Morgan Strohmann is co-owner of Beyond the Boundary Computers in Grand Forks, B.C.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Small Business, Technology

An 18-year-old entrepreneur

Morgan Strohmann is co-owner of the new computer retail and service company, Beyond the Boundary Computers, in Grand Forks, B.C.

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Dan Wall is the owner and communications consultant at Firelight Communications.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business

Illuminating communications through Firelight

Dan Wall coaches businesses on how to communicate effectively with his company, Firelight Communications, in Nelson, B.C.

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Castlegar airport
Transportation

Fly for business and pleasure: A list of top airports in the Kootenays

Find out more about these Kootenay airports and the airlines they host.

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Susan Clovechok is the executive director at the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce
East Kootenay, Invermere, Small Business

CVCC offers advocacy and opportunity

A new online tool at the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce enables the chamber to be more responsive to the immediate issues of its members.

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Tammy Morgan has been the executive director of the Cranbrook History Centre since January 2017
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Tourism

Growing collections in history

The Cranbrook History Centre is building new housing for the trains and adding artifacts, fossils, and more merchandise in the gift shop.

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Graphic for Historical Federation Conference.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality History conference at Nakusp features speakers

The annual 3-day B.C. Historical Federation Conference takes place this year May 24 - 26 at Nakusp.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - April 20 issue

Kootenay Business is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

The well-used Canal Flats Arena is undergoing some welcome upgrades
East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Tourism

Refreshing the heart of Canal Flats

Here’s why the Canal Flats Arena matters so much to the Village and the surrounding communities, and why it needs help.

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George and Rachel Freitag are the owners of Elizabeth Lake Lodge, an award-winning accommodation in Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Elizabeth Lake Lodge scores again

Appreciation from customers and community are sweeping Elizabeth Lake Lodge to high rankings on lists that matter.

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portrait of the new manager, Laura Eadie
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie

Fernie marketing agency appoints new manager

Fernie-based marketing agency, birr, has appointed Laura Eadie as account manager.

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Photo courtesy Roxul
West Kootenay, Grand Forks

Top employers in the Boundary region

Find out which companies have brought the most jobs to the Boundary region.

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Ashley Taylor is leaning over a green bin that she collects food waste in.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Fernie, Agriculture, Environment

A step forward for food security in Fernie

Valley Vitals owner Ashley Taylor has a passion to connect people back with their environment and their community through food.

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The Heartbeet Catering food truck is a brilliant light blue, with the owners, Michel Kuhn and Nicole Vogt, standing nearby.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Cuisine, Small Business

The HeartBeet Burger is back!

Two well-loved local foodies, Michel Kuhn and Nicole Vogt, have switched from a restaurant to a food truck—Heartbeet Catering based in Kimberley

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The brains behinds the beauty of Mad Lillies Hair and Co.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Mad Lillies Hair & Co.: The passing of the torch, or rather, the shears

Mad Lillies Hair & Co. is celebrating its one-year anniversary, and the three women behind it all couldn’t be happier.

by Zoë Dupley
Dave Grimsdell (L) and Ryan Johnson, founders of Sniper Action Photos, installed cameras for Rockland Estates in St. Martin.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business, Technology, Tourism

Sniper Action Photo captures adventure

The success of Sniper Action Photo, a two-man Revelstoke company, is pretty much an entrepreneur’s dream come true.

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Kendra Begg became the executive director of the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce in June 2017.
West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Small Business

Focus forward for Boundary chamber

Kendra Begg, the executive director of the Boundary Country Chamber of Commerce, is proactive, action-focused and tenacious.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - April 13 issue

Kootenay Business is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

Young lady holding up a snowboard at Panorama
East Kootenay, Invermere

Top employers in the Columbia Valley

Find out which companies have brought the most jobs to this Kootenay region

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Chris Fields is the current economic development officer in the village of Canal Flats, B.C.
East Kootenay, Canal Flats

Creating a new Canal Flats

“The world is changing fast, and adaptability equals success.” - Chris Fields, economic development officer, Canal Flats, B.C.

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