Bill Metcalfe

Nelson city hall to help staff buy electric bikes

Purchase price will be repaid through payroll deductions

Kootenay city councillor starts nationwide climate caucus for municipal politicians

Climate Leadership Caucus has 57 members including seven mayors

Lemon Creek fuel truck driver gets $20,000 fine

Danny LaSante was sentenced in Nelson court today

Nelson council skeptical about regional compost plan

But no decision has been made on city’s involvement

Nelson tech innovation centre asks city for $50k

New facility will be located in the Chamber of Commerce building in the restored CP Rail station

Why film photography is less work (and more fun) than digital

A conversation with Nelson photographers Fred Rosenberg and Thomas Nowaczynski

Regional district seeks input on proposed cannabis cultivation rules

Residents will be asked to comment on proposed land-use bylaws for the RDCK

Selkirk College nursing students visit Honduran migrants

Students were overwhelmed by migrants’ hope in the face of poverty and displacement

Castlegar airport reliability upgrade ‘at a standstill’ until 2020

One year after receiving $260,000 report, the West Kootenay Regional Airport is no closer to shaking Cancel-gar reputation

Interactive map documents accidental deaths in Kootenay Boundary region

The research hopes to save lives in motor vehicle, recreational and drowning accidents

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

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

RDCK: 14% pay increase for directors

The increase amounts to $1 per resident per year

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