Caitlin Thompson

Holiday season a chance to support homegrown businesses and shop local

Christmas is about to begin knocking down your door so it’s the perfect chance to knock on the doors of some our many local businesses.

Prime Minister Trudeau orders crude oil tanker traffic moratorium for B.C. North Coast

Trudeau outlined the directive in a mandate letter to Canada's transport minister, Marc Garneau, on Friday.

Local women veterans and “quiet heroes” honoured at Remembrance Day Ceremonies

Remembrance Day services were held once again the Valley last week with a focus on local veterans.

Bella Coola couple grateful for community support in fight against MS

Erin Smith’s symptoms crept up on her. Family and friends noticed something was amiss with the young woman in her mid-thirties

Bella Coola BC Service Centre employees honoured with Community Leadership Award

The staff of Bella Coola’s BC Service Centre were honoured with a special Community Leadership Award from the Kidney Foundation of Canada

Justin Trudeau sweeps to power with majority Liberal government

As the election results rolled in it was very obvious that Canadians wanted change, and they got it.

Clark defends fall grizzly hunt; Coastal First Nations set to enforce 2012 ban

October 1 marked the opening of B.C.’s controversial grizzly bear hunt

CCRD Director Alison Sayers elected to UBCM

CCRD Area C Director Alison Sayers is now holding the region’s first-ever seat on the Union of British Columbia Municipalities.

Nations “working together” raise Ista Pole at 20-Year Reunion on King Island

The sun was shining brightly as the colourful image of the first woman to touch the earth, Ista, was pulled to her intended home

Pop star Miley Cyrus speaks out against BC wolf cull, trophy hunt

Pop star Miley Cyrus visited the small community of Klemtu last week to speak out against B.C.’s controversial wolf cull

NHL star Clayton Stoner facing charges for 2013 grizzly hunt

Clayton Stoner is facing five charges under the Wildlife Act for a spring grizzly bear hunt near Bella Coola in 2013.

New Mrs. Universe encourages First Nations people to vote for change

The first Canadian and First Nations woman to win Mrs. Universe is using her new fame to urge aboriginal people in Canada to vote

Japanese boat swept away in 2011 tsunami reunited with its owner in Klemtu

Scallop fisherman Kou Sasaki, of Ofunato, Japan, crossed the Pacific Ocean last week to arrive in the tiny village of Klemtu

Local donations for Syrian refugees accepted at Williams Lake and District Credit Union

The crisis of Syrian refugees hit home for many B.C. residents as the aunt of the young boy who drowned lives in B.C.

20-Year Ista Reunion scheduled for September 27; pole to be raised onsite on September 28

“Ista” is the name of the first Nuxalk woman, as well as the place and Smayusta (creation story) that relate her to Tatau, the Creator.

Nuxalk Nation hosts informative Nan (Grizzly) and T’la (Black) Bear Day

The Nuxalk Nation hosted an informative Nan (Grizzly Bear) and T’la (Black Bear) Day at the Nuxalk Hall last week.

Clean up ongoing, salvage to begin on sunken Pacific Grizzly at Bella Coola Harbour

The Pacific Grizzly is underwater and the cause of her demise is still being investigated.


Pacific Grizzly sinks in Bella Coola Harbour

At approximately 5pm last night, local fishermen noticed the boat was listing heavily.

National Geographic runs feature story on loss of eulachon

National Geographic runs feature story on loss of eulachon

New owners enjoying Bella Coola Air

It seems as though some things are just meant to be.