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

Left to right: Ben Marken (Selkirk College), Blair Weston (FortisBC), Roger Austin (Austin Engineering), Darren McElhinney (FortisBC), Mary Austin (Austin Engineering) and Jason Taylor (Selkirk College)
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Energy, Technology

3-D printing innovation in engineering

Selkirk College and Austin Engineering worked together to create a 3-D printed model of the proposed Corra Linn dam upgrades for FortisBC.

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East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Health & Wellness, Top 10 Business People

Allissa Keane

The owner of Fruition Wellness, Allissa Keane, is healing East Kootenay residents via acupuncture

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Jimmy Bundschuh, owner of the Savoy Hotel in Nelson, B.C.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism, Kootenay Influencers

Bundschuh sets the stage

Jimmy Bundschuh is most comfortable working behind the scenes, but recognizes that the scope of his business has made him a regional influencer.

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Tristen Chernove stands in the Kootenay Rockies International Airport
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Tourism, Transportation

Calgary to Cranbrook in a convenient package

WestJet Link is a new service that offers inexpensive and more frequent flights from Calgary to Cranbrook

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Dr. Rebecca Kolbenson took over the Golden Optometric Clinic in Golden, B.C., in 2013.
West Kootenay, Golden, Health & Wellness, Top 10 Business People

Dr. Rebecca Kolbenson

The Golden Optometric clinic received the 2017 Professional Service Excellence Award from the Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce.

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Barry Marsh stands in his store, Bears Furniture and Appliances.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Nelson, Retail, Small Business

From Sears to Bears

Sears in Nelson, B.C., is undergoing a transformation to Bears Furniture and Appliances thanks to owner Barry Marsh

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East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Kootenay Business’ 10 most-read stories of 2017

There were more than 319,000 pageviews on the Kootenay Business website in 2017.