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More public students graduated on time

Students with special needs are also seeing an increase in graduates.

NWCC students can now complete business degrees in the U.S.

Northwest Community College finalizes a transfer agreement with Park University in Missouri.

Telkwa Mayor ‘disappointed’ by Senior Society’s letter

Also at Telkwa council, air monitor grant turned down because of Northern Health restrictions.

Doug Donaldson meets with Friends of Seven Sisters on logging plan

Environmental group discussed concerns with minister, who committed sending forest district manger.

Sik-e-dakh holding nomination meeting

The positions for one chief and four councillors are available in Glen Vowell’s March election.

AUDIO: Cullen on what’s in store for 2018

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP on valley, province, country and NDP’s future

MP Nathan Cullen on Delgamuukw 20th anniversary
VIDEO: High Chiefs entrance
VIDEO: Local Choir puts on a show
VIDEO: Ski and Snowboarding season has officially started

Hunting regulation changes up for public feedback

Many changes include more vehicle prohibitions in Telkwa Mountain area and less mule deer hunting.

BC Liberal leadership candidate Wilkinson visits Smithers

BC Liberal leadership candidate Andrew Wilkinson tries to answer questions on Northwest.

UPDATE: Daycare opening after Moricetown school flood

Witsuwit’en Child and Family Centre open for children of working parents, hopefully all on Friday.

Smithers wins recycling competition

Smithers will receive a prize of a bench made out of recycled plastic for its efforts.

More info shared on Smithers co-housing development

An info session took place Jan. 6 at the Healthy Living Centre. Plan is to be very senior friendly.

Smithers supportive housing closer to reality

Smithers 24-unit supportive housing project gets zoning approval from council.

Seven Sisters environmental group tries to protect area beside provincial park

The group acknowledges it faces an uphill battle in protecting area outside of park from logging.

Flooded Witsuwit’en Child and Family Centre opening delayed

Now aiming for Thursday, Jan. 10 as opening date for the daycare, with class in Band space Friday.

Telkwa’s long history with coal

Coal was first discovered in Telkwa in 1901.

UPDATE: Mount Milligan Mine temporarily suspends operations

There have not been any layoffs at this stage

  • Jan 8th, 2018

UPDATE: Moricetown school flooded

UPDATE: Witsuwit’en Child and Family Centre not open Monday but working parents’ kids back Tuesday.

Moricetown school flooded

Staff and contractors working to re-open school quickly. Band offers temporary space.

B.C. Poverty Reduction Strategy meeting in Smithers

Ideas shared at the public meeting will help shape the Poverty Reduction Strategy.

Fire destroys Babine Lake Resort’s main lodge

Community comes together to help after Christmas Eve fire.

  • Jan 5th, 2018