Local News

Most intervenor requests in crucial natural gas pipeline case rejected

At stake is whether gas pipeline to LNG Canada plant should fall under federal jurisdiction

Smithers council reverses CT scan vote

Council unanimously waives all off-site works for hospital renovation.

To get to the other side

Access Smithers, Seniors’ Advocate, and Smithers mayor say crosswalk lights to short.

  • Dec 11, 2018

SD54 elects board positions

Trustees also appointed to committees.

Grim situation in coming year for northwest, B.C. fisheries

Annual post-season review in Prince Rupert informs DFO on how to manage 2019 fishing season

Northwest guides celebrated

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

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Chief Mabel Forsythe welcome at BVCDC grand opening

BVCS special education students enrich the community

Time that all students aren’t a full part of the community is gone.

Japanese company signs Telkwa Coal deal

How the proposed 750,000 tones of coal for making steel will be sold.

Dollar Store drive-thru

No serious injuries in crash through front window of Bulkley Village Shopping Centre.

City of Terrace leaps into real estate market

Expects that Canada LNG project will spark developer interest

Northern Hockey Lads fundraise for Asia/Europe trip

Fundraiser Dec. 11 to send Bulkley Valley players around the world, with hope to bring world back.

Gitxsan forming cross-sector salmon management team

Nation again declares closure of fishery in territory for 2019

Call widens for local benefits tied to new Mills Memorial project

Regional district director wants maximum use of local labour, businesses

Off-road vehicles caught in sensitive B.C. wildlife habitats to net $575 fine

Areas include all BC Parks and southern mountain caribou habitats

Bulkley Valley food producers discuss climate change

Water shortage was a huge issue for attendees.

  • Dec 4, 2018

New special prosecutor assigned to oversee former Burns Lake mayor’s case

Also, a Southside offender was sentenced to 18 months in jail

  • Dec 4, 2018

RDBN wants flexibility with additional dwellings on farmland

There is a new bill meant to avoid building extra homes on farmland.

  • Dec 3, 2018

Witset creates development corporation

All band owned businesses under one corporation.

  • Dec 1, 2018

Pool back open Sundays

The hours are still reduced, and a 10-day extension is being offered for members.

  • Nov 30, 2018