The Valley VOICE is a biweekly regional BC community newspaper serving the Slocan, Arrow Lakes, and North Kootenay Lake Valleys. It is 100% independent and locally owned by Dan Nicholson and Jan McMurray.
With offices in New Denver, BC, the Valley VOICE covers the news of the Arrow Lakes communities of Nakusp, Burton, Fauquier, Edgewood, Trout Lake; the Slocan Valley communities of Hills, Rosebery, New Denver, Silverton, Sandon, Slocan, Winlaw, Slocan Park, Crescent Valley, South Slocan; and the North Kootenay Lake Valley communities of Kaslo, Woodbury, Ainsworth Hot Springs, Meadow Creek, Argenta, Johnson’s Landing, and Howser.
Open May long weekend through Labour Day
Welcome to the beautiful Slocan Valley in the West Kootenay region of B.C., Canada. This truly is an exceptional place, with clear, clean Slocan Lake and the meandering Slocan River, lush forested mountain slopes, small and quiet yet active communities, and so much more. Through this website and the many links within, take a look at what the Slocan Valley is about, gain insight into the local and diverse economy, explore the recreational bonanza, and begin planning your visit here if you haven’t yet. Join us for a visit or a lifetime and help us create one of the best places on earth to live, work and have fun.
The Slocan District Chamber of Commerce strives for a vibrant, diverse and healthy economy that respects the environment and community values.
Newly renovated boutique accommodations with antique and custom furnishings, all new beds and bedding. A very comfortable stay located right in the heart of Nakusp 1 block from the Arrow Lakes. Ideal for groups with common areas for socializing and a large back deck with BBQ. Stairs are used to access as it is located on the 2nd floor above a retail bike and ski shop.
Shon’s is where classic antique and modern functionality intersect, the result is clean and comfortable yet super stylish and funky. It’s the perfect match to complement the history of the building, which was built in 1910 as an opera house and now finds itself completely renovated, yet still retaining the vibe of a building that was built to welcome its guests.
AdventureRafting & Tours
Specialized in professional guiding experience.
Endless Adventure has been the local go-to rafting and kayaking company in the West Kootenays since 2006! We provide adventure and gentle rafting trips down the Slocan River, and offer kayaking and paddle boardings lessons and courses for all ages! We have a fleet of kayaks, paddleboards, and tubes for rent and we provide expert advice on where to go on the river to maximize your safety and fun!
The stunning vistas of this beautiful place have inspired my art in the form of photographs taken from my travels around the local countryside as well as from the many hours spent enjoying and caring for the family farm and gardens with my best friend and soul mate Ken by my side…
Regional Tourism Magazine, for the southeastern area known as the West Kootenays in British Columbia, Canada.
diverse programming, the learning centre caters to a variety of students as well as local community needs. Founded in 1978, we have two fully-equipped classrooms, a dedicated computer lab, a large classroom with computer and science lab areas, plus student and staff lounge areas.
Looking to upgrade your skills? Want to get into that awesome first-year course or program? Improve subject understanding, study skills and complete prerequisite courses such as biology, chemistry, English, math, and physics along with college success, computer sciences, and social studies. – Academic Upgrading at the Nakusp Learning Centre
Join a community of life-long learners with Selkirk’s College’s Community Education & Workplace Training. Explore our flexible adult learning options and find the path that’s best for you. Our training can help update your credentials or up the skills of your entire team.
Located in downtown Nakusp on Broadway Street (Highway 6), our dedicated staff host about 1,000 students each year.
formerly Peoples Pharmacy
At the core of PharmaChoice is our belief that local businesses are the foundation of a strong community. Today, this commitment is stronger than ever.
We exist to celebrate the independence of more than 800 locations across Canada. So when you choose PharmaChoice, you are supporting local businesses in your community. Each location is unique and tailored to the community it serves. With the support of the PharmaChoice team, your independent owners and operators are united in a promise to always provide you with the best Advice for Life.
Crescent Bay Construction is your one-stop trucking and automotive shop. We offer welding services and fabrication, road building and snowplowing service, septic and irrigation services, and lowbed and dump truck services. We also sell parts and accessor
Our Timber frame and Log buildings have a unique character. Often using natural curves, and character wood, we take pride in adding flair to your home. Trained in traditional European joinery, we strive to produce the finest quality at an affordable price. With a fully equipped cabinet shop, we offer solid wood staircases, kitchens, flooring, solid wood doors and windows, all locally made and at a competitive price.
Mascon provides high-speed internet, HD television, telephone services to Sicamous, Chase, Pritchard, Sun Peaks, Whitecroft, Little Shuswap Lake, White Lake, Tofino, Celista, Lee Creek, Anglemont, Sunnybrae, Ashcroft, Barriere, Burns Lake, Cache Creek, Clearwater, Fort St James, Fraser Lake, Nakusp and Vanderhoof through our fiber-optic network.
Your local NAPA auto parts store in Nakusp stocks everything you need to repair or maintain your car or truck. Take advantage of our large selection of brake pads and rotors, batteries, alternators, starters, and 500000 other quality parts. We get all you need to do the job including tools and equipment, heavy-duty, marine and farming parts or equipment. Come see us in-store to chat with our knowledgeable experts or reserve your parts online and pick up your order at your local NAPA store.
Welcome to Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services.
We help open the door to lifelong success. Working together with you to build a vibrant and thriving community.
We support people, from newborns to seniors with innovative programs and services that respond to what is important to them.
In just our first year we have reached over 90% capacity. We are pleased to say that with our growing success we have been able to add more units for our customers. With the added U-haul services we continue to meet the needs of our community and our customers.
Steve Likness is a Journeyman Refrigeration Mechanic and a licensed propane Gasfitter. In the spring of 1996, he established Arrow Refrigeration Services. He specializes in commercial refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pumps.
His customers are primarily grocery and convenience stores, restaurants and hospitals.
His large service area covers businesses in Nakusp, Edgewood, Trout Lake and south through the communities of New Denver, Silverton, and Kaslo.
We have operated a law office in Nakusp in the same location since 2002. We aim to provide solid legal services in a friendly, casual but efficient manner.
Please come and see us if you are buying or selling a house or business, planning your estate including wills, Representation Agreements or Powers of Attorney or starting up a business. We try to take the mystery and fear out of dealing with these important matters in your life.
We are also part of the MacIsaac group of law firms, a group of community law firms in BC and Alberta whose focus is on Personal Injury and ICBC claims. We look forward to helping you.