Entertainment and Hospitality

From quaint bed and breakfasts to sprawling mountain resorts, the Kootenays have some amazing entertainment and hospitality venues. Learn more about the latest businesses that are welcoming customers in our region.

Recent Entertainment and Hospitality articles

The old Firehall, located on 11th Ave S. in downtown Cranbrook.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality

Old Cranbrook Firehall reportedly to be brew-pub style restaurant

The former Firehall, built in 1931 or so, was on the market for several years and was listed with Philip Jones, of Royal LePage East Kootenay Realty, Cranbrook.

Tom Thomson, executive director of the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce, is an advocate for the business community.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

News from the Nelson chamber

The Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce has a full agenda, including advocacy, research, collaboration, planning and support implementation.

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Sydney Black is the executive director of the Nelson & District Arts Council.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Attracted by Nelson’s art

People want to live in a culturally relevant location—it’s a big part of the reason professionals come to live and work in Nelson. —Sydney Black

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The Board Room Café, owned by Alf Him, his daughter Savanna Hines and her husband Justin Hines, opened in mid-June 2017.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Board Room Café comes to Grand Forks

Shy? Bored? Need a conversation starter? Sit down to a game from the Board Room’s library, and you’re good to go.

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James Patrick
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality

James Patrick signed as new head coach of Kootenay Ice, Jon Klemm as associate coach

The Kootenay ICE Hockey Club have signed James Patrick to a three-year contract as the new head coach of the team and 8th in Franchise history.

Cover story from June 1998 issue of Kootenay Business magazine.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Invermere, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

Looking back on the Kicking Horse Coffee story: From a backyard shack to a $215 million deal

When news broke that Invermere’s Kicking Horse Coffee had sold in a $215 million deal to Italy's Lavazza Group, it reminded us of the company’s humble beginning

Selection of Mt. Begbie beers.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

Brewery of the Year goes to Revelstoke’s Mt. Begbie

The 15th annual Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference was held in Ottawa recently at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre.

Golf pro Doug Schneider with proof of his hole-in-one shot at the Springs Golf Course in Radium Hot Springs.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality

Albatross and Hole-in-One highlight of Radium’s Kootenay Pro Series Event

Golf pros Byran Armstrong and Doug Schneider defied the odds by carding an albatross (2 on a par 5) and hole-in-one.

Matt Cockell
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality

Q&A with the new Ice GM

The Kootenay Ice have a new owner and general manager. Find out how Matt Cockell plans to run the organization.

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