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An artist's rendition of the proposed Fairfield Inn in Revelstoke.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

New 87-room Fairfield Inn proposed for Revelstoke

According the development application to the City of Revelstoke, the six-storey structure would be built along the Trans-Canada Highway, next to the Ramada.

The Columbia River Skywalk in Trail.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Developments

Award of Excellence handed out to Trail’s Columbia River Skywalk

The City of Trail has won a prestigious award for their new Columbia River Skywalk from the BC Recreation and Parks Association.

From left: Jan Morton (president, Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society), Johnny Strilaeff (CEO, Columbia Basin Trust), Minister of Children and Family Development and MLA for Kootenay West Katrine Conroy and Mayor of Rossland Kathy Moore break ground at a new affordable housing development in Rossland on May 1, 2018.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Financial

Affordable housing for Columbia Basin residents

The Government of British Columbia is working with the Columbia Basin Trust to build 167 new homes for people in the region struggling to find housing.

A concept design of the new Elkford District office building.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Elkford, Developments

Scott Builders awarded design/build contract for $2.1 Million district building in Elkford

Council and staff at the District of Elkford recently discussed the layout, placement and footprint of the new Elkford District office and building.

The former Kootenay Co-op building in Nelson.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments

Former Kootenay Co-Op building in Nelson sold

Word on the street is that Shambhala Festival owner and operator Jimmy Bundschuh has purchased the former Kootenay Co-Op building in Nelson.

Patrick Tolchard
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Developments, Financial, Small Business, Tourism

Radium Hot Springs adventure entrepreneur recognized by BC Business magazine

A Radium Hot Springs entrepreneur, Patrick Tolchard, has been recognized by BC Business magazine as one of the province’s Top 30 Under 30 business people.

Little Nieve Thomas standing in front of a NABS construction sign.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nakusp, Developments, Health & Wellness, Transportation

World-class mountain biking coming to Nakusp, BC

Mountain bikers looking to explore what BC has to offer will now want to add Nakusp, BC as a destination.

by Janis Neufeld, Project Manager for the Nakusp and Area Bike Society
Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation Chief Operating Officer, Dave Lampron, Kaslo Infonet Society (KiN) President Don Scarlett, KiN Board Member Tim Ryan together with Robert Abbey, Assistant Manager of the Kaslo Hotel, showcase a section of fibre optik cable similar to the one used in this project. (Left to right: Don, Robert, Dave, Tim)
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Developments, Technology

Northern Kootenay Lake ramps up its high-speed internet

The northern Kootenay Lake area is mountainous and thickly forested, which made traditional Internet infrastructure difficult and expensive.

The new Glade Ferry, built by Waterbridge Steel in Nakusp.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Developments, Tourism, Transportation

Nakusp’s Waterbridge Steel constructs and launches new ferry at Glade

Waterbridge was awarded a $27.9-million contract in 2016 to design and build the four new cable ferries.

Group photo of ground-breaking ceremony.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Education, Tourism, Transportation

The Cranbrook History Centre announces 1st phase of a 4-million-dollar heritage railcar preservation

The Heritage Railcar Preservation building will ultimately provide a complete building to enclose and preserve the Museum’s collection of heritage railcars.

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