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New Hazelton Elementary School hosted a grand opening of the My Art Show Nov 23., at Misty River Art Gallery. The show will continue until December 23. (Submitted photo)

Misty River Art Gallery’s new show is a by young artisans

New Hazelton Elementary School, and the gallery hosted a grand opening of the students art

New Hazelton Elementary School hosted a grand opening of the My Art Show Nov 23., at Misty River Art Gallery. The show will continue until December 23. (Submitted photo)
RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

RCMP investigating fatal pedestrian collision in Prince George

A woman was struck by a vehicle on Dec. 17 in the area of Hwy 97 north

  • Dec 20, 2022
RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
The repairs included creating new, temporary, bridges for southbound traffic at the Bottletop and Jessica bridge sites, and for northbound traffic at the Juliet bridge site. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation photo)

Momentous moment as Coquihalla Highway reopens 4 lanes after flood repairs to bridges

Temporary repairs done to Jessica, Bottletop, and Juliet bridges with permanent repairs continuing

The repairs included creating new, temporary, bridges for southbound traffic at the Bottletop and Jessica bridge sites, and for northbound traffic at the Juliet bridge site. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation photo)
A 16-year-old is facing more than a dozen charges following an investigation into multiple vehicles being damaged. RCMP image

RCMP carry out drug raids in Houston and Granisle

Flash bangs used to gain entry to residences

A 16-year-old is facing more than a dozen charges following an investigation into multiple vehicles being damaged. RCMP image
Eagle Clan by Nathan Wilson. (Courtesy of District of Kitimat)

Artists selected for Haisla Bridge art panels

Nathan Wilson and Paul Windsor will create panels representing current and memorial clans

Eagle Clan by Nathan Wilson. (Courtesy of District of Kitimat)
Briana Greer (left) in Terrace with her mother, Sheila Myshrall, who urgently needs a kidney transplant. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Briana Greer (left) in Terrace with her mother, Sheila Myshrall, who urgently needs a kidney transplant. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. (Thom Barker photo)
Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. (Thom Barker photo)
From the left, councillor Heather Dedio, Mayor Linda McGuire, councillor Calvin Thompson, councillor Karen Barber and councillor Marilyn Berglund. (Village of Granisle photo)

The Village of Granisle council for 2022 to 2024

Here is the official photo of the Granisle council following the October…

From the left, councillor Heather Dedio, Mayor Linda McGuire, councillor Calvin Thompson, councillor Karen Barber and councillor Marilyn Berglund. (Village of Granisle photo)
The SD54 building in Smithers. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

School district seeks input on draft school calendars up to 2025

Input from parents, teacher and students is requested.

The SD54 building in Smithers. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
The Smithers Alpenhorn Man was vandalized. The horn was broken off at the mouthpiece recently. (Deb Meissner photo)

Vandals rip off horn from Alpenhorn Man statue in Smithers

Iconic statue has stood on Main St. in Smithers for decades

The Smithers Alpenhorn Man was vandalized. The horn was broken off at the mouthpiece recently. (Deb Meissner photo)
RCMP deployed on Morice Forest Service Road near Houston in November 2021. (Gidimt'en Checkpoint Facebook Photo)

Five Coastal GasLink pipeline opponents sentenced for criminal contempt

Three defendants received fines of $500, two 25 hours of community service

RCMP deployed on Morice Forest Service Road near Houston in November 2021. (Gidimt'en Checkpoint Facebook Photo)
Images from BC RCMP show extensive damage done to Coastal GasLink equipment and work sites on Feb. 17, 2022. (Photo courtesy of BC RCMP)

$100K reward offered for information on attack on Coastal GasLink camp near Houston

Group armed with axes allegedly attacked security guards and police, damaged camp in February

Images from BC RCMP show extensive damage done to Coastal GasLink equipment and work sites on Feb. 17, 2022. (Photo courtesy of BC RCMP)
A man died after being struck by a red Dodge Ram truck on Sunday morning (Dec. 11) at Lefeuvre Road in Abbotsford and the driver fled the scene, APD says. /Shane MacKichan Photo

Pedestrian dies in fatal Abbotsford crash with driver still at large

Driver fled the scene after crashing red Dodge Ram truck on Lefeuvre Road

A man died after being struck by a red Dodge Ram truck on Sunday morning (Dec. 11) at Lefeuvre Road in Abbotsford and the driver fled the scene, APD says. /Shane MacKichan Photo
Wrinch Memorial Hospital in Hazelton. (File photo)

Hazelton hospital escapee back in police custody

Buddy Shanoss fled Wrinch Memorial Hospital Dec. 5

Wrinch Memorial Hospital in Hazelton. (File photo)
(Mike Biden photo)

Oh Deer! Penticton firefighters make frigid rescue

Firefighters saved a deer stuck in the ice on Okanagan Lake

(Mike Biden photo)
WorkSafeBC issued a fine to Northern Health. (Image file.)

Northern Health hit with $355K fine for failing to do adequate safety reports

WorkSafeBC found ‘repeated violations’ following violence against a long-term care worker

WorkSafeBC issued a fine to Northern Health. (Image file.)
(Eric Anderson Photo)
(Eric Anderson Photo)
The new facade of the Central Park Building is a design to match the creativity found inside the building. (Grant Harris photo)

Council lukewarm on proposed changes to Central Park building

Users of the building want more accessibility and envision a major renovation

The new facade of the Central Park Building is a design to match the creativity found inside the building. (Grant Harris photo)
Richard Tran, Marley Telles, and Gurmanjot Arora. Nathan Caldwell was the fourth member of the team who did not travel with them. (Contributed photo)
Richard Tran, Marley Telles, and Gurmanjot Arora. Nathan Caldwell was the fourth member of the team who did not travel with them. (Contributed photo)
On November 17th, the Pisac Bomberos (firefighters) marched in a Parade honouring Inca Nobleman, Bernardo Tambohuacso, and members of the FRITA deployment were asked to march with B-131 Bomberos and “were honoured” to be able to display the Canadian flag. (Telkwa Fire Chief, Derek Dickson front right. (Jose L. A. Ascuna photo)

Telkwa Fire Chief joins international training deployment in Peru

More than 50 Peruvian firefighters took training from an international team including Derek Dickson

On November 17th, the Pisac Bomberos (firefighters) marched in a Parade honouring Inca Nobleman, Bernardo Tambohuacso, and members of the FRITA deployment were asked to march with B-131 Bomberos and “were honoured” to be able to display the Canadian flag. (Telkwa Fire Chief, Derek Dickson front right. (Jose L. A. Ascuna photo)
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