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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
B.C. filmmaker to celebrate and satirize ‘the last earnest place on Earth’

B.C. filmmaker to celebrate and satirize ‘the last earnest place on Earth’

Amy Bohigian will create six 10-minute episodes of sketch comedy focused on the charms of Nelson
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
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
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
First Nation cries foul over Columbia River Treaty funding given to other Indigenous groups

First Nation cries foul over Columbia River Treaty funding given to other Indigenous groups

Chair of Sinixt (Arrow Lakes) Confederacy says court action is an option
B.C. senior wins dispute after landlord raises rent over legal limit

B.C. senior wins dispute after landlord raises rent over legal limit

Decision involves seniors housing facilities
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
‘It was terrifying’: B.C. resident recalls Morocco earthquake

‘It was terrifying’: B.C. resident recalls Morocco earthquake

Fiona Richards says the country needs tourist dollars to survive
‘They ran for their lives’: John Vaillant on lessons from Fort McMurray wildfire

‘They ran for their lives’: John Vaillant on lessons from Fort McMurray wildfire

Vaillant’s new book Fire Weather: The Making of a Beast is a wake-up call
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