Emma Genest, outreach co-ordinator for Accelerate Kootenays, allowed curious Kootenay drivers the opportunity to test drive a Chevrolet Bolt BEV.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Environment, Technology, Transportation

Accelerate Kootenays is transforming the landscape one charging station at a time

Emma Genest, outreach co-ordinator for Accelerate Kootenays, discusses electric cars, supply versus demand and the cost of saving the world

by
The Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre is now under the management of Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.
East Kootenay, Kimberley

The good, the good and the ugly

Don McCormick talks about managing Kimberley’s assets and liabilities—the conference centre, the SunMine and the wildfire interface.

by
Rob Wheeler (L) and Carl Lauren brought Tyee Custom Homes to Kimberley, B.C., in 2005
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Developments

Tyee diversifies

Tyee Log Homes has grown and diversified since arriving in Kimberley in 2005, becoming a significant employer and economic driver.

by
Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce staff  Michelle Doll (L), administrative assistant and Laura Kennedy, office manager
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Cranbrook chamber autumn events, 2018

While they await the arrival of their new executive director, Cranbrook’s chamber board and staff are busy serving the membership.

by
Career BUZZ logo
Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 26 issue

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

Trail-based Silver City Stagelines bus.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Grand Forks, Nelson, Trail, Transportation Trail’s Silver City Stagelines now running from Nelson/Trail to Kelowna

Trail-based Silver City Stagelines Ltd. (SCSL) applied and was approved to operate a new bus service between Nelson/Trail and Kelowna

Jill Bentley-Lobban stands in front of her new store in Kimberley.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Environment, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business

Fulfill your shopping needs at fullfill in Kimberley

Newly opened fullfill in Kimberley, B.C., is a green alternative to traditional stores

by
Cranbrook's mayor, Lee Pratt, outside city hall in October 2018, at the beginning of his second term in office
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments

Cranbrook 2018: Future focus

Since November 2014, a change in the mindset at Cranbrook city hall has created noticeable, valuable changes for the local business community.

by
Jason Jones of LARCH Landscape Architecture + Authentic Mountain Design in Golden, B.C., and a background of trees.
West Kootenay, Golden, Developments, Environment, Small Business

Larch Landscape Architecture + Authentic Mountain Design mimics natural beauty in Golden, B.C.

Larch Landscape Architecture + Authentic Mountain Design specializes in landscape architecture, environmental planning and design in Golden, B.C.

by
Chris van der Linden stands on the steps of the former Mountain View School, where renovations are being done to accommodate his restaurant, Old School Eatery, and other businesses.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Cuisine, Small Business, Tourism

Old School Eatery to open in Revelstoke

Owner Chris van der Linden hopes to open the Old School Eatery in late November.

by
Ingrid Bron is the new director of community economic development for the City of Revelstoke and the Columbia-Shuswap Regional District Electoral Area B
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Revelstoke

A new asset for Revelstoke

Revelstoke’s new director of community economic development, Ingrid Bron, joined the City team on October 15, 2018.

by
Mike Guarnery is the manager of the Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Small Business

Kimberley chamber, 2018

The Kimberley chamber lends its support to business in areas including technology, hospitality, child care advocacy and taxation.

by
Career BUZZ logo
Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 19 issue

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

Jonah Jones and Megan Moore each put on a scowl for the camera, all in fun.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Jones Distilling leads revitalization of former Revelstoke schoolhouse

A variety of businesses and services have taken up residence in a beautifully converted heritage schoolhouse in Revelstoke.

by
Revelstoke Mountain CoLab provides short-term and long-term work space for established businesses and startups
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business

Success tips from Mountain CoLab

Revelstoke’s Mountain CoLab has been so successful that it’s outgrowing the administrative capacity of the volunteer board.

by
Sandy Byers of Pillar to Post Home Inspectiors in Nelson, B.C.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Real Estate, Best of Business

Sandy Byers helps make Nelson homes safe

Sandy Byers is the best in the business when it comes to home inspection and personality in Nelson, B.C.

by
Scott and Rebecca Weatherford with their two children, possibly the fourth generation of ownership of ATCO.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Trail, Environment, Forestry, Small Business

ATCO: The family business of Fruitvale

Wood products and family ties are the legacy of ATCO Wood Products in Fruitvale, B.C.

by
Career BUZZ logo
Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 12 issue

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

(L to R) Caitlin Berkhiem, Tamara Mercandelli and Christel Hagn are looking forward to reopening Soulfood restaurant in the Mount Baker Heritage Hotel
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Cuisine, Financial, Small Business

Soulfood co-operative

Soulfood, a farm-to-table whole foods restaurant in downtown Cranbrook, is moving to become a co-operative.

by