Bill Metcalfe

‘Surrounding a community with a fire break won’t help’

RDCK offers fire danger assessments to homeowners

Caribou panel hears from critical public

About 250 people turned out Wednesday evening to give feedback on the provincial government’s caribou recovery plans.

Nelson researcher examines effects of forest cutting on water flow

Kim Green’s research will have implications for timber companies

Nelson council gives cash to affordable housing projects

Grants cover a very small portion of total costs

Nelson council approves laneway housing design competition

Winning designs will be already compliant with Nelson’s zoning and building code

Nelson city hall to help staff buy electric bikes

Purchase price will be repaid through payroll deductions

Cottonwood group seeks more funds to prevent clearcutting

Land bought by RDCK is one-third of the total to be logged

David Hogg: celebrating a career in teaching and 59 years of bagpiping

The Citizen of the Year banquet will be held April 12

EcoSociety requests Nelson help with markets

Finish Cottonwood construction, waive licence fees, and move downtown market, group asks

Ainsworth Hot Springs named Business of the Year

Chamber of Commerce also handed out awards in tourism, retail, hospitality, and more

Nelson council hears the case for backyard hens

Nelson resident Anne Simonen presented facts and figures to a very receptive council

Kootenay Music Awards event features ‘amazing diversity of talent’

The Kootenay Co-op Radio fundraiser handed out 10 awards on Saturday

Public survey explores feasibility of expanding Capitol Theatre

The theatre wants input into the need/desire for multi-purpose black box theatre performance space.

New conservation service detection dog stationed in Nelson

K9 Major works with Sgt. Cynthia Mann

Nelson council gets first look at parking survey results

903 residents answered questions about downtown parking and how to improve it

TELUS to install fibre in Nelson

New cable will be in place this year

Cottonwood Lake group applauds RDCK purchase but wants to buy more

Purchased forest covers 33 per cent of land to be logged

Nelson councillor starts national municipal climate group

Climate Leadership Caucus has 57 members including seven mayors

Nelson presents proposed 2019 budget with undecided tax increase

Further details will be available after a council meeting in April.

Nelson to get legal opinion on right-to-life street banner

Does the Nelson Right to Life banner violate the Charter of Rights?