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After getting her degree in journalism in 2009, Karen Kornelsen spent the last few years tackling breaking news and in-depth issues. She worked in TV, radio and print and can be found uncovering the latest news wherever she happens to be in the East Kootenay. Karen's passion for new experiences brought her to Kimberley, B.C., to pursue her career in writing and seek inspiration from daily adventures including hiking, kayaking, snowboarding and backcountry camping.
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Fertoz Limited acquired the Marten property on February 3, 2014.
The Kootenay Lake Medical Clinic has undergone some renovations and has made the switch to electronic medical records.
In 2013, Shambhala Music Festival purchased the old Savoy Inn in Nelson to develop its own nightclub, restaurant and accommodations.
The Nelson Commons development is the largest project in Nelson to occur in several decades.
BC has a target of a 50 per cent increase in the number of international students studying in the province by 2016.
At the UBCM conference in Vancouver in September, Wood Works! BC announced the winners of the 2013 Community Recognition Awards.
After a six-month closure, renovations to the pool area at Nelson's community complex are being enjoyed by the community.
Kim Wasylowich of Riemann Painting, based in Cranbrook, B.C., appreciates his clients and staff and has become a great success serving the East Kootenay.
Owners Roger and Donna Soviskov of Jogas Espresso Cafe always go the extra mile for their customers.
Style Trend Clothiers in Revelstoke is run by two people who have a passion for clothing and spending time with their two kids.
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.
Cherry Creek Property Services in Kimberley, B.C., has doubled its business in the past year, said owners Chris and Laurie Weitzel.
Master timber framer Sigi Liebmann has built a reputation for quality work on jobs big or small, traditional or modern.
In summer 2013, work will be underway in Kootenay National Park to add wildlife fencing and underpasses in order to reduce wildlife/vehicle collisions.
The District of Elkford has been recognized over the last few years for many accomplishments, and has set out some new major projects for 2013.
The online toy shop based out of Nelson, B.C., has a unique product with an engaging online presence.
Co-owners Dennis Staples and Thomas Leggott use their tech knowledge and skills to serve customers.
In October 2012, the Golden RCMP moved into its new $5.3-million building, which will help them better serve their community.
Matt Mosteller, a resident of Fernie, B.C., just released his first book, "The Adventurer's Guide to Living a Happy Life."
The community of Radium Hot Springs is celebrating the return of a vital economic presence.
There are lots of new and exciting things for skiers and riders to look forward to at Kimberley Alpine Resort in Kimberley, B.C., this season.