Grand Forks NewsNewsRegional News Mayor Proud of Community, Urges Residents to Respect Evacuation Orders SHARE ON: Alex Alan, staff Monday, May. 14th, 2018 The Ruckle area of Grand Forks photographed on Saturday. Photo credit goes to Darryl Dyck of The Canadian Press. These are tragic times for the Boundary, but the Mayor of Grand Forks says he’s not done fighting for the community. He’s in communication with Premier John Horgan, who says the province has our back. He met with the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth, downtown Sunday. Mayor Frank Konrad says everyone from the youth to the elderly is pitching in. //www.mygrandforksnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Konrad_Flood_Clip2_05-14-2018.mp3 Konrad adds that he’s working behind the scenes. //www.mygrandforksnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Konrad_Flood_Clip1_05-14-2018.mp3 He says Grand Forks will not be forgotten. //www.mygrandforksnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Konrad_Flood_Clip3_05-14-2018.mp3 He also says it will take a long time to get Grand Forks back to where it was, but it will come back better and stronger than ever. Konrad urges everyone to respect their evacuation notices, and leave if they are ordered to, for their safety and those of emergency services.