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Brittney Dickson (on left) takes some women out for a ride during one of Stay Wild Backcountry Skills’ Ladies Sled Shred Camps.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Golden, Small Business, Tourism

A Golden business idea

Brittney Dickson, owner, lead instructor and coach for sled and touring camps at Stay Wild Backcountry Skills in Golden, B.C., teaches courses for women

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Museum director Joelle Hodgins, museum president Libby Martin and collections manager Veronica Vareiro of the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre
West Kootenay, Rossland, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism, Best of Business

The Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre is built from the mine up

Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre takes home gold for its historical preservation and tourism efforts.

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East Kootenay, Kimberley, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Spirit Rock Climbing–to the peaks of youth-friendly business

Spirit Rock Climbing Center took home the 2018 Kimberley chamber award for Youth Friendly Business, and it’s easy to see why.

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Eagle Pass Lodge is the luxurious, intimate accommodation component of Eagle Pass Heliskiing, based in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Eagle Pass Lodge wins hospitality building award

Revelstoke’s beautiful little Eagle Pass Lodge has received the Thompson Okanagan Kootenay Commercial Building Hospitality Award.

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Jennifer and Josh McLafferty are the owners of Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery, a certified organic distillery in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery: An unlikely story

A bad business deal and a bucket of molasses were the inspiration for a spirited new business in Revelstoke, B.C.

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Pictured left to right:  Douglas McIntosh, Janice Alpine, Mike McPhee, Charmaine Richter, Barry Zwueste, Mike Smith, Andrea Tubbs  Absent:  Tom Rosner, Tyler Beckley
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Kootenay Rockies Tourism - a successful 41st AGM & conference

Over the course of two days, the 130 delegates heard many inspirational and informative sessions on a variety of industry topics

Chris van der Linden stands on the steps of the former Mountain View School, where renovations are being done to accommodate his restaurant, Old School Eatery, and other businesses.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Cuisine, Small Business, Tourism

Old School Eatery to open in Revelstoke

Owner Chris van der Linden hopes to open the Old School Eatery in late November.

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A modern and spacious room in The Josie, Rossland's newest destination hotel located at the base of Red Mountain.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Rossland, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Rossland’s newest ski-in, ski-out hotel set to open

Boutique accommodations meet authentic Red Mountain adventure at The Josie

Jonah Jones and Megan Moore each put on a scowl for the camera, all in fun.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Jones Distilling leads revitalization of former Revelstoke schoolhouse

A variety of businesses and services have taken up residence in a beautifully converted heritage schoolhouse in Revelstoke.

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Guy Santucci, Cranbrook History Centre Board Chair, and Jason Jacob, President of East Kootenay Chamber of Mines, with one of the dino prints.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Mining, Tourism

Local dinosaur prints on display at Cranbrook History Centre

Teck loans museum 140 million-year-old meat-eating raptor tracks found in local mines

Promoted Tourism businesses

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