Jerome Turner

Pink Shirt Day message hits home

A tour of all the elementary schools for Anti-Bullying Day took on extra meaning at John Field Elementary School last week.

Pottery classes open at Misty Rivers through March

A series of pottery workshops are being held at the Misty Rivers Art Gallery until the end of March.

Another call for buses on Highway of Tears: Donaldson

Ensuring safety along the Highway of Tears was once again called for at the B.C. legislature by NDP MLA Doug Donaldson last week.

Tahltan answer Fortune Mineral CEO claims of Arctos division

The proposed Arctos mine project CEO, Robin Goad, stated the Tahltan are a divided community.

TransCanada gets drill approval from BC OGC

TransCanada Pipelines Ltd. has received approval to conduct borehole drilling beside three rivers in the Hazelton area.

Wiebe travels to Honduras to bolster her midwifery chances

Carmen Wiebe volunteered in Honduras at Dar A Luz, as an assistant for mothers in labour because she couldn't find much in Canada.

Regan Yee makes huge strides at Canada West

Regan Yee has helped her team, Trinity Western University Spartans, win the Canada West Championship for the first time in school history.

Spartans take home silver in zones

Both Hazelton Secondary senior basketball teams took home the silver in last weekend’s zone tournament.

GDC hosts FN housing forum

The Gitxsan Development Corporation presented housing options for aboriginal people in the Hazelton area last week at Gitanmaax Hall.

Changes to Park Act loom

The first reading of proposed amendments to the B.C. Park Act has taken place in the provincial legislature.

WMH human rights complaint to be heard by tribunal

A human rights class action lawsuit will now be heard at a future date forwarded by First Nations against the Wrinch Memorial Hospital.

Louis awaits RCMP action

Mark Anthony Louis is home recovering after being brutally beaten and left beside the Kispiox River two weeks ago.

Gisday’wa farewell brings together nations and delegates

More than 500 people from every corner of the Hazelton, Moricetown and Smithers areas and beyond paid their respects to Gisday’wa.

Life in prison potential for Kispiox man: James Norman Shanoss gets indefinite term

James Norman Shanoss, 45, was determined to be a dangerous offender in relation to being convicted of sexual assault Feb. 24, 2011.

Spartans take tourney behind defence and balanced scoring

HSS take their home tournament with all-around approach.

Four teams playing at ANBT

Four teams from the Hazelton area are competing in the 55th annual All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert this week.

Couple happy living in supportive community

Debora Lowe and Tara Williston lost everything in a fire the evening of Jan. 24. and now they’re left to pick up the pieces.

IIOBC to clear officer of wrongdoing

An RCMP officer is found to have broken no rules during a New Year's Day arrest.

New FN resource centre opens at Hazelton Secondary

A new First Nations’ resource centre opened at Hazelton Secondary School and a comprehensive aboriginal-based curriculum was also unveiled.

Arena cost to be determined next visit

John Hemsworth, architect, came to the Hazeltons to discuss details of the new Skeena Ice Arena.