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Cover Architectural Collaborative Inc. of Nelson, B.C., produced this concept rendering of the proposed District office for Elkford, B.C.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Environment

Pride of Elkford

“Elkford has been a leader in climate change awareness, so it was important to make the district office a green building.” — Scott Beeching

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Six Mile Slough near Creston will provide better habitat for many species once it’s restored with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Ecosystem Enhancement Program.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Forestry

Improving health and biodiversity in local ecosystems

Trust gives five projects over $3 million through Ecosystem Enhancement Program

Members of the Selkirk College facilities team—(L-R) Mike Geisler, Melanie Perepolkin, Ron Zaitsoff and Pauline de Grandpre—check out the new Chevrolet Bolt which has been added to the college fleet.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, Technology, Transportation

Selkirk College ushers in electric vehicle age

The new Chevrolet Bolt is 100 per cent electric and the estimated cost for operating the vehicle annually is less than $500.

Shown is the interior of a tiny house, showing the kitchen in the foreground with lots of wood everywhere.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, Environment, Small Business

Nelson Tiny Houses are big on charm

Nelson Tiny Houses in Nelson, B.C., proves that downsizing can mean upgrading

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Green Roads Recycling asphalt machine.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Environment, Technology, Transportation

Green Roads Recycling is an industry leader in road recycling—celebrating 30 years in business

Using Green Road innovative technology, HIPAR roads cost less, last the same amount of time and reduce our carbon footprint by more than 50 per cent.

MP Wayne Stetski in his Cranbrook Office.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, Small Business, Tourism

MP Wayne Stetski looks behind and ahead

After serving as Cranbrook’s Mayor from 2011 to 2014, MP Wayne Stetski continues to serve the Kootenays on a grander, federal scale in 2019.

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Two female students are wearing warm layers of clothes and are holding a sign that says
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Energy, Environment

A Cool Challenge

Selkirk College is participating in the BC Cool Campus Challenge to lower its environmental footprint

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A Teck employee crouched beside a river.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment

Teck named to 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list

Teck was the top-ranked company in the Metals and Mining category, as rated by media and investment research company, Corporate Knights.

Helicopters fighting forest fires in Kootenays, B.C. in August, 2018.
East Kootenay, Elkford, West Kootenay, Kaslo, Education, Environment, Financial, Real Estate, Retail

Is your business prepared for a fire or flood?

Here is a (relatively) comprehensive guide to make sure your business is covered in emergency situations.

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A student looking through a pair of binoculars.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Environment

Students “Do and Learn” in their wild backyards

Environmental education programs have immediate and long-lasting effects

Promoted Environment businesses

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