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Paddler considered for Canada Summer Games

Nelson's Heather Potkins is one of 28 BC athletes on the Games' long list.

Wild players prepare for move to Alberta

Merissa Dawson and Catalina Hartland are moving on to play post-secondary hockey.

Nelson’s Bruno Campese hired by NHL’s Las Vegas franchise

The former Leafs goalie and coach will work as an amateur scout.

UPDATED: Two local fires extinguished

Fire services were called to the North Shore and later to Giveout Creek Road.

E. Coli found at Lakeside Park

The city is asking residents to avoid swimming in the area for the time being.

Wildfire equipment vandalized

BC Wildfire Service needs to replace a radio repeater that was destroyed over the weekend.

Pokémon Go hits the Nelson Star newsroom

Will Johnson, Tyler Harper and Kamala Melzack joined the global hunt for virtual creatures.

Bocce tournament returns to Lakeside Park

The Italian Canadian Society held its 29th annual event on Sunday.

Nelson paddlers dominate at BC Summer Games

Local athletes won four team medals and five individual medals, only one of which wasn't in a canoe, Thursday to Sunday in Abbotsford.

Search and Rescue called to mountain bike race

The athlete fractured his leg during the Trans BC Enduro on Saturday.

Crawford Bay wins $20,000 for playground

The community was part of BCAA's Play Here contest, which handed out money to five communities.

Site C protesters take to Kootenay Lake

Paddle for Peace event on Saturday was held at the same time as similar protests around BC.

Concussions in Nelson: A note to readers

Introducing a series focused on concussions in our sports community.

Winlaw animal cruelty trial set for August

Two days have been set aside in Nelson provincial court this summer for the trial of man accused of animal cruelty.

The Star bids farewell to editor Greg Nesteroff

Reporters Bill Metcalfe, Tyler Harper and Will Johnson pay tribute to their departing leader.

Nelson police respond to two gun incidents

Police responded to two separate complaints involving firearms within an hour of each other Sunday evening.

Dressed for success: Special Olympics get new jerseys

Nelson's soccer team will travel to Abbotsford this weekend for the regional qualifers.

Tour of Honour reaches Nelson Friday

A provincial tour to raise money for Honour House reaches Nelson on Friday.

Kootenay Savings staff vote to strike

The United Steelworkers say pension language protection and the lack of a wage increase are the biggest stumbling blocks.

May warmer, slightly drier in West Kootenay

The average monthly temperature last month was 1.7 degrees warmer than average, according to statistics from the Southeast Fire Centre.