Bill Metcalfe

Nelson to review city council pay levels

The results would apply to the next council following the municipal election this fall

Petition: reinstate band program at Mt. Sentinel

SD8 superintendent is surveying Slocan Valley students to gauge interest

Nelson buys Flower Power

Those colourful metal flowers at the Highway 6 intersection have been purchased by the city

Nelson council proposes zoning changes for Railtown

A public hearing will be held in the near future

Nelson Ave. seniors’ housing zoning changes approved

Nelson Cares project could break ground this summer

Nelson council approves Pastor Jim Reimer’s low-income housing project variances

Construction of the $10 million project could start this year

B.C. appeals Sinixt hunting case again

The government has applied to the B.C. Court of Appeal after losing at the B.C. Supreme Court

Groups pitch 2018 budgets to council

Visitor Centre asks for first increase in ten years

Nelson’s dementia caregiver support group: learning to let go

Looking after a loved one with dementia takes an emotional toll

Nelson holds open house on laneway housing

About 85 people attended an open house on Tuesday to discuss changes to the city's policies

Logging: who decides what (and how) to cut?

The BC government is reviewing the "professional reliance" model

Videos of Nelson council meetings now online

Meetings will be live streamed and linked to the online agenda

Nelson bumps up cost of east Blewett fire service

The 20 per cent increase will amount to approximately $56 per year for a $400,000 home

Nelson council grants short-term rental exemptions

City Hall also allows variance for laneway house

Nelson commits to 100% renewables by 2050

This makes Nelson the sixth city in Canada to join the worldwide initiative

Cannabis: council passes moratorium after public hearing

The ban on cannabis businesses extends to July and does not include current medical dispensaries

Nelson plans public meeting to explore laneway housing

Small homes seen as one solution to the housing crunch

Nelson to hold public hearing on recreational pot sales Jan. 8

The planned zoning change is about sales of recreational cannabis, not medical cannabis

UPDATED: Average Nelson home value up 9.3%

Nelson and Rossland have the highest average home values in the West Kootenay

Nelson council approves special parking for new rental units

The winter arrangement will help new residents of an extremely steep city block