Nelson Star Staff

The Village of Kaslo says it won’t host Kaslo May Days this year. Photo: Tyler Harper

Kaslo May Days cancelled as precaution

The scrapped event is one of several changes made by the village

The Village of Kaslo says it won’t host Kaslo May Days this year. Photo: Tyler Harper
Trails across B.C. are being shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo: Tyler Shuey/Kitsap News Group

UPDATED: West Kootenay trails closed by outbreak

Here’s a running list of affected trails

Trails across B.C. are being shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo: Tyler Shuey/Kitsap News Group
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Police warn of thefts from unlocked cars in Nelson area

A rise in incidents is prompting police to ask drivers lock their doors

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Rosemont Elementary’s Tim Mushumanski is among the principals being shuffled around School District 8. Photo: Tyler Harper

Kootenay Lake school district shuffles administrators

New principals for L.V. Rogers, Mount Sentinel, Salmo

Rosemont Elementary’s Tim Mushumanski is among the principals being shuffled around School District 8. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Nelson and District Community Complex is among several facilities being closed in the Regional District of Central Kootenay. Photo: Tyler Harper

Recreation facilities shut down by Regional District of Central Kootenay

The Nelson Civic Theatre and Nelson and District Youth Centre are also closing

The Nelson and District Community Complex is among several facilities being closed in the Regional District of Central Kootenay. Photo: Tyler Harper
Kaslo May Days and its popular logger sports competition is among the many cancelled events in the region. Photo: Tyler Harper

COVID-19 cancellations in the Nelson region

Here’s a running list of events and businesses affected by the outbreak

Kaslo May Days and its popular logger sports competition is among the many cancelled events in the region. Photo: Tyler Harper
Check this page regularly for stories about how the COVID-19 outbreak impacts Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson and COVID-19: everything you need to know

Check this page for every local story related to the outbreak

Check this page regularly for stories about how the COVID-19 outbreak impacts Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
The Leafs celebrate after a goal during their 5-0 win in Fruitvale on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times

Leafs shut out Nitehawks in Game 2

Anderson Violette made 32 saves in Nelson’s 5-0 win

The Leafs celebrate after a goal during their 5-0 win in Fruitvale on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times
Local snow sculptors Alex Avelino Lynn Vanpelt and Shayna Stonehouse will represent B.C. at a national competition. Photo submitted

Nelson snow sculptors to compete at national event

Alex Avelino Lynn Vanpelt and Shayna Stonehouse will represent B.C.

Local snow sculptors Alex Avelino Lynn Vanpelt and Shayna Stonehouse will represent B.C. at a national competition. Photo submitted
Nelson’s Ian Walgren won four medals at the Special Olympic Canada Winter Games. Photo submitted

Ian Walgren wins medal haul at Special Olympic Canada Winter Games

The Nelson speedskater took home a gold, silver and two bronze medals

Nelson’s Ian Walgren won four medals at the Special Olympic Canada Winter Games. Photo submitted
L-R: Riel Martinez, coach Jesse Pineiro, Leah Eberle and Makalu Babott took part in a boxing card in Spokane on Saturday. Photo submitted

Nelson boxers win at Spokane card

Riel Martinez and Makalu Babott both earned victories

L-R: Riel Martinez, coach Jesse Pineiro, Leah Eberle and Makalu Babott took part in a boxing card in Spokane on Saturday. Photo submitted
Nelson’s Leo Grypma finished eighth at a CrossFit event in Miami. Photo submitted

Leo Grypma finishes 8th at CrossFit event in Miami

The Nelson native was competing at Wodapalooza

Nelson’s Leo Grypma finished eighth at a CrossFit event in Miami. Photo submitted
Interior Health says ophthalmology clinics will be offered two days a week in Nelson. File photo

Interior Health: Ophthalmology services return to Nelson in April

Twice weekly clinics will be available at Kootenay Lake Hospital

Interior Health says ophthalmology clinics will be offered two days a week in Nelson. File photo
Kristina Little and Nathan Small competed at the mixed curling doubles provincials in Hope. Photo submitted

Small, Little finish 5th at mixed doubles provincials

The local curlers lost a tight tiebreaker

Kristina Little and Nathan Small competed at the mixed curling doubles provincials in Hope. Photo submitted
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Leafs take 3-0 series lead

Nelson rallied to beat Spokane 6-5 in Game 3

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Nelson Star reporter Tyler Harper has been nominated for a Ma Murray Award for his feature on late radio host Andreas Pittinger, seen here at Kootenay Co-op Radio. Photo submitted

Nelson Star writer nominated for Ma Murray Award

For the second straight year, Tyler Harper is a finalist in the Feature Article category

Nelson Star reporter Tyler Harper has been nominated for a Ma Murray Award for his feature on late radio host Andreas Pittinger, seen here at Kootenay Co-op Radio. Photo submitted
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Nelson Leafs extend head coach DiBella through next season

DiBella is in his second tenure as Leafs coach

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Nelson’s Maya Abraham won bronze at the BC Winter Games. Photo courtesy BC Winter Games

Nelson skier wins bronze at BC Winter Games

Maya Abraham finished third in a cross-country event

Nelson’s Maya Abraham won bronze at the BC Winter Games. Photo courtesy BC Winter Games
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Leafs, Nitehawks to decide division title Saturday

The regular season ends in Nelson with both teams tied on points

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Dryden Hunt was awarded for his play with the AHL’s Springfield Thunderbirds. File photo

Nelson’s Dryden Hunt, Noah Quinn earn hockey accolades

Hunt and Quinn were awarded for their recent play

Dryden Hunt was awarded for his play with the AHL’s Springfield Thunderbirds. File photo