Local Business

Kootenay Gallery of Art changes operations during COVID-19 crisis

Putting exhibitions online and creating new virtual gift store some ways the gallery is coping

West Kootenay real estate already starting to bounce back from COVID dip

In the last 14 days there have been 46 new real estate listings in the West Kootenay.

Kootenay businesses struggling to find workers

People are opting to stay home and collect CERB rather than return to work.

New Arrow Park ferry begins full service

The last of four ferries built by Waterbridge Steel was launched earlier this month

Interfor cuts production and staff at Grand Forks, Castlegar mills

The curtailment is scheduled to last two weeks, amid pandemic-related market changes

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No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests
Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Promoter fundraises for new Kootenay Country Music Fest

UPDATED: Travis Pangburn has de-activated the $150,000 Gofundme campaign

Castlegar council approves 2050 renewable energy plan

City was last holdout in region to adopt West Kootenay EcoSociety’s measure

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Castlegar woman to appear on Dragons’ Den

Happy Gut sells water kefir beverages and kits to make water kefir at home.

Castlegar woman aiming to get rid of take-out containers

The Bring Your Own to Go Box movement is gaining momentum.

Waterbridge, union cut new deal for ferry and manufacturing workers

Union says it achieved its goals in the contract talks

Nakusp Chamber urges business to participate in survey

Could give Nakusp businesses a voice they feel they don’t have now, says manager

Celgar says equipment failure won’t affect production next week

The chip dumper collapse on Oct. 6 is still under investigation

‘It’s worse than the tech industry’: Facing barriers, women in cannabis meet for support

Informal networking get-together in Nelson lets women share their stories

Kootenay cannabis growers, retailers air issues with minister

Solicitor General Mike Farnworth and local MLA Michelle Mungall host chat on industry problems

West Kootenay mills weathering perfect storm in industry

Most say they’re set to persevere through tough economic times

Nakusp council re-appoints committee to support hot springs operations

Group will provide advice and direction for initiatives to build the business.