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January 9th

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McKerracher re-elected Hospital District Chair

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District provides up to 40 percent capital funding for acute care facilities in the region

January 8th

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Selkirk College opens new carpentry shop at Silver King Campus

The $23 million refresh at Nelson's Silver King Campus has reached another milestone with the opening of its new carpentry shop

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Sparwood: There’s (even more) coal in them hills

John Pumphrey, president of North Coal in Sparwood, B.C., discusses what his company is up to with regards to the Michel Coal Project

January 7th

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Ed Attridge new Executive Director at Trail Chamber of Commerce

Ed Attridge replaces recently retired Audry Durham as the new Executive Director

January 5th

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Kintsugi: Broken pottery becomes more beautiful, precious

Chips and cracks are outlined and filled in with gold, creating a new design

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Toronto Blue Jays player hosts baseball camp for Calgary kids

Danny Jansen, a catcher with the Toronto Blue Jays, joins Global News Calgary to talk about a camp he’s hosting for local baseball players who are looking to improve at the sport.

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Recipe: Winter black truffle scallop and endive salad

With January here and the holidays in the rear view mirror, you may be looking for some healthy dinner alternatives.

January 4th

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College of the Rockies News and Notes

Expanding cannabis training and first-ever student-led conference focuses on unique challenges of navigating change in rural health systems

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College of the Rockies research shows the vital role Cranbrook Family Connections (CFC) has in area

CFC’s integrated service delivery better supports client needs, helps decrease social isolation, and diverts clients from congested health care system

January 3rd

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Lee Pratt looks ahead

Lee Pratt likes to get things done, with good results for the people affected. “We’re regular people, doing a job,” he said.

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John Dooley is back

After four years, John Dooley has returned to the position of mayor of Nelson. This term will give him a total of 13 years in the role.

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Cranbrook’s Kelsey Hyggen excels in National CPA Exam

The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia is the training, governing, and regulatory body for over 36,000 members and students

January 2nd

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Lisa Pasin, Trail’s new mayor

“I have a clear understanding of my role and clear expectations of myself and others in achieving our shared purpose.”—Lisa Pasin, Trail’s mayor

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Carl Data receives $225K in funding for further growth of sensor development laboratory

Funding from the Columbia Basin Trust Impact Investment Fund will be used to continue development of a new water and wastewater sensor testing lab facility

December 27th

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Prestige Radium Hot Springs Resort, BW Premier Collection

Newly Renovated Prestige Radium Hot Springs Resort In Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia

December 24th

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Talking timber with Jeff and Stephanie Bowes, owners of Canadian Timberframes Ltd.

As one of Golden’s largest employers—with 39 employees—Canadian Timberframes Ltd., owned by Jeff and Stephanie Bowes, is on a roll these days as they have seen

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Kootenay Biz Blog takes a winter break

Thanks to all our readers for following the Kootenay Biz Blog on a daily basis in 2018

December 21st

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The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation helps fund 19 Kootenay-area non-profits & service clubs

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation is helping Christmas come a little early this year for nineteen Kootenay-area non-profit organizations

December 20th

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Eggnog Snowmen Donuts

I will preface this post by saying I’m not an eggnog fan. The name alone kind of turns me off but the thickness and the taste just doesn’t do it for me. BUT, I don’t mind using it in baking,...

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Cranbrook’s Summit 107 sold to Vista Radio chain

Vista Radio has announced its plans to acquire the shares of Clear Sky Radio, which operates stations in Cranbrook and Lethbridge

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Fernie “Tiny Homes” development coming on stream

Hummingbird Micro Homes, also a Fernie-based company, constructed and supplied the units for the development.

December 19th

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The Purist Pantry in Rossland offers healthy foods from scratch

Melinda and Todd Kopet create healthy foods from scratch out of The Purist Pantry in Rossland, B.C.

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Lions Club crafts new washrooms for Wycliffe Regional Park

The crew of eight Lions used materials purchased by the RDEK and the old Tembec mill as their workshop.

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Welcome to Cranbrook—a.k.a. Winter Blitzville

The best X Games snowmobilers in the world are coming to Cranbrook, B.C., on Family Day weekend for CBK-X Winter Blitzville

December 18th

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Soulfood launches Little Soul Café & Market as part of relocation and expansion plan

Welcomes lifestyle retailer, Lane & Meadow, to newly-renovated space at the Mount Baker Hotel

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Nearly $35 thousand dollars in energy savings thanks to pool dehumidification project at WFP

Last year’s retrofit of the pool dehumidification system at Western Financial Place (WFP) continues to produce significant energy and cost savings for the City.

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Meet the mayor of Revelstoke

We asked Gary Sulz a few questions about his background and hopes for his first term as mayor of Revelstoke.

December 17th

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MP Wayne Stetski encourages students and employers to look to Canada Summer Jobs 2019 funding

Service Canada will be accepting applications for the 2019 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program starting Monday, December 17th, 2018.

December 14th

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Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - December 14 issue

Kootenay Business is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

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Winter is coming - city launches PlowCRANBROOK, a real-time plow tracker

The City has a solid fleet of trucks and plows in place, with operations ready to run around the clock during any major snow event

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New leadership for the Trail chamber

The Trail & District Chamber of Commerce has new staff and a renewed commitment to its members and the community.

December 13th

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Mince Pies

  In all truth, I had my first Mince Pie during my 30th Christmas. I’d never really seen them, or noticed them, at Christmas in Canada but after moving to the UK they were everywhere. And I was intrigued and a...

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Black Dog Cycle and Ski in Kimberley, B.C., will fuel your fitness goals

Black Dog Cycle and Ski is contributing to the small-business climate thriving in Kimberley’s Platzl

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Better equipped for connecting to the world

Over 12,000 Basin-Boundary households have better high-speed Internet access

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ʔaq̓am Community health

In partnership with the First Nations Health Authority, the ʔaq̓am Community has undertaken the construction of another significant project.