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Cranbrook Building more than homes

Jason Wheeldon, a realtor for Royal LePage East Kootenay Realty Ltd., said that in 2008, there were 174 housing starts that totalled more than $48 million in permit values. In 2009, there were 62 housing starts worth over $17 million and in the first quarter of 2010 there have been 43 housing starts that total over $14 million in permit value—a huge leap forward from the 1990s.

by Kali Love
Cranbrook, Invermere, Developments, Tourism King of the mountain

Bringing together two well-established Kootenay businesses, New Dawn Developments and Panorama Mountain Village, is part of Rick Jensen’s long-term vision.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
Cranbrook A consistent and conscientious company

Rocky Mountain Diesel & Autobody Shop, a company based in Cranbrook, B.C., has undergone a massive transformation over the past two years. Improvements include the addition of a 697-square-metre facility, complete with a commercial frame-straightening machine and a downdraft paint booth.

Cranbrook, Education Making a grand entrance

Expansion at College of the Rockies in Cranbrook, B.C., will improve student and visitor access to essential services.

Cranbrook, Developments Building up success

Nelson Engineering Inc. finished their new office in June and has all but moved into their new home at 111 Seventh Avenue in Cranbrook.

by Trevor Crawley
Cranbrook BMO donates $10,000 to Cranbrook arches project

The Bank of Montreal Cranbrook recently donated $10,000 to the new gateway to Cranbrook, which is slated to have its official grand opening on September 11.

Cranbrook, Developments, Tourism Nothing but blue skies

The reason for Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s August visit to Cranbrook was twofold: to pay tribute to the long-standing Conservative MP of Kootenay-Columbia, Jim Abbott, and his contributions to the riding during his years of service, and to announce funding for infrastructure upgrades to the Canadian Rockies International Airport.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
Cranbrook, Developments “500-Year” museum strategic plan begins

Seven specialized consultants are involved in a $115,000 study to chart long-term museum survival.

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Cranbrook, Real Estate Turning houses into homes

Always the go-to girl for home decorating advice, Darlene Lacey was honing her skills long before she became president of her new enterprise, Style On Staging.

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Cranbrook Three different homes, three different experiences

Steve Stockwood, a realtor for Re/Max Caldwell Agencies takes On Site columnist, Kali Love, on a tour of three different homes.

by Kali Love
Cranbrook, Developments Expanding specialty services

Chris Thom, the president and owner of Rocky Mountain Diesel, talks about the many factors behind the company's success.

by Glynis Fediuk
(L to R) Minister Pat Bell, Kathryn Teneese and Bob Luke
Cranbrook, Forestry The people behind the podium

Using wood harvested from their community forest, the Ktunaxa Nation donated wood for a podium seen at the Pacific Coliseum.

by Glynis Fediuk
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Cranbrook, Financial Deals on wheels

Dave Girling covers the ups and down of the automobile market

by Glynis Fediuk
Cranbrook, Developments Major changes for COTR

College of the Rockies in Cranbrook is undergoing construction to build a new entrance, and interior renovations.

by Donna Kraus-Hagerman
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Cranbrook Chad Jensen

For over 30 years, New Dawn Developments has been at home in the Kootenays.

by Tanya Laing Gahr
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Cranbrook, Financial Strategic responses to a changing economy

Our global financial system is under great stress. But let us not approach challenges with fatalism. Rather, let us prove the bad news wrong, and use this strong headwind to grow stronger.

by Hans Dekkers
Cranbrook A rock-solid industry

When Rick Klassen started Kootenay Granite Plus three years ago, his research told him that Cranbrook, B.C., was just the right place to be.

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