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COLUMN: Once Upon a Time in the Real World

COLUMN: Once Upon a Time in the Real World

My relatively untraveled self has travelled through time and across continents to gain insight and understanding through reading novels.
COLUMN: Why Nelson needs a paid fire department

COLUMN: Why Nelson needs a paid fire department

From Nelson city councillor Robin Cherbo....
COLUMN: Waking up to Whitewater

COLUMN: Waking up to Whitewater

Getting up to the hill isn’t as daunting as it seems.
COLUMN: In search of the common good

COLUMN: In search of the common good

City councillor Valerie Warmington has a suggestion for anyone putting together their New Year's resolutions.
COLUMN: How co-ops could help us solve our toughest problems

COLUMN: How co-ops could help us solve our toughest problems

From city councillor Anna Purcell...
COLUMN: To the editor of the New York Times

COLUMN: To the editor of the New York Times

The Star's editor responds to a New York article about Nelson.
COLUMN: A tree story from the Nelson Public Library

COLUMN: A tree story from the Nelson Public Library

It began with a tall spindly pine tree growing in the corner of our yard smack at the meeting point of four fences.
COLUMN: Taking stock of how well we’re doing

COLUMN: Taking stock of how well we’re doing

Councillor Michael Dailly outlines some recent city council successes.
COLUMN: Consultant responds to criticism of the Castlegar airport study

COLUMN: Consultant responds to criticism of the Castlegar airport study

Former MP Jim Gouk says advanced technologies will allow take-off under lower cloud cover.
COLUMN: The 55,000 NUC library books have little value

COLUMN: The 55,000 NUC library books have little value

Local historian and former college librarian Ron Welwood weighs in on the discussion about the fate of 55,000 books.