Bill Metcalfe

Nelson energy retrofit program will expand to rural areas

Nelson Hydro’s EcoSave program will serve the entire RDCK

Nelson council to write support letter for Cottonwood Lake preservation group

Letter will help the group raise money toward land purchase

Nelson councillor floats eco-depot idea for Pacific Insight property

Janice Morrison envisions a ‘one-stop shop’ for recycling and reuse

New Nelson councillors reveal city budget ‘eye-openers’

Five rookie councillors on what surprised them the most

Rezoning approved for Nelson household hazardous waste depot

Nelson Leafs presented a flood mitigation plan to council on Monday

Nelson approves three recreational cannabis licences, rejects one

Applicant Buddy’s Place was eliminated in a lottery draw Monday

Nelson launches online parking survey

City wants to hear solutions, not complaints: planner

Counsellor offers group for expectant and new dads

Gabriel Keczan is a registered therapeutic counsellor and art therapist

Nelson couple gets special citation for historical work

Frances and Ron Welwood have worked for decades preserving, promoting and documenting Nelson’s history

Nelson council skeptical about regional compost plan

But no decision has been made on city’s involvement

Nelson tech innovation centre asks city for $50k

New facility will be located in the Chamber of Commerce building in the restored CP Rail station

Nelson parking ticket amnesty nets $63,000

City says 71 per cent of participants paid one or two tickets, and the remainder paid more than two

Why film photography is less work (and more rewarding) than digital

A conversation with Nelson photographers Fred Rosenberg and Thomas Nowaczynski

Nelson project funds rural schools in Nepal

Mountain trekker David Swain runs the Altitude Project

Nelson Hydro to increase urban rates 1.5 per cent, rural 2.94 per cent

Much of the increase will go to vegetation management

Nelson library asks city for 2 per cent funding increase

The increase would cover inflation, increased use, stagnant provincial funding, and a negotiated wage increase

Province releases report on Nelson’s Columbia River Treaty public meeting

Fifty people attended Nelson’s meeting in June

Nelson gives $1-million line of credit to Civic Theatre

Loan qualifies the theatre for a $3-million federal grant

Nelson’s garbage and recycling fees unchanged for 2019

But council is faced with big decisions about composting and a new garbage truck

Water, sewer rates rise in Nelson

Water use has decreased in the past 20 years due to repairs on water lines