Nelson Star Staff

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
Nelson’s Brian Boyes has been awarded a provincial honour for coaching junior golfers. Photo: Submitted

Nelson golf coach wins provincial honour

Bryan Boyes was honoured for his work with young golfers

Nelson’s Brian Boyes has been awarded a provincial honour for coaching junior golfers. Photo: Submitted
Dryden Hunt has signed up to play for the Arizona Coyotes next season. File photo

Dryden Hunt signs with Arizona Coyotes

The Nelson native inked a one-year deal

Dryden Hunt has signed up to play for the Arizona Coyotes next season. File photo
The Nelson Police Department wants to identify the two people. Photo: Nelson Police Department

Nelson police searching for two people

People in surveillance video suspected of causing damage downtown and at the mall in August

The Nelson Police Department wants to identify the two people. Photo: Nelson Police Department
The Norman Stibbs Municipal Airport in Nelson. Photo: City of Nelson

Nelson receives grant funding to improve city airport

The funding will address safety problems reported at the airport last year

The Norman Stibbs Municipal Airport in Nelson. Photo: City of Nelson
The Nelson Leafs’ regular season begins Nov. 13 at Castlegar. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs open season Nov. 13 in Castlegar

The Leafs’ first home game is Nov. 14 against Osoyoos

The Nelson Leafs’ regular season begins Nov. 13 at Castlegar. Photo: Tyler Harper
Photo: Joanne Francis/ Unsplash

Prescribed burn planned for Glacier Creek area

Trained BC Wildfire Service personnel will monitor this fire at all times

Photo: Joanne Francis/ Unsplash
The Nelson and District Community Complex pool will reopen on Oct. 13. Photo: Tyler Harper

Indoor pools in RDCK to reopen Oct. 13

Pools have been closed by the pandemic since March 16

The Nelson and District Community Complex pool will reopen on Oct. 13. Photo: Tyler Harper
Terry Tiessen is returning as the BC Libertarian candidate in the provincial election. He previously represented the party in the 2017 federal election. Photo submitted

Terry Tiessen to run as Libertarian candidate in Nelson-Creston

Tiessen previously ran in the 2019 federal election

Terry Tiessen is returning as the BC Libertarian candidate in the provincial election. He previously represented the party in the 2017 federal election. Photo submitted
Nicole Charlwood will represent the Green Party in the campaign for Nelson-Creston. Photo submitted

Nicole Charlwood to run for Green Party

Charlwood was previously the Greens local campaign manager

Nicole Charlwood will represent the Green Party in the campaign for Nelson-Creston. Photo submitted
Tanya Finley will run as the Nelson-Creston candidate for the BC Liberals in the upcoming election. Photo submitted

Tanya Finley named Liberal candidate for Nelson-Creston

Finley is president of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce

Tanya Finley will run as the Nelson-Creston candidate for the BC Liberals in the upcoming election. Photo submitted
A search is underway in the Duncan Lake area for Thomas Schrieber of Lardeau. Photo submitted

UPDATE: Missing Lardeau man not found, underwater search called off

Thomas Schreiber was last seen on Sept. 15

A search is underway in the Duncan Lake area for Thomas Schrieber of Lardeau. Photo submitted
Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall speaking at rally April 2016. Photo submitted

Michelle Mungall not seeking re-election

MLA for Nelson-Creston says wants to spend more time with her family

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall speaking at rally April 2016. Photo submitted