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This is the time when many charitable organizations collect the majority of their donations.
Now that the final votes have been cast, tallied and announced, it’s time for municipalities and rural areas to get back to business.
It seems fitting to be going to the polls now, considering on Tuesday we were all paying homage to those who have fallen in battle.
Elections are both a boon and a curse to the newsroom and coverage is a double-edged sword.
While federal and provincial elections seem to get all the glory, local elections actually have the most impact on the common person’s life.
With students returning to school this week, we wonder why Friday will be a day off for the kids.
Overall the total compensation paid to the mayor and six councillors would rise from $146,000 per year to $148,000.
The pilot owes his life to the brave people who rushed to the flaming wreckage and managed to pull him to safety.
The ongoing labour strife between the province and its teachers has basically put the students’ futures on hold.
There are more candidates just waiting to announce their intentions to run for council.
The annual Shambahla Music Festival is upon us this weekend. The Star has been on record for several years as an unabashed supporter.
How much are Johnsons Landing property owners supposed to take?
Black Press papers in the West Kootenay decided to join forces to bring a more complete picture to the financial statements.
But how do we differentiate between those who truly need help and those who just want a hand out?
2014 is an election year and silly season, as it is sometimes referred to, will begin once children return to school in September.
If you were one of the thousands of people who attended the Canada Day festivities last weekthen you were likely filled with Canadian pride.
This year there seems to have been a higher than normal number of missing persons reports, many ending tragically.
Regional District of Central Kootenay director Andy Davidoff is asking for a community- by-community breakdown of RDCK spending.
The BC teachers strike, which began in full yesterday, is an example of questionable timing.
Nelson residents have had some close encounters with wildlife in the past few days.