Local News

Bella Coola enjoys 33rd Annual Valley Ridge Riders Rodeo

Sunny skies on Monday added a welcome touch to an otherwise damp weekend

  • Jul 11, 2018

“Huge disappointment” as BCVT learns Northern Sea Wolf will not sail this summer

The Nimpkish is arrriving near-empty as frustrated travelers can’t get to Bella Bella for transfer

Protection order issued after Bella Coola bear attack

Fruit trees to be removed after sow grizzly defended cubs and sent man to hospital

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Williams Lake students embrace Climate Action Strike
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Bella Coola Valley man attacked by sow grizzly eating from a cherry tree

“He was at the wrong place at the wrong time,” said COS Insp. Len Butler

One year later: A look back at the Xeni Gwet’in Youth Wagon Trip accident

Group marks day with ceremony at Farwell Canyon before heading to Williams Lake Stampede

Totem pole, doors unveiled in historic collaboration between Nuxalk Nation and BC Parks

The ceremonies took place in traditional Nuxalk territory (Stuix) - also the home of Tweedsmuir Park

Gun, drugs and cash seized in arrest of alleged B.C. fentanyl dealer

Vancouver Island man Brent Connors is facing nine charges in relation to investigation

Trudeau announces bioregional oceans protection agreement in Prince Rupert

Agreement announced in partnership with 14 central and north coast First Nations

Conservation officers relocate two grizzlies away from Bella Coola

Officers worried the bears would become reliant on human food sources

Northern Health Authority expands medical bus use

Over 60 or have mobility challenges? You can now travel on Northern Connections.

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

  • May 11, 2018

B.C. hires 20 more conservation officers

The province announces 12 new locations for conservation officer services this year

Search and Rescue en route to rescue injured snowmobiler

Two members of CCSAR have been dispatched to rescue an injured female snowmobiler in the West Chilcotin’s Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park.

Northwest B.C. pellet plant to provide energy to Asia

Pinnalce Renewable Holdings and West Fraser Timber approve construction of plant in Smithers.

U.S. consulate general to visit Northwest

Trip part of the region’s first-ever pop-up consul for American residents

Andrew Jongbloets gets more than six years in prison for Anahim Lake killings

Charged with second-degree murder, Jongbloets was found guilty of the lesser charge manslaughter

Special prosecutor appointed in Burns Lake mayor sex assault case

Luke Strimbold has been charged with numerous sex related charges

UPDATED: Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold facing numerous sex assault charges

Luke Strimbold, 28, has resigned from the BC Liberal Party following announcement of charges by RCMP