Elko Mill in Elko, B.C.
Environment, Forestry

State of the forest industry

The good, the bad and the unknown.

by Kyle Born
The restored St. Eugene Church is an important part of the Aqam Community and its history.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, First Nations , Tourism

St. Eugene Church restored

The ʔaq̓am Community’s St. Eugene Church approaches its 120th birthday with restored strength and beauty.

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Graphic of proposed roundabout upgrades in Revelstoke.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Transportation Revelstoke Council awards $1.8 million Gateway roundabout upgrades to local contractor

Speers Construction was determined to provide the best proposal for acceptance by the City.

Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - August 26 issue

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

The Zellstoff Celgar pulp mill in Castlegar, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fernie, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Forestry

Predictions for the pulp industry

Experts agree that there is likely to be a shift in pulp prices due to capacity exceeding demand.

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Terry Van Horn takes great satisfaction in her job as economic development officer for the Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation.
West Kootenay, Trail

Living and working in paradise

Economic development is a sometimes slow but always gratifying process for the Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation

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Group of people standing with banner.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Financial, Technology New chemistry labs at Selkirk College a catalyst for learning

The two old chemistry labs on the Castlegar Campus were well-maintained and functional, but dated back 50 years to the original construction of the college.

A comfortable conversation bench is featured on the grounds of the Mir Centre for Peace, located on the Castlegar campus of Selkirk College.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Trail, Education

Selkirk College at 50 years

For five decades, this college has served the West Kootenay well

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A logging truck is being loaded at a cut block.
Forestry

Forests are fundamental to our economy, our culture and our future

During National Forest Week, Canadians are invited to learn more about this valuable renewable resource

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Deanne Steven is the dynamic executive director of Tourism Rossland in Rossland, B.C.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Trail, Education, Small Business, Technology, Tourism

Influencing the West Kootenay

We highlight a few of the business people who are making things happen in Trail, Rossland and the surrounding area.

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Brad Pommen, director of the new MIDAS Lab in Trail, B.C., brings some serious technology skills to his position.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Trail, Education, Small Business, Technology

MIDAS Lab opens

Director Brad Pommen is heading up the new metallurgical industrial (MIDAS) lab in Trail, B.C.

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Attractive information kiosks have been placed in downtown Golden, B.C. to assist and inform tourists.
West Kootenay, Golden, Tourism

Planning for Golden

A diverse business base and careful long-term planning are key to the economic stability of Golden, B.C.

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Joy Guyot (L) and Michelle Nagy-Deak are co-owners of the French Connection Cheese Club in Golden.
At Work, West Kootenay, Golden, Cuisine, Small Business

Cheese and so much more

The French Connection Cheese Club in Golden has been such a success that it’s moved to a bigger location and added a licensed bistro to boot.

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Leigh Watwood, owner of Mountain Beauty by Leigh
West Kootenay, Golden, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Mountain Beauty is here to stay

This entrepreneur will bring out your inner beauty from her studio in Golden, B.C.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - August 19 issue

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

Aerial view of Hopkins Harvest
East Kootenay, Invermere, Cuisine, Environment, Small Business

Harvesting the sun

Produce isn’t the only thing the Hopkins are harvesting—sunlight is next on their agenda.

by Kyle Born
Jerry Wood beams from the seat of his shiny Harley-Davidson-powered motorcycle, custom-built by Wheelz of Fruitvale, B.C.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Retail, Small Business

Customized Wheelz

Customized golf carts and motorcycles from Wheelz in Fruitvale make playtime more fun.

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Alicia Gray is the owner-operator of Bombshack Apparel, a new-and-used children's clothing outlet in Rossland, B.C.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Rossland, Retail, Small Business

Responsible shopping at Bombshack

Bombshack Children’s Clothing in Rossland, B.C., is a creative green shopping option.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - August 12 issue

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