Greg Nesteroff

UPDATED: Former MP Lyle Kristiansen dies

Kristiansen served as Kootenay West MP for eight years in the 1980s and 1990s.

Franz Ferdinand’s trip down the Columbia

The man whose assassination sparked the First World War was unimpressed with ruffians he encountered on a voyage down the Columbia River.

Save Nelson jobs, RDCK tells BC Hydro

The regional district is joining the chorus of political bodies condemning BC Hydro’s decision to close its Nelson office.

NDP stalwart promises new future

Mike Farnworth laughs when asked if he’s a throwback to the Glen Clark era in B.C. politics. It’s a line his Liberal rivals use often when speaking of the NDP — “We don’t want to go back to the ‘90s.”

But he brushes it off: “It’s 2011. If that’s where they’re stuck at, I think that says more about them than it does me, the NDP, or anybody else.”

Avalanche victim was ‘safety-conscious’

The victim of Sunday’s avalanche in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park was Manfred…