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LETTER: Invasive species are not all bad

From reader Claudette Burton

  • Mar 9, 2022
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Dr. Marian Berry is a Nelson-based neurologist. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Support for seniors needed during climate change

Nelson’s Dr. Marian Berry writes about the mental health impact on seniors

Dr. Marian Berry is a Nelson-based neurologist. Photo: Submitted
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LETTER: Milestones in our twilight

From reader Charles Jeanes

  • Mar 9, 2022
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LETTER: To the public from Kootenay Boundary family physicians and nurse practitioners

“People in our communities are still becoming seriously ill with COVID, lives continue to be lost”

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Andrey Goncharuk, 68, a member of the territorial defense stands in the backyard of a house damaged by a Russian airstrike, according to locals, in Gorenka, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russia renewed its assault on Ukraine's second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they were ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

CAMERON: What freedom truly looks like

Canadians are often portrayed as polite, decent, unassuming, and hard to anger.…

  • Mar 2, 2022
Andrey Goncharuk, 68, a member of the territorial defense stands in the backyard of a house damaged by a Russian airstrike, according to locals, in Gorenka, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russia renewed its assault on Ukraine's second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they were ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Judith Fearing is a registered nurse in Nelson. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Nursing in the time of climate change

Nelson’s Judith Fearing writes about how wild fires impact her clients

Judith Fearing is a registered nurse in Nelson. Photo: Submitted
Doctors and Nurses for Planetary Health, who organized an event in Nelson in November to bring attention to the health effects of climate change, are members of the West Kootenay Climate Hub. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

COLUMN: 22 organizations partner to form West Kootenay Climate Hub

The hub provides mutual collaboration and support for its members

  • Feb 24, 2022
Doctors and Nurses for Planetary Health, who organized an event in Nelson in November to bring attention to the health effects of climate change, are members of the West Kootenay Climate Hub. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
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LETTER: Dialysis machine needed in Nelson

From reader Kendra Wood

  • Feb 24, 2022
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LETTER: Canada needs a Just Transition Act for climate action

From reader Sandra Hartline…

  • Feb 23, 2022
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Lauren Galbraith is a family physician in Nelson. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Nelson doctor reflects on her new awareness of climate change

‘I previously felt overwhelmed with climate change and felt I couldn’t make a difference’

  • Feb 23, 2022
Lauren Galbraith is a family physician in Nelson. Photo: Submitted
Some readers weren’t happy with the protest earlier this month against COVID-19 restrictions and vaccinations. Photos: Tyler Harper

HUGS AND SLUGS: Triggered by honks

Nelson isn’t big on noise it turns out

Some readers weren’t happy with the protest earlier this month against COVID-19 restrictions and vaccinations. Photos: Tyler Harper
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Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Bleeding hearts, lawlessness and leadership: ‘Just Watch Me’

Scrolling through my social media feed last week, I came across a…

  • Feb 17, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Thanks for cutting Facebook COVID-19 comments

From reader Reinhard Lengsfeld

  • Feb 17, 2022
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Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Have your say on B.C.’s Watershed Security Strategy

Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson writes about the need for input from the Kootenays

Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson. Photo: Submitted
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Letter: British Columbia wolf slaughter

To: British Columbia Premier John Horgan and Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural…

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Hsiang Lin and Emily Day are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Castlegar’s Selkirk College.

ECOLOGICAL COMMENT: Asian giant hornet threat to North American honeybees

The “murder hornet” is the world’s largest and most dangerous wasp.

Hsiang Lin and Emily Day are second year Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Castlegar’s Selkirk College.