Greg Scott

Canadian machine gun units dug in at Vimy Ridge.

April 1917: The Battle of Vimy Ridge

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

Canadian machine gun units dug in at Vimy Ridge.
Greg Scott is the historical columnist for the Star.

March 1917: Nelson votes for Proportional Representation

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

Greg Scott is the historical columnist for the Star.
Nelson in February, 1967: strep throat, short skirts, a rifle range and Nancy Greene
Nelson in February, 1967: strep throat, short skirts, a rifle range and Nancy Greene
Greg Scott is a columnist for the Nelson Star

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.

Greg Scott is a columnist for the Nelson Star
Greg Scott is a historian and columnist for the Star.

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

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

Greg Scott is a historian and columnist for the Star.
Greg Scott is a columnist for the Nelson Star.

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

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

Greg Scott is a columnist for the Nelson Star.
Thieves stole a safe on Baker Street in 1966.

HISTORY: Thieves steal safe on Baker Street in 1966

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

Thieves stole a safe on Baker Street in 1966.
Greg Scott is a historian and columnist.

HISTORY: Christmas 1916 at the Hume and in the jail

Greg Scott shares some history with his latest column.

Greg Scott is a historian and columnist.
Nancy Greene-Raine represented Notre Dame University at a cross-country competition in 1966.

Dateline 1966: Nancy Greene wins event

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

Nancy Greene-Raine represented Notre Dame University at a cross-country competition in 1966.
Greg Scott

Weekend of violence in 1966 brawl

And more from the 1966 files of the Nelson Daily News

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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.

This stained glass window commemorates the life of Nelson veteran John Carruthers.

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.

This stained glass window commemorates the life of Nelson veteran John Carruthers.

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

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Bombs planted at theatre

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