Local News

Nelson to hold open house on cannabis survey results

City staff will review results and present options for regulation

Three Nelson organizations get provincial funding to fight violence against women

The money is part of $6.5 million from the provincial government

Company plans logging near site of Johnsons Landing slide

Cooper Creek Cedar owns two licences between Argenta and Johnsons Landing

Nelson tax increase down from 3% to 2.5 %

CBT grant will cover cost of new emergency operation centre

Residents question 49 Creek mining exploration plan

Company says there are enough checks and balances in place

Burning schedule, free drop off announced

Fire chief releases city’s spring cleaning plans

  • Apr 18th, 2018
She. We. They: The Women Show
Police probe cause after skateboarder dies in collision with semi-truck
Smokers talk pot rules at annual 420 event
TBT: Prince Charles meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Unions file strike notice against CP Rail

Negotiations to continue up till late Friday deadline.

Light, vapour and sun spark false alarm

Fire department received two emergency calls

  • Apr 17th, 2018

Nelson reveals cannabis survey results

1,779 people responded to the survey

BC SPCA seeks cruelty charge after seizing 45 filthy dogs

Dogs found in Victoria-area home; matted with urine and feces

Shambhala Festival buys old Kootenay Co-op building

The space will be used for offices and supplies

Castlegar hosts emotional vigil for Humboldt Broncos

More than 600 people came out to show support for the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus accident.

  • Apr 13th, 2018

School District 8 hopes to sell off properties

Ten properties, which include the sites of former schools, are on the cutting block

New caribou census data shows dire situation across B.C.

‘This is an emergency’

  • Apr 12th, 2018

Detour planned for Hall Street storm sewer work

Cedar Street will be extended to Lakeside Drive

Cannabis dispensary has its licence suspended by city

MMJ Canada’s Vernon Street location has been closed since five employees were arrested last month

Fording River victim identified

Teck Resources identifies Fording River Operations victim as Albertan man, Pat Dwyer.

Big changes at the Star

Larger print edition moves to Thursday

  • Apr 12th, 2018

Blue recycling bags to be phased out

Recycle BC says most are ending up in the landfill

B.C. man dies after rescued from sinking fishing boat

A Prince Rupert fisherman dies after suffering apparent heart attack aboard troubled boat