Editorial

Accepting the challenge

If you look around this country there are probably not many more active communities than the Nelson area.

Blewett provides a lesson in engagement

Unless you live in Blewett you probably haven’t been paying too close attention to the current Official Community Plan standoff.

Everywhere the signs

Full marks to the Ministry of Highways for its new addition to the trouble spot west of Nelson.

A creation outside the box in Nelson

It’s become a common urban beautification strategy, but in Nelson we’ve managed to take the electrical box wraps to an even higher level.

Climbing on board the Kootenay Climbing Association plan

With patience comes a silver lining. That appears to be the case with climbing wall advocates.

More action planned for Idle No More

Local First Nations and their supporters brought the Idle No More movement to Nelson this week.

Another year in the books

Like every other year, 2012 saw the media spotlight shine on Nelson and West Kootenay

Small town Christmas

With Christmas Day a few minor details away from reality, now is the time to truly enjoy the season.

Winter’s magic arrives

When storms like Thursday’s hit big metropolitan areas and those burgs not used to winter’s delight, it causes chaos.

Answers not possible

As the US comes to grips with the horrendous tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut, we grieve with them.

The moments that matter in a Nelson Christmas

The Christmas season is truly the most wonderful time of the year in Nelson.

Dark streets, dark outcome

Clearly dark intersections and narrow streets in Nelson are a problem.

Looking back on 2012 in Nelson area

Like every year, there was plenty for the editorial team to write about in 2012.

Throwdown showdown for Nelson

Off to the Elite 8. Not bad for a tiny patch of turf tucked away in the sleepy BC Interior.

A much better appreciation

It’s been a great start to the Christmas season for Nelson’s downtown. Now it’s up to you to keep the momentum going.

Sweatman made a difference

It was an emotional six days at the Nelson courthouse last week as details of the Sheilah Sweatman tragedy were brought to light.

One hungry kid in Nelson is too many

British Columbia’s record for dealing with child poverty is terrible.

Important vote for Blewett

Regional District of Central Kootenay Area E director Ramona Faust has her work cut out for her

Nelson banner policy flawed

The pro-life banner hanging over Baker Street for the past two weeks has surely raised a few eyebrows.

Not a time to get cocky

The white coating over the city Monday morning makes it official: winter has arrived to the West Kootenay.