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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Janice Alpine is the business development officer for the Kootenay Aboriginal Business Development Agency based in Cranbrook, B.C.
Cranbrook, Elkford, Invermere, Sparwood, Christina Lake, First Nations , Small Business Support for Aboriginal businesses

KABDA guides Aboriginal entrepreneurs through the stages of business from startup to expansion and succession.

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Corey Kortmeyer is the acting chief of the fire department in Elkford, B.C.
Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood Elkford’s movers and shakers

Here’s a sampling of the many Elkford citizens who are making a positive difference in Elkford and throughout the Elk Valley.

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Kaydia Wright is the manager of the Elkford Chamber of Commerce.
Elkford, Small Business Elkford chamber review

Kaydia Wright, a Toronto transplant, is the new manager of the Elkford Chamber of Commerce.

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Graphic for the 40 Under 40 Rising Stars of Business.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Creston, Elkford, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Radium Hot Springs, Sparwood, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Golden, Grand Forks, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Salmo, Trail, Retail, Small Business Call for nominations 40 Under 40—Rising Stars in Business

We invite your business to join in supporting and saluting these young business professionals (under 40) who deserve to be recognized.

The board of directors of the Regional District of East Kootenay is made up of representatives from eight municipalities and six electoral areas.
Canal Flats, Cranbrook, Elkford, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Radium Hot Springs, Sparwood RDEK at the half-century mark

Residents of rural B.C. have a voice in the administration of their areas, thanks to the province’s system of regional districts.

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A highway sign with an elk on it that is part of a wildlife detection system in the Elk Valley, B.C.
Elkford, Sparwood, Environment, Transportation Elk radar will keep humans and elk safer

A pilot project of a wildlife detection system in the Elk Valley, B.C., may save lives—both human and wild

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A scenic view of mountains.
Elkford, Developments, Energy Elkford identified as potential solar industry “hotspot”

National Resources Canada ranks thirteen Canadian towns as potential candidates for a solar facility.

Picture of the outside of Summit 107 FM, Cranbrook's new radio station.
Cranbrook, Elkford, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Sparwood, Developments Summit 107 Cranbrook’s new radio station gearing up for on-air debut

The Summit 107 hopes to be operational by the end of August or early September.

People milling around at the grand opening.
Elkford, Retail Elkford’s Kootenay Market expands

Kootenay Market in Elkford, B.C., celebrated the grand opening of its new store on May 22, 2015.

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mining site
Elkford, Mining Teck announces temporary shutdowns of Elk Valley Mines—staggered over summer

Shutdowns will be staggered over the summer months among the operations.

Mining truck
Elkford, Mining Greenhills wins Canadian mine safety award

Greenhills wins Canadian mine safety award at CIM 2015 Convention Gala.

workers standing in front of large SMS truck
Elkford, Education, Mining Project Heavy Duty returns to the Elk Valley

Students received Level I First Aid certification from COTR in April as part of this training.

Mine rescue competition
Elkford, Mining Mine rescue teams to compete in Elkford

The emergency responders will be on display on Saturday, May 9.

student practicing electrical wiring trade skill
Cranbrook, Elkford, Fernie College of the Rockies hosts trades event for grade 9 Students

The Cranbrook Campus saw students from Cranbrook, Jaffray, Fernie and Elkford.

Drilling activity on-site at Crown Mountain during the summer of 2014
Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Mining Positive economic update on Crown Mountain Coking Coal Project

The company has released an updated report on their junior venture-backed Crown Mountain project in the Elk Valley.

Teck's smelter at Trail, B.C.
Elkford, Sparwood, Trail, Mining Teck’s stock goes on wild ride on merger speculation

Teck Resources stock soared 11% on rumours of possible merger.

Fording River via Google Earth Map
Elkford, Mining Environmental assessment certificate application review of proposed Fording River Operations

Open House and Invitation to Comment on proposed extension to Teck's Swift Project.

Elkford, B.C., is situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains
Elkford, Mining, Tourism Elkford: Wild and shrewd

A remote location with excellent amenities and services makes Elkford, B.C., an appealing town in which to live, work and do business.

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(L to R) Cindy Gallinger, Sharon Strom, Hugh Moore, Sean Campbell and Corien Sieders represent the Elk Valley Economic Initiative.
Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Mining, Tourism Collaborative marketing in the Elk Valley

Fernie, Sparwood and Elkford have adopted a collaborative rather than competitive approach to marketing their communities.

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Dr. Alastair Nicoll, dentist, Elkford, B.C.
Elkford, Health & Wellness Big influencer from a small town

The small, remote town of Elkford, B.C., is the home of Dr. Alastair Nicoll, the next president of the Canadian Dental Association.

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water protect quality
Elkford, Sparwood, Mining Teck’s Elk Valley Water Quality Plan approved

An implementation plan sets out how the company plans to achieve targets in the short-term, medium-term and long-term.

Rocky Mountain Elementary School's gutted interior
Elkford, Developments School is in

Elkford’s Rocky Mountain Elementary School has been restored after being extensively damaged by smoke in early June.

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Teck's land purchase in British Columbia’s Elk Valley and Flathead River Valley for the purposes of conservation
Elkford, Sparwood, Environment Teck releases new East Kootenay land conservation YouTube video

Teck's land purchase in British Columbia’s Elk Valley and Flathead River Valley for the purposes of conservation.

Photo of Krista Mallory key speaker at Financial Bootcamp
Cranbrook, Elkford, Invermere, Small Business Stop ‘volunteering’ for your own business

Take a half-day Financial Bootcamp with ‘biz whiz’ Krista Mallory.

Financial Bootcamp for Small Business workshop poster
Cranbrook, Elkford, Invermere Get a handle on your small business financials

"Financial Bootcamp for Small Business” is a half-day, don’t miss workshop.

Christa Ford, a senior chemist at Teck Trail Operations, stands beside e-waste that will be recycled.
Elkford, Sparwood, Mining Teck recycles 44K tonnes of hazardous waste in 2013

A dramatic increase by Teck in hazardous waste recycling and a decline of greenhouse gas emissions

Teck worker kneeling in a creek taking samples
Elkford, Sparwood, Mining Teck recognized in two separate sustainability rankings

Teck was recognized as one of the top corporations in Canada for both corporate citizenship and social responsibility in two separate sustainability rankings.

(L to R): Tom Tobin, Branch Manager-Finning; Clayton Podrasky, Superintendent Mine Operations–Teck EVO; Tracey Valin, equipment operator–Teck EVO; Ernie Canlas, Acting General Manager–Teck EVO; and Bob Arnott, Account Manager-Finning
Elkford, Sparwood, Health & Wellness, Mining Teck jumps in to help Bulldoze Breast Cancer with PINK Cat

Teck is helping to raise awareness of breast cancer and its impact on the local community.

From the ground level, a bulldozer sits at Line Creek mine in the Elk Valley.
Elkford, Sparwood, Mining Discovering Teck

One writer sets out to learn and share about coal mining in the Elk Valley’s Line Creek operations with Teck Resources.

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Man wading in a stream
Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood Teck Coal offers public consultation on Elk Valley Water Quality Plan

The Elk Valley Water Quality Plan includes three phases of public consultation.

Sue Foraie, haul truck driver, at Fording River Operations, stands on the deck of a yellow haul truck.
Elkford, Sparwood, Mining Mining Week with Teck

Teck Coal is once again offering free mine tours in Sparwood and Elkford in southeastern B.C. in conjunction with Mining Week in May 2014.

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Mining dump truck at Green Hills
Elkford, Sparwood, Mining Mining week brings free tours to Teck’s Elk Valley Coal Operations

Get a close up look at Teck Coal's mining operations at any one of their tours during May's mining week.

A woman standing beside a black pickup truck carrying a white camper with a sign saying Treatment Centre Guardian First Aid
Elkford, Mining Meet the supplier: Guardian First Aid Service

With solid training and a well-stocked mobile unit, Debby Tomich and her staff provide first aid service in the field.

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Senior man at a podium, speaking into a microphone to people sitting around tables
Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Financial Setting the economic compass

A forum led by the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism & Skills Training was held in Sparwood, focusing on economic development in the Elk Valley.

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Senior man in a suit and tie standing in front of a windowed brick wall
Elkford, Financial Elkford’s unique idea

Elkford, B.C., hopes to set a precedent for isolated communities with regard to land management and economic development.

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Two young men standing side by side on a mountain slope on a sunny summer day
Elkford, Developments Continuing the family business

Clarkson Contracting in Elkford, B.C., is owned by brothers Daks and Tate Clarkson; the business has had a hand in building projects in the area since 1983.

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Photo of student making notes
Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Education, Mining Teck and college team up to train women in mining

Perception has changed greatly with women working in all aspects of mining.

Teck employee
Elkford, Environment, Mining Teck receives National Environmental & Social Responsibility Award

Teck has been recognized with the PDAC 2014 Environmental and Social Responsibility Award.

Skiers at the base of a ski run
Elkford, Tourism Happy 40th, Wapiti

Wapiti ski hill in Elkford, B.C., is 40 years old and looking at expansion and development into a year-round attraction.

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