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Main issue is Indigenous rights and title: Cullen

MP reflects on upcoming election as new session starts; thinks Trudeau is vulnerable in 2019.

  • Jan 28, 2019

Coastal GasLink pauses work over trap line dispute

Unist’ot’en dispute claims traps were set after injunction gives pipeline workers access.

  • Jan 25, 2019
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Safe needle disposal project gets nod from Williams Lake city council
GRIP Training underway in Williams Lake
Gilberts rescue dying eagle
Unsolved 2008 murder of Gerald Supernault

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

MP Cullen undecided about running again

He was first elected to represent Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004

Williams Lake and District Credit Union sees 60 cyber fraud attempts

Recent attacks appear to be looking for members who use weak passwords such as 12345

  • Jan 22, 2019

Ferry connecting Port Hardy and Bella Coola expected to set sail this summer

Its first in-service route will sail in central coast waters on May 18, 2019.

“Potent storm” expected to bring strong winds to central, north coast

A deep low pressure system is set to reach Vancouver Island and the central coast by Friday evening.

BC Parks Student Ranger Program accepting applications for 2019 season

12 crews of four student rangers will work in regions throughout the province including Bella Coola.

Over $650,00 given to rural communities thanks to Rural Dividends

Five communities, including Williams Lake, are receiving $10,000 for project grants

Pregnant Cariboo firefighter tries to save own house from blaze

Julia Flinton and Anthony Sellars both worked on the 2017 wildfires

Road report for Highway 20

Fog patches and slippery sections; Drive BC

‘Tripod’ delays access to Unist’ot’en camp

Social media rumours of cultural significance quashed, meaning police “exclusion zones” should end.

Hereditary chiefs negotiate injunction agreement

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs abide by interim injunction, but gate stays up. Still opposed.

Unist’ot’en open gate

The camp is complying with the temporary injunction allowing natural gas pipeline workers through.

Mining company prospecting for gold near Bella Coola

Gold discovered in alpine areas where glaciers are receding

B.C. First Nation community mourns after two killed in snowmobile crash

Snowmobile collides with parked logging truck in Ulkatcho First Nation residential area

RCMP enforce pipeline injunction

Police have arrived at the Gitdumden checkpoint south of Houston.

Caribou recovery agreement being developed behind closed doors; say Cariboo Chilcotin politicians

Minister of Forests stresses no final decisions will be made without engagement