Castlegar

Whimsical public art and lovely green space invite visitors to Castlegar City Hall.

Whimsical public art and lovely green space invite visitors to Castlegar City Hall. — photo by Marie Milner

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Castlegar is attractively situated on the banks of the Columbia River.

Castlegar: Who’s who in business

Information about business in Castlegar, B.C. - including contacts, award winners and listings.

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Castlegar Chamber of Commerce

Find out more about Castlegar's chamber, and what it does for the community.

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Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Transportation

New trips added to Kootenay Connector transit route

Bus riders in the West Kootenay Regional Transit System will soon be able to choose new weekday trips between Nelson and Selkirk College in Castlegar.

Pollinator inventories have been part of the WTCP Program.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Environment

Seven years of success – Waneta Terrestrial Compensation Program

The Waneta Terrestrial Compensation Program (WTCP) has selected five projects for funding as part of a mandate to support habitat restoration & conservation.

Lucas Pitts.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar

Lucas Pitts Castlegar’s New Director of Public Works & Development Services

Lucas Pitts, the current Director of Public Works, has been appointed to take over both the Director of Public Works and Director of Development Services jobs.

Nicholas and Wendy Fominoff take great pride in what they make and can’t wait to share that experience with everyone who comes to visit.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Slocan, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

This Winlaw bakery is worth driving for

Nicholas and Wendy Fominoff have set their family’s bakery apart with their handmade treats and lunches. Here is what makes their place so special.

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Congratulations to Executive Director Tammy Verigin-Burk (centre), her staff, and all the members of the Chamber.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar

Castlegar Chamber wins BC Chamber of the Year Award – and $2,500 in prize money

The Chamber of Year award recognized the innovative efforts that the Chamber has put into play with the Castlegar Economic Development Plan.

Car accident.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Trail, Transportation

Top 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in the Kootenays

It would appear that whenever a major thoroughfare like Highway #3 connects with adjoining streets the potential for crashes climbs substantially.

Rauni Naud was recognized by Kootenay Business magazine as an Influential Woman in Business in the West Kootenay region
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Financial, Influential Women in Business

Rauni Naud: focused, balanced and fulfilled

Rauni Naud combines a single-minded focus, continuing education and passion for her community to achieve financial success and a balanced life.

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Community Futures Central Kootenay Volunteer of the Year, Chris Bell and CFCK Executive Director, Andrea Wilkey.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar

Chris Bell awarded Community Futures Volunteer of the Year

Chris has been involved in a variety of organizations, lending his good-natured expertise to many projects.

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Promoted Castlegar businesses