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Shelter gets a second chance

Shelter gets a second chance

Following a closure of over two months, Nelson’s Second Chance shelter has a new director and is accepting animals again.
Three Days in Cairo

Three Days in Cairo

More than 48 hours had passed since Heather Narynski landed in the Cairo International Airport for what was supposed to be a three-hour layover, and the mood was getting tense.
Transit cuts still on table

Transit cuts still on table

The City of Nelson is going to bat against BC Transit, and it’s not alone in the fight.
Sister city spared in Japanese quake

Sister city spared in Japanese quake

Although Nelson’s Japanese sister city escaped the wrath of Friday’s earthquake, a 21-member delegation set to leave tomorrow for Izushi has cancelled its trip.
Tsunami devastates home of Hampton Gray monument

Tsunami devastates home of Hampton Gray monument

A meeting is planned at city hall Wednesday at 9 a.m. to discuss ways to help a town with strong connections to Nelson that was devastated following Friday’s magnitude 9.0 earthquake in Japan.
City worries apartments may be too small

City worries apartments may be too small

The city's planning department is concerned some units in the proposed redevelopment of the old Savoy Hotel may not be big enough for habitation — but the proponent thinks it should be up to the market to decide.
Mungall ‘future’ of the NDP, says Black

Mungall ‘future’ of the NDP, says Black

In her two months as interim leader of the BC NDP, Dawn Black admits it's rare that she's been able to get away from the Lower Mainland to visit other parts of the province.
Nelson Star editor in Ma Murray mix

Nelson Star editor in Ma Murray mix

Late last year, Nelson Star editor Bob Hall put on his cowboy hat and dancing boots and threw himself into the world of community theatre. Now the newspaperman turned thespian is up for a Ma Murray Community Newspaper Award for his coverage of the Capitol Theatre’s Christmas pantomime Showdown at the Hoedown.

Nelson gets on the trail map

Nelson will soon have an official leg of the Trans-Canada Trail, after city council gave its blessing to a route that would take hikers and bikers through the city’s downtown and along the waterfront.

Rick Hansen to be celebrated in Nelson

Mark your calendars — Nelson’s Regional Sports Council is planning a party.