Greg Nesteroff

Ghostly nickname haunts the stretch between rural B.C. towns

Place Names: Valley of the Ghosts

Homegrown plastics recycling is possible in Rossland

Zero Waste Co-op initiative is being supported by the Rossland Sustainability Commission

Bruce Gardens’ namesake identified, but Shirley remains a mystery

Place Names: Shirley, Rosemont, Bruce Gardens, and Christie’s Landing, revisited

Ever heard of X-Ray Lake or Xenia Lake?

Place Names: Oddball names of West Kootenay/Boundary

Doukhobor place names form unique subset on Kootenay map

Place Names: Doukhobor place names of West Kootenay/Boundary

Kootenay communities owe names to Chinook jargon

Place Names: Taghum, Lebahdo, Sitkum Creek, and Chahko Mika come from pidgin trade language

Indigenous names of West Kootenay

Place Names: Few Indigenous names still remain in use on West Kootenay maps

In the 1890s, Revelstoke was part of the West Kootenay. But now?

Place Names: How did Revelstoke leave the West Kootenay?

Internet weighs in on the great Creston Kootenay debate

Place Names: Lost Kootenays Facebook site weighs in on whether Creston is in West or East Kootenay

Is Creston in the West Kootenay? East Kootenay? Central Kootenay?

Place Names: Creston, a town between two Kootenays

Scouring the newly-digitized Nelson Daily News

Place Names:The newspaper is now searchable online from 1902 and on

Nelson expanded city limits 10 times since incorporation

Place Names: Nelson neighbourhoods, Part 5

Depression-era squatter’s camp became Cottonwood City

Place Names: More Nelson neighbourhoods