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Sharpen your senses with an acoustic and musical forest walk in early morning with the Acoustic Walk, First Light tour.
West Kootenay, Kaslo Between a Lake and a High Place is the place to be in Kaslo, B.C.

François and Dana Blouin brought their love of travel to Kaslo and opened a new and exciting experiential tourism company, Between a Lake and a High Place.

Two young women try their skills at logrolling during Logger Sports in Kaslo, B.C.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism Summer-long celebrations in Kaslo

Come to the party in Kaslo—enjoy the beauty, the welcoming atmosphere, and the many events and activities that mark Kaslo’s 125th anniversary.

The new Angry Hen Brewing Company location
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Developments, Small Business Kaslo’s Angry Hen Brewing Co. nears completion, set to open this summer

Kaslo's new Angry Hen Brewing Co. is expected to open for the 2017 summer season

Kootenay Cycling Adventures is based in beautiful Nelson, B.C.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Revelstoke, Small Business, Tourism Nelson’s bike trek deluxe

John Bowden of Nelson, B.C., is working to make group bicycle touring the next big thing in his region.

Jeanne Shaw with her three border collies.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Kaslo, Nelson, Slocan, Trail, Animal Care, Small Business Making a connection with man’s best friend

Jeanne Shaw uses her experience as a teacher and her passion for pets to help people understand what their dogs are trying to tell them.

John Addison is the president of the board of the Kaslo & Area Chamber of Commerce.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Nakusp, Slocan Kaslo chamber 2017

Collaboration figures large for Kaslo’s chamber of commerce as a technique to accomplish greater goals than it could manage on its own.

Quiet, beautiful Kaslo, B.C., is a gem set on the west shore of Kootenay Lake.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Tourism Kaslo, B.C.: small, beautiful and connected

Residents and visitors in Kaslo, B.C., enjoy a wealth of history, arts and culture, outdoor recreation and business opportunities.

Top 20 list logo.
West Kootenay, Kaslo Top 20 Largest Hotels in West Kootenay/Revelstoke

Kootenay Business is pleased to present the Top 20 largest hotels throughout the West Kootenay/Revelstoke region.

Small-town Rossland on a winter's day.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Rossland, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism Kaslo and Rossland listed as 2 of 17 Canadian places you must visit in 2017

“It’s a new year and we hope you put “travel more” on the top of your to-do list,” states Expedia.

Night view of downtown Kaslo.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism Kaslo set to welcome Angry Hen Brewing Company

The owners of the new brewery are hoping to be operational by mid-2017.

Heidi Lettrari is the general manager of Kaslo Sourdough Pasta, a family business in Kaslo, B.C.
West Kootenay, Kaslo Heidi Lettrari

Heidi Lettrari, the woman behind award-winning Kaslo Sourdough Pasta, is gaining recognition for her sales and marketing savvy.

Owner of Mexican restaurant Taqueria el Corazon, Betty Gutierrez.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality Taqueria el Corazon restaurant opens in Kaslo

Taqueria el Corazon started as a food truck, but recently, owner Betty Gutierrez decided to put down roots and set up a brick and mortar location.

A group of business women all standing together.
Cranbrook, Castlegar, Golden, Kaslo, Nelson, Revelstoke, Trail, Financial, Health & Wellness, Real Estate, Small Business, Influential Women in Business Kootenay Business Magazine presents the 2016 list of Women in Business nominations

Kootenay Business Magazine will announce the winners of the 2016 Women in Business awards at luncheons in the East Kootenay and West Kootenay

Picture of Gord McArthur, world-class ice climber from Cranbrook.
Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Castlegar, Golden, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail, Small Business Don’t miss world-class climber, Gord McArthur, guest speaker at 40 under 40 luncheon

Kootenay Business sought out the top 40 young business leaders in the Kootenay/Boundary/ Revelstoke areas to honour this group of under-40-year-old rising stars

Several beeswax candles are burning with a soft golden glow. These candles are from Honey Candles near Kaslo, B.C.
Kaslo, Energy, Environment Earth Hour: What are you doing on March 19th at 8:30 p.m.?

Earth Hour encourages you to have a lights-off hour.

Heidi Lettrari General Manager Kaslo Sourdough.
Kaslo Heidi Lettrari

This Kaslo woman translates her belief in healthy living into a successful business

The board of directors for the Regional District of Central Kootenay consists of one representative from each of 11 electoral areas and nine municipalities.
Creston, Castlegar, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Riondel, Salmo 50 years of RDCK

Central Kootenay has a 50-year history of co-operation between the municipalities and the electoral districts.

(L to R) Angelina, Ryan, Lori and Wayne: the Haynes family of southeastern B.C.
Fairmont Hot Springs, Radium Hot Springs, Kaslo The Haynes family

The Haynes family, independent grocers in southeastern B.C., are expanding their scope of business.

Michael Delich joins the Board from Fernie and Rhonda Ruston joins the Board from Kaslo.
Cranbrook, Fernie, Kaslo, Education Michael Delich and Rhonda Ruston join CBT Board

In addition to the appointment of Cranbrook’s Rick Jensen as the new Chair of the Columbia Basin Trust, there are also two new members joining the Board.

Jakki Van Hemert (L) of Trail, B.C. received a 2015 Influential Women in Business (West Kootenay) Award from Kootenay Business magazine.
Castlegar, Christina Lake, Kaslo, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail, Small Business, Influential Women in Business West Kootenay women of influence

Four of the West Kootenay’s shining stars in business were honoured by Kootenay Business magazine and their peers.

Downtown Fernie
Cranbrook, Fernie, Invermere, Castlegar, Kaslo, New Denver, Tourism A historical tour of the Kootenays

The history and culture of the Kootenays attract tourists from all over the globe. But have you seen the historical gems in your own hometown?

by Kerry Shellborn
Volunteers build the raised planters for the Rotary Gardens in Radium Hot Springs.
Radium Hot Springs, Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Trail, Agriculture, Environment Community gardens are greening up the Kootenays

Five community gardens across the Kootenays grow social capital as well as plants

View of Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort pool
Kaslo, Tourism Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort sold to Lower Kootenay Band

Ownership of Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort is set to change hands in April.

Logo for Kaslo Sourdough and Pasta Fermentata
Kaslo, Cuisine, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business Sourdough goodness

Sourdough may be a good option for those with wheat sensitivity, and Kaslo Sourdough now makes sourdough pasta as well as breads.

RV driving by beautiful lake
Castlegar, Christina Lake, Kaslo, Nelson, Riondel, Tourism Travelers visiting the International Selkirk Loop report spending over $4,860,500.00

The survey asked thousands of travelers a variety of questions that provide valuable information to the member communities and businesses of the Loop.

Old English Car buffs
Kaslo, Tourism Calling all Old English Car Buffs

The Kootenay branch of the Old English Car Club of BC, is putting on a special show of English Cars in the beautiful town of Kaslo.

West Kootenay vet
Kaslo Top veterinary care near Kaslo

North Kootenay Veterinary Services is a top-quality clinic located just north of Kaslo, B.C.

Stellar heliskiing snow-capped mountain
Kaslo, Tourism Stellar Heliskiing launches flashy new website

Kaslo-based Stellar Heliskiing unveiled their new website in mid-July.

Patty Axenroth stands with a bouquet and a certificate naming her a winner in the West Kootenay Influential Women in Business Awards.
Kaslo, Influential Women in Business Patty Axenroth

Patty Axenroth, publisher and a West Kootenay Influential Women in Business award-winner, has built her long-time business by investing in individuals.

Patty Axenroth, Amber Hayes and Lara Ellenwood were the 2014 winners of the Influential Women in Business awards
Kaslo, Nelson, Rossland, Small Business, Influential Women in Business West Kootenay winners of 3rd Annual Influential Women in Business awards announced

Patty Axenroth, Amber Hayes and Lara Ellenwood were the 2014 winners of the Influential Women in Business Award.

Ashley Hill, a housekeeper at Ainsworth Hot Springs Hotel.
Kaslo, Nelson, Tourism How to find great staff for the summer season

Hiring students studying in the tourism and resort management field has worked well for Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort.

by Colin Payne
George Brinkman in the mill yard.
Kaslo, Forestry

Boards by George does not focus on producing mass volumes of milled lumber, rather it focuses on specialty wood products

by Trish Drinkle
A helicopter hovers over an avalanche as a machine works to clear the road. A stunning mountain and blue sky are visible.
Creston, Kaslo, Nelson Highly elevated for 50 years

Kootenay Pass Area manager Cliff Razzo tells us about avalanche control and staying safe as Canada’s highest all-year highway celebrates half a century.

Photo of a kitchen
Creston, Kaslo, Education, Financial Diverse range of projects to benefit basin youth

16 projects receive support from CBT’s Youth Grants Program.

Brendan Murray-Nellis stands with evergreen forest, mountains and sky behind him
Kaslo, Health & Wellness Inspired by disaster

The community of Kaslo, B.C., has welcomed Brendan Murray-Nellis and his Raven Acupuncture clinic.

Deli 2 Dublin, an Irish Indian fusion band, playing at the 2011 Kaslo Jazz Etc. Summer Music Festival
Kaslo, Tourism Kaslo’s festival scene is earning Canada-wide recognition

Kaslo May Days and the Kaslo Jazz Etc. Summer Music Festival—both held in the village of Kaslo, B.C.—are two of the top celebrations in Canada.

Smiling, casually dressed young-middle-aged couple
Kaslo, Cuisine, Small Business Kaslo coffee 101

Glen and Heidi Stewart of Kaslo, B.C., started their home-based roasting business, Kaslo's Bean Roasting, in April 2013.

Gray-haired man in white shirt and tie stands in front of a curved photo display
Kaslo, Developments, Real Estate Developments in Kaslo Bay

The economic slump of 2008 caused Bernie Penner to put his development project on hold. Now, with a new design and more amenities, the project is a go.

Great room with natural light, exposed timbers and leather furniture
Kaslo, Developments Timber framing rises to a higher level

Dwight Smith is founder and president of Hamill Creek Timber Homes in Meadow Creek, B.C.

Young couple with infant stand in a vegetable field.
Kaslo, Agriculture, Environment Johnsons Landing revisited

Patrick Steiner and Colleen O'Brien of Kootenay Joe Farm in Johnsons Landing, B.C., were looking at a promising summer of producing organic heirloom vegetable and flower seeds. Then came the landslide of July 12, 2012.

The Haagerup family sits in their greenhouse around plant boxes and smile. Bent is holding the paws of a big dog.
Kaslo, Agriculture, Environment Eat, learn, garden

If you’re looking for advice on organic gardening, you won’t find a better source than the folks at Tesla Springs Farm. Bent Haagerup runs this farming operation with his wife, Gunilla, and son Jens.

Photo of Garry Merkle
Kaslo CBT Annual general meeting In Kaslo

The Columbia Basin Trust Board of Directors invites you to attend their annual general meeting, which will focus on the presentation of the 2010/11 Annual Report.

Woman in a restaurant
Kaslo, Cuisine Bluebelle Bistro and Beanery is proud to be local

Bluebelle Bistro and Beanery is a successful restaurant in Kaslo that features great food and coffee as well as local artists and musicians.

by Lisa Crane
Man and woman on a deck in front of the mountains
Kaslo, Developments, Environment, Tourism This resort is recognized for its winning designs

Wing Creek Resort is an upscale eco-friendly resort property on beautiful Kootenay Lake.

by Lisa Crane
Man looking at rocks in mountains
Cranbrook, Creston, Kimberley, Kaslo, Mining The rock ’n’ roll rockhound

Sean Kennedy knocks rocks by day, rocks out by night.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
Cranbrook, Creston, Elkford, Fernie, Kimberley, Sparwood, Golden, Kaslo, Financial Designed with your expensive items in mind

Falkins Insurance Group originated in the East Kootenay in the late 1890s and has expanded to be one of the largest insurance brokerages in B.C.

Kaslo Kaslo Hotel wins Gordon Wilder Memorial Award

Anne Pigeon, director of Kootenay Rockies Tourism presented the manager of the Kaslo Hotel, Andy LeCouffe, with the Gordon Wilder Memorial Award.

Kaslo Inspired by the Kootenays

Honey Candles has been manufacturing and shipping 100 per cent pure beeswax candles all over the world for 16 years.

Raffo and Lynch standing beside some of their ceramic work
Kaslo Architectural innovators

When Sergio Raffo and Kiara Lynch met at an international ceramics workshop in Cuba, they could never have guessed where their talents would lead them.

Kaslo Whatever floats your boat

Every sailor knows how to ride out the storms and enjoy smooth waters—which is how Jones Boys Boats has navigated a choppy economy and survived for going on three generations.

by Tanya Lang Gahr

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