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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

A group of Silverton citizens hold up signs in support of the 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, New Denver, Rossland, Salmo, Slocan, Energy, Environment

Five West Kootenay communities are leading the way in renewable energy

Five West Kootenay communities have signed on to the EcoSociety’s 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign. Meet the early adopters of change.

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Kate Letizia standing in front of bushes.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Energy, Environment

City of Nelson hires Climate Change Coordinator

The Climate Change Coordinator position will implement initiatives to increase Nelson's capacity to reduce its climate impact

Darcy Wanuk is wearing one of her creations, a jean jacket with swaths of added cloth.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Environment, Small Business

Darcy Wanuk repurposes old textiles into funky, fun clothes for women

Darcy Wanuk started stitch + cloth Ecodesigns in Kimberley, B.C., to reconstruct old textiles into funky women’s clothing

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People at an museum exhibit.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Environment, First Nations

Showcasing Arts and Culture of the Columbia River Basin

Poets, performers, visual art displays included at international conference

Close-up of huckleberries.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Environment

Huckleberry harvesting restricted to protect grizzly habitat

The recent increase in commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting in the Kootenays has resulted in conflicts with grizzly bear foraging areas and damaged habitat

Magnified piece of flake graphite
West Kootenay, Nelson, Energy, Environment, Mining, Small Business, Transportation

Clean energy from Eagle Graphite

Eagle Graphite, near Nelson, has been granted $290,000 from the Province of B.C. to support the development of improved electric vehicle batteries.

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