A variety of opinions were tossed around during an April 16 public meeting, but one message was clear: Hay River needs a new fire hall.
The evening began with a presentation from Fire Chief Ross Potter, who outlined the department’s needs in the new facility.
A trailer home in Hay River has been made unlivable by an electrical fire. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene of the fire on Caribou Crescent at 9:15 p.m. on Feb. 17. Fire Chief Ross Potter said when firefighters arrived, the trailer’s back end containing bedrooms and a bathroom were in flames.
Aside from using bright orange pylons as make-shift trumpets, the bike helmeted wee-ones of Hay River left them in their stationary position and learned a few new rules on Saturday. Members of the Hay River Fire Department and by-law enforcement were out and about this weekend in order to make sure the younger-lings of the [...]
The summer is coming and with very little rain in the forecast of an already dry spring the danger for a fire has reached an extreme. The Town of Hay River has issued a fire ban effective immediately for the town that includes campfires and backyard fire pits. The release states that the ban will [...]
A meeting on the flood potential during the spring break up on Vale Island took place Wednesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at the Fire Training School. The meeting was aimed to ensure that residents are aware of the risk of flooding associated with this year’s spring break up and to let them know what [...]
Hay River’s Town Council began budget discussions Monday evening at the first Regular Council Meeting of 2011. Council hear a brief overview from the director of Public Works, Mike Richardson, Fire Chief Ross Potter and director of Recreation, Ross deBoer. They reported on the major discrepancies between the 2010 and 2011 budgets, and then opened [...]
It was a slow start for the Hay River Fire Department’s Open House, but once the crowd arrived there was plenty to see. The day kicked off with a vehicle parade, and then the public was invited to visit the fire hall to check out some demonstrations. Members of the department performed a vehicle extrication [...]