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Telkwa named site for power-boosting capacitor for Kitimat LNG power supply

BC Hydro releases plan to beef up power carrying capacity of line from Prince George to the coast

Ski Hill manager steps down

Mike Huffman will be replaced by Lex Rei-Jones later this month

CGL completes first in-field pipeline welds for Kitimat section of project

‘I never thought I’d live to see this day:’ Skeena MLA praises start of pipeline welding in Kitimat

Smithers rainbow flag raising
Smithers Black an Indigenous Lives Matter Rally
Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks
'This year is unlike any other': Trudeau delivers Canada day address

Air Canada to resume flights to YYD in July

Airline suspended flights in and out of Smithers during the pandemic

Pent up demand

Bottle depot reopens

No “negatives” with business restart in Smithers: Worksafe inspector

Lawrence Joice says he was impressed with his walkthrough of 50 downtown businesses

Northern Development relaxes rules on business facade grants

Trust removes matching funds requirement and restrictions on what money can be used for

Salvation Army celebrates National Doughnut Day with deliveries to front line COVID workers

National Doughnut Day pays tribute to the “Doughnut Lassies” of the First World War

Houston mill to re-open June 8

Ends lengthy shutdown which began in March

Fibre installation for South Hazelton begins

Citywest says it will install cable in the summer and home installations in the fall

Illicit overdose deaths on the rise during COVID-19: Northern Health

March 2020 saw a 61 per cent increase in illicit overdose deaths province-wide compared to February

B.C. police watchdog group investigating after June 1 death of Kitimat man

The man was reported to have fallen a number of times while in police custody on May 30

Annual bird count thrills organizer

Count took place over 48 hours

Schools get creative with their graduation ceremonies

Traditional ceremonies can’t be held during pandemic

Telkwa hopes to start assessment of municipal building for next stage of renovations

Staff to apply for grant for the Office Building Life Cycle Cost Assessment/Maintenance Plan Project

New to You reopens

Volunteers return to the thrift store so the community can shop and donate again

Telkwa Pub hopes to create some patio space

Pub owner wants to be able serve more customers with social distancing in mind

With wildfire season approaching, here are some tips to be ‘FireSmart’ this year

Q & A with Lindsay King, FireSmart Educator for the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako

Major paving projects announced

Extends west of Smithers to east of Houston

B.C. government eyes antlerless moose harvest increase in bid to save caribou

Antlerless moose hunts reduce predation for threatened mountain caribou, says ministry