Megan Cole

Nelson food trucks: how much is too much?

Lesley Clint and David Havemann were looking for a way to connect with the Nelson community

Crushed granite sidewalk causes debate at Nelson council

There have been many heated debates around the Nelson council table involving issues such as the legalization of marijuana

The rise of the food cart in Nelson

Offering delectable dining options in a vast array of tastes, food trucks are populating urban streets across North America

Compensation program gets new look in Kootenays

BC Hydro has unveiled the new model for its Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, which takes a more independent and regional approach.

Searching for ways to keep music playing at The Royal

The owners of Nelson's The Royal on Baker share the motivation behind the Save the Royal campaign.

Nelson leaves imprint

Nelson Star reporter and vurb editor Megan Cole bids the community farewell as she heads to Vancouver Island.

Onagawa funds raised by Nelson area not spent

Volunteers involved with fundraising for the devastated town of Onagawa, Japan, are fending off criticism around use of the money.

The winding road brings The Wooden Sky back to Nelson

The Wooden Sky have travelled across Canada, the US and Europe on their longest tour, and now they head back to Nelson.

Red Bull readies for return to Nelson area

Nelson will be back in the extreme sport spotlight this winter as Red Bull prepares to setup for another snowboard series at Baldface Lodge.

Tips for successful holiday entertaining

With the holidays on the horizon, parties areon the rise and that may mean more stress but here are some tips to help.

Council debates merit of water meters for Nelson

The prevalence of water metering may be on the rise in Canada and BC, but city council is divided on whether Nelson should follow the trend.

Nelson reaches out to Zambia

Last week, Nelson signed a municipal partnership agreement with the District of Kaoma, Zambia.

Nelson’s Bob Adams receives Queens Medal

Nelson city councillor Bob Adams is among the latest local recipients of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for community service.

Delhi 2 Dublin returns to Nelson

Delhi 2 Dublin are no strangers to Nelson and the West Kootenays. They've played Shambhala and sold out shows at Spiritbar.

The Great Bloomers return to Nelson as headliners

The last time the Great Bloomers stopped in Nelson they opened for Yukon Blonde, now they are headlining their own tour.

Nelson Police Department board looks for parking cash

The Nelson Police Board is looking to city council for help with the administrative burden

Modern home design concerns Nelson council

Nelson city council have rejected a proposal from a developer to build a narrow, modern home in a heritage neighbourhood.

Nelson’s Festival of Lights not as bright as planned

Plans for Nelson’s Festival of Lights have been scaled back after word came they would only receive $10,000

Two Nelson actors share their paths to Jesus Christ Superstar

It has been 41 years since the iconic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar debuted and now Nelson will show its version.

Nelson city council moves ahead with theatre plan

The Nelson Civic Theatre Society has the support of the City after council voted to develop a letter of intent.