Caitlin Thompson

It is a possibility there may be more strike action in September.

Teachers strike expected to loom into September

In lieu of school, how does $40 a day sound? That’s the offer Finance Minister Mike de Jong put on the table for B.C. parents last month.

It is a possibility there may be more strike action in September.
Al

New owners enjoying the experience at Townsite Tru Hardware

When Al Fontaine rolled into town in his $300 car nearly 15 years ago he had little but the clothes on his back and some pocket money.

Al
Debris from the disaster on Quesnel Lake.

Events continue to unfold at Mt. Polley mine disaster

As events continue to unravel at the Mt. Polley mine, the scale of the disaster is only beginning to be felt.

Debris from the disaster on Quesnel Lake.
Beat Steiner and Petrus Rkyes of Save the Discovery Coast Ferry Committee with Doug Baker

Tourism businesses come together to hold Ferry Fundraiser at Valley Inn

Locals gathered at the Bella Coola Valley Inn last weekend for an evening of food, ferry talk, and fun.

Beat Steiner and Petrus Rkyes of Save the Discovery Coast Ferry Committee with Doug Baker
Latham Mack and his mentor

Local artist receives grant to study historic Nuxalk art

Latham Mack has been working hard to hone his craft and establish himself in the market.

Latham Mack and his mentor
Action camps like the Unist'ot'en camp along the pipeline route have received little media attention despite being a constant presence in the region for four years.

Federal government gives green light to Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has given his approval to Enbridge’s controversial Northern Gateway pipeline project.

Action camps like the Unist'ot'en camp along the pipeline route have received little media attention despite being a constant presence in the region for four years.
Chief Roger William after the historic decision.

Tsilhqot’in Nation wins historic title case in Supreme Court

The Tsilhqot’in Nation has won a historic case that has the potential to silence an ongoing debate: what is the meaning of ‘title’?

Chief Roger William after the historic decision.
BC Green Party leader Adam Olsen

BC Green Party Leader visits Bella Coola

Adam Olsen, the interim leader of the BC Green Party, was in Bella Coola last week as part of a meet-and-greet tour.

BC Green Party leader Adam Olsen
Bella Coola Elementary Kindergarten students take part in a field trip to Snootli Hatchery. Field trips across the province have been cancelled due to confusion over job action and insurance.

Rotating strikes continue to affect schools across the province

The rotating strike schedule is now entering its second week. Schools on the Central Coast are closed on Friday, June 6.

Bella Coola Elementary Kindergarten students take part in a field trip to Snootli Hatchery. Field trips across the province have been cancelled due to confusion over job action and insurance.
Linguist Dale McCreery is helping to revitalize the Nuxalk language.

Linguist working to help revitalize Nuxalk language

At one time or another, linguist Dale McCreery has been fluent in 14 dialects.

Linguist Dale McCreery is helping to revitalize the Nuxalk language.
Parents Ashley Brown and Nelson Siwallace

Bella Coola Hospital purchases brand new crib with donated funds

Kyson Siwallace is being honoured with a photo in his memory, which will be hung in the hospital corridor.

Parents Ashley Brown and Nelson Siwallace
Hollywood actor Adam Beach joined the 13th Annual Walk of Hope.

‘Arctic Air’ star Adam Beach joins 13th annual Walk of Hope

‘Arctic Air’ star Adam Beach joins 13th annual Walk of Hope

Hollywood actor Adam Beach joined the 13th Annual Walk of Hope.
CFL player JR LaRose with Davina Hans-Moody.

CFL player JR LaRose inspires local youth with personal tale of triumph

CFL player JR LaRose inspires local youth with personal tale of triumph

CFL player JR LaRose with Davina Hans-Moody.
'Rainforest Runners' held their first run last week in Bella Coola.

Rainforest Runners hit the trail in Bella Coola

Rainforest Runners hit the trail in Bella Coola - everyone welcome!

'Rainforest Runners' held their first run last week in Bella Coola.
The pole was carried by the entire community.

Community celebrates eulachon with Sputc Ceremony

Community celebrates eulachon with Sputc Ceremony on the banks of the Bella Coola

The pole was carried by the entire community.

Central Coast First Nation wins victory in fight over herring fishery

Central Coast First Nation wins victory in fight over herring fishery

Tourists view grizzly bears from elevated tent platforms opened this fall at a ROAM ecotourism site at Chilko Lake in B.C.’s west Chilcotin.

Chilcotin area closed for 13 years reopens for spring grizzly hunt

Chilcotin area closed for 13 years reopens for spring grizzly hunt

Tourists view grizzly bears from elevated tent platforms opened this fall at a ROAM ecotourism site at Chilko Lake in B.C.’s west Chilcotin.
Local bucker Otis Mecham at work at the dry land sort.

Nuxalk, Bella Coola Community Forests collaborate to increase economic opportunities

Nuxalk, Bella Coola Community Forests collaborate to increase economic opportunities

Local bucker Otis Mecham at work at the dry land sort.
A Kermode bear - the symbol of the Great Bear Rainforest.

Conservation and industry reach agreement on protecting old growth in the Great Bear

Conservation and industry reach agreement on protecting old growth in the Great Bear

A Kermode bear - the symbol of the Great Bear Rainforest.
The government is steadfast that the Queen of Chilliwack will no longer be servicing Bella Coola

BC government not backing down from BC Ferries cuts despite strong opposition

BC government not backing down from BC Ferries cuts despite strong opposition

The government is steadfast that the Queen of Chilliwack will no longer be servicing Bella Coola