Opinion

"You are paying too high a price for our indulgences. I see you and I am working hard so you never have to see me," writes Cindy McCallum Miller. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Thanks to healthcare workers

From reader Cindy McCallum Miller

  • Apr 14, 2021
“Kootenay Lake is dead. Everyone wonders why there are no fish. Well, it is pretty obvious to me,” writes Garry Meadows. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Help our grandchildren go fishing

From reader Garry Meadows

  • Apr 13, 2021
The 300 block Victoria Street is the site of Nelson’s proposed transit exchange. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Nelson City Council, please reconsider transit hub plan

From seven property and business owners near the intersection of Victoria and Kootenay Streets

  • Apr 12, 2021
The 300 block Victoria Street is the site of Nelson’s proposed transit exchange. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
"This is much too complex a community to be summed up in the word 'progressive' and I count myself out of that circle," writes Charles Jeanes. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Don’t label me progressive

From reader Charles Jeanes

  • Apr 8, 2021
"This is much too complex a community to be summed up in the word 'progressive' and I count myself out of that circle," writes Charles Jeanes. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
“Investors are increasingly aware of the risks on their returns if they support concerns that do not have realistic strategies to deal with transition, and for this reason also it is hazardous to our economy to continue to promote oil production,” writes Marylee Banyard. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Conservatives, please admit that carbon pricing works

From reader Marylee Banyard

  • Apr 7, 2021
“Investors are increasingly aware of the risks on their returns if they support concerns that do not have realistic strategies to deal with transition, and for this reason also it is hazardous to our economy to continue to promote oil production,” writes Marylee Banyard. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: MP Morrison, lead the charge on taxing heavy emitters

From readers Sue Cairns and Judeth Betts

  • Apr 7, 2021
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
“The park is not, nor has it ever been, an off-leash area at any time of year. Dogs are not allowed on the main beach at all,” writes Joanne Siderius. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: No dogs allowed in Kokanee Creek Provincial Park

From reader Joanne Siderius

  • Apr 6, 2021
“The park is not, nor has it ever been, an off-leash area at any time of year. Dogs are not allowed on the main beach at all,” writes Joanne Siderius. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: An appeal to B.C. Timber Sales

From reader Gerry Warner

  • Apr 5, 2021
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
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FINLAYSON: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

Governments around the world have taken on mountains of debt during the pandemic to support the economy

  • Apr 1, 2021
(Black Press file photo)
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Opinion: This time, Boulder. Next time, anywhere, USA.

Just 15 minutes before the shooting started, I had driven through the King Sooper parking lot.

  • Mar 27, 2021
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Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Keep the Civic Centre ice alive

From reader Glenn Macleod

  • Mar 25, 2021
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Questioning a letter-writer’s facts

From reader Ron Robinson

  • Mar 25, 2021
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: FortisBC responds to a reader

From reader Blair Weston

  • Mar 24, 2021
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: ‘Grit, perseverance, hope and a few hip replacements’

From readers Judeth Betts and Laura Sacks

  • Mar 24, 2021
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Support West Moberly First Nation against Site C

From reader Sandra Hartline

  • Mar 23, 2021
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LETTER: What does the 4 p.m. bus in Blewett cost?

From reader Brian Zacharias

  • Mar 19, 2021
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LETTER: Red dresses and the meaning of freedom

From reader Anita Melin

  • Mar 18, 2021
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Dog hugs are great, but dogs and their owners are also responsible for a couple slugs this week. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

HUGS AND SLUGS: Mount St. Francis is a minefield

We’ll let you read to find out why that is

Dog hugs are great, but dogs and their owners are also responsible for a couple slugs this week. Photo: Wikimedia Commons