Local Business

Castlegar area scaffolding company recognized for inclusivity initiatives

Chinook Scaffolding recognized as Contractor of the Year at Builders Code Champion Awards.

Castlegar water tests nearly lead-free

Unlike many other Canadian cities, Castlegar’s water is free of the metal contaminant

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

  • Nov 25, 2019

Castlegar long-term care homes faring better than average

Office of the Seniors Advocate finds local facilities doing well

Castlegar woman to appear on Dragons’ Den

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

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Update: accident between Castlegar and Nelson closes Hwy. 3

DriveBC estimates road will re-open at 2:15 a.m.

Castlegar woman aiming to get rid of take-out containers

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

New Castlegar business offers co-working space for women

Her HQ is designed for productivity and personal growth.

Celgar says equipment failure won’t affect production next week

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

Kalesnikoff CFO recognized as lumber industry leader

Krystle Seed recognized as one of the top ten people under 40 in the lumber industry.

‘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

Nelson heritage building rises from the ashes

Nine years after a fire gutted 479 Baker Street, the Broken Hill bar is getting ready to open

  • Oct 4, 2019

Castlegar businesswoman bringing joy to book-lovers

City to have first used book store in nearly a decade

Courier company building Castlegar warehouse

Alopex Couriers is building a 10,000 square foot facility in Castlegar.

Shuttle service to West Kootenay ski hills resumes this winter

“We are encouraging more destination travellers to book ski holidays to the West Kootenay.”

Rossland chocolatier plans move to cannabis edibles

Council approves zoning change to accomodate processing facility

Castlegar Chamber hosting PST seminar for contractors

Ministry of Finance representatives will teach contractors how and when to collect PST.

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