Greg Scott

April 1917: The Battle of Vimy Ridge

Greg Scott focuses on a pivotal point in history for Canadians.

March 1917: Nelson votes for Proportional Representation

Greg Scott's latest historical column explores Nelson's past.

Nelson in February, 1917: a new power dam, a sock tea, and women get the vote

The latest column from Star columnist Greg Scott explores life a century ago.

January 1967: ‘Glittering’ Selkirk College, a train derailment and a new liquor store

Greg Scott takes readers on a historical journey back to 1967.

January 1917: Influx of ‘undesirables,’ dangerous skating on the lake, zero city debt

Historian Greg Scott's column examines incidents from the past.

HISTORY: Thieves steal safe on Baker Street in 1966

Downtown was also more jolly 50 years ago, and switchboards were still a thing.

HISTORY: Christmas 1916 at the Hume and in the jail

Greg Scott shares some history with his latest column.

Dateline 1966: Nancy Greene wins event

Greg Scott recalls Greene's victory for Notre Dame University in his latest column

Weekend of violence in 1966 brawl

And more from the 1966 files of the Nelson Daily News

COLUMN:Doukhobors protest military call-up orders in 1943

A look at what was making headlines in Nelson 70 years ago.

COLUM: Christmas cheer from a simpler time

At the hour of midnight Santa Claus began to lift from house to house with his reindeer team and sleigh laden with good things and toys.

Soldier’s grave finally receives marker

For 65 years this was the story of John Clement Carruthers’ grave in the soldier’s section of the Nelson Cemetery.

COLUMN: State-of-the-art ballet boxes created

No more are the voters of Nelson to cut their fingers by trying to push ballot papers in rough-edged slits in bread cans.

Clubhouse burns down

Greg Scott's offering of Touchstones Nelson from 1962

Talks open on power treaty

The Canadian government is hopeful that it may soon be able to reach an agreement with the United States.

Downstream benefits demand

Premier Bennett says British Columbia will insist on 50 per cent or more of downstream benefits accruing from the projected Columbia River power development

Housing plan hatched


Bombs planted at theatre