Sam Van Schie

Nelson Hydro has been working for months on converting the old alleyway poles into a newer

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.

Nelson Hydro has been working for months on converting the old alleyway poles into a newer
Allison Girvan and Desiree Hall are joint music directors for the Nelson musical Chicago.

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.

Allison Girvan and Desiree Hall are joint music directors for the Nelson musical Chicago.
Nelson couple John Know and Janice Poetsch coach a triathlon training clinic as part of the Mountain Spirit triathlon club. They help get new athletes ready to participate in the Cyswog’n’fun triathlon.

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.

Nelson couple John Know and Janice Poetsch coach a triathlon training clinic as part of the Mountain Spirit triathlon club. They help get new athletes ready to participate in the Cyswog’n’fun triathlon.
Sam Van Schie was a reporter at the Nelson Star for three years.

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.

Sam Van Schie was a reporter at the Nelson Star for three years.
Dale Arsenault plans to re-open The Royal as a family restaurant later this month.

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

Dale Arsenault plans to re-open The Royal as a family restaurant later this month.
Nelson Sports Council is seeking funding for a sports-theme mural on the walls of the Civic Arena.

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 Sports Council is seeking funding for a sports-theme mural on the walls of the Civic Arena.
Nelson Civic Theatre project manager Roger Ley stands at the old concession stand that will be replace this fall

Nelson Civic Theatre to get new concession stand and air conditioner

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

Nelson Civic Theatre project manager Roger Ley stands at the old concession stand that will be replace this fall
Hornorgaphy plays Spiritbar this Saturday.

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.

Hornorgaphy plays Spiritbar this Saturday.
Armed robbery suspects charged, named

UPDATED: More charges added for robbery suspects

New charges relate to prior incidents in Nelson and Castlegar

Armed robbery suspects charged, named
Nelson Chamber of Commerce executive director Tom Thomson tells the provincial minister of social development

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.

Nelson Chamber of Commerce executive director Tom Thomson tells the provincial minister of social development
Nelson and District Credit Union was closed Friday afternoon. Witnesses say the bank was robbed.

UPDATED: Nelson and District Credit Union robbed, suspects arrested

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

Nelson and District Credit Union was closed Friday afternoon. Witnesses say the bank was robbed.

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

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.

Nelson doles out community inititive funding
Sijay James and Niki Hunter show off some of the Nelson t-shirts from the fall/winter line of Love 22. Their spring/summer line will be released in May.

Putting Nelson love on a t-shirt

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

Sijay James and Niki Hunter show off some of the Nelson t-shirts from the fall/winter line of Love 22. Their spring/summer line will be released in May.
Historic video of Nelson on YouTube

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.

Historic video of Nelson on YouTube
Christopher Graham and Tara Hunter show off the new Arc’Teryx soft shell Graham picked out as part of his reward for having the most ski days this season.

Whitewater’s biggest ski bum

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

Christopher Graham and Tara Hunter show off the new Arc’Teryx soft shell Graham picked out as part of his reward for having the most ski days this season.
Peter Defeo

Peter Defeo named Nelson’s Citizen of the Year

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

Peter Defeo
Rupert Keiller and Nadine Tremblay are the writers

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

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

Rupert Keiller and Nadine Tremblay are the writers
Patrick Davis of West Creek Developments

Nelson approves rezoning for golf course development

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

Patrick Davis of West Creek Developments
Shay Kuebler's 'KAROSHI' will be at the Capitol Theatre next Wednesday.

Dance show explores death by overwork

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

Shay Kuebler's 'KAROSHI' will be at the Capitol Theatre next Wednesday.