Bill Metcalfe

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

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

Nelson to set up emergency management centre

Fire chief Len MacCharles will write a plan and set up an office

RDCK, Recycle BC reach deal on depots

12 “core” depots to be supplemented by satellite operations

Salmo area contemplates rules for private land logging

Guidelines may become part of rural land use plan

RDCK: 14% pay increase for directors

The increase amounts to $1 per resident per year

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 culls Duncan River bull trout

The cull is intended to save kokanee stocks, but not everyone agrees with it

RDCK publishes 2017 payments to businesses, organizations and staff

Public document details financial statements, salaries, expenses, and grants

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