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No charges laid in VIP fishing trip to Ecstall River, anglers told

But DFO says ongoing conversations will limit likelihood of repeat incidents

Health fair injects safety into early education conversation

No one likes getting sick, but for those entering kindergarten, risks are elevated.

Wet’suwet’en First Nation tells court it should have been consulted after artifacts found at pipeline site

Petition challenges the decision of the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission and provincial Archaeology Branch

More Smithers Recycling Depot fire video
More Recycling Depot fire video
WATCH: Fire at Smithers Recycling Centre
Smithers Secondary climate rally

Lara Beckett new NCLGA president

Beckett moves up from first vice-president

Fatal crash occurred three hours into aerial mapping flight

Second fatality victim identified as Amir Sedghi, an analyst with Precision Vectors

Smithers Recycling Depot ablaze

Firefighters from Smithers, Telkwa and Houston on scene, video to follow

Police warn of property crime spree

Unlocked vehicles in Smithers and tool sheds from Witset to Quick targeted

Palliative Care Hospice Week seeks to dispel myths

Bulkley Valley Hospice Society focussed on quality of life

NDP MPs announce support for Taylor Bachrach

Another NDP MP has thrown their support behind Taylor Bachrach.

Ontario sentencing rekindles pre-born debate

Smithers pro-lifers prepare for March for Life event

Smithers resident’s challenge to Coastal GasLink heard by NEB

Lawyers submitted oral arguments on jurisdiction to the board in Calgary last week

Former Burns Lake mayor pleads guilty to four sex assault charges

Luke Strimbold to be sentenced at a later date, tentatively set for Sept. 23

Lorne Borgal among dead in plane crash

Three people killed and one airlifted to hospital after a Cessna crashed north of Smithers on May 4

New gun club president takes aim at group’s longevity

Greg Zavaduk never fancied himself a president, but the Bulkley Valley Rod & Gun Club needed one.

Charity event for local shelter seeks to pair animals with furever homes

It was all paws on deck at Total Pet this past weekend.

Northwest Fire Centre burn ban starts Monday

Rising temperatures have resulted in a ban on some types of open burning

Greg Brown says he’s ready to fight for Skeena-Bulkley Valley

When you live in the seventh-largest political riding in Canada, you have to be used to long drives.

Paper playground puts kids in charge

When you step into the realm of Paper Playground, anything goes — and kids are in charge.

New power line needed for LNG project

Would connect Site C to LNG plant at Kitimat