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Guidelines for recreational fishing expected this week

Travel bans will challenge businesses in fisheries already hurt by low stocks

District launching survey to analyze COVID-19’s impact on local business

The Kitimat Economic Recovery Task Force is made up of representatives from across the District

Smithers rainbow flag raising
Smithers Black an Indigenous Lives Matter Rally
Alaska 'queue jumpers' not welcome to stop in B.C.
Taking on student-volunteer program a mistake, Kielburgers say

95 per cent of Public Works employees back to work

District of Kitimat says it is continuously reassessing work conditions

Council passes bylaw to allow borrowing against anticipated revenue

Smithers will be authorized to borrow up to $8.3 million to ensure cash flow during COVID-19

Northwest sees 0 fentanyl-detected deaths in January but Northern Health numbers static

Northern Health saw six fentanyl-detected deaths in January, the same as in 2019

EXCLUSIVE: A first look at the land title memorandum between Wet’suwet’en, B.C. and Canada

Exclusive and/or shared jurisdiction will be handed over to First Nation houses over time

“Opening up” does not mean business as usual

Smithers MDs are ready for a cautious loosening of COVID-19 restrictions

  • May 7, 2020

Town awards housing needs assessment contract

The winning bid was from the Social Planning and Research Council of B.C. in Burnaby

Telkwa not raising taxes this year

Mayor and Council to get long over due raise

Pop-up store pops up for good

Out of Hand opens its doors on Thursday to offer locally made food and gifts

New group forms in Smithers to fight climate change

Members trying to reduce greenhouse gases locally

BVCF accepting applications for learning awards

Community foundation to out hand out $15,000 in grants for students

Virtual parliament encourages decorum among MPs

The first session carried out by Zoom had some glitches but also some benefits: Bachrach

Canfor closure extended to at least middle of May

Company says COVID-19 pandemic has reduced lumber sales

Demand soaring for Salvation Army food assistance

Federal grant is helping to meet the need

Telkwa hires new director of operations

Lev Hartfeil is excited about the Village’s upcoming infrastructure projects.

Nav Canada suspends overnight air navigation services at Terrace airport

Airport will not have a Flight Service Specialist working between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Wet’suwet’en elected chiefs call for withdrawal of ‘premature’ agreement on rights and title

The elected chiefs claim negotiation process ignored them and many clan members