Flags fly over the Sparwood municipal building that is home to the District of Sparwood's administrative team
East Kootenay, Sparwood

Sparwood mayor’s perspective, 2018

Cal McDougall served Sparwood through smooth and rough times, and the improved economy is allowing him to leave City Hall with an easy heart.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 28 issue

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

Jana Thompson, executive director of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce, finds her job exciting, satisfying and fun.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Revelstoke chamber update, 2018

The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce advocates for the business community on critical issues and promotes community fun and cultural events.

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2018 Top 50 Kootenay Companies

It’s time once again to present Kootenay Business magazine’s Top 50 Kootenay Companies by revenue.

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B.C. opposition leader Andrew Wilkinson shared his views on the upcoming referendum on electoral reform at the Cranbrook chamber luncheon at the Heritage Inn on September 19.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook

The way we vote: Should things change or stay the same in B.C.?

Andrew Wilkinson, B.C. opposition leader, spoke about the province’s upcoming referendum on electoral reform at the Cranbrook chamber luncheon

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A new Centex gas bar has opened at the ?AQAM Trading Centre.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Developments, First Nations , Small Business, Transportation ?AQAM Trading Centre opens Centex Gas Bar

Officials such as Chief Joe Pierre and ?AQAM Community Enterprises CEO Christopher McCurry were on hand for the occasion.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 21 issue

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

East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Kootenay Business magazine’s Amie Lubbers needs “Get of jail” card

Amie Lubbers has been arrested for Cops for Kids for being too sexy for her shoes

Michelle Forbes, author of Viking Lullaby, reads her book to her son, Jack.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Small Business

A Viking lullaby

Michelle Forbes, a Kimberley, B.C., business owner, event organizer and now author, has written a children’s book called Viking Lullaby

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 14 issue

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

(L to R) Randy Richmond and Ted Hall, owners of Spearhead Inc.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Trail, Kootenay Influencers

Nelson influencers, 2018

Check here for an evolving list of the visionaries, innovators and implementers in Nelson’s business community.

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Sean Campbell, the general manager of Community Futures East Kootenay, stands outside the CFEK office at 131 - 7th Avenue South, Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, Financial, Small Business

CFEK celebrates 30 years

At the grand age of 30, Community Futures East Kootenay is an established resource for East Kootenay entrepreneurs.

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John Harding stands on one of his ferries
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Small Business, Transportation

Waterbridge Steel in Nakusp, B.C., is ferrying change over West Kootenay waters

John Harding, president and owner of Waterbridge Steel Inc. in Nakusp, B.C., is overseeing construction for four ferries to service B.C. waterways

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Syringa Creek Wildfire on September 7, 2018.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Forestry

After the smoke

Here in the Kootenays, we were all affected by this year’s wildfire season in some way

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Bridge installation steps done by Galena Contractors on the Columbia West Bridge.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Golden, Nakusp, Revelstoke, Trail, 50 companies

2018 top companies profiled

These are three businesses that made our top 50 list in 2018.

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The Re/Max All Pro Realty team in Greater Trail, B.C.
West Kootenay, Trail, Real Estate

This Re/Max team brings the house down in Greater Trail

The 11-member Re/Max realty team in Greater Trail has over 150 years of industry experience.

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Nichola Lytle, owner of Pink Dog Designs in Nelson, B.C.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business

Marketing magic in Nelson, B.C.

Nichola Lytle of Pink Dog Designs is here to take marketing to the next level.

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two ladies standing at a counter with nutritional supplements
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business

Achieve optimal health and wellness in Castlegar

Mother Natures in Castlegar has been locally owned for nearly 50 years.

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Coal Town shop interior with wooden handmade items and other merchandise
East Kootenay, Fernie, Retail, Small Business

A shop that makes Fernie proud

Coal Town Goods carries local and handmade merchandise to suit every taste.

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