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A mother is reading a book to her young son.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, Energy, Environment

Celebrate Earth Hour by reading aloud by candlelight

Revive the lost art of reading aloud during Earth Hour—Saturday, March 28th starting at 8:30 p.m.

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Students studying an observation bee hive in class.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Financial

Funding available for bee projects

The Bee BC Program has funding available to support bee health throughout the province.

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Parents are standing with their three kids on their farm.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Rossland, Agriculture, Environment

Macro-success with microgreens on the Happy Hills Farm

The Happy Hills Farm in Rossland is growing super healthy food year-round

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Stacey Goldade, owner of Sparrow Hair in Fernie.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie, Environment, Small Business

Salute to an environmentally sustainable salon in Fernie

Sparrow Hair in Fernie joins forces with Green Circle Salons, a North American-wide recycling and sustainability program that aims to reduce salon waste

by Julie Matchett
Community members discuss Koocanusa recreation at the Grasmere open house.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Developments, Environment

Have your say on the Koocanusa Recreation Strategy

Four open houses were recently held to discuss the Koocanusa Recreation Strategy; if you missed them, the deadline for online feedback is December 15

by Julie Matchett
A solar array installed on the rooftop of Castlegar City Hall.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Environment

Castlegar is committed to energy conservation

The City of Castlegar is dedicated to sustainability and renewable energy generation

by Julie Matchett
Shade Sails Canada staff is passing out bags from their second company at their Dragons’ Den appearance in October.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Environment, Retail, Small Business

Vibrant and stylish bags are created by the Green Bag Company in Revelstoke, B.C.

The Green Bag Company in Revelstoke, B.C., is creating upscale, upcycled bags of all sizes and shapes

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Crawford Bay Park.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Environment, Financial

Partnerships allow purchase of key lands

Columbia Basin Trust contributes $800,000 for purchase of recreational land in Crawford Bay

CFO Krystle Seed, CEO and president Ken Kalesnikoff, and COO Chris Kalesnikoff visit Kallesoe Machinery in Denmark to see their new state-of-the-art glulam line in action.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Environment, Forestry

Kudos to the Kalesnikoff Lumber Company

The fourth generation keeps Kalesnikoff Lumber Company a proud and successful enterprise with its forward-thinking approach to forestry

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Four young girls in high-visibility vests sit on a wooden staircase with bags of trash
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Environment

Cranbrook and Kimberley clean up

On September 20, Cranbrook and Kimberley volunteers joined a world-wide effort to clean up our communities and raise awareness about protecting our environment.

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