Bill Metcalfe

YEAR IN REVIEW: Nelson’s most interesting people of 2019

Here are some of the most intriguing people our reporters interviewed this year

Purchase price for 40 hectares at Cottonwood Lake Land is $400,000

But Cottonwood Preservation Society still needs to raise $750,000, and here’s why

Climate change: Nelson’s mayor calls out people who have not used the EcoSave program

It’s the first thing people should do to reduce greenhouse gases, John Dooley said

RDCK to hire for new management staff positions

Several summer students will also be employed

Nelson: Goodbye blue bags, hello new garbage truck

Nelson garbage fees going up $5 in 2020

New forest industry organization formed in the Kootenays

Kootenay TSA Coalition instigated by Premier Horgan and organized by Canfor

More appeals in Lemon Creek fuel spill case

Driver and company are appealing convictions and sentences

More land to be purchased from Cottonwood Lake logger

Cottonwood Lake Preservation Society will purchase 40 hectares from Nelson Land Corporation

Matti Erickson is Nelson’s first annual Sports Ambassador

Marilyn Hatfield is the 2020 Cultural Ambassador. Heritage and sustainability awards also presented.

Temporary repairs lift pilot warning on Nelson airport

The City of Nelson has repaired some of the dips in the runway surface

PHOTOS: Nelson remembers the Montreal 14

Gathering at Nelson City Hall asked for remembrance and action on violence against women

Nelson and Rossland accepted as interveners in Supreme Court of Canada carbon pricing case

Victoria, Vancouver, Squamish, and Richmond also have intervener status

Marina at former Kutenai Landing site will be half non-motorized

Council says limits will reduce noise and greenhouse gases on the lake

Nelson gives final zoning approval for golf course housing

But not without environmental disagreement at council table

Police watchdog exonerates RCMP in Bonnington death

Officer’s shots were justified, report says

West Kootenay nurses work for well-being in rural Guatemala community

Bien Estar is an offshoot of the annual Selkirk College nursing student trips to Guatemala

Kootenay Carshare buys two electric vehicles

One will be stationed in Nelson and the other in Revelstoke

Nelson youth group demonstrates and marches for climate action

Fridays for the Future event also included a clothing swap

Court action against Nelson Women’s Centre prompts changes

Consent order will affect how next week’s annual general meeting is run