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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

Two Nelson teachers welcome B.C.’s plan to restrict phones in classrooms

Two Nelson teachers welcome B.C.’s plan to restrict phones in classrooms

Premier David Eby says changes come into effect in September
New plans revealed for Nelson’s proposed climbing gym

New plans revealed for Nelson’s proposed climbing gym

Building is expected to be complete in late 2026
West Kootenay ecologists react to B.C.’s new biodiversity plan

West Kootenay ecologists react to B.C.’s new biodiversity plan

The deadline for public comments to the government is Jan. 31
Local filmmaker to celebrate and satirize Nelson in new TV series

Local filmmaker to celebrate and satirize Nelson in new TV series

Amy Bohigian will create six 10-minute episodes of sketch comedy
‘The law needs to be changed’: Nelson group rallies in support of safe drug supply

‘The law needs to be changed’: Nelson group rallies in support of safe drug supply

Rally supports Vancouver group in court for openly selling tested drugs
UPDATE: Man who killed Abbotsford officer in Nelson sentenced to 5 years

UPDATE: Man who killed Abbotsford officer in Nelson sentenced to 5 years

Alex Willness was previously found guilty of manslaughter in the 2020 death of Allan Young
In new play, Nelson’s Hiromoto Ida highlights ‘invisible, quiet moments’

In new play, Nelson’s Hiromoto Ida highlights ‘invisible, quiet moments’

Vacant Lot runs Jan. 18, 19 and 20 at the Capitol Theatre
Nelson police officers disciplined for 2020 workplace misconduct

Nelson police officers disciplined for 2020 workplace misconduct

Two of the three officers resigned from the force before the disciplinary hearing was completed
Nelson City Council signs letter calling for ‘immediate cessation of hostilities’ in Gaza

Nelson City Council signs letter calling for ‘immediate cessation of hostilities’ in Gaza

Letter calls on the federal government to push for peace
Study asks West Kootenay employers if they would support recruitment agency

Study asks West Kootenay employers if they would support recruitment agency

Employers and job seekers are invited to fill out online survey by Dec. 8
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