Shannon Hurst

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.

The Gitanmaax Nursery School held their annual graduation last Thursday at Gitanmaax Hall where the children sang songs

Gitanmaax Grad

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

The Gitanmaax Nursery School held their annual graduation last Thursday at Gitanmaax Hall where the children sang songs
Members of the Gitxsan Unity Movement remove plywood barriers at the Gitxsan Treaty Society office in Hazelton.

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.

Members of the Gitxsan Unity Movement remove plywood barriers at the Gitxsan Treaty Society office in Hazelton.

Skeena TV brings new channels to the Hazeltons

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

Greater scaup is one of the 100 species of birds Ray and Maureen Sturney observed during the annual Baillie Birdathon.

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.

Greater scaup is one of the 100 species of birds Ray and Maureen Sturney observed during 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.

Kispiox resident Victor Stevens was barbecuing his secret sockeye salmon recipe last Sunday at Totem Park in Hazelton during the Rivers Day celebrations.

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.

Kispiox resident Victor Stevens was barbecuing his secret sockeye salmon recipe last Sunday at Totem Park in Hazelton during the Rivers Day celebrations.

Bubble fun

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

From top: The 9-12 year old Hip Hop dance class performed their routine to 'Hit the Lights' during the Sunday recital at the Kispiox Valley Hall; Katie Larson took centre stage to perform her own choreographed Tap Solo during the Sunday dance recital at the Kispiox Valley Hall; Dianna Larson

Hazelton dance students shine

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

From top: The 9-12 year old Hip Hop dance class performed their routine to 'Hit the Lights' during the Sunday recital at the Kispiox Valley Hall; Katie Larson took centre stage to perform her own choreographed Tap Solo during the Sunday dance recital at the Kispiox Valley Hall; Dianna Larson

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.

South Hazelton Community Association president Julia Sundell-Pierre along with Dave McKee and Sabrina Croft with the help of Blue Sapphire Contracting and Bernie Vallis’s back hoe spent the day fixing up and giving the South Hazelton Ball Park a face lift.

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.

South Hazelton Community Association president Julia Sundell-Pierre along with Dave McKee and Sabrina Croft with the help of 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.

Karista Olson

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.

Karista Olson
Bears are everywhere again at this time of year and the New Hazelton RCMP and conservation officers are reminding people to keep their distance and bear proof their homes and vehicles by not leaving garbage around.

Bear in mind

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

Bears are everywhere again at this time of year and the New Hazelton RCMP and conservation officers are reminding people to keep their distance and bear proof their homes and vehicles by not leaving garbage around.
Kitwanga Springfield’s net minder

Sports bits and pieces from Hazelton and beyond

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

Kitwanga Springfield’s net minder

MY TOWN: Sports brings smiles, bridges gaps

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

Women’s soccer was part of the action during the Kitwanga May long weekend of sports action.

Hazelton sports briefs

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

Women’s soccer was part of the action during the Kitwanga May long weekend of sports action.

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.