Local Business

Trio of pot shops to open in Castlegar by July, owners hope

Each trying to find a way to stand out from the pack

Castlegar businesses recognized for excellence

Mickey and Sharon Tarasoff recognized with Life Time Achievement Award.

Edward Jones opens Castlegar branch

Tricia Pujos-Michel will be advising local clients at the new branch.

Province to spend $1 million on Castlegar airport

One of 16 airports given grants for improvements this year

Castlegar player enters charter bus service in West Kootenay

MTI hopes to fill gap left by the closing of Queen City Shuttle service

Interfor to reduce Castlegar, Grand Forks mill hours next month to cut production

Company says low lumber prices and high log costs forcing its hand

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Documents shed light on seniors poverty figures used by federal Liberals
Money Monitor: Summer travel deals require flexibility
Study says rents in most cities are unaffordable for lower-income earners

Cannabis promoters call for ‘reset’ of federal pot rules

Changes in regulation are causing chaos for small growers, say letter’s authors

Kootenay cannabis growers, analysts pan new Health Canada policy

New requirement to build facility before licence approval will discourage growers from going legit

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Cannabis co-op promoters issue report after Kootenay meetings

Small producers group plans to incorporate a co-op later this year

Rossland moves forward on single-use plastic bag ban bylaw

Bylaw given first reading at last council meeting

Premier Horgan talks jobs and opportunity at Castlegar mill

Upbeat visit brings message of hope and co-operation among Kootenay forestry players

Merry Creek Trail to see improvements

Columbia Basin Trust supplies $484,000 for 29 trail projects around the Basin.

  • Apr 20, 2019

Facing high regulatory barriers, Kootenay cannabis producers gather for support

Symposium on barriers facing legalization attended by hundreds

Slocan Valley to be ‘lit up’ with high-speed internet in 12 months

125 kilometres of fibre-optic cable to be laid from Nakusp to Playmor Junction

Construction to start in a few weeks on Kalesnikoff’s $35 million project

Business expansion will create 50 new full-time jobs in the Castlegar area.

Co-op aims to help small BC cannabis producers go legit

“There is an injustice happening, these people are not going to be invited to participate.”

Maglio Building Centre sold to RONA affiliate

The stores in Nelson and Trail will remain open

Castlegar’s first pot shop to open on Friday

The Higher Path is the culmination of years of hard work by owner Jeff Thompson

Castlegar’s Salivaras family opening new gym next to Wandering Greek Oven

Lots of renos and changes are underway at downtown Castlegar gym.