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Nelson’s water supply originates in the park and is vulnerable to fire
The Harrop Creek fire received 10 to 15 mm of rain over the weekend
Air tankers are working both fires Saturday evening
More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.
The plan covers land in and around Nelson
Evacuating 15,000 festival attendees would be easier than evacuating a town: public safety director
The instant town will have about 15,000 residents next weekend
The fire is moving south, away from Harrop
Residents can sign up to receive free emergency alerts by text message and voice call
Concerns have been raised about fire’s proximity to water source
The fires at Glacier Creek and Rapid Creek have also grown in size
Peter de Groot was killed by the RCMP in 2014 near Slocan
The fire has grown to 650 hectares from 200 on the weekend
The city is also tapping into its secondary water sources at Anderson and Selous Creeks
Dunavan Morris-Janzen learns some life lessons in his first wildfire experience
Nelson’s 2006 Water Master Plan warned that the city needs an additional drinking water supply.
The Izu-shi Friendship Society is creating a new entrance to the garden in Cottonwood Falls Park
Bins will be sold at cost to residents
All municipalities are required by law to publish a Statement of Financial Information annually.
Market will be ready this summer, the stage next summer