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Events, videos, news, cool happenings, wild accomplishments, the Web Features category of our site is home to a slew of fascinating content you won’t find in the pages of our magazines. Read on, this is the good stuff.

The Columbia River is one of the most famous waterways in the world. In their latest film, the Sherpas explore its legacy from power generator to adventure playground.

CMC writer Vince Hempsall burns rubber at one of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest and toughest raceways — following in the tread marks of his grandfather’s checkered past.

The Cedar Shaker Cyclocross race at Revelstoke Mountain Resort returns for its fifth year on October 21, 2018.

The Josie Hotel in Rossland is set to open its doors on November 28, 2018.

Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine has left the trucks at home and started using electric bicylces to do local deliveries and commute around town.

Future plans are taking shape at Schweitzer Mountain Resort including new lifts, which will be installed for the 2019-20 season.

We received a letter to the editor from Claire who recognized the image that ran in our story about Lund, British Columbia.

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returns September 22-23, 2018, and will feature Olympic climber Jen Olson and Canadian mountaineering legend Don Vockeroff.

Valhalla Pure Outfitters in Nelson, British Columbia, has awarded $1000 to an outstanding ATLAS student as part of its  Education Fund initiative.

Sweetgrass Productions has just dropped the Shambhala 2018 Aftermovie and it’s killer. Watch the whole movie here.

Fernie Brewing Company today announced its “Cheers to Charity” fund has now passed the $100,000 mark.

We asked our online editor to review a pair of Blundstone boots. Rather than simply walk around town, he tested them on the trails: 4 sports, 1 day, 1 pair of Blundstones. This is his review.

Teton Gravity Research has released the film “Mountain in the Hallway” about 2 dads battling cancer and their attempt to climb the Grand Teton in Wyoming.

A fundraising campaign by ANKORS has just reached its goal to purchase a new drug-testing Spectrometer device, which will debut at Shambhala this month.

BC riders took all four of the Elite and Junior titles on Sunday at the 2018 Canadian Downhill Championships in Panorama Resort in Invermere, British…

Jimmie Spencer of Vernon, British Columbia, championed the high aims of Canada’s ski resort industry for over 30 years. He passed away earlier this week.

Kootenay poet Emily Nilsen recently won the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award honouring a first book of poetry by a Canadian writer. We caught up with her to ask what it’s like to now be an award-winning poet.

Red Mountain and the Columbia Basin Trust have announced a partnership to construct a new hostel at the base of the resort.

The Tour de Whatcom bike ride returns to Whatcom County in Washington State on July 21, 2018. Enjoy a ride that takes in everything from Mt Baker to Puget Sound.

The Toby Creek Whitewater Kayak Festival returns this month to the East Kootenays, July 27-29, with a cash prize purse of over $3,000.