Cezary Ksiazek, owner of Rossland Builder, indulges his longtime love of sailing.

A fulfilling career in building

For Cezary Ksiazek of Rossland Builder, the attention he puts into his spec homes is just a part of doing work that he enjoys.

Clubhouse at Greywolf Golf Course, Panorama Mountain Village, B.C. Greywolf’s new clubhouse

The new clubhouse at Greywolf Golf Course will open before the end of the 2014 season, and will operate from Thursday to Sunday through the winter.

Dean Beck (left) and Brad McInnes are now practicing as real estate agents in addition to owning and operating Rocky Mountain Appraisal. Offering real estate services alongside appraisals

For Dean Beck and Brad McInnes of Rocky Mountain Appraisal, expanding their services into real estate is about offering more to their clients.

Brad Crockett stands behind his counter at Crockett Book Company in Trail, B.C. Evolving with the industry at Crockett Book Company

For Brad Crockett, owner of Crockett Book Company, running a successful business is a continual process of figuring out what works.

The Bernasconi family of Golden, B.C. With passion at the heart

Aaron and Kim Bernasconi infuse their award-winning business in Golden, B.C., with pride and passion.

Bryce Piggot, plant manager, Louisiana-Pacific Building Products, Golden, B.C. Job seekers, try Golden

After five years of downsizing, Louisiana-Pacific Building Products in Golden, B.C., is in a promising growth phase.

Traffic circle in Golden, B.C. Golden: investing to impress

Funds from the Province’s Resort Municipality Initiative will be used to make the attractions of Golden, B.C., more inviting and available.

John Snelgrove has a coffee and muffin in the bright atmosphere of Alpine Grind in Rossland, B.C. Alpine Grind: not your daily grind

John Snelgrove didn’t plan to own a coffee shop, but he’s found a job and a business that fits with his life in Rossland, B.C.

Paragliders and hang gliders take to the air near Golden, B.C. Golden’s active skies

Thermal updrafts in the mountains and valleys around Golden, B.C., offer exciting recreational opportunities for foot-launched pilots.

The big green haul truck parked at the Sparwood Chamber of commerce. Take a tour

Come along on a mine tour hosted by Teck and Sparwood Chamber of Commerce

A home on Forest Crowne Terrace. Forest Crowne, Kimberley’s own residential haven

United Communities is working in cooperation with Tyee Custom Homes to make a beautiful mountain village.

by Kimberly Schoenberger