Editorial

The offering from Finley's is part of an eight-burger competition.

The passion and the patties

A sandwich thrown together more than 120 years ago that is arguably the world’s most recognizable menu item

The offering from Finley's is part of an eight-burger competition.

Nelson fails the bear test

I understand that Nelson police have made large improvements in dealing with so-called problem bears.

Controlling the inevitable

Though sad, the shooting of a black bear within Nelson city limits earlier this week certainly doesn’t come as a surprise.

Safe amongst the sounds

It’s safe to say that Nelson area police officers don’t look forward to the Shambhala Music Festival.

Teck Trail signing bonuses could mean millions of dollars injected into the regional economy.

Nelson offers hidden gems

When new duty limits came into effect on June 1, local business owners were likely a little nervous

Teck Trail signing bonuses could mean millions of dollars injected into the regional economy.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has an office in Nelson on McDonald Drive

Bad news if you’re a fish

Word that Fisheries and Oceans Canada plans to close its modest Nelson field office comes as another blow to local waterways.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada has an office in Nelson on McDonald Drive
Many questions remain unanswered about the Johnsons Landing slide

Heroic effort praiseworthy

Time must stand still when you receive a call like the one Lynn Migdal got. To have two children trapped under a landslide is unimaginable.

Many questions remain unanswered about the Johnsons Landing slide
Homegrown money is now circulating in Nelson. Will it be a boon for local business?

Considering local dollars

If you’re a little confused by the idea of having a new local currency circulating through Nelson, you’re not alone.

Homegrown money is now circulating in Nelson. Will it be a boon for local business?
The map of the proposed new federal ridings that would move Nelson to the Kootenay-Columbia.

Nelson in the political hinterland

If the federal riding boundary realignment is all about perception then it doesn’t look good for Nelson.

The map of the proposed new federal ridings that would move Nelson to the Kootenay-Columbia.
The B section of Wednesday's Nelson Star is A Day in the Life of Nelson and features 16 pages of photos.

Documenting Nelson

One of the goals of the Nelson Star is to include the name or face of every community member in our pages each year.

The B section of Wednesday's Nelson Star is A Day in the Life of Nelson and features 16 pages of photos.
Nelson's canopy is currently in bloom.

Nelson’s green infrastructure

A map and framework for Nelson's green infrastructure.

Nelson's canopy is currently in bloom.
For as little as $50

The fruits of Nelson’s pride

It’s gratifying to be part of a community that comes together for a cause.

For as little as $50
Nelson District Teachers' Association president Tom Newell.

A step in the wrong direction for Nelson students

Without the measure of wisdom, patience is harder to grasp.

Nelson District Teachers' Association president Tom Newell.
Cormorant helicopter

Search and rescue training in Nelson

A search and rescue training mission involving federal search and rescue crew from Comox and Civil Air Search and Rescue Association

Cormorant helicopter
Members of the Nelson Regional Sports Council pose with Many in Motion Tour honoured medal bearer Ed Natyshak who was chosen in early March.

Another chance to celebrate in Nelson

One of the traits that makes the Nelson area so great is the diversity of its people and their interests.

Members of the Nelson Regional Sports Council pose with Many in Motion Tour honoured medal bearer Ed Natyshak who was chosen in early March.
Baldface Lodge

Supernatural only good for Nelson

For those who call Nelson home, it’s nothing new when this unique town receives great exposure. For some of us, that’s why we’re here..

Baldface Lodge
Splash Cup at Whitewater

Ending the ski season with a splash

Photo: Winter revelers gathered for the annual Slush Cup at Whitewater.

Splash Cup at Whitewater
Virginie Bayasse's series Les baleines des Escoumins is showing at the Nelson Library from now until the end of May.

The passage of whales displayed in Nelson

It’s a love affair that first began in the south of France, but it’s a romance of a different kind.

Virginie Bayasse's series Les baleines des Escoumins is showing at the Nelson Library from now until the end of May.
Canadian musician Bob Wiseman is coming to Nelson next Friday with his critically acclaimed show Actionable.

Wiseman spreads wisdom in Nelson

Wiseman is in Nelson on April 13 as part of the Capitol Theatre season series. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Canadian musician Bob Wiseman is coming to Nelson next Friday with his critically acclaimed show Actionable.
Activists protest voter suppression in last year's federal election currently under investigation by Elections Canada.

Nelson protests robo-calls

Slideshow: Activists gathered at City Hall Saturday to protest voter suppression and support a public inquiry into robo-calls.

Activists protest voter suppression in last year's federal election currently under investigation by Elections Canada.