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Top 10 web stories of 2019: 10 – 6

A countdown of the stories that garnered the most views on www.interior-news.com

  • Dec 24, 2019

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP calling for independent review of RCMP action at Gidimt’en

Bachrach wants the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission to conduct a review of RCMP action

Langley RCMP probe assault at Willowbrook mall
A very rare natural phenomenon spotted in Kamloops
Car drives over Port Mann with blown-out tire
Canadian health agencies are preparing for coronavirus

B.C. forest industry ending 2019 in distress

Premier’s year-end interview looks ahead to 2020

UPDATE: Smithers United Church Dec. 22 service back in its normal location

The service had been tentatively relocated to Creation Station pending a building inspection

Council unanimously approves Active Transportation Plan

The plan was referred to the next Standing Committee on Strategic Priorities in mid-to-late December

Shared Histories Advisory Committee asks research material be donated

Dr. Tyler McCreary conducted the research between April 2016 and June 2018

Smithers RCMP ramps up impaired driving enforcement for holiday

Additional officers and roadblocks will be on the streets throughout the holidays

Smithers Town Council votes itself a pay raise

The increase amounts to just over a 12 per cent increase for mayor and councillor positions

Passage House reaches 30 years

The location has seen approximately 9,094 women and children since it opened on Dec. 1, 1989

Smithers skaters glide to podium at Kla How Ya competition

SFSC skaters are now preparing for regional championships, scheduled for Jan. 17-19 in Prince George

Council refers accessible parking assessment request to staff

Access Smithers recently sent council a letter expressing concerns over accessible parking in town

Telkwa water lines are ‘ticking time bombs’: mayor

Telkwa council plans to step up emergency preparedness in case another water line breaks

Hudson Bay Mountain opening on Dec. 18

The mountain is open 10 a.m-4 p.m. from Dec. 18-21

Kitsumkalum family in need after fire destroys family home

Donations being collected at Kitsumkalum Health Centre

Smithers slides its way into second round of voting for best B.C. sled town

Last year Tumbler Ridge won the competition beating out Flin Flon by less than 300 votes

Witness testimony in RCMP excessive force suit concludes

Justice Brenda Brown will receive final arguments before making a ruling at an undetermined date

Police seek victims of alleged Prince George pedophile

Kevin James Belcourt has been charged with several sex crimes involving a girl under 16

Telkwa lifts boil water advisory

The Village of Telkwa has just announced that as of 3:00 p.m.…

  • Dec 13, 2019

Chevron’s move to exit Kitimat LNG project a dash of ‘cold water’ for gas industry

Canada Energy Regulator approved a 40-year licence to export natural gas for Kitimat LNG