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Celebration of life held for Bill Goodacre

Former town councillor and friend to all remembered for his decency and respectfulness

  • Feb 3, 2019

More than a ‘protest camp’: Unist’ot’en camp residents on life on the land

Many flocked to the area after RCMP enforced a court injunction and arrested 14 people at a site down a gravel road from the camp

Sexual assault suspect released on bail

Clifford Harris, accused of sexual assault and unlawful confinement, released into treatment

  • Feb 3, 2019
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Premier John Horgan speaks at Witset Smoke Feast
Deconsecration of St. Stephen's Anglican Church in Telkwa
What's next for Cullen?
Cullen not running

Main issue is Indigenous rights and title: Cullen

MP reflects on upcoming election as new session starts; thinks Trudeau is vulnerable in 2019.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Hereditary chiefs renew demand for pipeline shutdown

Coastal GasLink found non-compliant with environmental assessment certificate last year

  • Jan 31, 2019

Hwy 16 transit use inconsistent

Two years in, bus ridership is down or up since a year ago depending on which community.

Mobile fire trailer proposed

RDBN director Mark Fisher asking if rural residents willing to chip in for wildfire protection.

  • Jan 31, 2019

UPDATE: Winter storm warning

Winter storm warning in effect from the Bulkley Valley to the Alberta border. More snow predicted.

TransCanada to sell up to 75% stake in Coastal GasLink pipeline

Company reducing its interest in the 670-kilometre, 48-inch diameter natural gas pipeline project

Bill Goodacre dies at 67

Long time Smithers councillor and former MLA remembered for his compassion

  • Jan 28, 2019

Unist’ot’en demand work stoppage of Coastal GasLink pipeline project

Wet’suwet’en house claims company is violating the law and injunction agreement

  • Jan 28, 2019

Coastal GasLink pauses work over trap line dispute

Unist’ot’en dispute claims traps were set after injunction gives pipeline workers access.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

Graduation rates drop in Coast Mountains School District

Lower student cohorts, increase in Evergreen certificates pointed as possible causes

RCMP on man-hunt for two armed suspects in northwest B.C.

Terrace RCMP and Forensic Identification Unit is investigating after truck was stolen at gunpoint

Coastal GasLink stops work on pipeline over trapline dispute in northern B.C.

Traps had been placed inside construction boundaries and people were entering the site, raising safety concerns

Red Mountain Underground Gold Project federally approved

Mine near Stewart to provide 200 jobs, last for six years.

MP Cullen undecided about running again

Nathan Cullen was first elected to represent Skeena-Bulkley Valley in 2004.

Fundraiser for housefire victim up to $4K

Komi Pelawelo and his son were not home that Saturday morning when a blaze broke out on Slack Road.

  • Jan 23, 2019

Telkwa council briefs

Only a quarter of residents are using the Village recycling program.

  • Jan 23, 2019