Year: 2011

Our democracy is flawed
Our government, politicians at all levels, the media, and our teachers keep telling us how lucky we are to be living in a democracy.

Contributed / December 29, 2011

#2 Sheilah’s Sacrifice
Year in Review: She was supposed to help recover a missing woman’s vehicle. Instead she lost her own life.

Greg Nesteroff / December 29, 2011

Stories to be told
Communities are woven together by a collection of diverse stories.

Megan Cole / December 29, 2011

#1 The Kerr Block Burns
The new year was less than a week old when the year’s biggest story broke.

Greg Nesteroff / December 29, 2011

#4 A Sorry Cedar Saga
Year in Review: Meadow Creek Cedar's many problems and violations through 2011

Greg Nesteroff / December 29, 2011

All Quiet at LVR
Approximately 300,000 children are forced to become soldiers in areas of conflict around the world.

Contributed / December 29, 2011

NBC Spreads Spirit
Just before Christmas, the Nelson Brewing Company spread some of the spirit of the season

Chuck Bennett / December 29, 2011

Whitewater day tripping made easier
For the first time, Whitewater is offering customers the option of purchasing their lift tickets in town

Samuel Dobrin / December 29, 2011

#6 Fun and (Seniors) Games
Year in Review: The BC Seniors Games brought 3,200 athletes ages 55 and up to the West Kootenay

Greg Nesteroff / December 28, 2011

#5 Occupational Hazards
Year in Review: Occupy Nelson. It began with a rally in front of city hall and a march down Baker Street.

Greg Nesteroff / December 28, 2011

#7 Off to the (Yawn) Polls
Year in Review: In November, Nelson saw its most lacklustre municipal election campaign in recent memory

Greg Nesteroff / December 28, 2011