Bill Metcalfe

Bill posted 578 stories to Nelson Star.
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Report: Proposed Castlegar airport upgrade could increase reliability

New system would require a different kind of plane than Air Canada currently flies to Castlegar

  • Sep 21st, 2017 7:30am

Nelson locals weigh in on NDP’s new housing dollars

Budget allocates $500 million for homeless and low income rentals

  • Sep 14th, 2017 2:00pm

Harrop Creek fire 10 per cent contained, not growing

The fire covers approximately 3,117 hectares

  • Sep 13th, 2017 12:01pm

Nelson court hears appeal in Sinixt hunting case

The crown is appealing Richard Desautel’s not guilty verdict

  • Sep 12th, 2017 2:00pm

FireSmart assessment an eye-opener for Nelson homeowner

Landscaping should be ‘clean, lean, and green’

  • Sep 7th, 2017 2:30pm

City paid part of convicted cop’s legal fees

Recent agreement with Drew Turner is confidential

  • Sep 2nd, 2017 8:00am

Grassfire on CPR lands extinguished

Nelson Fire and Rescue believe the fire was human caused.

  • Aug 30th, 2017 8:00am

Nelson in August 1967: Duncan dam opens and 324 wildfires burn

Greg Scott brings us excerpts from the archives of the Nelson Daily News

  • Aug 30th, 2017 6:00am

Court imposes peace bond in Sinixt property dispute

Sinixt elder Marilyn James was charged with mischief and being unlawfully in a dwelling place

  • Aug 25th, 2017 7:00am

West Kootenay wildfires calm down

Cooler temperatures have allowed crews to gain control

  • Aug 24th, 2017 2:00pm

Nelson’s Hall St. project completion delayed to 2018

The upgraded storm sewer system will prevent flooding at the intersection of Hall and Front Streets

  • Aug 18th, 2017 1:30am

Reducing fire danger in West Arm Park

Nelson’s water supply originates in the park and is vulnerable to fire

  • Aug 16th, 2017 2:00pm

Rain slows Nelson area wildfires

The Harrop Creek fire received 10 to 15 mm of rain over the weekend

  • Aug 14th, 2017 12:01pm

Lightning starts two fires northeast of Nelson

Air tankers are working both fires Saturday evening

  • Aug 12th, 2017 6:00pm

Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.

  • Aug 12th, 2017 3:30pm

RDCK plans wildfire fuel action

The plan covers land in and around Nelson

  • Aug 10th, 2017 4:00pm

Organizers preparing for worst as wildfire burns near Shambhala Music Festival

Evacuating 15,000 festival attendees would be easier than evacuating a town: public safety director

  • Aug 10th, 2017 9:00am

Evacuating Shambhala would be easier than a regular community, director says

The instant town will have about 15,000 residents next weekend

  • Aug 7th, 2017 2:00pm

Harrop fire: 1,548 hectares with cooperating winds

The fire is moving south, away from Harrop

  • Aug 5th, 2017 1:30pm

Make your own wildfire evacuation plan, says Nelson’s fire chief

Residents can sign up to receive free emergency alerts by text message and voice call

  • Aug 4th, 2017 10:00am