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The BV Community Foundation gives a cheque to Witset First Nation Ball Park Revitalization project organizers. (Submitted photo)

BV Community Foundation awards $100K grant to Witset Ball Park Revitalization project

Improvements to the backstop, dugouts, bleachers, washrooms, fencing, and field will be carried out.

Traffic delays expected on Hudson Bay Mountain Road through Oct.1. (FB photo)

Traffic control for wildfire risk reduction on HB Mountain Rd., expect delays

Work will continue from approximately 9-18 km on Hudson Bay Mountain Road until Oct 1

The Ubleis Logging team celebrates securing former NHL star Doug Bodger with a bid of $4,000 during the Smithers Celebrity Golf Tournament's Celebrity Auction Aug. 11 at Boston Pizza. (Thom Barker photo)

Celebrity golf tourney celebrity auction breaks record raising $94K for charity

Dan Hamhuis, Cliff Ronning and Paul Haysom tie for top bid at $5,500

Sim’oogit Ni’isjoohl (Chief Earl Stephens) stands next to a replica of the Ni'isjoohl memorial pole in Laxgalts’ap (Greenville), in the Nass Valley. (Photo courtesy Nisga'a Nation)

Nisga’a delegation headed to Scotland to discuss repatriation of stolen memorial pole

The totem pole was taken in 1929 from Nisga’a House of Ni’isjoohl

Sim’oogit Ni’isjoohl (Chief Earl Stephens) stands next to a replica of the Ni'isjoohl memorial pole in Laxgalts’ap (Greenville), in the Nass Valley. (Photo courtesy Nisga'a Nation)
View from the reconnaissance flight. BC Wildfire Service

Mt. Evans fire near Kimberley being monitored by helicopters and air tankers

Terrain is not safe for ground crews says BC Wildfire Service

View from the reconnaissance flight. BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service crews mopping up as a result of the Keremeos Creek wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service- Facebook)

Keremeos Creek wildfire evacuation orders rescinded for Olalla

Village of Apex and portion of Green Mountain Road remain on evacuation

BC Wildfire Service crews mopping up as a result of the Keremeos Creek wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service- Facebook)
Smithers Tourism Society is growing concerned about the lack of a taxi service and trying to raise awareness of the problem and find solutions for getting people from the airport into town. (File photo)

Tourism society worried about lack of taxi service

Society trying to come up with solutions to get people from the airport to town

Smithers Tourism Society is growing concerned about the lack of a taxi service and trying to raise awareness of the problem and find solutions for getting people from the airport into town. (File photo)
Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons is thrilled the provincial government is stopping the antlerless moose hunt in Region 7. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cow Moose Sign Project founder applauds B.C.’s decision to protect cow moose in Omineca region

Regulation changes will see calf and cow moose hunts left out of the Limited Entry Hunt in Region 7

Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons is thrilled the provincial government is stopping the antlerless moose hunt in Region 7. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Oscar Lang takes a short break in Telkwa along his route from Alaska to Argentina. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Biking the Pan-American Highway for the Amazon

Oscar Lang cycling more than 48,000 kms to raise funds and awareness of the rainforest

Oscar Lang takes a short break in Telkwa along his route from Alaska to Argentina. (Marisca Bakker photo)
The wildfire south of Rosswood as it looked from the air earlier. Skimmer aircraft were deployed today. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Rosswood fire has moved away from structures

Skimmer aircraft used today to establish perimeter

The wildfire south of Rosswood as it looked from the air earlier. Skimmer aircraft were deployed today. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
Cindy Martin. The former teacher and advocate for Indigenous women went missing on the night of Dec. 23, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Sheridan Martin)

Remains of Hazelton woman missing since 2018 found

Cindy Martin was last seen in New Hazelton on Dec. 23, 2018

Cindy Martin. The former teacher and advocate for Indigenous women went missing on the night of Dec. 23, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Sheridan Martin)
Sam Raven. (Submitted photo)

Sam Raven announces candidacy for Smithers council

Raven currently works as constituency assistant to Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen

Sam Raven. (Submitted photo)
The panel carved by late Gitxsan artist Walter Harris finds a new home at the hockey arena of the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre, Hazelton. (Photo courtesy, LNG Canada)

Carving returned to Gitxsan artist’s hometown in Kispiox after four decades in Kitimat

LNG Canada arranged for the return of the Walter Harris carving after its former home was decommissioned

The panel carved by late Gitxsan artist Walter Harris finds a new home at the hockey arena of the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre, Hazelton. (Photo courtesy, LNG Canada)
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No foul play in unexpected death on Telkwa High Road: RCMP

Man died while cycling near Witset on Monday

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This burned tree along Highway 3A is a hazard and could come down onto the road. It’s an example of the dangers of opening the highway too soon, said BC Wildfire. (BC Wildfire)

Some Keremeos Creek fire evacuation orders and alerts rescinded

Evacuations lifted for over 40 properties along Hwy 3A corridor

This burned tree along Highway 3A is a hazard and could come down onto the road. It’s an example of the dangers of opening the highway too soon, said BC Wildfire. (BC Wildfire)
Bovill Square was vandalized again this week. Town crews quickly cleaned up. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Arrest made after Bovill Square was vandalized again

The stage was once again the centre of someone’s tags

Bovill Square was vandalized again this week. Town crews quickly cleaned up. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Nathan Cullen, minister responsible for immigration, during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. Cullen recently met with the federal government asking for more control over immigration for the province. (Thom Barker photo)

B.C. asks federal government for more autonomy over immigration to solve labour shortage

Immigration minister Nathan Cullen lobbies Ottawa to up medical professionals sponsorship to 10,000

Nathan Cullen, minister responsible for immigration, during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. Cullen recently met with the federal government asking for more control over immigration for the province. (Thom Barker photo)
Uniformed RCMP officers established a perimeter early this morning in Terrace while the police force’s Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant. (Staff photo)
Uniformed RCMP officers established a perimeter early this morning in Terrace while the police force’s Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant. (Staff photo)
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
Fort Telkwa was the site of a fatal accident August 4. (Deb Meissner photo)

Excavator tumbles into Bulkley River killing operator

The Workers Compensation Board is investigating the cause of the incident

Fort Telkwa was the site of a fatal accident August 4. (Deb Meissner photo)