Editorial

Sheila and Ron Cox at their Nelson home.

A story worth remembering

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

Sheila and Ron Cox at their Nelson home.
The cast in action at the pantomime on Sunday afternoon.

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

The cast in action at the pantomime on Sunday afternoon.
Chamber president Chuck Bennett tries on some new shoes with Vince DeVito’s help at Vince DeVito’s Shoes on Hall Street.

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.

Chamber president Chuck Bennett tries on some new shoes with Vince DeVito’s help at Vince DeVito’s Shoes on Hall Street.
The Change Agents will have its local premiere on Thursday night at the Capitol Theatre.

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.

The Change Agents will have its local premiere on Thursday night at the Capitol Theatre.

Look beyond the big figure

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

The Nelson Junior Leafs will be in action this weekend on Friday and Saturday 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.

The Nelson Junior Leafs will be in action this weekend on Friday and Saturday night.

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.

The area of Nelson's Art Gibbon Park where the outdoor skatepark is now slated.

A new set of challenges for Nelson skatepark

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

The area of Nelson's Art Gibbon Park where the outdoor skatepark is now slated.
Nelson's Jeremy Grant on location during the shooting of Where the Trail Ends.

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.

Nelson's Jeremy Grant on location during the shooting of Where the Trail Ends.
Regional District of Central Kootenay Area D director Andy Shadrack addresses the boundary commission on Tuesday night at Nelson's Best Western.

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.

Regional District of Central Kootenay Area D director Andy Shadrack addresses the boundary commission on Tuesday night at Nelson's Best Western.

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.

The Heron's Landing sculpture is a great addition to Nelson's waterfront pathway.

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.

The Heron's Landing sculpture is a great addition to Nelson's waterfront pathway.

Answers are elusive

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

The local BC Nurses' Union rep says there are solutions for the predicament the Kaslo ER finds itself in

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.

The local BC Nurses' Union rep says there are solutions for the predicament the Kaslo ER finds itself in
During his speech at the opening of the new Kootenay Lake Hospital emergency room on Wednesday

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.

During his speech at the opening of the new Kootenay Lake Hospital emergency room on Wednesday
One of the activities that was taking place in Lakeside on Sunday was the Parkinson's SuperWalk.

A Nelson hub with plenty of heart

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

One of the activities that was taking place in Lakeside on Sunday was the Parkinson's SuperWalk.
The cruise part of the Queen City Cruise goes Friday night.

The zeal for wheels

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

The cruise part of the Queen City Cruise goes Friday night.
The challenges for the Nelson area school district are not over

Focussing on our future

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

The challenges for the Nelson area school district are not over
The Kootenay Pride parade will descend on downtown Nelson on Sunday.

Kootenay Pride makes a difference

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

The Kootenay Pride parade will descend on downtown Nelson on Sunday.