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Picture of Meghan Tabor
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Tourism Meghan Tabor new Tourism Revelstoke marketing manager

A familiar name in Revelstoke, Meghan Tabor, has been appointed the new marketing manager at Tourism Revelstoke and the Revelstoke Accommodation Association.

Diane Bull with her husband Steve.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Retail, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Diane Bull: The stylish trendsetter

Diane Bull has taken Revelstoke, B.C.’s Style Trend Clothiers to exciting new heights thanks to her creative thinking and marketing

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A head shot of Fraser Blyth.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Fraser Blyth: Designing memorable places

Fraser Blyth of Selkirk Planning & Design helps mountain communities maintain and enhance their sense of place

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Greg Hoffart, owner of Tree Construction.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, 40 Under 40 Leading Revelstoke’s green building revolution

Greg Hoffart is the owner of Tree Construction and his focus is on building homes that are healthy, efficient and environmentally sustainable.

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Nicole Fricot, new Community Economic Development Officer in Revelstoke.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke Revelstoke hires Nicole Fricot for Community Economic Development Director

Ms. Fricot has worked for several years as a business strategist and has been involved in a number of local projects and initiatives.

An artist's rendition of the proposed Revelstoke Adventure Park (RAP).
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism Massive new Revelstoke Adventure Park being proposed

Revelstoke’s Black Tie Properties is looking at developing a massive new adventure park near Revelstoke, fronting the busy Trans-Canada Highway.

Peter Nielsen is vice-president of operations at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke Peter Nielsen

Peter Nielsen, VP operations, is taking Revelstoke Mountain Resort to exciting new heights of success.

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Scott Duke, is a commercial realtor and one of the presenters at the Lunch-and-Learn Seminar.
West Kootenay, Golden, Revelstoke, Education, Financial, Small Business Lunch-and-Learn: Business Transition and Succession Seminar–Revelstoke and Golden

Experts from the Welstand Group, Investors Group and BDO are inviting business owners to attend this informative and professional seminar.

Finnish-Canadian Mika Sihvo builds one-of-a-kind portable saunas in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business Stoked for saunas in Revy

Finnish-Canadian Mika Sihvo builds one-of-a-kind portable saunas in Revelstoke, B.C.

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Brett Renaud, owner of several companies in Revelstoke, is dedicated to his community's economic development.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business, Kootenay Influencers Revelstoke influencers 2016

These are some of the community-loving businesspeople who are making a difference in Revelstoke, B.C.

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West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Real Estate One on one with Alan Mason

In this edition of the Kootenay Business Podcast we talk with Alan Mason, Director of Community Economic Development, for the City of Revelstoke.

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Picture of the mountain coaster at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism Revelstoke’s Mountain Coaster smashes projections with over 100,000 riders in its first season

"Give people something exciting to do and new to experience," says Nico Leenders, marketing manager at the Revelstoke Mountain Resort (RMR) in Revelstoke.

Jamie Mayes has been the executive director of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce since May 29, 2016.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business Jamie Mayes meets Revelstoke

The new head of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce gets valuable support from volunteers, other chambers and local organizations.

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Mark McKee, mayor of Revelstoke, B.C., focuses on finding solutions to taxpayer issues.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke All systems go in Revelstoke

Revelstoke mayor Mark McKee likes to deal with problems head-on, working with Revelstoke residents and government agencies to find solutions.

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An artist's rendition of the Ramada Inn complex slated for Revelstoke.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Tourism Another 187 hotel rooms slated to be built in Revelstoke

Four different groups have applied and received approval to build more hotel rooms in the city located along busy Highway #1.

Thom Tischik of the Revelstoke Accommodation Association works closely with Meghan Tabor of Tourism Revelstoke.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism Riding high in Revy

The Pipe Mountain Coaster, mountain biking and membership in the Mountain Collective are hot attractions for visitors to Revelstoke.

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Picture of school in background, with planter full of sunflowers in foreground.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Education Revelstoke High School ranks highest in Kootenay/Columbia Region: Fraser Institute report on schools

The Vancouver-based Fraser Institute publishes their report card on BC’s schools every year.

In this file photo, Geoff Battersby receives a BC Achievement award from then Premier Gordon Campbell.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke Revelstoke’s Geoff Battersby awarded Order of Canada

Dr. Geoff Battersby was a former mayor of Revelstoke, and retired in 1998 after 30 years of medical practice in the community.

Ralph and Debbie Koerber on the river
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business Riding the rapids in Revelstoke

Apex Rafting boasts camaraderie and fun on the river.

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Picture of a treehouse development.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Tourism RMR opposes “Treehouse Hotel” — Revelstoke council approves phased development

Revelstoke council voted 5 to 2 in favour of the project, in a revised development format.

Graphic of proposed roundabout upgrades in Revelstoke.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Transportation Revelstoke Council awards $1.8 million Gateway roundabout upgrades to local contractor

Speers Construction was determined to provide the best proposal for acceptance by the City.

Picture of CP Rail train.
Cranbrook, Revelstoke, Transportation CP reaches agreement with future CEO Keith Creel; retains services of E. Hunter Harrison

Commencing July 1, 2017, current president and chief operating officer Keith Creel will become CP Rail president and CEO.

Scenic view of Nelson from top of mountain.
Cranbrook, Creston, Golden, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Agriculture, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business, Tourism Top 10 most unique businesses for sale in the Kootenays — Summer 2016

Ever thought of owning your own business and living the Kootenay lifestyle? Here is a sampling of businesses available in the area.

Picture of Pacific Coastal airplane at the Revelstoke airport.
Revelstoke, Tourism, Transportation Winter flights slated for Revelstoke in 2017

Pacific Coastal Airlines will be scheduling 32 flights into the city this winter, from January until March 2017.

Golfer taking a swing along a long fairway, with large mountains in background.
Cranbrook, Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere, Christina Lake, Revelstoke, Tourism Six golf stops not to miss on your swing through the Kootenays

From beginner and family-friendly courses to those worthy of the most experienced golfer, these Kootenay fairways are worth a visit.

Mary Austin, Nicole Cherlet, Tanya Finley and Kayla Sebastian received  Influential Women in Business Awards from Kootenay Business magazine.
Cranbrook, Fernie, Invermere, Grand Forks, Nelson, Revelstoke, Trail, Cuisine, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business, Influential Women in Business 2016 IWIB recap

Seven businesswomen received the Kootenay Business magazine Influential Women in Business Awards for 2016.

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Jamie Mayes, new Executive Director at the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce.
Revelstoke, Tourism Jamie Mayes new Executive Director at the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce

Jamie Mayes comes from Venture Kamloops, which is the Economic Development arm of the City of Kamloops.

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

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Sara Sansom, owner of Birch & Lace, cutting a customers hair.
Revelstoke, Small Business, Influential Women in Business Sara Sansom

In an industry known for its extensive use of chemicals, it is rare to find a stylist who is concerned about the environmental impact of her work.

Picture of the new Revelstoke Snowmobile Welcome Centre.
Revelstoke, Developments, Tourism Official opening of the Revelstoke Snowmobile Welcome Centre

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Welcome Centre will provide a great entry point to a large snowmobile area in the community that attracts thousands of tourists.

Graphic of Imagine Kootenay website.
Fernie, Kimberley, Sparwood, Castlegar, Golden, Nakusp, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail, Developments, Financial, Real Estate, Small Business New partnership launched to attract investment and a diversified workforce to the Kootenays

Imagine Kootenay (IK) focuses on highlighting the region as a great place to work, and excellent area to invest and an amazing place to live.

Windermere Valley Golf Course, on the sunny east side of the Columbia Valley is always one of the region's first golf courses to open.
Cranbrook, Creston, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Radium Hot Springs, Castlegar, Christina Lake, Golden, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail Projected 2016 opening dates for Kootenay golf courses

Here's a list of Kootenay Golf Course opening dates we have been able to track down.

An aerial view of the Mulvehill Creek Eco-Retreat on the shore of the Upper Arrow Lakes
Revelstoke, Developments, Environment, Real Estate, Tourism Green investment opportunity in Mulvehill Creek Eco-Retreat, Revelstoke, B.C.

Located on the shores of the Upper Arrow Lakes, the Mulvehill Creek Eco-Retreat is looking for residents, partners or investors

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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

Artist's rendition of a traffic roundabout proposed in Revelstoke.
Revelstoke, Developments, Transportation Revelstoke roundabouts proposed as part of traffic solution

A recent open house brought out a variety of viewpoints and some concerns over the possible plans.

Scott Duke, owner of Revelstoke Property Services & Welstad Business Brokers
Revelstoke Scott Duke

Always an entrepreneur

Revelstoke Credit Union's recently constructed new building.
Cranbrook, Creston, Castlegar, Grand Forks, Nelson, Revelstoke, Trail, Financial Biggest credit unions in the Kootenays – ranked by assets

According to a list published by Business in Vancouver newspaper these are the largest credit unions in the Kootenays.

Picture of high-end, modern treehouse.
Revelstoke, Developments, Real Estate, Tourism “Treehouse” hotel up in the air in Revelstoke

Like a similar resort in Sweden the tree cabins or houses are securely fastened to trees and sit high above the ground, typically featuring ultra-modern decor.

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.

Sonia Ratté and Olivier Dutil own and operate La Baguette Catering and Le Marché Gourmet specialty food store in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke Sonia Ratté and Olivier Dutil

Their catering company has grown to employ 60 people in Revelstoke, B.C., and is garnering accolades in the business community.

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Le Marché Gourmet is a new specialty food store in Revelstoke, B.C.
Revelstoke, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business Specialty food in Revelstoke

Le Marché Gourmet is the newest addition to the La Baguette Catering family of food outlets in Revelstoke, B.C.

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Picture of Michael Smith.
Revelstoke, Tourism Michael Smith steps aside as Kootenay Rockies Tourism Chair

Thom Tischik of the Revelstoke Accommodation Association was elected as the new Chair of Kootenay Rockies Tourism.

The rotor under construction in the service bay at Mica Generating Station
Revelstoke, Energy Mica Dam at full power

The Mica 1,000 Megawatt Project north of Revelstoke, B.C., is nearing completion after five years of work.

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Alan Mason, Mark McKee and Daniel Kellie in front of new greeting centre for snowmobilers.
Revelstoke, Developments, Tourism The future of having fun in Revelstoke

Revelstoke bolsters its economy by investing in a snowmobile greeting centre and other local tourism infrastructure projects.

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Revelstoke's steering committee for the Business Retention & Expansion program: (L to R) Kevin Dorrius (Community Futures), Judy Goodman (chamber of commerce) Alan Mason (City of Revelstoke) and Mark Rossi (BRE research co-ordinator)
Revelstoke, Small Business The results are in

The results of Revelstoke’s Business Retention and Expansion survey have been analyzed and presented. Now it’s time for action.

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Roberta Ciolli is the Basin Business Advisor based in Revelstoke, B.C.
Revelstoke, Small Business Revelstoke movers and shakers

Our research reveals some of the people who are currently making a significant contribution to the community of Revelstoke.

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Grizzly Plaza is a landmark in Revelstoke, B.C.
Revelstoke, Small Business Catching up with the Revelstoke chamber

Teamwork and research are two resources used by the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce, and advocacy is a high priority.

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Picture of construction underway at the new Petro-Can/Starbucks location in Revelstoke.
Revelstoke, Developments, Retail Revelstoke’s PetroCan/Starbucks construction underway

Site will feature a full-service Petro-Canada gas station and convenience store, as well as a sit-down or take-out Starbucks coffee location.

Emily Beaumont, REALTOR® at Royal LaPage in Revelstoke, B.C.
Revelstoke, Real Estate Nine tips to get your home ready to sell

The best strategies to make your home ready to put on the market (and get the best price).

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