Chris Gareau

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs say no to approved LNG pipeline

Rundown of support, opposition and what $40-billion LNG investment means for BC and Bulkley Valley.

Concept design for new $15.87-million library/art gallery

A new Smithers library and art gallery has a design and business case to chase 90% grant.

All candidates forums start tonight

Telkwa is the first to host a candidates forum. Smithers is Wednesday, and school board Thursday.

172 layoff notices for Hazelton company

Pretivm extends jobs invite to Tsetsaut employees contracted for Brucejack Mine.

Chief Wah Tah K’eght leaves a legacy

Chief Wah Tah K’eght (Henry Alfred) from Witset was reported to have passed away on Sunday morning.

RCMP confirm death of Jessica Patrick

No details on cause were given. Case is under criminal investigation and police are asking for tips.

Jessica comes home

Northern B.C. showed their support by lining Hwy 16 as Jessica Patrick’s body returned to Smithers.

Council and school board candidates declared

A list of all the people running to represent their communities from the Hazeltons to Telkwa.

Vigil for Jessica Patrick

VIDEOS: Hundreds honour a young mother who lost her life. Jessica Patrick was 18.

Human remains found

RCMP will not give more information as they work to identify human remains that were found.

Staff shortage closes pool on Sundays

The Bulkley Valley Regional Pool and Recreation Centre needs more lifeguards.

Special Bulkley Valley cold weather statement

Environment Canada put out a special weather statement calling for frost the next few nights.

Smithers fire ban over

Cool and rain makes campfires cool again.

People ignoring evacuation order warned of extreme fire behaviour

BC Wildfire Service warns wind makes situation in Lakes District even more dangerous next 24 hours.

Smithers survey on future of pot plan

B.C. towns are in charge of where pot may be consumed, and where and how it may be sold.

Marine chinook fishing increases as river ban stays

There are no signs of DFO lifting its ban on recreational chinook in the Skeena River.

Three ideas for gallery/library Arts and Culture Centre

VIDEO: Three layout ideas for a $10-million Smithers library/art gallery presented.

Smithers, Telkwa, New Hazelton also implement fire bans

Communities have the option to not enforce the Northwest ban. Their bans also start noon Friday.

Northwest fire ban starts Friday

Campfires and other open burning is prohibited starting noon ahead of the long weekend.

Witset’s Kyah RV Park and Campground ready for visitors

$1.3-million in upgrades meant to attract regional and international tourists off Highway 16.