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Sacha and Tyler from Cutter Ranch located in Fort Steele, in the East Kootenay, raise heritage pork, pasture chicken and beef.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Education

New program helps agriculture grow

Services include expert advice on topics such as irrigation, pest control, production, water, soil, climate change and research.

Members of the SMARTS project team at Selkirk College’s Applied Research & Innovation Centre in Castlegar.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Technology

Selkirk College partners with local businesses to enhance innovation

The goal of this project was to promote the development, adaptation and/or adoption of technologies and integrate them into business models.

A timber frame pavillion that was installed earlier this year at Idlewild Park by College Carpentry students.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

College partners in three community projects

College of the Rockies Timber Frame and Carpentry students have been involved in a number of community-based projects over the past several months.

Castlegar’s Crumbs Bakery Café is one of the businesses that benefited last year from Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program. Left to right: Susanne Thomas (owner) and Cameran Millar (student).
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial, Small Business

Apply for a wage subsidy: Hire a student

The program provides a wage subsidy to help employers provide part-time employment to full-time high school and post-secondary students.

College of the Rockies offers truck driver courses with the perfect classroom setting in the Rockies.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Transportation

Summer road safety: Safe driving tips for truck drivers

College of the Rockies haul truck driving instructor shares his pet peeves on the road and tips for safe driving.

by Jillian Clark
Metal Fabricator Foundation Program student Daniel Secor works on a year-end project in the new welding shop at Nelson’s Silver King Campus.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education

Students Spark New Era at Selkirk College’s Silver King Campus

The first group of students to test out the future of the Silver King Campus got busy in the freshly completed welding shop.

College of the Rockies’ Mind Over Metal Camp participants.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Technology

College hosts Mind Over Metal Camp

From July 10 to 14, eighteen youth aged 12 to 14 took part in a Mind Over Metal camp at College of the Rockies.

Selkirk College Ceramics Studio students Sierra Kelly (right) and Marita Manson (middle) chat with an Amazing Race Canada producer prior to the contestants coming through Kootenay Studio Arts.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality

Selkirk College featured in Amazing Race Canada

Selkirk College’s Kootenay Studio Arts (KSA) was one of the featured stops for the popular reality television show.

Strategic Doing 301 is being offered in partnership with Agile Strategy Lab
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education

Selkirk College hosts strategic Doing Training

Selkirk College is partnering with Purdue University’s Agile Strategy Lab to offer a three-day training course that helps people lead complex collaborations.

Cole Hoodicoff, from Castlegar, one of three recipients of the Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial

Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship recipients announced

First time scholarship awards three students around the Basin.

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