Bella Coola

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)
Bella Coola Valley twins Ayanna Parr and Annika Parr fifth and sixth back row were part of the Cariboo North East five-on-five basketball team at the 2022 BC Summer Games held in Prince George. (Photo submitted)

Bella Coola Valley well-represented at 2022 BC Summer Games

Ten youth were part of the Cariboo North East Zone for the competition

Bella Coola Valley twins Ayanna Parr and Annika Parr fifth and sixth back row were part of the Cariboo North East five-on-five basketball team at the 2022 BC Summer Games held in Prince George. (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake strength athlete Tyson Delay competes in Kelowna. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake lifters continue to winning streak, set sights on nationals

Tyson Delay, Ksenia Kolodka faced off against a mixture of new blood and grizzled veterans May 14

  • Jul 14, 2022
Williams Lake strength athlete Tyson Delay competes in Kelowna. (Photo submitted)
Artist Latham Mack with his mask carving which was accepted into the juried art exhibition <em>IN THE SPIRIT</em>, in Tacoma, Washington. (Latham Mack photo)

Nuxalk carver Latham Mack in juried show in Washington

Mack currently lives in Kamloops but his art is making an international debut across the border

  • Jul 7, 2022
Artist Latham Mack with his mask carving which was accepted into the juried art exhibition <em>IN THE SPIRIT</em>, in Tacoma, Washington. (Latham Mack photo)
The SAMS Grizzlies track team have had a successful year. Some members of the team competed at the B.C. high school track and field championships June 9-11 in Langley. (Photo submitted)
The SAMS Grizzlies track team have had a successful year. Some members of the team competed at the B.C. high school track and field championships June 9-11 in Langley. (Photo submitted)
Stan Fraser is walking from Bella Coola to Winnipeg for mental health awareness and to help raise funds for family in small centres to travel and stay near patients in treatment for mental illness. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Walk and Talk for Mental Health to go from Bella Coola to Winnipeg

Stan Fraser has been sober more than 35 years and now he wants to speak out and try to help others

Stan Fraser is walking from Bella Coola to Winnipeg for mental health awareness and to help raise funds for family in small centres to travel and stay near patients in treatment for mental illness. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Parts of the works by artist Heather Mason which will be in her solo show in the Art House gallery in Hagensborg on display from June 3-19, 2022. (Heather Mason poster image).

Bella Coola Valley Arts Council calls for submissions

Grant funding for community art projects ready to be allocated

Parts of the works by artist Heather Mason which will be in her solo show in the Art House gallery in Hagensborg on display from June 3-19, 2022. (Heather Mason poster image).
A map showing the area included in the flood watch issued on June 5, 2022. (B.C. River Forecast Centre image)

Flood watch for Dean River issued, could surpass 10-year flows

As rain continues to fall, high streamflow advisory upgraded

A map showing the area included in the flood watch issued on June 5, 2022. (B.C. River Forecast Centre image)
Heather Mason is an artist whose work is featured in a solo exhibit at the Arthouse gallery in Hagensborg June 3 through June 19, 2022. (Photo submitted)

West Pacific, solo art exhibit opened June 3 in Bella Coola

Arthouse gallery show in Hagensborg highlights area’s natural beauty

Heather Mason is an artist whose work is featured in a solo exhibit at the Arthouse gallery in Hagensborg June 3 through June 19, 2022. (Photo submitted)
Danika Saunders, 24, is the recipient of a YVR Art Foundation scholarship which she will use to mentor under Northwest Coast artist Robert Davidson. (Photo submitted)

Bella Coola artist recipient of YVR Art Foundation Scholarship

Danika Saunders will learn how to paint on regalia with Northwest Coast artist Robert Davidson

Danika Saunders, 24, is the recipient of a YVR Art Foundation scholarship which she will use to mentor under Northwest Coast artist Robert Davidson. (Photo submitted)
SAMS is hosting a spring prom for students in grade eight through 12 on Friday, May 27. (File photo)

SAMS hosting a prom Friday, May 27 for students in the valley

It will be open to students in Grade 8 to 12

SAMS is hosting a spring prom for students in grade eight through 12 on Friday, May 27. (File photo)
Some young riders were out enjoying the Tour de Bella Coola on May 1. (Angie Morris photo)

Cyclists will be able to lock bikes in Bella Coola

New bike racks to support cyclists and their bikes in the valley

Some young riders were out enjoying the Tour de Bella Coola on May 1. (Angie Morris photo)
Fun in the kids site with Blackberry Wood. (Michael Wigle photo)
Fun in the kids site with Blackberry Wood. (Michael Wigle photo)
Remi Vande Weghe and his dog Maya were setting out for Dog Creek on April 30, 2022 from Williams Lake, as part of a tour through western Canada back home to Quebec. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Bicycle tourist rides through B.C. with his dog en route back to Quebec

Remy Vande Weghe is taking his dog Maya for a very long ride

Remi Vande Weghe and his dog Maya were setting out for Dog Creek on April 30, 2022 from Williams Lake, as part of a tour through western Canada back home to Quebec. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Tour de Bella Coola has been taking place in the valley since 2008. (Photo submitted)
The Tour de Bella Coola has been taking place in the valley since 2008. (Photo submitted)