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Scenic view of Nelson from top of mountain.
Cranbrook, Golden, Creston, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Agriculture, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business, Tourism Top 10 most unique businesses for sale in the Kootenays — Summer 2016

Ever thought of owning your own business and living the Kootenay lifestyle? Here is a sampling of businesses available in the area.

Mike Balance, Dale Donaldson, Christina Champlin and Cassandra Urbshas of Mallard's Source for Sports in Nelson, B.C.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Rossland, Salmo, Trail, Financial, Health & Wellness, Retail, Tourism Influencing Nelson

Our research rewarded us with information about a few of Nelson’s most influential business people.

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Action shot of man riding bicycle through forest.
Castlegar, Rossland, Financial, Transportation Three Kootenay communities receive BikeBC funding

Rossland, Castlegar and the South Slocan will be receiving funding for projects in their communities.

Eric Lawson, new regional Black Press publisher for the company's West Kootenay/Boundary area.
Creston, Grand Forks, Castlegar, Nelson, Rossland, Trail West Kootenay Black Press papers get new regional publisher

Eric Lawson replaces Chuck Bennett, who had been group publisher since 2007.

Andrea Winckers Tyreman, CEO, Yodel & Ripple Effect Consulting Inc.
Rossland, Small Business, Technology, Influential Women in Business Andrea Winckers Tyreman

Natural curiosity has helped Andrea Winckers Tyreman to reach beyond status quo.

Deanne Steven, Executive Director, Tourism Rossland
Rossland, Small Business, Influential Women in Business Deanne Steven

As a leader in the tourism sector, Deanne Steven creates effective solutions for her home community of Rossland, B.C.

The 2016 board of directors of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Rossland, Salmo, Trail, Developments The RDKB celebrates its 50th anniversary

Following fellow Kootenay districts RDCK and RDEK, the RDKB celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2016.

by Mason Buettner
A live demo of Rossland's new high-speed internet service will be held on March 23 from 7:00 to 8:30pm at the Rossland Public Library.
Rossland, Developments, Technology High-Speed Fibre Optic service now in downtown Rossland

Businesses in downtown Rossland can now reap the benefits of high-speed Internet with up to 100 mbps symmetrical service.

Graphic of Imagine Kootenay website.
Golden, Fernie, Kimberley, Sparwood, Castlegar, 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.

Windermere Valley Golf Course, on the sunny east side of the Columbia Valley is always one of the region's first golf courses to open.
Cranbrook, Creston, Golden, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Radium Hot Springs, Castlegar, Christina Lake, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail Projected 2016 opening dates for Kootenay golf courses

Here's a list of Kootenay Golf Course opening dates we have been able to track down.

Picture of Gord McArthur, world-class ice climber from Cranbrook.
Cranbrook, Golden, Creston, Grand Forks, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Castlegar, 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

Cristina Baldini, property manager at Mountain Town Properties.
Rossland Cristina Baldini

More opportunity and the slower pace of life brought one of Rossland’s top property managers to the area.

Dave MacLeod, CEO of Thoughtexchange, manages to find time to enjoy fresh powder at nearby Red Resort in his hometown of Rossland, B.C.
Rossland Dave Macleod

From his home in Rossland B.C., Thoughtexchange CEO Dave Macleod has helped grow his business into a company that touches lives all across Canada and the US

There are autumn colours on a small tree in the foreground, an old wooden fence and mountains set against a blue sky in the background.
Cranbrook, Kimberley, Nelson, Rossland, Small Business Why we choose the Kootenays

For these business people, there is no shortage of reasons to love living in this beautiful mountain region

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A graduate of the Selkirk College Metal Fabricator Foundation Program, Rossland’s Tyler Hwalstad is working on his apprenticeship at Columbia Steel Fabricating & Welding.
Nelson, Rossland, Education, Technology Selkirk College helps build careers in metal fabrication

The Metal Fabricator Foundation Program is currently accepting applications for a February 1 intake.

Graphic for the 40 Under 40 Rising Stars of Business.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Golden, Creston, Elkford, Grand Forks, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Radium Hot Springs, Sparwood, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Salmo, Trail, Retail, Small Business Call for nominations 40 Under 40—Rising Stars in Business

We invite your business to join in supporting and saluting these young business professionals (under 40) who deserve to be recognized.

Trinda Bowman is the owner of Curiosity Clothing and Gifts in Rossland, B.C.
Rossland, Retail, Small Business Rossland’s Curiosity

Curiosity Clothing and Gifts is a fashion-forward clothing and giftware store in Rossland, B.C.

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Christine Andison, President of Red Mountain Racers,  accepting the award from Bruce Goldsmid, BC Alpine's CEO.
Rossland BC Alpine’s “Mountain Resort of the Year”

The Legacy Training Centre at RED Mountain Resort was recently recognised as BC Alpine’s ‘Resort of the Year’.

Dave MacLeod, CEO of Thoughtexchange.
Rossland, Developments, Financial, Technology Thoughtexchange raises $7M to fuel innovation

The company sees an enormous opportunity to help groups of all sizes and is excited to bring new products to the market.

Rossland's merchants work to keep the downtown area pretty and inviting.
Rossland, Small Business, Tourism Rossland’s movers and shakers

Tiny Rossland, B.C., is making a big impression in the worlds of tourism, environmental restoration and business.

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Tim Baldwin (L) and Jordan Strobel were the winners of the senior category of the 2014 Junior Dragons' Den competition in Trail, B.C. Their business is called Ebon Supply Co.
Rossland, Trail, Small Business Trail’s young dragons

A year after winning the 2014 Junior Dragons’ Den competition, two Trail, B.C., high school grads are still growing their business.

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A picture looking down the main street of Revelstoke with the Rocky Mountains in the background.
Golden, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Radium Hot Springs, Revelstoke, Rossland, Financial, Tourism B.C. invests $1.82 million to support tourism in seven Kootenay communities

Seven local Kootenay communities will see funding from the Resort Municipality Initiative.

Picture of the Dewdney Trail Heritage Society members with a newly restored sign.
Rossland, Education, Tourism Dewdney Trail Society works to restore and preserve historic trail

The rugged Dewdney Trail once carried miners and supplies, from coastal B.C. to the Rocky Mountains, during the height of the Kootenay Gold Rush in the 1860's.

This free winter shuttle bus runs between Rossland and Red Mountain Resort.
Rossland, Tourism Rossland’s free ride

Statistics prove conclusively that the popular Rossland-to-Red free shuttle makes good economic and environmental sense.

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Owner Zabrina Nelson of Revival Boutique stands behind a desk made of over 1,000 recycled books glued together.
Rossland, Retail In with the old

Revival Boutique in Rossland is a resale shop and an innovative recycler

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Bruce Wolk of Rossland, B.C., is the owner of the Red Arrow Station property.
Rossland, Developments, Tourism Forest fantasy

Red Arrow Station in Rossland will offer types of camping accommodation not seen elsewhere in the Kootenay Region.

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Thin Air Disc Golf Club is a popular 18-hole course located in Rossland, B.C.
Rossland, Tourism Rossland is on a roll

Rossland’s terrain attracts visitors all year round, and Tourism Rossland is promoting more activities, comforts and conveniences.

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Picture of Petri Raito and Ryan Arnaud, of Rossland Brewing Company.
Rossland, Cuisine, Small Business, Tourism Rossland brewing company wins 2015 Canadian Brewing awards gold medal

7 Summits Milk Stout wins gold at the 2015 Canadian Brewing Awards.

Jakki Van Hemert (L) of Trail, B.C. received a 2015 Influential Women in Business (West Kootenay) Award from Kootenay Business magazine.
Castlegar, Christina Lake, Kaslo, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail, Small Business, Influential Women in Business West Kootenay women of influence

Four of the West Kootenay’s shining stars in business were honoured by Kootenay Business magazine and their peers.

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aerial view Red Mountain Resort
Rossland, Tourism Katkov sets the stage for the next 10 years

Significant changes to the leadership team announced

AZcreative's Andrew Zwicker is an entrepreneur who loves nothing more than getting the word out about other creative types in the Kootenays
Rossland, Education, Small Business Being open to serendipity

AZcreative's Andrew Zwicker is an entrepreneur who loves nothing more than getting the word out about other creative types in the Kootenays

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Creston Golf Club
Cranbrook, Golden, Castlegar, Rossland, Tourism 2015 projected opening dates for golf courses in the Kootenay Rockies

Creston Golf Club is now open for play as of March 7th; the earliest opening of any course in the Kootenays.

Will Hulland (left) and Peter Larsen build custom homes in Nelson BC .
Castlegar, Nelson, Rossland, Real Estate Homebuilding and renovation trends in the West Kootenay

From interior to exterior, it's all about low and no maintenance in building or renovating a home.

by Nowell Berg
Lori Craig balances on a fitness ball at her business, Better Life Fitness in Rossland.
Rossland Lori Craig

For Lori Craig, the owner of Better Life Fitness in Rossland, work is about a passion for fitness and helping clients succeed.

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Elise Pare heads the Rossland office of WSP, formerly Focus Corporation.
Rossland, Technology WSP acquires Focus Corporation

WSP now has four branch offices in the Kootenays

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Revelstoke tram
Fernie, Kimberley, Rossland, Tourism Biggest Kootenay ski resorts—ranked by vertical

The seven Kootenays ski resorts rival just about any region in North America.

Kathy Moore is the new mayor of Rossland, B.C.
Rossland Moore for Rossland

With an eagerness to keep learning and to serve her community, Kathy Moore was successful in her bid to become mayor of Rossland.

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skier skiing down steep mountain terrain
Rossland, Tourism Rossland’s RED Mountain Resort introduced new online ticket platform

RED Mountain Resort has partnered with Inntopia for online lift ticket sales.

Kootenay entrepreneurs podcast and radio show advertising poster
Rossland, Small Business Kootenay entrepreneurs get a podcast and radio show all their own!

Listeners are able to get inside the heads of some of the top entrepreneurs.

Best Community Tourism Initiative Award winners from last year
Cranbrook, Invermere, Nelson, Rossland, Tourism Time is running out to submit a nomination for this year’s Tourism Industry Awards

Deadline for Submissions is Friday, September 12, 2014.

Photo of a skier
Rossland, Developments New Legacy Centre helps future world class racers get ready to WIN!

The new Legacy Training Centre at RED Mountain Resort is set to pull ahead of the pack.

Becky Gilhula is a red seal pastry chef who owns and operates Sweet Dreams Cakery and Sweet Dreams Heritage Inn in Rossland.
Rossland, Cuisine, Small Business A pretty sweet business

For Becky Gilhula, running Sweet Dreams Cakery in Rossland provides an outlet for her creativity and the opportunity to practice her pastry chef trade.

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John Snelgrove has a coffee and muffin in the bright atmosphere of Alpine Grind in Rossland, B.C.
Rossland, Cuisine Alpine Grind: not your daily grind

John Snelgrove didn’t plan to own a coffee shop, but he’s found a job and a business that fits with his life in Rossland, B.C.

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Cezary Ksiazek, owner of Rossland Builder, indulges his longtime love of sailing.
Rossland, Developments A fulfilling career in building

For Cezary Ksiazek of Rossland Builder, the attention he puts into his spec homes is just a part of doing work that he enjoys.

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Red Mountain Resort
Rossland, Developments RED Mountain Resort to expand terrain (again!)

Resort expanding for 2014-15 season with new cat skiing access on Mt. Kirkup

ThoughtExchange CEO Jim Firstbrook leads the rebranding effort of platform
Rossland, Small Business Thoughtstream ™ changes name to Thoughtexchange ™

Rebranding underscores unique collaborative leadership platform.

Patty Axenroth, Amber Hayes and Lara Ellenwood were the 2014 winners of the Influential Women in Business awards
Kaslo, Nelson, Rossland, Small Business, Influential Women in Business West Kootenay winners of 3rd Annual Influential Women in Business awards announced

Patty Axenroth, Amber Hayes and Lara Ellenwood were the 2014 winners of the Influential Women in Business Award.

Invest Kootenay set of skis stuck in the snow
Fernie, Kimberley, Castlegar, Rossland, Financial Funding to help boost investment

Columbia Basin Trust commits $275,000 over three years to Invest Kootenay.

Trish Dyer of Mountain Nugget Chocolate Company, admiring the chocolate streaming from her spatula
Rossland, Cuisine This nugget is better than gold

Mountain Nugget Chocolate Company in Rossland, B.C., offers handmade chocolates, homemade ice cream, and—very soon—pies and pastries.

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Photo rendition of proposed Red Mountain hotel development in Rossland BC
Rossland, Developments Texas developer to build new hotel at Red Mountain in Rossland

A development permit for a new hotel at Red Mountain was approved and issued.

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