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A picture of the window of Zinnia Textiles.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business

Nelson welcomes Zinnia Textiles — a shop honouring makers and materials

A few of the lines available at Zinnia include the internationally renowned Nomads Hempwear, based in the Slocan Valley and Smoking Lily from Victoria.

Fisher Peak Brewing Company’s brewmaster, Jordon Aasland, earned a gold medal for his creation, Hellroaring Scottish Ale, at the Canadian Brewing Awards.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Cuisine, Small Business

Fisher Peak strikes gold

Fisher Peak Brewing Company in Cranbrook, B.C., has won a gold medal at Canadian Brewing Awards for its Hellroaring Scottish Ale

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(L to R) Co-owner warriors Vuk, Ruk and Wuk—a.k.a.—Victoria Lang, Richard Matthews and Josh Wall.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Invermere, Cuisine, Small Business

“Glory” to Invermere’s Viking bar

Richard Matthews, co-owner of Ullr Bar in Invermere, B.C., has opened a new Viking bar in the Columbia Valley

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Tim Termunde, president and CEO, Eagle Plains Resources Ltd.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Creston, West Kootenay, Mining, Small Business

Eagle Plains goes solo on Iron Range

At the Iron Range property, where Eagle Plains Resources has exclusive ownership interest, the company is breaking with precedent.

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Bob Hellman, paddling on Kootenay Lake in one of his own canoes
West Kootenay, Nelson, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

Hellman Canoe & Kayak—a passion project

Bob Hellman has an enduring love for paddling and for Canada’s wilderness, and his business keeps him connected to that passion.

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Tom Thomson , executive director of the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce, appreciates the upgrades  to the chamber's new home in the former CP Rail station.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business

Meeting needs for Nelson’s businesses

Tom Thomson is dedicated to learning about the needs of the business community in Nelson and advocating to get those needs met.

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Lana Schanzenbach is holding several of her Little Lunches Reusable Wraps.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Creston, Cuisine, Environment, Small Business

Little Lunches Reusable Wraps reduce your plastic use

Little Lunches Reusable Wraps keep food fresh and reduce plastic use in your lunchbox

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East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

Breweries to visit—Kootenay style!

Our region is home to some amazing local breweries. Here are a few of our top choices.

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Sign showing new home of Rite-Way RV Services.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Cranbrook’s Rite-Way R.V. Services moves and expands

The company has moved to a larger 4-acre yard and a more spacious repair facility as well as a bigger office and parts department.

Brian Conn is the owner-operator of Kootenay Shade Works and Northstar Roasting Co.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business

Coffee dreams

Northstar Roasting Company is Brian Conn’s dream come true.

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