Bill Metcalfe

Nelson council approves cannabis business selection system

Nelson council approves cannabis business selection system

City staff will use a scoring matrix using 10 criteria

Nelson council approves cannabis business selection system
Jennifer Craig at Manticore Books in Orillia, Ontario, the home town of legendary Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock, on her way to receive the Leacock Medal for Humour. Photo submitted

Nelson’s Jennifer Craig wins Leacock award

Craig suffered a stroke before the ceremony and is currently in hospital

Jennifer Craig at Manticore Books in Orillia, Ontario, the home town of legendary Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock, on her way to receive the Leacock Medal for Humour. Photo submitted
Jennifer Craig at Manticore Books in Orillia, Ontario, the home town of legendary Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock, on her way to receive the Leacock Medal for Humour. Photo submitted

Nelson’s Jennifer Craig wins Leacock award

Craig suffered a stroke before the ceremony and is currently in hospital

Jennifer Craig at Manticore Books in Orillia, Ontario, the home town of legendary Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock, on her way to receive the Leacock Medal for Humour. Photo submitted
Mayor Deb Kozak at Monday’s meeting. She said the issue is “how to gracefully handle some of the social issues on our streets.” Photo from city council webcast

Nelson council bans ‘nuisance’ behaviour on the street

Also prohibited: obstructing a sidewalk

Mayor Deb Kozak at Monday’s meeting. She said the issue is “how to gracefully handle some of the social issues on our streets.” Photo from city council webcast
Members of Corazón and students from Western University made up part of the community choir. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

VIDEO: 425 singers light up the Nelson arena

An audience of 615 attended Fireworks Community Choir on the weekend

Members of Corazón and students from Western University made up part of the community choir. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Man accused in Baker St. death to appear in Castlegar court Thursday

Man accused in Baker St. death to appear in Castlegar court Thursday

Miles Halverson remains in custody

Man accused in Baker St. death to appear in Castlegar court Thursday
Photo: Albeit Aquaculture website

UPDATE: A fish farm on Kootenay Lake?

Albeit Aquaculture’s notice of intention doesn’t add up

Photo: Albeit Aquaculture website
Former B.C. police chief dies in ATV accident

Former B.C. police chief dies in ATV accident

Ex-Nelson top cop began his career in Vancouver

Former B.C. police chief dies in ATV accident
A police roadblock near Slocan during the hunt for Peter de Groot in 2014. Nelson Star file photo

B.C. man’s family slams watchdog investigation clearing RCMP officer

Report on the death of Peter De Groot ignores crucial issues, family says

A police roadblock near Slocan during the hunt for Peter de Groot in 2014. Nelson Star file photo
Peter de Groot was shot and killed by RCMP officers during a 2014 manhunt. File photo

UPDATED: 3-year wait for probe into police-involved fatal shooting ‘unacceptable’: B.C. RCMP

RCMP officers shot and killed the West Slocan resident after a manhunt

Peter de Groot was shot and killed by RCMP officers during a 2014 manhunt. File photo
The Kootenay Literary Competition’s organizers — from left, Morty Mint, Kathy Hartley and Antonia Banyard — are looking for more volunteers to help them run the event.                                 Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Kootenay Literary Competition returns

The deadline for submissions from writers across the Kootenays is December 31

The Kootenay Literary Competition’s organizers — from left, Morty Mint, Kathy Hartley and Antonia Banyard — are looking for more volunteers to help them run the event.                                 Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.

Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup
The instant, temporary city of Shambhala in 2016. Photo: Bryce Duffy

Organizers preparing for worst as wildfire burns near Shambhala Music Festival

Evacuating 15,000 festival attendees would be easier than evacuating a town: public safety director

The instant, temporary city of Shambhala in 2016. Photo: Bryce Duffy
Eric Lawson has 30 years of experience in community newspapers as a reporter

Black Press names new Kootenay/Boundary publisher

Eric Lawson comes to the West Kootenay/Boundary with three decades of community media experience.

Eric Lawson has 30 years of experience in community newspapers as a reporter
The company that oversees Canada’s air navigation systems says improving the success rate of landings at the airport will be close to impossible.

No fix for Castlegar airport, experts say

The company that oversees Canada’s air navigation systems says improving the success rate of landings will be close to impossible.

The company that oversees Canada’s air navigation systems says improving the success rate of landings at the airport will be close to impossible.