Bella Bella

Family and friends are organizing a search for missing Bella Coola man Carl Schooner, reported missing Dec. 6, 2022. (RCMP submitted photo)

Press conference for missing Bella Coola man Carl Schooner Jr. at Williams Lake city hall Jan. 12

Family, Nuxalk Nation want to make important announcement regarding his disappearance

 

Candlelight vigils will be held Thursday, Jan. 5 in Bella Bella, Bella Coola and Williams Lake for missing Bella Coola man Carl Schooner Jr. (RCMP submitted photo)

Candlelight vigils planned across Cariboo Chilcotin Coast for missing Bella Coola man

At 7 p.m. people will gather in Bella Bella, Bella Coola and Williams Lake

 

Robbie Coppock takes a walk among the big cedars on the Saloompt Forest Trail. The valley has been busy with visitors since the start of summer. (Nathan Davis photo)

Year in Review 2022: July, August and September

Injured hikers rescued, local athletes attend BC Summer Games, paramedic shortage

 

The Black Sheep Brothers Max (right) and Chase stocking up their roadside kindling business one weekend in 2022, using waste wood and salvaged slash. (Ali Krimmer photo)

YEAR IN REVIEW: Some of the stories from January, February and March 2022

Young entrepeneurs create kindling business, land gifted to Nature Conservancy of Canada

The Black Sheep Brothers Max (right) and Chase stocking up their roadside kindling business one weekend in 2022, using waste wood and salvaged slash. (Ali Krimmer photo)
There were some great deals at the Tweedsmuir Ski Club ski and outdoor gear swap. (Photo submitted)

Tweedsmuir Ski Club ski, outdoor gear swap a success

it was a great day and thank you for coming out, we hope to see you making tracks

  • Dec 27, 2022
There were some great deals at the Tweedsmuir Ski Club ski and outdoor gear swap. (Photo submitted)
An Arctic outflow warning and special weather statement have been issued for the central coast. (Black Press Media file photo)

Incoming frontal system bringing wintery mix to central coast: Environment Canada

Arctic outflow warning, special weather statement in effect for Bella Coola, Bella Bella

An Arctic outflow warning and special weather statement have been issued for the central coast. (Black Press Media file photo)
Environment Canada has issued an Arctic Outflow Warning for the Central Coast inland sections. (DriveBC web cam image at Highway 20 between Bella Coola and Hagensbord looking west Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022)

Arctic outflow warning issued for central coast inland sections

Temperatures and wind chill values near -20 C anticipated until Saturday morning

  • Dec 1, 2022
Environment Canada has issued an Arctic Outflow Warning for the Central Coast inland sections. (DriveBC web cam image at Highway 20 between Bella Coola and Hagensbord looking west Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022)
School District 49 Board Office in Bella Coola. (Steve Dishkin photo)

School District 49 board of trustees sworn in

Trustees Marisa Blewett was named chair and Christina Hoppe vice-chair

School District 49 Board Office in Bella Coola. (Steve Dishkin photo)
Central Coast Regional District. (Photo submitted)

Jayme Kennedy, returns as Central Coast Regional District chair, Travis Hall vice-chair

CCRD releases findings of findings of the Hagensborg Water Governance report

Central Coast Regional District. (Photo submitted)
Heiltsuk Nation conservation manager William Housty. (Photo submitted)

Heavy rainfall on central coast gives spawning salmon some reprieve

Beginning of October, fishery officials said thousands of salmon were dying

Heiltsuk Nation conservation manager William Housty. (Photo submitted)
MLA Brenda Bailey, left, Colleen Hall, Ross Reid, and MLA Niki Sharma present Mary Brown, program director of Heiltsuk Gvi’las Restorative Justice Program, centre, with a Restorative Justice Memorial Award on Friday, Nov. 4. (Government of B.C. photo)

Heiltsuk Gvi’las Restorative Justice director given Restorative Justice Memorial Award

Mary Brown attended an award ceremony Friday, Nov. 5 in Vancouver

  • Nov 7, 2022
MLA Brenda Bailey, left, Colleen Hall, Ross Reid, and MLA Niki Sharma present Mary Brown, program director of Heiltsuk Gvi’las Restorative Justice Program, centre, with a Restorative Justice Memorial Award on Friday, Nov. 4. (Government of B.C. photo)
Heiltsuk First Nation on the Central Coast has entered into an agreement with the Canadian Coast Guard to develop a Heiltsuk Emergency Response Team. (William Housty photo)
Heiltsuk First Nation on the Central Coast has entered into an agreement with the Canadian Coast Guard to develop a Heiltsuk Emergency Response Team. (William Housty photo)
Mary Brown, program coordinator for the Heiltsuk Gvi’las Restorative Justice Department, is developing a new program for at-risk young women in Bella Bella using $100,000 from a human rights complaint settlement with the Vancouver Police Board. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)

Police settlement with Heiltsuk grandfather to fund new program for at-risk young women

Vancouver Police Board will contribute $100,000 to the Nation’s restorative justice department

Mary Brown, program coordinator for the Heiltsuk Gvi’las Restorative Justice Department, is developing a new program for at-risk young women in Bella Bella using $100,000 from a human rights complaint settlement with the Vancouver Police Board. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)
The polls closed across B.C. at Oct. 15 (File photo)
The polls closed across B.C. at Oct. 15 (File photo)
General Voting Day is Saturday, Oct. 15 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
General Voting Day is Saturday, Oct. 15 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Heiltsuk Nation have witnessed that salmon are dying by the 1,000s in the Neekas River on the mainland 20 kilometres north of Bella Bella. (Sarah Mund photo)

‘Flabbergasting’ lack of rain has returning salmon dying in droves on B.C. central coast

Heiltsuk conservation manager says tens of thousands of salmon have died

The Heiltsuk Nation have witnessed that salmon are dying by the 1,000s in the Neekas River on the mainland 20 kilometres north of Bella Bella. (Sarah Mund photo)
Central Coast Regional District. (Photo submitted)

CCRD requests provincial support for more inclusive regional district table with First Nations partners

During the UBCM conference three regional districts met with Minister Cullen

Central Coast Regional District. (Photo submitted)
Monica Lamb-Yorski is the new editor of Coast Mountain News. (Angie Mindus photo)

EDITORIAL: At the helm

Coast Mountain News has a new editor

Monica Lamb-Yorski is the new editor of Coast Mountain News. (Angie Mindus photo)
Crystal Anderson is seeking re-election for school trustee. (Photo submitted)

MEET THE CANDIDATE: Trustee Area 2 candidate Crystal Anderson

Anderson answers questions posed by Coast Mountain News

Crystal Anderson is seeking re-election for school trustee. (Photo submitted)
Daniel Bertrand lives with his family on Denny Island. (Photo submitted)

MEET THE CANDIDATE: CCRD Area A director, trustee Area 2 candidate Daniel Bertrand

Bertrand answers questions posed by the Coast Mountain News

  • Sep 29, 2022
Daniel Bertrand lives with his family on Denny Island. (Photo submitted)