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Bill Metcalfe

Bill Metcalfe

I have lived in Nelson since 1994 and worked as a reporter at the Nelson Star since 2015. I report on a mix of topics including municipal government, social issues and the arts with my work earning several provincial journalism awards.

Phone
250-352-1890
Email
bill.metcalfe@nelsonstar.com

Recent Work by Bill

U.S. group wants formal assessment of massive B.C. back country ski resort

U.S. group wants formal assessment of massive B.C. back country ski resort

Colville Confederated Tribes seeks engagement on the Zincton project on 5,000 hectares near Kaslo
Roadside B.C. homeless camp endures rocks, fireworks, from passing cars

Roadside B.C. homeless camp endures rocks, fireworks, from passing cars

Winter shelter options limited, public harassment common for people without homes in Nelson
Pilot lands plane on Kootenay highway after engine failure

Pilot lands plane on Kootenay highway after engine failure

No one injured in incident north of Salmo
B.C. hydro companies, feds accused of ignoring kokanee salmon in Kootenays

B.C. hydro companies, feds accused of ignoring kokanee salmon in Kootenays

Groups say BC Hydro and FortisBC have violated Fisheries Act for decades
Satellite imagery tracks logging of B.C. old-growth forests

Satellite imagery tracks logging of B.C. old-growth forests

Forest Eye also uses government data and time-lapse video to identify incursions into old growth
B.C. man sues Nelson police and city, alleging assault and wrongful detention

B.C. man sues Nelson police and city, alleging assault and wrongful detention

Ron Bendle claims Sgt. Nate Holt used excessive force in a 2021 traffic stop
B.C. city ponders allowing natural burials in cemetery

B.C. city ponders allowing natural burials in cemetery

Nelson city council has asked its staff to examine an existing bylaw
B.C. protesters arrested at logging site stuck in legal limbo

B.C. protesters arrested at logging site stuck in legal limbo

Attempts to treat civil injunctions as criminal matters becomes more common in environmental cases
Nelson man guilty of manslaughter in death of Abbotsford officer

Nelson man guilty of manslaughter in death of Abbotsford officer

Alex Willness hit Allan Young with his skateboard in downtown Nelson in 2020
PHOTOS: Nelson fashion show features wearable art made of trash

PHOTOS: Nelson fashion show features wearable art made of trash

The show attracted some very skilled designers to work with throw-away materials
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