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Marty Williams, councillor for the ?aq?am Community, and Chase Thielen of Silverado Construction Silverado’s successful relationship

Silverado Construction has a contract to build a combined gymnasium and community centre for the ʔaq̓am Community.

Kootenay Landscape’s new bucket truck  with chipper on the back. Kootenay Landscape’s experience keeps your yard looking great

From landscape maintenance, shrub and tree pruning and weed control to winter snow and ice management, Kootenay Landscape provides year round service

by Nowell Berg
The outside of the new Tim Hortons in Sparwood, B.C. On a roll with Tims

Sparwood residents can now enjoy their double-doubles as the Canadian franchise opens shop

by Nowell Berg
A house that Susan Lamb designed Digging deeply in house design

Efficient use of space to meet client-specific needs, Susan Lamb Design Consulting will help you create the home of your dreams.

by Nowell Berg
Castlegar KCDS staff KCDS’ job is to help you find a job

Kootenay Career Development Society (KCDS) is a centre of excellence that empowers the community through career development

by Nowell Berg
The Zellstoff Celgar pulp mill as seen from across the river. Pulp prosperity in the West Kootenay

The Zellstoff Celgar pulp mill is a significant regional employer

A stack of lumber. Generations of jobs

Independent sawmills are a part of their communities for generations

Invest Kootenay trade show booth. Attracting investment dollars to the Kootenays

Looking to buy or sell a business in the Kootenays? Invest Kootenay is the place to start.

by Nowell Berg
Cranbrook Dodge general sales manager Steve Mercandelli. Cranbrook Dodge

“I am proud to drive the product that I sell . . . I am happy to invite everyone down to the store to meet our amazing team”

Owner of Riemann Painting, Kim Wasylowich. Riemann Painting

Riemann Painting has built its reputation on quality and reliability.

David and Corey Spring, the dealer principals at Spring Honda in Cranbrook. Spring Honda

Spring Honda has doubled the size of its service bays

Jody Charlton sitting at her desk Charlton Homes

"Ninety per cent of my clients tell me that they’d do this again tomorrow if they didn’t love their house so much already"

A photo of Harvie Hurd. Putting the customer first

For over half a century, Gordon Wall Floorcoverings has been offering its top-notch expertise to clients in and around the Trail area.

George Brinkman in the mill yard. Boards by George caters to the unique

Boards by George does not focus on producing mass volumes of milled lumber, rather it focuses on specialty wood products

by Trish Drinkle
Larsen Whelan Enterprises Ltd’s award winning, environmentally friendly home. Not just hammers and nails

An Elk Valley building company with unique designs and strong customer relations.

Walter and Heather Ingram. Exciting times for Fernie Home Hardware

Home Hardware in Fernie has expanded to meet the demands of the area. They are in the same location but have dramatically increased their space.

by Lisa Crane
Braydon Denham ouside of Denham Ford in Cranbrook. Denham’s new move

Denham Ford in Cranbrook has changed locations

by Lisa Crane
Photo of a plasma table with sparks flying. Fab Rite Services Ltd.

Fab Rite Services Ltd. offers a wide range of services to the industries of mining, oil and gas, forestry and construction.

Photo of Tammy Darough and Scott Moorey Insuring a future for the West Kootenay

In December of 2010, it was announced that a merger would take place between independent insurance providers, RHC Insurance Brokers Ltd. and Anderson Insurance.

Ensuring a sustainable environment

Teck Resources Ltd. won the Coal Mining Reclamation Citation in fall 2010 for slope stability work along the banks of Michel Creek near Sparwood, B.C.

Designed with your expensive items in mind

Falkins Insurance Group originated in the East Kootenay in the late 1890s and has expanded to be one of the largest insurance brokerages in B.C.

A consistent and conscientious company

Rocky Mountain Diesel & Autobody Shop, a company based in Cranbrook, B.C., has undergone a massive transformation over the past two years. Improvements include the addition of a 697-square-metre facility, complete with a commercial frame-straightening machine and a downdraft paint booth.

Making a grand entrance

Expansion at College of the Rockies in Cranbrook, B.C., will improve student and visitor access to essential services.

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