Local News

Housing affordability in Northern B.C. sees slight improvements: report

Higher paying jobs mitigating effects of increased housing prices, Realtor says

Estimate on Telkwa flood mitigation tops $1 million

A preliminary report on Telkwa’s flood readiness recommends new pumping stations and dike upgrades

Town will cycle out Third Avenue “sharrows”

Council decided the bicycle road markings are not effective and removed them from annual repainting

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Smithers Secondary climate rally

Northwest B.C. leaders divided over oil tanker ban

Senate hearings in Prince Rupert and Terrace show Bill C-48 is at a crossroads

CT scanner expected to be up and running by end of June

When tragedy strikes and internal injuries are expected, 30 minutes can make all the difference

  • Apr 18, 2019

Gas prices steady in Smithers

Industry analyst says local retailers not making money, pain yet to come

Woodstove exchange program continues

Smithers residents eligible for up to $1,900 to upgrade to eco-friendlier technology

  • Apr 18, 2019

Council discusses uses for $6.2 million grant

A resident requested the sidewalk to nowhere be completed with grant money, kickstarting discussion

Interior News welcomes new reporter

Trevor Hewitt joins the newspaper team

  • Apr 17, 2019

Verdict scheduled in Giesbrecht murder trial

B.C. Supreme Court justice will render his decision May 24

Gas prices spike in northern B.C. ahead of the long weekend

Fuel went up 17 cents overnight in Prince Rupert

Indigenous health care a major topic for Northern Health

Health care access and new medical resource written entirely in Gitxsan on Northern Health agenda

Mayor, Pinnacle Pellet COO respond to Clear Air Now concerns

Council also orders staff to draw up lease for permanent air quality monitoring station at Muheim

Hazelton RCMP officer pleads not guilty to assault

A trial date for Const. Eric Unrau will be set on Apr. 23

More funds granted to Hazelton arena

Upper Skeena Recreation Centre now slated for fall opening

MP Nathan Cullen to testify at oil tanker ban committee hearings

Senators travel to Prince Rupert and Terrace as part of fact-finding mission on Bill C-48

West Coast Amusements cancels northwest B.C. carnival tour

There will be no Ferris wheel or bumper cars in Prince Rupert, Terrace or Kitimat this year

Telkwa rolls back water/sewer rate hike

Property value assessments and $3.6M infrastructure grant help council’s decision for reversal

Valley braces for wildfire season

Concern high after dry March and record-breaking seasons two years running

Aquatic Centre pool closed on Sundays (again)

Bulkley Valley Aquatic Centre pool also reduced hours of operation in fall 2018 due to understaffing