Bill Metcalfe

Bill posted 42 stories to Castlegar News.
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Future of Lemon Creek trial uncertain

Judge will make a crucial decision about timing and procedure by Oct. 30

  • Oct 2nd, 2017 2:00pm

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

Safeguarding animals during wildfires

PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety of animal companions.

  • Sep 14th, 2017 7:30am

Nelson court hears appeal in Sinixt hunting case

The crown is appealing Richard Desautel’s not guilty verdict

  • Sep 12th, 2017 2:00pm

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

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

Shambhala dodges evacuation alert

Festival director Jimmy Bundschuh expresses confidence in evacuation plan

  • Aug 10th, 2017 12:30pm

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

Lightning causes three spot fires near Castlegar

On Monday night there were three fires started by lightning northwest of Castlegar.

  • Aug 8th, 2017 1:55pm

Harrop fire: 1,548 hectares with cooperating winds

The fire is moving south, away from Harrop

  • Aug 5th, 2017 1:30pm

Harrop fire grows to 1,500 hectares

The fires at Glacier Creek and Rapid Creek have also grown in size.

  • Aug 4th, 2017 11:38am

Harrop wildfire equipment stolen

The fire has grown to 650 hectares from 200 on the weekend

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 10:53am

Family awaiting decision on police shooting

Did the RCMP act improperly when they shot and killed Peter de Groot in a cabin near Slocan?

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 1:30am

Province appeals Sinixt hunting case

The appeal is expected to be heard in the fall.

  • May 1st, 2017 8:00am

Evacuation ordered in Kaslo following landslide

The RDCK issued an evacuation order in Kaslo on Monday evening following a landslide.

  • Apr 18th, 2017 9:55am

Sinixt hunter acquitted in Nelson court

The historic case, which could redefine the status of the Sinixt in Canada, will probably be appealed.

  • Mar 27th, 2017 3:00pm

Selkirk College backs off hiring new dean

Neither the college nor its faculty association will comment on the college's offer of a senior executive job to a convicted sex offender.

  • Mar 21st, 2017 2:00pm