Trevor Hewitt

RCMP cruiser. (File photo)

22-year-old Smithers man dies after stabbing

RCMP say they were called to a rural residence Saturday following reports of a stabbing

RCMP cruiser. (File photo)
An RCMP truck is pictured at the location of an RCMP exclusion zone at the 27-kilometre point of the Morice West Forest Service Road near Houston, B.C., on Feb. 6, 2020. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

VIDEO: Four arrested in northern B.C. as RCMP continues to enforce pipeline court order

Wet’suwet’en member says Mounties removed gates at Gidimt’en checkpoint

An RCMP truck is pictured at the location of an RCMP exclusion zone at the 27-kilometre point of the Morice West Forest Service Road near Houston, B.C., on Feb. 6, 2020. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Cat found abandoned in 7-Eleven dumpster makes full recovery after anonymous donation

Cat found abandoned in 7-Eleven dumpster makes full recovery after anonymous donation

The North West Animal Shelter said Latte will be available for adoption in mid February

Cat found abandoned in 7-Eleven dumpster makes full recovery after anonymous donation
Hereditary chiefs say they will challenge Coastal GasLink’s environmental certification

Hereditary chiefs say they will challenge Coastal GasLink’s environmental certification

Hereditary chief Na’Moks (John Ridsdale) made the announcement the morning of Feb. 6

Hereditary chiefs say they will challenge Coastal GasLink’s environmental certification
‘We’ll never put a price tag on our land’: hereditary chiefs say RCMP injunction enforcement imminent

‘We’ll never put a price tag on our land’: hereditary chiefs say RCMP injunction enforcement imminent

Talks between the hereditary chiefs and the Province ended on Feb. 4

‘We’ll never put a price tag on our land’: hereditary chiefs say RCMP injunction enforcement imminent
Taylor Bachrach (left) and Nathan Cullen (right) pictured at Bachrach’s Smithers campaign office opening on Sept. 5. Bachrach is taking over Cullen’s place as the NDP candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Bachrach calls on Trudeau to meet with hereditary chiefs in CGL dispute

The federal government maintains the issue is solely under provincial jurisdiction

Taylor Bachrach (left) and Nathan Cullen (right) pictured at Bachrach’s Smithers campaign office opening on Sept. 5. Bachrach is taking over Cullen’s place as the NDP candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
A group of supporters pictured at the encampment located just before the RCMP access control checkpoint at kilometre 27 of the Morice West Forest Service Road on Feb. 5 show their support for the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs in their fight against CGL. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Hereditary Chiefs say CGL asked B.C. to drop talks after making clear no access would be granted

The Province denies that it walked away from discussions and says it is committed to dialogue

A group of supporters pictured at the encampment located just before the RCMP access control checkpoint at kilometre 27 of the Morice West Forest Service Road on Feb. 5 show their support for the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs in their fight against CGL. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Smithers Regional Airport (YYD). YYD was recently recognized by the BC Aviation Council (BCAC) with their annual Environmental Award for the installation of their new geothermal heating and cooling system. Manager Rob Blackburn was at the annual Silver Wings Awards on Oct. 24 to accept the award on behalf of the airport, which is owned and operated by the Town of Smithers. (File photo)

Air Canada promises to take closer look at pricing between Smithers and Vancouver

The airline will look at a recent YYD fees and charges study to help determine future flight price

Smithers Regional Airport (YYD). YYD was recently recognized by the BC Aviation Council (BCAC) with their annual Environmental Award for the installation of their new geothermal heating and cooling system. Manager Rob Blackburn was at the annual Silver Wings Awards on Oct. 24 to accept the award on behalf of the airport, which is owned and operated by the Town of Smithers. (File photo)
The Bulkley Valley Emergency Support Services new Mobile Response Unit made its inaugural appearance as part of the Emergency Services food drive for the Salvation Army Nov. 30. (Thom Barker photo)

Council gives thumbs up to application for emergency social services grant

If approved, grant money will go towards computers for ESS programs across the municipality

The Bulkley Valley Emergency Support Services new Mobile Response Unit made its inaugural appearance as part of the Emergency Services food drive for the Salvation Army Nov. 30. (Thom Barker photo)
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It might not be the Coronavirus, but we’re still due for a global reset

Trevor believes given the right circumstances a virus like 2019nCoV could be a disaster for humanity

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A male caribou. (Black Press file photo)

Retired ecosystems biologist raises concerns about proposed Telkwa coal mine’s impact on caribou

The company says the project could be a net positive on the herd through local restoration efforts

A male caribou. (Black Press file photo)
Smithers Steelhead Niko Clarke races behind Terrace River King Colby Ames during a Nov. 16 match between the two teams in Smithers. The River Kings won the match 9-6, bringing the Steelheads’ season record to 2-3. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Steelheads drop final game of regular season 9-6 to Terrace River Kings

The boys play their first playoff game against the Kitimat Ice Demons on Feb. 7 in Kitimat

Smithers Steelhead Niko Clarke races behind Terrace River King Colby Ames during a Nov. 16 match between the two teams in Smithers. The River Kings won the match 9-6, bringing the Steelheads’ season record to 2-3. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Liberal MP Dan Vandal arrives for the swearing in of the new cabinet at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Pro-Wet’suwet’en youth group stages sit-in at Manitoba Liberal MP’s office

The group says it is committed to future sit-ins at offices of other MPs and banks which support CGL

Liberal MP Dan Vandal arrives for the swearing in of the new cabinet at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Highway 16 reopened after temporarily closure following car accident at Raymond Road

Highway 16 reopened after temporarily closure following car accident at Raymond Road

The Interior News has asked the Ministry of Transportation if there were any injuries

Highway 16 reopened after temporarily closure following car accident at Raymond Road
RCMP vehicles pictured at the 27-kilometre mark of Morice West Forest Service Road. The RCMP has said they have set up the check point to assure safety and mitigate concerns surrounding a number of hazardous items found in close proximity to a number of felled logs further down the road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Police say woman was detained, not arrested, following unapproved entry of police checkpoint

The woman and two others told the RCMP they were delivering supplies to a camp down the road

RCMP vehicles pictured at the 27-kilometre mark of Morice West Forest Service Road. The RCMP has said they have set up the check point to assure safety and mitigate concerns surrounding a number of hazardous items found in close proximity to a number of felled logs further down the road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
RCMP vehicles pictured at the 27-kilometre mark of Morice West Forest Service Road. The RCMP has said they have set up the check point to assure safety and mitigate concerns surrounding a number of hazardous items found in close proximity to a number of felled logs further down the road. (Trevor Hewitt photos)

Gidimt’en clan comdemning RCMP action after elder arrested at checkpoint

Carmen Nikal, 73, was arrested late Friday night and was released without charges

RCMP vehicles pictured at the 27-kilometre mark of Morice West Forest Service Road. The RCMP has said they have set up the check point to assure safety and mitigate concerns surrounding a number of hazardous items found in close proximity to a number of felled logs further down the road. (Trevor Hewitt photos)
Gladys Atrill recently announced she would be throwing her hat into the Smithers mayoral race. Atrill was first elected to Smithers Town Council in 2014. (File photo)

Gladys Atrill will make mayoral bid

Atrill was first elected to Council in November 2014 before being re-elected in 2018

Gladys Atrill recently announced she would be throwing her hat into the Smithers mayoral race. Atrill was first elected to Smithers Town Council in 2014. (File photo)
Hereditary Chief Na’Moks addresses a crowd at Bovill Square in Smithers on Jan. 10. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

‘I think it’s an easy way out’: hereditary chief feels feds should be involved in talks

The hereditary chiefs have repeatedly called for talks with the Province and federal government

Hereditary Chief Na’Moks addresses a crowd at Bovill Square in Smithers on Jan. 10. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
RCMP confirm deployment in Bulkley Valley for enforcement of Coastal GasLink injunction

RCMP confirm deployment in Bulkley Valley for enforcement of Coastal GasLink injunction

Deployment decision made prior to Wet’suwet’en announcement of talks with Province: RCMP

RCMP confirm deployment in Bulkley Valley for enforcement of Coastal GasLink injunction
Premier John Horgan, left, shares a laugh with with Chief Na’Moks (John Ridsdale) during a smoke feast in Witset March 16 held to announce a new round of discussions on Indigenous rights and title between the Wet’suwet’en and Province of British Columbia. (Thom Barker photo)

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs agree to sit down with Province at ‘Wiggus’ table

The Province issued a statement saying it welcomed the announcement as a positive sign

Premier John Horgan, left, shares a laugh with with Chief Na’Moks (John Ridsdale) during a smoke feast in Witset March 16 held to announce a new round of discussions on Indigenous rights and title between the Wet’suwet’en and Province of British Columbia. (Thom Barker photo)