Of course, we like to write about people of all walks. Read about both the quirky and the dignified, the humble and the proud. Rest assured, the people of mountain culture are anything but boring.
Meet Basil Fuller, the driving force behind a growing Kootenay community of Jamaican truckers.
Shayna Jones’s multimedia project explores narratives of race in the face of rural living. By Louis Bockner
An East Kootenay man will hunt for a fabled gold boulder in the deep waters of British Columbia’s Kootenay Lake — using a submarine he built himself.
Canada’s first craft outdoor gear alliance is rolling out a #ShopLocalBC campaign in which Kootenay makers step into the spotlight.
Would you let your 13-year-old run a chainsaw? From our 20th anniversary issue, here’s the story about hew kid on the block Eli Volp.
Tofino surf photographer Marcus Paladino has released his coffee table book “Cold Comfort,” which showcases bangers from Canada’s West Coast. We chilled out with him…
Award-winning journalist Bob Keating has retired from journalism after a 35-year career and launched the Kootenay Time Podcast.
Fashion icon Coco Chanel once said the best way to lose your cares is to be someone, not something. As our senior writer discovers, these drag performers are sharing that message with people of all ages.
Ray Troll’s paintings have been described as hallucinatory and scientifically surreal. But what do you expect when your muse is 67 million years old.
Amiththan Sebarajah was a child when he immigrated to Canada from Sri Lanka to escape his birth country’s violent civil war. Now a Kootenay resident and accomplished thru-hiker, the 38-year-old tackles the duality of challenging long-distance solo routes and the lingering trauma of redefining home.
His vehicles teem with painted words and glittery ornaments, yet Fred Tober’s life on the road isn’t always as shiny as his rhinestones.
National Geographic photographer Adam Schluter was given unprecedented access to capture every major iconic moment of Covid-19 in Las Vegas, LA, San Francisco and other cities. This is how and why.
Kootenay Mountain Culture senior writer and Nelson, BC, local Jayme Moye talks about her role as the Whitewater Ski Resort “Writer-in-Residence.”
Meet the next generation of mountain-sports athletes, guides, instructors, and storytellers. These are their dreams and their challenges.
Louisa Gilbert of Wild Bus Films has turned a simple yellow school bus into an off-grid travelling palace. This is #vanlife levelled up. Here’s how she did it.
National Geographic photographer, Tedx speaker and global roamer Adam Schluter is launching his book “The World I See” at the Art Spirit Gallery in Coeur d’ Alene on November 30. Here’s how he got over his fear of photographing strangers.
Scott Sommerville, chief administrative officer of the City of Kimberley in southeast British Columbia was the brainchild behind building Canada’s largest tracking solar array: the SunMine.
In 2018, the CEO of Columbia Lake Technology Center, Lorri Fehr, helped turn the quaint village of Canal Flats, BC, into a test piece for rural economic revitalization by farming data: the world’s newest valuable resource.
Entrepreneur Don Freschi’s company cheaply, cleanly and cleverly, combines otherwise toxic by-products from the smelter in Trail, BC, to make new metals for semiconductors and the solar-energy industry.
Rossland entrepreneur Darrel Fry of Pulp Traction wants to make plastics you can put in your garden or in the ocean and they’ll break down. And he’s using trees to do it.