CHECK THIS OUT: Library offers Summer Reading Club with a twist

There won’t be in-library drop-ins, but there will still be many opportunities to connect with books

  • Jul 8, 2020


Pamela Allain, Laura Gellatly join the Nelson Star

Allain oversees Black Press’s West Kootenay papers, while Gellatly is the Star’s new publisher


Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Plan your visit to BC’s mountain towns

  • Jun 29, 2020


Hidden Places in Nelson

Discover what sits beyond the beaten path

  • Apr 27, 2020

Discover Nelson, BC

Take in a unique blend of outdoor adventure for winter and summer

  • Apr 27, 2020

UPDATE: West Kootenay residents stranded in Peru seek a way home

Two West Kootenay residents are being evacuated by the federal government, others are still waiting

Nelson council commits to 0% tax increase for 2020

Savings will mitigate the effects of COVID-19

GREG SCOTT: News from 1970: Spokane sweeps Nelson in WIHL final

In 1970, snowpack levels were low and Rosemont was being eyed for a new housing scheme

  • Mar 26, 2020

Kootenay Co-op Radio remains on-air, expands programming

But there are many changes in response to COVID-19

  • Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19: An urgent call to the Nelson community for N95 masks

Kootenay Emergency Response Physician Association (KERPA) is looking for donations

  • Mar 24, 2020

Nelson city hall remains open but with changes

Most services, including development applications, must be done online or by email during COVID-19

Nelson grocers: ‘We’re not going to run out of food’

Sales are up, supply chains are reliable, shoppers are calm, say store managers

Consider carbon footprint of building materials, consultant tells Nelson council

‘Embodied carbon’ in foam insulation and concrete raises questions about energy efficiency

Salvation Army closing Nelson thrift store

The Salvation Army has operated in Nelson for 123 years.

  • Feb 27, 2020

1920: The Nasookin gets stuck on a sandbar

News from a century ago compiled by Greg Scott

  • Feb 14, 2020

Allison Girvan’s youth choirs Corazón and Lalin to sing in-the-round concerts Feb. 22 and 23

Touchstones performances are entitled 45/360: forty-five singers, three hundred and sixty degrees

  • Feb 13, 2020

Bad behaviour leads to people banned from Nelson and District Community Complex

Ten people were suspended from the recreation centre last month

Anne DeGrace’s next chapter

The Nelson Public Library’s biggest cheerleader considers life away from the stacks

Nelson Waldorf to host open house Saturday

The event runs 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Jan 29, 2020