Caitlin Thompson

Melinda Mack recipient of “Be More Than A Bystander” Award

Melinda Mack’s contributions to her community have not gone unnoticed, both locally and now from afar.

Tom Swanky’s new book details “smallpox war” in Bella Coola

Tom Swanky was in Bella Coola last week presenting on his newest novel, “The Smallpox War in Nuxalk Territory.”

Trudeau announces $1.5B ocean protection plan; no tanker ban yet

First Nations leaders and environmental groups across the coast have expressed “cautious optimism”

Tug lifted from Seaforth Channel as Clark prepares for Buckingham visit

A 700,000 ton barge and tug system brought in from Seattle faced a series of challenges in its efforts

New owners at Bella Coola Mountain Lodge focused on community

If you’d had a conversation with Jayme Kennedy and Pete Kovanda half a year ago they may have had a good chuckle at the idea of a lodge

Charges dropped against Mecham and Mack in Anahim Lake homicides; court date set for 2017

A court date for three of the accused in the the Boxing Day double homicide in Anahim Lake has been set for October 2, 2017

Officials tight-lipped over cause of sinking tug near Bella Bella

By all accounts, it was a routine trip for the Nathan E. Stewart tug.

Community members enjoying wider shoulders on busy highway

The summer paving project that resulted in the highway shoulders being widened from 4Mile to Bella Coola is being taken advantage of

Renewed calls for tanker ban after large diesel spill near Bella Bella

It was an accident many people on the Central Coast have been saying is just a matter of time.

New signs at Bella Coola Airport declare trophy hunting closed in Great Bear

B.C.’s fall grizzly hunt has opened in the Great Bear Rainforest and there has been plenty of strong pushback

Conservation, indigenous relationships focus of Royals visit to Bella Bella

This Royal Visit, a first for the community, was an opportunity to showcase their beautiful home and their thriving culture

Duke and Duchess welcomed by Heiltsuk Nation in rainy Bella Bella

Royals take in culture-sharing ceremony, visit to elders' lodge and youth centre, and dedicate Great Bear Rainforest

Lack of accommodation a challenge for travelers to Bella Coola

As tourism to our Valley increases it has become sharply apparent that there is a real need for additional accommodation

Details released for Royal Tour’s stop in Bella Bella

Will and Kate’s tour of Bella Bella is sure to be a show stopper

Pirate and the Bloody Bohemian make their musical debut in the Valley

Pirate and the Bloody Bohemian make their musical debut in the Valley

Will and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, to visit Bella Bella September 26

Bella Bella is sure to be a flurry of excitement on September 26 as Will and Kate make it their second stop on their Canadian tour

Bella Coola RCMP Detachment now fully staffed with five members

The Bella Coola RCMP Detachment is fully staffed with five full-time members since the positions were approved for funding in 2014.

Belarko Viewing Platform opens as bear viewing season continues in Bella Coola

September 1 marks the sixth year in operation for the Belarko Wildlife Viewing Platform in Tweedsmuir Park.

BC Parks, Nuxalk Nation partner on carving project for Tweedsmuir Park

BC Parks and the Nuxalk Nation have come together on a unique project to bring Nuxalk culture and art home to Tweedsmuir Park.

Local launches sailboat built by hand at Bella Coola Harbour

At first glance the Pauline Claire doesn’t stand out from the other sailboats currently moored in the Bella Coola Harbour.