Chris Gareau

David DeWitt returns the bones of the salmon eaten during the Witset feast with prayers to the salmon asking them to come back to the Widzin Kwah Canyon, as was the tradition of Wet’suwet’en ancestors.                                 Christine Bruce photo

Return of the salmon

PHOTOS/VIDEO: A ceremony in Witset welcomed the Salmon back at Widzin Kwah (Bulkley River) Canyon.

David DeWitt returns the bones of the salmon eaten during the Witset feast with prayers to the salmon asking them to come back to the Widzin Kwah Canyon, as was the tradition of Wet’suwet’en ancestors.                                 Christine Bruce photo
Thunderstorm watch in Bulkley Valley

Thunderstorm watch in Bulkley Valley

Severe thunderstorms may develop this afternoon.

Thunderstorm watch in Bulkley Valley
Hunters encouraged to help with moose

Hunters encouraged to help with moose

BV Rod Gun helping with moose habitat, and wants hunters to help track numbers.

Hunters encouraged to help with moose
Kitwanga (red) moves the ball up against Terrace (blue) at the Battle of the Skeena soccer tournament in Kitwanga last weekend.

Battle of the Skeena

Kitwanga hosted the Battle of the Skeena last weekend.

Kitwanga (red) moves the ball up against Terrace (blue) at the Battle of the Skeena soccer tournament in Kitwanga last weekend.
The Coastal GasLink Pipeline project involves the construction and operation of an approximately 650-km natural gas pipeline from near Dawson Creek to near Kitimat. (TransCanada image)

Witset votes to keep agreement for Coastal GasLink pipeline

Witset said it will receive $55.4 million in payments over the life of the project.

The Coastal GasLink Pipeline project involves the construction and operation of an approximately 650-km natural gas pipeline from near Dawson Creek to near Kitimat. (TransCanada image)
Smithers named 20th most active city in Canada

Smithers named 20th most active city in Canada

Travel site Expedia has named Smithers the 20th most active city in Canada.

Smithers named 20th most active city in Canada
Adams charged after eight dogs seized from hotel room

Adams charged after eight dogs seized from hotel room

Sixteen dogs recently seized from Adams and her daughter in Quesnel

Adams charged after eight dogs seized from hotel room
A hazy Wednesday in Smithers. (Chris Gareau photo)

Air quality statement for Bulkley Valley and Lakes

Statement is not advisory level but warns conditions change quickly, with smoke coming from Eurasia.

A hazy Wednesday in Smithers. (Chris Gareau photo)
RCMP have charged Adams in relation to eight dogs found in her hotel room in Alberta. File photo

Woman charged after eight dogs seized from hotel room

Sixteen dogs recently seized from Adams and her daughter in Quesnel

RCMP have charged Adams in relation to eight dogs found in her hotel room in Alberta. File photo
Truck driver dies on Hwy 16

Truck driver dies on Hwy 16

Peter Huisman lived for driving and his boys, according to his boss at Bandstra Transportation.

Truck driver dies on Hwy 16
Daycare a new Bright Beginning for Lake Kathlyn Elementary

Daycare a new Bright Beginning for Lake Kathlyn Elementary

The school formerly known as Lake Kathlyn Elementary is filled with the sounds of children again.

Daycare a new Bright Beginning for Lake Kathlyn Elementary
Project Ingo keeps styrofoam out of landfill

Project Ingo keeps styrofoam out of landfill

Styrofoam can be dropped off at the Smithers Telkwa Transfer Station in the recycling area.

Project Ingo keeps styrofoam out of landfill
Smithers airport manager Rob Blackburn (left) shows Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur the view of Hudson Bay Mountain outside the front doors Monday.

NDP leader lands in Smithers

Consensus has to happen for projects to happen says Jagmeet Singh during a visit to the Northwest.

Smithers airport manager Rob Blackburn (left) shows Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur the view of Hudson Bay Mountain outside the front doors Monday.
Time running out to partner on Walnut Park $1.5-million public space

Time running out to partner on Walnut Park $1.5-million public space

“This opportunity comes around once. You won’t see another one probably built 25-30 years, if that.”

Time running out to partner on Walnut Park $1.5-million public space
Next Hydro electric vehicle charging phase to come north

Next Hydro electric vehicle charging phase to come north

Prince George connected south first, then to Prince Rupert through Bulkley Valley in a few years.

Next Hydro electric vehicle charging phase to come north
Smithers RCMP arrest armed robbery suspect

Smithers RCMP arrest armed robbery suspect

Another Smithers business helped police track down 7-Eleven armed robbery suspect.

Smithers RCMP arrest armed robbery suspect
Bear activity around Willowvale and Elks

Bear activity around Willowvale and Elks

Town of Smithers warn trail users of bear activity around Willowvale Marsh and Elks Park.

Bear activity around Willowvale and Elks
One of the river otters pokes its head out to see what all the fuss is about.  Chris Gareau photos

Wild way to spend Canada Day

PHOTOS and VIDEO from Northern Lights Wildlife Society’s annual Canada Day open house.

One of the river otters pokes its head out to see what all the fuss is about.  Chris Gareau photos
16 dogs have been seized from a property in Quesnel. Pixabay photo

SPCA seizes 16 dogs from property in B.C. Interior

Dog owners were known to SPCA and had been convicted on animal cruelty charges in 2015

16 dogs have been seized from a property in Quesnel. Pixabay photo
Upper Skeena Rec Centre could be biomass heated

Upper Skeena Rec Centre could be biomass heated

Come for a tour inside the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre in Hazelton.

Upper Skeena Rec Centre could be biomass heated