Exhibit curator Greg Nesteroff makes a point. Photo: Tyler Harper

Exhibit curator Greg Nesteroff makes a point. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson newspaper history exhibit opens

Exhibit curated by Greg Nesteroff features Nelson newspapers back to 1890

Greg Nesteroff’s exhibit Kootenay News opened Saturday at Touchstones Nelson with a panel discussion at featuring former Express publisher Nelson Becker, former Daily News and Star editor Bob Hall, former Daily News reporters Kathleen Rodgers and Rita Moir, and former Daily News office manager and historian Greg Scott. The exhibit runs until Feb. 17 and includes front pages, ephemera, photographs, and artifacts — including the iconic Nelson Daily News sign, salvaged when the paper’s longtime home was sold in 2011.

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A panel discussion at Touchstones Nelson Saturday included, from left: Nelson Becker, Greg Nesteroff, Rita Moir, Bob Hall, Greg Scott, Kathleen Rodgers. Photo: Tyler Harper

A panel discussion at Touchstones Nelson Saturday included, from left: Nelson Becker, Greg Nesteroff, Rita Moir, Bob Hall, Greg Scott, Kathleen Rodgers. Photo: Tyler Harper

The panel. Photo: Tyler Harper

The panel. Photo: Tyler Harper

Greg Nesteroff and Greg Scott. Photo: Tyler Harper

Greg Nesteroff and Greg Scott. Photo: Tyler Harper