The Oxbow Motel to close at midnight on New Years Eve
December 9, 2021
The Oxbow Motel has been around a long time. Many of us can not remember a time when it wasn't the first thing greeting people upon entering the city limits of Nelson from the north. As with all good things, its time as a motel will soon be ending. As of 11:59 p.m., on the night of December 31, the motel will become a family home.
I visited with the owners, Vince and Teresa Walton, about the change . They told me about all the challenges facing them which, in the end, condemned the roadside motel. Roadside motels across the nation are getting hit hard by insurance companies, and forced to...