Kendra Wong

Tiny tremors causing Vancouver Island to move away from B.C. mainland

Tiny tremors causing Vancouver Island to move away from B.C. mainland

When the North American plate moves, energy is released and causes a shift to the west

Tiny tremors causing Vancouver Island to move away from B.C. mainland
A trio of orphaned otters were released back into the wild last month after almost a year in care at the B.C. SPCA Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin. (Wild ARC photo)

WATCH: Trio of orphaned otters released into the wild on Vancouver Island

Staff at B.C. SPCA Wild ARC nursed animals back to health

A trio of orphaned otters were released back into the wild last month after almost a year in care at the B.C. SPCA Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin. (Wild ARC photo)
A townhouse owner at Station Villa, a 22-unit mixed use complex in Langford, has lost privileges to the building’s guest suite after allegedly allowing a sex worker to use it for business. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

B.C. townhouse owner allegedly allowed guest suite for sex work

Greater Victoria man not allowed to use suite for one year, ordered to pay fees

A townhouse owner at Station Villa, a 22-unit mixed use complex in Langford, has lost privileges to the building’s guest suite after allegedly allowing a sex worker to use it for business. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The most recent earthquake was a 2.4 magnitude quak which struck about seven kilometres northwest of Langford on March 5. (istock photo)

Series of small earthquakes no cause for concern, says expert

Earthquakes still a reminder for residents to be prepared

The most recent earthquake was a 2.4 magnitude quak which struck about seven kilometres northwest of Langford on March 5. (istock photo)
Family of Vancouver Island RCMP officer killed by drunk driver sues

Family of Vancouver Island RCMP officer killed by drunk driver sues

Lawsuit seeks financial compensation from Kenneth Jacob Fenton

Family of Vancouver Island RCMP officer killed by drunk driver sues
Canada launches commemorative $10 bill

Canada launches commemorative $10 bill

New bill includes security features like a colour-shifting image of an arch from Parliament Hill.

Canada launches commemorative $10 bill

Telkwa Museum gets a facelift for next Saturday’s grand re-opening

One of the oldest buildings in Telkwa has received a facelift just in time for its grand re-opening May 9.

Telkwa ESS looking for volunteers to help during disasters

During disasters like a major forest fire, emergency social services workers jump into action to help those affected.

Anton Bucher (front row first from the left)

Smithers athletes make mark on Island soccer

Three athletes from Smithers are making their mark in soccer on Vancouver Island.

Anton Bucher (front row first from the left)
The Gunners 2.0 and Trailer Trash battle it out in the first game of the tournament at Coast Mountain GM on Saturday.

Teams suit up for charity

A local company is using one of the most popular sports in town to raise money for the Bulkley Valley Health Care and Hospital Foundation.

The Gunners 2.0 and Trailer Trash battle it out in the first game of the tournament at Coast Mountain GM on Saturday.

Body recovered from Bulkley River

The Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue have recovered the body of a missing person on the Bulkley River Wednesday morning.

Mike Vandergaag (left)

Swim program benefitting kids with all cognitive, physical abilities receives funding from foundation

A program offered by the pool that is responsible for helping children with all cognitive and physical abilities has received funding.

Mike Vandergaag (left)

Identify of man killed in motor vehicle accident over the weekend released

Randy Basil Mitchell, 47, of Smithers was a rear-seat passenger in a vehicle that left the highway and rolled on Highway 16

Canadian comedian Jonny Harris performs his stand-up act in front of an audience. Harris is the host of the CBC show Still Standing

Telkwa to be featured on CBC show

A CBC show that tries to find the humour in small towns will be shining a light on Telkwa next week.

Canadian comedian Jonny Harris performs his stand-up act in front of an audience. Harris is the host of the CBC show Still Standing
Tina Veensta (left) and Shirley Reitsma scoop trail mix into bags. The duo were part of a group from Smithers who volunteered with Gleanings for the Hungry in Sultana

Group helps organization package food for hungry

A local group has returned from a trip to the United States where they spent weeks packing food to help feed people in other countries.

Tina Veensta (left) and Shirley Reitsma scoop trail mix into bags. The duo were part of a group from Smithers who volunteered with Gleanings for the Hungry in Sultana
Dave Percy outside C.O.B. Bike Shop with the newly-built bike that will be auctioned off at the annual critical mass group ride in May.

Community breathes new life into old bike

Conan Petursson can see the beauty in things that may look like junk to some.

Dave Percy outside C.O.B. Bike Shop with the newly-built bike that will be auctioned off at the annual critical mass group ride in May.
The Rough Acres Bible Camp hopes to build a sun and rain shelter by the waterfront on Dunalter Lake.

Local bible camp hosting fundraiser to build shelter

A local bible camp is hoping a fundraiser will help them raise money to provide children with some shade on Dunalter Lake

The Rough Acres Bible Camp hopes to build a sun and rain shelter by the waterfront on Dunalter Lake.
Former Smithers resident Jonathan Dieleman was part of the first group of athletes to be named to the national para swimming team for this year’s Parapan Am Games in Toronto.

Athlete headed to Parapan Am Games

A local athlete is one step closer to reaching his goal of competing in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.

Former Smithers resident Jonathan Dieleman was part of the first group of athletes to be named to the national para swimming team for this year’s Parapan Am Games in Toronto.
The 68-kilometre Telkwa Pass connecting Telkwa to Terrace will receive upgrades this spring.

BV quad club to begin Telkwa Pass upgrades

The Bulkley Valley Quad Riders have begun the process of upgrading a popular trail between Telkwa and Terrace

The 68-kilometre Telkwa Pass connecting Telkwa to Terrace will receive upgrades this spring.

Trio close out season with Kermode Midget girls team

For Sarah Rourke, Wynona Creyke and Lauren Smaha-Muir, hockey is not just a game, but a way of life.