Caitlin Thompson

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

DFO shuts down commercial herring fishery on Central Coast; cites reconciliation

The Heiltsuk First Nation and DFO officials were unable to come to a “shared understanding”

Major flood mitigation work underway on Highway 20

Certain areas were hit particularly hard with the heavy rainfall last October

$2.5M project underway at BC Ferries terminal in Bella Coola

Construction has started in the $2.5M project to modify the berth at Bella Coola

Alaskan earthquake triggers tsunami warning, evacuations in Bella Coola and Central Coast

Ocean-based tsunami’s “highly unlikely” to affect Bella Coola

Bella Coola to benefit from massive investment in coastal internet

A combined investment of $45.4 million will bring new and updated high-speed internet on the coast

O’Reilly trial scheduled to start January 15 for Anahim Lake murders

O’Reilly is charged with first-degree murder

BC Ferries issues call for First Nations artists for Northern Sea Wolf

A First Nations artist will be chosen to create the artwork for inside the Northern Sea Wolf vessel

BC Government reverses policy; issues total ban on grizzly bear hunting

After hearing from the public and stakeholders, the NDP announced a policy reversal last December

Bella Coola Watershed Conservation provides new signage for local waterways

The Bella Coola Watershed Conservation Society has provided new signage for local creeks