Columnists

LETTER: Kudos to Mungall

From reader Rod Retzlaff

  • Sep 24, 2020

COLUMN: Riding around the riding

From South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings

CHECK THIS OUT: Nelson Public Library’s story to be told at exhibit

The centennial celebration kicks off Sept. 12 at Touchstones Museum

OPINION: As Columbia River Treaty negotiators get serious, residents need to speak up

From the Upper Columbia Basin Environmental Collaborative

  • Aug 28, 2020

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

COLUMN: Time to break the silence on institutional racism

Commentary from West Kootenay physician Dr. Shelina Musaji

  • Jul 30, 2020
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Lily Nay swims across Kootenay Lake
International Overdose Awareness Day in Nelson
Conservatives reject throne speech, NDP wants to see concrete action before supporting it
West Coast winemakers fear smoke damage to grapes

COLUMN: Think local first more vital than ever

Tom Thomson writes about how the Chamber of Commerce is helping local business

  • Jul 15, 2020

COLUMN: Governments can make a difference in troubled times

From columnist Robert Malcolmson

  • Jul 8, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

COLUMN: Thinking today about the histories of tomorrow

From columnist Robert Malcolmson

  • Jun 26, 2020

CHECK THIS OUT: Reopening the library will be measured and gradual

It’s not know when service will return to normal, but a plan lays out some of the steps

  • Jun 15, 2020

COLUMN: Showing love in a time of change and uncertainty

From Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall

  • Jun 13, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

LETTER: The Star’s history columnist bids farewell

Greg Scott has been giving readers a glimpse into Nelson’s past for 18 years

  • May 27, 2020

COLUMN: Let’s celebrate tourism week

Dianna Ducs suggests we turn Tourism Week (this week) into Tourism Month. Photo submitted

  • May 27, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

COLUMN: Seeking hope in the face of bleak facts

Finding a silver lining to challenges posed by COVID-19 isn’t easy, Robert Malcolmson writes

  • May 20, 2020

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 11, 2020

COLUMN: Y2K was just a dry run – reflections on COVID-19 and food

Columnist Abra Brynne suggests we stop relying on California

  • May 3, 2020

COLUMN: Nationalism a key variable in post-COVID-19 world

Columnist Robert Malcolmson of Nelson is professor emeritus of history at Queen’s University.

  • Apr 23, 2020