Bill Metcalfe

Sexual assault stories from treeplanting camps ‘shocking but not surprising’

Contractors' association is working with trainers to create respectful culture

Nelson to hold open house on bike routes

City wants to discuss its plans with the public and get input

Supreme Court of Canada will hear Sinixt appeal May 12

B.C. has appealed Indigenous hunting case through several levels of court starting in Nelson in 2016

Organic waste pick-up expected by 2022 in RDCK

But there are many unanswered questions in Nelson about cost and details

Nelson and RDCK both eyeing waste wood to produce energy

Nelson's five-year-old business plan will resurface at council table this summer

Nelson residents gather in support of Wet’suwet’en chiefs

45 people stood in front of MLA Michelle Mungall's office Monday

Covered stairs: should Nelson follow Trail’s example?

Nelson council is newly focused on making biking and walking easier

Nelson council hopes to create bike route from bridge to downtown

Project will depend on a provincial grant

Water quality advisory issued for the South Slocan water system

Increase in turbidity (cloudiness) has resulted in poor water quality

Nelson man recalls battling wildfires in Australia

Dan Purcell was one of 20 Canadian firefighters sent to Australia recently

City hall installs water meters in all Nelson businesses

Installation is required for businesses but only for research. Residential metering is not planned

City of Nelson will buy 4,000 household recycling bins

Garbage fees will increase for 2020

Value of new construction in Nelson jumped in 2019

Several large multi-unit projects made the difference

Nelson asks RDCK for clarity on recycling costs

City paid $216,217 to collect rural neighbours' recycling in 2019, wants to see the math

Prominent Slocan Valley environmental activist dies

Marilyn Burgoon was 'tough and determined'

Biologist and loggers disagree over Slocan Valley bear den tree

Wayne McCrory wants industry to move a planned road

Nelson loses snow-clearing appeal, new trial ordered

Taryn Marchi was injured on Baker Street in 2015 and claims negligence by the city

Power restored to all Nelson Hydro customers

Wet snow on New Years Eve brought many trees and branches down on powerlines

YEAR IN REVIEW: Nelson council flip-flops on banners

Our No. 9 story of 2019