Columnists

COLUMN: Questions about logging in Nelson’s water supply

Councillor Valerie Warmington reports on harvesting plans for Selous Creek

  • Oct 19th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

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Nichola Lytle and the Children's Healing Experience Project (2)
Nichola Lytle and the Children's Healing Experience Project
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COLUMN: Greenhouse gases – what’s all the fuss?

Columnist Greg Utzig explains where the Kootenays’ carbon emissions come from

  • Oct 17th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

COLUMN: Summer fishing in the West Kootenay

From fishing columnist Kerry Reed

  • Oct 5th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

THE LIVING LANDSCAPE: Kootenay Lake fishery — more funds needed for ‘boots in the boat’

Columnist Eileen Delehanty Pearkes says a lot has been learned lately that could help the fishery.

  • Oct 2nd, 2017

COLUMN: Wildfire prevention in B.C. is underfunded and needs leadership

Tim Ryan of the Forest Practices Board describes the problem and some solutions

  • Sep 28th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

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

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

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

  • Sep 16th, 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: 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