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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

Q&A: Kidnapping survivor, author Amanda Lindhout to speak in Nelson

Q&A: Kidnapping survivor, author Amanda Lindhout to speak in Nelson

Lindhout will speak about recovery after 15 months of violent captivity in Somalia
‘Silent sentinels’: Nelson’s Cold War air raid sirens still stand

‘Silent sentinels’: Nelson’s Cold War air raid sirens still stand

One of the five sirens is now housed at the Nelson museum, others are decomissioned
MELTDOWN: As water dries up, Creston Valley’s farmers worry for the future

MELTDOWN: As water dries up, Creston Valley’s farmers worry for the future

RDCK is studying the feasibility of additional water sources for the area
Sinixt Confederacy conducts ethnohistory training for West Kootenay businesses, organizations, governments

Sinixt Confederacy conducts ethnohistory training for West Kootenay businesses, organizations, governments

The event was attended by more than 500 people over three days
MELTDOWN: Low West Kootenay snowpack threatens drinking water drawn from creeks

MELTDOWN: Low West Kootenay snowpack threatens drinking water drawn from creeks

Watershed vulnerability depends on size, aspect and amount of precipitation
Nelson scientist is one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people

Nelson scientist is one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people

Suzanne Simard is the author of Finding the Mother Tree
UPDATE: Millions of litres of sewage leak into Kootenay River

UPDATE: Millions of litres of sewage leak into Kootenay River

City management staff call the leak ‘negligible’
Review of RCMP actions at Argenta logging protest still ongoing a year later

Review of RCMP actions at Argenta logging protest still ongoing a year later

Independent review panel says RCMP has been slow to supply information
B.C. cabinet minister discusses energy issues with Nelson residents

B.C. cabinet minister discusses energy issues with Nelson residents

Josie Osborne is also the minister responsible for low carbon innovation
Nelson actor becomes ruthless warlord in new Disney Shōgun series

Nelson actor becomes ruthless warlord in new Disney Shōgun series

Hiromoto Ida plays a feudal lord of 17th century Japanese samurai culture
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