Ingrid Hope, president/owner of Hall Printing, stands beside an environmentally friendly, energy-efficient printer that uses no processing chemicals or water.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, Trail, Environment, Forestry

Lightening its print on the planet

Hall Printing in Trail, B.C., won the Go Green Award from the local chamber of commerce

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Leslie Vissers, a computer programmer for AMEC, works from her home office in Nelson, B.C.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, Technology

The lure of Nelson’s lifestyle

With only a dial-up connection, Leslie Vissers boldly moved from her traditional office to work from home, thousands of miles from her employer.

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Top 20 list logo.
East Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Top 20 largest hotels in the East Kootenays

With a surge in tourism travel, the hospitality sector is a dynamic and growing part of the Kootenay business community.

Danielle Ecclestone opened her eclectic novelty shop in Cranbrook in early October 2016.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Retail, Small Business

Fun merchandise at Seams Fun

Seams Fun carries a stock of novelty clothing, accessories and home decor items.

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Becky Winchester stands beside a chair, ready to cut your hair
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, First Nations , Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business

Winchesters in Cranbrook goes beyond hair care

Winchesters is new to Cranbrook and specializes in hair design, clothing, jewelry, oils, teas and herbs.

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Jeff Bowes, owner of Canadian Timberframes.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Golden, Real Estate Canadian Timberframes President now 100% owner of Golden-based company

Canadian Timberframes is North America’s premier resort timber frame home manufacturer.

Logo for Career BUZZ
Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - January 20 issue

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

Mark Colgate, PhD, from UVic, spoke at a professional development session organized by Patty Vadnais (R) for the Fernie Ambassadors Program.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Tourism

Fernie Chamber update, 2017

Clear communication, inclusive participation, support and fun are keys to success for the Fernie Chamber of Commerce.

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Roger and Wabie Quayle make a great team.
Kootenay Entrepreneur, West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine

Starbird Bakehouse is a sweet addition to Nelson, B.C.

If you have a hankering for something decadent, keep this popular Nelson bakery in mind.

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Jill Bentley-Lobban in a blue Stoke shirt.
East Kootenay, Kimberley

Jill Bentley-Lobban

Jill Bentley-Lobban, manager of Kimberley Centex, is a people person who loves good food and locally sourced products.

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Heidi Lettrari is the general manager of Kaslo Sourdough Pasta, a family business in Kaslo, B.C.
West Kootenay, Kaslo

Heidi Lettrari

Heidi Lettrari, the woman behind award-winning Kaslo Sourdough Pasta, is gaining recognition for her sales and marketing savvy.

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Tristen Chernove, CEO of Elevate Airports and general manager of the Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook, B.C., is also  the recipient of three medals from the September 2016 Paralympic Games.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, West Kootenay, New Denver

Tristen Chernove

Tristen Chernove is inspired by the energy of Cranbrook’s business community, and he’s reciprocating in a big way.

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Peter Nielsen is vice-president of operations at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke

Peter Nielsen

Peter Nielsen, VP operations, is taking Revelstoke Mountain Resort to exciting new heights of success.

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Tersia and Ben DeJager own and operate Columbia Gardens Vineyard & Winery near Trail, B.C.
West Kootenay, Trail

Tersia and Ben DeJager

The power of personality is evident in the successful operation of Columbia Gardens Vineyard & Winery near Trail, B.C.

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Dianna Ducs is the executive director for Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism.
West Kootenay, Nelson

Dianna Ducs

Dianna Ducs, executive director of Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism, is leading the way to a significant increase in tourism in her area.

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Doug Mann is the manufacturing director at Pacific Insight.
West Kootenay, Nelson

Doug Mann

Doug Mann’s career in automotive engineering spans 35 years. He recently moved to Nelson to join Pacific Insight.

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Cam Dawes is the owner/operator of IGA in Golden.
West Kootenay, Golden

Cam Dawes

Listening and engaging have led to success for Cam Dawes, owner/operator of IGA in Golden

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(L to R) Ryan Doehle, wife Laurel, son Ethan, and daughter Kyra with their dog WiFi.
East Kootenay, Fernie

Ryan Doehle

Ryan Doehle’s 21 years of work in his self-started and expanding business have landed him a spot on the list of the Top 10 Business People of 2017

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World-class whitewater kayaking attracted Seán McTernan to Fernie, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Small Business, Tourism

Fernie lifestyle rocks

With the online world at his fingertips, Seán McTernan left Ireland for Canada and established his digital business in Fernie.

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