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Grease auditions set for the Capitol

Black productions is bringing 50s musical to town.

  • Dec 11th, 2017

Where are Nelson’s downtown Christmas lights?

People have been voicing their complaints to the Star about this, so we decided to look into it

Breakfast gives kids a big boost

Books, toys and cash donated

  • Dec 11th, 2017
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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

Paul Saso releases Kootenay Inspired at Touchstones Nelson

Eight years in the making, Saso’s book looks at the people who inspire him in our community

Local fabric artist Kate Bridger opens exhibit at Nelson Public Library

Bridger will be exhibited at the Nelson Public Library until Dec. 31

PHOTOS: Santa Parade hits Baker Street

On Saturday hundreds gathered to watch Santa come to town

Nakusp’s history being perserved in digital form

“Every single family has a story to tell”, says archivist

Henman family releases CD

Nelson actor, singer and director Pat Henman isn’t the only talented musician in the family.

  • Dec 9th, 2017

COLUMN: 100 years since the Halifax explosion

Greg Scott looks at significant events from the past 100 years.

  • Dec 8th, 2017

COLUMN: Trimming back for the holidays

Anne DeGrace talks about cutting back over Christmas

  • Dec 8th, 2017

Yukon the dog safely home after two weeks lost on the Alaska Highway

Trucker returns lost dog back to his home in North Pole, AK

Boating BC reminds boaters about the do’s and don’t’s for winter boat storage

Taking the time and effort to properly store your boat for colder weather is important

  • Dec 7th, 2017

Mountain Transport Institute helps drive learning at Selkirk College

This year’s class thanks MTI’s owner/CEO Andy Roberts and his team for these valuable learning tools.

  • Dec 7th, 2017

Unusually large tip returned by honest B.C. restaurant

A Vernon mother is thrilled by one business owner’s honesty

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Nelson voted No. 2 ski town in North America

Nelson was honoured in a USA Today poll

VIDEO: Dreaming up the future in Nelson’s hacker space

‘Liam is telling me he thinks he can build a house. He’s eight years old.’

Rice, beans, and healing: nursing students fund-raise for Guatemala trip

The goal for the students is working in solidarity with local people

  • Nov 30th, 2017

Melodie Rae Storey invents outside-the-box teen programs at Nelson library

‘It feels so fresh to be around them’

  • Nov 28th, 2017

Alice in Nelsonland opens on Thursday

The 30th annual Christmas Pantomime brings together children and adults to make theatre accessible

GivingTuesday: Global day of giving Nov. 28

The event follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday

  • Nov 26th, 2017