Communities

  1. Ainsworth Hot Springs
  2. Canal Flats
  3. Castlegar
  4. Christina Lake
  5. Cranbrook
  6. Creston
  7. East Kootenay
  8. Elkford
  9. Fairmont Hot Springs
  10. Fernie
  11. Golden
  12. Grand Forks
  13. Invermere
  14. Kaslo
  15. Kimberley
  16. Nakusp
  17. Nelson
  18. New Denver
  19. Radium Hot Springs
  20. Revelstoke
  21. Riondel
  22. Rossland
  23. Salmo
  24. Slocan
  25. Sparwood
  26. Trail
  27. West Kootenay

Recent Communities articles.

Career BUZZ logo
East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - April 18

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

East Kootenay Teacher Education program students at College of the Rockies’ Cranbrook
campus host bake sales as one way to raise funds for local schools. Pictured (back row l-r Martha
Palmer, Nicole Hare, Josie Ruoss, EdSA President, Erin Kaldstad. Seated l-r Brooke Leyenhorst, Carly Trinder)
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Creston, Kimberley, Education

East Kootenay Teacher Education students give back to local schools

Program, held in partnership with UVic, fundraises to thank local schools for support

A Centex gas and convenience store is being built along Highway 3 in Creston.
East Kootenay, Creston, Developments, Transportation

New Centex gas station coming to Creston

The high profile location should be ideal to capture Highway 3 traffic, especially being situated across from the busy Tim Horton's store

Chris Thom of Dunlop Truck Centre is presented with the Business Person of the Year award at the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce Award night.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Retail, Small Business

Cranbrook Chamber 2019 Business Excellence Awards Gala

The sold out gala dinner attracted an audience of over 250 people and was held at the St. Eugene Golf Resort

Renovations on the famous hot spring pools are underway with new concrete finishing.
East Kootenay, Fairmont Hot Springs, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial, Tourism

$5M upgrade to Fairmont Hot Springs Resort well underway

Most of the projects will be wrapped up before Fairmont's busy summer season arrives

Beach cleaning machine on sandy beach.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business

Nelson company will clean up your beach

If you're looking for a cleaner beach full of soft, silky sand this summer, then you may want to check out Nelson’s Better Lawn and Garden

Southern mountain caribou.
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Nelson, Revelstoke, Animal Care, Education

Caribou conservation engagement scheduled for April 15-17 in Kootenays

The public is invited to community engagement sessions to provide feedback on two draft agreements to conserve southern mountain caribou populations

Brad Parsell became the executive director of the Fernie Chamber of Commerce on April 8, 2019
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Fernie chamber’s new exec

Oz transplant Brad Parsell takes on a big job in Fernie.

by Marie Milnr
Darren Brewer has joined the staff at Cranbrook City Hall as the business development co-ordinator
East Kootenay, Cranbrook

New member for Team Cranbrook

Darren Brewer is the City of Cranbrook’s new business development co-ordinator.

by
East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - April 12

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

Jan Skiber, posing in front of distant mountains.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Agriculture

Keep those pesky weeds at bay

Chem-Free Weed Control in Cranbrook aims to provide a safe, organic way to control unwanted vegetation

by
View of St. Eugene Resort.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Nature inspires redesign and renovation of Casino of the Rockies at St. Eugene Resort in Cranbrook

Work for the redesign is set to begin in early April, and is expected to take under three months, wrapping up in June

Dick Griffith, owner of Interior Trophy and Engraving.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Interior Trophy and Engraving moves to new premises in Cranbrook

Interior Trophy and Engraving, owned by Dick Griffith, has served Cranbrook and the East Kootenay since 1978.

Fort Steele Heritage Town.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Education, Tourism

Fort Steele builds on its success

Fort Steele Heritage Town is a significant draw to the Kootenay region as the attraction continues to grow and expand.

Ingrid Bron is the director of community economic development in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke

Insights for Revelstoke

New information on Revelstoke’s population numbers supports effective planning for adequate City services.

by
New Harrop ferry moored in lake.
West Kootenay, Transportation

Harrop II makes its debut in the Kootenays

These new ferries are larger and able to carry more vehicles than the ferries they replace, with capacity increased to handle commercial vehicles.

Little girl dressed in pink using a computer.
East Kootenay, Fernie, West Kootenay, Golden, Slocan, Financial, Technology

Public spaces add state-of-the-art technology

Nine communities receive over $613,000 from the Trust’s Community Technology Program

Kootenay Gallery of Art has been showcasing art to the rural community of Castlegar for the last 40 years.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Tourism

Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar has been showcasing art for the past 40 years

Maggie Shirley, curator and gallery assistant for Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar, B.C., highlights the historic gallery’s exhibitions and programs

by
Career BUZZ logo
East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - April 5

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

East Indian girls, dressed in colourful embroidered saris, dancing with hands in the air.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality

College of the Rockies hosts International Day Celebration

Community invited to enjoy cultural display booths and performances