Editorial

A story worth remembering

Ronald Cox has made the November 11th march down to the Nelson Cenotaph for seven decades.

Capitol gains in Nelson’s November

For the second edition in a row, the Nelson Star is pleased to bring readers behind the scenes of local theatre

Taking the 360 challenge in Nelson

It may seem as if the record is no longer well-worn and simply broken, but here it comes again: shopping local is vital to our economy.

Making Change in the Nelson classroom

The building blocks of education are essential. Reading, writing and arithmetic remain the vital tools young people need to succeed in life.

Look beyond the big figure

The Nelson Civic Theatre Society threw out that number during its highly anticipated presentation to city council Monday night.

Plenty to cheer about with Nelson Leafs

The NHL labour dispute has once again shot to top-of-mind for die hard hockey fans.

It’s the right time to Stop

When councillor Donna Macdonald put forward a motion to support the Stop the Violence BC campaign, the THC hit the fan.

A new set of challenges for Nelson skatepark

It’s back on the front page again: The outdoor skateboard park.

Where the path begins

There is so much talent oozing in every corner of Nelson, it’s hard to celebrate it all. Sometimes we even take it for granted.

Easy to dismiss, hard to ignore

The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia that pulled into Nelson this week has its work cut out for it.

Award a long way from anger

It’s true time travellers: Nelson has been recognized by the UBCM for helping make the regional transit system better.

Is CUPE asking for too much in Nelson?

It’s a very public dispute at one of the Nelson area’s busiest locations.

Heron today, more tomorrow

A stroll along the Lakeside pathway became a bit more interesting with the installation of the giant Heron’s Landing sculpture.

Answers are elusive

The story of Mikael Arrak goes much deeper than alleged assaults and brushes with the Nelson Police Department.

Balance from both sides needed in Kaslo ER mess

The back-to-back front page headlines in consecutive Nelson Star editions tell the story about the delicate balance of health care.

May you never need to visit

It will go down as one of the oddest, yet most fitting ends to a speech Nelson has ever seen.

A Nelson hub with plenty of heart

The Sunday morning scene in Nelson’s Lakeside Park looked more like Central Park in New York.

The zeal for wheels

Ten years ago a group of local car enthusiasts hatched the Queen City Cruise in Nelson.

Focussing on our future

The first day of school brings new energy to our little community.

Kootenay Pride makes a difference

The September long weekend Kootenay Pride parade has become an accepted part of the late summer calendar.