Caitlin Thompson

Explosives, firearms recovered from weekend standoff in Hagensborg

A high stakes standoff ended peacefully last Friday when single male was arrested without incident

Bella Coola Hospital benefits from Keystone of Life Foundation equipment donation

The rehab/physio department at the Bella Cool Hospital was the lucky recipient of a $10,000 donation

Overland flood insurance may exclude some homeowners from DFA

Spring flooding has not been a problem (yet) but 2017 fall flooding meant the area qualifed for DFA

Going solar in the rainforest – homeowners, local business make the switch

One resident and one local business owner have made a huge shift in how they power their operations

Local woman spearheads Stand for Water campaign

Jacinda Mack is at the forefront of a campaign designed to protect our freshwater

BC Ferries confirms Northern Sea Wolf will not sail until mid-July

BC Ferries had hoped to get the vessel in September of last year, but it didn’t arrive until December

New conservation officer to be posted full-time in Bella Coola

The hiring of additional conservation officers gives a boost to COS staffing levels

SAMS student selected for Minerva Foundation’s “Learning to Lead” program

Sir Alexander Mackenzie Student Olivia Cahoose has been selected to participate

Obstacle removal project to improve accessibility at Bella Coola Airport

Demand for the Bella Coola route has increased substantially over the past two years

Bella Coola sees biggest eulachon run in almost 20 years

Runs have been slowly coming up since 2012

Central Coast Regional District to receive $500,000 in flood mitigation funding

The funding is part of a $6.5M investment by the federal and provincial governments

O’Reilly found guilty of manslaughter in 2014 Anahim Lake murders

The court will set a date for sentencing on April 19

Lisa Tallio to receive BC Community Achievement Award

Lisa Tallio is the second Nuxalkmc in less than three years to receive an award from the Foundation

Grease making camp underway once again on the Bella Coola

There’s that familiar odour in the air once again: the unmistakeable smell of ooligan

Influx of funding means new projects, upgrades coming to Bella Coola and Central Coast

The Central Coast Regional District confirmed it will be receiving just over $6 million in funding

Nuxalk Radio featured in UBC exhibit at Irving K. Barber Centre

The exhibit, entitled “Nuxalk Radio: One Nation, Many Voices,” was curated by UBC students

Three percent accommodation tax approved for Bella Coola accommodation providers

Only fixed-room accommodation providers with four rooms or more are required to charge the tax.

Local artist Niki Watts wins 2018 Indigenous illustration contest

Raised in Bella Coola, Watts is of Cree heritage and is a well-known artist in the community

Sealed DNA in Phillip Tallio murder case must be released, orders Judge

A unanimous decision by B.C. Court of Appeal judges has ordered the release of a sealed DNA sample

Andrew Jongbloets gets more than six years in prison for Anahim Lake killings

Charged with second-degree murder, Jongbloets was found guilty of the lesser charge manslaughter