The third annual scarecrow contest is underway and sponsored by the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce.
Virginia Rasch writer profile
Virginia is a writer and copy editor with Koocanusa Publications. She is an avid outdoor recreationist in all seasons and has lived in the Kootenays for 10 years. With degrees in the natural sciences, she has worked as a tour guide, an environmentalist, a writer, and a copy editor of scientific publications. Virginia now brings her passion for everything green to Kootenay Business.
Most recent articles by Virginia Rasch
The Forest Practices Board released a report that recommends better reforestation practices in B.C.’s dry fir forests, including less clearcutting
Attorney Alan J. Burch in Nelson specializes in wills, and he’s seen an increase in demand during the pandemic
A trip of goats are trained as targeted grazers for a unique business: Vahana Nature Rehabilitation in Ta Ta Creek, B.C.
Two Cranbrook homeowners bought their dream homes with the expeditious assistance of Sandy Smith Personal Real Estate Corporation
Kootenay companies innovate to help Canada become self-sufficient in PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic
Pandemic bad haircuts and lessons learned by Kellie Wolf, owner of Wolfy’s Hair Den in Kimberley
Two Cranbrook homeowners sold their homes easily and quickly with the assistance of Sandy Smith Personal Real Estate Corporation
Here’s a list of all Kootenay farmers markets to help us increase our local food security
Buying or selling a home during the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia? Yes you can!
What investors need to know about the West Kootenay Boundary Community Investment Co-op and the East Kootenay Columbia Community Investment Co-op
The WorkBC Centre in Trail opened at an opportune time—rising unemployment in the COVID-19 epoch
Revive the lost art of reading aloud during Earth Hour—Saturday, March 28th starting at 8:30 p.m.
The Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce handed out 11 awards at its annual Business Awards gala
Nelson business roundup: Here’s the latest news
The Sparwood Chamber of Commerce handed out 9 awards at its annual Business Awards gala.
The Happy Hills Farm in Rossland is growing super healthy food year-round
The Kicking Horse Chamber of Commerce handed out 16 awards at its annual Community Excellence Awards ceremony.
The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce handed out 12 awards at its annual Business Awards gala.
The Fernie Chamber of Commerce handed out 13 awards at its annual Business Awards gala
Creston businesses team up to get people out on the town
The Trail and District Chamber of Commerce handed out 11 awards at its annual Business Excellence Awards ceremony
Three more West Kootenay communities have signed on to the EcoSociety’s 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign: Castlegar, Warfield and Kaslo
An open storefront and a pharmacist’s calling leads to the award-winning Elkford Drug Store
The Elkford Chamber of Commerce handed out five awards at its annual Business Awards gala
The iconic Wait’s News in Nelson, B.C., moved but hasn’t changed its generous heart
The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce handed out 13 awards at its annual Business Excellence Awards ceremony.
Who were the winners of the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce annual Business Excellence Awards in 2019?
Darcy Wanuk started stitch + cloth Ecodesigns in Kimberley, B.C., to reconstruct old textiles into funky women’s clothing