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

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Colourful storefront of Kootenay Virtual Reality
East Kootenay, Creston, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Virtual reality has a home in Creston

The virtual reality experience is a new entertainment option in the Kootenay region thanks to Kootenay Virtual Reality in Creston, B.C.

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Wildfire in forest.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial, Tourism

$25K to Kootenay Rockies Tourism for emergency prep and communication

The tourism sector can play a critical role in keeping people safe, especially in rural and remote areas

Honor Neve, chief curator, and Valerie Bourne, business manager, Cranbrook History Centre
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Status boost for Cranbrook History Centre

The railcar collection at the Cranbrook History Centre has attracted recognition from the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

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(L to R) Kristy Jahn-Smith of Cranbrook Tourism, Kathy Cooper of Kootenay Rockies Tourism, Paula Amos of Indigenous Tourism BC and Richard Porges, Destination BC.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

A wide-angle look at tourism

A four-member tourism panel presented information about trends, opportunities and challenges in the Kootenay tourism industry.

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Group of ten interns standing in front of College of the Rockies.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Tourism

College of the Rockies interns depart for overseas placements

Participants will gain professional experience through international development work

Slocan Lake and Valhalla Provincial Park in Slocan, B.C.
West Kootenay, Slocan, Tourism

The Slocan Trifecta

The Village of Slocan, South Slocan and Slocan Park thrive on the area’s tourism and outdoor adventure opportunities.

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A blind golf competitor uses the assistance of a coach as he sets up a shot.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Creston, Kimberley, Tourism

The Kootenays: a destination for blind golf this summer

With three events planned for July, the East Kootenay is a busy location for the sport of blind golf thanks to local advocate and competitor, Darren Douma

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Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival on the shore of Kootenay Lake, backed by the Purcell mountains
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism, Kootenay Influencers

Kaslo makes music

Kaslo Bay Park, Kootenay Lake and the Purcell mountains create a gorgeous natural amphitheatre for Kaslo’s summer music festival.

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Ball player slides in at home plate
West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

The GFI is back

The return of the Grand Forks International baseball tournament embodies the unquenchable spirit of the community.

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Brad Parsell, Executive Director at the Fernie Chamber of Commerce.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

“Staffing for Businesses” session designed to address employment challenges in Fernie

Staffing for businesses is a challenge in the Fernie area due to the seasonal nature of the tourism economy and a small labor market.

Promoted Tourism businesses

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