Caitlin Thompson

COS encourages proactive approach during local bear season

COS encourages proactive approach during local bear season

Asset Manager Richard Hall in front of one of six new houses being constructed in 4Mile.

Symposium to address housing crisis in the Nuxalk Nation

The Nuxalk Nation’s first Housing Symposium will be held on June 17 and 18, 2015 at the Nuxalk Hall.

Asset Manager Richard Hall in front of one of six new houses being constructed in 4Mile.

Hagensborg Water District facing “rising costs,” asks voters to prioritize projects

The Hagensborg Water District held their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 23, at the Hagensborg Fire Hall.

Fredrik Larsen-Lund will be in Bella Coola researching in late May

Historian looking for Bella Coola’s Norwegian descendants for new book

Historian looking for Bella Coola’s Norwegian descendants for new book

Fredrik Larsen-Lund will be in Bella Coola researching in late May
Tensions were high in Bella Bella last week over a contested commercial herring fishery

Controversial herring fishery on Central Coast closed after protests, occupation

Members of the Heiltsuk Nation did not give up their fight over what they called an “unsustainable kill-fishery” of herring

Tensions were high in Bella Bella last week over a contested commercial herring fishery
Sunny skies came out for the second annual Sputc Ceremony

“Nuxalk Sputc Handbook” on hand for review by community members

It was a light-hearted celebration on the banks of the Bella Coola last week.

Sunny skies came out for the second annual Sputc Ceremony

Hagensborg Water District confirms “Shopping Portal” not generating revenue

Citing a lack of community buy-in and negative feedback, the HWD is considering shelving a controversial online shopping program.

Survivor's and supporters gather together as the demolition gets underway

Nuxalkmc survivors, family members attend St. Michaels Residential School demolition

Hundreds of people gathered in the small community of Alert Bay last week to witness a symbolic end to a dark period of Canadian history

Survivor's and supporters gather together as the demolition gets underway
The 1965 slide was devastating to the community of Ocean Falls

50 years later, landslide hits same spot in tiny community of Ocean Falls

The tiny community of Ocean Falls has experienced a large landslide in the exact same place as the fatal event 50 years ago.

The 1965 slide was devastating to the community of Ocean Falls
Musicians Shane Yellowbird and Inez Jasper will be performing at a community concert on March 21

Inez Jasper, Shane Yellowbird, BC Lions set to bring positive message to Bella Coola

The Snxlhh Transition House is gearing up to host a group of exciting guests from March 20 – 21, 2015.

Musicians Shane Yellowbird and Inez Jasper will be performing at a community concert on March 21
The massive breach at Mount Polley last year has raised questions about mine safety all over the province

Report concludes Mount Polley tailings pond was built on unstable foundation

A report issued last week by the Mount Polley Review Panel concluded that the tailings pond was built on an unstable foundation.

The massive breach at Mount Polley last year has raised questions about mine safety all over the province
The two victims of the Boxing Day double shooting in Anahim Lake. Matthew Hennigar with his young son Bud and Kalvin Andy (inset). The two were good friends.

Charges laid against six people in Anahim Lake double homicide

Last month’s shocking murders in Anahim Lake have resulted in six charges being laid against four men and two women.

The two victims of the Boxing Day double shooting in Anahim Lake. Matthew Hennigar with his young son Bud and Kalvin Andy (inset). The two were good friends.

Hagensborg Water District mails out flyer urging residents to join ‘Cashback’ scheme

DubLi’s website describes it as a “shopping and entertainment portal.”

Nuxalk artist Alvin Mack accepts his Lifetime Achievement Award from Foundation Chair Keith Mitchell and John Rustad

Local artist selected for prestigious lifetime achievement award

Local artist selected for prestigious lifetime achievement award

Nuxalk artist Alvin Mack accepts his Lifetime Achievement Award from Foundation Chair Keith Mitchell and John Rustad
Some of the lovely ladies at Kopas Store

Shop local and support your community this holiday season

Christmas is just around the corner and there is no better excuse to hit up your local businesses.

Some of the lovely ladies at Kopas Store
CCRD Candidates Alison Sayers

Lively discussion characterizes CCRD All Candidates Forum

Five candidates met the community head-on last week at the CMNews-sponsored All Candidates Forum held at Lobelco Hall.

CCRD Candidates Alison Sayers
A grizzly shot downtown last week has once again highlighted the need for community-based solutions

Community agrees to work together for solutions in wake of grizzly shooting death

A grizzly bear shot downtown last week has once again brought the issue of human-wildlife conflicts to the forefront.

A grizzly shot downtown last week has once again highlighted the need for community-based solutions

Notice of nominations for CCRD and School Board Directors now open

Local elections are once again upon us and the Notice of Nominations are now open.

Tom Swanky's book will now be published into a documentary film

Legal historian makes case smallpox was intentional ‘biological warfare’

A lawyer and legal historian by trade, Swanky has worked for over 10 years on what he calls a 'detective story.'

Tom Swanky's book will now be published into a documentary film
Dragonfly Studios hosts art

Local artist opens Dragonfly Studios in Hagensborg

Local artist and entrepreneur Tahirih Goffic has transformed the former Coast Mountain News office into an amazingly engaging place.

Dragonfly Studios hosts art