Editorials

EDITORIAL: Spending breakdown

Regional District of Central Kootenay director Andy Davidoff is asking for a community- by-community breakdown of RDCK spending.

  • Jun 24, 2014

EDITORIAL: It could be a long summer

The BC teachers strike, which began in full yesterday, is an example of questionable timing.

  • Jun 17, 2014

EDITORIAL: Wildlife woes

Nelson residents have had some close encounters with wildlife in the past few days.

  • Jun 10, 2014
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EDITORIAL: Strike: Taking sides

Here in the Kootenay it appears that momentum may have swung in favour of the teachers, all because of a letter written by Dr. Todd Kettner.

  • Jun 3, 2014

EDITORIAL: Crime and loss

Just think for a minute about all the crime and tragedy that has occurred in the past few months.

  • May 27, 2014

EDITORIAL: Furniture-gate

When the directors voted to go with a more expensive quote, many members of the public questioned that decision.

  • May 21, 2014

EDITORIAL: Tragedy on the lake

Tragic. No other word suffices when talking about the canoe mishap that occurred on Slocan Lake on the weekend.

  • May 13, 2014

EDITORIAL: Robbery questions remain

The Nelson Police Department and Nelson RCMP deserve congratulations for the teamwork they showed in apprehending the pair on April 25.

  • May 6, 2014

EDITORIAL: 10 points = $20,000

But the RDCK decided to go with the more expensive bid, which scored 10 points higher on an evaluation scale out of a total of 1,250 points.

  • Apr 24, 2014

EDITORIAL: Food for thought

The proposed legislation (Bill 24) would divide BC’s agricultural land into two zones.

  • Apr 14, 2014

EDITORIAL — MMBC: Cost is too high

The new Multi Material BC (MMBC) recycling system is set to begin, province-wide, on May 19 and businesses are rebelling.

  • Apr 8, 2014

EDITORIAL: First response

But why send one ambulance, when the fire department is also there, ready and waiting?

  • Mar 18, 2014

EDITORIAL: There will be new blood on council

While municipal elections are still eight months away it is clear that there will be a new look around Nelson’s council chambers next year.

  • Mar 11, 2014

EDITORIAL Four-year terms

The provincial government is planning to increase municipal election terms to four years, rather than the current three.

  • Mar 4, 2014

EDITORIAL: Time for support

A man lost his life while skiing on the Kootenay Pass. Another woman is in hospital with injuries.

  • Feb 25, 2014

EDITORIAL: Spring break debate

It appears parents and teachers have two differing views on when spring break should occur.

  • Feb 17, 2014