The B.C. Conservatives approved the nomination of Telkwa resident Jonathan Dieleman in the riding of Stikine.
Dieleman graduated from Smithers High School, and later worked both in the forest industry as a logger and in the mine-exploration sector as a diamond-drillers helper..
Dieleman is involved with both the local 4H club and the Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association.
For more on this story see the April 10 issue of The Interior News.