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Matthew Byrne scores 3 as Nelson Leafs hammer Grand Forks

Byrne already has 11 points through three games

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The Nelson Police Department says a pedestrian was hit at a crosswalk Wednesday evening. File photo

Nelson Police: Pedestrian hit by vehicle at crosswalk

The vehicle was not going fast and the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries

The Nelson Police Department says a pedestrian was hit at a crosswalk Wednesday evening. File photo
Eva McKimm is leaving the Capitol Theatre after working 15 years in its box office. Photo: Shanna Wilson

‘What else do I want to get up to?’: Eva McKimm retires from Capitol Theatre

McKimm has worked at the theatre’s box office for 15 years

Eva McKimm is leaving the Capitol Theatre after working 15 years in its box office. Photo: Shanna Wilson
Two Nelson RCMP officers are facing an Independent Investigations Office review of an arrest Wednesday. File photo

Two Nelson RCMP officers under investigation for man’s injury during arrest

The officers were responding to a call about an intoxicated man

Two Nelson RCMP officers are facing an Independent Investigations Office review of an arrest Wednesday. File photo
Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981 picture. Photo: The Canadian Press

Nelson’s Terry Fox Run raises over $9,000 despite pandemic

The run was held in September with participants encouraged to go solo

Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981 picture. Photo: The Canadian Press
People protesting COVID-19 health measures marched in downtown Nelson on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Robertson

Demonstration against COVID-19 health measures held in Nelson

Choose Freedom marched Saturday on Baker Street

People protesting COVID-19 health measures marched in downtown Nelson on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Robertson
Nelson Leafs.

Nelson Leafs open season with pair of wins

Nelson defeated Castlegar and Osoyoos

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Salmo’s Legion says a member who attended its Remembrance Day ceremony has COVID-19. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Salmo Legion says member who attended Remembrance Day ceremony has COVID-19

It’s the 10th known case in Salmo this week

Salmo’s Legion says a member who attended its Remembrance Day ceremony has COVID-19. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Police have put out a new bulletin today about the disappearance of Cory Westcott. Photo submitted

Police still searching for Cory Westcott of Nelson

The 34-year-old man has been missing since Sept. 1

Police have put out a new bulletin today about the disappearance of Cory Westcott. Photo submitted
Nelson’s shelter is in need of winter clothing and supplies. File photo.

Nelson homeless shelter seeks winter clothing

Stepping Stones is asking for donations

Nelson’s shelter is in need of winter clothing and supplies. File photo.
COVID-19. Image: CDC

COVID-19 case confirmed in Salmo

An employee of Salmo Community Services tested positive

COVID-19. Image: CDC
The fire department reports $1,000 damage and no injuries. File photo

House fire extinguished in Fairview

The suspected cause is improperly discarded smoking material

The fire department reports $1,000 damage and no injuries. File photo
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a dangerous by-product of fuel burning devices such as wood/pellet stoves and fireplaces, and natural gas or propane appliances such as non-electric furnaces and hot water tanks. File photo

Carbon monoxide scare in Rosemont

Fire department warns residents about the colourless, odorless gas

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a dangerous by-product of fuel burning devices such as wood/pellet stoves and fireplaces, and natural gas or propane appliances such as non-electric furnaces and hot water tanks. File photo
Scott Spencer has been named general manager of Nelson Hydro. Photo: Submitted

Scott Spencer named Nelson Hydro GM

Spencer takes over after three years in the Northwest Territories

Scott Spencer has been named general manager of Nelson Hydro. Photo: Submitted
Nelson Police say this year’s Halloween was quieter than usual. Photo: Miguel Teirlinck/ Unsplash

Nelson’s Halloween was quiet: police

Six calls in total, and no large parties

Nelson Police say this year’s Halloween was quieter than usual. Photo: Miguel Teirlinck/ Unsplash
Only one slug this week. Photo: Julie Gentry/iStock

HUGS AND SLUGS: Great service, bad landlords

It was a generally positive week for our readers

Only one slug this week. Photo: Julie Gentry/iStock
Polling stations have opened in Nelson-Creston. Photo: Black Press files

It’s Election Day in B.C.: Here’s what you need to know to vote

B.C.’s snap election has already broken records for advance voter turnout, mail-in ballots

Polling stations have opened in Nelson-Creston. Photo: Black Press files
Leah Main is entering her second term as a director of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. File photo

Silverton councillor re-elected as a board member of national municipal group

Leah Main will continue on the board of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Leah Main is entering her second term as a director of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. File photo
The Nelson Star will arrive one day late due to a printing issue.

FYI: Nelson Star print edition delayed

Thursday’s paper will be delivered Friday

The Nelson Star will arrive one day late due to a printing issue.
Environment Canada has issued a snow warning for the Kootenays on Friday. File photo

Environment Canada issues snow warning for Friday

Two-to-10 centimetres is expected to fall

Environment Canada has issued a snow warning for the Kootenays on Friday. File photo