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Ripple Ridge: Stagleap Provincial Park's More Adventurous Side

Feeling a little more adventurous?

Stagleap Provincial Park has more than just one great hiking trail. 368 more words

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Upside Down Photography

After taking a picture of a blue heron on a placid pond, I decided to flip the photo. That caused me to go on a search for others that might appear almost the same whether they were right side up or up side down. 39 more words

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Cornice Ridge Trail: The Perfect Sunday Morning Hike

It’s a Sunday morning and you’re feeling a little… “under the weather.” It happens. This trail is perfect for when you want a shorter hike to get outside in the mountains. 329 more words

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Thompson Rim Trail: the Easiest Ridge Trail in the Kootenays

Located just east of Creston, BC, the Thompson Rim Trail offers great views of the Creston Valley. By the end of the trail you can see along the Skimmerhorn to the south, and you can see Kootenay Lake to the north. 343 more words

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Pilot Bay Peninsula: Where to Start Hiking in the Kootenays

It’s only 9km round-trip, approximately 4 hours (with stops), has minimal elevation gain, constant views of Kootenay Lake, and several stunning beaches. It’s like hiking on Vancouver Island. 344 more words

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250 to Lose Jobs in Creston When Candy Plant Closes

CRESTON, Iowa  —  A candy plant in Creston will close in December and leave 250 Iowans without jobs.

Ferrara Candy Company announced it will close its plant before the end of the year after more than 30 years in business.  82 more words

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Lost Mountain

Welcome to the West Kootenay’s latest and greatest hike! The Lost Mountain trail offers  highway access and a steady workout. Most of this hike is done in the forest, but the final ridge and summit are worth the effort! 434 more words

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