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Election platforms for Moricetown chief

Chief and council to be elected on Aug. 10 after election postponed.

VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

An adult female Steller sea lion was facing a potentially painful and slow death on Cleland Island.

Kispiox Band election July 20

Voting is taking place at the Community Hall. Two chief candidates spoke with The Interior News.

Telkwa to keep an eye on its air

BVLD Airshed Management installing pollution monitoring device similar to ones in Smithers, Hazelton

Bulkley Valley joins wildfire effort

Bulkley Valley helps from firefighting and delivering supplies, to emotional and financial support.

Smithers RCMP remind there is a fire ban

Smithers RCMP responded to several calls last weekend relating to open fires.

  • Jul 19th, 2017
Moricetown Mud Race


Smithers maternity ribbon cut Dale Perry


Smithers maternity ribbon cut Cormac Hikisch


Smithers hospital maternity ribbon cut Bobbie Adkins


Telkwa Community Hall in need of repairs

Council wants to prioritize the roof in $89,000 repair list.

Grants help bring CityWest to Glen Vowell, Kitwanga

There is a free bbq at Allen Park in New Hazelton Friday to celebrate high speed internet coming.

Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

VIDEOS: Bulkley Valley charities deliver modern maternity ward

A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the completion of the modernized maternity ward in Smithers.

Smithers airport expansion on runway after another budget increase

Smithers airport expansion ready to takeoff in weeks after another budget increase to $8.48 million.

No evacuees for Smithers, yet

Smithers still has the possibility to take on evacuees, but raging wildfires driving them south.

Fraser Lake man missing

Jerry Krietz was last seen July 7 and wasn’t at work July 10, which is out of character for him.

Smithers firefighters heading to battle wildfires

Four firefighters, fire truck and support vehicle heading to Cache Creek.

VIDEO: Firefighting near Finger Lake south of Vanderhoof

Twenty firefighters were expected to arrive Thursday to hold back the 2,062-hectare fire.

Self-proclaimed Christ named vexatious litigant

City of Prince Rupert dishes out $46K to fight frivolous lawsuits; Gitanmaax also has legal history.

UPDATE: Fires affect Bulkley Valley air quality

The air quality statement for the Bulkley Valley ended July 17.

Discounted hotel rooms for wildfire evacuees

Coast Hotels offering support to help ease the burden on evacuees

A drive through wildfire ghost towns

Smithers resident Scott Olesiuk took eerie photos of his drive down a mostly deserted Highway 20.

RCMP send 340 officers from B.C. and Alberta to help with wildfires

RCMP say there will be ‘no tolerance for criminal activities’ in fire evacuation zones