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A rainfall warning has been issued for the Central Coast inland sections, including for the Bella Coola Valley. (DriveBC webcam photo)

Rainfall warning issued for Central Coast inland sections

Environment Canada says 50 to 100 mm expected in 24-hours

  • Oct 26, 2022
A rainfall warning has been issued for the Central Coast inland sections, including for the Bella Coola Valley. (DriveBC webcam photo)
Jessica Erion - Lia Crowe photography

Secrets and lives with Jessica Erion

Driven by three values: beauty, compassion and independence.

  • Oct 26, 2022
Jessica Erion - Lia Crowe photography
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Williams Lake businesses work together to capture shoplifter spending nights in stores

A suspect was arrested the next day while attempting to steal from the second business

  • Oct 25, 2022
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Sockeye salmon struggle to get upstream in historically low water levels in Weaver Creek near the Harrison River north of Chilliwack on Oct. 20, 2022. (Submitted by a Watershed Watch Salmon Society volunteer)

OPINION w/VIDEO: Salmon die and people lose their water as B.C. sleepwalks into yet another crisis

‘It’s time those responsible for protecting B.C.s environment spent a little more time out here with us’

  • Oct 25, 2022
Sockeye salmon struggle to get upstream in historically low water levels in Weaver Creek near the Harrison River north of Chilliwack on Oct. 20, 2022. (Submitted by a Watershed Watch Salmon Society volunteer)
In the end, three suspects were arrested following a crime spree that stretched from Quesnel to Williams Lake and points in between on Monday morning, Oct. 24. Some of the damaged included a stolen truck that was rolled several times. (Photo submitted)

Property crime spree ends with dramatic crash on Highway 97 south of Quesnel

Three suspects have been arrested, one suspect fled by swimming across Fraser River

  • Oct 25, 2022
In the end, three suspects were arrested following a crime spree that stretched from Quesnel to Williams Lake and points in between on Monday morning, Oct. 24. Some of the damaged included a stolen truck that was rolled several times. (Photo submitted)
Chef Dennis Peckham. Lia Crowe photography

Top chef

Dennis Peckham’s passion for the culinary world

  • Oct 24, 2022
Chef Dennis Peckham. Lia Crowe photography
Conservation officers seized five firearms during an arrest Thursday, Oct. 20 west of Williams Lake where three individuals were hunting at night on private property. (BC Conservation Officer Service photo)

Night hunting on private property west of Williams Lake leads to 3 arrests

The individuals were hunting with high powered lights

  • Oct 23, 2022
Conservation officers seized five firearms during an arrest Thursday, Oct. 20 west of Williams Lake where three individuals were hunting at night on private property. (BC Conservation Officer Service photo)
The paramedics’ union is pushing the province for changes to address staffing shortages plaguing rural communities, said union president Troy Clifford. (Photo courtesy of Ambulance Paramedics of BC)

‘It’s a broken system,’ say emergency responders about B.C.’s rural paramedic shortages

Quadra Island had no local paramedics available for 11 days during the summer and fall

  • Oct 23, 2022
The paramedics’ union is pushing the province for changes to address staffing shortages plaguing rural communities, said union president Troy Clifford. (Photo courtesy of Ambulance Paramedics of BC)
The horsepower ranges from 167 to 576, with a couple of stops in the middle. Rear-wheel-drive models come with one motor, while all-wheel-drive models get front and rear motors and, of course, much more power. PHOTO: KIA

Automakers seeking to win over EV converts should use the 2022 Kia EV6 as their template

What began as a trickle of models with battery-electric propulsion is rapidly…

  • Oct 22, 2022
The horsepower ranges from 167 to 576, with a couple of stops in the middle. Rear-wheel-drive models come with one motor, while all-wheel-drive models get front and rear motors and, of course, much more power. PHOTO: KIA
Fall is the perfect time to check that your bat box is well-attached, water-tight and clean, ready to offer a safe roosting site for bats in spring. (Habitat Acquisition Trust photo)

Trick or … a weed pull? Ways to help Cariboo bat populations at risk

Bat-friendly landscaping can help bats at Halloween

  • Oct 22, 2022
Fall is the perfect time to check that your bat box is well-attached, water-tight and clean, ready to offer a safe roosting site for bats in spring. (Habitat Acquisition Trust photo)
September 16, 2022 -  Artist Joe Coffey with one of his paintings at the Madrona Gallery.. Don Denton photo

Animal kingdom

The realistically surreal creatures of Joe Coffey

  • Oct 21, 2022
September 16, 2022 -  Artist Joe Coffey with one of his paintings at the Madrona Gallery.. Don Denton photo
Williams Lake Regional Airport will be the site of an emergency training exercise on Oct. 25, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Airport visitors will see emergency vehicles on Oct. 25 for exercise

Fire department, search and rescue and other organizations will take part in practice

  • Oct 19, 2022
Williams Lake Regional Airport will be the site of an emergency training exercise on Oct. 25, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Origen business - Lia Crowe photo

A breath of fresh air

Origen’s plant-based filters take air purification to a new level

  • Oct 19, 2022
Origen business - Lia Crowe photo
Jim Hilton is the author of Forest Ink.

FOREST INK: Comparing sunflowers to fir trees

In contrast to the rapid growth of the sunflower the fir seedlings grew very slowly

  • Oct 18, 2022
Jim Hilton is the author of Forest Ink.
The design of the Volvo XC60 and XC90 Recharge models will derive inspiration from the concept Recharge, pictured, that Volvo debuted in 2021. PHOTO: VOLVO

The Auto Sleuth: Volvo adds electric Recharge versions; Lexus’ first EV + more

Hot off the press news from the auto world!

  • Oct 16, 2022
The design of the Volvo XC60 and XC90 Recharge models will derive inspiration from the concept Recharge, pictured, that Volvo debuted in 2021. PHOTO: VOLVO
Haa’yuups (Chief Ron Hamilton) from Nuu-chah-nulth speaks with Pa’o (Grayland Hall), Gupshulipis (Chief David Shaw) and Hima’as Ceqweecas (Chief Richard Walker) all from Hanaksiala (Kitlope) during a recent Potlach in Bella Coola. (Sage Birchwater photo)

Wits’lks Potlatch draws a big crowd in Bella Coola

Sage Birchwater Special to Coast Mountain News Peter Siwallace was understandably nervous…

  • Oct 15, 2022
Haa’yuups (Chief Ron Hamilton) from Nuu-chah-nulth speaks with Pa’o (Grayland Hall), Gupshulipis (Chief David Shaw) and Hima’as Ceqweecas (Chief Richard Walker) all from Hanaksiala (Kitlope) during a recent Potlach in Bella Coola. (Sage Birchwater photo)
Nate Cassie - Lia Crowe photo

Life and style with Nate Cassie

Okangan realtor is “urban professional with a splash of hype”

  • Oct 14, 2022
Nate Cassie - Lia Crowe photo
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Septifix Reviews – Fix Your Septic Tank Effortlessly or Not Worth It?

A septic tank is a large underground drainage system that collects waste…

  • Oct 13, 2022
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Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities. Now they can now easily capture and share these impact stories through the unique tech-for-good platform, Do Some Good.

Pharmasave chooses Do Some Good to amplify local community giving and storytelling

Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities –…

  • Oct 12, 2022
Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities. Now they can now easily capture and share these impact stories through the unique tech-for-good platform, Do Some Good.
Kato de Graaf, left, Odin Steif and Hayden Steif with Maizy share some smiles during one of the Bella Coola Foodshed Alliance events. (Sarah Stroh photo)

Renamed Bella Coola Foodshed Alliance looks to a bright future

Board decided to pick a name best reflecting society’s mission

  • Oct 12, 2022
Kato de Graaf, left, Odin Steif and Hayden Steif with Maizy share some smiles during one of the Bella Coola Foodshed Alliance events. (Sarah Stroh photo)