Kicking Horse Mountain Resort views.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Tourism

Pow! 12 ski resorts in the Kootenays and Canadian Rockies to find legendary powder

Itching to hit the slopes? Check out this list of 12 ski destinations in the Kootenays and Canadian Rockies region

by Julie Matchett
The exterior of The Grater Good has wooden railings and large lined windows.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business

Good to great: Kimberley’s Grater Good has new owners

Floris and René Steenkamp, new owners of The Grater Good Kitchen Supply Company in Kimberley, B.C., are excited to share their passion for cooking

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Aleitha Harvey smiles in front of her sign for her restaurant, Ella’s.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Cuisine, Small Business

A taste of Jamaica has touched down in Cranbrook

Aleitha Harvey, owner of Ella’s restaurant inside Best Western Cranbrook Hotel, has created an authentic Jamaican experience in the Kootenays

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Electric vehicle charging station.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Technology, Transportation

Regional districts score sustainability award with Accelerate Kootenays project

Three Kootenay regional districts recognized for Accelerate Kootenays initiative

by Julie Matchett
Amanda Mary laughs while wearing a dress in front of an orange bridge in Nelson, B.C.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business

Brand photographer Amanda Mary—the Kootenay’s new hype girl—has arrived in Nelson

Amanda Mary, owner of Amanda Mary Creative in Nelson, B.C., uses her photography to help businesses build confidence in their brand

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Michael Keefer owns three Kootenay companies, one in Rossland and two based in Cranbrook.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, West Kootenay, Rossland, Environment, Real Estate

Michael Keefer: The story of a serial entrepreneur in the Kootenays

Michael Keefer, an exemplary entrepreneur, owns three green businesses in the Kootenays

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Heather Bodnarchuk, vice president of operations for Prestige Hotels and Resorts, has overseen the assessment process for Sustainable Tourism 2030 from corporate headquarters in Kelowna, B.C.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Environment, Tourism

Part 2: Sustainable Tourism 2030 has been embraced by the Prestige hotels in the Kootenays

Prestige Hotels and Resorts are business leaders with 7 “green” certifications from Sustainable Tourism 2030

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East Kootenay, Fernie

Join the 44th Annual Fernie Griz Days celebration - virtually!

Griz Days 2021 will be a significantly different version this year on account of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All activities planned will be either completely virtual or self-guided, COVID-safe activities people can enjoy while keeping it local with their household. 

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

by Julie Matchett
events
Submit your Kootenay or Columbia region event

We want to hear about all the upcoming events in the Kootenays.

owners of Two Birds Deli
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Cuisine, Small Business

The owners of Two Birds Deli in Cranbrook have spread their wings

Maraih Tarasoff and Marina Stropky started off as high school friends at Mount Baker, and ended up being well-matched business partners

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Jennifer Bouchard, new General Manager at the Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality

Passionate Cranbrook influencer named general manager of local hotel

The Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre welcomes Jennifer Bouchard to the team

by Julie Matchett
owners with their three small dogs, wearing cute little boots
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Animal Care, Retail, Small Business

Kimberley pet owners are in love with this store

Erin Thompson and Brian Sondergaard are the driving forces behind Kimberley Kritters - a wildly successful pet supply store in Kimberley, B.C.

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