Local Business

Castlegar’s first pot shop to open on Friday

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

Nelson’s Lang Business Systems purchased by Kelowna company

Innov8 will set up shop in Nelson

  • Feb 12, 2019

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

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

Nelson businesses Farm Fresh, Falls Music Lounge close

The Savoy Brewery is also closed, while the Savoy Hotel and Bloom Nightclub will stay open

  • Jan 29, 2019

BUSINESS BUZZ: The joys of a West Kootenay winter

Business Buzz appears in the Nelson Star once a month. Bob Hall is the communications co-ordinator at Selkirk College and a volunteer director with the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Selkirk College raises tuition fees

Two-per-cent increase for domestic students

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Selkirk College students protest proposed tuition increases

Students’ union says this year’s two-per-cent increase puts education out of reach for some

Selkirk College students protest proposed tuition increases

Sudents’ union says this year’s 2 per cent increase puts education out of reach for some

Former ski champ and MLA’s son hope to open Castlegar cannabis store next month

Felix Belczyk and Ben Conroy are in the approval process for local Spiritleaf outlet

Cottonwood Lake preservation group surpasses $50,000 fundraising goal

In 28 days, 393 donors have contributed to the fund

  • Jan 17, 2019

Hurting at the pumps: High West Kootenay gas prices surprise expert

Stations are charging double the average retail markup, says fuel analyst

Castlegar commission delays rec complex grant application decision — again

Millions have been slashed from the cost of the community complex project, but concern about the price tag remains

Business Buzz: The Buzz is Back in Nelson

Bob Hall is a volunteer director on the Nelson District Chamber of Commerce. His column appears in the Nelson Star once a month.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Castlegar council set to rule on three retail cannabis proposals

Residents have until Dec. 27 to comment on the business proposals

COLUMN: Nelson chamber director on the benefits of shopping locally

When was the last time Amazon sponsored your local theatre or soccer team?

  • Nov 30, 2018

Weary Castlegar business owners welcome Columbia Avenue completion

Many say it will take a year, or longer, to recover financially

Tech company to open office in Nelson

Traction on Demand hopes to begin operations here in January

West Kootenay business honoured for creating supported employment

The WK Social Enterprise Society has helped reduce barriers to jobs for 25 years

Restaurants for Change event comes to Nelson

Oct. 17 event will give all proceeds to community food centres