Nelson Star Staff

The Columbia Basin Trust has announced grants for biodiversity initiatives. Photo: Submitted

Columbia Basin Trust announces ecosystem protection grants

Three projects are sharing a $1.35-million grant

The Columbia Basin Trust has announced grants for biodiversity initiatives. Photo: Submitted
The Feb. 25, 2021 edition of the Nelson Star might be a little late getting to your door. File photo

Snow delays latest Nelson Star issue

We are done with the white stuff

The Feb. 25, 2021 edition of the Nelson Star might be a little late getting to your door. File photo
Local celebrities Bill Metcalfe and Tyler Harper definitely posed for this picture.

VIDEO: Wednesday Roundup

Bill Metcalfe and Tyler Harper talk about newsy news in Nelson

Local celebrities Bill Metcalfe and Tyler Harper definitely posed for this picture.
Nelson’s Sarah Kozlowski is one of 21 British Columbians appointed to the Provincial Child Care Council. Photo: Submitted

Nelson educator appointed to provincial child care council

Sarah Kozlowski will be one of 21 advisors to Minister Katrina Chen

Nelson’s Sarah Kozlowski is one of 21 British Columbians appointed to the Provincial Child Care Council. Photo: Submitted
Slugs for the win! File photo

HUGS AND SLUGS: The trash edition

It’s a strong week for slugs

Slugs for the win! File photo
The candidates for the March 27 city council byelection have been announced. File photo

Candidates announced for Nelson by-election

Four people will run for the empty city council chair

The candidates for the March 27 city council byelection have been announced. File photo
These are just the faces we usually make at each other.

VIDEO: Wednesday Roundup

Bill Metcalfe and Tyler Harper hit you up with the newest of news

These are just the faces we usually make at each other.
Diane Kalen-Sukra. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay author to appear in global online event

Diane Kalen-Sukra will be interviewed about her book Save Your City

Diane Kalen-Sukra. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson sets new cold weather record for Feb. 10

The city beat a seven-year low on Wednesday

Photo: Bill Metcalfe
There were no COVID-19 cases confirmed in the West Kootenay during the week of Jan. 31 to Feb. 6. Illustration: B.C. Centre for Disease Control

No new cases of COVID-19 in West Kootenay

The region earned a break from the pandemic for a week

There were no COVID-19 cases confirmed in the West Kootenay during the week of Jan. 31 to Feb. 6. Illustration: B.C. Centre for Disease Control
Residents install kokanee shore spawner egg tubes in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake as part of an initiative by Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society. The organization has been awarded provincial funding Photo: Submitted

Nelson area environmental, SAR groups receive provincial funding

Six organizations are sharing $240,000

Residents install kokanee shore spawner egg tubes in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake as part of an initiative by Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society. The organization has been awarded provincial funding Photo: Submitted
These are our serious new faces.

VIDEO: Wednesday Roundup

Bill Metcalfe and Tyler Harper break some news in this one

These are our serious new faces.
Nelson’s Levi Taylor captured silver at the B.C. junior Olympic weightlifting championships. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Levi Taylor captured silver at the B.C. junior Olympic weightlifting championships. Photo: Submitted
The former home of School District 8 on the North Shore has been sold. Photo: Submitted

School District 8 sells former district office property

The land has been bought by a Salmon Arm company

The former home of School District 8 on the North Shore has been sold. Photo: Submitted
The investigation is ongoing into seizure of firearms from a resident in Nelson. File photo

Kamloops investigation leads to firearms seizure near Vallican

Three firearms were discovered at a residence

The investigation is ongoing into seizure of firearms from a resident in Nelson. File photo
A Nelson Leafs player takes a shot on a Beaver Valley Nitehawks goaltender during the 2020 playoffs. The KIJHL announced Saturday it was cancelling the 2020-21 season. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times

KIJHL cancels season due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions

It’s the second straight season the KIJHL has had to shut down prematurely

A Nelson Leafs player takes a shot on a Beaver Valley Nitehawks goaltender during the 2020 playoffs. The KIJHL announced Saturday it was cancelling the 2020-21 season. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times
This skatepark in Slocan will receive a new beginner section added on thanks to a Columbia Basin Trust grant. Photo: Submitted

New Queen Elizabeth Park scoreboard among Columbia Basin Trust funded rec projects

Glacier Gymnastics and the Nelson Rowing Club are also among the recipients

This skatepark in Slocan will receive a new beginner section added on thanks to a Columbia Basin Trust grant. Photo: Submitted
Wayne Boyd of Nelson has just won $100,000. Photo: Submitted

Nelson man wins $100,000 with Scratch and Win

Wayne Boyd is in shock and plans to help his daughter with her mortgage and buy new Blundstones

Wayne Boyd of Nelson has just won $100,000. Photo: Submitted
Bill Metcalfe, just casually dropping news on Tyler Harper during this week’s roundup. Photo: Us, of course

VIDEO: Wednesday Roundup

Nelson’s new ambassadors, a forestry experiment and ferry construction in this week’s episode

Bill Metcalfe, just casually dropping news on Tyler Harper during this week’s roundup. Photo: Us, of course
The Capitol Theatre will receive $16,000 from the province for restoration upgrades. File photo

Nelson’s Capitol Theatre, Kokanee Creek and Syringa parks receive provincial funding

The theatre and parks are receiving various upgrades

The Capitol Theatre will receive $16,000 from the province for restoration upgrades. File photo