Open for business in the West Kootenay

Here’s a list of businesses that are open in the West Kootenay

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Despite COVID-19, much of the West Kootenay is open for business.

Despite the extraordinary upheaval caused by COVID-19, there are still businesses across the Kootenays that are continuing to operate in one form or another.

We’ve compiled a list of businesses that are currently open in the West Kootenay. We’ve organized the catalog by city first and then arranged each location into three categories: Retail, Takeout / Delivery and Services.

If you don’t see your business included on this page and you are currently in operation, please fill out this form. The list will be updated as more businesses inform us that they are open.

We also have a list of who’s Open for business in the East Kootenay.

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West Kootenay:

Businesses open in Nelson:

See our compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Nelson

Businesses open in Castlegar:

See our compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Castlegar

Businesses open in Trail:

See our compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Trail

Business open in Revelstoke:

See our compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Revelstoke

Businesses open in Grand Forks:


The Board Room Cafe: Games and puzzles available for purchase. Open for deliveries. Updates on The Board Room Cafe website

Avalon Gardens and Gifts: Plant and flower shop and home and garden decor. Open with precautions. Updates on Avalon Gardens and Gifts Facebook page

Rilkoff General Store: Grocery store. Open with precautions. Updates on Rilkoff General Store Facebook page

Takeout / Delivery: 

Tastie Treat: Burger restaurant. Open with precautions. Updates on Tastie Treat Facebook page

Needed Bread Bakery: Open with precautions. Updates on Needed Bread Bakery Facebook page


Battrick and sons Locksmithing: Open with precautions. Appointments available at 250-442-8667.

Businesses open in Rossland: 


Powderhound Sports: Ski shop. Open for pickup and delivery. Updates on Powderhound Sports website

Takeout / Delivery: 

Alkeme Foods: Online artisanal gluten free bakery. Delivery available. Updates on Alkeme Foods website


Business Reach Marketing & Social Media: Social media management services for small businesses in the Kootenays. Updates on Business Reach Marketing website

Consider It Done Virtual Assistant Services: Support solutions to businesses and busy individuals. Updates on Consider it Done website

Better Life Fitness: Gym. Open with precautions. Updates on Better Life Fitness website

Businesses open in Kaslo: 

Takeout / Delivery:

Kaslo Sourdough Pasta: Pasta Fermentata is a delicious, easy-to-digest, and highly nutritious alternative to regular wheat pasta. Open for delivery. Updates on Kaslo Sourdough Pasta website


Johnson's Landing Retreat Center: Open with precautions. Open fully on June 14. Updates on Johnson's Landing Retreat Center website

Businesses open in Fruitvale: 


Liberty Foods: Supermarket. Open with precautions. Order ahead for storefront pickup. Updates on Liberty Foods website

Businesses open in Slocan: 


All-Around Septic Services Ltd.: Septic system service. Open with precautions. Updates on All-Around Septic Services Ltd. website.

Businesses open in Ainsworth:


Woodbury Resort & Marina: Open with precautions. Updates on Woodbury Resort & Marina website.

Kyle Born

Kyle Born is a writer for Kootenay Business and his initials match that of the magazine—it must be fate that brought them together. View all of Kyle Born’s articles

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