Columnists

COLUMN: Greg Scott on Nelson in September, 1967: parking shortage and a jail break

Plus intense forest fires, a lost-and-found box of dynamite, and dueling colleges

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

COLUMN: Donna Macdonald on how cities should prepare for flooding

The old methods that no longer work, and some promising alternatives

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

COLUMN: Nelson’s mayor on the short term rental and cannabis bylaws

Deb Kozak explains the latest developments

  • Sep 20th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

COLUMN: Kinesis, or the movement forward in Kootenay film

Weekend event brings film, TV, and video professionals together

  • Sep 17th, 2017

COLUMN: Global warming? Climate change? Or something else?

Columnist Greg Utzig on temperature trends across the world and in the Kootenays

  • Sep 16th, 2017
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          COLUMN: Nelson in 1917 — a rental crisis and alcohol’s last day

          Greg Scott brings us excerpts from the Nelson Daily News in September, 1917.

          • Sep 15th, 2017

          COLUMN: When the plot thickens in your own backyard

          Anne DeGrace on four local fiction writers who have set their books in Nelson

          • Sep 14th, 2017

          BC VIEWS: Little integrity left to protect

          Darryl Plecas taints an already shabby B.C. political scene

          COLUMN: Why are the Liberals going after small businesses and doctors?

          MP Wayne Stetski critiques new federal government tax measures

          • Sep 9th, 2017

          COLUMN: Dealing with wildlife (especially Nelson geese) is complicated

          From Nelson city councillor Robin Cherbo

          • Sep 8th, 2017

          PLACE NAMES: Three Forks and Ten Mile City

          Several parties claimed the site on which the now-ghost town of Three Forks was built.

          • Sep 7th, 2017

          Indigenous bureaucracy grows again

          B.C. offers stalled development, gambling money

          COLUMN: Why women’s festivals?

          A founder of the West Kootenay Women’s Festival looks at the past and the present

          • Aug 31st, 2017

          COLUMN: Feeding wildlife increases the number of young they produce

          Access to fruit is a big factor according to Dave White

          • Aug 31st, 2017

          Nelson in August 1967: Duncan dam opens and 324 wildfires burn

          Greg Scott brings us excerpts from the archives of the Nelson Daily News

          B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

          I’ve got a job that should be top priority for our new Highways minister

          No easy answers in ICBC mess

          David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed

          No easy answers in ICBC mess

          David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed