Chris Gareau

Injunction extended to all LNG blockades south of Houston

Injunction extended to all LNG blockades south of Houston

New Gitdumden Morice River Forest Service Rd checkpoint in area Coastal GasLink can access.

Injunction extended to all LNG blockades south of Houston
Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex related charges. (File photo)

Strimbold scheduled to plead Feb. 25

Former Burns Lake mayor charged with multiple under-age sexual assault charges in Smithers court.

Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex related charges. (File photo)
Setting up the Gitdumden checkpoint.                                Twitter photo

Coastal GasLink turned away by Gitdumden checkpoint

First Nations LNG Alliance stress cooperation as CGL unable to deliver interim injunction.

Setting up the Gitdumden checkpoint.                                Twitter photo
A new checkpoint on Morice Lake Forest Service Road went up Dec. 17, the day an injunction against the Unist’ot’en camp to allow Coastal GasLink access went into effect.                                Twitter photo

Gitdumden checkpoint blocks access to Unist’ot’en camp

Wet’suwet’en clan members say Morice Lake Forest Service Rd checkpoint in effect until further notice.

A new checkpoint on Morice Lake Forest Service Road went up Dec. 17, the day an injunction against the Unist’ot’en camp to allow Coastal GasLink access went into effect.                                Twitter photo
A tiny fan gets on Santa’s good list.                                Chris Gareau photo

Santa skate

Smithers Lions Club Skate with Santa

A tiny fan gets on Santa’s good list.                                Chris Gareau photo
Members and supporters of the Unist’ot’en, including Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, file out of the court room in Smithers after an interim injunction was granted for Coastal GasLink to get past the blockade at the Morice River bridge south of Houston.                                Chris Gareau photo

Coastal GasLink gets interim injunction against Unist’ot’en

The LNG pipeline company can start work Monday with enforcement approved by court.

Members and supporters of the Unist’ot’en, including Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, file out of the court room in Smithers after an interim injunction was granted for Coastal GasLink to get past the blockade at the Morice River bridge south of Houston.                                Chris Gareau photo
Nativity scenes from around the world

Nativity scenes from around the world

Lego, carved wood from Bethlehem, and everything in between at Smithers Christian Reformed Church.

Nativity scenes from around the world
They’re engaged!

They’re engaged!

Birthday party turns into engagement party for Doug and Matilda

They’re engaged!
Smithers Charity Golf hand over a cheque of $90,000 to the Bulkley Valley Health Care and Hospital Foundation in 2017 to help purchase a new CT Scanner for the hospital to service the entire area.                                 Josh Casey photo

Smithers council reverses CT scan vote

Council unanimously waives all off-site works for hospital renovation, project delayed 4-8 weeks.

Smithers Charity Golf hand over a cheque of $90,000 to the Bulkley Valley Health Care and Hospital Foundation in 2017 to help purchase a new CT Scanner for the hospital to service the entire area.                                 Josh Casey photo
Bulkley Valley School District 54 trustees swearing into office after this fall’s election.                                SD54 Facebook photo

SD54 elects board positions

Trustees also appointed to committees.

Bulkley Valley School District 54 trustees swearing into office after this fall’s election.                                SD54 Facebook photo
Northwest guides celebrated

Northwest guides celebrated

The belt buckles were handed out at the Northwest Guide Outfitters Association’s AGM in Smithers.

Northwest guides celebrated
Residents of all ages bring their questions to Telkwa Coal’s open house at Telkwa Elementary School Nov. 28.                                Chris Gareau photo

Japanese company signs Telkwa Coal deal

How the proposed 750,000 tones of coal for making steel will be sold.

Residents of all ages bring their questions to Telkwa Coal’s open house at Telkwa Elementary School Nov. 28.                                Chris Gareau photo
Dollar Store drive-thru

Dollar Store drive-thru

No serious injuries in crash through front window of Bulkley Village Shopping Centre.

Dollar Store drive-thru
Coastal GasLink applies for injunction against Unist’ot’en

Coastal GasLink applies for injunction against Unist’ot’en

LNG company applied to enforce access to Morice River bridge and roads blocked by Unist’ot’en camp.

Coastal GasLink applies for injunction against Unist’ot’en
Witset low-income apartment funding

Witset low-income apartment funding

26 homes for elders and low-income singles

Witset low-income apartment funding
Ski lift operators get the early birds going up hill on Hudson Bay Mountain Resort’s opening day.                                 Chris Gareau photo

Opening day on Hudson Bay Mountain

Some changes in store for this season on Smithers’ mountain.

Ski lift operators get the early birds going up hill on Hudson Bay Mountain Resort’s opening day.                                 Chris Gareau photo
CT scanner ‘paused’ after council denies variance

CT scanner ‘paused’ after council denies variance

Northern Health warned CT scanner may not come if variance on off-site works denied.

CT scanner ‘paused’ after council denies variance
LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist

LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist

Province lobbies chiefs on Coastal GasLink as company turned away from site by camp.

LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist
Smithers pot hearing

Smithers pot hearing

Pot buffer zone leaves out half of downtown. A public hearing will be held soon on zoning.

Smithers pot hearing
Mz Judged 2018

Mz Judged 2018

Video and photos from the Mz Judged fundraiser for Northern Society of Domestic Peace.

Mz Judged 2018