Nelson Star Staff

Mediator requested to assist in School District 8, union talks

Local 748 represents 329 unionized school district employees

Former Liberal candidate endorses Greens in Kootenay-Columbia

Don Johnston says he’ll be voting for Abra Brynne on Oct. 21

Officer shot, man arrested after standoff near Argenta

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

Libertarian candidate out of Kootenay-Columbia race

Terry Tiessen says he did not complete his nomination package

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

Two more candidates to run in Kootenay-Columbia riding

The Animal Protection Party and Libertarian Party will be on the ballot

RCMP: 18 impaired drivers caught in days after Shambhala

Police also found 272 other violations on Monday and Tuesday

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

Funds approved for new Kootenay Lake ferry

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

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

Reduced spring service planned for Kootenay Lake ferry

Expected low lake levels is the reason for the longer wait times

UPDATED: Avalanche control closes Highways 3, 31

Highway 3 between Salmo and Creston expected to be shut down until 4 p.m. Thursday

VIDEO: Kootenay drug users fight stigma with video series

The multi-part series from ANKORS is meant to align with the goals of the Nelson Fentanyl Task Force

Shorter hours announced for Nelway, Carson border crossings

The crossings will close at 8 p.m. beginning Nov. 26

Six babies born in one day in Nelson

Kootenay Lake Hospital’s maternity ward was hectic on July 24