Caitlin Thompson

Lyle Mack

Acwsalcta Artist in Residence presents community with two masks

Acclaimed Nuxalk artist Kelly Robinson believes in giving back to his community

Lyle Mack
Mark Madryga of Global BC

Global BC puts spotlight on struggles faced by Bella Coola’s tourism industry

Bella Coola was the focus of Global’s “Small Town BC” during the first week of May and locals took great advantage of the visit

Mark Madryga of Global BC

Central Coast on Level Two drought rating as B.C. snowpack half of normal

British Columbia has the lowest snowpack since record keeping began in 1980, with the provincial average at 53 per cent of normal

The fire quickly engulfed the home so quickly the family barely had time to grab a few possessions

Fire destroys family home one day after Million Steps walker returns home

Charred remains are all that’s left of Tim Michalchuk and Shannon Dickson’s Hagensborg home.

The fire quickly engulfed the home so quickly the family barely had time to grab a few possessions
With cameras rolling and their excited children Peter

“A Million Steps” ends with a special surprise

Tim Michalchuk has completed his arduous journey and had one more surprise for Shannon at the end of it all: a marriage proposal.

With cameras rolling and their excited children Peter
MLA Jennifer Rice was very pleased with the announcement of the upcoming paramedicine program

Paramedics to make house calls in rural program coming to Bella Coola

NDP MLA for North Coast, Jennifer Rice, welcomed last week’s announcement of the launch of the community paramedicine program

MLA Jennifer Rice was very pleased with the announcement of the upcoming paramedicine program
A view of the beautiful Snootli Creek

Large turnout for Hagensborg Water District’s Annual General Meeting

It was standing room only last week as Hagensborg Water users showed up in droves for the District’s annual general meeting.

A view of the beautiful Snootli Creek
Tim Michalchuk

Bella Coola’s Tim Michalchuk on the road for “A Million Steps” for MS

Bella Coola’s Tim Michalchuk’s incredible journey is now underway.

Tim Michalchuk
Delilah Webber

Acwsalcta students attend Downtown Eastside Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver

In its 26th year, the march is led by First Nations women and moves through the DTES

Delilah Webber
'Wayne's Buddy Rose

“Night at the Theatre” a super success

Bella Coola was treated to a special evening of entertainment last Saturday at the Moose Hall.

'Wayne's Buddy Rose
Ben

Stem-cell transplant to begin this spring for Bella Coola woman suffering from MS

Erin Smith was diagnosed with the auto-immune disorder in November 2014

Ben
Waste educator Mary Forbes used lots of fun examples to get kids engaged in recycling

CCRD starts recycling education in local schools

A special presenter visited Bella Coola last week to kick-off the beginning of the CCRD’s recycling education initiative.

Waste educator Mary Forbes used lots of fun examples to get kids engaged in recycling

Local highways project to include wide shoulder from 4Mile to Townsite

A letter-writing campaign coordinated by Active Communities has resulted in a much-needed project scheduled for this summer.

Dr. Evan Adams

Head of First Nations Health Authority, Dr. Evan Adams, visits Bella Coola with team

Dr. Evan Adams and his team were in Bella Coola in late January to meet with the community, health professionals and leadership.

Dr. Evan Adams
NHL player Clayton Stoner was fined $10

NHL defenceman Clayton Stoner fined $10,000 for 2013 grizzly bear hunt

NHL defenceman Clayton Stoner has been fined $10,000 for hunting a grizzly bear without a proper licence

NHL player Clayton Stoner was fined $10
First Nations

Historic agreement reached for 6.4 million hectares of the Great Bear Rainforest

'Commerical hunt' over but grizzly bears still hunted under new agreement

First Nations

B.C. Supreme Court rules province failed to consult with First Nations on Enbridge

It’s being hailed as a major victory for First Nations and those opposed to Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline project.

When Jody Wilson-Raybould was sworn in as Minister of Justice of Canada on November 4

Trudeau launches inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women

In a stark contrast to his predecessor, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced an inquiry

When Jody Wilson-Raybould was sworn in as Minister of Justice of Canada on November 4
Now retired

Local physician Dr. Nancy Anderson recognized for Excellence in Rural Medicine

When Dr. Nancy Anderson and her husband Alistair came to Bella Coola in 1989, a “working holiday” was what they had in mind.

Now retired
Anahim Lake's Carey Price has won Athlete of the Year

Anahim Lake’s Carey Price wins Canadian Athlete of the Year

2015 was another amazing year for NHL star goalie Carey Price.

Anahim Lake's Carey Price has won Athlete of the Year