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Members of the SMARTS project team at Selkirk College’s Applied Research & Innovation Centre in Castlegar.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Technology

Selkirk College partners with local businesses to enhance innovation

The goal of this project was to promote the development, adaptation and/or adoption of technologies and integrate them into business models.

College of the Rockies’ Mind Over Metal Camp participants.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Technology

College hosts Mind Over Metal Camp

From July 10 to 14, eighteen youth aged 12 to 14 took part in a Mind Over Metal camp at College of the Rockies.

An overhead view of Nelson Hydro power plant.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Technology

Nelson Hydro celebrates Grand Opening of Nelson Community Solar Garden

The Community Solar Garden is now operational and supplying power to the Nelson Hydro power grid.

Aaron Lucke, owner of Wynndel Electric, is providing a mobile solar station to the vendors at the Creston Valley Farmers Market.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Creston, Energy, Small Business, Technology

Solar-powered market

Aaron Lucke, owner of Wynndel Electric, is providing a mobile solar station to power the Creston Valley Farmers Market.

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Jim Barr, owner of Skynet and Kinetic Wireless.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Retail, Technology

New wireless company coming to the Kootenays

Skynet and Kinetic Wireless, which owns 25 Rogers & Fido stores in B.C., is expanding to serve the Kootenays.

Kurt Huebert’s carpentry companion is a Krüsimatic G1 CNC robot.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, West Kootenay, Golden, Forestry, Technology

Carpentry for robots

Kurt Huebert of HübertHaus Timberframes in Golden, B.C., has created a company based on hard work, ingenuity and a sophisticated million dollar robot

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Logos of BC government.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Technology

Completed web project helps local businesses reach new markets

Imagine Kootenay has introduced a new live feed into B.C.'s main trade and investment website.

Jon Wedel of Cranbrook has a brilliant future ahead in the world of e-commerce.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business, Technology, 40 Under 40

Jon Wedel pushes limits

Crazy ideas, pushing limits and working under pressure are common elements for the team at Flex Commerce.

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Jordan Strobel is a full-time student, a certified drone pilot and an experienced entrepreneur.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Trail, Small Business, Technology, 40 Under 40

Jordan Strobel, born to be in business

Demonstrating wisdom beyond his years, Jordan Strobel embraces the struggle that accompanies achievement.

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Bobby Hutchinson of Sparwood, B.C., is a successful and prolific writer of romance novels.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Technology

Bobby Hutchinson, romance writer

Bobby Hutchinson loves books so much that she’s made a career of writing them.

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