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Drive-in theatre proposed for Grand Forks

City councillors will vote next month on whether to permit the use of the private property

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.

City of Rossland looks for new waste collection service provider

Interested applicants have until May 15 to submit their proposals.

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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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

Rossland Council updated on cost of fixing arena

It will cost $700,000+ to get job done

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.

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.

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

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