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Candles by the River hits home

For the past for seven years Jude Hobenshield has organized the Candles by the River Celebration, a luminary for cancer fundraiser.

Search for filmmaker called off

On Friday, the New Hazelton RCMP and BC Search and Rescue had still found no sign of Warren Andrew Sill, a 26-year-old filmmaker from Ohio.

Gitanmaax Grad

The Gitanmaax Nursery School handed out diplomas to their graduates and everyone was treated to dinner.

Blockade at Hazelton GTS office brought down

After a long standoff between the Gitxsan Treaty Society and the Gitxsan Unity Movement, the blockade at the GTS office was removed.

Skeena TV brings new channels to the Hazeltons

The Skeena TV and Radio Association brought three new channels to the Hazeltons and surrounding area.

Birders flock for summer count

Local Hazelton residents Ray and Maureen Sturney headed out a few weeks back to once again take part in the annual Baillie Birdathon.

Hazelton’s Charette brothers enter video competition

David and Robert Charette face 200 students from across Canada chosen to create a video highlighting historic milestones from their area.

Recycling hits the Hazeltons

Recycling has finally arrived in the Hazelton’s on a little bit more a permanent basis.

Rivers Day hits Totem Park in Gitanmaax

For the first time, the Hazelton’s celebrated BC River’s Day last weekend with festivities at Totem Park in Gitanmaax.

Bubble fun

John Field Elementary School recently held a Fun Day and Sienna Green seized the opportunity to enjoy the bubble station.

Hazelton dance students shine

Sarah Cullen's Hazleton dance students displayed their talents at a year-end performance.

MY TOWN: Troubles shouldn’t get in way of positive attitude

I have tried to follow one very important rule throughout the years, and that is to try and focus on the positives.

Spring cleanup

Blue Sapphire Contracting and Bernie Vallis’s back hoe spent the day fixing up and giving the South Hazelton Ball Park a face lift.

Ropin, hootin’ and hollerin’ set for Kispiox

This weekend’s action marks the 65th anniversary of the Kispiox Valley Rodeo, also known as the Biggest Little Rodeo in the West.

GWE students grateful and disappointed

Three Gitxsan Wet’suwet’en Education participated in the National Aboriginal Youth Business Plan Competition finals in Winnipeg last week.

Bear in mind

New Hazelton RCMP and conservation officers remind people to keep their distance and bear proof their homes and vehicles.

Sports bits and pieces from Hazelton and beyond

Sport teams from Hazelton, Kitwanga saw plenty of action over the last couple of weekends.

MY TOWN: Sports brings smiles, bridges gaps

Watching sports seems to be something people of all ages across the world come together to enjoy.

Hazelton sports briefs

There was plenty of sports action around Hazelton last week including some soccer and the Kitwanga long weekend sports tournament.

Hazelton pays tribute to Johnson

New Hazelton congratulated Craig Johnson who won the Canucks Roberto Luongo Jersey and thanked everyone who supported the Relay for Life.