Staff Writer

Meeting planned on Balfour ferry terminal move

The Ministry of Transportation wants feedback on the possibility of relocating the ferry and will host an open house June 15.

Crawford Bay park makes shortlist in BCAA contest

Crawford Bay Community Park is one of five finalists in BCAA’s Play Here contest, which promises the winner up to $100,000.

Overcoming ‘rational fears’ for a good cause

Kokanee Mountain Zipline is holding a community day Monday to raise money for Balfour Harrop Fire Department and Nelson Search and Rescue.

Rosemont Elementary funded for repairs

Retaining wall will be replaced with $300,00 for government’s ‘fix-it fund’.

Quiet weekend for West Kootenay traffic police

West Kootenay traffic police say there were no fatal or serious crashes over the May long weekend.

Slocan’s Mayor Bernie dies at 89

Former Slocan mayor Bernie Czelenski wasn’t a typical politician.

Gray Creek wildfire extinguished

The Riondel fire department put out a wildfire in Gray Creek before it raged out of control Monday evening.

Police investigate rash of Nelson burglaries

The Nelson Police Department is investigating a rash of break and enters in Uphill since April 23.

Nelson apartment building fills with smoke

Nelson Fire Rescue say someone’s burning food filled all three floors of the Terrace Apartments with smoke on Thursday afternoon.

Pedestrian struck in Nelson crosswalk

A woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a van at the intersection of Ward and Baker St. this morning.

Nelson Star contributor wins Ma Murray Award

Sam McBride's story about a survivor of the Frank Slide took home the Neville Shanks Memorial Award for Historical Writing.

NDCC to close briefly next week

Closure required as part of renovations to swimming pool.

Dryden Hunt named WHL player of the year

The Nelson native was awarded for a breakout season with the Moose Jaw Warriors.

Portion of Nelson-Salmo Great Northern Trail closed

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has closed a portion of the Nelson-Salmo Great Northern Trail because of bear activity.

April warmest locally since 1965

Last month was the warmest April since record keeping began at the Castlegar airport in 1965.

L.V. Rogers girls perfect at Kelowna tournament

The L.V. Rogers Bombers were perfect in the KISS girls soccer tournament over the weekend.

Nelson Waldorf tops local Fraser Institute rankings

Private Nelson-area schools fared better than public schools in the Fraser Institute’s 2016 rankings.

Slocan Valley to talk responsible dog ownership

Slocan Valley residents are invited to attend an informal community meeting on responsible dog ownership on May 19.

Man charged in Nelson nightclub incident

A man is facing seven charges following an incident early Sunday at a downtown Nelson night club.

Paramedics make house calls in rural program

80 full-time and half-time positions to keep paramedics in small B.C. towns, and patients out of emergency