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Paramedics make house calls in rural program

80 full-time and half-time positions to keep paramedics in small B.C. towns, and patients out of emergency

Search continues for two snowmobilers at river near Prince George

'It was just risky behaviour. It’s tragic,' says RCMP

More than 30 Black Press newspapers named finalists in B.C. awards

Black Press journalists named in writing, photography and online categories.

RDBN tax freeze defeated

The motion, seconded by Smithers Rural Director Mark Fisher, proposed staff bring forward a budget with a zero per cent tax increase.

Youth Bursary program launched

Coast Capital Savings and BC Games Society team up again for 2016 BC Games

Gitxsan soldier’s story of love, war and the value of remembrance

Kitwanga man Alex Morgan tells the story of his father, Raymond, a soldier of Gitxsan descent who fought in the Second World War.

TIMELINE: Key moments of the federal election campaign

From the economy and debates to niqabs and protest songs, we recap the election issues and antics with this interactive timeline

BC Amateur Photographer contest a huge success

Seventy finalists competed at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow for a shot at the title of Amateur Photographer of the year

WILDFIRE WATCH: 282,000 hectares now burned is four times 10-year average

Fire updates from around B.C., with photos, interactive charts and updates from Twitter and Facebook

Moricetown Mud Bogs

Moricetown gets loud and dirty with its Mud Races.

WILDFIRE WATCH: Be ‘very, very cautious’ in B.C. backcountry over Long Weekend

The BC Wildfire Service says there have been 1,342 wildfires since April 1, 2015, burning 276,000 hectares

Sargent leaving town CAO job

Town of Smithers Chief Administrative Officer Deborah Sargent is leaving, going to Campbell River as city manager

Smithers woman joins UNBC as First Nations advisory

Métis scholar and UNBC graduate Rheanna Robinson, originally from Smithers, is the new senior advisor on aboriginal relations

Real estate volume steady, prices up

The real estate market in Smithers this year has, so far, been about on par with 2014.

Time to enter B.C.’s amateur photographer contest

The 3rd annual 'Your Best Shot' contest is open to amateur photographers. Sponsored by London Drugs, Abbotsford Airshow & Black Press

BC Government proclaims “Cowboy Heritage Week” March 8 to15

"The history of the cowboy and his way of life needs to be told": MLA Donna Barnett

Figure skating club competes at regionals

The Smithers Figure Skating Club picked up medals at the CNCR regionals in Quesnel this weekend.

Olivia, Liam top lists of new baby names in B.C.

Also popular were Emma, Sophia, Emily and Ava for girls, and Mason, Ethan, Lucas and Benjamin for boys (With interactive charts)

#UsedHelps: Connecting Business with Canadian Charities

It's a first for Canadian buy and sell websites, where sellers can donate the proceeds of their sales directly to national, local charities.

Bumper year for Hazelton coho recovery

Volunteers in the Hazeltons have revived a struggling coho salmon population.