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Because anything with name culture in it automatically infers art, and because art is that most beautiful intersection between creative energy and perception.

Kicking Horse Coffee began as a tiny, two-person operation in an Invermere garage in 1996. It’s since become a multi-million-dollar global business. We chat with co-founder and CEO Elana Rosenfeld about the biz of the bean.

Second only to oil as the world’s most-craved commodity, coffee brims with both a rich and a dark history. Lovers of mountain life, in particular, can seem to get enough. So why our enduring jones for java?

Watch the latest film by the BC Bike Race, “The Journey,” which captures the 2017 event and the suffering and joy that exists in riding 300 kms of singletrack in British Columbia.

New-school provisioners of Japan’s elixir extraordinaire, sake, are growing roots – and rice – from California to Vancouver.

Meet Dave Sutton: Castlegar’s boutique builder of burl, re-engineer of industrial ephemera and hand-hewing heavy hitter.

Paul Saso, author of Kootenay Inspired, has taken the sales from his book and donated them so a local child can attend the Tipi Camp Nature Retreat.

Simon Coward has kitted out thousands of people with whitewater paddling gear. So we asked him to share some advice on what you need to get started.

Patrick Lucas is the founder of British Columbia’s Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program. In this article he describes how mountain biking has impacted the Simpcw First Nation, the People of the Thompson River.

Elijah Fox and Tia Blanco, both surfers hailing from California, took home the championships in their respective divisions for the Rip Curl Pro Tofino 2018 competition.

Lars Baggenstos is a German-born illustrator and sculptor who now lives in Rossland, British Columbia. His latest body of work is a series of mythology…

Who has a richer life: Whistler’s wealthy and worldly or woodworker and dad of one Zeke Helliwell? Depends how you look at it. Photos and…

A-frames were born from utilitarian roots, then embraced throughout the 1960s and 70s by holiday home builders in vacation destinations worldwide. Now , a Vancouver…

The 2nd Annual Steep Dreams Ski Mountaineering Festival will be held at Panorama Mountain Resort near Invermere March 3-4, 2018.

Chili Thom was a man of inspiration. He took an unfaltering stand for self-expression, creativity and fun that will forever carry forward in the vibrancy…

What happens when a wee superhero, a toy dinosaur and an inspired photographer integrate online? We take a petite peek at an Instagram innovation and…

Two months ago we posted a mystery about a wolf sculpture made from driftwood near the Oyster River on Vancouver Island. Today the mystery is…

This month The Art Spirit Gallery in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, turns 20. To celebrate we’ve interviewed the gallery’s Mason Miles, who’s also 20 and who’s…

Mia Noblet is a former figure-skating ace who now excels at walking the line. She’s so good, in fact, she set a highline world record a…

Click to see full imageWHEN I SAW THE CRACK splinter out from the tip of my ski like a bolt of grey lightning ripping through a perfect white canvas, I was elated. I had trained the past five days for this moment and now, finally, I had caused an avalanche.Conditions were ripe. It had snowed about a half metre in the past week and the temperature had suddenly warmed from a constant -15°C to near zero overnight. We were being cautious but my classmate and I still wanted to see what it was like to

How does a London composer become one of the most talented landscape photographers in the West Kootenays? We chat with Robert Neufeld to find out.