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(L to R) Alycia Weir, visitor services manager at the Golden Visitor Information Services & Amenities Hub, with Constance Fowler and Mary Jacobson, visitor information counsellors.
West Kootenay, Golden, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Collaboration creates Golden’s VISAH

The new, community-led visitor information services and amenities hub (VISAH) in Golden, B.C., offers expanded services and conveniences.

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Trail Beer Refinery opened on March 25, 2017. It is Trail's first craft beer producer.
West Kootenay, Trail, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Craft beer comes to Trail

“We had pretty aggressive visions of where we wanted to go, and we’re just blowing those away.” —Mike Konkin, Trail Beer Refinery

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Andras Lukacs
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Rossland, Tourism

Meet Rossland Tourism’s new Executive Director

Andras fills the position that was vacated by Deanne Stevens, who left to take a position at Selkirk College.

Rich and Annie Murphy bought the Trail Smoke Eaters Hockey Club in November 2016.
West Kootenay, Trail, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Sparking change for the Smoke Eaters

The Trail Smoke Eaters hockey team has an upgraded facility and a revitalized fan base along with new club owners.

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Overview of Columbia Valley Classic Car Show.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism, Transportation

Classic Car Show stays in Radium Hot Springs: “positive resolution” says Chamber

The annual Classic Car Show & Shine will be held on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th, 2017.

Mike Martin, mayor of Trail, B.C., admires the architectural design of the Riverfront Centre, which is scheduled for completion by year's end.
West Kootenay, Trail, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Trail, B.C., booms

Trail’s mayor, Mike Martin, described the projects that are underway and the energy and attitude that are widely evident in his city.

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Andras Lukacs became executive director of Tourism Rossland in March 2017.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Tourism

New era for Tourism Rossland

The new, social media savvy executive director of Tourism Rossland got there via Hungary, the U.S., and Canada’s Northwest Territories.

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Ralph and Debbie Koerber sitting beside a river.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Tourism

Revelstoke’s Apex Rafting Company is celebrating 25th anniversary

A family-run rafting company, Apex Rafting is owned by Ralph and Debbie Koerber.

The Windsor Hotel in Fort Steele.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Fort Steele’s Windsor Hotel will once again be a “hotel”

A major construction project is underway at Fort Steele Heritage Town, near Cranbrook, with the historic Windsor Hotel undergoing sweeping interior renovations.

Newly renovated Tasting Room at the Fernie Brewing Company.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Fernie Brewing Co. Tasting Room now open!

With the FBC Tasting Room proving increasingly popular over the past couple of years, it became clear that a revamped and larger space was required.

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