Shannon Hurst

Poverty conference set for Hazelton

Hazelton Secondary School teacher Barb Janzee announced they are hosting a “Gathering of Nations” Poverty and Racism in the North.

My Town: Hazelton – great town, great people

The Hazelton’s have had their setbacks throughout the years, but one thing no one can take away is the widespread community spirit.

Bandits steal their way to second place

Hazelton Bandits finished second at the Men's Draft tournament and topped it off with a successful St. Patrick's Day fundraising dance.

Bennett determined to build school

Although the cost has increased to $22,000 from $15,000, Hazelton's Tiffany Bennett is determined to build a Memorial School in Africa.

Spring brings longer days and March break

Spring is near at hand, clocks moved ahead and days just a bit longer, time to enjoy spring break.

Hazelton peewee hockey team are on their way to the provincial championships in Fort Nelson

Hazelton peewee team off to provincials

Hazelton peewee hockey team is off to provincial championships after wins against Houston and Burns Lake.

Hazelton peewee hockey team are on their way to the provincial championships in Fort Nelson

Video: Hazelton students support teachers with rally of their own

Students of Hazelton Secondary support their teachers with a rally of their own on Friday afternoon.

A top finish for Hazeltons’ junior boys basketball

The Hazelton Secondary School Junior boys basketball team competed in the Northwest Zones in Houston on the weekend.

Skaters off to Jamboree in Kitimat

Five Hazelton figure skaters have been practicing hard and are heading off to skate in the first Northwest Jamboree in Kitimat this weekend.

Giving a mouthful on the virtues of eating healthy and exercise

Shannon Hurst talks about the virtues of healthy living in this week's Our Town.

Firefighters are obscured by smoke as they battle a blaze in New Hazelton.

Firefighters battle blaze in New Hazelton

Just after 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon firefighters were called to a burning shop and storage facility in New Hazelton.

Firefighters are obscured by smoke as they battle a blaze in New Hazelton.

Pros and Cons weighed for smart meters in the Hazeltons

The great Smart Meter debate continues as BC Hydro installs the new meters in the coming weeks.

For extra wonder just look to the stars

Shannon Hurst takes her gaze to the stars in this week's My Town.

SCHA outlines priorities for the spring

The South Hazelton Community Association held their monthly meeting last week.

Fields stores set to close

166 Fields stores will be closing their doors in the summer.

Parents question timing of school closures in Coast Mountains

Cold weather last week forced the Coast Mountains School District to cancel classes last Friday.

Some John Field carnival events postponed

John Field Elementary School was forced to cancel some of their Carnival activities.

Truck, train collide on Hwy 37

Last Tuesday afternoon the New Hazelton RCMP were called out to a collision between a transport truck and a CN train.

Getting the word out on communication

Shannon Hurst talks about communication in this week's My Town column.

Spartans took on Smithers over weekend

The Hazelton Spartans junior boys basketball team played in Smithers on Saturday in a playday hosted by Bulkley Valley Christian School.