Chris Gareau

Coastal GasLink applies for injunction against Unist’ot’en

Coastal GasLink applies for injunction against Unist’ot’en

LNG company applied to enforce access to Morice River bridge and roads blocked by Unist’ot’en camp.

Coastal GasLink applies for injunction against Unist’ot’en
Smithers gambles CT scanner for ‘sidewalk law’

Smithers gambles CT scanner for ‘sidewalk law’

Despite letter from Northern Health saying delays or cancellation possible, ‘sidewalk law’ applied.

Smithers gambles CT scanner for ‘sidewalk law’
LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist

LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist

As Coastal GasLink holds open houses with contractors, Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs stand opposed.

LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist
A grand opening for kids

A grand opening for kids

The BV Child Development Centre held its regional centre grand opening Nov. 15.

A grand opening for kids
CN signal boxes shot

CN signal boxes shot

Information sought after trains forced to stop by Kitwanga signal boxes being shot up.

CN signal boxes shot
Witset will be the last First Nation along Highway 16 to get reliable cell service after a grant from the Province helps build a new Rogers tower. Chris Gareau photo

New cell service coming to Highway of Tears

Witset was the only First Nation along Hwy 16 still without full cell service.

Witset will be the last First Nation along Highway 16 to get reliable cell service after a grant from the Province helps build a new Rogers tower. Chris Gareau photo
Premier John Horgan (right) cutting the cake at a celebration with LNG Canada and Haisla Nation in Kitimat. (John Horgan Facebook photo)

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs say no to approved LNG pipeline

Rundown of support, opposition and what $40-billion LNG investment means for BC and Bulkley Valley.

Premier John Horgan (right) cutting the cake at a celebration with LNG Canada and Haisla Nation in Kitimat. (John Horgan Facebook photo)
RCMP confirm death of missing BC teen Jessica Patrick

RCMP confirm death of missing BC teen Jessica Patrick

No details on cause were given. Case is under criminal investigation and police are asking for tips.

RCMP confirm death of missing BC teen Jessica Patrick
VIDEO: Hundreds line highway as family brings home body of B.C. teen

VIDEO: Hundreds line highway as family brings home body of B.C. teen

Northern B.C. showed their support by lining Hwy 16 as Jessica Patrick’s body returned to Smithers.

VIDEO: Hundreds line highway as family brings home body of B.C. teen
Vigil for Jessica Patrick

Vigil for Jessica Patrick

VIDEOS: Hundreds honour a young mother who lost her life. Jessica Patrick was 18.

Vigil for Jessica Patrick
Northwest fire ban starts Friday

Northwest fire ban starts Friday

Campfires and other open burning is prohibited starting noon ahead of the long weekend.

Northwest fire ban starts Friday
RCMP have charged Adams in relation to eight dogs found in her hotel room in Alberta. File photo

Woman charged after eight dogs seized from hotel room

Sixteen dogs recently seized from Adams and her daughter in Quesnel

RCMP have charged Adams in relation to eight dogs found in her hotel room in Alberta. File photo
Smithers airport manager Rob Blackburn (left) shows Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur the view of Hudson Bay Mountain outside the front doors Monday.

NDP leader lands in Northwest B.C.

Consensus has to happen for projects to happen says Jagmeet Singh during a visit to the Northwest.

Smithers airport manager Rob Blackburn (left) shows Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and his wife Gurkiran Kaur the view of Hudson Bay Mountain outside the front doors Monday.
The 5,050-square-metre facility will house a rink, fitness room, gym, and a community rental space. It will also have spaces for community programming in various areas such as wellness and personal development. (Chris Gareau photo)

Upper Skeena Rec Centre could be biomass heated

Come for a tour inside the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre in Hazelton.

The 5,050-square-metre facility will house a rink, fitness room, gym, and a community rental space. It will also have spaces for community programming in various areas such as wellness and personal development. (Chris Gareau photo)
RCMP seek witness for sexual assault investigation

RCMP seek witness for sexual assault investigation

The man is described as an “important indirect witness” who may be from the Hazelton area.

RCMP seek witness for sexual assault investigation
(Chris Gareau photo)

No charges in police shooting deaths of north BC mother and son

RCMP officer’s actions justified in report including Molotov cocktails and guns in 2016 incident.

(Chris Gareau photo)
The BC Bus North, backed by $2 million in provincial funding, as of June 4 provides two round-trip routes a week between Prince Rupert and Prince George. (BC Transit image)

Debit accepted on new BC Bus North

After first announcing a credit card would be needed, debit accepted as riders get on Hwy 16 bus.

The BC Bus North, backed by $2 million in provincial funding, as of June 4 provides two round-trip routes a week between Prince Rupert and Prince George. (BC Transit image)
Holly ‘Cargo’ Harrison passes through Smithers on his journey from Ushuaia, Argentina to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. (Chris Gareau photo)

Walking from Argentina to Alaska

Holly ‘Cargo’ Harrison is now in northern B.C. on his journey from Argentina to Alaska.

Holly ‘Cargo’ Harrison passes through Smithers on his journey from Ushuaia, Argentina to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. (Chris Gareau photo)
President and COO of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Leroy Reitsma (left to right), Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach, and West Fraser vice president Larry Gardner at the site of a wood pellet production facility expected to be running by September the latest. (Chris Gareau photo)

Northwest B.C. pellet plant to provide energy to Asia

Pinnalce Renewable Holdings and West Fraser Timber approve construction of plant in Smithers.

President and COO of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Leroy Reitsma (left to right), Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach, and West Fraser vice president Larry Gardner at the site of a wood pellet production facility expected to be running by September the latest. (Chris Gareau photo)
Scene shortly after coal train derailment Jan. 19.                                Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

MP critical of CN culture after coal train derailment

Responding to January’s coal train derailment, Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen said…

Scene shortly after coal train derailment Jan. 19.                                Michael Grace-Dacosta photo