Opinion

A Nelson Police Department officer gets a hug this week. File photo
A Nelson Police Department officer gets a hug this week. File photo
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LETTER: Injured pedestrian was on a crosswalk

From reader Anna Lamb-Yorski

  • Nov 27, 2020
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(Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

Nav Canada says it would never compromise safety at West Kootenay Regional Airport

Submission from Nav Canada regarding potential cuts to the West Kootenay Regional Airport

(Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)
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LETTER: Support preservation of Cottonwood Lake forest

From reader Fern Sabo

  • Nov 26, 2020
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LETTER: Star should not have published boycott letter

From reader Marcie Stefiuk

  • Nov 25, 2020
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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LETTER: RDCK should refuse to follow Step Code

From reader Rod Retzlaff

  • Nov 19, 2020
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LETTER: MP Morrison needs to take climate change seriously

From reader Ron Robinson

  • Nov 19, 2020
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Nav Canada is considering closing its Castlegar operation. Photo: Betsy Kline
Nav Canada is considering closing its Castlegar operation. Photo: Betsy Kline
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LETTER: Shop only at businesses that take public health seriously

From reader Dr. Michael Vance

  • Nov 18, 2020
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People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

LETTER: Together, for a brighter future for all British Columbians

‘Time and time again, British Columbians have shown resolve and strength in coming together’

  • Nov 18, 2020
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere

Orders require them where necessary, Provincial Health Officer says

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)
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LETTER: Mr. Horgan, don’t leave nature behind

From reader Denise Dufault

  • Nov 10, 2020
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Letters to the Editor. Black Press file photo.

Letter to the Editor: I live in Creston, and I have COVID-19

“I am still sick, and I don’t know where I contracted this virus, but I want to share my story so that you know that Coronavirus is here in our little community”

  • Nov 10, 2020
Letters to the Editor. Black Press file photo.
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LETTER: The arts feed our souls

From reader Meg Stewart

  • Nov 10, 2020
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LETTER: To increase rental availability, help landlords

From reader Robin Goldsbury

  • Nov 9, 2020
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)

OPINION: Biggest threat facing wild Pacific salmon is Fisheries and Oceans Canada

‘Only Canada allows the farming of Atlantic salmon on the migration routes of wild Pacific salmon’

  • Nov 6, 2020
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)
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LETTER: Create employment with green energy retrofits

From reader Michael Jessen

  • Nov 5, 2020
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