It defines us through understanding and expression. Culture represents the boundaries of what we stand for, the direction in which we’re going, the beautiful pieces that make humanity both beautiful and interesting. It’s the music and the art, the movements and the ideas. And it explodes in the mountains.
Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine has announced its latest issue’s launch party and the ultimate summer festival giveaway will be June 7, 2023.
The Engine Inside is a new documentary that sheds light on the overlooked potential of the bicycle.
Sometimes, to save a species, you have to kill one. This is the story of an invasive American bullfrog, told from his perspective.
What is it about high-spirited mountain life that encourages people to get high and drink spirits? Learning from her interview subjects and her own experiences, podcaster Emily Holland explains the physical and emotional ride of attaining sobriety in a culture awash with being sloshed.
A rebuilt trail in the Himalayas ensures walkers worldwide find their happy place.
Kokanee beer has undergone several facelifts in the past 7 decades. We peel back the label on the weird world of this famous pilsner’s branding.
A short documentary called “Dreaming of a Better Place” has been released online and it tells the heartfelt story about the Gostlin Keefer Lake cat skiing lodge in the Monashee Mountains.
Whitewater Ski Resort’s most popular event returns February 24-26 and includes a night of stories at the Nelson Civic Theatre.
The West Kootenay’s Dirt Floor has released a new album. Contributor Matt Coté lays down these words about it.
If a foreign army invaded Vancouver or Seattle, would you help defend your country? Ukrainians faced that choice when Russian troops attacked in early 2022. We reach out to skiers, bikers, climbers, and other mountain recreationalists to learn how their lives have been impacted by war.
KMC Magazine throws on the winter tires and takes a rip around our backyard looking for new food, booze, and things to do.
Meet Basil Fuller, the driving force behind a growing Kootenay community of Jamaican truckers.
Designed by Cover Architecture, the new Confluence building will house the city’s Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre while adhering to state-of-the-art Passive House certification.
The Board Ukulele Company in Blewett, British Columbia, is making electric instruments from old skateboard decks.
An annual gathering near Spokane, Washington, helps attendees get primitive again. Story by Derrick Knowles. Photos by David Beckstead.
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