Local Business

Credit unions no longer able to do ‘banking’

From now on you won’t be allowed to do any “banking” with your local credit union.

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Nominations sought for Commercial Building Awards

The nomination deadline for the Commercial Building Awards competition is fast approaching.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Top 10 steps to prepare your business for evacuation

If you are on evacuation alert there are some important steps you will want to consider.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

New opportunity to paddle around Nancy Greene Lake

Locals and tourists will have the chance to experience stand-up paddle boarding at Nancy Greene.

Metal Tech Alley campaign generating results

New startups, new investment and new jobs are already on the scoreboard.

Castlegar Sculpturewalk goes virtual with Google

A photographer was in Castlegar on Monday taking photos of Sculpturewalk to create a Google tour.

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          Castlegar Chamber survey shows growing biz buzz

          Chamber representatives visited over 70 business and left surveys with many more.

          Castlegar Chamber of Commerce holds 2nd annual Business Walk

          The Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its second annual Business Walk.

          FortisBC natural gas rates to remain low this summer

          As of July 1, 2017, FortisBC customers will see no change to the cost of gas on their statement.

          • Jun 22nd, 2017

          Fruitvale winery’s first vintage brings home awards

          Some call their growing practices pseudoscience, but you can’t argue with success.

          • Jun 22nd, 2017

          Oglow family honoured at Castlegar business awards

          The Castlegar Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Business Excellence Awards Saturday.

          Castlegar therapist to train with US Olympic Medical Team

          Local acupuncturist Chris Mansbridge has been invited to learn from physiotherapists with Team USA

          • Jun 15th, 2017

          New Castlegar clothing store Swish all about figure-friendly fashion

          A new retail store has opened up in Castlegar, and owner Lynn Ujvary has a different philosophy.

          Tickets on sale for Castlegar Chamber of Commerce business awards gala

          Excellence in business will be celbrated at the Business Awards Gala, Saturday, June 10.

          Major maintenance shutdown at Zellstoff Celgar underway

          It takes approximately 36 hours to shut down the mill process.

          • Jun 1st, 2017

          Entrepreneurs and innovators come together in Castlegar

          Community members came together to build Castlegar’s culture of entrepreneurship and innovation.

          • May 18th, 2017

          Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry

          Nelson area mills are reeling following antagonistic tariff comments from the U.S. president

          Castlegar McDonald’s answers seniors SOS with fundraisers

          A Castlegar support program for seniors that is in danger of closing after losing its primary funding source will be receiving a temporary boost thanks to Castlegar McDonald’s.