Eagle Pass Lodge is the luxurious, intimate accommodation component of Eagle Pass Heliskiing, based in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Eagle Pass Lodge wins hospitality building award

Revelstoke’s beautiful little Eagle Pass Lodge has received the Thompson Okanagan Kootenay Commercial Building Hospitality Award.

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Ashlée Martin of Ashlée Dawn Photography in Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business, Best of Business

Ashlée Dawn Photography excels in storytelling

Ashlée Martin uses her passion of photography to tell stories and showcase East Kootenay personalities.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - November 9 issue

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

The Middletown Crossing site map shows the improvements that have been done at the intersection of Highways 3 and 43 in Sparwood.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Transportation

Sparwood builds a better crossing

Middletown Crossing’s design and sensor-controlled traffic lights result in a smooth flow of traffic at the intersection of Highways 3 and 43.

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“I have always loved fashion and vintage clothing,” said Zabrina Nelson, owner of Revival Boutique. She runs the store with her business partner and daughter, Madyson Hartwig.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Retail, Small Business

Revival Boutique has been rebirthed in Castlegar

Zabrina Nelson, owner of Revival Boutique, has moved her clothing store from Rossland to Castlegar

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Carolyn Bennett, federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Kathryn Teneese, Ktunaxa Nation Council Chair, and Scott Fraser, B.C.'s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, along with their respective negotiators, sign the Ktunaxa Nation Rights Recognition and Core Treaty Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement will guide the parties in the development of a rights recognition approach to a treaty, and lead to the recognition of the Ktunaxa Nation Council as the legal government and rights-holder of the Ktunaxa Nation.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, First Nations Canada, B.C., Ktunaxa move closer to treaty with signing of MOU

The new agreement will significantly advance reconciliation and treaty negotiations

The Paper Excellence Skookumchuck Pulp Mill won Manufacturer of the Year.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Retail, Small Business, Kootenay Manufacturers

Manufacturing excellence

The 2018 Kootenay Manufacturing Awards are given to outstanding companies of various sizes in our region

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Ryan and Lea Martin are the owners of Marzano, a new Neapolitan-style pizzeria inside Best Western Baker Street Inn in Nelson.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine, Small Business

Marzano, a Neapolitan-style pizzeria inside Best Western Baker Street Inn, is a piece of Italy

Ryan Martin, owner of Marzano, a Neapolitan-style pizzeria inside Best Western Baker Street Inn, has brought Italian authenticity to the West Kootenay

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Sharyl Paull working with clients in the Instill Yoga Therapy Studio in Invermere, B.C.
East Kootenay, Invermere, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Invermere welcomes Instill Yoga Therapy

Sharyl Paull helps people to listen to their bodies through healing touch, asking the right questions and creating a space of trust and support.

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Photo from Lit Photo/Video Creston, B.C., of a light effect with steel wool over the camera lens.
East Kootenay, Creston, Small Business

Lit Photo/Video Creston brings creativity to life in the Kootenays

Dennis Charles’s new business in Creston combines his passion for photography with helping other local businesses craft their brand’s image.

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A carpentry machine splits wood
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Forestry, Small Business

Mobile Recovery Milling: Transforming rural woodlands into bountiful harvests

Darrin Brown, owner of Mobile Recovery Milling in Cranbrook, B.C., repurposes unused trees into useful lumber products

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Jennifer and Josh McLafferty are the owners of Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery, a certified organic distillery in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery: An unlikely story

A bad business deal and a bucket of molasses were the inspiration for a spirited new business in Revelstoke, B.C.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - November 2 issue

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

Emma Genest, outreach co-ordinator for Accelerate Kootenays, allowed curious Kootenay drivers the opportunity to test drive a Chevrolet Bolt BEV.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Environment, Technology, Transportation

Accelerate Kootenays is transforming the landscape one charging station at a time

Emma Genest, outreach co-ordinator for Accelerate Kootenays, discusses electric cars, supply versus demand and the cost of saving the world

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The Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre is now under the management of Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.
East Kootenay, Kimberley

The good, the good and the ugly

Don McCormick talks about managing Kimberley’s assets and liabilities—the conference centre, the SunMine and the wildfire interface.

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Rob Wheeler (L) and Carl Lauren brought Tyee Custom Homes to Kimberley, B.C., in 2005
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Developments

Tyee diversifies

Tyee Log Homes has grown and diversified since arriving in Kimberley in 2005, becoming a significant employer and economic driver.

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Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce staff  Michelle Doll (L), administrative assistant and Laura Kennedy, office manager
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Cranbrook chamber autumn events, 2018

While they await the arrival of their new executive director, Cranbrook’s chamber board and staff are busy serving the membership.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

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

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

Jill Bentley-Lobban stands in front of her new store in Kimberley.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Environment, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business

Fulfill your shopping needs at fullfill in Kimberley

Newly opened fullfill in Kimberley, B.C., is a green alternative to traditional stores

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