Opinion

A reader says someone keeps stealing the flowers off their father’s grave in Nelson. Photo: Pexels
A reader says someone keeps stealing the flowers off their father’s grave in Nelson. Photo: Pexels
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LETTER: Recommendations for COP28

From reader Julius Halaschek-Wiener

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LETTER: United front needed for watershed protection

From reader Tom Prior

  • Nov 24, 2022
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LETTER: Avoiding climate hell

From reader Brian Zacharias

  • Nov 23, 2022
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The colours of the seats in the Nelson arena were chosen to reflect the autumn colours on Elephant Mountain. Photo: Submitted
The colours of the seats in the Nelson arena were chosen to reflect the autumn colours on Elephant Mountain. Photo: Submitted
B.C. Mental Health and Addictions Minister Sheila Malcolmson says the latest all-party report on the toxic drug crisis “reaffirm” the provincial government’s strategy. Photo: Greg Sakaki

COLUMN: When will courage prevail over politics?

Columnist Amber Streukens reacts to the latest toxic drug report

B.C. Mental Health and Addictions Minister Sheila Malcolmson says the latest all-party report on the toxic drug crisis “reaffirm” the provincial government’s strategy. Photo: Greg Sakaki
Quijote Harper. Not a cat anyone would want to steal, to be honest. Photo: Tyler Harper
Quijote Harper. Not a cat anyone would want to steal, to be honest. Photo: Tyler Harper
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Mayor John Dooley and Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson cut the ribbon for Nelson’s bike route in 2021. Photo: Anthony Sanna

COLUMN: A tribute to John Dooley and Ron Toyota

MLA Brittny Anderson writes about the former mayors of Nelson and Creston

Mayor John Dooley and Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson cut the ribbon for Nelson’s bike route in 2021. Photo: Anthony Sanna
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Barron: Remembering when gun-toting elementary schoolkids said ‘enough’ to the rats

A half-century ago, school pest-control methods were a little bit different

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Nelson’s Porter Hansen sizes up his opponent during Fight Night 9 on Oct. 29. Photo: Tyler Harper

HUGS AND SLUGS: Hugging the sluggers at the Nelson Boxing Club

Also complaints about drivers and aggro teens in the pool

Nelson’s Porter Hansen sizes up his opponent during Fight Night 9 on Oct. 29. Photo: Tyler Harper
Kootenay Lake seen from Gyro Park in Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

HUGS AND SLUGS: We already miss you, DQ

Also, slugs to debatable parks planning

Kootenay Lake seen from Gyro Park in Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Barb Presseau, seen here on Oct. 21, 2022, is upset the man who killed her son Doug on July 7, 2017 downtown Chilliwack is set for statutory release on or near Nov. 19, 2022. Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years for the killing. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

OPINION: Mother of B.C. man stabbed to death outraged over killer’s imminent release

Barbara Presseau wants public to know that offenders only serve two-thirds of sentences behind bars

Barb Presseau, seen here on Oct. 21, 2022, is upset the man who killed her son Doug on July 7, 2017 downtown Chilliwack is set for statutory release on or near Nov. 19, 2022. Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years for the killing. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
BC Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) evades a tackle from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during the second quarter of CFL football action in Regina, on Friday, July 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

THE MOJ: Can a restored and revived Rourke lead the Lions to the promised land?

Quarterback’s surprise recovery has B.C. football fans on the edge of their seats

BC Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) evades a tackle from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during the second quarter of CFL football action in Regina, on Friday, July 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu
Referee Kendrick Nicholson picks up a Vancouver Canucks jersey that was thrown onto the ice by a fan as the team plays the Buffalo Sabres during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

THE MOJ: Canucks getting paid to win and their coach may pay the price

As the early season results mount in Vancouver, Boudreau’s seat getting hotter — his fault or not

Referee Kendrick Nicholson picks up a Vancouver Canucks jersey that was thrown onto the ice by a fan as the team plays the Buffalo Sabres during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck