Shawn Shlamp (left) receives his belt buckle for tracking the largest black bear. Chris Gareau photo

Northwest guides celebrated

The belt buckles were handed out at the Northwest Guide Outfitters Association’s AGM in Smithers.

Guides were celebrated at the Northwest Guide Outfitters Association’s annual general meeting last Saturday in Smithers.

Also present was Wild Sheep Foundation marketing director Garret Long, who presented the association with a $10,000 cheque to help preserve animals for future generations of hunters.

Guides who helped find the largest animals were awarded with belt buckles adorned with the animal they were recognized for:

– Northern moose: Dalmon Oler

– Caribou: Roger Oler

– Mountain goat: Elijah Anderson

– Black bear: Shawn Shlamp.

– Stone sheep: Nathan French

– Central moose: Hawk Steffey

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Northwest Guide Outfitters Association past president Sonny Perkinson (left) accepts a $10,000 cheque from Wild Sheep Foundation marketing director Garrett Long at the Association’s AGM in Smithers Saturday. Chris Gareau photo

Just Posted

Closures and cancellations in the Bulkley Valley due to COVID-19

Many places and businesses have closed or reduced their hours

UPDATE: Man drowns crossing Skeena River

59-year old Prince Rupert victim pronounced dead at Mills Memorial

Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north

Former senior Northern Health official also wants work camps shut down

Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert

‘In moments of crisis, fear is very real and palpable,’ says SFU’s Peter Chow-White

Northern Health preparing ‘for a changing situation’ in response to COVID-19

The health authority is taking a number of measures to free up hospital capacity where possible

‘The Office’ star John Krasinski offers Some Good News in trying times

‘The human spirit still found a way to break through and blow us all away’

Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight

Government has signed deals with three companies

World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released

Comprehensive news update from around the world as of Tuesday, March 31.

Canada expands 75% wage subsidy to COVID-19 affected businesses of all sizes: Trudeau

Program will provide up to $847 per week for each worker

‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19

‘I want people to start listening to what the doctors are saying. This is no joke, please stay home’

Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads

Teamsters Canada says truckers are increasingly being denied warm meals

Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery

Four postal workers in Canada have tested positive for COVID-19 infection:

Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support

Union represents workers in hotels, casinos, airports, arenas, universities, schools and remote resource camps

Most Read