Greg Nesteroff

It rained on all but five days in June in West Kootenay, but the total amount was less than normal. Photo: Pixabay                                (Pixabay)
It rained on all but five days in June in West Kootenay, but the total amount was less than normal. Photo: Pixabay                                (Pixabay)
Nelson firefighters tackled a blaze at the corner of Josephine and Victoria on Thursday evening. Photo: Tyler Harper

VIDEO: Nelson firefighters battle fire at Victoria and Josephine

Building home to several businesses, including restaurant and dry cleaner

Nelson firefighters tackled a blaze at the corner of Josephine and Victoria on Thursday evening. Photo: Tyler Harper
Edward Lindsay and the Selkirk College Saints have completed the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season in fourth place, earning the final playoff spot.                                 Photo submitted

Selkirk Saints lock up playoff spot

Saints headed for BC Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs

Edward Lindsay and the Selkirk College Saints have completed the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season in fourth place, earning the final playoff spot.                                 Photo submitted
The Selkirk Saints enjoy a six-point cushion on the University of Victoria for the final BCIHL playoff spot, but UVic has two games in hand. Photo: Jennifer Small

Selkirk College Saints split final home series against Simon Fraser

UVic has two games in hand on the Saints.

The Selkirk Saints enjoy a six-point cushion on the University of Victoria for the final BCIHL playoff spot, but UVic has two games in hand. Photo: Jennifer Small
Fairview Heights is one of Nelson’s newer neighbourhoods, developed in 2003 in a former gravel pit. Photo: Greg Nesteroff

PLACE NAMES: Nelson neighbourhoods, Part 5

Nelson city limits expanded 10 times after incorporation

Fairview Heights is one of Nelson’s newer neighbourhoods, developed in 2003 in a former gravel pit. Photo: Greg Nesteroff
The punctuation on this sign might look unusual, but there’s nothing wrong with the singular possessive Kootenay. Photo: Greg Nesteroff

PLACE NAMES: Kootenay(s)

How the Kootenay became the Kootenays is complicated and often confusing

The punctuation on this sign might look unusual, but there’s nothing wrong with the singular possessive Kootenay. Photo: Greg Nesteroff
Sour Dough Alley in Rossland, looking east, 1895. City of Vancouver Archives/Major Matthews collection/AM54-S4

PLACE NAMES: Sourdough Alley

Rossland’s earliest thoroughfare was once derided as a ‘muddy collection of shacks’

Sour Dough Alley in Rossland, looking east, 1895. City of Vancouver Archives/Major Matthews collection/AM54-S4
MLA Katrine Conroy looks back at 2019 in Kootenay West

MLA Katrine Conroy looks back at 2019 in Kootenay West

BC Minister of Children and Family Development looks at last year’s accomplishments.

MLA Katrine Conroy looks back at 2019 in Kootenay West