Bella Coola

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

 

Marisa Blewett is running for school trustee Area 1. (Photo submitted)

MEET THE CANDIDATE: Nicola Koroluk is vying for trustee Area 1

Koroluk answers questions posed by Coast Mountain News

  • Sep 29, 2022

 

Christina Hoppe is running for school trustee Area 1. (Photo submitted)

MEET THE CANDIDATE: Christina Hoppe is vying for trustee Area 1

Hoppe answers questions from Coast Mountain News

  • Sep 29, 2022

 

Incumbent Marisa Blewett is seeking re-election as trustee Area 1. (Photo submitted)

MEET THE CANDIDATE: Trustee Area 1 candidate Marisa Blewett

Blewett answers questions posed by Coast Mountain News

  • Sep 29, 2022
Incumbent Marisa Blewett is seeking re-election as trustee Area 1. (Photo submitted)
Terry Weber is running for school trustee. (Photo submitted)

MEET THE CANDIDATE: Trustee Area 1 candidate Terry Weber

Weber answers questions posed by the Coast Mountain News

  • Sep 29, 2022
Terry Weber is running for school trustee. (Photo submitted)
Marlene King is running for school trustee and CCRD director. (Photo submitted)

MEET THE CANDIDATE: CCRD Area E, trustee Area 1 candidate Marlene King

King answers questions posed by Coast Mountain News

  • Sep 29, 2022
Marlene King is running for school trustee and CCRD director. (Photo submitted)
Richard Hall

MEET THE CANDIDATE: CCRD Area E director Richard Hall

Hall answers questions posed by Coast Mountain News

  • Sep 29, 2022
Richard Hall
General Voting Day is Oct. 15, 2022. (Adobe stock)

Voting, advance voting opportunities expanded for central coast

There will be special voting opportunities in Ocean Falls, Bella Bella, Wuikinuxv (Rivers Inlet)

General Voting Day is Oct. 15, 2022. (Adobe stock)
Teams were digging in as competition got underway in the men’s tug of war. (Hans Granander photo)

Bella Coola Loggers Sports Results

Another successful Loggers Sports competition

Teams were digging in as competition got underway in the men’s tug of war. (Hans Granander photo)
The Hagensborg Bridge (Bailey Bridge) on Salloompt Road will undergo improvements. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) photo)

Bailey Bridge closure date set

The Hagensborg Bridge on Saloompt Road, (the Bailey Bridge) will be closed…

  • Sep 23, 2022
The Hagensborg Bridge (Bailey Bridge) on Salloompt Road will undergo improvements. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) photo)
The Bella Coola Valley Sustainable Agriculture Society will be hosting its AGM Thursday, Sept. 29. (Black Press Media photo)

Bella Coola Valley Sustainable Agriculture Society AGM Sept. 29

The Bella Coola Valley Sustainable Agriculture Society will host its annual general…

  • Sep 23, 2022
The Bella Coola Valley Sustainable Agriculture Society will be hosting its AGM Thursday, Sept. 29. (Black Press Media photo)
BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)

Five U.S. citizens fined for fishing with barbed hooks near Bella Coola

BC Conservation officers caught them during a patrol of the Dean River

BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)
An ambulance sits outside of the Port Clements Medical Centre. Rural communities across B.C. are facing difficulties recruiting paramedics. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Bella Coola ambulance service had coverage for only half of July

BC Emergency Health Services are flying in locum placements to cover unfilled positions

An ambulance sits outside of the Port Clements Medical Centre. Rural communities across B.C. are facing difficulties recruiting paramedics. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Central Coast Regional District. (Photo submitted)

Candidates declared for upcoming regional district, school trustee elections

Nomination deadline extended to Monday, Sept. 12, 4 p.m. for trustee electoral area 2

Central Coast Regional District. (Photo submitted)
The Hagensborg Bridge (Bailey Bridge) on Salloompt Road will undergo improvements. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) photo)

Hagensborg Bridge rehabilitation update for Bella Coola

Contract awarded to Prince George company Enviro-Ex Contracting Ltd.

  • Sep 7, 2022
The Hagensborg Bridge (Bailey Bridge) on Salloompt Road will undergo improvements. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) photo)
A kayaker is transported into a helicopter after spending the night on the shores of the Bella Coola River with members of Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue. (Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue photo)

Missing Bella Coola River kayaker located safe and sound by search and rescue

The kayaker self-rescued after being caught up in a large logjam Saturday Aug. 20

A kayaker is transported into a helicopter after spending the night on the shores of the Bella Coola River with members of Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue. (Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue photo)
Eulachon were once so plentiful they could be scooped up out of the water in sufficient quantities to fill a canoe. (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Museum of History - 72-9717)
Eulachon were once so plentiful they could be scooped up out of the water in sufficient quantities to fill a canoe. (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Museum of History - 72-9717)
One of the paintings in the current show on display at the Art House Gallery in Hagensborg. (Photo submitted)

Bella Coola’s Art House hosts work of two young artists

Show is up until Aug. 27 and features tradition and creativity

One of the paintings in the current show on display at the Art House Gallery in Hagensborg. (Photo submitted)
The Independent Investigations Office has opened an investigation into the arrest of a woman in Bella Coola on July 24, 2022 which resulted in an injury. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Independent Investigations Office has opened an investigation into the arrest of a woman in Bella Coola on July 24, 2022 which resulted in an injury. (Black Press Media file photo)
A hiker was rescued from Nusatsum Mountain near Bella Coola Wednesday, July 27. (RCMP photo)

Distressed hiker rescued from Nusatsum Mountain near Bella Coola

Bella Coola RCMP, Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue alerted the hiker was in medical distress

A hiker was rescued from Nusatsum Mountain near Bella Coola Wednesday, July 27. (RCMP photo)