Sam Van Schie

Hydro conversion nears completion

After months of work in the downtown alleyways, Nelson Hydro has finally connected businesses into its new, higher voltage power system.

Duo helps actors get on the right key

Performers in the show Chicago get vocal help from music directing duo Allison Girvan and Desiree Hall.

Triathlon clinic helps athletes cross the finish line

Each year about a third of the people who sign up for the clinic have never done a triathlon before.

COLUMN: Lots of new faces at the Nelson Star

There’s been something of a changing of the guard going on in the Nelson Star newsroom.

Boomtown owner plans to re-open The Royal

The Royal will re-open later this month as a family restaurant and all-ages entertainment spot

Nelson council balks at price of sports mural

Nelson Regional Sports Council may need to scale down plans for a sports-themed mural at the Civic Arena if it wants city funding

Nelson Civic Theatre to get new concession stand and air conditioner

The theatre society is also planning a huge two-month membership drive

Hornography plays Spiritbar this Saturday

A musical groove-a-thon is bound for Spiritbar this Saturday as Nelson’s Hornography plays a rare club show.

UPDATED: More charges added for robbery suspects

New charges relate to prior incidents in Nelson and Castlegar

Provincial job creation program supports work at Nelson’s CP Rail Station

The provincial minister of social development was in Nelson for a firsthand look at the work underway at the CP Rail Station.

UPDATED: Nelson and District Credit Union robbed, suspects arrested

A male and female are in custody and the cash they stole was recovered

Work-to-rule teacher strike starts today

Teachers will still be teaching classes, communicating with parents and filling out report cards.

Nelson doles out community inititive funding

City of Nelson doled out about $126,000 in community initiative funding to 38 successful applicants at a council meeting Tuesday night.

Putting Nelson love on a t-shirt

A Nelson couple have turned their community pride into a successful small business

Historic video of Nelson on YouTube

Some nearly-century-old video footage of Central school kids filing outside during a fire drill was recently digitized.

Whitewater’s biggest ski bum

Telemark skier Christopher Graham was at Whitewater Ski Resort every single day of operation this past season

Peter Defeo named Nelson’s Citizen of the Year

Peter Defeo is the longest serving auxiliary firefighter with Nelson Fire Rescue

‘Electro Social Club’ comes to The Royal in Nelson this Friday

The interactive theatre/music performance will feature a local cast of supporting actors

Nelson approves rezoning for golf course development

The Crossing at Granite Pointe will bring three townhome condo buildings to Choquette Avenue

Dance show explores death by overwork

In Tokyo it became common for high ranking business executives to die suddenly