Editorial

Star editor Colin McGarrigle thinks the new pot dispensary bylaw makes sense.

EDITORIAL: Pot bylaw makes sense

Star editor Colin McGarrigle weighs in on the Nelson pot dispensary bylaw.

Star editor Colin McGarrigle thinks the new pot dispensary bylaw makes sense.
The annual Cops For Kids fundraising ride starts Friday in Kelowna. Over 10 days

RCMP’s annual Cops For Kids Ride set to push off Friday

The 10-day ride will pass through 18 communities in the southern B.C. Interior, raising money for sick kids.

The annual Cops For Kids fundraising ride starts Friday in Kelowna. Over 10 days

Body recovered in Halfway River, Nakusp, BC

Body of 19 year-old missing man found near Nakusp BC

EDITORIAL: Disgraced cop must go

EDITORIAL: Disgraced cop must go

Cst. Drew Turner is a disgrace to the Nelson Police Department and should be fired forthwith.

EDITORIAL: Disgraced cop must go
The front page of today's edition of the Nelson Star.

EDITORIAL: A conundrum over the co-op

It gives us no pleasure to report today on the internal problems of the Kootenay Co-op board.

The front page of today's edition of the Nelson Star.
Whatever its challenges

EDITORIAL: Welcome, Shambhala festival-goers

The annual Shambahla Music Festival is upon us this weekend. The Star has been on record for several years as an unabashed supporter.

Whatever its challenges
Only those who lost their primary residences in a slide at Johnsons Landing in 2012 have been compensated. Part-time residents are not eligible. Nor is the government able or willing to buy out owners who until last week were not technically allowed back on their properties.

EDITORIAL: Compensate all Johnsons Landing owners

How much are Johnsons Landing property owners supposed to take?

Only those who lost their primary residences in a slide at Johnsons Landing in 2012 have been compensated. Part-time residents are not eligible. Nor is the government able or willing to buy out owners who until last week were not technically allowed back on their properties.
The Vogue work could be just the start in a transformation for Nelson's back alleys.

An outlet of opportunity in Nelson

Nelson’s downtown backalleys are filled with garbage and grit.

The Vogue work could be just the start in a transformation for Nelson's back alleys.

Applauding the Savoy save

There is new life at the Savoy Bowling Alley and we couldn’t more pleased to see the action return.

THe Queen City Cruise will hit Nelson streets this weekend.

The sounds of September in Nelson

Early September just wouldn’t be the same with out the roar of engines echoing through Nelson’s streets

THe Queen City Cruise will hit Nelson streets this weekend.
Nelson area schools could be closed next week due to CUPE job action.

Taking one for the team

It’s an exciting week in Nelson area schools. Students are settling in with new teachers

Nelson area schools could be closed next week due to CUPE job action.

Stay safe this long weekend

It’s been a tremendous summer in the Kootenays. Fantastic weather has complimented our spectacular mountain surroundings.

Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko could be in trouble in the 2015 federal election.

Tories win map redrawing in Southern Interior

Local MP Alex Atamanenko is disappointed with the outcome of the federal electoral district redistribution and he should be.

Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko could be in trouble in the 2015 federal election.
The fence around this vacant lot at the corner of Baker and Falls Street will soon be covered with a 200-foot banner.

Covering up a terrible scar in Nelson

The west end of Baker Street is finally going to get a much needed addition to help remove a prominent scar.

The fence around this vacant lot at the corner of Baker and Falls Street will soon be covered with a 200-foot banner.
Dreams of mushroom clouds during the Cold War was certainly not something that put kids of the '50s

Legacy of the Cold War

If you’re a child of the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s or ‘80s, reading this story will likely bring back some rather unpleasant memories.

Dreams of mushroom clouds during the Cold War was certainly not something that put kids of the '50s
The tanker that crashed into Lemon Creek last Friday spilled 33

A disaster’s emotional toll

A week after a major jet fuel spill into Lemon Creek, everyone is still talking.

The tanker that crashed into Lemon Creek last Friday spilled 33
Though the truck has been removed from Lemon Creek

Learning from disaster

Friday’s jet fuel spill into Lemon Creek is an unfortunate accident that may have a long lasting impact on the Slocan Valley

Though the truck has been removed from Lemon Creek
It was an excited crowd in Nelson that greeted Justin Trudeau and his two young children on Sunday afternoon.

Nelson gets caught up in the Trudeau cult

It was a political frenzy that seemed more fitting for a zealous small town crowd somewhere in the United States.

It was an excited crowd in Nelson that greeted Justin Trudeau and his two young children on Sunday afternoon.
Ground was officially broken at the site of the skateboard park at Art Gibbon Park in Rosemont. An excited group of people were on hand Wednesday morning to mark the moment in the making for over a decade.

Bravo to our all-wheel park

A group of excited folks gathered at Art Gibbon Park Wednesday, gazing at the grassy field that will soon house Nelson’s outdoor skatepark.

Ground was officially broken at the site of the skateboard park at Art Gibbon Park in Rosemont. An excited group of people were on hand Wednesday morning to mark the moment in the making for over a decade.
The Nelson Star's annual Day in the Life of Nelson will be included in the Wednesday print edition.

An honest reflection of Nelson

This is no ordinary place and those who live here are certainly no ordinary people.

The Nelson Star's annual Day in the Life of Nelson will be included in the Wednesday print edition.