Nelson Star Staff

PHOTOS: Kootenay Pride gets sudsy with car wash fundraiser

PHOTOS: Kootenay Pride gets sudsy with car wash fundraiser

The event was one of several held during Pride Week

PHOTOS: Kootenay Pride gets sudsy with car wash fundraiser
Anyone who has spoken to Corey Westcott or seen his vehicle in the past few days is asked to contact the Nelson Police Department at 250-354-3919 or your local RCMP Detachment.

Missing person: police seeking Corey Westcott

Westcott was last seen Sept. 1

Anyone who has spoken to Corey Westcott or seen his vehicle in the past few days is asked to contact the Nelson Police Department at 250-354-3919 or your local RCMP Detachment.
Kootenay Co-op in Nelson has issued a recall on some meat products that may contain plastic and metal. File photo
Kootenay Co-op in Nelson has issued a recall on some meat products that may contain plastic and metal. File photo
The orange marker indicates the location of yesterday’s wildfire at Selous Creek which has now been extinguished. Map: BC Wildfire Service

Selous Creek fire near Nelson extinguished

The .5 hectare fire was reported on Tuesday

The orange marker indicates the location of yesterday’s wildfire at Selous Creek which has now been extinguished. Map: BC Wildfire Service
The staff at Kaslo Building Supplies in 2017. Photo submitted

One positive COVID-19 test in Kaslo

The staff member is doing well and other staff have tested negative

The staff at Kaslo Building Supplies in 2017. Photo submitted
Hoover Street immediately below the Rail Trail. Where construction will run Sept. 8 to 18. Photo: City of Nelson

Portion of Rail Trail to close until Sept. 18

Construction on the Hoover Street right-of-way has forced the closure

Hoover Street immediately below the Rail Trail. Where construction will run Sept. 8 to 18. Photo: City of Nelson
The Nelson Star will be a bit late coming to your doorstep. File photo

Print edition of Nelson Star delayed

A fire near the printing press has pushed back the Sept. 3 edition

The Nelson Star will be a bit late coming to your doorstep. File photo
Hugs and Slugs! Black Press illustration

Hugs and Slugs: Tennis, huckleberries and graffiti

It’s a slugs-dominated week

Hugs and Slugs! Black Press illustration
Complaint of ‘lewd act’ at Redsands leads to arrest

Complaint of ‘lewd act’ at Redsands leads to arrest

Man faces two counts of indecency

Complaint of ‘lewd act’ at Redsands leads to arrest
Lakeside Park in Nelson. Nelson Star file photo

Elevated bacteria levels in Kootenay Lake at Lakeside Park

The city has issued a swimming advisory, but the beach remains open

Lakeside Park in Nelson. Nelson Star file photo
Water restrictions are now in effect for Nelson residents. Black Press file photo

First water restrictions of summer take effect in Nelson

The Level 1 restrictions apply to watering private property

Water restrictions are now in effect for Nelson residents. Black Press file photo
A raid on two homes in Salmo last week netted drugs and cash and resulted in one arrest. Black Press file photo

Charges pending after Salmo drug bust

A 39-year-old woman was arrested last week

A raid on two homes in Salmo last week netted drugs and cash and resulted in one arrest. Black Press file photo
This scorch mark was the result of a fire on Sunday in Fairview that was started by a decorative globe. Photo submitted

Decorative globe blamed for starting Nelson fire

A fire that damaged the deck, railing, and siding of a home was mostly out when firefighters arrived

This scorch mark was the result of a fire on Sunday in Fairview that was started by a decorative globe. Photo submitted
A fire destroyed a structure in Bonnington on Saturday. Photos courtesy Beasley Fire Department

Fire destroys building in Bonnington

Four departments responded to the Saturday blaze

A fire destroyed a structure in Bonnington on Saturday. Photos courtesy Beasley Fire Department
Nelson police seized fentanyl, cash, and weapons in two separate busts last week. File photo

Three face charges in Nelson fentanyl busts

Two men and a woman were arrested in two separate incidents

Nelson police seized fentanyl, cash, and weapons in two separate busts last week. File photo
L-R: West Kootenay group publisher Pamela Allain, Nelson Star publisher Laura Gellatly and advertising consultant Riley Chapman have joined the Star’s team. Photo: Tyler Harper

Pamela Allain, Laura Gellatly join the Nelson Star

Allain oversees Black Press’s West Kootenay papers, while Gellatly is the Star’s new publisher

L-R: West Kootenay group publisher Pamela Allain, Nelson Star publisher Laura Gellatly and advertising consultant Riley Chapman have joined the Star’s team. Photo: Tyler Harper
Individuals and communities impacted by spring flooding can apply for provincial funds. Photo: Tyler Harper

RDCK: spring flooding financial relief available

The provincial funds are for those affected by flooding in May and early June

Individuals and communities impacted by spring flooding can apply for provincial funds. Photo: Tyler Harper
Provincial funding for local governments is meant to prepare for emergencies such as the flooding in and around Nelson in June. Photo: Tyler Harper

Kootenay communities to receive emergency preparation funding

The provincial grant package includes more than 100 local governments

Provincial funding for local governments is meant to prepare for emergencies such as the flooding in and around Nelson in June. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson police are still searching for artist Darwin Greyeyes, who went missing in 2017. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson police continue to look for missing artist

Darwin Greyeyes was last seen three years ago

Nelson police are still searching for artist Darwin Greyeyes, who went missing in 2017. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning

Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for the region

Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning