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.

Interior view of a Highland Crossing townhouse.
East Kootenay, Invermere, Developments, Real Estate

New Highland Crossing townhomes in Invermere complete for show

Few remaining units available in this sought-after development

Michelle Forbes, author of Viking Lullaby, reads her book to her son, Jack.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Small Business

A Viking lullaby

Michelle Forbes, a Kimberley, B.C., business owner, event organizer and now author, has written a children’s book called Viking Lullaby

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Picture of construction equipment working.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Developments

Tyee’s Kimberley development underway

This is the second development for Tyee Homes along Rotary Drive in Kimberley.

Career BUZZ logo
East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 14 issue

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

Schaun Goodeve, new Economic Development Officer for the City of Kimberley.
East Kootenay, Kimberley

New Kimberley EDO Comes On Board

Schaun is known for his "roll up your sleeves" work ethic for accomplishing big picture strategic thinking.

Group of people planting a tree in the ground.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Kimberley

Skookumchuk Pulp Mill Celebrates 50-Year Milestone

As part of the celebrations a new sign for the pulp mill entrance was revealed and two commemorative trees were planted in front of the mill office.s

(L to R) Randy Richmond and Ted Hall, owners of Spearhead Inc.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Trail, Kootenay Influencers

Nelson influencers, 2018

Check here for an evolving list of the visionaries, innovators and implementers in Nelson’s business community.

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Sean Campbell, the general manager of Community Futures East Kootenay, stands outside the CFEK office at 131 - 7th Avenue South, Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, Financial, Small Business

CFEK celebrates 30 years

At the grand age of 30, Community Futures East Kootenay is an established resource for East Kootenay entrepreneurs.

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Kristin Parsons, new Executive Director for the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook

Cranbrook Chamber announces new Executive Director

The Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce is working to be a valued and respected champion of business and a positive contributor to the Cranbrook community.

John Harding stands on one of his ferries
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Small Business, Transportation

Waterbridge Steel in Nakusp, B.C., is ferrying change over West Kootenay waters

John Harding, president and owner of Waterbridge Steel Inc. in Nakusp, B.C., is overseeing construction for four ferries to service B.C. waterways

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Syringa Creek Wildfire on September 7, 2018.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Forestry

After the smoke

Here in the Kootenays, we were all affected by this year’s wildfire season in some way

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Bridge installation steps done by Galena Contractors on the Columbia West Bridge.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Golden, Nakusp, Revelstoke, Trail, 50 companies

2018 top companies profiled

These are three businesses that made our top 50 list in 2018.

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Jill Bentley-Lobban at her new store in Kimberley, Fullfill Market.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Waste Not, Want Not at zero waste fullfill market in Kimberley

The Fullfill Market in Kimberley was inspired by the zero waste movement

The Re/Max All Pro Realty team in Greater Trail, B.C.
West Kootenay, Trail, Real Estate

This Re/Max team brings the house down in Greater Trail

The 11-member Re/Max realty team in Greater Trail has over 150 years of industry experience.

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Hand Avenue, one of the many streets of West Fernie that was included in the RDEK’s servicing efforts.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments

Fernie’s west-side story

The Regional District of East Kootenay has completed its servicing upgrades in West Fernie, a project that has been in the making for four years.

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Storefront of Circle Health Food in Invermere.
East Kootenay, Invermere, Kimberley, Entertainment and Hospitality, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business

Invermere’s Circle Health Food and Café purchased by Kimberley’s Jill Bentley

Stoke Cold Pressed Juice has been a regular supplier to Circle Health Food & Café and owner Jill Bentley see this as a natural gateway to expand their business

Cobham Avenue construction in Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments

Construction in Cranbrook: an update

The City of Cranbrook is hard at work making improvements to city roads and structures.

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Owner of Kays Contracting, Matt Hanlon, poses with one of his contracting machines.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Small Business

Kays Contracting in Nelson will get the job done

Kay Contracting in Nelson provides its customers with top-notch experiences (and results).

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East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 7 issue

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

John Jarman (L), operations manager at Canadian Timberframes Ltd., with two crew members
West Kootenay, Golden

Jarman joins CTF

John Jarman brings extensive international expertise to his new position as the operations manager at Canadian Timberframes Ltd.

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