Local Business

Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo

Fun stunt highlights serious concern for rural B.C. towns

FortisBC to explain proposed rate design changes

FortisBC is hosting info sessions to help customers better understand rate design changes.

  • Feb 8th, 2018

Chef Choquette bringing fine dining to Red Mountain

Red Mountain will soon be home to a fine dining experience with a view of the chairlift.

Local nail tech opens new nail salon in Castlegar

The new location offers her customers privacy while they have a manicure or pedicure.

New nightclub opening in Castlegar

The Woods will open mid-March in the space formerly occupied by The Element.

New Glade ferry enters testing phase

The Glade II will be able to carry heavier loads and will use less greenhouse gases.

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New Glade ferry enters testing phase

The Glade II will be able to carry heavier loads and will emit less greenhouse gases.

Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce celebrates successful year

The Castlegar District Chamber of Commerce was busy in 2017

Chris and Kathy Sykes hand over Castlegar Tim Horton’s to new owners

This week Chris and Kathy Sykes handed over ownership of the store they have run for 19 years.

Innovative Kootenay partnership Wins Clean Energy award

The award is being given for their unique partnership that has developed innovative solutions.

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Business advisors program offering free succession planning workshop in Castlegar

Local business owners can attend a free succession planning workshop on Nov. 22.

New FortisBC facility near Castlegar running waste-free pilot project

The FortisBC facility in Ootischenia is the site of the company’s newest pilot program.

Castlegar entrepreneur crafting coffin bed

The coffin under construction in one local entrepreneur’s garage isn’t a prop for Halloween.

Live: Castlegar Council Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017

Live: Castlegar Council Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017

Ride sharing could be coming to Castlegar

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft could be coming to Castlegar.

Castlegar lingerie boutique raising breast cancer awareness

A local lingerie boutique is celebrating women’s wellness this Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Children’s consignment shop to open in downtown Castlegar

Dawn English hopes that her new business will help fill a void that she has felt in Castlegar.

Sears Canada closes stores: Extended warranties null and void

Sears Canada has been given the go-ahead to shutter 74 stores across the country.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

B.C. minister warned salmon farm not to restock

Letter to Marine Harvest not a threat, Lana Popham says