Michael Grace-Dacosta

Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex related charges. (File photo)

Disturbing details emerge in former Burns Lake mayor’s sexual assault trial

Six male teens are accusing Luke Strimbold of sex related crimes

Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex related charges. (File photo)
Matthew Jefferson (right) and Mark Vigers. (Contributed photo)

Nephew walks across Canada for MMIW

Matthew Jefferson, nephew of missing Frances Brown, started his journey on June 1 in Victoria.

Matthew Jefferson (right) and Mark Vigers. (Contributed photo)
Smithers RCMP Staff Sgt. Rob Mitchell accepts a painting from Mayor Taylor Bachrach presenting on behalf of Smithers council at June 12’s council meeting. (Chris Gareau photo)

Smithers RCMP commander Rob Mitchell gets promotion

As of June 15 Mitchell is the District Advisory NCO (DANCO) for the Kitimat/Stikine region.

Smithers RCMP Staff Sgt. Rob Mitchell accepts a painting from Mayor Taylor Bachrach presenting on behalf of Smithers council at June 12’s council meeting. (Chris Gareau photo)
B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development, Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson, thanks attendees for their work during last year’s wildfires. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

$450,000 to develop Prince George beef-packing plant

An estimated 700 jobs would be created in the North if the proposed plant becomes operational.

B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development, Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson, thanks attendees for their work during last year’s wildfires. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex-related criminal charges. (File photo)

Former B.C. mayor’s trial pushed back with possibility of more accusers

Luke Strimbold’s sex assault trial has been delayed after the RCMP said there may be more victims

Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex-related criminal charges. (File photo)
People are reminded not to leave out food that can attract bears.                                File photo

Bear incidents tripled in Bulkley Valley-Stikine area

Conservation handled, which can involve killing or relocating, 90 bears in the area this year.

  • Dec 28, 2017
People are reminded not to leave out food that can attract bears.                                File photo
President of the Northwest Guide Outfitters Ron Fleming at the awards presentation in Smithers Dec. 2. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)

Local guides aren’t happy with grizzly ban

Guides say new ban could end businesses, including first nations outfitters and float planes.

  • Dec 15, 2017
President of the Northwest Guide Outfitters Ron Fleming at the awards presentation in Smithers Dec. 2. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)
Chief Na’Moks (John Ridsdale) of the Wet’suwet’en speaks (Michael Grace-Dacosta)

VIDEOS and PHOTOS: 20th anniversary of the Delgamuukw/Gisday’wa court decision celebrated

Chiefs and elders from different houses spoke at the feast discussing their memories of the case.

  • Dec 15, 2017
Chief Na’Moks (John Ridsdale) of the Wet’suwet’en speaks (Michael Grace-Dacosta)
Jacobus Jonker (File photo)

No charges against BC RCMP officer for in-custody death

Conclusion of investigation into the actions of the officer from Valentine’s Day 2015.

  • Dec 14, 2017
Jacobus Jonker (File photo)