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LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist

LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist

Province lobbies chiefs on Coastal GasLink as company turned away from site by camp.

LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist
Shar Wilson of Langford is the owner and creator of Finawear, a clothing company that sells what she calls ‘authentic, wearable, Indigenous art.’ Wilson pitched her company to CBC’s Dragons’ Den. The episode will air on Nov. 22. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Entrepreneur’s wearable Indigenous art appears on Dragons’ Den tonight

Gitxsan artist, Shar Wilson pitched her clothing company, Finawear to the popular show in the spring

Shar Wilson of Langford is the owner and creator of Finawear, a clothing company that sells what she calls ‘authentic, wearable, Indigenous art.’ Wilson pitched her company to CBC’s Dragons’ Den. The episode will air on Nov. 22. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The airport says vehicles parked in the no parking zone block on coming traffic’s view of this crosswalk. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)

Taxi airport parking problems

BV Taxi and Smithers Airport conflict on safety, service and security treatment of drivers.

The airport says vehicles parked in the no parking zone block on coming traffic’s view of this crosswalk. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)
Core boxes at the Telkwa Coal core shack. Contributed photo

Telkwa Coal at EA threshold

Public input, new road and rail costs means more production planned for steel-making coal mine.

Core boxes at the Telkwa Coal core shack. Contributed photo
Ridley Terminals Inc., a coal export terminal, is a Crown corporation based on the North Coast of B.C. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Indigenous nations receive 10 per cent stake in coal terminal

Sale of Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert expected to be completed by summer 2019

Ridley Terminals Inc., a coal export terminal, is a Crown corporation based on the North Coast of B.C. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Babine Animal Hospital veterinarian Michael Des Harnais                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

Babine Animal Hospital has moved to a new location

The new building is about 4000 square feet whereas the old building was 2000 square feet.

Babine Animal Hospital veterinarian Michael Des Harnais                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
(Left to right) Darren McMillan, Caitllan McMillian, Sheona Sikkes and Brian Sikkes

Paul’s Bakery celebrates its 60th anniversary

Despite everything around it changing, the bakery has remained a family affair.

(Left to right) Darren McMillan, Caitllan McMillian, Sheona Sikkes and Brian Sikkes
Photo by Naramata Fire Rescue

Fire chases Burns Lake crews out of their own camp

Crews are having to leave after a wildfire reportedly overtook their sleeping quarters

Photo by Naramata Fire Rescue
Big scoop! Frozen North returns

Big scoop! Frozen North returns

Frozen North is open every day from noon to 8 p.m.

Big scoop! Frozen North returns
Smithers Brewing Company grand opening

Smithers Brewing Company grand opening

Smithers Brewing Company had a packed house on its opening day.

Smithers Brewing Company grand opening
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
Adin Bennett, Cameron James and Blaine Estby have waited two years for this moment.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta

Craft beer drinkers rejoice: another brewery is coming to town

Smithers Brewing Company will have eight styles of beer such as strawberry rhubarb on tap at launch.

Adin Bennett, Cameron James and Blaine Estby have waited two years for this moment.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta
Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.

Taggart and Killeen depart CTV News Vancouver

Co-anchors exit news outlet amid ‘major refresh’ at station

Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.
Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralson, is asking the federal government to develop plans to improve CN Rail’s services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Northern B.C. rail service is unreliable and inadequate, trade minister says

Bruce Ralston pushes federal minister of transport to ensure reliable supply of rail cars

Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralson, is asking the federal government to develop plans to improve CN Rail’s services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Premier John Horgan and ‘Namgis Chief Don Svanvik meet at Alert Bay over opposition to salmon farming, Oct. 12, 2017. (Hanna Petersen/North Island Gazette)

B.C. minister warned salmon farm not to restock

Letter to Marine Harvest not a threat, Lana Popham says

Premier John Horgan and ‘Namgis Chief Don Svanvik meet at Alert Bay over opposition to salmon farming, Oct. 12, 2017. (Hanna Petersen/North Island Gazette)
Joni Jones. (Photo contributed)

Helping a fitness trainer reach her goal

Joni Jones is looking to the community to help her get $5,000 for her business.

Joni Jones. (Photo contributed)