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  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

Wendy Booth, newly elected President of the Union of BC Municipalities.
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.

Couple with bike on gondola.
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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East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 13 issue

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

A woman sits in front of her computer
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Environment, Technology

Experience the Columbia Basin Symposium live online

Attend the Columbia Basin Trust event, SHIFT! Thriving in Change, from anywhere in the Basin

West Kootenay, Small Business

Burton City Cider expands operations to double capacity

Owners/operators/cider makers/beekeepers Alan and Barbara Ross are the people behind the unique business, which opened in the spring 2016

East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Environment

City of Cranbrook awarded CEA honourable mention for WFP heat recovery project at UBCM

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy presented the Climate & Energy Action Awards. The City of Cranbrook received an Honourable Mention

East Kootenay, Fernie, Small Business

Fernie Brewing Company raises a glass to The Professor with new seasonal beer

The Professor Märzen is a commemorative brew, named after a partially created recipe found in past FBC brewmaster Gord Demaniuk’s recipe book

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East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best Of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 6 issue

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

Well-known business owner, Dan Ashman (pictured centre), is dealer principal of AM Ford and was recently awarded Trail's Business Person of the Year Award.
West Kootenay, Trail, Small Business

Trail Chamber hands out Excellence Awards

The Trail & District Chamber of Commerce hosted the 3rd Annual Business Excellence Awards on Saturday, September 30, 2017

FortisBC's new facility
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Energy

A by-the-numbers look at the newly opened FortisBC Operations Centre in Castlegar

As FortisBC's $23-million operations centre comes to completion in Castlegar, we examine some of the benefits and features of the new facility

West Kootenay, Nelson, Technology

#BCGO Tour brings business opportunities to local tech innovators in Nelson

Through #BCGO, the BC Innovation Council makes a concerted effort to bring opportunities to regions that aren’t as closely connected to industry and government

Cass and Matt Peterson have started up a new garbage disposal service in Cranbrook called Synergy Garbage.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Synergizing trash

Matt and Cass Peterson have started up Synergy Garbage, a new disposal service in Cranbrook

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Kai Palkeinen and Kelly Hutcheson are owner-operators of Pulse Boot Lab & Ski Co. in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

Revelstoke’s excellent boot fitters

The experts at Pulse Boot Lab can fine-tune the fit of your ski boots for a critical improvement in your performance and comfort on the hill.

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Karen Cathcart is the administrator of the Golden campus of College of the Rockies and the director of Area A (rural Golden) in the CSRD.
West Kootenay, Golden, Education, Small Business, Kootenay Influencers

Influence and administration in Golden

Karen Cathcart is the administrator of the Golden campus of College of the Rockies, and she’s also the director for Area A (CSRD).

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The Columbia Valley's new Economic Development Officer is Ryan Watmough
East Kootenay, Invermere, West Kootenay, Golden, Developments, Financial

Ryan Watmough is the new Economic Development Officer for the Columbia Valley

Ryan Watmough has recently been hired by the Regional District of East Kootenay to be the new Economic Development Officer

Bob Wright was presented with the Al McCracken Memorial Award at the 2017 Community Futures British Columbia Conference in Quesnel, B.C. on September 15, 2017.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

Community Futures Board Member Wins Award

Bob Wright, long-time volunteer and board member of Community Futures Central Kootenay, was honoured for his years of commitment and service

Parker Vaile (L) and Jordan Peterson (R) are owner-operators of VP Waste Solutions in Golden, B.C.
West Kootenay, Golden, Small Business, Kootenay Influencers

Cleaning up in Golden

VP Waste Solutions of Golden, B.C., is a star in the unglamorous realm of waste management.

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East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 29 issue

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

Wayne Stetski
East Kootenay, Energy

CanWest/Superior Propane Merger: MP Stetski talks about Competition Bureau Ruling

MP Wayne Stetski weighs in on the CanWest/Superior Propane Merger Competition Bureau Ruling

College of the Rockies Board of Governors elected new Board Chair, Jesse Nicholas and Vice-Chair, Cindy Yates.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, First Nations

College Board elects new Chair and Vice-Chair

College of the Rockies Board of Governors elected new Board Chair, Jesse Nicholas and Vice-Chair, Cindy Yates