Bella Coola

Carl Schooner was last heard from on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 when he left Bella Coola, headed to Williams Lake. (RCMP submitted photo)

RCMP seek assistance in locating missing Bella Coola man

Carl Schooner was last heard from while travelling between Williams Lake and Bella Coola

 

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

 

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

 

Therisa Peimer is the author of a new Sci-Fi Romance titled Taming Flame. She will be doing a book reading and signing on Dec. 3 at the Bella Coola Valley Art Gallery. (Photo submitted)

Bella Coola Valley Art Gallery hosting Sci-Fi romance book launch

Author Therisa Peimer will do a book reading, signing

  • Nov 27, 2022
Therisa Peimer is the author of a new Sci-Fi Romance titled Taming Flame. She will be doing a book reading and signing on Dec. 3 at the Bella Coola Valley Art Gallery. (Photo submitted)
Sir Alexander Mackenzie students came second place at the zones in Prince George. (Photo submitted)

SAMS caps off a very successful soccer season

Things started to gel and players were becoming more and more skilled

  • Nov 23, 2022
Sir Alexander Mackenzie students came second place at the zones in Prince George. (Photo submitted)
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)
Bella Coola resident Lorena Draney, 102, plays the piano almost every day. (Elaine McLean photo)
Bella Coola resident Lorena Draney, 102, plays the piano almost every day. (Elaine McLean photo)
Image from the film Precious Leader Woman by Leo Hoorn, which will be showing as part of the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival showing in Bella Coola on Saturday, Nov. 19. (Photo contributed)

Mini Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival coming to Bella Coola

The all-ages event is at the legion, hosted by the Bella Coola Valley Arts Council

Image from the film Precious Leader Woman by Leo Hoorn, which will be showing as part of the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival showing in Bella Coola on Saturday, Nov. 19. (Photo contributed)
The legion will be hosting a Remembrance Day ceremony Friday, Nov. 11 at the cenotaph in Bella Coola. (John Morton photo)
The legion will be hosting a Remembrance Day ceremony Friday, Nov. 11 at the cenotaph in Bella Coola. (John Morton photo)
Two pile drivers work to pull a fishing boat from under a pier in the Bella Coola harbour Monday, Nov. 7, preventing it from severe damage and ramming into nearby fuel pipelines. (RCMP video screen capture)
Two pile drivers work to pull a fishing boat from under a pier in the Bella Coola harbour Monday, Nov. 7, preventing it from severe damage and ramming into nearby fuel pipelines. (RCMP video screen capture)
Bella Coola RCMP seize drugs and cash during traffic stop on Highway 20 at Hagensborg on Monday, Nov. 7. (RCMP photo)

Bella Coola RCMP seize drugs, cash during traffic stop in Hagensborg

An unlicensed male driver, woman wanted on outstanding warrants were in the vehicle

Bella Coola RCMP seize drugs and cash during traffic stop on Highway 20 at Hagensborg on Monday, Nov. 7. (RCMP photo)
The Bella Coola Elementary School will host a Ready, Set, Learn Event on Tuesday, Nov. 8. (file photo)

Bella Coola Elementary hosts Ready, Set, Learn Nov. 8

Ready, Set, Learn is intended for families of three- to five-year olds.

The Bella Coola Elementary School will host a Ready, Set, Learn Event on Tuesday, Nov. 8. (file photo)
There are many stories to share about the people who live in the Bella Coola Valley. In this first installment of Living Here, we feature Cyril Christensen. (Lorianne Duran photo)

LIVING HERE: Cyril Christensen is a third generation Bella Coola Valley resident

Christensen said he’s never thought about living anywhere else

There are many stories to share about the people who live in the Bella Coola Valley. In this first installment of Living Here, we feature Cyril Christensen. (Lorianne Duran photo)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley NDP MP Taylor Bachrach. (Photo submitted)

NDP MP Bachrach hopeful National Disability Act will become a reality

On Oct. 18 the House of Commons unanimously gave Bill C-22 second reading

Skeena-Bulkley Valley NDP MP Taylor Bachrach. (Photo submitted)
The view from the DriveBC webcam on Highway 20 at Heckman Summit, Friday Oct. 28, where there is a travel advisory due to high avalanche hazard. (DriveBC site image)

UPDATE: Highway 20 at Heckman Pass reopened

Motorists are advised of slippery sections

The view from the DriveBC webcam on Highway 20 at Heckman Summit, Friday Oct. 28, where there is a travel advisory due to high avalanche hazard. (DriveBC site image)
Parents and caregivers are invited to attend Come Read With Me virtual workshops at the New Leaf Learning Centre. (One to One website photo)

Tips for reading with children focus of upcoming workshop in Bella Coola

While workshop is offered online, New Leaf Learning Centre offering group session

Parents and caregivers are invited to attend Come Read With Me virtual workshops at the New Leaf Learning Centre. (One to One website photo)
Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).

Moosemeat & Marmalade episodes filmed in Bella Coola showing on APTN

The docuseries filmed two episodes in Nuxalkulmc last year, both directed by Banchi Hanuse

Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).
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)
Improvements planned for the Hagensborg Bridge (Bailey Bridge) will not take place until September 2023. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Hagensborg Bridge rehabilitation project postponed until fall 2023

The MoTI and its contractor were not able to begin the work this year

Improvements planned for the Hagensborg Bridge (Bailey Bridge) will not take place until September 2023. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Third trustee determined for Central Coast School District Area 1. (Michael Wigle file photo)

Update: Christina Hoppe emerges Central Coast School District trustee after lots drawn

A judicial recount was conducted in the provincial court Monday, Oct. 24

Third trustee determined for Central Coast School District Area 1. (Michael Wigle file photo)