Nelson Star

Nelson Leafs open playoffs with win

The Leafs downed the Spokane Braves 4-1


Sexual assault stories from treeplanting camps ‘shocking but not surprising’

Contractors' association is working with trainers to create respectful culture


Habitat for Humanity seeks board members in Kootenays

Helping build affordable homes takes planning, volunteers and commitment

  • Feb 27, 2020


Salvation Army closing Nelson thrift store

The Salvation Army has operated in Nelson for 123 years.

  • Feb 27, 2020

LETTER: Climate policy and flow charts

From reader Ron Robinson

  • Feb 26, 2020

Missing Nelson woman found dead

Police say there is no evidence of a crime in the death of Heather Gunderson

  • Feb 26, 2020

Hospital parking fees needed, but changes to payment system possible, health minister says

B.C. health minister Adrian Dix says hospital parking doesn't need to be so stressful

  • Feb 25, 2020

LETTER: How to protect our grandchildren

From reader Diana van Eyk

  • Feb 25, 2020

Nelson to hold open house on bike routes

City wants to discuss its plans with the public and get input

Police ID man found dead in Vallican after probe leads to no arrests

Forty-seven-year-old Aaron Graham, of Vallican, has been identified as the man killed

  • Feb 25, 2020

Two B.C. men plead guilty to bus-terminal assault of man with autism in Ontario

Parmvir Chahil and Jaspaul Uppal due to be sentenced in June for aggravated assault

  • Feb 25, 2020

Nelson’s Jesse Pineiro named B.C. boxing coach of the year

Pineiro and his fighters from Nelson Boxing Club were honoured at provincials

Supreme Court of Canada will hear Sinixt appeal May 12

B.C. has appealed Indigenous hunting case through several levels of court starting in Nelson in 2016

Leafs, Nitehawks to decide division title Saturday

The regular season ends in Nelson with both teams tied on points

  • Feb 22, 2020

Martial Arts for Justice aims to help 500 genocide survivors in Rwanda in 2020

The Nelson-based charity has also debuted its own YouTube channel

  • Feb 22, 2020

Nelson Leafs lose to Beaver Valley, will face Spokane in playoffs

Reid Wilson also finished the regular season third overall in scoring

Nelson Nordic Ski Club fundraising for new groomer

The club's current machine is beginning to break down

  • Feb 22, 2020

LETTER: Weaver unreliable

From reader Charles Jeanes

  • Feb 21, 2020

New ‘hub’ model takes regional approach to doctor recruitment in West Kootenay

Kootenay-Boundary a provincial leader in effectively attracting doctors to work here

  • Feb 21, 2020

VIDEO: B.C. senior recalls ‘crazy’ wartime decision to grab bear cub from den

Henry Martens - now 96 - says he was lucky to be alive after youthful decision to enter a bear's den

  • Feb 21, 2020