Nelson Star

Agreement reached to help Slocan Valley couple remove home in slide zone

The RDCK is going to pitch in

  • Jan 15, 2021


Canadian swimmer Brent Hayden hopes his swim comeback is for Tokyo

Hayden got back into the pool after a seven-year hiatus because he fell in love with swimming again

  • Jan 15, 2021


Creston resident wins $500k through Lotto ticket

"I was surprised. I wasn't sure if it was true or not."

  • Jan 15, 2021


Late season start frustrating for Nakusp ski hill

Summit Ski Hill only just opened Jan. 14

  • Jan 15, 2021

Nelson by-election nomination deadlines set

Candidacies must be registered between Feb. 9 and Feb. 19

  • Jan 15, 2021

Province adds land to Valhalla and Purcell parks

Both additions enhance the parks' ecological values, the province says

RCMP arrest woman who fired shots at Salmo home

The woman allegedly discharged a firearm early Friday morning

  • Jan 15, 2021

Two more COVID-19 deaths at Vernon care home

Heritage Square has now lost seven people due to the outbreak

  • Jan 15, 2021

UPDATED: Nelson Hydro: Wind storm caused unprecedented damage to infrastructure

We've added updated timelines from Nelson Hydro

2 students arrested in assault of transgender girl at Lower Mainland school

Mother says daughter was targeted because of how she identifies

  • Jan 14, 2021

No evidence that killer was in ‘psychotic state’ during Abbotsford school stabbing: Crown

Second day of closing arguments at 'not criminally responsible' hearing for Gabriel Klein

  • Jan 14, 2021

School District 8 schools to pilot student tracking cards for buses

Students in Salmo and Crawford Bay will be issued the tech

Controversial Chilliwack trustee causes stir online after sleeping, smoking during Zoom meeting

Chilliwack school board also asked Barry Neufeld to resign due to controversial Facebook post

  • Jan 13, 2021

COVID death at North Okanagan care home

First death recorded from coronavirus at Creekside Landing

  • Jan 13, 2021

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake

Four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19

  • Jan 13, 2021

Killer was in ‘psychotic state’ when he stabbed 2 girls at Abbotsford school: defence

Closing arguments underway in 'not criminally responsible' hearing for Gabriel Klein

  • Jan 13, 2021

LETTER: Brainwashing comes to Canada and Nelson

From reader Mary Nishio

  • Jan 13, 2021

UPDATE: Gusty winds results in power outages across the Creston Valley

Gusts reached speeds of 50 to 70 km/h, according to Environment Canada. As of Thursday, FortisBC is reporting that a total of 536 homes in the Boswell and Gray Creek area is still without power. In the Walkers, Kootenay Bay and Crawford Bay region, there are 864 residences still without power.

  • Jan 13, 2021

UPDATED: Nelson windstorm cuts power, closes some schools

The storm left debris and downed trees across the region

  • Jan 13, 2021