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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - August 25 issue

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

Barb Smythe is the owner-operator of Auntie Barb's Bakery, Bistro & Banquets in Cranbrook, B.C.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Cuisine, Small Business

Auntie Barb, cook and baker

Auntie Barb’s has a new location and an expanded range of offerings.

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Wendy Booth, newly elected President of the Union of BC Municipalities.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay RDEK Director elected as President of UBCM

The Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) was formed to provide a common voice for local government.

A child ziplines amidst a group of trees
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fairmont Hot Springs, Tourism

Zip-a-dee-doo-dah in Fairmont

Todd and Jay Manton have established Mineral Mountain Zipline at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

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Waneta Dam in Trail, B.C.
West Kootenay, Trail, Energy

Trail mayor Mike Martin speaks to Waneta Dam’s sale to BC Hydro

What does BC Hydro’s purchase of Waneta Dam mean for the West Kootenay? Trail mayor Mike Martin explains how the sale will affect the community

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Shelly Wadden became executive director of the Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce in Golden, B.C., in June 2017.
West Kootenay, Golden, Small Business

Taking the reins at Kicking Horse chamber

Shelly Wadden, the new executive director of Golden’s chamber of commerce, promotes experimentation, recognition and support for great ideas.

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Couple with bike on gondola.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Invermere, Developments, Tourism Vancouver-based Replay Resorts selected as master developer partner for Panorama Mountain Resort

Panorama Mountain Resort is a four-season destination resort situated in British Columbia's Purcell Mountains.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - August 18th issue

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

A photo of the moon covering most of the sun during a solar eclipse
Green Scene, Environment

Where will you be during Monday’s eclipse?

Watch wild animals during the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 and become part of the citizen scientist project.

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(L to R) Alycia Weir, visitor services manager at the Golden Visitor Information Services & Amenities Hub, with Constance Fowler and Mary Jacobson, visitor information counsellors.
West Kootenay, Golden, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Collaboration creates Golden’s VISAH

The new, community-led visitor information services and amenities hub (VISAH) in Golden, B.C., offers expanded services and conveniences.

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Erin Thompson and Brian Sondergaard with their dogs
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Animal Care

Kimberley Kritters caters to cats, dogs and everything in between

Erin Thompson and Brian Sondergaard are the owners of the new Kimberley Kritters Pet Boutique

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Leeza Zurwick
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Health & Wellness

Happy gut = happy life

Leeza Zurwick of Castlegar, B.C., has started up a new business that provides customers with water kefir do-it-yourself kits

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Trail Beer Refinery opened on March 25, 2017. It is Trail's first craft beer producer.
West Kootenay, Trail, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Craft beer comes to Trail

“We had pretty aggressive visions of where we wanted to go, and we’re just blowing those away.” —Mike Konkin, Trail Beer Refinery

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Tom Thomson, Executive Director of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Financial

Podcast—The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Nelson, BC

In this episode of Kootenay Business Podcast, publisher Keith Powell, talks with Tom Thomson, Executive Director of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - August 11th issue

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

Rich and Annie Murphy bought the Trail Smoke Eaters Hockey Club in November 2016.
West Kootenay, Trail, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Sparking change for the Smoke Eaters

The Trail Smoke Eaters hockey team has an upgraded facility and a revitalized fan base along with new club owners.

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Kootenay Homes, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Real Estate

Top 10 luxury homes for sale in Kootenays—Summer 2017 Edition

The Kootenays are home to some spectacular properties, as this Top 10 list proves.

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Mike Martin, mayor of Trail, B.C., admires the architectural design of the Riverfront Centre, which is scheduled for completion by year's end.
West Kootenay, Trail, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Trail, B.C., booms

Trail’s mayor, Mike Martin, described the projects that are underway and the energy and attitude that are widely evident in his city.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - August 4th issue

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

Andras Lukacs became executive director of Tourism Rossland in March 2017.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Tourism

New era for Tourism Rossland

The new, social media savvy executive director of Tourism Rossland got there via Hungary, the U.S., and Canada’s Northwest Territories.

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