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Tourism in the Kootenays is a beautiful thing. — Bob Dupee photo

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Kampgrounds of America (KOA) and the St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino have teamed up to create the St. Eugene RV Park, opening Summer 2017.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

St. Eugene Mission Resort to open luxury RV Park

The folks at the St. Eugene Mission near Cranbrook have teamed up with KOA (Kampgrounds of America) to construct a new luxury RV park at the resort.

Living units at Fairmont Creek Property Rentals are  beautifully finished and maintained to a high standard for the comfort of their residents.
East Kootenay, Fairmont Hot Springs, Real Estate, Tourism

Memorable Fairmont Creek

A second Business Excellence Award for Fairmont Creek Property Rentals confirms its clients’ appreciation and confidence.

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(L to R) Roberta Hall, Kent Kebe and Kara Cassidy welcome people to the Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre.
East Kootenay, Invermere, Radium Hot Springs, Small Business, Tourism

Radium Hot Springs chamber, 2017

In this, Canada’s 150th anniversary year, the visitor centre in Radium Hot Springs is welcoming an unprecedented number of tourists.

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Graphic of 'What's your rush?' ad campaign.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

New microsite launched for “What’s Your Rush” campaign from Kootenay Rockies Tourism

Focusing on the phrase, 'What's Your Rush?', this campaign is designed to excite the consumer with an array of activities.

The 36th Grand Forks International baseball tournament is organized and run by volunteers including these: (L to R) Gerry Foster, GFI president; Chris Hammett, GFI treasurer; Kevin McKinnon, GFI board member.
West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Grand Forks slams it out of the park

Twelve superb Canadian and U.S. college baseball teams will compete in Grand Forks, B.C., from June 27 to July 2, 2017.

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Mineral Mountain Ziplines and Fairmont Hot Springs Resort team up for construction of a new 6-track zipline course. Left-Right: Brad Haga, Rachel Dick, Jay Manton, Mike Lamberton, Justin Keitch.
East Kootenay, Fairmont Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Mineral Mountain Ziplines breaks ground at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Owners of BC ziplining company & Fairmont Hot Springs Resort work together to bring high-flying fun to the East Kootenays.

Susan Clovechok (right), executive director of the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce, checks out a coach that should soon be engaged to shuttle Columbia Valley residents between the valley and Calgary.
East Kootenay, Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere, Radium Hot Springs, Small Business, Tourism

Columbia Valley chamber 2017

Susan Clovechok supports the vision of the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce to have a thriving economy and an engaged business community.

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Lynn Relph, president of the Downtown Business Association in Grand Forks, B.C., owns and operates Lynden Tree Yarns.
West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Small Business, Tourism

Building business in Grand Forks

Good communication, multi-generational involvement, creativity and fun are the tools of the Grand Forks Downtown Business Association.

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Photo of young girl on zipline.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial, Tourism

New Radium Valley Zipline looks for $20K in investment

The Valley Zip Line Adventures site is in an ideal location, situated just off of Highway 93/95 and a major route for tourism.

When completed the project will include a combination of six ziplines crossing Fairmont Creek in several locations.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fairmont Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Mineral Mountain Zipline coming to Fairmont Hot Springs

The zip line course design will give riders spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains, Columbia Lake and the adjacent Fairmont Hoodoos.

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