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New Selkirk College VPs committed to student-first philosophy

Selkirk College’s leadership team has welcomed two new vice presidents.

  • Jan 11th, 2018

Selkirk College 50th anniversary creates legacy for students

Reminiscing and reflecting on 50 inspiring years of post-secondary education at Selkirk College.

  • Jan 11th, 2018

COLUMN – Out with the old – habits

Anne DeGrace looks at how people can improve themselves for 2018

  • Jan 4th, 2018
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South Nelson Elementary students sing "Wheat Kings"
No phones allowed in this classroom
2018 Polar Bear Swim
VIDEO: Valentine's Day extra sweet for a just-released shark

Stephanie Kellett exhibition opens at Oxygen

‘Re-Wilding: Fire Starter’ runs until Feb. 3

  • Jan 9th, 2018

Selkirk College 50th anniversary creates legacy for students

College creates endowment for future scholarships

  • Jan 9th, 2018

Novels discussed over tea and cookies

Nelson Public Library teams up with the Amnesty International Book Club.

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Nelson musician branches out with help from friends

Bill Lynch received help from 20 musicians on his new album

Nelson sculptor creates work for children’s chemo ward

John McKinnon was one of 60 artists chosen to create work for B.C. Children’s Hospital in Vancouver

Fernie family loses home, community responds

Blankman’s thankful for support from family, friends and strangers

PHOTOS: Splashing into 2018 at the Polar Bear Swim

The annual event was only bearable for the spectators

Cowboy Jim’s long ride

The former Calgary Stampede competitor has tales to tell and bottles to find

VIDEO: Nelson artist creates healing worlds for children

Nichola Lytle was one of 60 artists who contributed to a new Vancouver medical centre

Part III: Saving an Indigenous language by teaching adults and creating an app

A multimedia series with videos and photos from a community Sm’algyax class on B.C.’s North Coast

‘Twas the night before Christmas

Happy Holidays from Santa Claus and Black Press

B.C. student pleads for blood donors to step up

During the holiday season, Canadian Blood Services is begging for platelet and blood donations.

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

Asking kids: What do you want for Christmas?

From changes to smoking laws, to peace on earth, seven-year-olds tell us what they want from Santa

Help Waldorf raise the roof

The Nelson Waldorf School is fundraising to build a new roof

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

Remembering Christmas in the mid-1920s

A little boy’s Christmas memory from more than 90 years ago is featured on the Star’s editorial page today

VIDEO: B.C. chef is cooking with bugs

Jason Malloff is making fine cuisine out of insects

COLUMN: Yarn bombing and Overdude

It was one December that Dewey the Library Elf discovered a new hobby.

  • Dec 21st, 2017