Elkford

Elkford has majestic wilderness on all sides.

Elkford has majestic wilderness on all sides. — Kirsten Armleder photo

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Elkford welcomes tourism and business alike.

Elkford: Who’s who in business

Elkford’s slogan is “Wild at heart,” and the beautiful Rocky Mountain outdoors figure largely in both employment and recreation for the town’s residents.

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Elkford Chamber of Commerce

The Elkford Chamber of Commerce is an important part of the local business community.

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A herd of big-horn sheep are running across a road.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Environment, Transportation

Here’s a wild idea: Grab your phone and report wildlife

Road Watch BC is recruiting citizen scientists to gather data that will reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions

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Katherine Russell is a world traveler and glass artist who lives in Elkford, B.C.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Fernie, Small Business, Tourism

Art meets lifestyle in Elkford

Glass artist Katherine Russell chose to settle in Elkford because it offers the wilderness recreation she loves.

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Elkford, B.C., is a thriving village in the Rocky Mountains of southeastern British Columbia
East Kootenay, Elkford, Small Business

Elkford chamber update, 2017

Community support, inclusion and economic development are the ongoing focus of the Elkford Chamber of Commerce.

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A young man and woman in the backcountry.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Small Business, Tourism

An Elk Valley snowmobiler with an eye for detail

Callan Senyk is capturing the Elk Valley’s snowmobiling scene with his new business, Throttle Ops Photography

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Group of people sitting at tables, watching a presentation on a screen at the front of the room.
Kootenay BizBlog, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

Who’s who of Elk Valley business and industry turn out for Economic Initiatives Conference

The conference offered an ideal venue for discussing current and future economic opportunities and initiatives throughout the Elk Valley.

Dean McKerracher, mayor of Elkford, offers congratulations to RDEK CAO Lee-Ann Crane, on her retirement after 37 years with the organization.
Canal Flats, Cranbrook, Elkford, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Radium Hot Springs, Sparwood

Crane takes a bow

Cranbrook’s Lee-Ann Crane had a 37-year career with the RDEK, working for the betterment of this community.

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The Elk Valley Economic Initiative (EVEI) has announced that it is hosting its first economic development conference June 16 to 18 in Fernie, BC.
Kootenay BizBlog, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Developments, Financial, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

BC communities hosting conference to attract entrepreneurs to the Elk Valley

The Elk Valley provides a diverse economy built around outdoor recreation and adventure tourism, forestry and metallurgical coal mining.

Greg and Janny of Cranbrook Search and Rescue were on hand to accept their cash award.
Kootenay BizBlog, Cranbrook, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Financial

Over $7,000 awarded to community groups at EKC’s AGM

Members and guests joined East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC) for the financial institution’s Annual General Meeting April 22 at the Heritage Inn.

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