Nelson Star Staff

RCMP responded to a report early Friday morning of a suspect firing a gun at a Salmo home. Photo: Black Press

RCMP arrest woman who fired shots at Salmo home

The woman allegedly discharged a firearm early Friday morning

RCMP responded to a report early Friday morning of a suspect firing a gun at a Salmo home. Photo: Black Press
A weather alert has been issued for Highway 3.
A weather alert has been issued for Highway 3.
Environment Canada has issued a snow warning for the West Kootenay. File photo

Environment Canada: Major winter storm to hit West Kootenay

The Kootenay Pass is expected to receive up to 40 centimetres of snow

Environment Canada has issued a snow warning for the West Kootenay. File photo
The Nelson Police Department says a man was arrested and will be charged following a non-life-threatening stabbing at the Chahko-Mika Mall on Dec. 12. File photo

Man in hospital after stabbing at Nelson mall

The suspect is in custody and is awaiting charges

The Nelson Police Department says a man was arrested and will be charged following a non-life-threatening stabbing at the Chahko-Mika Mall on Dec. 12. File photo
Police are searching for the driver of a red Mini Cooper who was travelling erratically near Nelson. Photo: Submitted

Police searching for driver of Mini Cooper after chase near Nelson

The driver was reported as travelling erratically

Police are searching for the driver of a red Mini Cooper who was travelling erratically near Nelson. Photo: Submitted
Salmo’s Legion says a member who attended its Remembrance Day ceremony has COVID-19. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Salmo Legion says member who attended Remembrance Day ceremony has COVID-19

It’s the 10th known case in Salmo this week

Salmo’s Legion says a member who attended its Remembrance Day ceremony has COVID-19. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Police have put out a new bulletin today about the disappearance of Cory Westcott. Photo submitted

Police still searching for Cory Westcott of Nelson

The 34-year-old man has been missing since Sept. 1

Police have put out a new bulletin today about the disappearance of Cory Westcott. Photo submitted
COVID-19. Image: CDC

COVID-19 case confirmed in Salmo

An employee of Salmo Community Services tested positive

COVID-19. Image: CDC
Environment Canada has issued a snow warning for the Kootenays on Friday. File photo

Environment Canada issues snow warning for Friday

Two-to-10 centimetres is expected to fall

Environment Canada has issued a snow warning for the Kootenays on Friday. File photo
A search is underway in the Duncan Lake area for Thomas Schreiber of Lardeau. Photo submitted

Missing Lardeau man not found, underwater search called off

Thomas Schreiber was last seen on Sept. 15

A search is underway in the Duncan Lake area for Thomas Schreiber of Lardeau. Photo submitted
Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall speaking at rally April 2016. Photo submitted

B.C. jobs minister not seeking re-election

Michelle Mungall says wants to spend more time with her family

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall speaking at rally April 2016. Photo submitted
Anyone who has spoken to Corey Westcott or seen his vehicle in the past few days is asked to contact the Nelson Police Department at 250-354-3919 or your local RCMP Detachment.

Missing person: police seeking Corey Westcott

Westcott was last seen Sept. 1

Anyone who has spoken to Corey Westcott or seen his vehicle in the past few days is asked to contact the Nelson Police Department at 250-354-3919 or your local RCMP Detachment.
Kootenay Co-op in Nelson has issued a recall on some meat products that may contain plastic and metal. File photo
Kootenay Co-op in Nelson has issued a recall on some meat products that may contain plastic and metal. File photo
The staff at Kaslo Building Supplies in 2017. Photo submitted

One positive COVID-19 test in Kaslo

The staff member is doing well and other staff have tested negative

The staff at Kaslo Building Supplies in 2017. Photo submitted
Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning

Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for the region

Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning
West Kootenay motorist injured after spending all night trapped under vehicle

West Kootenay motorist injured after spending all night trapped under vehicle

Unidentified driver was airlifted to hospital in Kelowna

West Kootenay motorist injured after spending all night trapped under vehicle
Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm warning for the West Kootenay, Kootenay Lake and Boundary regions. File photo

Environment Canada: Thunderstorm warning for West Kootenay, Boundary

A storm may develop south of the border and arrive Thursday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm warning for the West Kootenay, Kootenay Lake and Boundary regions. File photo
RCMP say a man’s body has been found in a cabin near Nelson. File photo

Body of man found in cabin near Nelson

RCMP don’t believe criminality was a factor in the death

RCMP say a man’s body has been found in a cabin near Nelson. File photo
Nelson firefighters responded to a blaze Tuesday morning near the corner of Nelson Avenue and Chatham Street in Fairview, which threw up a huge column of smoke. Photos: Tyler Harper and Rod Kellner

UPDATED: Fire destroys home in Nelson

A huge column of smoke could be seen throughout the city

Nelson firefighters responded to a blaze Tuesday morning near the corner of Nelson Avenue and Chatham Street in Fairview, which threw up a huge column of smoke. Photos: Tyler Harper and Rod Kellner
Springer Creek campground near Slocan on May 31. Photo: Dave Fredrickson
Springer Creek campground near Slocan on May 31. Photo: Dave Fredrickson