Workers at Notably a book lovers emporium
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business

Building a book haven in Nelson, B.C.

The owner of Notably, a Book Lover’s Emporium reflects on a dream realized.

by Danielle Brost
Community Planner Norman Allard Jr.
East Kootenay, Creston, Environment, First Nations

Renewed commitment to wetland restoration in Yaqan NuɁkiy

Phase one in monitoring mode; onward with phase two.

by Columbia Basin Trust
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Small Business

How to write a cold email that actually works in 6 steps

Writing effective cold emails that get a response is possible by following some easy-to-do steps

by Kerry Shellborn
Kids crouched on ground examining something with magnifying glass.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

First bilingual youth Science & Tech Program launched in Kootenays by KAST

Celebrating Kootenay biodiversity, the GLOWS program is part of Science Literary Week 2020

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Seeking entrepreneurs

Do you know a successful business entrepreneur? We are always looking for innovative and noteworthy people to feature.

Cranbrook Farmers Market sign
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Entertainment and Hospitality, Environment, Tourism

A love for local: Farmers market season across the Kootenays brings communities together

Local farmers markets help to increase food security and create sustainable communities—check out our list of markets across the Kootenays.

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Aerial view of Castlegar in autumn.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar

Castlegar’s Economic Development Strategy requires feedback from residents

A community survey is being conducted to help develop a vision of Castlegar’s future

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Two business women at a meeting
Money Talk, Financial

Value your employees

Results from the Business Outlook Survey for British Columbia

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Amanda Mori
East Kootenay, Elkford, Health & Wellness, Small Business

From Ontario to BC: How one health care practitioner set up shop in the Elk Valley

Amanda Mori of Summit Osteopathy makes a difference in the lives of Elk Valley residents

by Danielle Brost
Fruitvale City Council
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Environment

10 West Kootenay governments have voted for 100% renewable energy by 2050

The 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign for clean energy, led by the West Kootenay EcoSociety, continues to grow, adding No. 10: Fruitvale

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