Nelson Star Staff

UPDATE: Fire finally out at Villa Motel in Nelson

Fire crews spent most of Wednesday trying to contain the blaze

Two Nelson Police officers investigated for misconduct

The investigations were made public in an annual report

Officer shot, man arrested after standoff north of Nelson

The officer suffered non-life threatening injuries

Fraudster pretending to be Nelson RCMP

A woman claiming to be an officer tried to scam a local resident

Kootenay Ferry to shut down Thursday afternoon

The ferry will stop servicing Balfour and Kootenay Bay as of 2:45 p.m. until Friday morning

Workplace accident near Kaslo leads police to grow-op bust

RCMP seized approximately 11,000 cannabis plants

Shambhala organizers move festival date due to wildfire risk in Kootenays

The decision was made following talks with the provincial and regional governments

RCMP: 18 impaired drivers caught in days after Shambhala

Police also found 272 other violations on Monday and Tuesday

Nelson police apprehend man who left Trail mental health facility

The male was considered a risk to himself and others

UPDATED: MV Balfour ferry returns to service

The 65-year-old ferry had been out of action for a month

ANKORS warns of deadly pills found in West Kootenay

The synthetic cannabinoid AMB-FUBINACA was discovered during drug testing

Police investigating felling of old cedars at Cottonwood Lake

One of the cedars was 300 to 450 years old

Funds approved for new Kootenay Lake ferry

The ferry will have almost twice the capacity of the current MV Balfour

Funds approved for new Kootenay Lake ferry

The ferry will have almost twice the capacity of the current MV Balfour

Nelson Star wins six community news awards

Reporter Tyler Harper took home the top prize for best feature at the 2019 Ma Murray Awards in Richmond

U.S. and Canada continue to talk Columbia River Treaty

Katrine Conroy says flood risk and hydro power were topics of discussion

VIDEO: Trip to Nelson featured on Price is Right

A six-night stay in Nelson was one of the show’s prizes

Kokanee angling season on Kootenay Lake limited to just four days

Last year fishers could catch kokanee for 28 days

Wilson scores in OT as Leafs even series

Nelson won 2-1 against Beaver Valley in Game 2

Driver critically injured in crash near Nelson

A 40-year-old man was ejected from his car in a collision