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Tourism in the Kootenays is a beautiful thing. — Bob Dupee photo

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A row of snowmobilers parks at the top of a snowy mountain as the sun breaks through the clouds up above.
East Kootenay, Tourism

Kootenay-made snowmobile film is creating an avalanche of attention online

Sheldon Kelly, snowmobiling filmmaker in the Kootenays, highlights what makes Sledfarm Rising such an epic movie worth watching

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Barbara Ross at the bar in the Burton City Cider tasting room
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Agriculture, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Tourism

Living a farmsteader’s dream come true in Burton, B.C.

The owners of Burton City Cider produce Kootenay-made cider, honey and other quality products using environmentally conscious methods

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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort views.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Tourism

Top ski resorts in the Kootenays and Canadian Rockies to find legendary powder

Itching to hit the slopes? Check out this list of ski destinations in the Kootenays and Canadian Rockies region

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Beverly MacNaughton smiles in a colourless photo.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Beverly MacNaughton, executive director of the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce

Beverly MacNaughton, executive director of the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce, is excited about mines and local businesses being busier than ever

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One of eight (soon to be 10) yurts is nestled into the mountainside of Radius Retreat’s 400-hectare property.
East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Radius Retreat offers a slice of “Kootenay Life” with its unique ingredient—yurt accommodations

Radius Retreat welcomes visitors from all over the world to experience, learn about and explore the backcountry near Radium Hot Springs, B.C.

by Karrigan Folvik
Tom Thomson leans against a desk in the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Tom Thompson, executive director of the Nelson Chamber of Commerce

Tom Thomson, executive director of the Nelson Chamber, has been proactive in advocating for business support, including a Keep Us Open for Business campaign

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A dirt bike rider gets big air off a jump on the Kootenay Motocross track at sunset.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Tourism

What does it take to run a world-class motocross track and ORV area in the Kootenays?

David Ketel, president of the WKRDAS near Castlegar, B.C., delves into the exhaustive and fulfilling work required to operate a family-friendly ORV destination

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Stacey Brensrud has long brown hair and wears a grey shirt and red scarf. She smiles in the photo. Snowy trees are in the background.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Stacey Brensrud, executive director of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce

Stacey Brensrud, executive director of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce, highlights why Revelstokians have reason to be stoked for their city

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Shawna Bryant has black-rimmed glasses and dyed blonde hair.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Shawna Bryant, executive director of the Elkford Chamber of Commerce

Shawna Bryant, executive director of the Elkford Chamber of Commerce, highlights accomplishments of the past year and issues to address in the future

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Daniel Holden smiles, wearing black-rimmed glasses and a salt and pepper beard.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Daniel Holden, general manager of the Kimberley Chamber of Commerce

Daniel Holden, general manager of the Kimberley Chamber, has implemented a variety of necessary changes to bolster Kimberley’s presence

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Promoted Tourism businesses

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