Recent Valley News

Basin RevUp- business growth accelerator program - COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for people and communities in the Columbia Basin and our Basin RevUp program is changing how we are supporting businesses because of this. We know that businesses are dealing with the challenges and impacts of … Continue reading
Basin Trust CIP/AAP grants on-line May 1- 11 - Online engagement tool for Columbia Basin Trust CIP/AAP grants NOW OPEN May 1, 2020 Nelson, BC: Public engagement for the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program Funding (CIP/AAP) is now open on the Regional District of Central … Continue reading
“Open for Business” Campaign - Posters have been showing up in windows across Central Kootenay, helping businesses let their community know that while they may not be open for business as usual, they are still, OPEN FOR BUSINESS. For a free poster (compliments of the Regional District Central Kootenay) email your … Continue reading


Kootenay Entrepreneurs get a Podcast and Radio Show all their own!

You Can Do That Here Podcasts

KAST's new You Can Do That Here! podcast series hosted by Andrew Zwicker, gives an in-depth look into some of the minds of local entrepreneurs and business owners. Hear their success stories and learn some tips and tricks on how to start your own successful business in the Kootenays. A new interview is published every week. Listen to the "You Can Do That Here!" podcast series.