Lost Kootneys interview Castnet

Two friends with a passion for the Kootenay region have helped uncover some of the history of the area, giving it new life.

Eric Brighton and Greg Nesteroff run a Facebook page called Lost Kootenays, which represents the diverse history of the east and west Kootenays.

The success of the page has now spawned a book.

At the start of this year, we got a message from a publisher in Nova Scotia, MacIntyre Purcell, who asked if we were interested in turning it into a book. I guess one of the ways to come up with ideas for books is to search for Facebook sites, particularly historical ones with a lot of followers" said Nesteroff.

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