Bill Metcalfe

Nelson firefighter wage negotiations in year six

Firefighting is an essential service, so strikes are illegal

COLUMN: Will West Kootenay forests survive?

As with most things around ecology, the answer is not simple, says columnist Greg Utzig

NDP government to plug fixed-term rental loophole

Kootenay experts say local landlords not using loophole to raise rents

Kootenay mother’s book recounts anguish of daughter’s kidnapping

Lorinda Stewart worked tirelessly for 460 days to free her daughter Amanda Lindhout

LETTER: MLA behaviour a bad example for children

From reader Marcia Braundy

Nelson city council to update banner policy

Council will revisit the wording of the policy at its December meeting

Nelson Landing development for sale

There has been no activity on the site since 2016

Nelson: an age-friendly community?

Nelson plans to build accessibility for seniors into all planning documents

West Arm Park wildfire prevention plans move forward

West Arm Park is the source of Nelson's drinking water.

COLUMN: Lobbying and learning at UBCM

From Nelson City Councillor Michael Dailly

Nelson council protests proposed Greyhound service cut

The city has written a letter to the B.C. Passenger Transportation Board

Nelson monitors, enforces short term rental rules

There are currently 54 known short term rental properties in Nelson

LETTER: Rural areas need better transportation

From reader Birthe W. Achtner

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

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

Harrop Creek fire 10 per cent contained, not growing

The fire covers approximately 3,117 hectares

COLUMN: Dealing with wildlife (especially Nelson geese) is complicated

From Nelson city councillor Robin Cherbo

LETTER: Tiny home critic too negative

From reader Bob Malcolmson

Nelson in August 1967: Duncan dam opens and 324 wildfires burn

Greg Scott brings us excerpts from the archives of the Nelson Daily News

Grassfire on CPR lands extinguished

Nelson Fire and Rescue believe the fire was human caused.

Harrop fire grows to 1,500 hectares

The fires at Glacier Creek and Rapid Creek have also grown in size