Catherine Matheson

Water may seem plentiful in Telkwa

Telkwa council considers filing human rights case against Province

The Village of Telkwa council may take the unprecedented step of filing a human rights complaint against the Province and ICBC.

Water may seem plentiful in Telkwa
22-year-old Dallan Machata of Smithers died of a fentanyl overdose Oct. 14

Family speaks out after Smithers fentanyl overdose death

The mother and grandmother of a fentanyl overdose victim hope others will heed the lethal dangers lurking in drug use.

22-year-old Dallan Machata of Smithers died of a fentanyl overdose Oct. 14
Gitxsan community members gather outside a meeting where about 100 people are discussing leaked documents showing a draft LNG agreement between the Gitsxan Nation

Gitxsan community alarmed over leaked LNG agreement with the Province

Some Gitxsan leaders admitted they have signed draft LNG agreements with the Province and industry at a meeting Oct.18

Gitxsan community members gather outside a meeting where about 100 people are discussing leaked documents showing a draft LNG agreement between the Gitsxan Nation
ICBC's territorial boundaries map determines how much residents are charged

Telkwa Council furious with ICBC

Telkwa residents are paying significantly higher vehicle insurance rates than Smithers residents.

ICBC's territorial boundaries map determines how much residents are charged
Wyatt Chandler

Creating a forest parkour scene in Smithers

Parkour as an art practiced in the wilderness could change young lives, according to Smithers practitioner Wyatt Chandler.

Wyatt Chandler
The announcement of a regional conference on Type 1 Diabetes has local Type 1 Diabetics and their families celebrating.

Smithers hosts first northern Type 1 diabetes conference

The first-ever northern B.C. Type 1 Diabetes conference is being held in Smithers Oct. 1.

The announcement of a regional conference on Type 1 Diabetes has local Type 1 Diabetics and their families celebrating.
This photo of a grandmother gathering berries with her granddaughter by Walter Joseph took third prize in the 2016 Moricetown Band snapshot contest.

2016 Moricetown Band snapshot contest winners announced

Here is a list of the winners and honourable mentions

This photo of a grandmother gathering berries with her granddaughter by Walter Joseph took third prize in the 2016 Moricetown Band snapshot contest.
Rick and Sarah Apperson are enjoying their Salvation Army officer training in Winnipeg.

Appersons train with Salvation Army in Winnipeg

Rick and Sarah Apperson have left Smithers for training with the Salvation Army in Winnipeg.

Rick and Sarah Apperson are enjoying their Salvation Army officer training in Winnipeg.
Neighbours of a personal use medicinal marijuana grow operation in South Hazelton say they want something to be done about the smell wafting from it.

‘Wild west’ of pot regulation leaves bad smell

South Hazelton residents say a personal use medicinal marijuana grow-op is stinking up the neighbourhood, and nobody seems to have answers.

Neighbours of a personal use medicinal marijuana grow operation in South Hazelton say they want something to be done about the smell wafting from it.
Geoff Hutchinson

Pit-roasting 2,000 servings of beef at 2016 Telkwa Barbecue

The barbecue masters successfully served another year of tradition to the hungry crowd in Telkwa this Labour Day weekend.

Geoff Hutchinson
Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach hosted a public meeting about the 'lonely sidewalk' on Sept. 1.

Smithers council takes heat over ‘lonely sidewalk’

About 60 people attended a public meeting to question Smithers council about its sidewalk bylaw Thursday afternoon.

Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach hosted a public meeting about the 'lonely sidewalk' on Sept. 1.
The Canine Stars were a favorite attraction at the 2016 Bulkley Valley Fall fair

Canine stars a hit at BV Fall Fair

Watch a video capturing some of the antics of these performing dogs.

The Canine Stars were a favorite attraction at the 2016 Bulkley Valley Fall fair
Wet'suwet'en Tsayu clan's new Hereditary Chief

Wigitimustol name raised at feast in Moricetown

The Wet'suwet'en Tsayu, Beaver clan, has a new Hereditary Chief Wigitimustol.

Wet'suwet'en Tsayu clan's new Hereditary Chief
A very lonely sidewalk on Frontage Road has business owners questioning Smithers' sidewalk bylaw.

Smithers business on hook for lonely sidewalk

Some business owners are calling for changes to the Smithers sidewalk bylaw after a sidewalk to nowhere was built on Frontage Road.

A very lonely sidewalk on Frontage Road has business owners questioning Smithers' sidewalk bylaw.

Slow start for Hazelton recycling

New Hazelton’s new garbage pick up and recycling program was being used by only about 34 per cent of residents.

The innovative youth-business program is seeing its share of ups and downs.

What’s the deal with those ridiculously large ice cream cones?

Educational business project for youth seeing its ups and downs

The innovative youth-business program is seeing its share of ups and downs.

Lukewarm reception for murdered and missing inquiry

Director of Child and Family Services for Carrier Sekani urges continued community vigilance as inquiry finds its footing

Employees locked out of GGC office

When Diane McRae was called urgently into her office on a Thursday in late June, she and two co-workers were in for a shock.

You must state how your visit will benefit the Unist'ot'en people to be allowed across this checkpoint on a bridge over the Morice River.

The evolution of a resistance movement

Part one of Catherine Matheson's report from the Unist'ot'en camp on the Morice River set up to stop all pipeline construction.

You must state how your visit will benefit the Unist'ot'en people to be allowed across this checkpoint on a bridge over the Morice River.

Hazelton Students attend Mind over Metal welding camp in Terrace

The benefits of working in the trades as a welder were demonstrated to 16 Hazelton area students at Northwest Community College