YEAR 2018

VIDEOS: B.C.’s top local news stories of 2018

VIDEOS: B.C.’s top local news stories of 2018

Black Press Media’s year in review, with our top stories as submitted by our editors

 

Keri Coles reads hate mail aimed at her. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

VIDEO: Black Press Media journalists read hate mail

We share the best of the worst tirades in 2018

 

YEAR IN REVIEW: Council makes rules for recreational cannabis
YEAR IN REVIEW: Council makes rules for recreational cannabis
Matti Erickson won almost every race he competed in this year. Photo: Langley Times
Matti Erickson won almost every race he competed in this year. Photo: Langley Times
Flowers were left at the spot on Baker Street where Matt Reeder was killed in June. Photo: Tyler Harper
Flowers were left at the spot on Baker Street where Matt Reeder was killed in June. Photo: Tyler Harper
Wacky stories from across B.C. you might have missed in 2018

Wacky stories from across B.C. you might have missed in 2018

A singing secretary, butter thieves and a dog being banned from the park for being a dog are just a few

Wacky stories from across B.C. you might have missed in 2018
Lionel Binette, 94 years old, recites In Flanders Fields at this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

YEAR IN REVIEW: The Star’s photos of 2018

Here’s our favourite pics taken by staff

  • Dec 28, 2018
Lionel Binette, 94 years old, recites In Flanders Fields at this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Seventy per cent of the 38 units to be constructed by Nelson CARES at 205 Hall St. will be subsidized, while the remainder will be rented at market value. Illustration: City of Nelson
Seventy per cent of the 38 units to be constructed by Nelson CARES at 205 Hall St. will be subsidized, while the remainder will be rented at market value. Illustration: City of Nelson
The new Nelson Tennis Club opened in September less than a year after it was first pitched. Photo: Tyler Harper

YEAR IN REVIEW: Nelson’s top sports stories of 2018

Reporter Tyler Harper reviews the year’s biggest sports stories

The new Nelson Tennis Club opened in September less than a year after it was first pitched. Photo: Tyler Harper
Greyhound patrons wait for buses in the former Baker Street location of the depot in 1952. Photo courtesy of Touchstones Nelson
Greyhound patrons wait for buses in the former Baker Street location of the depot in 1952. Photo courtesy of Touchstones Nelson
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada celebrate during the venue ceremony after winning the ice dance, free dance figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Ice dancers Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named team of the year

Just one YouTube video of the pair’s Olympic free dance program has almost three million views

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada celebrate during the venue ceremony after winning the ice dance, free dance figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
YEAR IN REVIEW: The Star’s most read letters

YEAR IN REVIEW: The Star’s most read letters

Our readers had plenty to say in 2018

YEAR IN REVIEW: The Star’s most read letters
Logging near Cottonwood Lake, June, 2018. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Logging near Cottonwood Lake, June, 2018. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
QUIZ: 20 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2018

QUIZ: 20 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2018

How well do you know your provincial news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

QUIZ: 20 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2018
Bob Swan

YEAR IN REVIEW: Nelson’s most interesting people

Our annual list of the community members who fascinated us in 2018

Bob Swan
Employees work at Pacific Insight in this 2014 picture. The company’s owner Methode laid off part of its work force in October while moving production to a facility in Mexico. File photo
Employees work at Pacific Insight in this 2014 picture. The company’s owner Methode laid off part of its work force in October while moving production to a facility in Mexico. File photo
Mural by Jerome Davenport at the rear of 502 Baker St. See more photos below. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Mural by Jerome Davenport at the rear of 502 Baker St. See more photos below. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Black Press Media’s best news photographs of 2018

Black Press Media’s best news photographs of 2018

See the story behind our most impactful images of the year

Black Press Media’s best news photographs of 2018
A total of 46 dogs, consisting of American Eskimo, Husky, Border Collie and Samoyed-cross breeds, are receiving veterinary care in Kelowna, Penticton and Quesnel after being seized from a property near Williams Lake

22,000 abused, abandoned animals rescued by the BC SPCA in 2018

Animal abuse and neglect cases highlighted by the BC SPCA from 2018

A total of 46 dogs, consisting of American Eskimo, Husky, Border Collie and Samoyed-cross breeds, are receiving veterinary care in Kelowna, Penticton and Quesnel after being seized from a property near Williams Lake