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Community members discuss Koocanusa recreation at the Grasmere open house.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Developments, Environment

Have your say on the Koocanusa Recreation Strategy

Four open houses were recently held to discuss the Koocanusa Recreation Strategy; if you missed them, the deadline for online feedback is December 15

by Julie Matchett
A solar array installed on the rooftop of Castlegar City Hall.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Environment

Castlegar is committed to energy conservation

The City of Castlegar is dedicated to sustainability and renewable energy generation

by Julie Matchett
Shade Sails Canada staff is passing out bags from their second company at their Dragons’ Den appearance in October.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Environment, Retail, Small Business

Vibrant and stylish bags are created by the Green Bag Company in Revelstoke, B.C.

The Green Bag Company in Revelstoke, B.C., is creating upscale, upcycled bags of all sizes and shapes

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Crawford Bay Park.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Environment, Financial

Partnerships allow purchase of key lands

Columbia Basin Trust contributes $800,000 for purchase of recreational land in Crawford Bay

CFO Krystle Seed, CEO and president Ken Kalesnikoff, and COO Chris Kalesnikoff visit Kallesoe Machinery in Denmark to see their new state-of-the-art glulam line in action.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Environment, Forestry

Kudos to the Kalesnikoff Lumber Company

The fourth generation keeps Kalesnikoff Lumber Company a proud and successful enterprise with its forward-thinking approach to forestry

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Four young girls in high-visibility vests sit on a wooden staircase with bags of trash
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Environment

Cranbrook and Kimberley clean up

On September 20, Cranbrook and Kimberley volunteers joined a world-wide effort to clean up our communities and raise awareness about protecting our environment.

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Tablet being held between two hands, screen shows Climate Change website.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment

Climate change info centralized online

There’s a new online source for people seeking easy-to-understand information on climate change specific to local communities

Noemie Roy, owner of Thread the Needle, is a professionally trained seamstress who works to repair customers’ well-loved items to their former glory.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Golden, Environment, Small Business

Thread the Needle in Golden, B.C., gives your gear a second life

Noemie Roy, owner of Thread the Needle in Golden, B.C., offers clients a chance to repair and restore their well-loved outdoor gear.

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Close-up of two helicopters at low altitude
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Environment

Cranbrook floodplain mapping underway

The City of Cranbrook had a busy summer, upgrading infrastructure and undertaking floodplain mapping to inform land use planning and future protective measures.

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View of towering mountains, with alpine slopes below.
Kootenay BizBlog, Environment, First Nations

MP Wayne Stetksi congratulates the Ktunaxa on approval of project to protect Qat’muk

To the Ktunaxa, Qat’muk is home to the Grizzly Bear Spirit which is a source of protection, guidance and strength

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