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Don’t mess with Bo Estes

Nelson 11-year-old has started his own security company, works local festivals

Search on for ‘Holy Grail’ of Nelson maps

Augustus Koch created a bird’s eye view of Nelson in 1898, but an original copy can’t be found.

  • Aug 16th, 2017

B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims

Hayden Rodgers, 6, fundraises for those affected by the fire and Surrey Memorial Hospital

Nelson in 1917: Fairview considers joining the city, mascot bear escapes

Greg Scott brings us excerpts from the Nelson Daily News in July 1917

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Nelson Pride: more than just a parade

Organizers have four days of events planned to celebrate LGBTQ community

Perseids meteor shower peaks this weekend

Smoke might interfere with viewing, but the show goes on regardless

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Nelson sings O Canada

     

    Canada Day dancing!

       

      Team Island Quad comes to White Rock

         

        Five years of 4x4s

           

          Japanese delegation visits Nelson

          The visitors from Izu-shi were in town to mark the city’s 30-year relationship with Nelson

          Put the ‘Treat’ in treatment with BC Children’s Hospital fundraiser

          Enjoy a Blizzard and help the kids during Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day this Thursday, Aug. 10

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          How to save money while on vacation

          People are encouraged to save energy and cash this summer with the help from B.C. Hydro’s list.

          • Aug 3rd, 2017

          Aspiring electrician wins Bev LaPointe scholarship

          Brooklyn Scorey is the second recipient of the $2,000 award

          ‘In seconds the fire was upon us’ — West Kootenay wildfires in the 1960s

          George Doi tells us about the drama of fighting fires in an earlier time

          • Aug 3rd, 2017

          From Nelson to Nigeria, and back again

          Gynecologist Heather Gottlieb worked with Doctors Without Borders

          From 1952 to 2017: A Nelson high school reunion

          The Star sat down with the classmates preparing for their 65-year high school reunion

          Izu-shi delegation to visit Nelson for long weekend

          The visitors will be part of 30th anniversary events celebrating the cities’ 30-year history

          • Aug 2nd, 2017

          Blue Night meets MarketFest

          Art extravaganza features 17 venues, 40 artists

          Tourism agency active despite wildfires

          Campaigns encourage visitors to be prepared for Nelson visit

          Victoria childcare centre investigated for ‘Fight Club’

          Island Health has launched an investigation after video shows children fighting while supervisors watch.

          Nelson in 1967: ‘a critical and alarming housing shortage’

          From the pages of the Nelson Daily News in July, 1967

          • Jul 29th, 2017

          Fund set up in Danny Rickaby’s memory

          The financial assistance will help aspiring entrepreneurs and local start-ups

          Nelson shelter in need of tents, tarps

          Stepping Stones is asking for donations to help people it has to turn away