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A group of employees pose in front of Boundary Electric in an old photo.
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Energy One of the Kootenay’s biggest businesses celebrates 75 years

David Evdokimoff, CEO and managing director of Boundary Electric in Grand Forks, B.C., highlights 75 years of lessons learned in business

The owner and two managers of the Huckleberry Mountain Market standing behind a counter
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Retail, Small Business Christina Lake employer retains satisfied staff despite a widespread B.C. worker shortage

The owner of Huckleberry Mountain Market stepped up and rewarded his staff with $30,000 in bonuses after a grueling COVID summer.

Sarah Dinsdale, Marketing & Revilization Coordinator for the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce.
East Kootenay, Grand Forks, West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Small Business One-on-one with Sarah Dinsdale of the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce is increasing its staff to accomplish more projects

DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. building.
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Technology DMG provides flagship mining facility update

DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. is a diversified blockchain and cryptocurrency company.

Bitcoin graphic.
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Trail, Mining, Technology Cryptocurrency comes to the Kootenays

Part IV. A financial snapshot of West Kootenay bitcoin mining

Bitcoin graphic.
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Trail, Mining, Technology Cryptocurrency comes to the Kootenays

Part III. What is bitcoin mining and what’s the appeal for this in the West Kootenay?

Bitcoin graphic.
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Trail, Mining, Technology Cryptocurrency comes to the Kootenays

Part II. The secret bitcoin location in the Kootenays

Image of lake and mountain, with the words 'Bitcoin Mining comes to the Kootenays'.
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Trail, Mining, Technology Cryptocurrency comes to the Kootenays

Part I. Tracking the West Kootenay bitcoin boom

Aerial view showing many points of interests in the area of Christina Lake
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Tourism Christina Lake wayfinding made easy

A slick new wayfinding app—available as a free download for mobile devices—is now available for Christina Lake and its immediate area.

Rob Sorenson poses with last year’s golf tournament banner.
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial Christina Lake Fire and Rescue Charity Golf Tournament

Christina Lake Fire and Rescue does good work all year. Join their charity golf tournament for some good work of your own.

by Timothy Fowler
Seasons Property Care and Seasons Watersports & Rentals in Christina Lake, B.C., are owned and operated by Brian Coutts.
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Small Business, Tourism Seasons Property Care

Seasons Property Care Ltd. is a new service for the convenience of Christina Lake property owners.

The Christina Lake Welcome Centre is home to several community organizations, an art gallery and a gift shop as well as the visitor information centre
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Small Business, Tourism The creative community of Christina Lake

Christina Lake, B.C., runs on a compatible blend of conservationists, creative types and business people.

Golfer taking a swing along a long fairway, with large mountains in background.
Cranbrook, Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere, Christina Lake, Revelstoke, Tourism Six golf stops not to miss on your swing through the Kootenays

From beginner and family-friendly courses to those worthy of the most experienced golfer, these Kootenay fairways are worth a visit.

Janice Alpine is the business development officer for the Kootenay Aboriginal Business Development Agency based in Cranbrook, B.C.
Cranbrook, Elkford, Invermere, Sparwood, Christina Lake, First Nations , Small Business Support for Aboriginal businesses

KABDA guides Aboriginal entrepreneurs through the stages of business from startup to expansion and succession.

Kathy Wright became the executive director of the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce on September 1, 2015.
Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Small Business, Tourism Boundary Chamber 2016

She has about three more hours in her day than most of us, and Kathy Wright uses that time to the advantage of B.C.’s Boundary region.

The 2016 board of directors of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Rossland, Salmo, Trail, Developments The RDKB celebrates its 50th anniversary

Following fellow Kootenay districts RDCK and RDEK, the RDKB celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2016.

by Mason Buettner
Windermere Valley Golf Course, on the sunny east side of the Columbia Valley is always one of the region's first golf courses to open.
Cranbrook, Creston, Golden, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Radium Hot Springs, Castlegar, Christina Lake, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail Projected 2016 opening dates for Kootenay golf courses

Here's a list of Kootenay Golf Course opening dates we have been able to track down.

Jakki Van Hemert (L) of Trail, B.C. received a 2015 Influential Women in Business (West Kootenay) Award from Kootenay Business magazine.
Castlegar, Christina Lake, Kaslo, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail, Small Business, Influential Women in Business West Kootenay women of influence

Four of the West Kootenay’s shining stars in business were honoured by Kootenay Business magazine and their peers.

Jennifer De Pippo
Cranbrook, Christina Lake, Health & Wellness Help Jennifer De Pippo reach the Paralympics

Tickets are available at Lotus Books, on-line at SNAP East Kootenay and direct from Jennifer De Pippo.

Family-style European inn with cloud-covered mountains in the background and blue sky above
Cranbrook, Golden, Fernie, Invermere, Christina Lake, Nelson, Real Estate Luxury homes in the Kootenays

Top 20 most expensive homes for sale in the Kootenays in 2015

A two story craftsman style home.
Cranbrook, Creston, Grand Forks, Kimberley, Castlegar, Christina Lake, Nelson, Trail, Real Estate Stop dreaming and start building

Harmony Homes puts your design and building project under one contract

Kevin Maffioli, general manager and golf pro at Christina Lake Golf Club
Christina Lake Kevin Maffoli

Kevin Maffioli, the pro at Christina Lake Golf Club, has gained PGA of B.C. recognition for his contribution to the world of golf.

RV driving by beautiful lake
Castlegar, Christina Lake, Kaslo, Nelson, Riondel, Tourism Travelers visiting the International Selkirk Loop report spending over $4,860,500.00

The survey asked thousands of travelers a variety of questions that provide valuable information to the member communities and businesses of the Loop.

Kitchen cabinets made by Bruce Richier of Leaf Cabinetry, Winlaw, B.C.
Castlegar, Christina Lake, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Small Business A career in wood

Bruce Richier of Leaf Cabinetry produces beautiful cabinets and furniture pieces for homes and businesses throughout the West Kootenay.

Christina Lake, Tourism Christina Lake’s artistic addition

Little Burro Western Art Gallery has opened its doors, to the delight of Christina Lake residents.

Cynthia Howard, manager of Kettle Valley Waste, stands with owner Ron Liddle and a driver. They all wear bright yellow company shirts.
Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Environment Taking out trash for the Boundary

Kettle Valley Waste is a business in B.C.'s Boundary region that has helped the local district implement exceptional waste disposal and diversion services.

James Wilson has brown hair and wears a Community Futures Boundary shirt.
Grand Forks, Christina Lake The Boundary: a place to grow

The Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce is invested in promoting business and the region.

Aaron and Cindy Anthony of Grand Forks Realty Ltd in Grand Forks, BC.
Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Real Estate Encouraging news for home sales in Grand Forks

Aaron and Cindy Anthony, husband and wife realtor team at Grand Forks Realty,predict real estate market in the Grand Forks will shift to favour sellers in 2014.

Kevin Maffioli named PGA Golf Professional of the year
Christina Lake Kevin Maffioli named PGA of BC Golf Professional of the Year

Christina Lake Golf Club head professional Kevin Maffioli has been named the PGA of BC Golf Professional of the Year.

A hefty-looking burger with all the toppings sits on a plate.
Christina Lake, Cuisine, Small Business Supported by locals is key

Lisa’s Lakeside Bistro has been a welcomed and welcoming place to stop for a delicious bite to eat in Christina Lake.

Christina Lake, Cuisine Christina Lake goes vegan

Christina Lake has seen the addition of Ravenous, a vegan café that also offers takeout.

A group stands in front of a red motor boat.
Christina Lake, Environment Helping boaters keep lakes free of invasive species

Christina Lake volunteers are hoping to stop the spread of invasive species by inspecting boats for harmful mussels

Happy-looking middle-aged couple stand just outside a building, holding a celebration cake.
Christina Lake Bob and Lucinda Dupee

The Dupees of Christina Lake exemplify green living, and working, and playing.

Photo of Sarah Winton
Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Tourism Forging connections

Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce promotes collaboration among community groups, in spite of the small population and large geographical area.

Mountains are the background for a multi-peaked wooden building facing a parking lot.
Christina Lake, Developments, Tourism Welcome to Christina Lake

The Christina Living Arts Centre in Christina Lake, B.C., houses the Welcome Centre, Arts & Artisans Society, Stewardship Society and Lisa's Lakeside Bistro.

Photo of Lisa Smith
Christina Lake, Cuisine, Tourism Complementing the community

With the opening of Lisa's Lakeside Bistro in the Christina Lake Living Arts Centre—also called the Welcome Centre—this community has another key attraction.

Photo of Scott and Paula Harned
Christina Lake, Developments, Tourism The evolution of a village

Christina Lake Village, owned by Scott and Paula Harned, is a harmonious blend of residents, visitors and services that cater to both.

by Richard Finnigan
Photo of Elanne and Jamie Welker
Christina Lake, Retail Changing lanes and lifestyle

Compelled by their drive to combine semi-retirement with spectacular surroundings, Jamie and Elanne Welker created Part Evil as an after-market auto specialty shop in Christina Lake.

by Richard Finnigan
Photo of Mickey Keller-Nadon, Mike Nadon and Jim MacDonald
Creston, Christina Lake, Cuisine Crafted with caring

From the Hearth Bakery in Christina Lake, B.C., has won a place in the hearts of locals and visitors alike.

by Richard Finnigan
Photo of Linda Southwick
Christina Lake, Agriculture, Tourism Business at Creekside Blueberries grows ever sweeter

Linda and Bob Southwick have a growing u-pick business with Creekside Blueberries in Christina Lake, B.C.

by Richard Finnigan