Bill Metcalfe

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ youth advocate tells Nelson audience

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

U.S. payment to Canada a focus at Columbia River Treaty negotiations

Next session is in Portland in October

Nelson council gives next council a raise

Size of increase disregards advice of appointed committee

Four-storey development slated for Hall-Front intersection in Nelson

Building will be mixed commercial and residential

Former mayor to advise would-be West Kootenay politicians

Christina Benty will lead a candidate workshop on Aug. 27 in Castlegar

Balfour buildings go solar

Panels have been installed at golf course, seniors’ centre and community hall

Q&A: Author Susan Musgrave interviewed at literary festival

The Globe and Mail’s Marsha Lederman talked with Musgrave before a live audience

Arbitrator decides Nelson fire fighter labour agreement

Increase will be 19.5 per cent over six years

Province announces dredging and new vessel for Kootenay Lake Ferry

Plans include improvements to ferry terminals

East Shore Kootenay Lake residents concerned about back-country proposal

But the proponents call the project “innovative, diverse, and sustainable”

VIDEO: Develop a personal wildfire plan, B.C. fire chief says

72-hour evacuation kit recommended

Past Kootenay weather extremes will become new normal, scientist says

Mel Reasoner spoke at a Nelson conference this week

Rural recycling: Nelson puts RDCK on notice

City wants to stop paying for rural recycling

Nelson to revise short term rental rules

Changes are based on a recent public survey

More planned forest fires needed: wildfire expert

Bob Gray is one of the speakers at a Nelson conference about climate change and wildfire

Nelson says Airbnb should not accept dwellings without business licenses

City council to ask province to negotiate with the company

RDCK wants province to regulate private land logging

A resolution will go to the Union of BC Municipalities in September

Syrian refugee graduates from Selkirk College

Rahaf Zwayne has completed the Hotel and Resort Management program

Nelson council passes laneway house zoning changes

Council hopes more laneway dwellings will encourage affordable housing

Unregulated private land logging continues near Nelson at Cottonwood Lake

Sunshine Logging of Kaslo is cutting on private land in the area of Giveout Creek Road