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Energy, Mining, Technology, Transportation GFS Corp names Wajax and Cullen Diesel Power as new Canadian distributors

Wajax will represent the EVO-MT® systems in Eastern and Central Canada, and Northern British Columbia; Cullen Diesel Power will service Southern B.C.

One of Integra Air's Jetstream 3100 jets sitting on the tarmac at Cranbrook Rockies International Airport.
Cranbrook, Transportation Luxury flights on a budget

Integra Air offers the opportunity to have the corporate jet feel at an affordable price.

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An Observe tire on a Subaru in the snow
Invermere, Environment, Technology, Transportation Black tires go green

Turning nut waste into tires is an example of upcycling for environmental benefits

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A highway sign with an elk on it that is part of a wildlife detection system in the Elk Valley, B.C.
Elkford, Sparwood, Environment, Transportation Elk radar will keep humans and elk safer

A pilot project of a wildlife detection system in the Elk Valley, B.C., may save lives—both human and wild

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New pedestrian/pipeline bridge in Trail.
Trail, Developments, Transportation Help “Name That (new) Bridge” in Trail

The construction of the City of Trail’s pipeline/pedestrian Bridge is well underway.

Picture of airplane coming in for a landing on an air strip.
Castlegar, Developments, Education, Transportation West Kootenay Regional Airport survey: Your input is needed

The City of Castlegar is undertaking a survey to better understand the air passenger market in the West Kootenay.

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Cuisine, Retail, Small Business, Tourism, Transportation Local BetterBook can help you plan your winter getaway

The BetterBook is your one-stop resource for planning vacations and getaways.

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Rick and Lynn O'Neill with the snow covered Rocky Mountains in the background.
Cranbrook, Transportation Can’t beat the view from this office window

Rick O'Neill runs a Calgary-based business from his home in Cranbrook with a list of contacts and a high speed internet connection.

by Julie Brannigan
Picture of Judy Cameron, first female pilot for Air Canada.
Castlegar, Transportation Air Canada’s first female pilot retires—was trained at Selkirk College

In May of this year Air Canada’s first female pilot, Judy Cameron, retired.

Man using phone while driving the car.
Nelson, Transportation Distracted driving in the Kootenays

Distracted driving kills more people per year in the Southern Interior than any other part of British Columbia.

by Mason Buettner
A delivery man wearing a navy blue baseball cap and jacket, handing a parcel to a young woman.
Cranbrook, Transportation Getting around town with Sun City Couriers

This Cranbrook business has been efficiently delivering envelopes and packages in the city for the past 20 years.

by Nowell Berg
Picture of Nicole Kauffman, standing in front of table laid out with snacks.
Cranbrook, Retail, Small Business, Transportation Cap-It Cranbrook has new franchise owners

Nicole and Corey Kauffman recently held a grand-opening to celebrate their new store.

A portrait photo of Derek Spring.
Cranbrook, Retail, Transportation Northstar Motors: 50 years in business

Derek Spring talks about the past, present and future of the General Motors dealership that has been a fixture in Cranbrook for the past half century.

by Kevin Miller
The ouside of Fernie Ford's new buidling.
Fernie, Retail, Transportation Fernie Ford relocates for the community — and the view

Local customers, local expansion and local presence will define the future of the new Ford facilities.

by Jillian Clark
A worker stands next to a forestry road in the bush in British Columbia with heavy equipment in the background.
Forestry, Tourism, Transportation Managing B.C.‘s resource roads

British Columbia's resource roads need more funding for maintenance

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Cranbrook, Kimberley, Nelson, Tourism, Transportation Gray Creek Pass Road celebrates 25th anniversary

Gray Creek Pass Road, originally designed as a shortcut between Kimberley and Kootenay Lake, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.

Kyle Procter gets ready to board his 18-wheel Peterbilt 485 to resume working as a road marker  for LaFrentz Road Marking,  a division of Canadian Road Builders Inc.
Cranbrook, Transportation More trucks on the road equal a strong economy

Canada’s economy moves by truck

by Gerry Warner
View of Pine Street in Creston BC
Creston, Tourism, Transportation $5.4 million Pine Street upgrade to Creston entrance

The improvements to Creston's Pine Street-Railway Boulevard intersection with Highway 3 are nearing completion.

Airport manager Tristen Chernove, operations manager  Jamie Roche, financial manager Krystal Porter. (LtoR)
Cranbrook, Kimberley, Developments, Transportation Airport is an important part of the Kootenay region’s future

"We can invite the world, we can get any where in the world.” Tristen Chernove, airport manager.

by Nowell Berg
Three workers in safety gear are at their work site on a recently built resource road.
Environment, Forestry, Mining, Transportation Leadership needed for B.C.‘s resource roads

B.C.'s resource roads are a multi-billion dollar asset that needs inventorying and active management

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West Kootenay Regional Airport.
Castlegar, Developments, Transportation Castlegar developing long-term economic strategy that includes the airport lands

Working to make the West Kootenay Regional Airport more accessible even during inclement weather.

by Nowell Berg

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