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Nelson council approves special parking for new rental units

The winter arrangement will help new residents of an extremely steep city block

Province loses Sinixt hunting appeal

Court rules the Sinixt are legitimately aboriginal people under the Constitution

Columbia River Treaty: What’s on the table?

Since the 1960s much has changed: the climate, the value of hydro power, and U.S. irrigation needs

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Nichola Lytle and the Children's Healing Experience Project (2)
Nichola Lytle and the Children's Healing Experience Project
VIDEO: Protesters rally for affordable housing ahead of B.C. budget
Rare sperm whale spotted in B.C. coastal waters

Nelson court hears appeal in Sinixt hunting case

The crown is appealing Richard Desautel’s not guilty verdict

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Nelson taxpayers subsidize rural recycling

A change will come soon because the rural areas of the RDCK are expected to sign on with Recycle BC.

The Star’s best photos of 2017

Here are our favourite images of the past year

2017’s top stories No. 1: The Harrop Creek wildfire

Harrop and Procter residents were under evacuation alert for nearly two months

RCMP divers recover missing 10-year-old’s body in Arrow Lake

Boy was in vehicle that rolled into lake and sank on Wednesday.

2017’s top stories No. 2: Nelson council draws up cannabis rules

City hall created rules for medical cannabis sales and banned recreational cannabis outlets

2017’s top stories No. 4: Nelson heist linked to fatal crash near Hope

Anthony Cortez, 38, was arrested in Revelstoke on September 20

2017’s top stories No. 5: Wildfire causes Shambhala evacuation alert

A fire was within nine kilometres of the annual music festival

2017’s top stories No. 10: The search for Alvin Dunic

The Crawford Bay teacher went missing in May

2017’s most interesting people

Ten individuals who led, charmed and stole the spotlight

2017’s top stories No. 7: Sinixt win twice

Decisions from a court and the RDCK caught readers’ attention

2017’s top stories No. 6: Businesses decry downtown plans

A letter signed by 52 businesses protested the city’s downtown revitalization draft

2017’s top stories No. 8: Ymir fights for its watershed

The issue evolved into a broader debate about logging

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2017’s top stories No. 9: Fentanyl crisis tackled locally

Several public events were held at preventing overdose deaths