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Halcyon Hot Springs.
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial, Tourism No details forthcoming on sale of Halcyon Hot Springs

The hot springs resort is located on the shores of Arrow Lake north of Nakusp and was evidently sold to a lower mainland investor in March or April.

Kootenay Cycling Adventures is based in beautiful Nelson, B.C.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Revelstoke, Small Business, Tourism Nelson’s bike trek deluxe

John Bowden of Nelson, B.C., is working to make group bicycle touring the next big thing in his region.

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John Addison is the president of the board of the Kaslo & Area Chamber of Commerce.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Nakusp, Slocan Kaslo chamber 2017

Collaboration figures large for Kaslo’s chamber of commerce as a technique to accomplish greater goals than it could manage on its own.

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Cedra Eichenauer of the Nakusp & District Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre predicts a busy and enjoyable summer for her community.
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Small Business, Tourism Nakusp chamber 2017

The Nakusp & District Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre is central to the community’s function.

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Aidan McLaren-Caux, Proprietor of AMC Naturals in Nakusp
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Aidan McLaren-Caux: Getting back to nature

Aidan McLaren-Caux was inspired to build a multi-faceted business after the birth of his beautiful twin daughters.

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Autumn Grossutti has brought together a collection of gifts and personal items for all ages at Betty’z Edje Boutique.
West Kootenay, Nakusp, 40 Under 40 Autumn Grossutti: Bold is best

The owner of Betty’z Edje in Nakusp showcases gift items made in the Kootenays and beyond

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Reny Kitto and Carlie Wilkinson are the owners of Arkay Computers in Nakusp.
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Small Business, Technology Snatching a business and lifestyle opportunity

In addition to servicing all types of electronics, Arkay performs security camera installations and is a Bell Mobility dealer.

by Galadriel Watson
Ulli Mueller holds her 2016 Volunteer of the Year certificate with Community Futures staff members Andrea Wilkey, Val Radcliffe and Don McCulloch, and Board Director Frances Swan
Nakusp Ulli Mueller named Community Futures Volunteer of the Year

Mueller has volunteered on Community Futures Central Kootenay's loans committee for more than a decade.

Nathan Staplin has the MC of Junior Dragon's Den, Glen Hicks, try on a Black Dust Apparel jacket.
Cranbrook, Castlegar, Grand Forks, Nakusp, Nelson, Trail, Developments, Financial, Small Business Junior Dragons take the stage at Kootenay-wide Championships

Students from all over the Kootenays took the stage to compete in the Junior Dragons Den championship held at the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail.

Dylan Peil, a Grade 9 student at LV Rogers Secondary School,  designed and prototyped an Active Solar Tracker using a satellite dish covered with mirrors.
Castlegar, Nakusp, Nelson, Trail, Education, Technology Student scientists win big at the regional Science Fair

The fair was open to students from across the Kootenay Boundary region and featured 95 projects in experiments, innovation, and research.

Cedra Eichenauer is the manager of the Nakusp & District Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Centre in Nakusp, B.C.
Nakusp, New Denver, Small Business, Tourism Nakusp chamber 2016

Business support, community building and promoting the Central Kootenay region are all in a day’s work for Cedra Eichenauer of Nakusp, B.C.

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Bridge installation steps on the Columbia West Bridge, located 40 kilometres from Golden, B.C.
Nakusp, Forestry, Transportation Nakusp’s Galena Contractors Ltd. serving the Kootenays for nearly 50 years

Galena Contractor’s Ltd. strives to better the community through its projects with sustainable development focused on maintaining the environment.

by Nowell Berg
Graphic of Imagine Kootenay website.
Fernie, Kimberley, Sparwood, Castlegar, Golden, Nakusp, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail, Developments, Financial, Real Estate, Small Business New partnership launched to attract investment and a diversified workforce to the Kootenays

Imagine Kootenay (IK) focuses on highlighting the region as a great place to work, and excellent area to invest and an amazing place to live.

Picture of Gord McArthur, world-class ice climber from Cranbrook.
Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Castlegar, Golden, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail, Small Business Don’t miss world-class climber, Gord McArthur, guest speaker at 40 under 40 luncheon

Kootenay Business sought out the top 40 young business leaders in the Kootenay/Boundary/ Revelstoke areas to honour this group of under-40-year-old rising stars

Rebecca Jewell is the owner and operator of Riders Retreat in Nakusp.
Nakusp Rebecca Jewell

Falling instantly in love with Nakusp, Rebecca Jewell decided not to wait until retirement to make it her forever home

The board of directors for the Regional District of Central Kootenay consists of one representative from each of 11 electoral areas and nine municipalities.
Creston, Castlegar, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Riondel, Salmo 50 years of RDCK

Central Kootenay has a 50-year history of co-operation between the municipalities and the electoral districts.

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A sample of work by Reg Parson, an artist from Cranbrook, who participates in Columbia Basin Culture
Cranbrook, Creston, Nakusp, Nelson Call for nominations: CKCA Steering Committee

The CKCA invites members of the arts, culture and heritage community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee.

Director Karen Hamling
Nakusp First woman Chair of RDCK elected

RDCK Board has elected its first female Chair in its 49-year history.

Kitchen cabinets made by Bruce Richier of Leaf Cabinetry, Winlaw, B.C.
Castlegar, Christina Lake, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Small Business A career in wood

Bruce Richier of Leaf Cabinetry produces beautiful cabinets and furniture pieces for homes and businesses throughout the West Kootenay.

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Columbia Basin Trust voting banner
Cranbrook, Castlegar, Golden, Nakusp, Revelstoke Help shape how Columbia Basin Trust supports you

Have your say and win $1,000 to donate.

Upper Arrow Lake Ferry is up and running named the MV Columbia
Nakusp New $26.5M Upper Arrow Lake Ferry takes to water

New ferry boat replaces two smaller vessels.

Photo of Waterbridge team
Nakusp, Developments Arrow Lake Ferry construction nearing completion

Long awaited Arrow Lake Ferry construction is nearing completion.

The Kuskanax Creek Footbridge is an important part of the landscape in Nakusp.
Nakusp, Developments, Forestry New Kuskanax Creek Footbridge in Nakusp wins award

At the UBCM conference in Vancouver in September, Wood Works! BC announced the winners of the 2013 Community Recognition Awards.

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Indoor close up of middle-aged man with thinning dark hair
Radium Hot Springs, Nakusp, Forestry Positioned to supply a new market

Mass timber construction is ecologically friendly, and is a likely market for products from Brisco Manufacturing Ltd.

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Photo skis stuck in snow
Creston, Castlegar, Nakusp, Nelson, Developments Kootenay Rockies Tourism and Invest Kootenay team up

Two regional marketing organizations, Kootenay Rockies Tourism and Invest Kootenay, collaborate.

Photo of Dr. Michael Brennan
Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Health & Wellness Active Balance Chiropractic: It’s good to be back…in Nelson

Active Balance Chiropractic is excited to announce the opening of their practice on Baker Street in downtown Nelson.

Photo of Arrow Lake Ferry construction
Nakusp, Developments New Arrow Lake Ferry fabrication coming together

The long-awaited new Arrow Lake ferry being built in Nakusp by WaterBridge Steel is starting to take shape.

Nakusp New inland ferry creates jobs in British Columbia

Construction of a new ferry for the Upper Arrow Lake route will create local employment and ensure that this safe and reliable transportation service continues for West Kootenay families, businesses and visitors.

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Nakusp Nakusp comes together to talk about economic prospects

Community discussions and meetings with various consultants have yielded a number of specific areas where economic development should be focused.

by Colin Payne
Cranbrook, Nakusp, Developments Reaping the benefits

Consolidating staff and equipment in the new fire hall is making everything run more smoothly for the fire department in Cranbrook.

by Trevor Crawley
Nakusp, Developments Sheltering essential services

Emergency services in the Village of Nakusp are now consolidated into one $2.3 million building.

by Trevor Crawley
Nakusp, Environment Conscious of the environment

The Village of Nakusp is building up its reputation as an environmentally friendly community through new projects that will save on water consumption.

by Trevor Crawley
Nakusp, Tourism A new way to tour Nakusp

Rosemary Hughes had a grand vision in mind when she started up Mountain Valley Farms, a horse and carriage touring company.

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