Opinion

THE LIVING LANDSCAPE: ‘It’s tough to be God’ — A story of wobbling fish populations

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes brings us the second part of her column on the Kootenay Lake fishery

  • Aug 18th, 2017

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

Climate change and West Kootenay wildfires

How does this summer of wildfires relate to climate change? Here’s what the science says.

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

COLUMN: The Kootenay Lake fishery and why the kokanee are cranky

How power dams and pollution changed the Kootenay Lake fishery

  • Aug 12th, 2017
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          LETTER: Nelson needs energy conservation bylaws

          From reader Sascha Galt…

          • Aug 7th, 2017

          COLUMN: local mills decline federal softwood lumber support

          From Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski

          • Aug 7th, 2017

          COLUMN: Getting some eyes on the street

          Chief Paul Burkart gives an update on what’s going on with the Nelson Police Department

          • Aug 6th, 2017

          LETTER: Summers are hotter and drier

          From reader Erik Treijs

          • Jul 28th, 2017

          COLUMN: ‘Have a word with yourself’

          From Councillor Robin Cherbo…

          • Jul 27th, 2017

          COLUMN: Librarians support wildfire evacuees

          Anne DeGrace on storytime in the Prince George and Kamloops evacuation centres

          • Jul 26th, 2017

          LETTER: Council should reject EcoSociety request

          From reader Jeff Shecter…

          • Jul 24th, 2017

          B.C. unions, protesters move up

          John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

          LETTER to Michelle Mungall: Don’t pull a Trudeau on us

          From reader Keith Wiley…

          • Jul 23rd, 2017

          LETTER: Venezuela and Nelson’s solar garden

          From reader Jeff Shecter…

          • Jul 23rd, 2017

          COLUMN: Renewable by 2035: ‘We will succeed with God’s help’

          Julia Roberts of St Saviours’ church in Nelson on its quest to become carbon neutral

          • Jul 23rd, 2017

          LETTER: Star failed to report an important news item

          From reader Charles Jeanes…

          • Jul 22nd, 2017

          COLUMN: How will the Greens stay independent?

          Kim Charlesworth was the Green Party candidate for Nelson-Creston in the recent election

          • Jul 21st, 2017

          LETTER: Nelson’s solar garden: we get the message

          From reader Don Whitaker…

          • Jul 21st, 2017