Recent Valley News

Research project looking into the health effects of the Lemon Creek fuel spill - A local study to  investigate the health effects of the spill is underway. Seven years after the notorious fuel spill into Lemon Creek in the Slocan Valley, students  from the Rural Pre-Medicine Program (RPM) at Selkirk College are undertaking a study to  investigate the health effects of … Continue reading
Have your say: creating good jobs, more opportunities with Clean BC - British Columbians are invited to give input on the wide range of training and job opportunities driven by CleanBC. CleanBC  aims to reduce climate pollution and boost energy-efficient solutions, while creating more jobs and opportunities for people thought the province. … Continue reading
Slocan Valley celebrates Small Business Month - It’s Small Business Month and we at the Slocan Valley Economic Development Partnership and Slocan Valley Economic Development Commission would like to honour all the storefront and home-based small businesses out there. Those of us who are self-employed and have … Continue reading


Kootenay Entrepreneurs get a Podcast and Radio Show all their own!

You Can Do That Here Podcasts

KAST's new You Can Do That Here! podcast series hosted by Andrew Zwicker, gives an in-depth look into some of the minds of local entrepreneurs and business owners. Hear their success stories and learn some tips and tricks on how to start your own successful business in the Kootenays. A new interview is published every week. Listen to the "You Can Do That Here!" podcast series.

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    West Kootenay Regional Arts Council & Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance

    Supporting arts and cultural development in the West Kootenays since 1980, WKRAC’s objective is to provide training, consultation, ...

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    New Denver

    New Denver, population, about 600. Yes, named after the “old” Denver, with which New Denver shared many characteristics. Nestled on the peaceful ...

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