Sam McBride

D’Aquino spent formative years in Nelson

News that Zoë Caron is working for Prime Minister Trudeau reminded me of another LVR grad who worked for another prime minister.

1956 yearbook highlighted turning point in Nelson history

One of my favourite local history publications was put together by Nelson teenagers 60 years ago.

Dewdney Trail almost went through Nelson

“The scenery on both sides of the lake is very bold and grand.” So said Edgar Dewdney in a letter after canoeing Kootenay Lake in 1865.

The Nelson woman who hated being famous

Marion McPhail’s claim to fame as the youngest survivor of the Frank Slide brought her no joy.