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Amy Keonen sitting outside at table.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Community connection for women in Castlegar

Her HQ is a unique women-centred co-working and personal growth space in downtown Castlegar

by Julie Matchett
Cam Whitehead speaks next to a projected image.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Small Business, Technology

How the Kootenay tech community is thriving (and how you can too)

Cam Whitehead, executive director for KAST in Nelson, B.C., explains how Kootenay businesses can harness tech with simple steps

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Kids line up in front of a big black bus and wave to the camera.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Education, Technology

Bikes and Bytes empowers kids in Nelson to code and explore the great outdoors

Shirley Loi, community engagement manager for Traction for Good in Nelson, B.C., highlights the benefits of Bikes and Bytes

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East Kootenay, Creston, Education, Kootenay Influencers

Kootenay author and former civil servant shares secrets on how to live civilly

Diane Kalen-Sukra writes about what individuals and communities can do to stop the rising tide of incivility that is threatening our world.

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Group of students who worked on trails.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

Creating Destinations to be Desired

This summer, an enthusiastic group of youth gave a helping hand in the Basin, improving the condition of several high-use locations

David Bonk, CEO, HomeFree Living was able to take his sustainable housing initiative to the next level thanks to research conducted by College faculty researcher Becky Pelkonen (centre), and overseen by Gaby Zezulka, Chair, Academic Innovation and Applied Research.
East Kootenay, Education, Financial, Small Business

College of the Rockies providing new round of research assistance

For-profit enterprises in the East Kootenay region with 500 or fewer full-time equivalent employees are eligible for up to $5,000 in research assistance

Cooper Baley hiking on a hillside with his family.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Rossland, Education

Local high school students in Rossland to benefit from ‘Free Fridays’

Seven Summits Centre for Learning (7S) in Rossland is beefing up the perks for staff and students by modifying its week into four longer days

Vivienne Hurley, Youth Recruitment and Marketing Coordinator at Seven Summits Centre for Learning in Rossland.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Rossland, Education

New appointment to put Rossland’s high school education on the map

Vivienne Hurley, new Youth Recruitment and Marketing Coordinator at Seven Summits Centre for Learning in Rossland, touts the benefits of the innovative school

by Vivienne Hurley
Robin Hicks, new Vice President, Academic and Applied Research, at College of the Rockies.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

College of the Rockies welcomes new Vice President

Hicks takes over the Vice President role from Heather Hepworth who filled the position, on an interim basis, for the previous two years.

The official ribbon cutting for the Silver King Campus Refresh project was handled by (middle L-R) Selkirk College President Angus Graeme, Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall, Millwright/Machinist Program student Kai Roenspiess, Elder Anne Jimmie, AEST Minister Melanie Mark and Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Education

Selkirk College officially opens refreshed Silver King Campus

A project that began in 2015 to bring new life to a campus was celebrated recently with the official opening in Nelson

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