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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Aerial view of Bingay Hill.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, Mining

Centremount Coal calls for public comment on proposed new mine in Elk Valley

Bingay Coal licences cover 1,157 hectares near the confluence of the Bingay Creek and Elk River.

A yellow Teck truck shovel in front of a large coal pile
East Kootenay, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Mining

45 years of coal mining leadership

Celebrating a milestone at Teck's Fording River Operations

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East Kootenay, Elkford, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Sparwood, West Kootenay

Call for the Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies in the Kootenays

Simply fill out this form and you could be recognized as one of the Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies in Kootenays.

Ashley Pederson is a farrier with clients throughout the East Kootenay region.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Invermere, Radium Hot Springs, Animal Care, Small Business

Ashley Pederson, farrier

Ashley Pederson is a horse/donkey/mule-loving farrier who works with equines throughout the East Kootenay.

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A home at night
East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, Real Estate

Is it worth owning a second property and renting it out?

Tammie Davy is the owner of Custom Real Estate Property Management in the Elk Valley and has some advice on how to invest in a second property

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Kurt Huebert’s carpentry companion is a Krüsimatic G1 CNC robot.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, West Kootenay, Golden, Forestry, Technology

Carpentry for robots

Kurt Huebert of HübertHaus Timberframes in Golden, B.C., has created a company based on hard work, ingenuity and a sophisticated million dollar robot

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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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