Ron Oszust, the mayor of Golden, B.C., enjoys a quiet moment outdoors
West Kootenay, Golden

Golden 2018: growing strong

Formulating policies, allocating funds, managing assets and infrastructure—it’s all in a day’s work for Golden’s town council.

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(L to R) Brian Testo and Michael Dufresne of Grizzly Discoveries explore the Robocop project near Roosville, B.C.
East Kootenay, Mining

Grizzly Discoveries explores near Roosville, B.C.

Brian Testo, CEO of Grizzly Discoveries, is exploring Robocop as a potential for a mine site near Roosville, B.C.

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Rebekah Tebrinke stands in front of her business, PV Ranch Getaway, north of Grand Forks.
West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Small Business, Tourism, 40 Under 40

Get away to this award-winning ranch

Rebekah Tebrinke, owner and manager of PV Ranch Getaway, north of Grand Forks, B.C., runs an award-winning business retreat in the backcountry

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The Crockett Book Co. is a bookstore with a couple of display tables and stands in front of the store.
West Kootenay, Trail, Retail, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Follow the Trail of imagination to The Crockett Book Co.

Brad Crockett, president and owner of The Crockett Book Co. in Trail, B.C., has successfully brought his bookstore into the digital age

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Kyle Hamilton and Jude Smith are the co-founders of birr  in Fernie, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Small Business, Best of Business

Simplify your marketing strategy with birr

birr in Fernie, B.C., is one of the best in the marketing business when it comes to delivering measurable results.

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Photo of newly paved road in photo.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments Regional District of East Kootenay and City of Fernie celebrate completion of West Fernie servicing

The completion of the largest construction project in the history of the Regional District of East Kootenay was officially celebrated in West Fernie today.

The crew of Extreme Yeti Adventures poses in front of a plane with their skydiving mascot.
West Kootenay, Golden, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Free fallin’ with Extreme Yeti Adventures in Golden B.C.

Reach new heights and high speeds while tandem skydiving with Extreme Yeti Skydiving.

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Alannah Knapp and volunteer Linda Niemi stand in front of the Little Mittens Animal  Rescue Association's building.
West Kootenay, Golden, Animal Care

Little Mittens Animal Rescue in Golden, B.C. keeps strays off the streets

Little Mittens Animal Rescue Association in Golden, B.C. puts animals first and helps them to find forever homes.

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Magi Scallion of Magi Scallion Professional Services in Golden, B.C.
West Kootenay, Golden, Kootenay Influencers

Influencers in Golden

We’re compiling an archive of information about the treasury of business people whose support and expertise are available in Golden, B.C.

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Career BUZZ logo.
Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - August 31 issue

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

Freeride World Tour medalists show some joy atop the podium.
West Kootenay, Golden, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Prime time for tourism in Golden, B.C.

Tourism Golden is building Golden’s global reputation for world-class recreation, and managing everyday services for on-the-spot visitors.

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Career BUZZ logo
Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - August 24 issue

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

Nicole Briggs, the marketing and events manager at Red Mountain Resort In Rossland, B.C., stands for a moment at the bottom of the ski hill in August
West Kootenay, Rossland, Environment, Small Business, Technology, Tourism, Kootenay Influencers

Rossland business influencers

Every community has its influencers, and we’d like to applaud the members of Rossland’s business community who are making a positive difference.

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Tylene Turner, Jaime Gordon and Duane Funk are the powers behind Green Door Catering in Kimberley, B.C.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

The many sides of Green Door Catering

Creativity, versatility, reliability, a cheerful attitude and great food are a winning combination for Green Door Catering.

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Kenny White of Kenny White Contracting in Montrose, B.C., is shown here at the foundation of a building site
West Kootenay, Trail, Small Business

Kenny White is your guy for new builds and renos

Kenny White, a building contractor based in Montrose, B.C., especially enjoys transforming homes and adding value through renovations.

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Ian Thomas stands next to his Cedar Taxi van
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Trail, Transportation

Transporting Trail travellers

Ian Thomas, president and owner of Cedar Taxi Ltd. in Trail, B.C., has created a wheelchair-accessible taxi service

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View of the Teck Resources plant in Trail.
West Kootenay, Trail, Mining

Breaking News: Teck idles smelting operations in Trail due to BC wildfires

S&P Global Platts, an independent provider of information to the resource markets is reporting that Teck has temporarily shut down their lead smelting operation

A man looking at his cellphone.
Technology

Keep your head in the clouds with this new phone system

The cloud phone system uses computer technology to manage calls, voicemail and much more.

by Joseph Mitchell
Diane Bridgewater has been the owner of DJ's Hair & Tanning since 2001.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business, Best of Business

DJ’s Hair & Tanning

Readers of Kootenay Business magazine gave DJ’s high marks for its services, and highest of all for the tanning aspect of the business.

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