Bella Coola

Jade Hanuse works on a panel under the mentorship of master carver Dempsey Bob. (Photo Submitted)

Bella Coola artist Jade Hanuse’s first carved panel on display at Museum of Vancouver

The piece is part of exhibit titled Indigineity Rising

 

Central Coast Regional District managed landfill in the Bella Coola Valley. (Harley Pool photo)

CCRD call for Bella Coola landfill closure funds from the province endorsed by UBCM

‘Down the road, without help from the province, we will have to look at exporting waste,’ CCRD chair.

 

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The Bella Coola Valley Tourism Association is working to reduce bear attractants in the valley to keep grizzly bears out of trouble. (Bella Coola Valley Tourism photo)

Electric fence initiative available for residents to discourage bears

Bella Coola Valley Tourism (BCVT) is partnering with the Grizzly Bear Foundation

  • Sep 7, 2021
The Bella Coola Valley Tourism Association is working to reduce bear attractants in the valley to keep grizzly bears out of trouble. (Bella Coola Valley Tourism photo)
A grizzly bear steps over hair snag at Atnarko River, leaving its DNA behind. (Trail cam photo)

Bear viewing area to close for 10 half days in September on Atnarko River

Researchers to measure how bear behaviours might vary by human presence or absence

A grizzly bear steps over hair snag at Atnarko River, leaving its DNA behind. (Trail cam photo)
Although conditions in the region are suitable to rescind the campfire prohibition due to recent rainfall and cooler temperatures, the public is strongly encouraged to continue exercising extreme caution with campfire use. (Black Press Media file photo)

Campfire prohibition lifted for Central Coast area

Category 2 and 3 remains prohibited throughout the rest of the Coastal Fire Centre area

  • Aug 30, 2021
Although conditions in the region are suitable to rescind the campfire prohibition due to recent rainfall and cooler temperatures, the public is strongly encouraged to continue exercising extreme caution with campfire use. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kal Knudsen enjoys a dip in the pool, where worked his second year as a lifeguard this summer. (Angie Mindus photo)

Centennial Pool a summer oasis in Bella Coola Valley

Staff at the pool offer lessons, safe place to have fun swimming

Kal Knudsen enjoys a dip in the pool, where worked his second year as a lifeguard this summer. (Angie Mindus photo)
The Bella Coola River was high at the end of June due to a quick melt caused by a heat wave. (Angie Mindus photo)

Search continues on Bella Coola River for two still missing after fishing boat capsizes

RCMP urges caution to searches as river remains hazardous and there are bears along the shorelines

The Bella Coola River was high at the end of June due to a quick melt caused by a heat wave. (Angie Mindus photo)
Andrea and Cameron Murdoch were in a guided fishing boat that capsized on the Bella Coola River Aug. 10. (Family photo)

Family mourns Victoria couple lost after guided fishing boat capsizes on Bella Coola River

Andrea and Cameron Murdoch were celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary on the trip

Andrea and Cameron Murdoch were in a guided fishing boat that capsized on the Bella Coola River Aug. 10. (Family photo)
Bella Coola RCMP detachement. (Angie Mindus photo - Black Press Media)

Two injured, one arrested, after shots fired at rural Bella Coola property

Bella Coola RCMP called to the incident the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 11

Bella Coola RCMP detachement. (Angie Mindus photo - Black Press Media)
Bella Coola RCMP Const. Heather Noon is enjoying her time working in the Bella Coola Valley. (Angie Mindus photo)

Bella Coola: Successful RCMP career inspired by North of 60 Indigenous actress

Const. Heather Noon watched the popular Canadian show as a young teen

Bella Coola RCMP Const. Heather Noon is enjoying her time working in the Bella Coola Valley. (Angie Mindus photo)
The Bella Coola Music Festival will kick off Saturday morning, July 17. (Michael Wigle file photo)

‘We are making it work in any way that we can’: Bella Coola Music Festival kicks off Saturday

Highway access to the valley has been cut off due to wildfires, but reopened Thursday with pilot car

The Bella Coola Music Festival will kick off Saturday morning, July 17. (Michael Wigle file photo)
Tamara Siwallace (from left), Jade Mack, Tristan Andy, Gary Bolton, Albert Edgar and Jarome White are the 2020/2021 graduates of Acwsalcta School in Bella Coola. (Cathy Robson photo)
Tamara Siwallace (from left), Jade Mack, Tristan Andy, Gary Bolton, Albert Edgar and Jarome White are the 2020/2021 graduates of Acwsalcta School in Bella Coola. (Cathy Robson photo)
Sir Alexander Mackenzie Secondary School families and staff celebrated graduates in June. (Angie Mindus photo)
Sir Alexander Mackenzie Secondary School families and staff celebrated graduates in June. (Angie Mindus photo)
Riders take part in the Bella Coola Valley Ridge Riders gymkhana held recently.

Bella Coola Valley Ridge Riders host second gymkhana of the season

The club is grateful to all those who came out to ride, cheer, and volunteer

  • Jun 28, 2021
Riders take part in the Bella Coola Valley Ridge Riders gymkhana held recently.
The<em> Northern Sea Wolf</em> arrived in Bella Coola June 19. Michael Wigle photo

Summer ferry service to Bella Coola to start June 19

“We are optimistic for a good tourist season.”

The<em> Northern Sea Wolf</em> arrived in Bella Coola June 19. Michael Wigle photo
Sam Schooner is Chief of the Nuxalk Nation. (Photo submitted)

‘We need jobs,’ says newly-elected Nuxalk Chief Samuel Schooner

Schooner was elected as chief on May 26, 2021 after serving as a councillor for more than a decade

Sam Schooner is Chief of the Nuxalk Nation. (Photo submitted)
The Northern Sea Wolf is set to arrive in Bella Coola June 19 and BCVT remains cautiously optimistic for a more “normal” 2021 season (Michael Wigle photo)

Summer ferry service to Bella Coola to start June 19

“We are optimistic for a good tourist season.”

The Northern Sea Wolf is set to arrive in Bella Coola June 19 and BCVT remains cautiously optimistic for a more “normal” 2021 season (Michael Wigle photo)
The BC River Forecast has issued a high streamflow advisory for the Central Coast. (file photo)
The BC River Forecast has issued a high streamflow advisory for the Central Coast. (file photo)