Local Business

BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Sue Thomas the proprietor of Sue’s Clotheslines will pitch her business, and its success, to a panel of business experts for a chance to win $1,500 cash, a one-year all-access pass to Small Business BC education and experts. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

Creston business is a finalist in the 16th Annual Small Business BC Awards

The Small Business BC Awards Gala takes place on February 21, 2019.

Sue Thomas the proprietor of Sue’s Clotheslines will pitch her business, and its success, to a panel of business experts for a chance to win $1,500 cash, a one-year all-access pass to Small Business BC education and experts. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
Get up to $25,000 to hire an intern

Get up to $25,000 to hire an intern

Columbia Basin Trust program helps businesses create and retain jobs.

  • Jan 25, 2019
Get up to $25,000 to hire an intern
Photo: (From left) Diane Fakla, her daughter Sherrie, and Sherrie’s daughter Teagan try out the furniture for sale at Next 2 New Furniture Outlet. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

Next 2 New offering quality affordable furniture in downtown Creston

Next 2 New Furniture Outlet opened at 1021 Canyon St. at the beginning of December, and business has been brisk ever since.

  • Jan 4, 2019
Photo: (From left) Diane Fakla, her daughter Sherrie, and Sherrie’s daughter Teagan try out the furniture for sale at Next 2 New Furniture Outlet. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
Shown in picture Tammy Bessant at work in her shop at the Yahk Soap Company. (Photo submitted)

YEAR IN REVIEW: Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Route is no secret

Successful 2018 tourism campaign set to continue in 2019-2020

  • Jan 3, 2019
Shown in picture Tammy Bessant at work in her shop at the Yahk Soap Company. (Photo submitted)
Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair

Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair

Dozens of companies are on hand today, Nov. 15 at the Ktunaxa Nation Building in Cranbrook

Kootenay employers set to meet job seekers at today’s Black Press career fair
Syringa Creek fire. (Stefanie Harron photo)

VIDEO: Fires near Castlegar continue to grow

The Syringa Creek Complex is made up of three fires with a combined size of almost 8,000 hectares

Syringa Creek fire. (Stefanie Harron photo)
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
The Chamber of Commerces Wants Your Old Computers!

The Chamber of Commerces Wants Your Old Computers!

Who would have thought that so much could be done just by coming to our annual Trade Show?

  • Apr 26, 2018
The Chamber of Commerces Wants Your Old Computers!
Brian Fry Brian Fry founder of i4C Innovation (Photo submitted)

Exploring new markets

i4C helps companies and rural communities (industries even) catch the Industry 4.0 wave.

  • Apr 16, 2018
Brian Fry Brian Fry founder of i4C Innovation (Photo submitted)
(Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)

Directors recommend continuation of Physioworks lease

Creston Physioworks & and More has been a tenant since the addition of an aquatic centre and major upgrades to the complex were completed.

(Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)
Becky Loughran owner of A Break in Time Caffé (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)

A Break in Time Caffé gets a new look

The renos have been more than a simple facelift.

Becky Loughran owner of A Break in Time Caffé (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)
Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.

Taggart and Killeen depart CTV News Vancouver

Co-anchors exit news outlet amid ‘major refresh’ at station

Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.
A truck & camper cruising Kootenay Lake in the summer (Photo Credit: Andrew Bibby)

CVKL communities team up to reveal area’s best tourist attractions

Businesses and community groups sought for tourism campaign launching in summer of 2018

A truck & camper cruising Kootenay Lake in the summer (Photo Credit: Andrew Bibby)
The Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an NSA sanctioned co-ed slo-pitch tournament

The Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an NSA sanctioned co-ed slo-pitch tournament

The first place team of the serious-and-fun division will win $1500

  • Mar 16, 2018
The Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an NSA sanctioned co-ed slo-pitch tournament
Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo

Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo

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

Contest woos creative workers to Kaslo
Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce opposes the minimum wage increase

Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce opposes the minimum wage increase

“These are not positive scenarios for employees, employers or the economy as a whole.”

Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce opposes the minimum wage increase
The new ferry for glade is about ready for service. (Submitted photo)

New Glade ferry enters testing phase

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

The new ferry for glade is about ready for service. (Submitted photo)
Get $1,000 to go to #BCTECH Summit

Get $1,000 to go to #BCTECH Summit

Columbia Basin Trust will help 50 Basin-based technology businesses attend #BCTECH Summit, by offering up to $1,000 to offset expenses.

Get $1,000 to go to #BCTECH Summit
The LEAP! Program is in the recruitment phase for 2018

The LEAP! Program is in the recruitment phase for 2018

LEAP! Is an accelerator program designed to help you kick-start your inspired idea and test it live.

The LEAP! Program is in the recruitment phase for 2018