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BC Green Party leader visits Wet’suwet’en camps at heart of pipeline conflict

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada and First Nations

Police, EMTs respond to medical emergency at Main Street shop

One person was transported by ambulance to hospital following unknown incident

Calls for dialogue as Coastal GasLink pipeline polarizes some in northern B.C.

Coastal GasLink is building the 670-kilometre pipeline from British Columbia’s northeast to Kitimat on the coast

Coastal GasLink repeats desire for meeting with hereditary chiefs

Coastal GasLink says they’re ready to meet with the hereditary chiefs at their convenience

Smithers only taxi company closing down

BV Taxi parking its cars at the end of January

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B.C. Prosecution Service said sentence doesn’t meet standard for appeal

Community raises over $200 after library puts out call to get homeless out of extreme cold

Smithers Public Library is serving hot drinks and treats for all of the third week of January

Complaints filed against RCMP following two Gidimt’en members being turned away at police checkpoint

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association helped two individuals file the complaints

Miscommunication led to three people turned away at pipeline checkpoint: RCMP

Mounties were installing new access procedures after checkpoint was set up for Coastal GasLink site

Extreme cold warning still in effect, warming on weekend

Overnight Smithers will once again see temperatures into the minus-30s and wind chill of -41

Hereditary chiefs call for UN intervention in CGL dispute

Hereditary chiefs have asked the UN to monitor RCMP, government and CGL actions on their territory

Hazelton hospital second most crowded in B.C.

Wrinch Memorial operated at 120 per cent capacity in 2018-2019

Steelheads split weekend doubleheader

The team’s last home game is Jan. 25 when they take on the Terrace River Kings

Bachrach hopeful peaceful solution to dispute between hereditary chiefs and Coastal GasLink possible

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP says his overriding concern right now is safety for all involved

Green Party voices support for Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs’ eviction of CGL from territory

The party is calling for TC Energy and the RCMP to respect the hereditary chiefs’ wishes

Pellet shortage felt across Bulkley Valley

Forestry minister says most production is being shipped overseas

Coastal GasLink makes new request to meet with First Nation pipeline opponents

President writes letter following Premier John Horgan’s comments on law needing to be followed

RCMP create access control checkpoint on Morice West Forest Service Road

Premier says Coastal GasLink project will proceed despite opposition