Marloes Van Lent, leaning against wooden wall. There's a sign on the wall that says
East Kootenay, Golden, Financial, Small Business

Day2Day Books in Golden cultivates efficiently-run businesses with cloud-based accounting services

Based in Golden, B.C., Day2Day Books is a highly experienced bookkeeping company

by Julie Matchett
Stacey Brensrud has long brown hair and wears a grey shirt and red scarf. She smiles in the photo. Snowy trees are in the background.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Stacey Brensrud, executive director of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce

Stacey Brensrud, executive director of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce, highlights why Revelstokians have reason to be stoked for their city

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Welcome sign to Kimberley’s Platzl
East Kootenay, Kimberley

Kimberley, B.C.: This is not your grandfather’s branding

How Kimberley, B.C., transitioned from a kitschy Bavarian theme to a modern brand provides a template for communities and businesses alike

by Kerry Shellborn
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
events

Submit your Kootenay or Columbia region event

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

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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East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Welcome to the 13th annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour

Self-directed and free of charge, the culture tour is a unique opportunity to meet people behind the scenes at galleries and museums, visit studios and venues not normally open, shop for original art or fine craft, and experience special events planned only for this weekend.

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
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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Owners of Stone Meadows Gardens riding bikes and carrying flowers.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture

Say it with flowers . . . sustainable local ones from flower farms in the Kootenays

The consumer trend towards buying locally-grown flowers is booming in the Kootenays as proven by this list of 10 flower farms

by Julie Matchett and Virginia Rasch
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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