Trevor Hewitt

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Na’Moks (Left) and Wet’suwet’en Hereditary leader of the Gidmt’en clan Chief Madeek (right) at the annual fall fair parade in Smithers. In an Oct. 4 press release the hereditary chiefs demanded that a cease-and-desist order be immediately issued to Coastal GasLink’s pipeline project due to their claims of “ongoing destruction of Wet’suwet’en cultural heritage and archaeological sites, and non-compliance with Wet’suwet’en and BC Provincial law.” (Trevor Hewitt photo)

B.C. First Nation hereditary chiefs demand stop-work order against natural gas pipeline

Office of the Wet’suwet’en asserts pipeline work has destroyed numerous sites of cultural significance

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Na’Moks (Left) and Wet’suwet’en Hereditary leader of the Gidmt’en clan Chief Madeek (right) at the annual fall fair parade in Smithers. In an Oct. 4 press release the hereditary chiefs demanded that a cease-and-desist order be immediately issued to Coastal GasLink’s pipeline project due to their claims of “ongoing destruction of Wet’suwet’en cultural heritage and archaeological sites, and non-compliance with Wet’suwet’en and BC Provincial law.” (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Stikine MLA and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson (right) meets with Gidimt’en checkpoint spokesperson Molly Wickham (left) and Unist’ot’en and Gidimt’en supporter Mel Bazil in January. Wickham endorsed Green Party candidate Mike Sawyer for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding in a video that was posted to Sawyer’s campaign website and Facebook page on Wednesday. (Twitter photo)

Molly Wickham endorses Skeena-Bulkley Valley Green candidate Mike Sawyer

In July, Wickham filed a lawsuit against CGL over the destruction of the Gidimt’en checkpoint camp

Stikine MLA and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson (right) meets with Gidimt’en checkpoint spokesperson Molly Wickham (left) and Unist’ot’en and Gidimt’en supporter Mel Bazil in January. Wickham endorsed Green Party candidate Mike Sawyer for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding in a video that was posted to Sawyer’s campaign website and Facebook page on Wednesday. (Twitter photo)
LNG/CGL on election agenda

LNG/CGL on election agenda

Local candidates answer where they stand on resource development projects.

LNG/CGL on election agenda
Jacobus Jonker, a former beloved Smithers Rugby coach, died following an incident in the Smithers RCMP detachment in February 2015. (File photo)

Jury makes five recommendations following coroner’s inquest into Smithers man’s 2015 death

The jury classified the death accidental with “external pressure to the head [and] neck” as the cause

Jacobus Jonker, a former beloved Smithers Rugby coach, died following an incident in the Smithers RCMP detachment in February 2015. (File photo)
An image posted to Facebook by a neighbour of Craven’s car (which can be seen behind and to the right of the white truck pictured) crashed into a house’s garage in Kitimat. Craven said the whole ordeal has been stressful but he is thankful no one was seriously hurt. (Facebook photo)

PPC candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley has car stolen, crashed into house

Craven said that he does not believe he was targeted due to his candidacy

An image posted to Facebook by a neighbour of Craven’s car (which can be seen behind and to the right of the white truck pictured) crashed into a house’s garage in Kitimat. Craven said the whole ordeal has been stressful but he is thankful no one was seriously hurt. (Facebook photo)
Three Northern Leopard Frogs pictured on an open palm. The Northern Leopard Frog population across much of Western Canada declined sharply in the 1970s. The DFO recently announced annual funding to the province’s Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk (AFSAR) and the Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk (HSP). (Black Press file photo)

DFO announces project funding to at-risk species conservation programs

The two programs have approved funding for nearly 90 new projects over the next year.

Three Northern Leopard Frogs pictured on an open palm. The Northern Leopard Frog population across much of Western Canada declined sharply in the 1970s. The DFO recently announced annual funding to the province’s Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk (AFSAR) and the Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk (HSP). (Black Press file photo)
Green party leader Elizabeth May looks on after announcing Daniel Green as a Deputy leader of the party during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday December 2, 2014. The NDP’S stature in New Brunswick ahead of the October federal election has taken a hit following a series of defections to the Greens. Adrian Wyld/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Bachrach, Sawyer react after 14 New Brunswick NDP candidates jump ship to Greens

The NDP have not been able to nominate a single federal candidate in New Brunswick

Green party leader Elizabeth May looks on after announcing Daniel Green as a Deputy leader of the party during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday December 2, 2014. The NDP’S stature in New Brunswick ahead of the October federal election has taken a hit following a series of defections to the Greens. Adrian Wyld/THE CANADIAN PRESS
The federal ethics commission has found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke ethics laws in the SNC-Lavalin affair. (CPAC)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates react to finding Trudeau broke ethics law

The election campaign is heating up before the writ has even dropped

The federal ethics commission has found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke ethics laws in the SNC-Lavalin affair. (CPAC)
Mike Sawyer. (Facebook photo)

Mike Sawyer announced as Green candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley

Sawyer has been involved in multiple, high-profile legal complaints regarding pipeline developments.

Mike Sawyer. (Facebook photo)
Darcy Repen pictured with his FOI response from ICBC. (Submitted photo)

Ex-mayor says data proves ICBC discrimination against northern residents

Analyzed rural postal codes paid just over 2.5 times more in premiums than they received in claims

Darcy Repen pictured with his FOI response from ICBC. (Submitted photo)
A copy of HSS’s new dress code (Facebook photo)

B.C. high school withdraws notices for temporary dress code

Parents previously told the Interior News they felt there was inadequate consultation over the rules

A copy of HSS’s new dress code (Facebook photo)
Friends, family and supporters came out in solidarity for Ramona Wilson and MMIW at the Ramona Wilson Memorial Walk on June 15. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Northern B.C. family remembers murdered Indigenous woman with memorial walk

Still no closure for Ramona Wilson’s family 25 years later

Friends, family and supporters came out in solidarity for Ramona Wilson and MMIW at the Ramona Wilson Memorial Walk on June 15. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Nathan Cullen (BC NDP photo)

“It’s something you’re called to do”: Cullen reflects on time as MP

For Nathan Cullen, it’s not goodbye, it’s farewell.

Nathan Cullen (BC NDP photo)
Hazelton Secondary School (File photo)

B.C. mom upset by dress code’s disproportionate targeting of girls

Mother of Grade 10 student also not happy about northwestern school district’s lack of consultation

Hazelton Secondary School (File photo)
A social media post from the wife of one of the victims from yesterday’s plane crash has confirmed that Lorne Borgal was a passenger on the Cessna 182 that went down near Smithers Landing on May 4, 2019. (Nancy Treiber)

Three killed, one survives after plane crash near Smithers

Former Hudson Bay Mountain Resort CEO Lorne Borgal was among the victims

A social media post from the wife of one of the victims from yesterday’s plane crash has confirmed that Lorne Borgal was a passenger on the Cessna 182 that went down near Smithers Landing on May 4, 2019. (Nancy Treiber)
A Cormorant helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft were circling an ‘area of interest’ near Kimberley on Saturday afternoon. (JRCC Twitter photo)

At least one killed in plane crash near Smithers

Distress call came in from a Cessna 182 on Saturday morning

A Cormorant helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft were circling an ‘area of interest’ near Kimberley on Saturday afternoon. (JRCC Twitter photo)
Darcy Repen pictured with his FOI response from ICBC. (Submitted photo)

Ex-mayor of northern village claims its drivers are overpaying ICBC $1,800 a year

Darcy Repen says data shows Telkwa households are being ripped off for car insurance

Darcy Repen pictured with his FOI response from ICBC. (Submitted photo)