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Nelson Innovation Centre to host pitch competition

Deadline to apply for the first of three events is Sept. 24

Nelson’s SMRT1 Technologies to provide vending tech to Vancouver company

UpMeals will launch 22 machines across Canada using SMRT1’s personalized machines

UPDATE: Body of Slocan River drowning victim recovered

The man was swimming near Winlaw on Wednesday.

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.

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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

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

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.

Union, Nakusp company reach ferry deal

Union says it achieved its goals in the contract talks

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.