Bill Metcalfe

Nelson Hydro rates up 2.25% for 2018

Charges for garbage pickup will stay the same

Nelson’s SEEDS to move from Lakeside Park

New gardening location will be at Seventh Street Park

Where are Nelson’s downtown Christmas lights?

People have been voicing their complaints to the Star about this, so we decided to look into it

Former Nelsonite stops attack on Muslim woman

Jake Taylor intervened in a violent incident on Skytrain

Nelson plans sewer and water rate increases for 2018

The increase will amount to $18.00 per year for a single family dwelling

Nelson council updates banner policy

The purpose of the banner is to publicize events

Nelson to place moratorium on recreational pot businesses

City will consult the public about cannabis rules

Fighting fire with fire

Crews reduce wildfire fuel in forests near Nelson

Recycling subsidy means tax break for RDCK residents

Province steps in to fund newsprint recycling

Nelson firefighter wage negotiations in year six

Firefighting is an essential service, so strikes are illegal

NDP government to plug fixed-term rental loophole

Kootenay experts say local landlords not using loophole to raise rents

Kootenay mother’s book recounts anguish of daughter’s kidnapping

Lorinda Stewart worked tirelessly for 460 days to free her daughter Amanda Lindhout

Nelson city council to update banner policy

Council will revisit the wording of the policy at its December meeting

Nelson Landing development for sale

There has been no activity on the site since 2016

Nelson: an age-friendly community?

Nelson plans to build accessibility for seniors into all planning documents

Kootenay Literary Competition returns

The deadline for submissions from writers across the Kootenays is December 31

Lemon Creek charges stayed against fuel company

The trial will continue against two other defendants

West Arm Park wildfire prevention plans move forward

West Arm Park is the source of Nelson’s drinking water.

Do Nelson’s short-term rentals reduce the supply of long-term rentals?

The question is complex because no one knows how many would otherwise rent long term

Nelson council protests proposed Greyhound service cut

The city has written a letter to the B.C. Passenger Transportation Board