Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

THE LIVING LANDSCAPE: Kootenay Lake fishery — more funds needed for ‘boots in the boat’

Columnist Eileen Delehanty Pearkes says a lot has been learned lately that could help the fishery.

  • Oct 2nd, 2017
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Nichola Lytle and the Children's Healing Experience Project (2)
Nichola Lytle and the Children's Healing Experience Project
Nelson Tech Club

LETTER: Castlegar airport hopes are pie in the sky

From reader Ross Shears

  • Oct 1st, 2017

LETTER: There’s plenty of good news

From Kaslo reader Carole Summer

  • Sep 30th, 2017

LETTER: Laws on air quality are outdated

From reader Micheal Jessen

  • Sep 29th, 2017

COLUMN: Wildfire prevention in B.C. is underfunded and needs leadership

Tim Ryan of the Forest Practices Board describes the problem and some solutions

  • Sep 28th, 2017

LETTER: The Wild were once the Wildcats

From reader Bill McDonnell…

  • Sep 28th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

COLUMN: Howdy, neighbour. Could you pass the salt?

Anne DeGrace on the Nelson Library’s potluck dinners for newcomers

  • Sep 23rd, 2017

COLUMN: Greg Scott on Nelson in September, 1967: parking shortage and a jail break

Plus intense forest fires, a lost-and-found box of dynamite, and dueling colleges

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

COLUMN: Donna Macdonald on how cities should prepare for flooding

The old methods that no longer work, and some promising alternatives

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Let’s free ourselves of plastic water bottles in Nelson

From reader Sandra Hartline

  • Sep 15th, 2017

COLUMN: Nelson’s mayor on the short term rental and cannabis bylaws

Deb Kozak explains the latest developments

  • Sep 20th, 2017

COLUMN: Global warming? Climate change? Or something else?

Columnist Greg Utzig on temperature trends across the world and in the Kootenays

  • Sep 16th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

COLUMN: Kinesis, or the movement forward in Kootenay film

Weekend event brings film, TV, and video professionals together

  • Sep 17th, 2017

COLUMN: Nelson in 1917 — a rental crisis and alcohol’s last day

Greg Scott brings us excerpts from the Nelson Daily News in September, 1917.

  • Sep 15th, 2017

COLUMN: When the plot thickens in your own backyard

Anne DeGrace on four local fiction writers who have set their books in Nelson

  • Sep 14th, 2017