Shannon Hurst

Wolverines start off season on home ice against Luckies

The Hazelton Wolverines hosted their season opener against the Houston Luckies last weekend and started things off in style with a tailgate party, music and food.

Keep hockey spirit alive in the Hazeltons

Fall is here, the ice is in and it’s hockey season once again!

Day of mushroom picking turns tragic

The story of the missing mushroom pickers has not turned out well.

Problems linger from school closures in Hazelton

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$1,500 raised in Hazelton Terry Fox Run

The Annual Terry Fox Run once again boasted a solid turnout on Sunday with a combined number of 68 participants walking, running or riding.

Huynh coming back to town next week

People are getting excited with the news of gold medal Olympic wrestler, Carol Huynh making a return to the Hazeltons next week.

Many took part in AIDs walk

This year’s annual AIDS Awareness Walk in the Hazelton took place on Sunday and more than 45 people of all ages showed up to participate.

Fox, AIDs walk take up Sunday

This coming Sunday is a busy day for outside activists and enthusiasts with two walk/run events in the area.

SCHA meetings starting

The South Hazelton Community Association will be starting regular meetings next week on Sept. 20, starting at 7 p.m.

Applications being accepted to support sports

he Social Planning and Research Council of British Columbia (SPARC BC), which focuses on social justice issues and works with communities on issues such as accessibility, community development, income security and social planning is accepting applications to help support local sports.

Times set for practices for women’s hockey

While there is still a need for more females to sign up for the resurrected women’s hockey team in Hazelton, a time and day has been given for practices.

Misty River seeking artisans

The Misty River Community Arts Council is looking for artisans and creative people to display their work for sale.

Season your firewood

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Tax trouble for ex-pat U.S. Hazelton residents

For several Hazelton residents who are citizens of the United States, a potentially devastating financial situation is looming on the horizon.

Order of B.C. for Hazelton doc

It was announced last Friday that Dr. Phil Muir will be getting some of the credit due as he was named one of 14 British Columbians to receive the Order of British Columbia.

Two Mile mushroom buyer Ron Laverdiere holds up three decent size buttons brought in early Saturday morning by a local who was out walking his dog.

Time for pines

Prized by the Japanese for its distinct spicy door, Pine mushrooms, also known as Matsutake, are once again popping in the forests around outlying areas of the Hazeltons.

Two Mile mushroom buyer Ron Laverdiere holds up three decent size buttons brought in early Saturday morning by a local who was out walking his dog.

Figure skating gearing up for season

The Hazelton Figure Skating Club and the Canskate program are getting ready for the upcoming season.

Getting ready for school

It’s hard to believe that the leaves are already turning and falling to the grass that has been almost impossible to cut this year due to the constant wet weather. But regardless of the lack of summer sunshine one thing is certain, summer is all but over.

Constable Lansdowne was posted in the Hazeltons three months ago and said he is enjoying the small town feel.

New face for New Hazelton RCMP

The New Hazelton RCMP have added a few new faces to their detachment over the past few months and one of them is Constable Keith Lansdowne from Alert Bay.

Constable Lansdowne was posted in the Hazeltons three months ago and said he is enjoying the small town feel.

Hazelton resident gets great scholarship with Weston

Hazelton resident and graduate of Northwest Community College Martha Wilson has a story of inspiration involving a scholarship opportunity.