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Bill Metcalfe

Bill Metcalfe

I have lived in Nelson since 1994 and worked as a reporter at the Nelson Star since 2015. I report on a mix of topics including municipal government, social issues and the arts with my work earning several provincial journalism awards.

Phone
250-352-1890
Email
bill.metcalfe@nelsonstar.com

Recent Work by Bill

Downtown Nelson bear-resistant bins won’t happen any time soon, mayor says

Downtown Nelson bear-resistant bins won’t happen any time soon, mayor says

Bins will have to wait for the multi-year downtown re-design project
Q&A: Kidnapping survivor, author Amanda Lindhout to speak in Nelson

Q&A: Kidnapping survivor, author Amanda Lindhout to speak in Nelson

Lindhout will speak about recovery after 15 months of violent captivity in Somalia
SS Moyie restoration wins Heritage BC award

SS Moyie restoration wins Heritage BC award

The $800,000 project included weather-proofing the entire vessel
Hume Hotel wins heritage award for restoration of sign

Hume Hotel wins heritage award for restoration of sign

The directional sign is painted on the historic K.W.C. building in Nelson
St. Joseph School in Nelson to celebrate 125th anniversary

St. Joseph School in Nelson to celebrate 125th anniversary

Event takes place June 8
‘Silent sentinels’: Nelson’s Cold War air raid sirens still stand

‘Silent sentinels’: Nelson’s Cold War air raid sirens still stand

One of the five sirens is now housed at the Nelson museum, others are decomissioned
Run Like a Mother raises $13,000 for local community

Run Like a Mother raises $13,000 for local community

RDCK voters firmly reject curbside waste pickup

RDCK voters firmly reject curbside waste pickup

1157 residents of Areas F and H voted voted — a 30 per cent turnout
Nelson council considers changes to parkade fees and charging for residential parking permits

Nelson council considers changes to parkade fees and charging for residential parking permits

One stated goal is to make parking pay for itself and not draw on taxation
‘A stage in the air’: Discover Circus showcases aerial skills at Capitol Theatre

‘A stage in the air’: Discover Circus showcases aerial skills at Capitol Theatre

120 young people
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