Interesting Links

May 31st

Thursday Baking Club shared a link

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

I’m a complete devotee of anything Lemon. I love lemonade, lemon tarts, lemon curd, the more lemon the better! So earlier this week when I saw a bag of lemons on sale for 30% off I snatched it up and...

May 23rd

Thursday Baking Club shared a link

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Late last year while watching the most recent season of Great British Bake Off I was excited to see that they had created an episode all about vegan baking. While I’m not vegan, I do often like to challenge myself...

April 5th

Cranbrook Daily Townsman shared a link

Backyard Astronomer: Our Glorious Moon

Gary Boyle

March 28th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Traction on Demand is parking in Nelson

Greg Malpass, founder and CEO of Traction on Demand, is bringing his business home to Nelson, B.C.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Get outside! Basin trails to see improvements

The Trust increases recreation opportunities with $484,000 for 29 trail projects

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Next Level Fitness has upped its game

Katie Jackson, owner of Next Level Fitness in Sparwood, B.C., has a bright new studio and fun, unique classes

March 27th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Discuss the future of the Columbia River

The One River, One Future conference will take place in Kimberley, B.C. from September 12-14, 2019

March 26th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

The Trust is fulfilling its purpose

“Our mandate is set by the people of the Columbia Basin, and it’s our job to execute on it.” — Johnny Strilaeff, president and CEO, the Trust.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Kemlee Equipment and Kubota expands with new facility in Creston

Kemlee Equipment in Creston, B.C., is investing in a new spacious facility for its Kubota dealership

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Student-led research helps improve safety protocols in backcountry

College of the Rockies and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures release research results on best practices for tree-well rescues

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Nakusp to get connected

The announcement of funding for high-speed Internet opens new possibilities for economic development for Nakusp.

March 25th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

College of the Rockies business students win at Western Canadian Business Competition

Teams from across Western Canada took part in the competition and were tasked with running a simulated business that produces cameras and drones.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Electronic Logging Devices add efficiency to Hours of Service compliance

Electronic Logging Devices allow drivers to track their hours of service easily while out on the road.

March 22nd

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - March 22

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

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

The Chambers Group: Trucking at its most innovative

DCT Chambers Trucking presents the DCT or dump-clean trailer—another innovation in a long line of firsts.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Cranbrook welcomes Cobs Bread with open mouths

Rod and Tamara Duggan are the franchisees of the newly opened Cobs Bread Bakery in Cranbrook, B.C.

March 21st

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Cranbrook courts development

The City of Cranbrook is developing and applying its strategies in the realm of economic development.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

How sweet it is: Slocan City Suites opens for seniors

Rita Moir, president of the Slocan Valley Seniors Housing Society, outlines the benefits of the new Slocan City Suites complex

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Connectivity is key in the Kootenays

Jinny Sims, Minister of Citizens’ Services, details how the provincial government’s $50-million grant will benefit rural and Aboriginal communities through B.C.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Pride of Elkford

“Elkford has been a leader in climate change awareness, so it was important to make the district office a green building.” — Scott Beeching

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Improving health and biodiversity in local ecosystems

Trust gives five projects over $3 million through Ecosystem Enhancement Program

March 20th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

College of the Rockies — News and Notes

Bachelor of Science nursing students busy with mock mass casualty simulation; latest Fire Services certificate graduating class in Kimberley

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Trail-based Kootenay Savings issues $746K in profit sharing dividends to members

With corporate offices in Trail, Kootenay Savings is a member-owned financial co-operative with eleven branches throughout the Kootenays

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

The Elkview Coal Mine celebrates a milestone

This year marks the 50th anniversary of surface mining at Elkview mine near Sparwood, B.C.

March 19th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

MP Wayne Stetski calls for more funding for rural internet and wireless

Stetski called on the government to substantially increase its investment in rural connectivity in the 2019 budget saying, “rural Canadians deserve no less.”

March 18th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Missed connections: Farmer seeking farm

Hailey Troock, Young Agrarian and land matcher for the Columbia Basin in Nelson, B.C., connects farmers to farms across the Kootenays

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Tiny Greens grow in Nelson, B.C.

Matt Kelk’s new business supplies local residents with microgreens year-round.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Innov8 Digital Solutions Inc. acquires Lang Business Systems

Innov8 Digital Solutions Inc. is B.C.’s largest independently owned and operated office equipment sales and service organization

March 15th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Escape to Africa via Nelson, B.C.

Fannuel Nsingo and Colleen Chisholm, co-owners of Escape to Africa Safaris in Nelson, B.C., take small groups of travellers on intimate trips into Africa

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Selkirk College GIS Alumnus soars in new career

A geospatial analyst for Nelson’s Harrier Aerial Surveys, Landry is part of a team that provides high-precision surveying

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - March 15

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

March 14th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Revelstoke reveals a new visual identity: REVELSTOKE.

The new look was designed by C&B Advertising of Calgary, under the guidance of the Revelstoke Tourism Advisory Committee.

March 13th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Selkirk College bursaries provide optimism in the face of challenge

Each academic year, Selkirk College awards almost $200,000 in bursaries to students who face financial challenges

March 12th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Adopts 2019 Budget

The total budget is $6,586,460 which includes new approvals for just over $2.4 million in capital expenditures and $3.2 million for unfinished capital projects.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Committed to a better Creston

Readily available health care and prompt emergency response are high priorities for the Town of Creston’s residents and administration.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Brittany’s Flower Farm has opened in Creston, B.C.

Brittany Tilling has a green thumb and a love of plants and flowers. She is now ready to share her love with the town of Creston and surrounding Kootenays.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Castlegar steps into the future

In Castlegar, the seeds of economic development, career inspiration and opportunity are planted early and deep.

March 11th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Selkirk College ushers in electric vehicle age

The new Chevrolet Bolt is 100 per cent electric and the estimated cost for operating the vehicle annually is less than $500.

March 8th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Outdoor gathering spaces to get a facelift

Municipalities, regional districts and First Nations communities can apply for up to $500,000 to create, restore or enhance an outdoor multi-use space.

March 7th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Put down your phone and pick up a paintbrush

Kootenay Arts and Crafts opens on Baker Street in Cranbrook, B.C.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Selkirk College provides closer look at LiDAR Data Collection Tools

Selkirk College hosted a demonstration day that put focus on the latest tools used for geospatial data collection.

March 6th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Revelstoke’s A&W set for demolition: to be replaced with new A&W building

The Revelstoke A&W is set to be modernized starting in the spring of 2019.

March 5th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Wylie Jack Tap Handles & Branding taps into Budweiser

Richard and Karen Gendron of Invermere find a new client in Budweiser, designing and producing tap handles for the industry giant’s cold-tapped beer.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

DMG Blockchain’s 85-megawatt crypto mining facility now fully operational in WK/Boundary

The facility – one of North America's largest – runs on clean hydroelectric power

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Nelson Tiny Houses are big on charm

Nelson Tiny Houses in Nelson, B.C., proves that downsizing can mean upgrading

March 4th

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Kimberley supports its own

Kimberley’s manager of economic development, Schaun Goodeve, sees a bright future for Kimberley’s strong and engaged business community.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Growth and opportunity in Canal Flats

The economic recovery in Canal Flats presents exciting opportunities to shape the future of the village and the Columbia Valley.

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Teck reports unaudited annual & fourth quarter results: 2018

“2018 was another very good year for Teck,” said Don Lindsay, President and CEO of the company.

March 1st

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - March 1

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

Kootenay Business Magazine shared a link

Golden embraces development

Golden, B.C., is looking at implementing a more structured, formalized approach to economic development.