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Pat Bentley and Jill Bentley-Lobban at the Centex store in Kimberley, B.C.
Kimberley, Health & Wellness, Small Business Contemporary Kimberley market

The colourful, crowded, market-style Centex store in Kimberley has fresh, locally sourced food that’s attracting customers from miles away.

Cassandra Boon, doctor of chiropractic
Cranbrook, Kimberley, Health & Wellness A boon to Cranbrook’s health service

Fine & Well Health and Chiropractic continues to offer service in Cranbrook while its Kimberley location is restored.

Bottles of Tabletree juice and sauce
Creston, Health & Wellness, Small Business Edmonton Eskimos team-up with Tabletree Juice

Co-owners, Gary and Susan Snow are very pleased to announce that they have culminated a sale to supply the team with their world award winning juice.

Stephanie China stands against an orange background in her instructor photo for Revelution in Revelstoke, B.C.
Revelstoke, Health & Wellness Sweat, get fit and have fun at Revelution

Steph China and her husband Jeff Honig have brought their passion for active lifestyles to opening, Revelution fitness studio in Revelstoke, B.C.

A group of people holding a cheque
Sparwood, Developments, Health & Wellness RDEK announces $200,000 for Lilac Terrace expansion

Funding for the Lilac Terrace expansion in Sparwood has been approved.

Exterior of Invermere’s Valley Spas new home
Invermere, Health & Wellness, Small Business Invermere’s Valley Spas moves to new home

Offering a complete line of hot tubs, spas, swimming spas, accessories, chemical supplies, service and installation throughout the Columbia Valley.

The newly renovated Baker Street Professional Centre building.
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Upgrading to better patient care

F.W. Green Clinic moves and splits into two family practices

Kevin Roberge, chiropractor, Cranbrook, B.C.
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Favourite wellness centre

After spending most of his life in Calgary and Toronto, Dr. Kevin Roberge had had enough of city living, and that was Cranbrook’s gain.

Therapist J.Tomas Gonzalez.
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Biomagnetic therapy is now available in the Kootenays

Medical Biomagnetism is now available in the Kootenays

Jersey image for the 6th annual WaCanId cycling event
Creston, Nelson, Trail, Health & Wellness 6th annual WaCanId cycling event loops into Canada again

September 15th – 20th, a 6 –day cycling event around the International Selkirk Loop, a 350 mile route through Washington, Canada and Idaho.

Nelson, Health & Wellness A solution to hand and shoulder pain

This new physiotherapy centre has found its home in Nelson, B.C.

Selkirk College biology instructor Dr. Delia Roberts
Castlegar, Education, Health & Wellness Providing the tools to create a safe and healthy workplace

With proven results in some of the most grueling industries, Selkirk College biology instructor Dr. Delia Roberts is bringing her expertise in the field.

New ICU development at the Cranbrook hospital
Cranbrook, Developments, Health & Wellness New ICU construction underway at hospital

Cranbrook's $20 million East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is underway

Doctors being recruited to Cranbrook, BC
Health & Wellness Business community asked to help entice doctors

Shortage of family physicians in Cranbrook was the topic at a recent chamber meeting.

Carla Lowden, owner/operator of Curves in Cranbrook, B.C.
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness, Small Business The next stretch for Curves

The Curves philosophy of exercise, diet and coaching has provided a framework for success for Carla Lowden and her clients.

Creston, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business Herbal delights

Tilia Botanicals has recently opened on 1521 Cook Street in Creston, offering an assortment of herbal products.

College of the Rockies 30th Dental Assistant program graduating class looks forward to starting their careers.
Cranbrook, Education, Health & Wellness College Dental Assistant program sees milestone

College of the Rockies’ Certified Dental Assistant program is marking a new milestone as students graduate from the program for the 30th year in a row.

Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes at the microphone
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Clara’s big ride in Cranbrook

Volunteerism is applauded by Olympic medalist Clara Hughes as she advocates for better understanding of mental illness.

(L to R): Tom Tobin, Branch Manager-Finning; Clayton Podrasky, Superintendent Mine Operations–Teck EVO; Tracey Valin, equipment operator–Teck EVO; Ernie Canlas, Acting General Manager–Teck EVO; and Bob Arnott, Account Manager-Finning
Elkford, Sparwood, Health & Wellness, Mining Teck jumps in to help Bulldoze Breast Cancer with PINK Cat

Teck is helping to raise awareness of breast cancer and its impact on the local community.

Heidi Thompson, owner and master stylist of Taupe Hair & Nail Studio
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Sophisticated new location for salon

Heidi Thompson is bringing new energy and vibrance to Taupe Hair & Nail Studio in Cranbrook, B.C.

Dr. Donna McArthur, will be presenting a workshop called “Busy Women CAN Be Healthy: 5 Steps to Empower Your Daily Life.” at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort on April 4th and 5th.
Fairmont Hot Springs, Health & Wellness College hosts women’s wellness retreat

Escape the Insanity! - A women’s wellness retreat will be taking place at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort on April 4th and 5th hosted by COTR.

Man in a quilted jacket stands outside next to a building bearing a sign saying Baker Street Mall
Cranbrook, Developments, Health & Wellness Baker Street Mall repurposed

Plans are in place to develop the Baker Street Mall into a health support centre, conveniently located in downtown Cranbrook.

Photo of someone holding an iPhone displaying the new app upgrade to help improve avalanche forecasting
Revelstoke, Environment, Health & Wellness Revelstoke-based Canadian Avalanche Centre’s new app upgrade to help improve avalanche forecasting

Help improve avalanche forecasting with Canadian Avalanche Centre's new app upgrade.

Photo Kootenay Savings building in Trail, B.C.
Trail, Health & Wellness Kootenay Savings donates $5,000 to Hope Air Charity

Trail-based Kootenay Savings donated $5,000 to help fund healthcare travel.

Punjabi Folk dancers
Health & Wellness Arts, culture and heritage grant applications available

CKCA and the Trust announce 2014/15 programs.

Adventurer Jamie McDonald hangs out with students at College of the Rockies’ Golden campus.
Golden, Education, Health & Wellness COTR Golden campus receives special visitor

Jamie McDonald stopped in to speak to students at the College of the Rockies’ Golden campus on Thursday, January 9.

Duane and Linda Pilson present STARS foundation executive, Nafisa Taimuri with a cheque for over $2100
Fairmont Hot Springs, Health & Wellness, Tourism Cranbrook-based RVwest donates over $2,100 to STARS—bringing total to over $12,000 in all

This past September, Fairmont Hot Springs welcomed RVers from across western Canada for the 9th RVwest Rally

Creston, Health & Wellness A change of pace

Once known as Creston Fitness Centre, the only private gym in town has seen a change of name and ownership.

Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Limber up

Krista Birch is the owner and operator of the brand-new Glow Yoga and Wellness Studio in Cranbrook.

Heart and Soul Tae Kwon Do owners, Jakki and Steve Van Hemert.
Health & Wellness Training body and mind

Having recently opened in Fruitvale, Heart and Soul Tae Kwon Do is offering instruction in tae kwon do and hapkido, as well as fitness classes.

Gray's pharmacy in Kimberley
Kimberley, Health & Wellness Providing options for medical care

Gray's Compounding Pharmacy had its grand opening in Marysville, B.C.

City of Nelson celebrates completion of Canada's newest all-wheel park for skateboarders and bike riders
Nelson, Health & Wellness Nelson home to Canada’s newest all-wheel park with $450,000 price tag

The City of Nelson is celebrating the completion of Canada's newest All Wheel Park for skateboarders and bike riders.

Marni Beninger has dark curly hair and wears a powder blue shirt.
Nelson, Health & Wellness One business, two passions

Marni Beninger has found ways to combine her interests and strengths into the thriving Mountain Waters Spa and Wellness in Nelson, B.C.

Smiling woman standing in front of a wall with a list of engraved name plaques
Cranbrook, Financial, Health & Wellness The serious business of charity

With government funding on the decline, hospital foundations play a growing role in providing financial support to our fragile system of health care.

KERHD Chair John Kettle and representatives from Interior Health reveal the conceptual drawings for the new ICU project during a recent KERHD Board meeting.
Cranbrook, Developments, Health & Wellness Interior Health moves to next phase of EK Regional Hospital ICU/Electrical Design

The initial design phase for the East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s new intensive care unit and upgraded electrical system has been completed.

Optometrist, Christine Chatten in her own practice.
Kimberley, Health & Wellness Kimberley Vision Care

Optometrist Christine Chatten has been practising in Kimberley for over 15 years.

by Lisa Crane
Owners of Kimberley's Hearbeet Vegetarian Bistro, Nicole Vogt and Michel C. Kuhn.
Kimberley, Cuisine, Health & Wellness Tantalize your tastebuds at Kimberley’s newest restaurant, Heartbeet Vegetarian Bistro

In the heart of downtown is Kimberley’s newest restaurant, Heartbeet Vegetarian Bistro.

by Lisa Crane
Health & Wellness A legacy of teaching

The Yasodhara Ashram is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013.

Photo of a play room for small children
Health & Wellness Grants available for projects that support social well-being

January 9 deadline for CBT’s Social Grants Program

Ari Rosen wears a fedora and a blue hoodie as he smiles for the camera.
Fernie, Health & Wellness, Small Business Helping people stay stoked on life

Perhaps it's a passion for community and life that has helped Ari Rosen run a successful small business for the last decade.

Smiling blonde woman stands in front of anatomical charts
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Small effort, big benefit

Incorporating exercise into our downtime will help with health, strength and self-confidence. Cranbrook physiotherapist Suzanne Thompson has some suggestions.

Close-up of a smiling woman with blue eyes and blonde hair, with anatomical charts on the wall behind her
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Physio Sue

Physiotherapist Suzanne Thompson of Kootenay Therapy Center has a positive attitude—and to complement it, she has energy that produces positive results.

Man wearing a casual black jacket with a logo on the left breast; exercise equipment behind him
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Independence day for Fitness Inc.

With 12 years of operating his gym as a franchise, Trevor Zak is now running his business, Fitness Inc., as a solo venture.

People working out at Core Fitness, a gym in Cranbrook, BC
Cranbrook, Health & Wellness Fitness for the whole community

Core Fitness has been a favourite spot for active Cranbrook residents since the gym opened in 2009.

Fernie, Health & Wellness Assisted healing

Dr. Mike Rumpel of Elk Valley Family Chiropractic recently joined the Chiropractic Cancer Foundation for Children.

Photo of third grader, Nathan Croston
Castlegar, Nelson, Developments, Health & Wellness Selkirk College & Kootenay Climbing Association collaborate

Selkirk College has agreed to lease part of the Gymnasium at Tenth Street Campus (Mary Hall), to the Kootenay Climbing Association.

Michelle and Andy Gray in their new pharmacy, Gray’s Compounding Pharmacy Remedy’s RX
Kimberley, Health & Wellness A new pharmacy in Kimberley

Michelle and Andy Gray have opened Gray’s Compounding Pharmacy Remedy’s RX in Kimberley, B.C.

by Lisa Crane
Three women sitting on yoga mats on a shiny wood floor
Nelson, Health & Wellness, Small Business A spa where education rules

Marni Beninger and her staff at Mountain Waters Spa & Wellness thrive on continued education and exemplary professional service.

Photo of Carla Marshall
Castlegar, Education, Health & Wellness, Small Business Creating a respectful workplace policy and procedure

Is your company ready to comply with new WorkSafeBC workplace bullying and harassment policies?

Photo of a group of people
Fernie, Developments, Health & Wellness Improvements slated for Fernie seniors drop-in centre

Fernie seniors, along with other residents and community groups, will be able to enjoy an upgraded seniors drop-in centre thanks in part to $25,000 from CBT.

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