Will Johnson

Touchstones Nelson combines genres

Museum will host poet Emily Nilsen and musician Oliver Swain this week.

Independent candidate vows to give away half his salary

Jesse O’Leary has written a contract with the residents of Nelson-Creston.

Nelson-Creston election candidates weigh in on housing, education

Our first Q&A with the five candidates running for MLA in the May 9 provincial election.

Why can’t Nelson recycle glass?

Financial constraints have foiled local ambitions to recycle glass.

Jonathan Robinson searches for a new angle

Filmmaker drawn to projects with social relevance, recently took home a Kootenay Music Award.

Nelson Human Library: Read me like a book

The Star interviews trans father Kori Doty as part of Nelson’s Human Library Project.

Wildfire risk remains high in Nelson

Experts presented to council on the risks Monday afternoon.

South Nelson Elementary reaches out to their “street friends”

School-wide sock drive culminated with donation to the Salvation Army and the Nelson Street Outreach Society.

Steel Magnolias, Kootenay-style

Six local ladies star in stage adaptation of classic movie.

Is it time to upgrade Nelson’s parking meters?

The city is researching new technologies and aims to replace aging machines.

Pot advocate preaches at Prestige

Dana Larsen invited audience to join “biggest civil disobedience movement in history”.

Recycling rules confuse Nelson residents

Tensions are rising over recycling, the Star investigates.

Helen Jameson named Citizen of the Year

Blewett woman has been rescuing and caring for wildlife since 1966.

Winners announced for Kootenay Music Awards

Moontricks, Alpine Conspiracy, Clayton Parson recognized among others.

Should paramedics be an essential service?

Province-wide petition comes to Nelson, calls for referendum.

Time to blare Baker Street Blues

Nelson quartet releases first album Turn up the Heat.

What he lost

Wally Penner grew up in town submerged by the Columbia River Treaty.

Formidable Foster

The Star celebrates Nelson’s first female city councillor on International Women’s Day.

John Cooper takes it a little farther

Kootenay artist will showcase life’s work at the Langham on March 10.

Carfentanil bust in Nelson

Cops call for carfentanil harm reduction strategy.