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Tyler Harper

Tyler Harper

I’m editor-reporter at the Nelson Star, where I’ve worked since 2015. Previously I worked as a sports reporter at The Canadian Press in Toronto for six years.
My reporting focuses on a variety of subjects, including affordable housing, the toxic drug crisis, climate change, politics, education and sports. I specialize in long-form journalism and have won multiple provincial journalism awards during my time at the Star.

Phone
250-352-1890
Email
tyler.harper@nelsonstar.com

Recent Work by Tyler

Amy Seung Hyun Lee captures B.C. Women's Amateur in Balfour

Amy Seung Hyun Lee captures B.C. Women's Amateur in Balfour

Lee finished the final round ahead by three strokes to win at Balfour Golf Course
Can Kootenay factory-built homes help solve B.C.'s housing crisis?

Can Kootenay factory-built homes help solve B.C.'s housing crisis?

A provincial investment in Kootenay-made modular homes could help shift the market
Year of wins in and out of ring lead to Nelson Boxing Club named best in B.C.

Year of wins in and out of ring lead to Nelson Boxing Club named best in B.C.

The club also received awards for best youth boxer and a student-athlete honour
MELTDOWN: West Kootenay wildlife rely on a disappearing snowpack

MELTDOWN: West Kootenay wildlife rely on a disappearing snowpack

Snow is a means of survival for some species
MELTDOWN: West Kootenay ski hills struggled without reliable snow fall

MELTDOWN: West Kootenay ski hills struggled without reliable snow fall

The unpredictable winter played havoc with local recreation
Before he died, Nelson’s Michael Guy relied on a now-closed support centre

Before he died, Nelson’s Michael Guy relied on a now-closed support centre

Michael Guy was among a record number of people to die of drug poisonings in Nelson last year
‘Debilitated by trauma’: Nelson aid worker returns from Israel-Hamas war

‘Debilitated by trauma’: Nelson aid worker returns from Israel-Hamas war

Paul Caney is a logistics co-ordinator for Médecins Sans Frontières
Nelson police now paired with trained first responder for mental health calls

Nelson police now paired with trained first responder for mental health calls

The Interior Health initiative is also being run in Trail
Once a cycling champion, B.C.’s Svein Tuft has learned how to slow down

Once a cycling champion, B.C.’s Svein Tuft has learned how to slow down

Tuft lives near Nelson where he’s swapped roads for gravel
B.C. trans woman seeks childhood friend in new documentary series

B.C. trans woman seeks childhood friend in new documentary series

Joanne Wittstock is among the people looking to reconnect in the TVO show Yearbook
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