Shannon Hurst

What was a huge mound of dirt for the past four months is now once again flat land in preparation for holding tanks to be installed in late September.

Water project on track to be ready to go by end of September

There was action behind the South Hazelton firehall last week as the giant mound of dirt put in place to soak up wet ground in the spring was finally removed. However, the state of the water project overall seems to be a question of ongoing concern that for residents.

What was a huge mound of dirt for the past four months is now once again flat land in preparation for holding tanks to be installed in late September.
Anthropologist

Archeological dig goes very well at Hagwilget

What started out as a potentially very negative situation five years ago in Hagwilget Village with the unexpected discover of human remains by BC Hydro has been turned into many positives this week with the success of an archeological dig.

Anthropologist

Archeological dig a fantastic learning experience for everyone

Shannon Hurst's My Town column.

Solid turnout for Gitxsan Open

The Annual Gitxsan Open Best Ball Golf Tournament was held last Saturday and organizers said it was another success this year with a solid turnout, decent weather and a good prizes.

Bats a handy mammal to have around

Shannon Hurst's My Town column.

Gitanmaax hosted an area soccer tournament over the weekend — despite the weather — with the finals taking place on Sunday afternoon with the Strikers taking the win.

Players not fazed by the rain

Soccer players in the Hazeltons don't let a little rain stop their play.

Gitanmaax hosted an area soccer tournament over the weekend — despite the weather — with the finals taking place on Sunday afternoon with the Strikers taking the win.

What are the top free things to do in the Hazeltons?

The Village Administrator, Kelly Mattson, said it should be another great year and they have lots of other exciting projects in the works including a new brochure called "The Top 100 Free Things to Do in the Hazeltons."

Bronze for Yee in Ottawa competition

Hazelton's Regan Yee had yet another top performance last weekend at the 35th annual Royal Canadian Legion you and midget track and field championships at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility in Ottawa.

Looking for recruits in Women’s Hockey

With hockey season already winding up and registration underway, many people are wondering if there will be a women's hockey team this year in the Hazeltons'.

A luminary lines the walkway at last year’s Candles by the River event. The celebration returns again this year

Candles by the River back this year

The sixth Annual Candles by the River celebration is set to return to the banks of the Skeena in Hazelton on Saturday August 13 as the finale to Pioneer Day.

A luminary lines the walkway at last year’s Candles by the River event. The celebration returns again this year

Pioneer Day rapidly approaching in the Hazeltons

Pioneer Day is quickly approaching and this year the Village of Hazelton has added new things and they have been working hard to make this one of the best years ever.

Light at the end of the tunnel

Shannon Hurst's My Town.

Phone scammers targetting your computer

Last week several area residents received a phone call from someone claiming they were from Windows and they were warning people of a computer virus.

A new sign went up on the former Kispiox Forest Products Mill in South Hazelton to reflect the anticipated opening of Gitxsan Forest Enterprises Inc’s site.

Mill is set to re-open in the Hazeltons

It has been a longtime since there has been a mill up and running in the Hazeltons but the lumber industry is strengthening once again and economic stability is starting to return to the North.

A new sign went up on the former Kispiox Forest Products Mill in South Hazelton to reflect the anticipated opening of Gitxsan Forest Enterprises Inc’s site.

Differences reconciled over special blessing at Kispiox music festival

After several years of friction between the Gitxsan and the Kispiox Music Festival, countless meetings and hours of dedication finally paid off as the two groups reconciled their differences and made amends in front of the gathered festival goers on Saturday.

The Misty River Gallery held their open house last week.

Gallery opens in new location

The Misty River Art Gallery held their open house in their new building at the River Boat last Thursday.

The Misty River Gallery held their open house last week.
Regan Yee took a gold medal last week in the 2000 meter steeplechase in Coquitlam.

Yee back on top with a gold finish

Hazelton athlete Regan Yee gets gold at the BC Athletics Championships Jamboree in Coquitlam.

Regan Yee took a gold medal last week in the 2000 meter steeplechase in Coquitlam.

Putting spotlight on reading

This summer the Hazelton District Library is once again putting a spotlight on reading and literacy with several programs throughout the area.

Some new twists for this year’s Kispiox Music Festival

This year’s Kispiox Music Festival has a few new twists, some new additions and once again a full and unique venue with a little something for everyone, according to organizers.

Tons of excitement for Kispiox Music Festival

Shannon Hurst describes her feelings ahead of the Kispiox Valley Music Festival.