Columnists

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
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Glacier Judge's Cup - Nelson, B.C.
2018 Polar Bear Swim
Nichola Lytle and the Children's Healing Experience Project (2)

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

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