Find award-winning beers at these local Kootenay area breweries
Julie Matchett writer profile
Julie Matchett is a writer and content coordinator for KPI Media. She ranks as a 7 on the Introversion vs. Extraversion scale out of 100, which might help to explain why she chose a career of quiet contemplation as opposed to public speaking.
She’s never without her trusty pair of headphones and enjoys grooving to loud 80’s rock, New Wave and electronic music while weaving words and stories together. She’s a self-professed geek and enjoys avid video gaming, flower gardening, sewing, historybounding, collecting LEGO and puttering.
Most recent articles by Julie Matchett
Read about local coffee roasters as you celebrate National Coffee Day and the beverage that’s an essential pick-me-up for many people
Based in Nelson, B.C., Melinda Nealis and Kayla Carley are the mother-and-daughter duo behind Replenish—The Kootenay Refill Store
Mo’ Better Organized assists clients by helping them organize their homes and lives
Based in Golden, B.C., Day2Day Books is a highly experienced bookkeeping company
The consumer trend towards buying locally-grown flowers is booming in the Kootenays as proven by this list of 10 flower farms
Waterfront and acreages are among the most desirable pieces of real estate. Check out our list of 10 prime Kootenay properties.
Lisa Ziebarth, manager of the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce, loves how community-minded Creston is
Find uniquely home-grown Kootenay clothing, wearables and gear from these 12 local businesses
Jeremiah Woods is the owner of a large fleet of VW vehicles and now he’s created a campground in Golden, B.C., to share his love of the iconic brand
A custom fabrication and welding shop, Elk Valley Precision & Cab provides services to Sparwood and area businesses
Alpenglow Superfood Bakery uses ingredients that are organic, wholesome and nutrient-dense, yet still delicious
The annual BC Business “Most Resilient Cities in 2021” list includes Nelson and Cranbrook
Ovry is a brand of affordable, high-quality pregnancy and ovulation tests available for online purchase.
Itching to hit the slopes? Check out this list of 12 ski destinations in the Kootenays and Canadian Rockies region
14 Kimberley businesses and individuals garnered praise for their excellence this year
The annual Golden Community Excellence Awards recognized greatness and good work.
Blush MediSpa in Cranbrook provides the newest naturopathic and medical treatments to its clientele.
The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Business Excellence Awards, virtual-style, on November 7th
The BC Achievement Community Awards honour excellence and exceptional community service in communities across the province
The vacant Canadian Tire property in Cranbrook has been purchased by a Calgary-based development company
The annual Elkford Business Excellence Awards were held on October 29, 2020 via Zoom
Located in Balment Park, the KEYSA sports facility will truly be a Cranbrook community venue
The Kimberley Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its annual Business Excellence Awards
Castlegar is focused on attracting new investment and supporting and growing existing businesses
Three Kootenay regional districts recognized for Accelerate Kootenays initiative
The Columbia Basin Trust 2019/20 Annual Report shows over $97 million provided for the Basin region
Celebrating Kootenay biodiversity, the GLOWS program is part of Science Literary Week 2020
A relocation concierge, CityScout offers personalized service to help make a move easier
The Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre welcomes Jennifer Bouchard to the team
A community survey is being conducted to help develop a vision of Castlegar’s future
They’re a growing trend across the Kootenays—check out this list of the region’s co-working spaces.
The key to coping with COVID-19 is kindness, says Valerie Semeniuk, owner of Kootenai Moon Furniture in Nelson.