East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Real Estate

Great tips for first time home buyers with Jason Wheeldon (episode 2)

Jason Wheeldon shares recent trends in the Cranbrook real estate market & adds some valuable tips for first time home buyers.

David Kim became CAO for the City of Cranbrook in early April 2016.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Kootenay Influencers

New passion in the pulse of Cranbrook

Cranbrook’s new CAO has identified the city’s priorities, strengths and opportunities, and established a culture of customer service.

Picture of construction equipment, with snowy mountain in background.
Kootenay BizBlog, Mining Five of the biggest mines in BC are in the Elk Valley, generate 64% of mining revenue

According to a report published in Business in Vancouver (BIV), five of the largest mines in the province are in the Elk Valley.

The Backroads Brewing Company is excited to share their brews with Nelson and the West Kootenay. (From L to R) Brent Malysh-CEO, Mike Kelly-Brewmaster,  Tracey Brown-CFO.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business

Thirsty for a craft beer? This new brewery could be the one you’ve been looking for

Backroads Brewing Company in Nelson is almost ready to fill your hearts with cheer and your belly with beer

Jeannie Argatoff is a successful Realtor with Re/Max Blue Sky Realty in Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business, Kootenay Influencers

Influencing Cranbrook

Cranbrook’s prosperity and viability depend on people of vision and energy, like the four we feature here.

Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 21 issue

Kootenay Business is pleased to present a weekly snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

Sign for Backroads Brewing Company.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism Award winning brewer Mike Kelly joins Nelson’s new Backroads Brewing Co.

Backroads Brewing Company is a start-up brewery located in the heart of Baker Street, in downtown Nelson.

Gordon McArthur pretzels his body to complete a course at the World Cup Championship in Italy.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Spiderman’s got nothing on Gordon McArthur, wall climber extraordinaire

Cranbrook residents are driving each other up the wall at Arq Mountain Centre

Darrel Davis has discovered a “staggering” gold deposit near Trout Lake, B.C.
West Kootenay, Mining

“This could turn out to be one of the biggest finds in the whole Kootenay, by far.”

After 37 years of mining, Darrel Davis has uncovered “one of the richest finds in the last hundred years” near Trout Lake, B.C.

That’s not the sunrise coming over the mountain—that’s avalanche control being carried out by a Gazex exploder detonating at Kootenay Pass.
East Kootenay, Technology

Here comes the BOOM! Avalanche control is on the scene and blowing it up

A behind-the-scenes look at the essential work of an avalanche controller

Golovach is proud to take his family out on the alpine terrain. From left to right: Hunter, Bryce, Kristina and Tia.
Kootenay Entrepreneur, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Tourism

Explore Revelstoke’s alpine terrain

Gregory Golovach helps guests enjoy the mountain lifestyle with his Revelstoke business, Alpine Adventure Guide.

Jamie Mayes has been the executive director of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce since May 29, 2016.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business

Jamie Mayes meets Revelstoke

The new head of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce gets valuable support from volunteers, other chambers and local organizations.

Don McCormick (L), mayor of Kimberley and Scott Sommerville, CAO for the City of Kimberley, lead the city's administrative team.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Financial

Kimberley gears up for growth

At City Hall in Kimberley, B.C., customer service is a priority and a yardstick for measuring progress.

John Belland, HR manager at Zellstoff Celgar.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Developments, Forestry

Homegrown skilled labour

A variety of programs are filling the need for skilled labour in the Kootenays, with both high schools and colleges offering ways into the trades.

by Galadriel Watson
The renovated main pool, looking toward the new lifeguard room.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments

Aquatic centre splashes back into action

The popular pool area in the Nelson and District Community Complex reopens after more than a year of renovations.

by Galadriel Watson
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Developments, Tourism

Talking economic growth with Kimberley’s Kevin Wilson

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well says Kevin Wilson, Kimberley’s economic development officer.

Picture of guest ranch.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Animal Care, Cuisine, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business

Top 10 most unique businesses for sale in the Kootenays — Fall 2016 edition

From pub and restaurants to guest ranches and pet stores the Kootenays definitely has a unique line up of business ventures for sale.

Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best Of” Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 14 issue

Kootenay Business is pleased to present a weekly snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

Cranbrook's mayor, Lee Pratt (L) and the city's CAO, David Kim, are working to attract more industry to Cranbrook.

Cranbrook is ready for more industry

Affordable land, established infrastructure and improved business supports make Cranbrook a good option for development and expansion.