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The Village of Slocan, B.C., is situated on Highway 6, at the south end of Slocan Lake.

The Village of Slocan, B.C., is situated on Highway 6, at the south end of Slocan Lake. — Marie Milner photo

Slocan Lake, BC

Slocan: Who’s who in business

Business in the village of Slocan: Take a look at the top entrepreneurs and initiatives from this West Kootenay community.

Slocan Lake and Valhalla Provincial Park in Slocan, B.C.
West Kootenay, Slocan, Tourism

The Slocan Trifecta

The Village of Slocan, South Slocan and Slocan Park thrive on the area’s tourism and outdoor adventure opportunities.

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Little girl dressed in pink using a computer.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, West Kootenay, Golden, Slocan, Financial, Technology

Public spaces add state-of-the-art technology

Nine communities receive over $613,000 from the Trust’s Community Technology Program

Slocan City Suites tenants stand with 93-year-old Lydia Kania (in front), a formidable fundraiser for both Slocan City Suites and Passmore Lodge.
West Kootenay, Slocan, Developments

How sweet it is: Slocan City Suites opens for seniors

Rita Moir, president of the Slocan Valley Seniors Housing Society, outlines the benefits of the new Slocan City Suites complex

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Nicholas and Wendy Fominoff take great pride in what they make and can’t wait to share that experience with everyone who comes to visit.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Slocan, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

This Winlaw bakery is worth driving for

Nicholas and Wendy Fominoff have set their family’s bakery apart with their handmade treats and lunches. Here is what makes their place so special.

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Lavinia Lidstone sits near a waterfall
West Kootenay, Slocan, Cuisine, Health & Wellness, 40 Under 40

Lavinia Lidstone

Lavinia Lidstone’s Slocan Valley business, Kootenay Kombucha, is good for guts

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Dr. Nathan Goodale (left) and Alissa Nauman (right) are the Hamilton College educators heading up the project excavating and documenting the pithouses found along the Slocan River.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Slocan, Education, First Nations

Slocan Narrows Archaeological Project gets students hands-on with history

Hamilton College’s Slocan Narrows Archaeological Project brings post-secondary students together to excavate history uncovered in First Nations pithouses.

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.

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A border collie performing agility.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Slocan, Animal Care

Fun things to do with your dog that you’ve probably never heard of

Here are some ways you can have fun with your dog that will be of benefit to both you and your canine friend.

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Promoted Slocan businesses